2011-12 Gymnastics News

August 15, 2012
Seven Gymnasts Receive NACGC/W Scholastic All-America Awards
DURHAM, N.H. – Senior Danielle Reibold (Horsham, Pa.) boasted a perfect 4.00 grade point average to lead a group of seven UNH gymnasts that received Scholastic All-America awards from the NACGC/W for the 2011-12 season.

June 21, 2012
Four Teams Receive Public Recognition Award From NCAA
INDIANAPOLIS – The University of New Hampshire gymnastics, men’s hockey, men’s outdoor track & field and women’s indoor track & field teams have each been honored with an NCAA Public Recognition Award.

April 29, 2012
Gymnastics Presents Annual Team Awards
DURHAM, N.H. – Senior co-captain Ali Carr (Chelmsford, Mass.) was crowned the UNH gymnastics team’s MVP and classmate Danielle Reibold (Horsham, Pa.) was tabbed the winner of the Katie Baldwin Academic Excellence Award for the second year in a row and third time overall. Those announcements were made Sunday as part of the team’s postseason banquet at Holloway Commons.

April 7, 2012
Gymnastics finishes sixth at NCAA Fayetteville Regional
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The University of New Hampshire gymnastics team closed out its season by scoring a 193.900 for sixth place at the 2012 National Collegiate Women’s Gymnastics Fayetteville Regional, hosted by the University of Arkansas, at Barnhill Arena on Saturday night.

April 4, 2012
Gymnastics prepares for NCAA Regional at University of Arkansas on April 7
DURHAM, N.H. - The UNH gymnastics team will take part in the 2012 NCAA Women's Gymnastics Championships Fayetteville Regional at the University of Arkansas on Saturday, April 7 (4 p.m. CDT). The Wildcats will compete against UCLA, Arkansas, Boise State, Missouri and Maryland for the chance to advance to the NCAA Championship in Duluth, Ga., from April 20-22.

March 26, 2012
Reibold, Simpson: Service Credit Union Student-Athlete Spotlight & Wildcat Weekly Roundup
DURHAM, N.H. – Danielle Reibold (Horsham, Pa.) of the gymnastics team and Jenny Simpson (New Canaan, Conn.) of the women’s lacrosse team are featured in this week's Service Credit Union Student-Athlete Spotlight. This information and more can be found in the Wildcat Weekly Roundup.

March 26, 2012
Gymnastics earns bid to NCAA Regional on April 7 at University of Arkansas
INDIANAPOLIS – The UNH gymnastics team has earned a bid to the 2012 NCAA Women’s Gymnastics Fayetteville Regional, hosted by the University of Arkansas, it was announced Monday. This marks the 30th NCAA Regional appearance for the Wildcats in 31 years and the 32nd postseason appearance in head coach Gail Goodspeed’s 33 years at the University.

March 24, 2012
Gymnastics scores a 195.225 for sixth place at EAGL Championship
PITTSBURGH, Pa. – Austyn Fobes (Howell, N.J.) registered a personal-best 9.900 on floor exercise to cap the University of New Hampshire gymnastics team’s highest floor score of the season and a team total of 195.225 for sixth place at the 2012 EAGL Championship, held Saturday afternoon at the University of Pittsburgh’s Fitzgerald Field House.

March 23, 2012
Gymnast Danielle Reibold named EAGL Scholar-Athlete of the Year & All-EAGL First Team
PITTSBURGH, Pa. – UNH gymnast Danielle Reibold (Horsham, Pa.) headlined a list of three Wildcats named to the All-East Atlantic Gymnastics League First Team and was honored as the first EAGL Scholar-Athlete of the Year in school history. Those announcements were made as part of Friday night’s EAGL Championship banquet at the Westin Convention Center.

March 22, 2012
Gymnastics Competes in EAGL Championship on Saturday, March 24, at 2 p.m.
DURHAM, N.H. - The UNH gymnastics team will compete in the 2012 East Atlantic Gymnastics League Championship, hosted by the University of Pittsburgh, on Saturday, March 24. The Wildcats challenge league rivals George Washington, Maryland, North Carolina, North Carolina State, Pittsburgh, Rutgers and West Virginia at Fitzgerald Field House beginning at 2 p.m.

March 20, 2012
Gymnastics Places League-Leading 15 Members on EAGL All-Academic Team
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – The UNH gymnastics team placed an East Atlantic Gymnastics League-leading 15 members and 79 percent of its roster on the EAGL All-Academic Team, the league announced Monday night. Awards will be presented to the honorees at the 2012 EAGL Championship Banquet on Friday, March 23, in Pittsburgh, Pa.

March 19, 2012
Beliveau, Carr: Service Credit Union Spotlight & Wildcat Weekly Roundup
DURHAM, N.H. – Denise Beliveau (Framingham, Mass.) of the women’s basketball team and Ali Carr (Chelmsford, Mass) of the gymnastics team are featured in this week's Service Credit Union Student-Athlete Spotlight. This information and more can be found in the Wildcat Weekly Roundup.

March 17, 2012
Carr leads gymnastics on vault and beam in second-place finish at No. 8 Oregon State
CORVALLIS, Ore. – Ali Carr (Chelmsford, Mass.) accrued team-leading scores on vault (9.800) and balance beam (9.775) as the University of New Hampshire gymnastics team took second place in a tri-meet won by host and eighth-ranked Oregon State on Friday night at Gill Coliseum. Seattle Pacific finished in third place.

March 14, 2012
GAME DAY: Gymnastics concludes regular season Friday at No. 8 Oregon State
DURHAM, N.H. - The University of New Hampshire gymnastics team concludes its regular season with a tri-meet at eighth-ranked Oregon State on Friday night at 7 p.m. (PDT). The Wildcats (11-4, 4-1 EAGL) look for their sixth 195-plus score in their last seven meets when they challenge the Beavers and the Falcons of Seattle Pacific University.

March 11, 2012
Reibold leads gymnastics to second place in senior day meet vs No. 17 Arizona
DURHAM, N.H. – Danielle Reibold (Horsham, Pa.) registered a season-high 9.800 on balance beam to tie for second place in that event, and she scored a 9.800 on uneven bars in the final home meet of her career as the UNH gymnastics team lost to No. 17 Arizona, 196.150-195.200, on Sunday afternoon at Lundholm Gymnasium.

March 10, 2012
GAME DAY: Gymnastics gears up for Senior Day meet vs No. 17 Arizona
DURHAM, N.H. - Four University of New Hampshire senior gymnasts will compete in the final home meet of their careers Sunday at 1 p.m. against No. 17 University of Arizona at Lundholm Gymnasium. Ali Carr (Chelmsford, Mass.), Kate McGeever (Saco, Maine), Tasia Percevecz (Fountain Hills, Ariz.) and Danielle Reibold (Horsham, Pa.) look to pull off the upset against the Pac-12's Wildcats.

March 5, 2012
Gray, DeSmith: Service Credit Union Student-Athlete Spotlight & Wildcat Weekly Roundup
DURHAM, N.H. – Kayla Gray (Buffalo, N.Y.) of the gymnastics team and Casey DeSmith (Rochester, N.H.) of the men’s ice hockey team are featured in this week's Service Credit Union Student-Athlete Spotlight. This information and more can be found in the Wildcat Weekly Roundup.

March 3, 2012
Gray Records Two Personal-Best Efforts; Gymnastics Records Season-High Score at UNH Invitational
DURHAM, N.H. – Kayla Gray (Buffalo, N.Y.) was the top performer on the balance beam and Austyn Fobes (Howell, N.J.) recorded the highest score on the parallel bars to lead the UNH gymnastics team to a season-high score of 195.800 and second-place finish at the UNH Invitational that was held Saturday night at Lundholm Gymnasium.

March 2, 2012
GAME DAY: Gymnastics Hosts annual UNH Invitational on Saturday night (7 p.m.)
DURHAM, N.H. - The UNH gymnastics team plays host to the annual UNH Invitational on Saturday night, March 3, beginning at 7 p.m. The Wildcats will oppose EAGL rival Maryland, Brown and Bridgeport in the quad-meet at Lundholm Gymnasium.

February 28, 2012
Gymnast Ali Carr Feted as EAGL Gymnast of Week
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – University of New Hampshire senior gymnast Ali Carr (Chelmsford, Mass.) was named the EAGL Gymnast of the Week on Tuesday. The senior co-captain was instrumental in the Wildcats’ season-high 195.75 points in an upset victory against No. 23 West Virginia last Saturday night at Lundholm Gymnasium.

February 25, 2012
Gymnastics defeats No. 23 West Virginia on strength of season-high 195.75 points
DURHAM, N.H. – Ali Carr (Chelmsford, Mass.) scored a 9.9 on uneven bars and balance beam, and Austyn Fobes (Howell, N.J.) hit for a meet-high 9.925 on bars to power the University of New Hampshire gymnastics team past No. 23 West Virginia, 195.75-194.225, in an EAGL meet at Lundholm Gymnasium on Saturday night.

February 24, 2012
Wildcat Community Gymnastics Program Spring Session Starts March 21
DURHAM, N.H. – The University of New Hampshire gymnastics program announced Friday that spring gymnastics classes for school-age community children will be offered Wednesday afternoons at the UNH Field House starting March 21. Classes of all levels for boys and girls are taught in a safe, progressive manner.

February 21, 2012
GAME DAY: Gymnastics Takes on No. 23 West Virginia Saturday (7 p.m.) at Lundholm
DURHAM, N.H. - The UNH gymnastics team returns home for a critical EAGL meet against 23rd-ranked West Virginia on Saturday night, Feb. 25, at 7 p.m. The Wildcats boast an 8-2 record, 2-1 in EAGL competition, while the Mountaineers sport a 10-3, 5-0 mark.

February 17, 2012
Gymnastics drops 195.7-193.9 decision to No. 19 North Carolina State
RALEIGH, N.C. – Jillian Hudson (Sparkill, N.Y.) scored a 9.825 to tie her career high on vault as the University of New Hampshire gymnastics team scored a second-place finish against EAGL rival North Carolina State on Friday night at Reynolds Coliseum.

February 16, 2012
GAME DAY: Gymnastics Challenges No. 19 N.C. State on Friday Night
DURHAM, N.H. - The University of New Hampshire gymnastics team seeks to extend its winning streak to eight when it visits 19th-ranked North Carolina State in an EAGL meet Friday night at 7 p.m. The Wildcats bring an 8-1 record and a perfect 2-0 EAGL mark to Carmichael Gymnasium, while the Wolfpack is 5-3 overall and 1-0 in EAGL competition.

February 14, 2012
Gymnast Kayla Gray Named EAGL Rookie of Week
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – UNH freshman gymnast Kayla Gray (Buffalo, N.Y.) has been named the EAGL Rookie of the Week, the league announced Tuesday. Gray registered first-place finishes and personal-best scores on balance beam and floor exercise during the Wildcats' quad-meet victory at Penn on Feb. 10.

February 10, 2012
Gymnastics extends winning streak to seven with quad-meet victory at Penn
DURHAM, N.H.– Kayla Gray (Buffalo, N.Y.) scored a personal-best 9.9 to finish first on balance beam and added a career-high 9.825 to share first on floor exercise to help the UNH gymnastics team win a quad-meet at the University of Pennsylvania’s Hutchinson Gymnasium on Friday night.

February 10, 2012
GAME DAY: Gymnastics Takes on Defending Ivy League Champion Penn in Friday Night Quad-Meet
PHILADELPHIA - The UNH gymnastics team (5-1, 2-0 EAGL) looks to extend its winning streak to seven when it takes part in a quad-meet at the University of Pennsylvania on Friday night at 7 p.m. Penn, defending champion of the Ivy League, is 7-2 on the season. The College at Brockport (3-4) and Wilson College (0-5) will also compete.

February 6, 2012
Fobes, Abreu: Service Credit Union Student-Athlete Spotlight & Wildcat Weekly Roundup
DURHAM, N.H. – Austyn Fobes (Howell, N.J.) of the gymnastics team and Alvin Abreu (Lynn, Mass.) of the men’s basketball team are featured in this week's Service Credit Union Student-Athlete Spotlight. This information and more can be found in the Wildcat Weekly Roundup.

February 4, 2012
Gymnastics Scores Season-High 195.475 Points in Win Against Brown & Yale
DURHAM, N.H. – Austyn Fobes (Howell, N.J.) tied for first place in three events and the University of New Hampshire gymnastics team notched a season-high 195.475 points to defeat Brown University and Yale University in a tri-meet at Lundholm Gymnasium on Saturday night.

February 2, 2012
GAME DAY: Gymnastics Sticks it for a Cure Saturday night vs Yale and Brown
DURHAM, N.H. - The University of New Hampshire gymnastics team will play host to Ivy League opponents Brown and Yale on Saturday night (7 p.m.) in a tri-meet at Lundholm Gymnasium. Fans who join the Wildcats in supporting breast cancer awareness by wearing pink to the meet will be charged a special rate of only $3.

January 29, 2012
Gymnastics Earns Road Victory at Northern Illinois, 193.2-191.875
DEKALB, Ill. – Ali Carr (Chelmsford, Mass.) earned a victory on vault to headline a University of New Hampshire apparatus sweep, and Kate McGeever (Saco, Maine) posted the top score on floor exercise to spearhead a three-place event sweep as the Wildcats’ gymnastics team defeated Northern Illinois, 193.2-191.875, on Saturday night at the NIU Convocation Center.

January 24, 2012
McGeever Named EAGL Gymnast Specialist of Week
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – University of New Hampshire senior gymnast Kate McGeever (Saco, Maine) has been named the EAGL Specialist of the Week, the league announced Tuesday.

January 23, 2012
Carr, Adejuyigbe: Service Credit Union Student-Athlete Spotlight & Wildcat Weekly Roundup
DURHAM, N.H. – Ali Carr (Chelmsford, Mass.) of the women’s gymnastics team and Victor Adejuyigbe (Penacook, N.H.) of the men’s indoor track & field team are featured in this week's Service Credit Union Student-Athlete Spotlight. This information and more can be found in the Wildcat Weekly Roundup.

January 21, 2012
Gymnastics Tops Pittsburgh, 194.15-193.725
DURHAM, N.H. - Kate McGeever (Saco, Maine) scored a personal-best and meet-high 9.9 on floor exercise, and Ali Carr (Chelmsford, Mass.) posted first-place scores on vault, balance beam and uneven bars to lead the UNH gymnastics team past Pittsburgh, 194.15-193.725 at Lundholm Gymnasium on Saturday.

January 19, 2012
Gymnastics Plays Host to Pittsburgh in EAGL Meet on Saturday, Jan. 21 (4 p.m.)
DURHAM, N.H. - The UNH gymnastics team looks to improve to 2-0 in EAGL competition when it takes on the University of Pittsburgh on Saturday (4 p.m.) at Lundholm Gymnasium. The Wildcats are 1-1 on the season following a setback against Penn State last Sunday, while the Panthers are 0-1 after dropping their season-opening meet to Maryland last weekend.

January 15, 2012
Gymnastics Scores Season-high 194.25 points in loss to No. 13 Penn State
DURHAM, N.H. – Erin Machado (Swansea, Mass.) secured second place in floor exercise with a personal-best-matching 9.85 and the University of New Hampshire gymnastics team registered a season-high 194.25 points, but 13th-ranked Penn State totaled 196.125 points to pull out the victory at Lundholm Gymnasium on Sunday afternoon.

January 12, 2012
Gymnastics Welcomes 13th-ranked Penn State to Lundholm Gymnasium on Sunday at 1 p.m.
DURHAM, N.H. - The University of New Hampshire gymnastics team takes on 13th-ranked Penn State (2-0) in the first home meet of the season at Lundholm Gymnasium on Sunday, Jan. 15, beginning at 1 p.m. The Wildcats are 1-0 after posting a 191.05-189.575 victory against Rutgers on Jan. 7.

January 7, 2012
Gymnastics Defeats Rutgers in season-opening meet, 191.05-189.575
PISCATAWAY, N.J. – Sophomore Jannelle Minichiello (Orlando, Fla.) and senior Danielle Reibold (Horsham, Pa.) tied for first place in balance beam to help the University of New Hampshire women's gymnastics team earn a 191.05-189.575 victory over Rutgers in the East Atlantic Gymnastics League opener for both teams Saturday afternoon at Livingston Recreation Center.

January 5, 2012
Gymnastics Team Begins New Season at Rutgers on Saturday, Jan. 7
DURHAM, N.H. – Coming off a No. 30 national ranking and a second-place finish at the 2011 East Atlantic Gymnastics League (EAGL) Championship, the University of New Hampshire gymnastics team returns to begin a new season at Rutgers on Saturday, Jan. 7, at 1 p.m.

January 4, 2012
Women's Gymnastics Team Picked 5th in EAGL Preseason Poll
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – The University of New Hampshire gymnastics team was picked to finish fifth in the East Atlantic Gymnastics League (EAGL) preseason poll, released Wednesday. The voting was conducted among the league’s eight head coaches, who were not permitted to vote for their own teams.

December 8, 2011
Wildcat Community Gymnastics Program Returns Jan. 4
DURHAM, N.H. – The University of New Hampshire gymnastics program announced Thursday that gymnastics classes for school-age community children will be offered on Wednesday afternoons at the UNH Field House starting Jan. 4. Classes of all levels for boys and girls are taught in a safe, progressive manner.

November 21, 2011
Gymnastics team announces Kids' Night Out (Dec. 2) and Meet the Team (Dec. 4)
DURHAM, N.H. – The University of New Hampshire gymnastics program announces an opening weekend of excitement beginning with a special Kids’ Night Out event on Friday, Dec. 2, from 6-10 p.m. and the annual “Meet the Team” on Sunday, Dec. 4, at 1 p.m. in Lundholm Gymnasium.

November 18, 2011
Women's Gymnastics Adds Three During Early Signing Period
DURHAM, N.H. – University of New Hampshire gymnastics head coach Gail Goodspeed announced Friday that high school seniors Kelsey Aucoin (Double Oak, Texas), Lauren Brodie (Mogadore, Ohio) and Elissa Solomon (Ridgefield, Conn.) signed national letters of intent to join the UNH gymnastics program beginning in the 2012-13 academic year.

October 3, 2011
Wildcat Community Gymnastics Program Session II Begins Oct. 5
DURHAM, N.H. – The University of New Hampshire gymnastics program announced Monday that the second session of gymnastics classes for school-age community children will be offered Wednesday afternoons at the UNH Field House starting this Wednesday, Oct. 5. Classes of all levels for boys and girls are taught in a safe, progressive manner.

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