GW Gymnastics Announces 2013 Award Winners

Junior Betsy Zander was named the winner of the Lindsey Ferris Award, her second straight season earning the honor.

May 8, 2013

WASHINGTON - The George Washington gymnastics team recognized nine student-athletes at its annual end-of-the-year banquet last week.

Junior Betsy Zander earned the top honor, taking home the Lindsey Ferris Award, for the second consecutive season. The award is annually given to the GW gymnast who best exemplifies the team spirit and leadership qualities of the late gymnastics alumna. She will be formally recognized at the conclusion of next season's Lindsey Ferris Invitational.

Zander was also named the recipient of the Starter Award on the floor exercise, balance beam and uneven bars.

Senior Stephanie Stoicovy earned the Top Performer Award for the all-around after posting a team-best regional-qualifying score (RQS) of 39.060.

The Erie, Pa. native, who was named Most Valuable Player at the Second Annual Georgey Awards, also took home the Most Consistent Award. At the banquet, it was announced that moving forward the Most Consistent Award will be renamed the Stoicovy Award.

Junior Taylor Henderson took home the Coaches Award in addition to the Top Performer Award for the uneven bars. Henderson posted the top uneven bars RQS on the team with a 9.795.

Other Top Performer Award winners were sophomore Elena Corcoran for vault (9.815) and senior Kayla Carto for balance beam (9.800).

2013 GW Gymnastics Award Winners
Lindsey Ferris Award: Betsy Zander
Coaches Award: Taylor Henderson

Top Performer, All-Around: Stephanie Stoicovy (39.060)
Top Performer, Vault: Elena Corcoran (9.815)
Top Performer, Uneven Bars: Taylor Henderson (9.795)
Top Performer, Balance Beam: Kayla Carto (9.800)
Top Performer, Floor Exercise: Stephanie Stoicovy (9.870)

Most Consistent Award: Stephanie Stoicovy
Outstanding Rookie Award: Taylor Redmond
Most Improved Award: Brittany Doran
Colonial Heart Award: Kayla Carto

Starter Award, Vault: Stephanie Stoicovy
Starter Award, Uneven Bars: Betsy Zander
Starter Award, Balance Beam: Betsy Zander
Starter Award, Floor Exercise: Betsy Zander

"EVERYDAY" Award: Stephanie Stoicovy
Clutch Performer Award: Kiera Kenney
Entertainer of the Year: Nefertiti Roy



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