No. 20 Ohio State Tops Iowa, 195.275-195.075

Melanie Shaffer
Melanie Shaffer

Feb. 14, 2014

IOWA CITY, Iowa – The No. 20 Ohio State women’s gymnastics team defeated Iowa, 195.275-195.075, Friday evening at Carver-Hawkeye Arena.

Ohio State opened the meet on bars and posted a 48.875. Victoria Aepli tied her career-best 9.875 to tie for the event title.

The Buckeyes then moves to vault and notched a 48.925. Sarah Miller led Ohio State with a 9.825 to tie for second while Tenille Funches posted a 9.800.

Ohio State moved to floor exercise and tallied a 48.650. Melanie Shaffer tied for the event title with a 9.850.

The Buckeyes finished the meet on beam with a 48.825. Shaffer finished second with a team-best 9.800.

Shaffer finished second in the all-around with a 39.200.

The Buckeyes take on Illinois at 3 p.m. ET Feb. 23 in Champaign.