Athletics News

Colonial of the Week

Jan. 28, 2008

Name: Leslie Delima
Sport: Gymnastics
Cl.: Freshman
Hometown: Virginia Beach, VA
High School: Salem

In a quad meet at West Virginia along with #7 Oklahoma and William & Mary, Delima set personal bests on the bars (9.725), beam (9.625), and floor exercise (9.775). Competing in the all-around for just the second time in her young career, the freshman from Virginia Beach, VA, accumulated 38.325 points to place third behind a pair of nationally ranked Sooners.

For the season, Delima is averaging at least a 9.600 in three events; bars (9.700), beam (9.613) and floor exercise (9.688). Her all-around average thus far is 38.400.

Delima and the Colonials will travel to East Atlantic Gymnastics League (EAGL) rival North Carolina State Sunday, Feb. 3, to compete with the Wolfpack, along with #16 Auburn and Texas Woman's University.