Women’s gymnastics finishes second in tri-meet at Temple


William and Mary travelled to Philadelphia, Pa. Mar. 10 to complete its regular season road slate. Competing at a tri-meet hosted by Temple on Sunday, the College finished strong in second place. Though the host Owls finished with a 195.175, the Tribe took second with 191.625, followed closely by Centenary with 191.500.

In vault, the College came away with a total of 48.550, posting its second-best score of the season on vault. Freshman Samantha Sakti let with 9.750, while juniors Erika Marr and Taylor White both came away with a 9.725 — with the score being a career-high for White.

In bars, the Tribe earned a total of 47.025, with Marr and junior Evan Pakshong tied for third place in this event, gaining 9.725 each. On beam, the College ended with 48.050, with senior Madison Dwyer placing third, equaling her career high with a 9.800. On floor, senior Aaliyah Kerr tied for third with a 9.800, while junior Caroline Caponi closely followed with a 9.775. Caponi contributed a great amount to the Tribe’s scoring efforts, placing second all-around with a 38.725.

The Tribe will conclude its regular season with it hosts Penn at Kaplan Arena for Senior Night on March 15. With this final competition, Head Coach Mary Lewis will be leaving, as previously announced in December 2018.


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