Cyclones beat No. 14 George Washington, Lindenwood, fall to No. 13 Missouri


Iowa State defeated Southeast Missouri and Centenary on Friday during their tri-meet at Hilton Coliseum. The Cyclones posted a 195.775. 

Austin Anderson

In a quad meet against the quality of competition No. 25 Iowa State is likely to face in the regional championships, the Cyclones took home a second place finish.

The Cyclones finished with a 195.350, ahead of No. 14 George Washington and Lindenwood, and .375 behind meet host No. 13 Missouri.

Iowa State started with a 48.825 on the uneven bars, putting the Cyclones in third place after the first rotation.

The Cyclones struggled slightly on the balance beam but junior Haylee Young finished the event with a team high 9.825.

Iowa State remained in third place at the midway point of the meet behind George Washington and Missouri.

Young once again led the Cyclones with her fourth floor routine of the season in which she scored a 9.900 or above. The Cyclones jumped up to second place after they finished the third rotation with a 48.950.

Iowa State saved its best performance of the night for last with a season high score of 49.00 on vault.

Young took first place on floor and all-around and Hilary Green had the meet’s high score on the uneven bars with a 9.850.

Iowa State will be back home in Hilton next Friday night when the Cyclones host Illinois State and Gustavus Adolphus at 6:30 p.m.