WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (March 31, 2010)- After posting outstanding seasons, William and Mary seniors Teenie Beck and Melissa Cream have qualified to compete in all-around at the NCAA Athens Regional to be held at Georgia this Saturday at 4 p.m.
Junior Kristin Milardo also qualified as an alternate in all-around.
Regional tickets are available for purchase at www.georgiadogs.com or by calling the UGA Ticket Office at 1-877-542-1231. Tickets for adults are $12, while student tickets (college age and younger) are $9.
The Tribe's top all-arounder this season, Beck qualified for regionals with a RQS of 38.125. Her best performance of the campaign came in the season opener at the Lindsey Ferris Invitational hosted by George Washington when she recorded a 38.650. En route to posting the impressive score, she recorded a career-best 9.825 on beam. Another of Beck's highlights came at the ECAC Championship where she placed fifth on floor by equaling a season high with a 9.800.
Saturday will mark Beck's second appearance at regionals, as she placed 13th in all-around last season.
Cream also recorded an outstanding season for W&M and qualified for regionals with a RQS of 38.035. Her best performance of the season came on Senior Night against Kentucky when she tallied a season-high 38.400. Cream also posted a career-best 9.750 on floor in the dual meet against UK. Two week's ago, the West Windsor, N.J., native earned multiple all-conference honors at the ECAC Championship by placing third on bars and sixth in all-around.
During the last five years, the Tribe has produced six regional qualifiers as all-arounders.