GW Gymnastics Finishes in Second at UNH Tri-Meet
Stoicovy & Zander Medal in AA; Corcoran Wins Vault
Feb. 3, 2013
DURHAM, N.H. - The George Washington gymnastics team posted season-high scores on the vault, balance beam and floor exercise and tallied their best team result of the season for the second straight week in a second-place performance on Sunday afternoon against New Hampshire and Yale at Lundholm Gymnasium.
The Colonials finished in second place with 194.750, their highest score since posting 194.975 during the 2009 season. The Colonials added season-high scores of 48.650 on the vault, 48.425 on uneven bars, 48.900 on the balance beam and 48.775 on the floor exercise.
Senior Stephanie Stoicovy once again placed on the all-around podium, claiming second place with a career-high 39.000. She tied her career-high with 9.775 on the balance beam (t-4th) and added a 9.750 on vault (5th), 9.625 on uneven bars (12th) and 9.850 on the floor exercise (t-1st).
Zander continued her strong junior season by tying her career-high with a 38.900 in the all-around to claim third place. She tied her career-mark on the balance beam with a 9.775 (t-4th) and added season-high scores of 9.775 on the floor exercise (t-5th) in addition to a 9.675 (9th) on vault and 9.675 on uneven bars (9th).
Sophomore Elena Corcoran scored a career-high 9.850 on the vault to claim the event title. She added a 9.750 on balance beam (t-8th) and 9.500 on floor exercise (18th).
Junior Brittany Doran turned in the top bars routine of the day for GW, leading the Colonials with a career-high 9.725 to secure fifth place. Classmate Kiera Kenney shined on the balance beam, scoring a career-high 9.850 to claim second place.
The Colonials return home for the first time since January 13 to host North Carolina and William & Mary at 7 p.m. on Monday, February 11 for the annual Pink Meet. Ticket information is available here.