UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Chelsea Steinberg (Ridgewood, N.J.) tied for first place in balance beam, hitting for a 9.875, but the University of New Hampshire gymnastics team was edged in a tightly contested meet at Penn State University, 195.275-194.475, on Saturday night.
UNH falls to 2-2 on the season with a Sunday night meet at the University of Pittsburgh slated for 6 p.m. to wrap up a weekend road trip in the Keystone State.
Steinberg was the top Wildcat on vault, with a second-place score of 9.825. After struggling on the uneven bars, the senior co-captain bounced back with her championship-sharing beam performance and a tie for second in floor exercise (9.85), giving her an all-around score of 38.275.
Penn State rounded out its victory with a team score of 49.075 on floor, bettering UNH's 48.525.