Apr 172016
 

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Clark Alumnus (2011) and University of Denver gymnast Nina McGee finished her record-breaking career in style this past weekend winning a NCAA Division I National Title. The Denver senior scored a 9.950 on floor, the highest score on the event across both of Friday’s semifinals at the NCAA National Championships, earning her the place at the top of event podium.

It is the first time a Denver gymnast has won an NCAA title. McGee held the previous best finish at an NCAA National Championships when she tied for second on floor in 2015.  Nina earned Clark Montessori’s 2nd National Championship in School History. (Ashley Keith-Women’s Basketball, 2014-15 (UC Clermont)

McGee’s floor routine was only one of her four routines on the night. She competed in the all-around, posting a 9.8875 on bars, a 9.800 on beam and a 9.850 on vault. Her final all-around tally of 39.4875 is also a new DU record at an NCAA National Championships. Additionally, her bars score was the second highest in DU history at NCAA semifinals, and she tied the fourth highest vault score by a DU gymnast at NCAA semis.

Overall, she finished tied for No. 10 in the all-around—one spot off the podium—as well as tied for No. 12 on bars.

Congrats Nina!!! Your Clark Family is so proud of you!!!

 

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