COLUMBUS, Ohio – No. 11 Ohio State won a dual meet against No. 10 Penn State, 196.025-195.000 on Saturday.
Ohio State began on vault where the team tallied a 48.850. Sarah Miller led the way with a 9.875 which was the top score of the meet.
Colleen Dean was close behind with a 9.825 for second overall. Sarah Grady and Alyssa Marohn brought in a pair of 9.750s to tie for fourth. The score tied Grady’s career high.
Moving onto bars in the second rotation, every competitor either tied or set a new personal record, sweeping the top six spots overall. The team set a program record with a score of 49.325. Casey Williamson, Taylor Jones and Dean all earned 9.875s to lead the Buckeyes and tie for first place overall.
In the third rotation, the Buckeyes moved onto beam. Once again Miller posted the top score to place first in the meet with a 9.900. Melanie Shaffer earned a 9.775 to tie for third. After the third rotation, the Buckeyes fell behind Penn State, 146.700-146.550.
Ohio State posted a 49.475 to win floor exercise. Dean tied her career record with a 9.925 to win first place. Shaffer and Miller came in second with a pair of 9.900s. DeLuca and Jones rang in 9.875s. DeLuca tied her career high while Jones set a season high.
Dean, the lone Buckeye to compete in the all-around, won with a 39.350.