GYMNASTS PLACE SECOND AT NORTH CAROLINA QUAD MEET
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CHAPEL HILL, N.C.-- The University of New Hampshire women's gymnastics team posted a hard-fought second-place finish at the North Carolina Tar Heel Invitational  on Saturday afternoon at Carmichael Auditorium.
    The Wildcats gave the host school a run for its money, as UNH finished with an impressive team score of 193.6, finishing just behind North Carolina (193.775) and ahead of third-place Maryland (193.250)  and fourth-place William & Mary (189.025)
    Junior Justine Turner (Salem, N.H.) continues to recover from injury and sickness and poster her first all-around score of the season with a mark of 37.65 for sixth place. She was the top vaulter for the Wildcats with a score of 9.875 for second place overall.
    Senior Rebekah Porter (Valparaiso, Ind.) led UNH in the floor exercise with a score of 9.80 good for third place overall. She also posted 9.75 marks in the vault and on bars.
    Sophomore Helena Diodati (Scarborough, Maine) continues to excell for the Wildcats and she posted a 9.825 on bars to earn second place overall in the meet.
    Freshman Chelsea Steinberg (Ridgewood, N.J.) was the top performer for the 'Cats on balance beam, placing third with a mark of 9.80.
   The UNH Gymnastics team will return to action on Sunday, March 9, at Michigan State. The meet begins at 1 p.m.
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