Lia Breeden, Gymnastics

Lia, a freshman from York, Pa., earned All-Tournament First team on balance beam and Second Team on floor exercise to help the UNH gymnastics team earn a runner-up finish at the EAGL Championship that was held March 22 at Towson University.

Lia recorded a career-high 9.850 on beam to forge a fourth-place tie, and she went on to record a 9.775 on floor to finish in a tie for 12th place.

Earlier in the week, the 5-foot-5 all-arounder earned All-EAGL Second Team on floor exercise with an RQS of 9.805. She also earned a spot on the All-EAGL Second team on balance beam with a 9.785 RQS.

Lia was also named to the 2015 EAGL All-Academic Team.

In the last meet of the regular season (March 15 at Centenary College), Lia tied for second place on beam with a mark of 9.850; she also took fourth place on floor at 9.825. Two days earlier in a meet against Centenary and third-ranked Louisiana State Univeristy, she was the top ‘Cat on floor with a 9.800 and recorded her second seventh-place effort of the meet with a 9.775 on beam.

In the March 7 home finale against Penn, Lia scored a 9.850 on floor to tie for first place on the apparatus. In a Feb. 22 quad meet against West Virginia, Maryland and Rutgers, she competed as an all-arounder for the first time and took third place with an aggregate score of 37.850.

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