Schneider Ladies Top Finisher at Nationals
Saturday, April 11, 2009

NEW HAVEN, Ct. – Sophomore Marissa Schneider was the Centenary gymnastics team’s top finisher in the bars, beam and floor exercise at the USGA National Championship on Saturday afternoon.

Schneider tied for fourth on the bars with teammate Alyssa Zawieja and Rashonda Cannie of Texas Woman’s after a 9.700 finish. On the beam Schneider placed 11th after a final score of 9.225.

The Alpharetta, Ga., native’s best finish on Saturday was a tie for third on the floor exercise. Schneider was just five-hundredths of a point out of first place, as Tonya Pipkom of TWU and Amie Boles of Yale took the individual title.