Duo become first teammates to compete at national championship in same year
Raineri wins Regional vault championship; teammates headed to NCAA Championship as individual qualifiers
Winstanley paces Colonials with quartet of First Team selections
Senior grabs fourth honor of season after helping lead Colonials to record-tying start
Senior earns another honor after a strong performance at Towson last weekend
GW Student-Athletes joined the university for Sept. 8's Freshman Day of Service, the largest day of service in the nation.
All Photos Courtesy of Carl Cox Photography
2016 as a junior: All-EAGL First Team selection on vault for third consecutive season ... also earned Second Team honors on uneven bars and floor exercise ... tied for third on vault in EAGL with 9.845 regional-qualifying score (RQS) ... also tied for 10th in EAGL on uneven bars (9.810 RQS) and 12th on floor exercise (9.815 RQS) ... tied for floor exercise title at Lindsey Ferris Invitational (Jan. 17) with 9.90 ... placed fourth on vault with 9.875 at Perfect 10 Challenge (Feb. 12) ... Co-Recipient of Lindsey Ferris Attitude is Everything Award at annual end-of-year banquet ... also won Entertainer of the Year Award.
2015 as a sophomore: First Team All-EAGL selection on vault and floor exercise ... ranked first in EAGL on floor exercise (9.875 RQS) and fourth on vault (9.885 RQS) ... three-time EAGL Specialist of the Week (Week 2, 7, 9) ... tied for second on vault with 9.85 at EAGL Championship ... six vault routines of 9.90 or better, including 9.90 at NCAA Auburn Regional to tie for third place (April 4) ... competed in all 14 meets on vault, uneven bars and floor exercise ... competed in all-around in two meets ... set career-high score of 9.95 on vault on March 8, which ties her for best vault routine in program history ... also set career-high marks on floor exercise (9.90 on Feb. 20) and all-around (38.90 on Feb. 1).
2014 as a freshman: 2014 EAGL Rookie of the Year, First Team All-EAGL performer on both vault and floor exercise and Second Team All-EAGL on uneven bars ... first GW gymnast to earn major end-of-year EAGL award since joining the conference in 2005 ... EAGL Co-Champion on vault, first GW gymnast to win event championship at conference championship ... NCAA Athens Regional qualifier as an individual performer on vault and floor exercise ... finished ranked second in EAGL with a regional-qualifying score of 9.880 on vault ... recorded third-best vault routine in program history with a 9.925 on February 9 ... Three-time EAGL Rookie of the Week ... scored 9.85 or better on all 12 vault routines ... scored 9.85 or better on floor exercise in five meets ... recipient of Top Performer: Vault and Top Performer: Floor Exercise in addition to Outstanding Rookie and Entertainer of the Year awards at the GW Gymnastics end-of-year banquet ... named Co-Female Rookie of the Year at the 3rd Annual Georgey Awards ... named to EAGL All-Academic Team.
Career Highs: Vault: 9.95, Bars: 9.875, Beam: 9.50, Floor: 9.90, AA: 38.90
High School/Club: Attended Boyertown Area Senior High School in Boyertown, PA.
Personal: Born Chelsea Lynn Raineri on 5/1/95 in Telford, PA ... daughter of Debora and Richard Raineri ... has four brothers, Ricky, Danny, Colin and Michael, and one sister, Connie ... undecided on major.
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