Maryland Wins on Senior Night

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COLLEGE PARK, Md. – The Maryland gymnastics team honored seniors Evelyn Nee, Dominiquea Trotter and Amanda Bertorello as the Terps won a tri meet Friday evening. The GymTerps dominated every event to create over a two-point lead, scoring 195.050 against Yale (192.900) and Penn (192.350).

The team scored over a 195 for the seventh straight meet. Maryland has not scored under the mark in the entire month of February.

Freshman Audrey Barber won the vault (9.825), uneven bars (9.900) and floor (8.875) titles, earning a personal-best on bars. Junior Shynelle Agaran tied for first on balance beam with a 9.700. Barber placed first in the all-around with a 39.275, followed by sophomore Kirsten Peterman’s score of 39.050.

The Terps began the meet on vault, where sophomore Morgan Bixler and Peterman earned a pair of 9.775s. Sophomore Deanna Magro scored a 9.725 and fellow sophomore Emma Johnson earned a 9.700. Barber led Maryland’s score on the event by anchoring with a 9.825.

The team then moved to bars, their best event of the night. The Terps did not count a score under 9.700, earning a 49.175 on the apparatus. Freshman Emilie LeBlanc, senior Evelyn Nee and Peterman placed third in the event in a five-way tie by scoring 9.825s. Freshman Karrie Thomas notched a 9.800 followed by Agaran with a 9.750. Barber anchored with a 9.900 to set a career-high.

On beam, Agaran led the Terps with a 9.700 to earn the team a 48.400 on the event. Peterman, LeBlanc, Thomas, Barber all scored a 9.675 to finish in a seven-way tie for third place on the event.

The team finished the meet on floor where they tallied a 48.675. Maryland claimed the top three finishes on the event, with Barber placing first with a score of 9.875, followed by freshman Sabriyya Rouse with 9.800 and Peterman with 9.775.

The Terps will take a quick trip to Washington, D.C., where they will take on George Washington University, Towson and Rutgers in a quad meet this Sunday at 1 p.m.