Carr, Fincham, Jarred Earn Week 8 EAGL Honors

EAGL Release – Week 8

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (February 28, 2012) – New Hampshire senior Ali Carr has been named the EAGL Gymnast of the Week. NC State junior Rachel Fincham earned EAGL Specialist of the Week honors, while teammate Lane Jarred scored Rookie of the Week accolades.

 

Ali Carr

EAGL Gymnast of the Week – Ali Carr, Senior, New Hampshire

In an upset win over then-No. 23 West Virginia, New Hampshire senior co-captain Ali Carr registered the Wildcats’ top finish on vault (9.825) to notch fourth place in that event, then followed up with a season-high 9.9 on uneven bars for second place. Carr capped her memorable evening by setting a personal best with a 9.9 on balance beam to take the top spot on that apparatus.

EAGL Specialist of the Week – Rachel Fincham, Junior, NC State

NC State junior Rachel Fincham paced the Wolfpack on bars in the team’s home quad-meet with a 9.9, good enough for a first-place tie with fellow Pack gymnast Stephanie Ouellette. Fincham collected a second-place finish on beam with a score of 9.875. The Wolfpack junior competed on floor for the first time this season and scored a 9.825, good for second in the event. Today’s honor is her second of the season.

EAGL Rookie of the Week – Lane Jarred, Freshman, NC State

NC State freshman Lane Jarred followed up a great performance on beam in her last meet with another great score on Friday in the team’s home quad-meet, recording a 9.875 to claim second in the event. Jarred also competed on floor and turned in a score of 9.775, good enough for a ninth-place finish. Today’s honor is her second of the season.