GymHawks post season best against No. 17 Boise State

BY DI STAFF | MARCH 03, 2014 5:00 AM

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The Iowa women’s gymnastics team tallied its season-best score (195.350) on Feb. 28 against No. 17 Boise State but fell, 196.975-195.350. Iowa posted its previous season-high on Feb. 23 against Illinois-Chicago (195.125).

The GymHawks began the night on bars, tallying a season-best score of 48.975. Junior Sydney Hoerr led for the Hawkeyes, posting a 9.850. Boise State posted a 49.325 on vault for its first rotation.

Iowa took to the vault next, posting another season-best of 49.025. Freshman Jordyn Doherty posted a 9.875 to pace the Hawkeyes. Boise State was up 98.825-98.000 heading into the third rotation.

On floor, the Hawkeyes tallied a 48.775 with Hoerr posting a 9.825 to pace the GymHawks. The Broncos totaled a 49.000 on beam to maintain their lead going into the final rotation, 147.825-146.775.

On beam, Hoerr contributed a 9.775 to the team’s total of 48.575. It wasn’t enough for Iowa, however.

Hoerr finished second in the all-around (39.250) behind Boise State’s Kelsey Morris. Sophomore Alie Glover and freshman Angel Metcalf finished third (39.075) and fourth (38.475), respectively.

— by Jordan Bucher

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