March 12, 2007
KENT, OH - The George Washington Gymnastics team scored a season-high 193.750 points, but it was not enough to defeat Kent State who scored a 194.575 on Friday night in the Golden Flash's home finale.
Freshman Lindsay Tom tied for first on the balance beam with a 9.725 for the lone individual victory for the Colonials on the day.
Six other Colonials, juniors Carolyn Marckesano, McKenzie Parrack and Gillian Coleman, as well as seniors Jess Guilbert and Maggie Parrack and freshman Megan Quinn scored at least a 9.5 in three events apiece.
Marckesano took sixth in the vault with a 9.675. She also scored a 9.575 and 9.550 on the beam and floor, respectively.
McKenzie Parrack scored a 9.7 or better on all three of her events while scoring a 9.75 on the vault and floor respectively. McKenzie also notched a 9.725 on the bars. Al l of her performances ranked in the top five on the night with a third place showing on the vault.
Coleman scored at least a 9.6 on her three events for the night. Coleman scored a 9.775 on the floor exercise, which was good for fourth place on the night. She also scored a 9.7 on the beam and a 9.675 on the bars.
Guilbrt scored a 9.7 or better on two of her three events with a 9.725 on vault and 9.75 on the floor exercise. She also scored a 9.55 on the beam.
Maggie Parrack also had a solid showing with a 9.6 on the floor exercise. She also scored a 9.525 on the vault and 9.5 on the bars.
Quinn scored a 9.7 or better in two of her events as well with a 9.725 on the bars and 9.7 on beam. She also performed well on the floor exercise with a 9.65.
The Colonials will be at Towson this Friday before returning home for senior day on Sunday, March 18 at 1:00 pm. Senior Day will be the last home performance for three GW seniors, co-captains Jess Guilbert and Maggie Parrack, as well as Emily Howarth.