Terps Fall to #7 Michigan

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ANN ARBOR, Mich. – The Maryland women's gymnastics earned season high scores on bars and vault and sophomore Alecia Farina led the team on two apparatuses, but the Terps fell 196.875-195.050 to No.7 Michigan this Sunday in Ann Arbor. 

The GymTerps posted impressive performances on the first two rotations, earning season high scores on uneven bars (49.075) and vault (49.150).

Farina turned in strong performances on bars and floor, leading the Terps with a pair of 9.875s to finish third in the all-around (39.350) followed by fellow sophomore Kirsten Peterman (39.150).

Freshman Audrey Barber finished third on vault, setting a career-high score of 9.875.

The Terps started the meet on uneven bars, where Farina led the team with a 9.875, tying a season-high score to place second on the event. Peterman scored a 9.825, giving the Terps a 49.075 on the apparatus.

Maryland moved to vault, their strongest even of the meet, and tallied a solid 49.150. Barber posted a team-high of 9.875 and Farina anchored with 9.850.

Farina performed a solid floor routine to lead Maryland with a 9.875 and freshman Karrie Thomas tied a personal-best of 9.850. The team tallied a 48.825 on floor.

Maryland finished the afternoon on balance beam, where the team totaled a 48.000. Peterman paced the Terps on the event with a 9.800 while Thomas and Farina both scored 9.750s.

The Terps will return home Sunday, Feb. 11 where they will host a quad meet with William and Mary, Rutgers and Brown in the XFINITY Center at 1 p.m. The meet will be live streamed on BTN Plus.