Gymnastics Competes at Rutgers


PISCATAWAY, N.J.--Freshman Rebecca Engberg took fourth in the all-around while senior Sarah Parsons continued to impress on beam with a 9.725. The team placed fourth with a score of 184.450. George Washington won with a score of 191.625.

Starting on bars, freshman Laura DiPaolo scored a 9.500 to lead the Quakers. Next on beam, Parsons and Engberg delivered strong performances with 9.725 and 9.650, respectively. Parsons' score was the highest for any Quaker on the day. The beam brought the best team score with 47.050 for the rotation.

On the floor, Engberg and senior Jordan Brewer both registered 9.325 to lead Penn.

Finally on vault, DiPaolo anchored the Quakers with a 9.650.

Engberg, Elise Bowe and Brewer all competed for the all-around and finished fourth, fifth and sixth overall.

GW's Leslie Delima won the all-around with a 38.500, but it was her teammate Christa Devine that took home the top score of the day with a 9.800 on bars. With GW in first with 191.625, host Rutgers was in second with 189.050, William & Mary scored 185.725 with Penn rounding out the teams with a 184.450.

The Quakers are backhome Saturday, Jan. 31 at Hutchinson Gym to host Brown and Towson. The meet is set to begin at 1 p.m. and admission is free.

Download: Rutgers Gymnastics Meet Scores 1-24-09.pdf