Drouin-Allaire and Raineri Compete at NCAA Championship
Duo become first teammates to compete at national championship in same year
SAINT LOUIS - George Washington gymnastics duo Cami Drouin-Allaire and Chelsea Raineri concluded their standout individual seasons at Friday night's NCAA Gymnastics Championship at Chaifetz Arena.
Competing as individual qualifiers, the first time the Colonials have sent two gymnasts in the same season, both Drouin-Allaire (all-around) and Raineri (vault) were in action amongst the elite of collegiate gymnastics on national television.
Raineri scored 9.7875 on vault to tie for 27th place in her only event competed. The Telford, Pennsylvania, native advanced to nationals after winning the NCAA Morgantown Regional co-championship on the event, the first regional champion in program history.
Raineri concludes her decorated career that began as the East Atlantic Gymnastics League (EAGL) Rookie of the Year in 2014 and punctuated as GW's third-ever NCAA Championship qualifier as a senior. Along the way she amassed nine All-EAGL First Team honors and an individual EAGL event title (Co-Champion on Vault, 2014).
Drouin-Allaire was making her second-career appearance at the National Championship meet after competing as a freshman in 2015. She equaled her previous floor exercise score from her last trip on Friday night with a 9.85 (T-23rd). She placed 13th in the all-around with a 39.025, with scores of 9.80 on vault (T-26th), 9.7375 on uneven bars (38th) and 9.6375 on balance beam (T-34th).
The Shoreham, New York, native rounds out her outstanding junior season that saw her win GW's first ever EAGL All-Around Championship in addition to her second-career individual conference championship on vault.
No. 20 Gymnastics to Compete at NCAA Morgantown Regional
WASHINGTON - The No. 20 and East Atlantic Gymnastics League (EAGL) Champion George Washington gymnastics team was selected to compete at the upcoming NCAA...
Colonial of the Week - Gymnastics
The GW Gymnastics team rolled into Saturday's EAGL Championship having won three consecutive meets in a row and saw the momentum carry over into a dominating...
CHAMPIONS: Gymnastics Takes EAGL Title in Dominant Performance
RALEIGH, N.C. - The No. 18 George Washington gymnastics team put together a dominant performance to capture its second-ever East Atlantic Gymnastics League (...
Winstanley Named EAGL Scholar-Athlete of the Year
RALEIGH, N.C. - George Washington gymnastics junior Jillian Winstanley was named the East Atlantic Gymnastics League (EAGL) Scholar-Athlete of the Year and...
Gymnastics Lands Eight on All-EAGL Teams
WASHINGTON - A total of eight George Washington gymnasts were selected to the 2017 All-East Atlantic Gymnastics League (EAGL) Teams, the league office...
Gymnastics Closes Regular Season with Senior Day Win
WASHINGTON - The George Washington gymnastics team swept the all-around podium for the third consecutive meet as the Colonials topped visiting NC State,...
Gymnastics Places 14 on All-EAGL Scholastic Team
WASHINGTON - Fourteen George Washington gymnasts have been named to the 2017 All-East Atlantic Gymnastics League (EAGL) Scholastic Team, the most honorees...
No. 18 Gymnastics Aims for EAGL Title at Saturday's Championship Meet
LEADING OFF: The No. 18 George Washington gymnastics team aims for its second conference title in the last three years when it competes at Saturday's East...