Michigan State gymnastics heads to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania next week to compete in the NCAA Pittsburgh Regional beginning on Friday, March 31. With Monday’s selection, the Spartans have qualified for the NCAA gymnastics postseason in consecutive years for the first time since 2015-2016.
No. 9 Michigan State scored a 197.550, the sixth-best score in program history, to finish second at the Big Ten Championships Saturday evening at Xtream Arena in Coralville, Iowa. The Spartans collected two individual titles, marking the first two individual titles for MSU since 2017, while four Spartans were named to the All-Championship Team.
No. 9 Michigan State (14-2, 8-1) heads to Coralville, Iowa for the Big Ten Gymnastics Championships on Saturday, March 18 at 5:30 p.m. ET/4:30 p.m. CT at Xtream Arena in Coralville, Iowa. The top-seeded Spartans will take on No. 2-seed Michigan, No. 3-seed Iowa and No. 4-seed in the championship’s evening session on Big Ten Network.
Five Michigan State gymnasts have earned All-Big Ten Gymnastics accolades, as announced by the conference Wednesday. Freshman Nikki Smith, sophomores Skyla Schulte and Gabrielle Stephen, along with junior Delanie Harkness received first-team honors, while junior Baleigh Garcia was named Second-Team All-Big Ten.
Michigan State gymnastics picked up a pair of Big Ten Weekly accolades in the final round of regular-season awards, the conference announced Wednesday afternoon. Sophomore Gabrielle Stephen collected her second Big Ten Gymnast of the Week honor of the season, while Nikki Smith earned her sixth Freshman of the Week nod.
For the seventh time this season, the No. 10 Michigan State gymnastics team surpassed the 197.000 mark to defeat Northern Illinois, 197.800-195.225 Saturday night at Jenison Field House. Sophomore Gabrielle Stephen set a new career high in the all-around with a 37.725, just shy of freshman Nikki Smith’s school record score of 39.775 set last week.
Michigan State gymnastics freshman Nikki Smith and senior Jori Jackard have earned Big Ten Gymnastics Weekly honors, as announced by the conference Wednesday. Smith receives Gymnast and Freshman of the Week honors while Jackard earns Event Specialist of the Week.
With two perfect 10.0s on the day, Michigan State set the school record with a score of 198.225 Sunday afternoon at Jenison Field House. Sunday was also the Spartans’ annual Jan Howard Breast Cancer Awareness Meet.
No. 13 Michigan State returns to Jenison Field House for the first time since Feb. 4 on Sunday, March 5, hosting Bowling Green and LIU in a tri-meet at 1 p.m. Live results will be available on MSUSpartans.com with streaming on B1G+.
Highlighted by a program-record bars rotation, No. 13 Michigan State scored a 197.500 to top Eastern Michigan (194.900) and LIU (194.625) Friday afternoon at the George Gervin GameAbove Center in Ypsilanti.
Michigan State gymnastics travels to Ypsilanti, Michigan for a tri-meet with Eastern Michigan and Long Island University on Friday, March 3. Action gets underway at 1 p.m. from the George Gervin GameAbove Center.
Michigan State gymnastics sophomore Gabrielle Stephen and freshman Nikki Smith collected Big Ten Gymnastics Weekly honors, as announced by the conference Tuesday. Stephen earns her first Big Ten weekly award of the season and first Gymnast of the Week award of her career, while Smith collects her fourth Freshman of the Week honor.
Michigan State will compete during the evening session as the No. 1 seed at the Big Ten Gymnastics Championships on March 18, as announced by the league Tuesday. The evening session features the top four seeds, who will compete at 5:30 p.m.
Tying its fifth-best team overall score, No. 13 Michigan State earned a 197.450-196.425 win at No. 23 Illinois to earn its first Big Ten Regular Season Championship in program history Monday night in Champaign.
No. 13 Michigan State returns to action on Monday, Feb. 27 at 7 p.m. ET/8 p.m. CT for for its Big Ten regular season finale at No. 23 Illinois at Huff Hall in Champaign. Monday’s meet will stream on B1G+.
Competing in its first meet since Feb. 11, No. 19 Michigan State gymnastics set a program record of 197.675 en route to a dominant victory over No. 18 Minnesota, No. 13 Ohio State, Nebraska and Rutgers at the Big Five Meet Saturday afternoon at the Bob Devaney Sports Center in Lincoln.
No. 19 Michigan State returns to action on Saturday, Feb. 25 at 1 p.m. ET/noon CT for the league’s annual Big Five Meet at the Bob Devaney Sports Center in Lincoln, Nebraska. The meet will be televised nationally on the Big Ten Network with Olivia Karas and Dean Linke on the call. Live results will be available at MSUSpartans.com.
No. 12 Michigan State captured three event titles and sophomore Gabrielle Stephen won her second-straight all-around title, but an uncharacteristic night for the Spartans resulted in a 196.150-195.725 loss Saturday night at No. 17 Iowa.
No. 12 Michigan State begins its month-long road stint at No. 17 Iowa on Saturday, Feb. 11 at 6 p.m. ET/5 p.m. CT at Iowa’s Xtream Arena, site of the 2023 Big Ten Championships. The meet will air on B1G+, with live results available on MSUSpartans.com.
Behind the fourth-best score in school history, the No. 13 Michigan State gymnastics dominated Penn State, 197.400-195.475 at packed Jenison Field House Saturday night, celebrating National Girls and Women in Sports Day.