GW Gymnastics Takes Fourth at Sweetheart Invitational
Feb. 16, 2013
RALEIGH, N.C. - The George Washington gymnastics team finished in fourth place out of six teams with a score of 193.950 on Saturday evening at N.C. State's Sweetheart Invitational at Reynolds Coliseum.
The meet, which featured four members of the East Atlantic Gymnastics League (EAGL), was won by the host Wolfpack with a score of 195.675. North Carolina was second with 195.550 followed by Pittsburgh (194.750). The Colonials finished in fourth ahead of William & Mary (193.650) and Bowling Green (193.300).
The Colonials' best event of the evening was the balance beam, where they posted a team score of 48.750. They added 48.400 on vault, 48.325 on uneven bars and 48.475 on the floor exercise.
Senior Stephanie Stoicovy finished in fourth-place in the all-around, ending her run of five straight podium appearances to begin the season. The Erie, Pa., native scored 38.975 in the all-around after scoring 9.650 on vault (22nd) , 9.725 on uneven bars (t-18th), 9.725 on balance beam (t-18th) and 9.875 on floor exercise (t-3rd).
Senior Kayla Carto continued her strong season on the balance beam by tying for third place on the balance beam with 9.850.
Stoicovy's third-place showing led the way on floor exercise with Henderson and junior Betsy Zander each scoring 9.800 on the event.
The Colonials are back in action Friday night when they make the short trip to College Park, Md., to face EAGL rivals Maryland and Pittsburgh along with Bridgeport at 7:00 p.m. at Comcast Center.