Five Gymnasts Show Well at USAG Nationals
Saturday, April 17, 2010
DENTON, Texas-The Centenary gymnastics team was represented well at the 2010 USAG Nationals by five individual qualifiers in senior Whitney Daugherty on Floor, freshman Amanda Holt on Vault, junior Makensie Lant on Bars, freshman Jessica Lieblich on Beam and junior Marisa Schneider in the All-Around.

Each gymnast competed on Thursday in semi-final competition. Holt scored a 9.725 on Vault and was in second, while Daugherty was tied for second with a 9.750 on Floor, advancing them to the Finals round on Saturday.

Lant recorded a 9.150 on Bars and teammate Lieblich scored a 9.550 on Beam, but did not advance to Finals.

Schneider, representing the Ladies in the All-Around competition, captured third place with a four-event total of 38.425. Scores for Schneider: Vault (9.425), Bars (9.625), Beam (9.650), and Floor (9.725).

Saturday's Individual Finals showcased Daugherty and Holt on Floor and Vault, respectively.

Holt took fifth place with a final score of 9.713, while Daugherty placed eighth with a 9. 650.

The USAG Nationals was held on the campus of Texas Woman's University.

This competition wraps up the 2010 season for the Centenary Ladies under new head coach Gretchen Goerlitz.