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@GWGymnastics Earns National Rankings after First Week

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The George Washington gymnastics team, fresh off its season-opening victory at the Lindsey Ferris Invitational, has garnered national rankings on two events according to Troester.com, the official NCAA National Ranking body for collegiate gymnastics.

The Colonials currently are ranked 12th in the nation on floor exercise and 21st on vault.

GW's vault performance of 48.875 on Sunday was their highest team score on the event since the 2010 installment of the Lindsey Ferris Invitational. The Colonials registered the top five vault performances of the day in the four-team meet, with freshman Chelsea Raineri winning the title with a 9.850.

The Colonials' 49.025 on floor exercise currently leads the East Atlantic Gymnastics League (EAGL) while ranking 12
th in the country. As a team, GW posted six of the top-seven floor routines on Sunday with Raineri (9.850) winning the event. She was joined on the podium by senior Taylor Henderson (9.825) and freshman Alex DeMoura (9.800).

GW returns to action on Friday when it travels to Kent, Ohio, for a quad meet with Kent State, Eastern Michigan and Rutgers. 

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