Tribe gymnasts cap off season with personal, team records at GEC Championship

Junior Keaghan Schafer competes on balance beam during an away meet at Maryland on Sunday, March 6. JAMIE HOLT / THE FLAT HAT

William and Mary earned their highest team score of the season at the Gymnastics East Conference (GEC) Championship at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island, last Saturday, March 19. The team finished in seventh place.

Junior Emma Wiley led the way for the Tribe with a score of 9.600. Close behind, freshman Sarah Kuper finished with a 9.550.

Kuper and freshman Sarah Wozniak led the Tribe on bars with scores of 9.550 and 9.600, respectively. In addition to posting career-high scores on the event, Kuper and Wozniak’s performances played a key role in William and Mary scoring its season best in the event.

Wiley and senior Chloe Campbell each posted career highs of 9.725 on beam.

The Tribe made up some ground on floor, recording their season high in the event with a 48.875. Campbell registered another career high with 9.850, and junior Abby Carpenter posted a 9.825 to attain a new personal record.

Junior Keaghan Schafer finished sixth in the all-around with a 38.325, her new career best. Schafer’s finish earned her second-team all-conference honors. Kuper finished right behind Schaefer in seventh with a 38.200.


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