Wednesday, July 24, 2024

W&M Women’s Gymnastics Posts Sixth-Best Score in School History at Temple Quad Meet

(Tribe Athletics)

PHILADELPHIA — The William & Mary women’s gymnastics team posted the sixth-best score in school history and its highest total this season en route to a second-place finish at a quad meet hosted by Temple on Sunday afternoon.

Temple claimed the team title with a 196.225, while W&M’s 194.925 bested LIU (194.700) and West Chester (193.800).

In addition to the Tribe’s impressive overall total, it also recorded season highs in three of the four events — bars (48.875), beam (48.725) and floor (48.850). The beam score ranks tied for seventh in program history, while the bars performance ranks 10th.

Sarah Wozniak highlighted W&M’s individual performances by tying for first on bars, as she equaled her career high (9.850).

Grace Costello also posted a top-three finish and tied for third on beam with a career-best 9.825.

Sarah Kuper and Hannah Burke led the Tribe on vault, as both posted a 9.750 to equal their career highs, while Michelle Ngo registered W&M’s top score on floor (9.825).

Event Recaps

Vault – 48.475
Sarah Kuper – 9.750 (equaled season high)
Hannah Burke – 9.750 (equaled career high)
Sofia Huang – 9.675
Grace Costello – 9.650
Caroline Blatchford – 9.650
Anne Marie Kuebler – 9.500

Bars – 48.875 (season high; 10th in school history)
Sarah Wozniak – 9.850 (T1st; equaled career high)
Tori Sipes – 9.825 (career high)
Caroline Blatchford – 9.800 (equaled career high)
Catherine Bare – 9.775 (career high)
Sarah Kuper – 9.625
Ascha Laird – 8.600

Beam – 48.725 (season high; T7th in school history)
Grace Costello – 9.825 (T3rd; career high)
Michelle Ngo – 9.800 (equaled career high)
Melanie Faulkner – 9.725
Madeline Frazier – 9.725
Sarah Kuper – 9.650
Caroline Blatchford – 9.625

Floor – 48.850 (season high)
Michelle Ngo – 9.825
Hannah Burke – 9.800
Melanie Faulkner – 9.750 (career high)
Summer Penzi – 9.750 (career high)
Grace Costello – 9.725
Madeline Frazier – 9.575

Up Next
W&M will return to action when it concludes its regular-season slate at a tri-meet hosted by Towson (with George Washington) next Friday at 6 p.m.

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