No. 13 Michigan State hosts its second meet of the season at Jenison Field House on Saturday, Feb. 4 in a dual meet with Penn State at 7 p.m. The meet will air on B1G+, with live results available on MSUSpartans.com.
Michigan State gymnast Nikki Smith has been named Big Ten Freshman of the Week, as announced by the conference Wednesday. The West Bloomfield, Michigan, native earns her second Freshman of the Week honor in as many weeks after being named both Co-Gymnast and Freshman of the Week on Jan. 24.
Posting a season-high road score and recording a sweep of the event titles, Michigan State gymnastics earned a 196.950-196.425 win over Maryland Sunday at the XFINITY Center in College Park.
No. 12 Michigan State is back on the road for a matchup with Maryland on Sunday, Jan. 29 in College Park for its second B1G dual meet. Action gets underway at 1 p.m., with live results available at MSUSpartans.com and streaming on B1G+.
Michigan State gymnast Nikki Smith has been named both Big Ten Gymnast of the Week and Freshman of the Week, as announced by the conference Tuesday. A native of West Bloomfield, Michigan, Smith earns both honors for the first time in her career and becomes the first MSU gymnast to collect both awards in the same week since Skyla Schulte on March 8, 2022.
Behind the sixth-best score in school history, the No. 14 Michigan State gymnastics team took down No. 3 Michigan, 197.200-196.975 on Alumni Day at a packed Jenison Field House Sunday night. Michigan State captured its first win against Michigan since winning the State of Michigan Classic on Feb. 3, 2007 in East Lansing.
No. 14 Michigan State hosts No. 3 Michigan at Jenison Field House for its home opener on Sunday, Jan. 22 at 7 p.m. The meet will broadcast nationally on Big Ten Network with Dean Linke and Olivia Karas on the call. Live stats will be available at MSUSpartans.com.
Lifted by a season-high floor score in the third rotation, No. 13 Michigan State overcame an early deficit to top NC State, 196.400-196.375, at Reynolds Coliseum Saturday afternoon in Raleigh.
No. 13 Michigan State (0-1, 0-0 B1G) stays on the road for its second meet of the season, facing NC State (0-1, 0-0 EAGL) on Saturday, Jan. 14 at NC State’s Reynolds Coliseum in Raleigh, N.C. Action gets underway at 4 p.m.
No. 12 Michigan State opened its season with a 196.550 team score at No. 7 Alabama Friday night in Tuscaloosa. The Crimson Tide posted a score of 196.975 to take the win, while freshman Sage Kellerman, sophomore Gabi Stephen and junior Baleigh Garcia claimed event titles for the Spartans.
No. 12 Michigan State travels to No. 7 Alabama on Friday, January 6 for its 2023 season opener. Action gets underway at 7 p.m. ET in Tuscaloosa, Alabama at Alabama’s Coleman Coliseum. The meet will air live on the SEC Network with Steve Schlanger and Bridget Sloan on the call.
Michigan State gymnastics is set to host its annual Green and White exhibition meet this Saturday at 1 p.m. The meet will take place on the main area floor inside Jenison Field House.
Michigan State gymnastics has been selected to finish second in the 2023 Big Ten Preseason Coaches’ Poll, as announced by the league Wednesday. Freshman Nikki Smith and sophomore Gabrielle Stephen were named B1G Gymnasts to Watch. The preseason ranking is the highest under head coach Mike Rowe and comes after a record-setting 2022 season for the Spartans.
Michigan State gymnastics head coach Mike Rowe announced a trio of captains for the 2023 season. Jori Jackard, Baleigh Garcia and Gabrielle Stephen will lead the Spartans during the upcoming season, each serving their first year as captains.
Michigan State gymnastics opens the 2023 season ranked No. 12 in the Women’s Collegiate Gymnastics Association Preseason Poll, as announced by the organization Friday.
Michigan State gymnastics released its 2023 schedule Tuesday, a slate that features five non-conference opponents and 10 B1G teams, including four home meets at Jenison Field House. “We are thrilled to get into action, and it won’t be long now,” head coach Mike Rowe said. “The Spartans are boasting even more depth this season in our efforts to challenge each other even more, producing better results while maintaining consistency throughout the season. The Big Ten is looking great this year and will be even more competitive than last season, so consistency and attention to detail has been crucial in our day-to-day training.”
Michigan State gymnastics head coach Mike Rowe has announced the signing of three incoming student-athletes to the Spartans’ 2024 roster. Emma Misenheimer, Isabella Trostel and MaKayla Tucker are set to join the Spartans on campus in fall 2023.
Michigan State gymnastics announced its 2023 Big Ten Conference schedule, as released by the conference office Thursday. The seven-meet schedule features five dual meets with two being held at Jenison Field House. The schedule also includes the league’s annual Big Five Meet that will be held on Feb. 25, while the Big Ten Championships are slated for March 18 in Iowa City, Iowa.
When Charitable Gift America contacted junior gymnast Baleigh Garcia about pursuing a Name, Image and Likeness (NIL) deal, one thing stuck out to her: They wanted to include all 19 members of the Michigan State gymnastics team. “They were interested in me first and then they asked me to reach out to a few teammates and then they had explained we really want to incorporate all of your teammates because of the difference that we’ve made last year with our program and the standard we set. So they just wanted to include all of us in helping to make a change in different areas and donate,” Garcia said.
Source: The State News
Michigan State gymnastics collected 17 individual WCGA Scholastic All-America Award honors by the Women’s Collegiate Gymnastics Association (WCGA) as announced on Wednesday, August 10, matching the program record from last season.