Michigan State gymnastics celebrated the 2020 gymnastics season in a virtual awards banquet on Sunday, May 3. MSU head coach Mike Rowe and his staff presented the team awards, MSU Athletics Director Bill Beekman, Coach Rowe, and the team’s lone senior, Gabriella Douglas, all spoke to everyone, and the season highlight video was shown.
Senior Ella Douglas celebrated Senior Day with a pair of 9.925 scores, en route to capturing two event titles Saturday at Jenison Field House. The Spartans took care of business at home as well, defeating Eastern Michigan 195.875-194.200.
No. 25 Michigan State gymnastics was stopped by No. 17 Iowa State, 196.225-194.175, on the road in a top-25 matchup in Ames, Iowa on Friday night.
Michigan State earned a team score of 195.975 on Saturday night at the Big Five Meet hosted by Elevate the Stage at the Huntington Center in Toledo, Ohio. With its fourth-place finish in Saturday’s session, MSU is currently ranked sixth in the Big Ten following the conclusion of the two-part Big Five Meet.
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Michigan State gymnastics posted a team score of 196.150 on the way to defeating No. 23 Illinois at Jenison Field House on Sunday afternoon. MSU scored above 49.000 on three of the four events, in addition to registering a season-high bars score of 49.125, to lead the Spartans past the No. 23-ranked Fighting Illini on Alumni Day.
Michigan State gymnastics earned its second Big Ten win of the season, defeating Rutgers by a score of 195.675-193.800, on Saturday afternoon at the Rutgers Athletic Center (RAC), in a meet that was nationally televised on the Big Ten Network.
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Michigan State gymnastics posted a team score of 195.300 on Saturday evening in a dual at Iowa in MSU’s first road Big Ten meet of the season. The Spartans were boosted by notching a season-best score of 49.000 on vault.
Michigan State gymnastics posted a season-high 196.550, for the fifth-best team score in program history, behind team season-best scores on bars (49.075) and floor (49.475), Sunday afternoon at Jenison Field House.
In a tightly-contested meet that came down to the final routine, junior Lea Mitchell tied a career-high on floor to guide Michigan State gymnastics past Ohio State in its Big Ten opener on Saturday at Jenison Field House. The Spartans edged the Buckeyes 195.450-195.325.
Behind a career-best all-around score from junior Lea Mitchell, the Michigan State gymnastics team registered a season-best 195.225 in its home opener. The Spartans finished second behind Central Michigan who finished first with a score of 195.675, while Illinois State completed the tri-meet with a 192.850.
Michigan State gymnastics opens the 2020 season against Western Michigan in Kalamazoo at WMU’s Read Fieldhouse/University Arena on Sunday, Jan. 5 with the meet slated to begin at 1 p.m.
Michigan State gymnastics hosts its annual Green and White meet on Saturday, Dec. 14 at 1 p.m. at Jenison Field House. The event is free admission to all fans. The Green and White meet will provide Spartan fans an opportunity to get a glimpse of the 2020 squad in a meet-like setting. The team will be split into a ‘Green’ and ‘White’ team, with gymnasts competing on floor, vault, beam, and bars in front of judges and fans.
Michigan State gymnastics head coach Mike Rowe announced senior Gabriella Douglas and junior Lea Mitchell as the co-captains for the 2020 season.
Michigan State women’s gymnastics head coach Mike Rowe announced the Spartans’ 2020 schedule Monday.The schedule is highlighted by five home meets at Jenison Field House, including Big Ten opponents Ohio State (Jan. 18), Nebraska (Jan. 26) and Illinois (Feb. 16).
Eleven members of the 2019 Michigan State gymnastics team have been named Scholar All-Americans by the Women’s Collegiate Gymnastics Association (WCGA) as announced on Monday, August 19. Ashley Beatty, Tristan Brown, Gabriella Douglas, Sydney Ewing, Molly Hoerner-O’Malley, Ashley Hofelich, Jessica Ling, Madison McHale, Lea Mitchell, Jenna Wicker and Alyssa Wiedeman were all recognized for having a GPA of 3.5 or higher during the 2018-19 academic year.
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Michigan State gymnastics returns to East Lansing for its only Big Ten home dual of the month as Rutgers visits Jenison Field House on Saturday, Feb. 16 at 2 p.m. The Spartans welcome back former gymnasts on Alumni Day with recognition taking place after the meet.
Sisters Jessica and Amanda Ling started participating in sports when they were young. At that time, however, their parents did not know that they would end up being Division I athletes.