Senior all-arounder Amanda Hall (Bremerton, Washington) was named EAGL Gymnast of the Week for the first time this season after she placed first in the all-around competition with a four-even total of 39.275, which is the top individual mark posted this season by an EAGL gymnast. She also placed first in the floor exercise with a 9.875 and in the vault with that same score.
Senior Lindsay Berrios (Long, Pond, Pa.) took home Co-EAGL Specialist of the Week honors after she matched her personal best on beam with a 9.85 in last weekend's quad meet. She also placed fourth on bars with a new career-high of 9.725 and eighth on floor (9.65).
Freshman Justine Turner, a local product out of Salem, N.H., was named the EAGL Rookie of the Week for her efforts in Texas. She posted a personal-best of 9.775 in the floor exercise for third place and she was fourth in the vault with a 9.725.
As a team, the Wildcats now own an impressive 5-1 overall record and will be looking to improve their average team score of 191.583, which is good for second-best among all EAGL teams. UNH is ranked No. 23 in the nation in vaulting with an average score of 48.467 and the Wildcats are ranked No. 25 in the floor exercise with a 47.933 average, the top mark among EAGL squads.
The women's gymnastics team will entertain the home fans on Sun., Jan. 29 vs. EAGL rival Pittsburgh. The meet is set to begin at 1 p.m. in Lundholm Gymnasium. Tickets may be bought online at www.unhwildcats.com/tickets.