COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio State, competing for the second time in three days, set season’s bests on three of the four events, won all four events and scored the second-most points in school history to win a tri-meet over Kent State and Eastern Michigan Sunday afternoon at Kent, Ohio. Ohio State scored 197.525 points with host Kent State second with 196.550 points and Eastern Michigan third with a score of 194.575. The Buckeyes are not 11-4 on the season.
Ohio State opened on floor, put forth a 49.375 score to take the lead after the first rotation and held it throughout the meet. The Buckeyes followed their floor routines with season’s-best scores of 49.275 on vault and 49.375 on the uneven parallel bars, and then closed the meet with a terrific, all-time program best tying score of 49.500 on the balance beam.
Individually, Buckeyes swept the events with Sydney Jennings first on vault with a career-best score of 9.925; Colby Miller set a career-best of 9.950 to win on the uneven parallel bars; Stephanie Berger and Jojo Warga shared first-place on balance beam with career-best scores of 9.925, respectively; and Elexis Edwards won on floor exercise by tying her career-high with a 9.925 score.
Ohio State hosts California and Pitt in a 7 p.m. meet at the Covelli Center Friday, March 11. Buckeye women’s gymnastics single meet tickets can be purchased online at www.OhioStateBuckeyes.com/tickets or by calling the Ohio State Athletics Ticket Office at 1-800-GOBUCKS.