College Park, Md. - The Maryland gymnastics team will travel to Michigan to face the No. 7 Wolverines for a Big Ten Conference meet this Sunday at 2 p.m.
The meet will have live results here and be streamed on BTN Plus.
LAST TIME OUT
The GymTerps dropped 196.000-195.350 to the Iowa Hawkeyes in a home meet last week where the underclassmen continued to show impressive consistency, as 92 perent of the team's lineups are comprised of freshmen and sophomores.
"Every week, the pressure goes up and they seem to get tougher and tougher. For them to come out and push a team like Iowa right to the edge, I just can't say enough about what they're doing for us." head coach Brett Nelligan said.
Audrey Barber displayed a strong performance, placing second in the all-around with a score of 39.200 and sophomore Morgan Bixler posted an event-high on vault with a 9.775 to give the team an overall score of 48.675 on the aparatus. The team did not count a score less than 9.70 on the event.
The Terps scored a 48.950 on the bars, led by freshman Emilie LeBlanc's career-high score of 9.775. Sophomore Kirsten Peterman also posted an impressive career-high score of 9.850, followed by freshman Karrie Thomas' personal-best of 9.800 on the event.
The team tallied a 48.725 on beam with Barber anchoring the event with an impressive 9.825.
The GymTerps had a strong finish on floor with a solid 49.000. Thomas posted a 9.825, sophmore Alecia Farina followed with a 9.850 and Barber anchored with a 9.875.
SCOUTING THE WOLVERINES
No. 7 Michigan is 13-1 against No. 36 Maryland, including a perfect 6-0 since the Terps joined the Big Ten in 2015. Maryland won the first meeting in 1983. Michigan is 13-0 under head coach Bev Plocki.
This is the Wolverines first home meet after being on the road for the second straight week as they traveled to Nebraska. They posted a 196.525-196.875 loss to No. 12 Nebraska.
Junior Emma McLean won the floor-title with a 9.950. It was her third straight win on floor and second time in four meets she did not score lower than a 9.950.
Senior Paige Zaziski finished second in the all-around with a 39.400, her second time this season with that score or better. She posted a 9.825 or better on all four events. Senior Brianna Brown finished with a 39.300 in the all-around and scored a 9.850 on balance beam and floor. Michigan scored a 49.325 on floor and had 49.000 or higher on three of the four rotations.