Gymnastics Places Third at Towson

TOWSON, Md. - The Penn gymnastics team turned in a third-place performance at the Shelli Calloway Memorial Towson Invitational Meet Saturday, notching a 187.7 team score.

The Quakers finished behind Towson (193.5) and Ivy foe Cornell (189.575). Temple, Ursinus and James Madison finished behind Penn.

Towson gymnasts won every individual event. Penn was highlighted by Stephanie Ortiz's second-place finish in the all-around, with a 37.60, and Kim Chin's third-place finish on bars with a 9.725, just off her season-high of 9.75. Stefanie Navarro also placed on bars, scoring a 9.675.

Penn returns to action on Feb. 25 when it hosts the Ivy Classic at The Palestra at 1 p.m.

Shelli Calloway Memorial Towson Invitational Meet

Team Scores: 1. Towson 193.500; 2. Cornell 189.575; 3. Pennsylvania 187.700; 4. Temple 186.825; 5. Ursinus 186.775; 6. James Madison 185.175.

VAULT: 1. Alice McDonald (TOW), 9.825; 2. Christina Ghani (TOW), 9.775; 3. Jackie Schweitzer (TOW), 9.75; 4. Stacie Hogan (TOW), 9.700; Christine Logan (TOW), 9.700; Colleen Davis (CORN) 9.700.

UNEVEN BARS: 1. Cristina Lindo (TOW), 9.800; 2. Christina Ghani (TOW), 9.725; Kimberly Chin (PENN), 9.725; 4. Christine McNeill (TEMP), 9.700; 5. Stefanie Navarro (PENN), 9.675; 6. Jessica Hannah (TOW), 9.65.

BALANCE BEAM: 1. Jackie Schweitzer (TOW), 9.725; Stacey O’Hara (CORN), 9.725; 3. Christine Logan (TOW), 9.625; Amanda Chirlin (CORN), 9.625; 5. Jessica Hannah (TOW), 9.575; 6. Brittany Howse (CORN) 9.55; Emily Usle (JMU), 9.55.

FLOOR EXERCISE: 1. Jackie Schweitzer (TOW), 9.825; Christina Ghani (TOW), 9.825; 3. Noelle Moore (TEMP), 9.775; 4. Kira Oldham-Curtis (URS), 9.70; 5. Stacie Hogan (TOW), 9.650; Sari Tepper (CORN), 9.650.

ALL-AROUND: 1. Jackie Schweitzer (TOW), 38.925; 2. Stephanie Ortiz (PENN), 37.600; 3. Decelia Willacy (TOW), 37.575; 4. Jessica Furman (URS), 37.450; 5. Laura Davis (URS), 37.375; 6. Sarah Liebowitz (TEMP), 37.275.