Spartans Lose in Road Matchup against Western Michigan

In a close contest, MSU gymnastics lost to the Western Michigan Broncos Friday night.

Western Michigan scored a season-high 195.00 to defeat the Michigan State Spartans, who had a score of 194.775. Even though this was another loss for Michigan State, this was their highest score of the season.

Lisa Burt placed first on the beam with a score of 9.85 and in the all-around with a score of 39.250. Alina Cartwright took first place on the vault posting a 9.900. Cartwright finished third in the all-around with a score of 38.750.

The teams tied on the vault posting a 48.850. MSU posted their highest score on the beam with a 48.925, which was a .200 spread from the Broncos’ score of 48.725.

This Friday will be senior night at Jenison Fieldhouse as the Spartans host No. 18 Denver. The meet will begin at 7 p.m.

Jalen Walker is a multimedia journalist for Impact Sports.

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