Gymnastics Posts Second Straight Excellent Score in Defeating James Madison
Parks Wins Vault and Balance Beam
Feb. 26, 2003
WASHINGTON, DC - The Colonials gymnastics team won their second straight dual meet by defeating James Madison 193.925 to 191.100. The team took one step closer to qualifying for the post season with another high score.
Junior Lindsay Parks (Council Bluffs, IA/Abraham Lincoln) led the Colonials to a sweep on the vault with her best score of the season, 9.850. Kaufman was next with a 9.775, followed by Mann with a 9.725.
Freshman Tiffany Jones (Ravenna, OH/Walsh Jesuit) won the uneven bars for the second meet in a row with a 9.800. Freshman Amy Stack (Matthews, NC/Providence) finished second by tying her career high with a 9.750.
Parks won her second event of the evening by scoring a 9.725 on the balance beam. Junior Lauren Bernstein (St. Louis, MO/Clayton) added to the Colonials score by finishing second with a 9.700.
Mann led the Colonials to their best score of the season on the floor exercise, 49.125, by tying her career high with a 9.900. Parks and Kaufman also tied their career highs in completing the sweep of this apparatus with scores 9.875 and 9.825, respectively.
The Colonials will look to post another high score on Saturday, March 1 at 7:00 p.m., when they compete at Maryland.