Propelled by season-best scores on the the uneven bars and on the floor exercise, the North Carolina gymnastics team earned second place at Friday's competition in Washington, D.C.
Competing in their first event away from Carmichael Arena since Jan. 24, the Tar Heels edged out New Hampshire (193.700) and William & Mary (193.175) with a score of 193.750.
George Washington, which hosted the competition, took first place with a score of 195.400 to extend its home unbeaten streak to 17 straight wins.
UNC opened the meet with a strong performance on the uneven bars, scoring a season-best 48.600 in the event. Sophomore Morgan Lane was the Tar Heels' highest finisher in the event, taking ninth place with a score of 9.775.
Sophomore Madison Nettles and senior Lexi Cappalli also shined on the apparatus. Nettles tied for 16th place with a score of 9.675, while Cappalli and senior Josselyn Mackey tied for 10th with a score of 9.750.