Gymnastics Victorious at Towson
Colonials Score Over 195 For the Fourth Straight Meet
March 10, 2004
TOWSON, MD - The George Washington gymnastics team scored over 195.00 for the fourth straight meet in taking first place at Towson on Wednesday, March 10. The Colonials totaled 195.100 followed by Towson (195.050) and William & Mary (194.975). GW placed first in two of the four events with sophomore Erin Aiken (Centreville, VA/Chantilly) taking the vault and junior Meagan Wilson (Lilburn, GA/Parkview) winning the balance beam.
The Colonials posted a 48.825 behind a 9.875 from Aiken, who finished first in the event. Freshman Maggie Parrack (Richardson, TX/JJ Pearce) took third place with a 9.825 followed by senior Lindsay Parks (Council Bluffs, IA/Abraham Lincoln), who scored a 9.750.
Both Parrack and senior Rachel Mann (Atlanta, Ga/Lakeside) scored 9.850 on the uneven bars to help GW to a 48.875 on the apparatus. Aiken turned in her second strong performance of the evening with a 9.825.
GW wasn't as solid on the balance beam as they have been in recent meets, but Meagan Wilson continued her excellent season with a 9.900 to finish first. The Colonials finished with a 48.400 as Lindsay Parks tallied a 9.800 and freshman Jess Guilbert (Leesburg, VA/Stone Bridge) scored a 9.775.
The Colonials scored a 49.000 on the floor exercise behind four 9.825s. Guilbert, Mann, Parks and Parrack continue to show the versatility of this year's gymnastics team and ended up tied for second place on the event.
GW will try and continue their hot streak when they host Air Force on Sunday, March 14 at 1:00 p.m. at Smith Center.