Pair of Wolfpack Gymnasts Snag EAGL Honors
Raleigh, N.C. – Junior Leigha Hancock and freshman Taylor Seaman of the NC State gymnastics team were each honored by the EAGL for their performances this past weekend in the Pack’s opening home meet. Hancock was named EAGL Specialist of the Week and Seaman was the EAGL Rookie of the Week, as NC State scored a 194.625 Sunday afternoon against Georgia, Ohio State and Iowa.
Hancock, a junior from Suffield, Conn., had NC State’s top showing on vault, tying her personal-best with a 9.90 for second place. She also turned in a 9.80 on beam and a 9.70 on the floor exercise. The 2005 EAGL Rookie of the Year Hancock received the Specialist of the Week honor four times last season.
Freshman Taylor Seaman (Greensburg, Pa.), was named EAGL Rookie of the Week. Seaman was NC State’s top finisher on bars, scoring 9.825 for third place. She notched the Wolfpack’s second-best scores on both vault (9.875) and floor (9.85) and placed sixth in the all-around with a 38.800.