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Utah gymnasts notch big win at BYU
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Utah's gymnastics team is accustomed to beating BYU, just not as convincingly as they did on Friday. The Utes scored a 197.125 to beat the Cougars (195.5) and North Carolina State (194.675) in the Marriott Center. The score was Utah's highest road score since winning in Provo in 2009 with a 197.8. That the Utes won so convincingly was not only satisfying in terms of notching a rivalry win, but also because the Utes haven't performed as well as they'd hoped on the road this year. "This could be a big turning point for us," sophomore Georgia Dabritz said. "This is what we needed." The Utes travel to Georgia next week then host Florida in the regular season finale. Tory Wilson won the all-around with a 39.45 and kept her vault streak title alive with her eighth in a row, scoring a 9.95. Utah coach Greg Marsden said after the meet he liked the confidence the Utes showed, particularly since they started on the balance beam. "This is the point of the season when we need to build confidence," he said. "We've struggled and it's nice they stepped up with a big effort." - Lya Wodraska

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