Durkac, Sloanhoffer Named Week 7 EAGL co-Gymnasts of the Week

Week 7 EAGL Release

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (February 21, 2012) – North Carolina junior Elizabeth Durkac and West Virginia sophomore Hope Sloanhoffer have been named EAGL co-Gymnasts of the Week. NC State senior Brooke Barr was named the EAGL Specialist of the Week, while Pitt freshman Haley Sedgewick garnered the EAGL Rookie of the Week honor.

EAGL co-Gymnasts of the Week:

Elizabeth Durkac, Junior, North Carolina

North Carolina junior Elizabeth Durkac wins her second honor in three weeks after finishing first in the all-around, her second victory of the season, with a personal-best score of 39.225 against Temple on Feb. 17. She also won bars (9.85) and beam (9.85) with personal-best scores, and finished second on floor (9.8) and third on vault (9.725).

Hope Sloanhoffer, Sophomore, West Virginia

West Virginia sophomore Hope Sloanhoffer wins her third honor of the year after scoring her sixth 39.0-plus score of the season with a 39.15 all-around win at Maryland on Feb. 18. She also won beam with a season-high 9.875. Additionally, she finished second on bars with a career-best 9.85 score, helping WVU to a season-high 49.175 team score. Sloanhoffer also scored 9.75 on floor and 9.675 on vault.

EAGL Specialist of the Week: Brooke Barr, Senior NC State

NC State senior Brooke Barr paced the Wolfpack on vault with a 9.9, good for first place, against New Hampshire on Feb. 17; the mark was a season high and tied her career best. Barr later scored a 9.875 on floor and won the event; she also tallied 9.725 on beam.

EAGL Rookie of the Week: Haley Sedgewick, Freshman, Pitt

Pitt freshman Haley Sedgewick scored three career-best marks against Bowling Green and finished first on floor (9.8) and the all-around (38.65). She also tallied a career high on beam (9.725) and finished third with the meet’s second-best score. Sedgewick finished her day with a 9.65 vault score and a 9.475 bars mark.