Gymnastics Places Second at Kentucky Tri-Meet
Colonials Improve on Season-Opening Score With A 194.175
Jan. 30, 2004
LEXINGTON, KY - The George Washington University's gymnastics team placed second at the University of Kentucky's tri-meet with a score of 194.175 on Friday, January 30. Auburn took the meet with a score of 196.550, while Kentucky finished in third with a 194.000.
GW scored a 48.725 on the vault and was led by sophomore Erin Aiken (Centreville, VA/Chantilly), who finished in eighth place with a 9.825. Seniors Rachel Mann (Atlanta, GA/Lakeside) and Lindsay Parks (Council Bluffs, IA/Abraham Lincoln) were next for the Colonials, receiving 9.750s from the judges.
On bars, the Colonials totaled a 48.400 and were led by Stefanie Tocco (Melrose, MA/Melrose), who finished in eights with a 9.750. Aiken was the next finisher for GW in 10th place with a 9.700.
On the balance beam, the Colonials had two gymnasts tie for sixth place on their way to a 48.300. Junior Meagan Wilson (Lilburn, GA/Parkview) and sophomore Tiffany Jones (Ravenna, OH/Walsh Jesuit) each scored 9.775, while sophomore Heather Kaufman (Austin, TX/McCallum) finished in ninth with a 9.750.
GW performed best on the floor exercise totaling a score of 48.750. Kaufman had the high score for GW finishing in eighth place with a 9.800. Wilson placed right behind her in ninth with a score of 9.775.
The Colonials will hit the mats again on Sunday, February 8, when they travel to Williamsburg, VA to face William & Mary.
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