Towson, MD- The Brown University gymnastics squad combined for a season-high 189.825 to earn third place in a tri-meet against Towson and Southern Connecticut. Towson finished in first place with a 193.100, followed by Southern Connecticut (191.000) and Brown.
Freshman Emily Lutfey earned the Bears' top finish on the vault with a 9.675 for third place, followed by junior Chelsey Binkley (9.550) in ninth, and Katie Goddard (9.525) in 10th place. Also performing well was freshman Lauren Hall, who finished 16th with a 9.000. Overall, the Bears tallied a 46.725 on the event, placing behind Towson's 48.425 and SCSU's 47.700.
On the bars, Carli Wiesenfeld and Lutfey tied for 10th with a 9.375, as Binkley followed in 13th with a 9.350 and freshman Julia Meyer earned 14th place with a 9.325. Izzy Kirkham-Lewitt also competed well for Bruno yesterday afternoon, earning a 9.225 for 15th place. The Bears combined for a total score of 46.650, just behind Towson's 48.700 and SCSU's 47.075.
The Bears had a great day on the balance beam, as both Wiesenfeld and Meyer tied for second place with a 9.725. Lutfey followed behind in fourth with a 9.700, freshman Nicole Abdo came in 11th with a 9.525 and Victoria Zanelli posted a 9.275 for 14th place. Bruno won the beam with a 47.950, as SCSU combined for a 47.925 and Towson turned in a 47.525.
Goddard turned in a 9.750 on the floor exercise to earn second place, while Lutfey registered a 9.725 for third place. Hall, Wiesenfeld and Binkley earned a 9.675 for seventh place, and Abdo came in 18th place overall with a 9.150. Brown's overall score on the event was a 48.500, finishing ahead of Towson (48.450) and SCSU (48.300)
Towson's Alise McDonald won the all-around competition with a 38.675, as Lutfey combined for a 38.475 for second place. Wiesenfeld came in fifth in the competition, as she tallied a 37.875.