Wednesday, July 24, 2024

W&M Women’s Gymnastics Places Fifth at GEC Championship

(Tribe Athletics)

WILLIAMSBURG — The William & Mary women’s gymnastics team concluded its season with a fifth-place finish at the Gymnastics East Conference Championship hosted by Yale on Saturday.

Penn claimed the team title with a 196.725 and was followed by Yale (195.125), Brown (194.450), Southern Connecticut State (193.900), W&M (193.850), West Chester (193.800), Cornell (193.775) and Bridgeport (193.775).

Sarah Kuper highlighted the Tribe’s individual performances and earned first-team all-conference honors on vault by tying for second with a career-high 9.825.

Caroline Blatchford narrowly missed out on all-conference distinction, as she tied for seventh on bars with a career-best 9.825.

Grace Costello was W&M’s top performer on beam (9.775), while she and Hannah Burke posted the Tribe’s best scores on floor with a 9.750.

Event Recaps

Vault – 48.425
Sarah Kuper – 9.825 (T2nd, career high)
Caroline Blatchford – 9.725 (equaled career high)
Sofia Huang – 9.725
Grace Costello – 9.650
Hannah Burke – 9.500
Anne Marie Kuebler – 9.325

Bars – 48.725
Caroline Blatchford – 9.825 (career high)
Sarah Kuper – 9.775
Tori Sipes – 9.750
Ascha Laird – 9.700
Catherine Bare – 9.675
Sarah Wozniak – 9.325

Beam – 48.575
Grace Costello – 9.775
Madeline Frazier – 9.750
Michelle Ngo – 9.750
Sarah Kuper – 9.650
Melanie Faulkner – 9.650
Caroline Blatchford – 9.650

Floor – 48.125
Hannah Burke – 9.750
Grace Costello – 9.750
Melanie Faulkner – 9.700
Michelle Ngo – 9.575
Summer Penzi – 9.350
Madeline Frazier – 9.075

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