Gymnastics Finishes Runner-Up at Penn State
Freshman Gillian Coleman sets collegiate-bests on uneven bars and floor exercise
Feb. 19, 2005
STATE COLLEGE, PA - With head coach Margie Foster-Cunningham returning to her alma mater, the George Washington University gymnastics team finished with a team total of 190.325 to place behind 14th-ranked Penn State Saturday evening at the Bryce Jordan Center. In a double dual meet with the men's team before a live national TV audience on CSTV, the Nittany Lions finished with a total of 195.050.
GW had two performers compete all-around. Juniors Heather Kaufman (Austin, TX) and Erin Aiken (Centreville, VA) placed third and fourth, respectively, with scores of 38.150 and 38.100. Kaufman's score equals her season-high all-around total and she was also the Colonials top performer, along with Aiken, on floor with a 9.775.
Junior Amy Stack (Matthews, NC) led GW on vault and placed third overall individually with a mark of 9.725. On bars, freshman Gillian Coleman (Boston, MA) recorded a collegiate-best 9.575 to pace the Colonials, while junior Tiffany Jones (Ravenna, OH) led the way on beam with a 9.575 to claim sixth individually.
On floor, sophomore Jess Guilbert (Leesburg, VA) earned a tie for sixth at 9.675 and Coleman registered her second season-high of the night with a score of 9.650 to take eighth.
Penn State's Meredith Hoover earned the all-around title with a total of 38.975, while the Nittany Lions also benefited from a pair of 9.9s from Lisa Clark on vault and Kristal Uzelac on bars.
The Colonials (7-9) are back in action when they travel to College Park, MD, on Wednesday, Feb. 23, to take on Maryland at 7:00 p.m.
1. Penn State- 195.050
- Vault: 48.650; Bars: 48.925; Beam: 48.775; Floor: 48.700
2. GW- 190.325
- Vault: 48.225; Bars: 46.575; Beam: 47.125; Floor: 48.400
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