Cyclone gymnastics edges out Southern Utah


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Iowa State gymnast Sydney Converse competes during the bars competition at the gymnastics meet against Southern Utah University at Hilton Coliseum on Feb. 8. Converse scored a 9.800 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.

Nash Vanbibber

The no. 23 Iowa State gymnastics team faced off against the Southern Utah Thunderbirds Friday. The Cyclones edged out the Thunderbirds 195.375-195.250. After the win Friday, the Cyclones are now 6-3 on the season.

Uneven Bars:

Iowa State scored a 49.250 on the bar event. The Cyclones went back-to-back with scores of 9.900 from sophomore Laura Burns and senior Meaghan Stevers.


Maddy Langkamp- 9.825

MJ Johnson- 9.825

Laura Burns-9.900

Meaghan Stevers-9.900

Cassie Diaz-9.750

Sydney Converse-9.800


The Cyclones scored 49.025 on the vault event. Meaghan Sievers led the way with a 9.850, and Phoebe Turner had a score of 9.800.


Arianna Orrego — 9.725

Sydney Converse — 9.700

Kelly Martin — 9.775

Phoebe Turner — 9.800

Sophia Steinmeyer — 9.650

Meaghan Sievers — 9.850

Balance Beam:

The Cyclones scored a 48.850 on the beam as a team, and Grace Woolford posted the highest score in the event with a 9.875. Senior Sydney Converse earned a high score of 9.750 as well.

Grace Woolfolk — 9.875

Casandra Diaz — 9.775

Meixi Semple — 9.775

Sydney Converse — 9.750

Meaghan Sievers — 9.675

Molly Russ — 9.675

Next Up:

The Cyclones will travel to St. Charles, Missouri, on February 15 at 2 p.m. The Cyclones will face three teams at the Mardi Gras Invitational. The teams include Southeast Missouri, Texas Woman’s University and Lindenwood.

The Cyclones have faced Lindenwood once this year already. The last time the two teams met, Iowa State scraped by with a win, 195.975-194.300.