LSU gymnastics celebrates Senior Night with season-high score in win over Oregon State

LSU gymnastics celebrates Senior Night with season-high score in win over Oregon State
LSU gymnast Kennedi Edney (Source: Josh Auzenne)

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - No. 4 LSU scored a season-high in its win over No. 15 Oregon State Friday night in the PMAC.

The Tigers beat the Beavers, 198.150-196.375.

The gymnastics squad honored seniors Julianna Cannamela, Sarah Finnegan, McKenna Kelley, and Lexie Priessman.

McKenna Kelley
McKenna Kelley (Source: WAFB)

Both Kennedi Edney and McKenna Kelley scored perfect 10s on the floor exercise. Finnegan won the all-around.

LSU improved to 10-3 overall. Oregon State fell to 9-3 overall.

Finnegan, LSU’s nominee for the AAI Award, is one of the top gymnasts in the nation. Finnegan has been dominate all season in the all-around with wins in nine of the 10 meets. Finnegan has defeated some of the top-all-around gymnasts in the country this year with wins against No.2 MyKayla Skinner and No. 8 Makenna Merrell-Giles of Utah, No. 3 Trinity Thomas of Florida and No. 10 Sydney Snead of Georgia.

The Lee’s Summit, Missouri, native is one of three gymnasts in the nation to score a 9.95 or higher on all four events and just the ninth in school history. The reigning SEC Gymnast of the Week is ranked in all four events and the all-around.

The Tigers are 16-8-1 overall against Oregon State with a 3-1 record inside the Maravich Center. LSU and Oregon State have met the most in postseason competition with 16 of 25 meetings coming in NCAA play. The Tigers have won the last eight meetings against the Beavers.

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