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Towson Defeats Tribe in Season Opener
Updated: Saturday 01/12/2013 (ET)
by TribeAthletics.com
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WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (Jan. 12, 2013) - The William and Mary women's gymnastics team fell to Towson, 192.025-188.750, in its season opener on Saturday afternoon at Kaplan Arena.

Highlighting the Tribe's individual performances were event titles by freshman Brittany Stover (vault), sophomore Brandy Stover (beam) and junior Jessica Pritchard (all-around).

W&M opened the meet on vault and posted a 48.150. Competing in her first collegiate meet, Brittany Stover won the event with a 9.775, while junior Larson Lasek (9.650), freshman Kristie Wei (9.600), freshman Alyssa Glass (9.575) and senior Jennifer Ware (9.550) also contributed to the team total. 

The College then moved to bars where it earned a 47.525. Sophomore Maggie was the Tribe's top scorer and nearly matched her career high with a 9.700. Brittany Stover also came up big with a 9.650, while Lasek earned a 9.600.

In the third rotation of the evening, Brandy Stover posted a career-best 9.825 on beam to place first in the event. Pritchard also performed well and registered a 9.675 en route to helping the team earn a 46.500.

W&M closed the meet on floor and was led by Lundeen's 9.650. Glass and Pritchard recorded a 9.550 and a 9.500, respectively, to help the squad post a 46.575.

Pritchard was the meet's top all-arounder and recorded a 37.800.

The Tribe will return to action when it competes in a tri-meet at North Carolina (with George Washington) next Sunday at 2 p.m.











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