PHILADELPHIA – Competing at inter-city rival Temple’s Ken Anderson Memorial Invitational, the University of Pennsylvania women’s gymnastics team finished third on Saturday afternoon, finishing withits highest team score of the season so far, 188.350.
Penn finished third behind host Temple (191.15), and Ivy rival Cornell (191.025), and ahead of West Chester (187.125) and Ursinus (184.225).
The Quakers started on vault with co-captain Wynne Levy leading the way with a 9.625. Junior Amber Woo and sophomore Carissa Lim were right behind Levy for Penn, scoring 9.600.
Junior Makeda Constable led the Quakers on bars for the second meet in a row, improving from last week’s meet at Yale, scoring a 9.500.
On beam, freshman Rachel Graham shined for the Quakers scoring a 9.650, the second-highest score of any competitor on the day. Woo followed her solid performance on vault with another 9.600 on beam.
Penn saw two 9.725 routines on floor. The first from Lim, the second from Graham, along with a 9.625 from senior co-captain Diana Moock.
Moock was the only all-around competitor for the Red and Blue and finished with a 37.250 overall.
The Quakers will be in action again next Saturday hosting a quad-meet featuring Temple, SUNY Brockport and SUNY Cortland. The meet will begin at 12 p.m. in Rockwell Gym inside Hutchinson Gymnasium.