Sun. Jan 23rd, 2022

In the past couple of weeks, West Chester’s women’s gymnastics team wrapped up their season with some amazing feats.

On Feb. 24 the Lady Rams hosted a quad meet against visiting teams Ursinus College, Rhode Island College, and Wilson College. This home meet was the team’s senior meet in which they honored their four graduating seniors.

The competition began on the vault where freshman Stephanie Schuler won the event with a 9.7. Following Schuler, in third and fourth place were senior Alli Aquila and junior Melissa Voskian, both who received their personal best score on the vault.

On the next event, the uneven bars, Aquila won the event with her personal best score of a 9.55. The Lady Rams took the top three places on this event with Aquila in first, sophomore Paige Griffin in second, and Schuler in third.

The Lady Rams then traveled to the balance beam where junior Kaley Lafleur tied both her personal best and the school’s individual balance beam record with a huge score of 9.85. Following Lafleur, teammate Emily Seigel came in second with a career high of 9.625 and freshman Melissa Prisco, also with a personal best of 9.5.

The Lady Rams finished the competition on the floor in which four of the six gymnasts in the line-up received their career highs. The Rams received a team score of 189.15, which secured them a win in the quad meet.

On Saturday, March 9, the Lady Rams traveled to Rutgers University where they placed third in the tri-meet with a 189.025. Schuler posted a career-high on the balance beam with a 9.75, which was awarded, second place against the Division I competition. The balance beam line-up also tied its school record with a 47.7. Other career highs included Seigel with a 9.625 on both the balance beam and the uneven bars, along with sophomore Cassandra Ringer who tied with Seigel.

Last weekend, the Lady Rams traveled to Southern Connecticut State University who played host for the ECAC championships and their last meet of the season. The meet began on the balance beam in which Lafluer posted a big 9.7 to help the Lady Rams.

The gymnasts then moved to the floor exercise where they really left their mark. Griffin broke the floor record with a massive score of 9.875.

“Personally I never thought I was able to get such a high score, so to see a 9.875 was just incredi 

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