GW Gymnastics Falls at North Carolina, 195.625-192.525
Colonials Score Season-High 48.625 on Vault
Feb. 24, 2012
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - Junior Stephanie Stoicovy finished in third place in the all-around and sophomore Betsy Zander took third on the balance beam, but the George Washington gymnastics team fell at EAGL rival North Carolina, 195.625-192.525 on Friday night at Carmichael Arena.
Stoicvoy earned a spot on the all-around podium for the sixth time this season, finishing in third place with a career-high 38.875. The sophomore from Erie, Pa., scored 9.750 on vault, 9.550 on uneven bars, 9.750 on balance beam and a career-high tying 9.825 on the floor exercise.
The Colonials' best event of the evening was the vault where they scored a season-high 48.625 as a team. Freshman Elena Corcoran, who entered the meet ranked 16th in the EAGL on vault, tied for third with a team-high 9.775. Stoicovy and freshman Courtney Willoughby tied for fifth with 9.750.
Sophomore Betsy Zander turned in a strong performance on the balance beam, finishing in third place with a career-high 9.775. Fellow sophomore Kiera Kenney led the way on uneven bars as she finished in a tie for fourth place with 9.725. Kenney entered the weekend ranked 13th in the EAGL on uneven bars with an average of 9.710.
The Colonials will return to the Charles E. Smith Center for the first time since Jan. 15 to host EAGL rival Pittsburgh on Saturday, March 3 for the annual Brownie & Girl Scout Meet.