WMU Gymnastics Payton Murphy

Payton Murphy recorded an all-around score of 39.550 in a win against Northern Illinois Saturday.

Western Michigan gymnastics broke more records in its senior day outing against Northern Illinois Saturday. The team put up a program best 197.100 team score to win the day. Its record moves to 10-4 overall and 4-1 in conference play. The program record comes just 13 days after the team broke its previous record with a score of 196.750. 

Cassie St. Clair put up a score of 9.925 on vault tying the program record. Payton Murphy also recorded a career best all-around score as the senior scored a 39.550. 

St. Clair won the vaults to start WMU’s historic day. Murphy came in second with a score of 9.850. The team scored a 49.250 which is a team meet record on vault. 

Murphy and Sarah Moravansky had team highs for WMU on the bars as they each put up 9.875. Dani Petrousek came right behind with a score of 9.825. 

The Broncos also broke the team meet record on beam with a score of 49.375. Amanda Gruber won the beam with a 9.925 score. Murphey and Moravansky tied for second as they each scored a 9.900. 

Ronni Binstock posted a career high 9.925 on floor. Murphy also scored a 9.925 and DonnaKathryn Roy came just behind with a 9.900 score. The team scored a 49.300 to ease past NIU and win the day 197.100 to 195.450. 

WMU will compete in its final regular season matchup of the season next Sunday at 1:00 p.m. at Ball State. 

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