UNH Gymnastics Places Second At Towson

Towson, Md.--The University of New Hampshire women's gymnastics team finished second with a score of 194.225 in its final regular season meet at Towson University Friday night. Towson placed first with a score of 196.80 and Pittsburgh took third with a score of 193.200.

Freshman Michelle Harley (Collegeville, Pa.) was the top performer for the 'Cats as she finished second in the all-around competition with a combined score of 39.050. Gabi Weller of Towson took the top spot with a combined score of 39.675, which was a Towson and EAGL record. Junior Rose Kosowski (Whitesboro, N.Y.) took fourth with a 38.650 and junior Suzanne Poretz (Alexandria, Va.) sixth with a 37.550.

Junior Wendy Wheaton (Rockville, Md.) matched her career high of 9.875 on the uneven bars, good enough for third place. Poretz finished in a tie for sixth with a score of 9.825 with Raya Mullin of Pittsburgh.

Senior Cara Lepper (Southington, Conn.) was the top performer for the 'Cats on the balance beam with a score of 9.850 which put her in a tie for fourth place. Harley and sophomore Katie Revis (Putnam Valley, N.Y.) turned in strong performances as both scored 9.800s and finished seventh.

On the floor exercise, Wheaton took third with a career high 9.875 and Kosowski finished in a tie for fifth with a score of 9.850.

On the vault, Harley placed second with a career high 9.825 and Wheaton checked in with a 9.725 for fourth place. Kosowski and Poretz finished in a five way tie for fifth place with a score of 9.700.

The Wildcats will travel to Pittsburgh on Saturday to compete in the East Atlantic Gymnastics League Championship. The meet begins at 6 p.m.

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