Wednesday, July 24, 2024

W&M Women’s Gymnastics Posts Seventh-Best Score in School History at Towson Tri-Meet

(Tribe Athletics)

TOWSON, Md. — The William & Mary women’s gymnastics team concluded its regular season slate by posting the seventh-best score in school history (194.825) at a tri-meet hosted by Towson on Friday evening.

The impressive performance marked the second consecutive meet in which W&M recorded one of the top scores in program history, as it earned the school’s sixth-best total (194.925) last weekend at Temple.

Towson claimed the team title with a 197.500 and was followed by George Washington (197.200) and W&M (194.825).

In addition to the Tribe’s impressive overall total, it also registered the third-best score in program history on bars (49.000) and equaled the school’s 10th-best performance on beam (48.700).

Catherine Bare highlighted W&M’s individual performances by tying for second on bars, as she equaled the second-best score in school history in the event with a career-high 9.900.

Also leading the Tribe were Sarah Kuper (9.750, equaled season high) and Sofia Huang (9.750) on vault, Caroline Blatchford on beam (9.825, career high) and Michelle Ngo on floor (9.800).

Event Recaps

Vault – 48.475
Sarah Kuper – 9.750 (equaled season high)
Sofia Huang – 9.750
Grace Costello – 9.725
Caroline Blatchford – 9.700
Hannah Burke – 9.550
Anne Marie Kuebler – 9.350

Bars – 49.000 (3rd in program history; season high)
Catherine Bare – 9.900 (T2nd in program history; career high)
Sarah Kuper – 9.825 (career high)
Tori Sipes – 9.800
Sarah Wozniak – 9.750
Ascha Laird – 9.725
Caroline Blatchford – 9.725

Beam – 48.700 (T10th in program history)
Caroline Blatchford – 9.825 (career high)
Grace Costello – 9.800
Melanie Faulkner – 9.750
Sarah Kuper – 9.700 (equaled season high)
Madeline Frazier – 9.625
Michelle Ngo – 9.550

Floor – 48.650
Michelle Ngo – 9.800
Melanie Faulkner – 9.775 (career high)
Grace Costello – 9.700
Summer Penzi – 9.700
Hannah Burke – 9.675
Madeline Frazier – 9.625

Up Next
W&M will return to action when it competes at the GEC Championship hosted by Yale next Saturday at noon.

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