GW Gymnastics Announces 2012 Competition Schedule
Colonials to Host Four Meets at Charles E. Smith Center
Oct. 19, 2011
WASHINGTON - The George Washington gymnastics team will host four matches at the Charles E. Smith Center as part of its 2012 competition schedule.
The Colonials will open the 2012 season by hosting the sixth-annual Lindsey Ferris Invitational at Smith Center, Jan. 15 at 1 p.m. This year's event will feature Cornell, Penn, North Carolina, William & Mary and Temple.
Following the season-opening meet, the Colonials hit the road for the next six weekends with visits to Ohio State (Jan. 21), West Virginia (Jan. 29), Pittsburgh (with Rutgers/William & Mary, Feb. 4), North Carolina State (with Penn State/William & Mary, Feb. 11), Central Michigan (Feb. 19) and North Carolina (Feb. 24).
GW returns to the Charles E. Smith Center March 3 to host East Atlantic Gymnastic League (EAGL) rival Pittsburgh at the annual Brownie & Girl Scout Meet. Four days later, the Colonials welcome the Ivy League's Yale Bulldogs to the Smith Center for the annual Pink Meet (March 8).
The Colonials then travel to Lexington, Ky., to face Kentucky March 11 before visiting nearby Towson, along with Penn, March 16.
GW closes out the regular season on March 18 by hosting Towson at Smith Center.
The 2012 EAGL Championship will be held March 24 in Pittsburgh, Pa., at the Peterson Events Center. The Colonials will face league members North Carolina, North Carolina Central, Maryland, Pittsburgh, Rutgers, New Hampshire, West Virginia and host Pittsburgh in an attempt to win the league crown and an automatic berth to the NCAA Regional Championships (April 7).
Head coach Margie Foster-Cunningham, the 2011 EAGL Coach of the Year, enters her 27th season at George Washington and will oversee a team that features 12 returning student-athletes in addition to five newcomers.
Among the returning athletes are junior Kayla Carto (All-EAGL Second Team, All-Around) and sophomores Betsy Zander (All-EAGL Second Team, All-Around) and Kiera Kenney (All-EAGL Second Team, Uneven Bars).
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