GW Gymnastics Takes Another Step In Their Hope To Qualify for the NCAAs
Mann Establishes Career High on Floor Exercise
March 12, 2003
WASHINGTON, DC - The George Washington Gymnastics team scored a season high 195.475 in their meet on Wednesday, March 12 against Maryland. Unfortunately, Maryland also scored their season high, 196.650, in defeating the Colonials.
Junior Rachel Mann (Atlanta, GA/Lakeside) finished second in the all-around to Maryland's Rachel Martinez with a season-high score of 39.275. Freshman Heather Kaufman (Austin, TX/McCallum) finished fourth with a 38.500.
Junior Lindsay Parks (Council Bluffs, IA/Abraham Lincoln) led the Colonials on vault with a 9.875, placing her second on the apparatus. Mann was next for GW with a 9.750, followed by freshman Erin Aiken (Centreville, VA/Chantilly), who scored a 9.700.
Mann tied her career high on the uneven bars with a 9.850. She was followed by freshman Tiffany Jones (Ravenna, OH/Walsh Jesuit), who scored a 9.825, and senior Melissa Suter (Chesapeake, VA/Deep Creek) with a 9.800. The Colonials posted their second highest score of the season on this event with a total of 48.975.
Sophomore Meagan Wilson (Lilburn, GA/Parkview) established a career high on the balance beam with a 9.875, to lead the Colonials to a total of 48.650 on the event. Parks and Mann were next for GW with scores of 9.775 and 9.725, respectively.
Mann won the floor exercise after she established a new career high with a 9.950. Kaufman also recorded a career high with a score of 9.875. Parks added to the Colonials season high of 49.200 with a 9.825.
The Colonials will finish their home schedule on Sunday, March 16 at 3:00 p.m. when they face William & Mary at Smith Center.