The Oregon State gymnastics team gave an outstanding performance on Friday, advancing to the regional final along with LSU. With Jade Carey and Madi Dagen at the forefront, the Beavers displayed fantastic skills scoring a total of 197.375 in the regional semifinals held in Denver. The scores were high enough to beat out Georgia and Nebraska, who scored 197.000 and 195.525, respectively. Carey’s excellent performance with impressive scores helped Oregon State reach the finals. In the floor exercise and beam, Carey earned 9.975 and 9.950, the highest scores of her session. Dagen was also a key player, receiving the best score of the session on vault at 9.900.
On Sunday, the Beavers will face off against LSU, and two other successful teams from the second regional semifinals, Michigan and Denver in the final. If Oregon State finishes among the top two teams, they will proceed to the NCAA women’s gymnastics championship in Fort Worth, Texas.
Oregon State’s remarkable performance and unbeatable spirit throughout the regional semifinals are sufficient evidence that the Beavers are prepared to take on the finals with their best game. It is the courage and the power of the team as a whole that will likely guarantee them outstanding success in the upcoming competition.
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