Women's Gymnastics Continues Winning Ways with Victory at Penn

Women's Gymnastics Continues Winning Ways with Victory at Penn


PHILADELPHIA – Temple women's gymnastics team won a quad-meet at Penn in Hutchinson Gymnasium on Saturday afternoon with a score of 191.25.  The Owls topped Penn (190.55), SUNY Cortland (189.650), and SUNY Brockport (187.5).

Temple had the highest score on three out of the four events (vault, beam, and floor) to win its second straight meet after winning the Ken Anderson Memorial Invite last weekend.

The highest scoring event for the Owls occurred on the beam for the Owls.  All five Owls registered a score over 9.5.  Sylvie Borschel had a 9.775, and Alexis Arena was right behind her with a 9.75 for the two highest scores on beam in the event.

Vault was the second highest scoring event for Temple with a 48.175.  Once again all five gymnasts counting towards the team score got above a 9.5.  Brittanie DeMeno had the highest score for all four teams on vault, earning a 9.725.

On floor the Owls earned a team score of 47.775.  Brianna Ferdinandi led Temple on the event with a score of 9.775.

On the final event of the meet for the Owls, Temple earned a 47.025 to clinch first place.  Co-captain Heather Zaniewski (9.75) came up big with the best score of the meet on the event.

This marks a second straight win over Penn this year after finishing ahead of them at the George Washington Invitational. 

Up next for Temple will be the Towson Invite next Saturday at 4:00 p.m.
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