Gymnastics Places Third at Cancun Classic
Colonials post event-best total of 48.550 on floor exercise
Jan. 8, 2005
CANCUN, Mexico - The George Washington Gymnastics team finished third out of four squads with a team total of 191.625 Friday evening in its 2005 season opener at the second annual Cancun Classic in Mexico.
Oklahoma finished first with a score of 195.900, followed by Brigham Young in second with a total of 194.325. Gustavus Adolphus claimed fourth with a mark of 175.800.
The Colonials, who are in their first season as the newest member of the East Atlantic Gymnastics League (EAGL) in 2005, posted scores of 46.975 on vault, 47.750 on uneven bars, 48.350 on balance beam and an event-best 48.550 on floor exercise.
GW (1-2) returns to action when it hosts its first meet of the season, the GW Invitational, on Sunday, Jan. 16, at 1:00 p.m. at Smith Center. The host Colonials will welcome North Carolina, Cornell, William & Mary, Penn, Temple and Towson.
2005 Cancun Classic Team Scores 1. Oklahoma - 195.900 2. BYU - 194.325 3. GW - 191.625 4. Gustavus Adolphus - 175.800
GW Indiv. Event Scores Vault - 46.975 Uneven Bars - 47.750 Balance Beam - 48.350 Floor Exercise - 48.550