NO. 21 Maryland returns for Final Home Meet

No. 21 Maryland returns to action as they would take to Towson, Temple George Washington, and Yale in the Terp’s final home meet of 2023 at XFINITY Center on Saturday, March 12, at around noon. This meet will be available on B1G+, and you can even find the in-meet updates on Twitter via @TerpsGymnastics. No. 21 Maryland gymnastics on Towson, Temple George Washington, and Yale in the Terp’s final home meet of 2023 is at XFINITY Center on Saturday, March noon. The meet will then be available on B1G+, and in-meet updates via @TerpsGymnastics will be available on Twitter. Sunday will be regarded as Maryland’s Pride Night, and all five programs will compete in matching Pride leotards as a sign of unity through a Maryland staff initiative. This signifies the first time in collegiate women’s gymnastics history that all the programs in a meet will show LGBTQ+ allyship via the competition leotards. Maryland competed against the GW and Towson last season at the 2022 Towson Tri, scoring 197.175. The score became the second-highest in program history. It even resembled the second time since the Terps had a top-five all-time score in many weeks.
In Sunday’s meet, after posting a 195.700, Maryland comes up on Friday, taking second place at the GW Quad. George Washington had completed first with a 195.950, ahead of Towson (195.425) and William & Mary (192.800).
The Terps had a posting of 49.375. It marks the seventh consecutive meet as the Terps have scored 49.000 or better.
Maryland gymnasts Maddie Komoroski and Emma Silberman took Big Ten Weekly Awards on Tuesday, February 21, with Komoroski being named tho-Freshman of the Week and Silberman earning Co-Gymnast of the Week.
Maryland had posted their highest season score, 196.950, at the Terp Quad. The Terps set a season-high on floor scoring of 49.525, their highest team score since March 6, 2004.
The Terps have ridden positive momentum recently, including posting their second-highest road score of the year at the Temple Quad, with 196.600. It took first place in Philadelphia. Maryland scored 49.300 on both vault and bars, setting a season-high on the vault.
The Terps continued to execute their vault rotation as Josephine Kogler (9.875) and Olivia Weir (9.850) had set their season highs on the event at the Temple Quad.
Maryland posted a 196.550-193.400 victory over Southern Connecticut State on Friday, February 17. Josephine Kogler and Madeline Komoroski posted 9.900 to lead the Terps each. It is the second consecutive meet that both had scored 9.900 or better.
Maryland set their season-high team score by defeating Rutgers 196.875 – 196.325. on Saturday, February 11.
The Terps had set a new season high on the floor against Rutgers, posting a 49.375, their highest score on the event since scoring 49.400 on March 6, 2020. Three Terps, Alexa Rothenbuescher (9.925), Rhea LeBlanc (9.875), and Taylor Rech (9.825), had established a new career high at the event. Emma Silberman had also matched her career high by earning a 9.900, her best score since the meet on March 6.
The Terps had secured one of their best bars rotation of 2023 against Ohio State, as the team had posted a 49.250. Aleka Tsiknias has also published a season-high 9.925 on that of the event.
Senior Emma Silberman had established a new career-high in the all-around against Ohio State, scoring a 39.350. She had finished top three on the team on vault (9.825), beam (9.800), and floor (9.825) and has set her season high on bars with a 9.900.
Maryland had kicked on the Big Ten schedule with a 195.875 – 195.325 victory over Nebraska. This winning signified the fifth win all-time over the Cornhuskers and the fourth in their last five matchups.
Freshman Maddie Komoroski has scored a meet-high 9.875 to lead the Terps on the beam, while Emma Silberman and Alexis Rubio. It has undoubtedly earned a team-high 9.875 on the vault.
The Terps had started the season by posting a 195.425. This was their second-highest opening weekend score in program history. It has even collected two wins against West Virginia and Kent State.
The Terps will build on a 2022 season that ended by securing a third-place finish in the second round of the Raleigh Regional at Reynolds Coliseum. Maryland finished with 196.025 points, regarded as the highest team score ever posted at the NCAA Regionals.
Maryland had even finished sixth overall at the 2022 Big Ten Championship with a 196.450. This signified the Terps’ highest overall score at the Big Ten Championship since joining the conference in 2014. Audrey Barber’s all-around score of 39.350 tied for the highest total in the morning session.
On the contrary, Brett Nelligan entered his fourteenth season as the head coach of the Terrapins in 2022-23, taking the helm from his father, Bob Nelligan, on May 1, 2009.
The 2023 season even marks 44 years with a Nelligan at the helm.

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