Despite falling in overall team score, the North Carolina gymnastics team beat William & Mary 194.075-192.875, marking the Tar Heels' third victory this season against the Tribe.
UNC competed on uneven parallel bars first, quickly scoring a 48.450 for the overall team score. Junior Morgan Lane tied for first with a score of 9.775 while first-year Grace Donaghy tied for fourth with a 9.700.
Next up was vault, which was the Tar Heels' highest scoring event. North Carolina took home the highest and lowest scores for this event. Lane scored the lowest for the entire event, a 9.100, while junior Kaitlynn Hedelund scored a 9.900, a personal best.
For floor exercise, which is typically UNC’s highest scoring event, the team fell flat. First-year Khazia Hislop, who is ranked first in EAGL for floor exercise, posted a 9.875, while teammate first-year Mikayla Robinson posted the lowest score of 8.975. Despite the range of these scores, the Tar Heels took the top three spots for the event.
The final event was beam, something that the team as a whole struggled with during their first meet. The Tar Heels pulled out a win for the event as well 48.375-48.275. Hislop tied first place with William & Mary’s Briana Gironda with a score of 9.850 while Lane placed third with 9.825. North Carolina also had the lowest score during this event as well by Donaghy at 8.775.