Rapid Reaction: Central Michigan 194.775, Brigham Young 193.575
The Central Michigan gymnastics team tied or beat season highs on three of the four events, as the Chippewas topped Brigham Young 194.775-193.575.
Freshman Kasey Janowicz won the all-around for the third straight meet with an overall score of a 39.0 in the four events.
Senior Karlee Teet led the vault group for CMU, scoring a 9.775. While all six Chippewas scored a 9.5 or higher, CMU trailed BYU 48.6 to 48.375 after the first rotation.
The 48.375 is tied for the highest vault score of the season for the Chippewas.
The Chippewas took the lead in the second rotation after scoring a 48.925 on the uneven bars while the Cougars put up a 48.575 on the vault.
Three Chippewas scored a 9.8 or higher, including senior Megan Lamphere's 9.875 — the highest individual score of the season for CMU and highest of Lamphere's career.
CMU also tied a season-high on the balance beam, recording a 48.75 as all six gymnasts stayed on the beam. Sophomore Katy Clements' 9.825 topped the charts for the Chippewas.
CMU took a 146.05-145.175 lead in the third rotation.
Senior Taylor Bolender scored CMU's first 9.9 of the season and was one of three Chippewas to score a 9.825 or higher on the floor routine.
The other three gymnasts scored a 9.675, 9.45 and 8.7 — limiting the team to a 48.725 event score. BYU scored a 48.4 in its final rotation.
CMU begins its Mid-American Conference schedule at 8 p.m. next Friday at Northern Illinois. The Chippewas saw the Huskies twice last season, falling at home Feb. 6 before finishing ahead of NIU in the MAC Championships.