McDowell graduate Stephanie Stoicovy concluded her college gymnastics career at George Washington University in the NCAA Division I Gainesville Regional in Florida Saturday night.
She tied for sixth place among 42 performers in the floor exercise with a score of 9.875. That helped Stoicovy finish 16th among 20 gymnasts with a 38.525 in the all-around.
Stoicovy also placed 37th (9.60) on the vault, 37th (9.45) on the balance beam and 38th (9.60) on the uneven bars. She did not advance to NCAA Championships.
No. 1-ranked Florida, the host team, won the team event.
Another Erie gymnast, Mercyhurst Prep graduate Marie Case, closed her junior season with Kent State by competing at the Tuscaloosa Regional in Alabama Saturday.
Case placed 10th among 16 competitors in the all-around with a 38.700.
Out of 42 gymnasts in each individual event, she finished 26th (9.650) on the beam, 27th (9.750) in the floor, 27th (9.675) in the uneven bars and 39th (9.625) in the vault.
No Kent Sate performers advanced. No. 3 Alabama won the team regional while No. 23 Kent State placed sixth among six teams.
Stoicovy and Case are former Lakettes Academy stars.