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Big Ten CommunicationsPublished: 3/24/2024, Last updated: 3/24/2024
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Michigan State Wins 2024 Big Ten Women’s Gymnastics Championship

Spartans earned their first conference championship in program history

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EAST LANSING, Mich. – With an overall score of 197.600, Michigan State captured the Big Ten women’s gymnastics title in front of its home crowd on Saturday night at Jenison Field House in East Lansing, Mich. It is the first conference championship in school history and the Spartans also claimed the 2024 regular season title.

Minnesota placed second at this year’s competition with 197.500 points and Michigan earned a spot on the podium behind 197.225 points, both coming out of the afternoon session. Ohio State finished fourth (197.050), Maryland took fifth (196.775) and Illinois captured sixth place with a score of 196.700. Nebraska was seventh (196.250) and Penn State came in eighth (195.825), while Rutgers (195.400) and Iowa (193.975) rounded out the field at ninth and 10th, respectively.

Michigan State’s Skyla Schulte took home the 2024 Big Ten all-around title with a 39.600, the program’s first all-around champion. Schulte added an 9.950 on floor exercise to tie for first place with Minnesota’s Mya Hooten and the Michigan duo of Sierra Brooks and Gabby Wilson.

It was a three-way tie for first on balance beam between Minnesota’s Sarah Moraw, Ohio State’s Tory Vetter and Michigan State’s Baleigh Garcia – who all scored a 9.925.

Brooks and Hooten shared a first-place finish on vault with a score of 9.975. The duo repeated by claiming the top spot on uneven bars with a total of 9.925, before winning floor exercise with a 9.950. The pair were joined by Wilson and Schulte in first place on floor exercise.

By finishing atop the podium three times, Brooks and Hooten marked the 18th and 19th times, respectively, in Big Ten Championship history an individual has won three event titles in a single meet.

A total of 39 gymnasts earned a place on the Big Ten All-Championships Team by virtue of their performances at Saturday’s meet.

All-Championship Team

Sierra Brooks, MICH

Mya Hooten, MINN

Sage Kellerman, MSU

Csenge Bácskay, NEB

Arielle Ward, ILL

Gianna Gerdes, MINN

Gabby Wilson, MICH

Carly Bauman, MICH

Skyla Schulte, MICH

Olivia Zsarmani, MSU

Nikki Smith, MSU

Payton Harris, OSU

Nicole Riccardi, OSU

Emma Spence, NEB

Alexa Rothenbuescher, MD

Rhea LeBlanc, MD

Tory Vetter, OSU

Sarah Moraw, MINN

Baleigh Garcia, MSU

Lauren Pearl, MINN

Katie Horak, MINN

Ella Sirjord, MINN

Jenna Mulligan, MICH

Carly Bauman, MICH

Madeline Komoroski, MD

Mia Takekawa, ILL

Elle Beaufait, MSU

MaKayla Tucker, MSU

Gabrielle Stephen, MSU

Savannah Gonzalez, OSU

Ella Hodges, OSU

Bailey Libby, IOWA

Kadyn Fitzgibbon, ILL

Mia Townes, ILL

Gabrielle Dildy, RUT

Amani Herring, PSU

Isabella Salcedo, PSU

Martina Comin, NEB

Sophia McClelland, NEB