Maryland posts second-best finish at NCAAs
Maryland earns NCAA regionals bid for fifth straight season
Krikorian earns gold on vault
Giameo, Cofsky, Manzi Bring Home League Awards
Kesley Cofsky is a four-time honoree
- Recipient of the John I. Heise, Jr. Scholarship (2011)
As a Senior (2013): Competed in the all-around in all 12 meets ... set new career records on vault (9.850), bars (9.850), beam (9.900), floor (9.875) and all-around (39.275) ... earned the EAGL Outstanding Senior Gymnast award.
As a Junior (2012): Competed on vault, bars and floor in all 13 meets...competed on beam and in the all-around in three meets...earned EAGL All-Tournament Second Team honors on bars and floor...placed in the top 15 on bars and top 20 on floor at the EAGL Championships...placed 17th on vault at the NCAA Fayetteville Regional...tied a career-high 9.850 on floor at the EAGL Championships...tied a career-high 9.825 on bars in a tri-meet against Rutgers, West Virginia and William & Mary (2/18)...scored a season-high 9.825 on vault at Penn State (3/17)...named to the EAGL All-Academic team for the third time...received the Leadership Award at the end of the season banquet.
As a Sophomore (2011): Competed in the all-around in all 13 meets...named to the Second Team All-EAGL in all-around...placed in the top-15 on bars, floor and all-around at the NCAA Athens Regional...placed in the top-20 in vault, beam and all-around at the EAGL Championships...set new personal-bests against George Washington on beam (9.800) and all-around (39.175) on Mar. 11...named to the EAGL All-Academic team...earned 30 scores of 9.800 or higher in 2011.
As a Freshman (2010): Competed in bars, floor and vault all 13 meets, as well as the all-around in four...named the EAGL's Rookie of the Year, along with Pittsburgh's Meaghan Biros...named the team's Rookie of the Year, along with Krikorian, at team banquet...three-time EAGL Rookie of the Week (Jan. 12, Feb. 2, March 2)...finished the year in the EAGL's top 15 in bars and floor, as well as top 20 on vault...Named to the EAGL All-Tournament first team for bars and second team for vault and floor...earned a spot on the league's All-Academic team...earned scores of 9.800 or higher 13 times on the year...named to ACC's Academic Honor Roll.
Before Maryland: Member of New England Sports Academy in Westwood, Mass. From 2002-09...four-time national Junior Olympic competitor...2008 and 2009 Massachusetts Level 10 State Champion.
Personal: Daughter of Michael and Joan Cofsky...has two sisters, Samantha (19) and Seana (14), and one brother, Michael (16)...nickname is Kes...also recruited by University of New Hampshire...chose Maryland because she loved the team and the coaches...lists Red Sox's Mike Lowell as her favorite athlete...kinesiology major.
COFSKY'S CAREER HIGHS
Vault: 9.850 (twice, last vs. NC State with New Hampshire and Towson, 2/8/13)
Bars: 9.850 (at North Carolina, 2/2/13)
Beam: 9.900 (at Pittsburgh with Cornell and Temple, 1/19/13)
Floor: 9.875 (vs. NC State with New Hampshire and Towson, 2/8/13)
All-Around: 39.275 (vs. Central Michigan with Yale, 3/10/13)