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GW Gymnastics Places Second at Towson Quad Meet

Junior Nefertiti Roy set a career-high with 9.875 on the floor exercise.
 
Junior Nefertiti Roy set a career-high with 9.875 on the floor exercise.
 

March 16, 2012

TOWSON, Md. - The George Washington gymnastics team totaled seven routines of 9.80 or better en route to a second-place finish at Towson's quad meet with Penn and Yale on Friday night at Towson Center.

The host Tigers won the event with 194.800 ahead of the Colonials (192.550), Quakers (192.550) and Bulldogs (189.325).

Freshman Elena Corcoran won the first event title of her career with a season-high 9.825 on the vault to lead the Colonials to a tie for first place with a team total of 48.525. Junior Stephanie Stoicovy and freshman Courtney Willoughby tied for second place with 9.775.

GW added a 48.250 on uneven bars, 46.625 on balance beam and 49.150 on the floor exercise.

Stoicovy and classmate Nefertiti Roy landed in a three-way tie for first place on the floor exercise with 9.875. Roy's routine eclipsed her previous career-high by 0.125.

Sophomore Kiera Kenney led the Colonials on uneven bars with a fifth-place finish (9.750). Sophomores Betsy Zander and Taylor Henderson followed in a tie for seventh place with 9.700.

Monique Blount set a new career-high on the balance beam for the second time in eight days with a 9.850, finishing in a tie for second place. She added a 9.800 on the floor exercise, finishing in a three-way tie with Zander and Henderson.

GW will conclude the 2012 regular season by hosting Towson on Sunday at the Charles E. Smith Center. The Colonials will honor the senior trio of Brittany Burnham, Amanda Murphy and Monique Blount.

 

 

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