No. 19 Gymnastics Finishes First at Tri-Meet

Cami Drouin-Allaire posted a season-high 9.875 on beam en route to a career-high 39.525 in the all-around.
Cami Drouin-Allaire posted a season-high 9.875 on beam en route to a career-high 39.525 in the all-around.
March 2, 2018

TOWSON, Md. — At the site of the 2018 East Atlantic Gymnastics League (EAGL) Championships, the No. 19 George Washington gymnastics squad proved their dominance in conference action by finishing first on the podium with a 196.300.

The host Tigers came in a close second with 196.250, while Rutgers finished third at 193.825. The Colonials cracked the 196.000 threshold for the fourth time this season behind team scores of 49.225 on vault, 48.825 on uneven bars, 48.925 on balance beam, and 49.225 on floor exercise.

In the all-around, senior Cami Drouin-Allaire surpassed her previous career-high of 39.500, set last weekend at Penn State, with a 39.525 on the night. Jillian Winstanley took second with a 39.150 and Alex Zois posted a 39.025 to complete the podium sweep for the Colonials.

GW started the night off on bars, where it posted a team score of 48.825. Winstanley led the squad with a season-high matching 9.875, a score that earned her tied-for-second, while fellow-senior Liz Pfeiler also matched her season-high with a 9.850. Drouin-Allaire, along with freshman Hannah Cohen, also had stellar performances, both earning 9.825s. For Cohen, the 9.825 marked a career-high on bars.

The Colonials then moved to beam and finished with a 48.925. Drouin-Allaire and Zois each posted season-high 9.875s to earn first place honors, while Pfeiler followed closely behind with a 9.85 to join her classmates on the podium in third. Sara Mermelstein finished with a season-high matching 9.825 to add to the GW score.



The squad continued to shine on floor, posting a season-high matching 49.325. Drouin-Allaire finished with a dominant 9.925 to take first place honors while Zois earned a season-high matching 9.875 to finish in a tie for second place. Madeline Seibold and Winstanley posted identical 9.85s to round out the Colonials’ score.

GW finished the evening on vault with a team score of 49.225. Winstanley led the way with a season- and career-high matching 9.925 to earn first place. Drouin-Allaire joined her classmate on the podium with a second place score of 9.900. Zois also finished with a season-high 9.825, Pfeiler earned a 9.800, and Cydney Crasa posted a 9.775 to close the meet.

LOOK AHEAD: The Colonials will return home to the Charles E. Smith Center for the first time in a month to host the same pair of squads, along with Maryland, for Brownie and Girl Scout Day at 1 p.m.

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