Gymnast of the Week
Senior ● Carol Stream, Ill.
Kowalski competed in a tri-meet at Pittsburgh
and won the beam with a career personal-best mark of 9.800. She finished second
among KSU gymnasts and fifth overall on bars with a 9.750 score. On floor,
Kowalski received a 9.725 to finish tied for second among all KSU gymnasts and
Breanne Guy, Bowling Green
With Guy's all-around score of 38.450 that places her sixth in the top all-around
performances in Falcon history. Her vault score places her tied for seventh in
the top vault performances.
Katie Simon, Central Michigan
Simon was CMU's top performer of the weekend, finishing second in the
all-around in both meets. Versus No. 8-ranked Oklahoma, Simon finished just .050 of a
point behind five-time all-american Kiara Redmond-Sturms. She was CMU's top
performer in two events, bars and floor, with her finishes overall finish a tie
for third on the bars. At Illinois State Simon tallied the top all-around and
bars score for CMU. She also recorded CMU's second-best score on beam and floor
Erin Doucey, Western Michigan
Erin Doucey took second place with a strong performance in the all-around
against Big Ten opponent Michigan
State in her first
collegiate meet, scoring a 38.100. Two days later, Doucey helped the Broncos
open the MAC season with a win, defeating Ball State,
She placed first in the vault with a 9.625, second on the bars with a
career-high 9.575 and second on the floor with a career-high 9.625. She also
placed second in the all-around, posting a 37.775.
Specialist of the Week
Sophomore ● Cleveland, Ohio
Kopp participated in two events at the Pittsburgh
tri-meet for the Golden Flashes. Kopp tied teammate Christina Lenny for the top
spot on vault with a 9.800 score. Kopp also set a career personal-best mark on
beam with a score of 9.600.
Jacquelyn Bernhardt, Bowling Green
While only competing on one event for the Falcons Bernhardt finished second to Missouri's Sarah Shire
who scored a 9.875. Bernhardt recorded the highest score for BGSU on the day.
DiAlie made her career debut this weekend for CMU after sitting out the first
three seasons of her career because of injury. In her first meet, she tallied
CMU's second-highest score on bars, a 9.725. She also had a career-high of
(.450 on the vaukt during the weekend.
Tonya Eckert showed consistency on the balance beam in the Broncos first two
meets of the season this weekend. She placed third against Big Ten opponent and
No. 21 ranked Michigan
State, landing a 9.600.
Two days later, she helped WMU secure its first MAC win of the season,
defeating Ball State. She took first on the beam
against the Cardinals, hitting a 9.575.