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UNH places last in weekend quad-meet

Scott Ripley

This past Sunday, the Wildcats took fourth place in the Senior Celebration Quad-Meet when Rutgers, No.15 Auburn and Central Michigan rolled into Durham on senior day. 

Rutgers tallied 195.900 to take first place in the meet, followed by Auburn (195.825), Central Michigan (195.175) and UNH (195.075) who finished in last place. 

The Wildcats took third place and second place in the first two rotations and totaled 97.800, good enough for second place through the first pair of rotations. The score quickly fell off after that, however.  

UNH found themselves at the bottom of the leaderboard in the third and fourth rotations. Auburn took the third with a score of 49.225, Rutgers was second with 49.150, followed by Central Michigan with 48.825 and UNH with 48.475. 

The fourth rotation wasn’t much different for the ‘Cats as they scored 48.800 to total 195.075. Central Michigan took first in the set with 49.450, with Rutgers’ 49.250 and Auburn’s 48.875 right behind them. 

First-year athlete Kylie Gorgenyi set a new career-best on the balance beam when she scored a 9.800. She also tied a personal record on the uneven bars with 9.875. 

A pair of UNH seniors each had themselves a day as Emma Winer and Riley Freehling each finished third in specific areas. Winer scored 9.850 on the balance beam, and Freehling scored 39.050 on the day in the all-around competition. 

The Wildcats will compete in the “Maryland 5 Meet” on March 15 in College Park, M.D. University of Maryland, George Washington University, University of North Carolina and North Carolina State will also be in attendance. 

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