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Terps Travel to Rutgers for Quad Meet

Maryland Athletics
2-9-2017
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RUTGERS QUAD MEET
Feb. 11 | Livingston Gym | Piscataway, N.J.
Season Averages
Category MD RU PENN YALE
Vault 48.645 48.385 47.375 47.710
Uneven Bars 48.690 48.290 47.638 47.875
Balance Beam 48.190 48.510 48.244 47.410
Floor 48.565 48.290 48.531 48.450
Team Score 194.090 193.475 191.788 191.445
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COLLEGE PARK, Md. - The Maryland gymnastics team travels to New Jersey for a quad meet with Rutgers, Yale and Penn this Saturday at 7 p.m.

• The Scarlet Knights' quad meet will have live results here.

last time out

• The Maryland gymnastics team posted season highs on vault, bars, floor and team total as the Terps went toe-to-toe with No. 7 Michigan last Sunday.

• The Terps crossed the 195 threshold for the first time this season and went over 49.000 on bars (49.150) and floor (49.100) for the first time. Maryland went 22-for-24 in its routines and didn't count a fall on any apparatus. Seven Terps set personal bests against the Wolverines.

• Senior Sarah Faller posted a 9.825 on vault, bars and beam. On bars, Maryland didn't count a score under 9.800.

• Maryland hosted its first-ever Purple Meet Sunday to raise funds and awareness for cystic fibrosis. Former GymTerps Jessie Black, who graduated in 2014, competed at Maryland after being diagnosed with cystic fibrosis as a high school senior.

in the rankings

• The Terps currently rank No. 41 with an average score of 194.090. Maryland ranks 30th on uneven bars with an average of 48.690. The Terps rank 38th on vault with a 48.645 average.

• Individually, freshman Kirsten Peterman is tied for 27th on bars with a 9.850.

• Rutgers currently ranks No. 47, Penn is No. 58 and Yale is No. 60.

• For complete rankings, visit roadtonationals.com.

Scouting the rutgers scarlet knights

• The Scarlet Knights tallied a 194.300 at Ohio State last weekend. Rutgers set a season high with a 194.875 vs. Michigan State two weeks ago.

• Sophomore Michelle Amoresano led Rutgers with a 38.800 all-around score in her second collegiate meet last weekend. Junior Libby Groden tied a career high on beam with a 9.850 vs. the Buckeyes.

• Last season, the Scarlet Knights edged the Terps, 194.850-194.425, in College Park.

SCOUTING THE penn quakers

• The Quakers tallied a 190.950 in a home quad meet last weekend, placing fourth. Penn tallied a season high team score of 193.575 against Yale on Jan. 21.

• The Terps and Quakers last competed against each other on March 11, 2012. Maryland beat Penn, 195.075-191.650.

SCOUTING THE yale bulldogs

• The Bulldogs defeated Brown with a 193.500 last weekend. The score is Yale's highest of the season.

• Jade Buford was named ECAC Freshman of the Week while Tatiana Winkelman was named specialist of the week. 

• Last season, the Terps defeated the Bulldogs, 194.700-192.275.

terps to appear on btn three times

• The Maryland gymnastics team will be featured on the Big Ten Network three times this season.

• The Terps' meet vs. Michigan in the XFINITY Center on Sunday, Feb. 5 will be aired live on BTN Plus at noon. Fans can catch a replay of the meet at 4 p.m. on the Big Ten Network. 

• Maryland will compete in one of two Big 5 meets at Illinois on Saturday, March 11. The meet will be aired live on BTN at 3 p.m.

• Both sessions of the Big Ten Championships will be aired live on BTN. The first session will take place at noon while the second session will be at 5 p.m.

• All Maryland home meets will be featured on BTN Plus.

seniors lead terps on vault

• Seniors Emily Brauckmuller and Sarah Faller have led Maryland on vault this season as both are averaging at least a 9.719 on the apparatus.

• In the season opener against West Virginia, the duo each posted 9.750s, the highest scores on the team. Brauckmuller and Faller notched matching scores again in the Maryland quad meet, the seniors tallied 9.775s, which placed fourth in the meet.

• Faller tied for second on vault at Penn State with a 9.800 and posted a 9.825 vs. Michigan.

youth movement

• Maryland welcomed one of the top freshman classes in program history this season, and the newest Terps have made an immediate impact.

• Five freshmen have found their way into the Maryland lineup this season. Alecia Farina, Kirsten Peterman and Deanna Magro have been important members of the vault lineup while Farina has been a force on bars. Magro posted a 9.750 on beam in her debut.

• Sophomores Shynelle Agaran, Amanda Bertorello and Megan McClelland have also been key for the Terps. Agaran notched a team-high 9.800 on bars in Maryland's first meet vs. West Virginia. In the Maryland quad meet, Bertorello set career highs on bars (9.750) and floor (9.800). McClelland has been a mainstay in the floor lineup since her freshman season.

• Ten of Maryland's 17 gymnasts are underclassmen.

FAller, Farina named b1g gymnasts to watch

• Senior Sarah Faller and freshman Alecia Farina were selected as Maryland's Big Ten Gymnasts to Watch in December.

• Faller has been a consistent performer for the Terps since her first season, competing on vault, bars and beam. Last season, Faller set a new career-high with a 9.850 on bars and tied a career high 9.800 on beam. The Raleigh, N.C., native is a two-time Big Ten All-Academic selection.

• Farina is a member of one of Maryland's strongest freshmen classes to date. She was the only gymnast in Ohio high school history to earn a perfect 10.0 on vault, which she did three times. Farina finished second on floor, 10th on vault and 23rd in the all-around at the 2016 U.S. Junior Olympic National Championship.

• The Terps were picked to finish ninth in the Big Ten preseason coaches poll.

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