No. 18 Gymnastics Concludes Regular Season on Friday

March 13, 2018

LEADING OFF: The No. 18 George Washington gymnastics team will wrap up its regular season on Friday when it visits Kent State for tri-meet action along with Temple at 7 p.m. at the Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center.

LAST TIME OUT: In their final day of competition in the Charles E. Smith Center, the Colonials capped off their 2018 undefeated home slate by tying their program record score of 196.875 to finish in first place in a celebratory Senior Day Meet on Sunday afternoon. West Virginia finished behind the Colonials in second with 196.425 while East Atlantic Gymnastics League (EAGL) foe Pittsburgh finished third with 195.500.

FIERCE ON FLOOR: The Colonials closed out their Senior Day Meet in dominant fashion, earning a season-high score of 49.375 on floor. In their final performances in the Smith Center, Alex Zois and Madeline Seibold finished the day with career-high 9.900s. Cami Drouin-Allaire also had a stellar performance, posting a 9.875, Cydney Crasa finished with a career-high matching 9.850, Jillian Winstanley also scored a 9.850, and Sara Mermelstein closed out the day with a 9.825.

ACING THE ALL-AROUND: A trio of Colonial seniors swept the all-around podium on Sunday. Drouin-Allaire finished first with 39.475, Zois took second with a career-high 39.400, and Winstanley finished third with 39.350 to join her classmates on the podium. Drouin-Allaire currently ranks 12th nationally (39.460 RQS) in all-around, Winstanley sits at 22nd (39.405 RQS), and Zois ranks 46th (39.180 RQS).

REALISTICALLY LOCKED: The Colonials are listed as “Realistically Locked” on’s NCAA Regionals projections. “Realistically Locked” teams are defined as: realistically impossible to miss regionals (even if all other teams got a full point higher than their high score on all remaining meets).

TEAM RANKS: Through 10 weeks of competition, the Colonials remain the only undefeated squad in EAGL action and sit atop the conference with 196.460 RQS, .305 above second-place North Carolina State. GW holds top ranks on vault (49.200 RQS) and beam (49.195 RQS), sits second on floor (49.275 RQS), and is third on uneven bars (48.970 RQS). Individually, Winstanley ranks in the top-five in all four events in EAGL and 18th nationally on vault (9.885 RQS), while Drouin-Allaire ranks fist in EAGL and eighth in the nation on vault with a RQS of 9.910.

ROAD AHEAD: With the regular season coming to a close, the Colonials will head back to Towson for EAGL Championships next Saturday, March 24.



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