No. 14 Ohio State Posts a 195.000 at No. 9 Oregon State

Go Buckeyes! Melanie Shaffer
Go Buckeyes!
Melanie Shaffer
Go Buckeyes!

Jan. 11, 2013

Corvallis, Ore. – The No. 14 Ohio State women’s gymnastics team fell at No. 9 Oregon State, 195.375-195.000, Friday night at Gill Gymnasium.

The Buckeyes began the meet on bars, tallying a 48.575. Aly Marohn led Ohio State with a 9.775 while freshman Maddie Herr saw her first action of the season, recording a 9.725.

Marohn, along with Sarah Miller, again paced the Buckeyes on vault in the second rotation, recording a 9.775 as Ohio State recorded a 48.700. After a pair of rotations, the Beavers held a 98.225-97.275 lead over the Buckeyes.

Ohio State posted a 48.825 on floor exercise in the third rotation but the Beavers narrowly won the event with a 48.875. Miller and Melanie Shaffer led the Buckeyes on the event, each tallying a 9.825 to tie for third.

The Buckeyes finished the meet on balance beam, topping the Beavers, 48.900-48.275. Shaffer posted a team-best 9.825 to finish first on the event while Marohn and Miller each recorded a 9.800 to tie for second.

Shaffer posted a season-best 39.075 as the lone Buckeye in the all around.

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