The University of New Hampshire women’s gymnastics team fell to EAGL rival Maryland Sunday afternoon at Lundholm, by a narrow margin of 192.875 to 192.625.
    Sophomore Helena Diodati (Scarborough, Maine) was UNH’s top finisher on vault, as she recorded a 9.775 to take second place. Junior Justine Turner (Salem, N.H.) took third place with a 9.759 and freshman Chelsea Steinberg (Ridgewood, N.J.) tied for fourth place with a mark of 9.650.
    On bars Diodati was the top finisher for UNH, after notching a 9.850. Senior Rebekah Porter (Valparaiso, Ind.) earned a season-high 9.775 to earn fourth place.
    Steinberg set a personal record with a 9.875 to capture second place on balance beam. Sophomore Keeley Smith (University Place, Wash.) nabbed fourth place thanks to a season-high score of 9.750.
    On floor Turner earned third place with a score of 9.80. Porter took fourth with a mark of 9.725, another season-high for the co-captain.
    The Wildcats are away for the next three weeks, as they first travel to UNC to take on Maryland and William & Mary. UNH returns home for their final regular season meet of the year as the team faces North Carolina State. Tickets can be bought online at
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