COLLEGE PARK, Md.
- The Temple women's gymnastics team posted a third place finish at the Maryland Invitational on Sunday afternoon, putting together a team score of 190.150. The Owls were led by a third place finish on parallel bars by junior Corrine Williams
and a fourth place finish all-around by junior Kaity Watson
Maryland won the meet with a team score of 195.450, followed by Bridgeport with a score of 192.825. The Owls bested William & Mary, who totalled 187.750.
Watson led the Owls on vault, placing a team-best eight with a score of 9.725. Williams and freshman Sylvie Borschel
tied for 12th on the apparatus with scores of 9.575.
Williams posted Temple's top score on parallel bars, placing third with a mark of 9.775. Watson placed 12th on bars as well (9.625), while sophomore Ebone Grant
placed 17th (9.425) and freshman Heather Zaniewski
finished 18th (9.400).
On beam, Zaniewski was the Owls' highest finisher with a fourth place score of 9.725. Grant finished in the top 10, tying for ninth with a score of 9.650.
Williams and Watson tied for sixth on floor, scoring 9.750. Senior Marissa Oxenford
aided their efforts with a score of 9.650 to place 11th, while freshman Brianna Ferdinandi
finished 13th (9.550).
Up next is the Owls' most anticipated road trip of the season, as Temple travels to compete at national powerhouse Missouri on March 4 (6:30 p.m.).