DURHAM, N.H.--The University of New Hampshire’s women’s gymnastics team went 1-2-3 in every event en route to winning their annual Fox Run Invitational Saturday night. UNH earned their second-highest score of the season, a 194.875, while Bridgeport came in second with a 189.40, followed by Air Force (187.80) and Yale (157.50).
Senior Justine Turner (Salem, N.H.) was the top gymnast on vault as she scored a 9.825 to earn first place. Sophomore Katie Caliendo (Manorville, N.Y.) notched second with a mark of 9.775 and junior Kelsey Alwin (St. Michael, Minn.) captured third (9.725).
Junior Diane Grey earned a career-best 9.9 on bars, as she took first place in the event. Freshman Ali Carr (Chelmsford, Mass.) earned second with a 9.825, as junior Keeley Smith (University Place, Wash.) took third with a score of 9.775.
On beam, junior Taryn LaFountain (Utica, N.Y.) earned a 9.825, which was good for first place. She also went on to take first on floor with a career-high score of 9.9. LaFountain now has a career-high of 9.9 in both events that she has competed in for the ‘Cats (floor and beam).
Smith earned second place on both beam (9.775) and floor (9.875). Turner tied for third with a mark of 9.75 on beam, and sophomore Andie Sablsoky (Springfield, N.J.) captured third place on floor, a 9.825, a season-high for her.
For the first time in her career, freshman Danielle Reibold (Horsham, Penn.) competed in the all-around. She took second place with a score of 38.35.
The Wildcats travel to Maryland on Feb. 20 for their next meet. The squad will then return home on Sat., Feb. 28 vs. George Washington. The meet is scheduled for 1 p.m. in Lundholm Gymnasium and tickets are available at www.unhwildcats.com.