Elis Place Fifth at Nation's Capital Cup

March 7, 2004

With 191.575 points, the Bulldogs finished fifth at the Nation's Capital Cup, hosted by George Washington University. Jamie Green, Anne McPherson, and Suchitra Paul earned fifth through seventh place finishes in the all-around competition.

Green earned a 9.675 on the vault, earning the team's best score on that apparatus, and got a 9.6 on the bars, 9.375 on the baeam, and 9.6 on the floor exercise to post an all-around score of 38.250.

McPherson was awarded a 9.6, 9.525, 9.225, and 9.775 en route to her 38.125 all around finish, good for sixth place.

Paul rounded out the team's all-around participants with a score of 38.1, earning seventh.

On the unevern bars, Kathryn Fong posted Yale's best score with a 9.675. Christine Lacy earned a team-best 9.725 on the balance beam, while McPherson and Paul tied for the top score in the floor exercise, both being awarded 9.775's.

Yale will compete against NC State and New Hampshire in Raleigh, North Caroline on March 14th before competing in the ECACs one week later.