Iowa State gymnastics falls to No. 6 Denver and No. 10 Boise State


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Iowa State gymnast Laura Burns competes during the bars competition at the gymnastics meet against Southern Utah University at Hilton Coliseum on Feb. 8. Burns scored a 9.900 during the bars competition. 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 Iowa State Cyclones took on two top ten ranked teams Sunday at the Denver Tri-Meet. Iowa State faced off against No. 6 Denver and No. 10 Boise State.

The Cyclones ended with a score of 195.425, their third-highest road score of the season so far.


1. Denver: 197.725

2. Boise State: 196.375

3. Iowa State: 195.425

Uneven Bars:

Natalie Horowitz took the place of Ana Palacios this afternoon and stuck her double back dismount, earning a 9.800.

Laura Burns — 9.825

Cassie Diaz — 9.825

Natalie Horowitz — 9.800

Maddy Langkamp — 9.775

Sydney Converse — 9.625

MJ Johnson — 9.050


The Cyclones finished with a total score of 49.200 on the vault event. This is an improvement from last week at the Mardi Gras Invitational, where some Cyclones fell during the event.


Sievers — 9.900

Steinmeyer — 9.875

Martin — 9.850

Converse — 9.825

Kelsey Boychuk — 9.750

Phoebe Turner — 9.750

Balance Beam:

Laura Burns competed on the beam for the first time in her career at the Denver Tri-Meet and earned a 9.500.


Grace Woolfolk — 9.825

Steinmeyer — 9.775

Converse — 9.700

Ariana Orrego — 9.675

Burns — 9.500

Molly Russ — 9.325


After missing the previous week, Meaghan Sievers earned a high score of 9.900 on floor. Natalie Horowitz also had a great floor routine with an important 9.775 to help edge the Cyclones closer to Denver and Boise State.


Sievers- 9.900

Russ — 9.875

Burns — 9.800

Horowitz — 9.775

Langkamp — 9.550

Steinmeyer – 9.00

Next Up:

The Iowa State Cyclones will travel to Iowa City to face the rival Hawkeyes as part of the Iowa Corn Cy-Hawk Series on Friday, March 1 at 6:30 p.m.