Roy Wins Floor Exercise as GW Gymnastics Falls to West Virginia
March 10, 2013
WASHINGTON - The George Washington gymnastics team posted its best team scores of the season on uneven bars and floor exercise en route to a second-place finish against visiting West Virginia in the annual Brownie & Girl Scout Meet on Sunday at the Charles E. Smith Center.
GW posted a 48.975 on uneven bars, .300 points better then its previous high mark, in addition to a season-high 49.275 on floor exercise. The Colonials added 48.750 on vault and 47.500 on balance beam for a team score of 194.500. West Virginia won the event with a score of 195.450.
Senior Nefertiti Roy captured the floor exercise title with a career-high 9.95. The senior from Philadelphia, Pa., bested her previous career mark by .075, and the Colonials scored at least a 9.725 on all six routines on the event.
Stoicovy placed second in the all-around scoring with a 9.725 on vault, 9.725 on balance beam and 9.900 on floor exercise for a career-high mark of 39.175. Her 9.825 on uneven bars was also a new personal best.
Sophomore Elena Corcoran took second place on the vault with 9.800, while juniors Kiera Kenney and Britanny Doran both tied for fourth on the uneven bars with 9.800. The score marked a career-high for Doran.
Kenney also turned in GW's best balance beam routine of the day with a 9.800.
The Colonials will compete twice next weekend, first on Friday evening in a quad meet at Towson with West Chester and Southern Connecticut before returning home to celebrate Senior Day on Sunday.
GW will honor the careers of Stoicovy, Roy and Kayla Carto prior to Sunday's quad meet with EAGL rivals Towson and Maryland along with Brown.