Watkins Claims EAGL Gymnast of the Week
March 5, 2014
RALEIGH, N.C. – Sophomore Brittni Watkins of the NC State gymnastics team has been named East Atlantic Gymnastics League (EAGL) Gymnast of the Week, as announced by the organization.
Watkins is the EAGL Gymnast of the Week for the fourth time this season, which leads the conference in most times receiving the honor. It also marks the fifth time this season an NC State gymnast has garnered EAGL Gymnast of the Week.
Watkins finished first in three out of her four events on Friday and posted the top score in the all-around competition. She captured the title on vault with a career-best score of 9.925, marking the seventh time this season she has scored a 9.900 or better on an event. In addition, she claimed first on bars (9.850) and floor (9.875), while finishing with a 39.400 to stand atop the podium in the all-around.
The Pack will travel to Baton Rouge, La., to compete against top-ranked LSU on Friday, March 7. The meet is scheduled to begin at 8 p.m. ET.