Colonials set for breakout season
Colonials have gone from No. 35 in the rankings to No. 23 since 2015
Winstanley paces Colonials with quartet of First Team selections
Drouin-Allaire and Winstanley Pace Colonials with Four First-Team Selections
Colonials Look to Repeat as EAGL Champions and Return to NCAA Regionals
2017 as a junior: All-EAGL First Team performer on balance beam ... finished season tied for sixth in EAGL on balance beam with a 9.855 RQS ... five balance beam routines of 9.85 or better, including a season-high 9.875 at the Brownie/Girl Scout Meet (Feb. 5) ... tied for eighth on balance beam at EAGL Championship with 9.85 (March 18) ... five uneven bars routines of 9.85 or better ... named to EAGL All-Scholastic Team ... NACGCW Scholastic All-American.
2016 as a sophomore: All-EAGL First Team selection on balance beam for second season in a row ... recipient of "Coaches Award" at annual end-of-year banquet ... five balance beam routines of 9.85 or better ... won balance beam title with a career-high score of 9.925 at GW's Brownie/Girl Scout Meet (Feb. 28) ... tied for third on balance beam with 9.825 at Perfect 10 Challenge (Feb. 12) ... tied for balance beam title with 9.775 and tied for fourth on uneven bars with 9.80 at Lindsey Ferris Invitational (Jan. 17) ... tied for third place on balance beam with 9.85 at season-opening Little Boston Invitational (Jan. 9) ... named to All-EAGL Scholastic Team for second straight year.
2015 as a freshman: Competed in all 14 meets on balance beam in debut season ... also competed in nine meets on uneven bars and one meet on vault ... All-EAGL First Team selection on balance beam ... posted season-high scores of 9.575 on vault (Feb. 6), 9.80 on uneven bars (March 22) and 9.85 on balance beam (April 4) ... named EAGL Specialist of the Week on Jan. 13 after scoring 9.85 on balance beam in her first-ever collegiate meet (Jan. 9) ... tied for 12th place on balance beam with season-high 9.85 at NCAA Auburn Regional (April 4) ... named to EAGL All-Academic Team.
Career Highs: Vault: 9.65 , Bars: 9.85, Beam: 9.925, Floor: --, AA: --
High School/Club: Two-time Level 10 State and Regional Championship qualifier in 2013 and 2014 ... finished third on balance beam and sixth in the all-around at 2014 State Championships ... finished first on balance beam at Level 10 State Championships in 2013 ... qualified and competed at Level 9 State Championships and Eastern National Championships ... finished second on balance beam and and 12th in the all-around at 2012 Eastern National Championshps ... also finished in first place on balance beam at the Level 9 Regional and State Championships in 2012.
Personal: Born Elizabeth Qingmei Pfeiler on 5/6/96 in Jiujiang, China ... daughter of Anna Catherine Pfeiler and Sandra Lee Helmers ... has two sisters, Alexandra and Caherine, and one brother, Mathis ... intended major is biology.
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