Mercyhurst Prep graduate Marie Case turned in an outstanding performance Saturday at the Mid-American Conference gymnastics championships at Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, Mich.
Case, a junior at Kent State, won the MAC all-around championship and was also named co-MAC gymnast of the year. Case also was the 2012 MAC gymnast of the year.
Case, a former Lakettes Academy standout, claimed the all-around title with a total of 39.250 after posting scores of 9.775 (vault), 9.775 (uneven bars), 9.800 (balance beam) and 9.900 (floor exercise). She tied for second in the floor and the beam and tied for sixth on the bars.
Despite her efforts, Kent State (194.775) finished third in the team standings, just behind Western Michigan and Central Michigan, who had 194.800. Kent State was the MAC regular-season champion.
▀ McDowell grad Stephanie Stoicovy, a senior at George Washignton, tied for second in the floor exercise and tied for eighth in the all-around Saturday at the East Atlantic Gymnastics League Championship in Chapel Hill, N.C.
Stoicovy, a former Lakettes Academy gymnast, had a 9.850 on the floor and a 39.025 in the all-around.
She also had scores of 9.70 on the vault, 9.725 on the uneven bars and 9.75 on the balance beam.
Stoicovy was named to the all-tournament team in the floor exercise. On Friday, she was named to the all-EAGL first team in both the all-around and the floor exercise.