The George Washington University: Women's Gymnastics

Betsy Zander
Betsy Zander

Class:
Graduated

Hometown:
Millersville, MD

High School:
Severna Park

Height:
5-4

Event:
All-Around

Major:
Sport, Event, Hospitality Management




2013 as a junior: All-EAGL First Team selection for the all-around and All-EAGL Second Team selection on balance beam ... All-Tournament selection on vault, floor exercise at all-around at EAGL Championship (March 23) ... scored career-high tying 39.150 and tied for second place in the All-Around at EAGL Championship (March 23) ... also tied for fifth on vault (9.825), sixth on floor exercise (9.825) and 11th on balance beam (9.775) ... set career-high scores in all events ... won second consecutive Lindsey Ferris Award, also known as the Attitude is Everything Award, annually given to the GW gymnast who best exemplifies the team spirit and leadership qualities of the late gymnastics alumna ... won GW's Starter Award for uneven bars, balance beam and floor exercise ... named to EAGL All-Academic Team ... served as co-host for 2nd Annual Georgey Awards.

2012 as a sophomore: Named to EAGL All-Tournament First Team for All-Around after scoring 38.725 at the EAGL Championships (March 24) ... scored a career-high 9.775 on the balance beam at North Carolina (Feb. 24) ... finished second on team with career-high 9.825 on the floor exercise against Towson (March 19) ... recipient of the Lindsey Ferris Award, also known as the Attitude is Everything Award, annually given to the GW gymnast who best exemplifies the team spirit and leadership qualities of the late gymnastics alumna ... also received the Colonial Heart Award and earned the Starter Award for both balance beam and uneven bars ... recorded 16 routines of 9.700 or better.

2011 as a freshman: Competed in all 11 events in debut season at GW ... one of five Colonial gymnasts to qualify for NCAA Athens Regional ... named to All-EAGL Second Team for All-Around ... finished second on team with 38.250 in All-Around, including season-high 9.725 on uneven bars against Towson (1/29) ... led team with 9.550 on vault at NC State Tri-Meet (2/4) ... paced Colonials with 38.775 in all-around, 9.675 on beam and 9.700 on vault at West Virginia Quad Meet (2/20) ... recorded 10 routines of 9.7 or better ... finished second among GW gymnasts at NCAA Athens Regional with 37.550 in the all-around.

Career Highs: Vault 9.875, Bars 9.800, Beam 9.825, Floor 9.825, AA 39.150

High School / Club: Graduated with 3.83 GPA from Severna Park High School ... competed with Docksiders Gymnastics for 15 years ... four time Level 10 Regional Competitor ... 3 Time JO National Qualifier Region VII ... 2010 3rd place All-Around Level 10 Regionals ... 8th place All-Around Level 10 JO Nationals ... JO National All-Star Team ... 2010 Level 10 State Floor Champion ... 2008 3rd Place All-Around at Level 10 Regionals ... was Level 9 Maryland State Bar Champ in 2006 ... also a Eastern National Qualifier in 2006 ...

Personal: Born Elizabeth Catherine Zander on 09/08/92 to parents Nancy and Warren Zander ... has younger brother Jeff.

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