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Following a regular season that saw the Rutgers gymnastics team break several school records, including the season wins total, the Scarlet Knights decided to add one more record to the list.
With the postseason approaching, the Rutgers gymnastics team has one last opportunity to boost its season average. The Scarlet Knights travel to Maryland tomorrow to compete in a tri-meet against Towson and Yale in their season finale.
Head coach'Chrystal Chollet-Norton capped off the final home meet of her career on Saturday, when the Knights posted a season-high score of 194.350.
The question heading into every gymnastics meet over the past month was not whether the Rutgers gymnastics team would win, but what records it would break in the process. The Scarlet Knights' Senior Day meet Saturday was no exception.
Freshman standout Luisa Leal-Restrepo was named EAGL Gymnast of the Week after her school record 39.375 all-around performance in the Knights' last meet. The honor marked the second time this season Leal-Restrepo earned the award.
The Rutgers gymnastics team will compete not only against four other teams on Saturday, but also its emotions. The Scarlet Knights host Cornell, Southern Connecticut State, West Chester and Yale in their final home meet of the season and for members of the senior class, the final home meet of their careers.
Senior Kiah Banfield ranks fourth on the Knights with an average score of 9.736 in the floor exercise, twice reaching a high of 9.850.
Senior Leigh Heinbaugh recorded a season-high 9.575 on the beam in the Scarlet Knights' most recent meet. She also participated in the vault once, and will be one of eight seniors honored Saturday before their final home meet.
For the Rutgers gymnastics team, the 2011 season was a rousing success. The Scarlet Knights performed at a consistently higher level than they have in years, most recently earning the third-highest score in Rutgers history Saturday in Piscataway.
Freshman'Luisa Leal-Restrepo broke a long-standing Rutgers gymnastics record in the all-around, taking first place in the bars, balance beam and floor exercise en route to a score of 39.375.
Regardless of the outcome, year in and year out the alumni meet is a time for both current and past Rutgers gymnasts to celebrate. There was even more reason to rejoice this year than usual.
For the Rutgers gymnastics team, the story of the season has been the overall depth on the roster. Much of that is a result of a strong freshman class that is able to perform at a high level from the start of its career.
The Rutgers gymnastics team had a successful weekend, finishing with its second highest score of the season in a quad meet at Maryland, but placing third. The Scarlet Knights finished with a score of 192.975 — just behind the winner, No.18 Penn State, and host Maryland.
Sophomore Jenna Zito enters this weekend's quad meet coming off of a career-best performance on the balance beam.
Entering its last stretch of meets to end the season, the Rutgers gymnastics team looks to prove it can compete with national contenders.
Sophomore Jenna Zito scored a career-high 9.775 on the beam this weekend win the event against SUNY Cortland. Zito struggled in the event in recent weeks but helped Rutgers to its best score since 2004 with the event win.
Although an injury forced a last-minute change to the routines, the Rutgers gymnastics team turned a dual meet against Cortland into a record-setting event.
Sophomore Danielle D'Elia ranks third on the'Scarlet Knights in the floor exercise with an average score of 9.754.
Before entering the most difficult stretch of its schedule, the Rutgers gymnastics team pays a visit Saturday to SUNY Cortland in a tri-meet against the host school and Ursinus.