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Feb. 25, 2016

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State women’s gymnastics team hosts Eastern Michigan and Pittsburgh in a tri-meet at 4 p.m. Saturday at St. John Arena.

Live video and results can be found on the women’s gymnastics schedule page at OhioStateBuckeyes.com or fans can follow Twitter.com/OhioState_WGYM for updates.

LAST TIME OUT
The Buckeyes fell at No. 9 Boise State, 196.300-194.675, last Friday at Taco Bell Arena in Boise. Taylor Harrison won the all-around title with a 39.175 and vault with a 9.850.

A LOOK AT 2016
The Buckeyes return 10 letterwinners off the 2015 NCAA Regional squad and welcome five newcomers to go along with redshirt freshman Kaitlyn Hofland, who missed all of last season with an injury.

IN THE RANKINGS
Ohio State sits just outside the Road to Nationals rankings this week. No. 4 Michigan leads the conference, followed by No. 14 Nebraska, No. 18 Iowa, No. 19 Minnesota and No. 24 Illinois.

The Buckeyes also squared off with No. 11 Boise State Feb. 19 in Boise.

As a team, Ohio State ranks 23rd on vault.

HOFLAND NAMED B1G FOW
Kaitlyn Hofland was named Big Ten Freshman of the Week, the conference office announced Feb. 9.

The Georgetown, Ontario, native helped the Buckeyes earn a season-high 196.350 in a tri-meet win at Rutgers with Yale at Rutgers Athletic Center. Hofland earned career highs on vault, bars and beam in the victory. She tied for third on vault with a 9.800, tied for first on bars at 9.875 and won balance beam with a 9.925.

TICKETS
Season tickets, on sale now, include a ticket to each of the four home meets and are just $26 for adults and $16 for youth. Single-meet tickets are $8 for adults and $5 for youth.

For more information about the benefits of purchasing season tickets, or to purchase season tickets, contact the Athletic Ticket Sales Team by phone at 1-800-GOBUCKS (select option 2) or by e-mail at AthleticSales@osu.edu to speak with an account executive.

For more information on Ohio State women’s gymnastics tickets, visit http://www.ohiostatebuckeyes.com/tickets/w-gym-information.html.

UP NEXT
The Buckeyes travel to West Virginia for a tri-meet with the Mountaineers and Bowling Green at 2 p.m. March 6.