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Feb. 17, 2016

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State women’s gymnastics team travels to No. 9 Boise State for a dual meet at 9 p.m. ET Friday at Taco Bell 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 to Penn State, 195.925-195.675, last Saturday at St. John Arena. Alexis Mattern tied for first on floor exercise with a 9.900 while Taylor Harrison and Jamie Stone tied for first on vault at 9.775. Harrison finished third in the all-around at 39.175.

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. 3 Michigan leads the conference, followed by No. 14 Nebraska, No. 18 Minnesota and No. 24 Iowa and No. 25 Illinois.

The Buckeyes also square off with No. 9 Boise State Friday night in Boise.

As a team, Ohio State ranks 22nd nationally on balance beam and 25th 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 host Eastern Michigan and Pittsburgh in a tri-meet at 4 p.m. Feb. 27.