Iowa State defeats Iowa on road for first time since 2010


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Iowa State gymnasts Meaghan Sievers (left) and Sydney Converse (right) congratulate teammate Annie Johnson after she competes exhibition style on the bars during the meet against Southern Utah University at Hilton Coliseum on Feb. 8. Iowa State won with an all-around score of 195.375, beating out Southern Utah with a score of 195.250. Iowa State had higher scores then Southern Utah in vault, bars, beam and floor.

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The Cyclones faced off against Iowa Friday and defeated the Hawkeyes 196.275-196.250. The Cyclones had consistent contributions from all areas. Iowa State is now 9-6 on the season.

Uneven Bars:

Ana Palacios made her official debut on the bar event and tallied a 9.825, which helped push the Cyclones to a win in the event.

Meaghan Sievers — 9.875

Ana Palacios — 9.825

MJ Johnson — 9.775

Laura Burns — 9.775

Maddy Langkamp — 9.750

Cassie Diaz — 8.850


Sydney Converse scored a 9.825 on the vault event. Converse has now gone 9.850, 9.825 and 9.825 in her last three meets. Kelly Martin earned a score of 9.850. Martin has scored back-to-back 9.850s in the last two meets.

Senior Meaghan Sievers also had an impressive performance, putting up a 9.900 for the second-straight week.

Meaghan Sievers — 9.900

Sophia Steinmeyer — 9.850

Kelly Martin — 9.850

Sydney Converse — 9.825

Phoebe Turner — 9.825

Kelsey Boychuk — 9.750

Balance Beam:

Meaghan Sievers had a team-leading night on the balance beam and posted a career-high score of 9.875. The team as a whole scored a season high 49.050.

Sydney Converse — 9.875

Meaghan Sievers — 9.875

Grace Woolfolk — 9.850

Sophia Steinmeyer — 9.750

Molly Russ — 9.675

Ariana Orrego — 9.650


Maddy Langkamp scored a 9.775 during the floor event. This is the freshman’s highest score since setting her personal-best of 9.800 at West Virginia last month.

Molly Russ — 9.850

Meaghan Sievers — 9.825

Maddy Langkamp — 9.775

Sophia Steinmeyer — 9.775

Kelly Martin — 9.700

Laura Burns — 9.200

Looking Forward:

The Cyclones will have a busy week in the second week of March. First, the Cyclones will host fellow Big 12 opponent Oklahoma at 6:30 p.m. on Mar. 11. Later in the week, the Cyclones will battle Denver at 6:30 p.m. on Mar. 15.