Flashes snap nine meet win streak against Ball State

Sara Al Harthi Sports reporter

Kent State gymnastics had its first loss since the opening season as the team lost its second Mid-American Conference meet to Ball state, 194.575-194.450.

Freshman Rachel Decavitch got the individual bars title and scored a career-high 9.875 in bars and junior Nasha Manitkul-Davis won the individual vault title with a score of 9.775. 

Senior Jade Brown and junior Abby Fletcher tied for second [9.850] on the floor exercise. Senior Sarah McCarty and freshman Karlie Franz each scored a 9.800 and tied for fifth. 

DeCavitch and Franz tied for second place on vault with a score of 9.750.

The team will host the annual Pink Meet against Bowling Green, Ursinus and the College at Brockport on Friday, Feb. 28 at 7 p.m. at the M.A.C. Center. 

Sara Al Harthi is a sports reporter. Contact her at [email protected]