Gymnastics Preview: Flashes Resume MAC Action Saturday at Central Michigan
The Golden Flashes aim to halt a three-meet slide against the Chips
KENT, Ohio – After a one-week hiatus, the Kent State gymnastics team (2-1, 2-1 MAC) is set to take on Mid-American Conference leader and fellow perennial MAC power Central Michigan Saturday, Feb. 11 at McGuirk Arena at 1 p.m.
Live video and live stats will be available prior to the start of the meet via Central Michigan's athletics website. Subscription is required for the video feed.
This weekend's action builds up to Kent State's annual Flip For The Cure home meet, which will be held Sunday, Feb. 19 at home against Northern Illinois at 1 p.m. For more information, or on how to donate, click here.
SCOUTING THE FLASHES
The Kent State gymnastics team put together a strong effort on the balance beam in the final apparatus of the evening in its dual with Ball State Jan. 27 to post a 193.650-192.775 victory over the Cardinals at Irving Gym.
SCOUTING THE OPPONENT
Central Michigan (8-3, 3-0) is currently on a 25-match winning streak against MAC foes. The last conference loss for the Chippewas came at the hands of Kent State during the 2010 campaign. This season, sophomore Brittany Petzold owns the highest score this season in the MAC in the all-around (39.300) and has three of the team's top scores this season.
Kent State returns home to entertain Northern Illinois Sunday, Feb. 19 at 1 p.m. at the MAC Center.