Temple University


PHILADELPHIA – The Owls will keep their bags packed as they make their second straight road trip to begin the 2023 season. Temple will compete in the Sunday, Jan. 15th tri-meet at the University of New Hampshire where they face the host UNH Wildcats and the Central Michigan Chippewas at the Whittemore Center, the home UNH hockey team and the 2023 EAGL Gymnastics Championships. The will begin at 2 p.m. ET and will be shown through the UNH Athletics YouTube channel.


  • Temple began the season at the Keystone Classic in Pittsburgh, Pa. last Friday finishing in third place with a 194.225 versus Pitt (195.950), No. 35 Penn State (195.475), and Penn (193.525).
  • Fellow EAGL member New Hampshire has started the season 0-1 after dropping a dual meet at Southern Utah on Jan. 9. In the meet the Wildcats scored 192.875, but Southern Utah outpaced them with a 196.100.  During the preseason, UNH was tabbed sixth in the 2023 EAGL Preseason Coaches’ Poll after finishing tied for fourth in 2022’s regular season EAGL rankings and sixth at the 2022 EAGL Championships.
  • Having not competed yet this season, the Central Michigan finished 2022 with an NQS of 196.140, ranked 37th in the country. With a 12-10 regular season record, the Chippewas won the MAC regular season and tournament championships. CMU defeated six other teams to win the MAC Championships with a 196.275.


  • To start the season, Temple was strong on the beam and bars. After week one of the regular season, the Owls are ranked as the top team of both respective events after earning scores of 49.150 and 48.900.  The Cherry and White are also first and third, respectively in the northeast region in those events as a team.


  • Temple started on bars a week ago in Pittsburgh, coming up with a 48.900. During the meet, sophomore Sarah Stallings came away with the event victory with a personal-best 9.850 and junior Cyrena Whalen tied for second with a 9.825. Hannah Stallings also finished within the top 10 as she tied for eighth with a 9.775.
  • After week one, each of the three aforementioned Owls are ranked within the top 10 of the EAGL. With Sarah Stallings tied for second, Whalen is tied for fourth, and Hannah is tied for eighth. All three are ranked within the top 20 of the northeast region rankings as Sarah Stallings is tied for sixth, Whalen is tied for tenth, and Hannah Stallings is 18th.
  • As a team the Owls are ranked first in the EAGL and third in the region.


  • The beam team earned its first 49-plus score this season with a 49.150. Each of the six gymnasts tallied a score of 9.700 or better, including four of the six athletes scoring at least a 9.800.
  • Hannah Stallings led the Cherry and White with a 9.875, tying for fourth. Renee Schugman followed a spot behind with a 9.850. In seventh place were Julianna Roland and Brooke Donabedian with a 9.825. The four Temple gymnasts earned top five spots in the EAGL rankings with Stallings tied for third, Schugman tied for fourth, and both Donabedian and Roland tied for fifth. In the regional rankings Stallings tied for fourth, Schugman tied for sixth, and both Donabedian and Roland tied for tied for ninth.
  • The Owls are tied for first in both EAGL and northeast region rankings after week one.


  • The last time out on the vault during the Keystone Classic, the Owls scored a 48.275 with freshman Ashley Glynn leading the way with a 9.750. Veterans Mackenzie Arrest (9.675), Renee Schugman (9.625), and Hannah Stallings (9.675) added scores in the 9.6 range. While the freshman Glynn leading the Owls on the apparatus, she wasn’t the only freshman to make her debut on the night. Emily Johnson also took part of the vault, scoring a 9.575 in her collegiate debut.
  • Glynn’s debut performance tied her ninth in the conference rankings after week one, while placing her 17th in the northeast region.


  • The Owls scored a 47.900 during last week’s Keystone Classic on the floor with sophomore Summer Ruskey leading the team with a personal best 9.825. Another notable score came from junior Brooke Donabedian who scored a 9.750.
  • Ruskey’s career-high score in week one notched her a number six ranking in the EAGL and 14th in the northeast rankings.


  • Hannah Stallings competed in all of the events last weekend’s Keystone Classic, qualifying her for the eighth time for all-around event titles in her career. The sophomore scored a 38.275, while adding scores of 9.875 on beam, 9.775 on bars, 9.650 on vault, and 8.975 on floor.


  • Senior Kylie Gorgenyi earned a win on the vault and took second place with on the bars during last weekend’s dual meet at Southern Utah. Gorgenyi’s 9.850 bar score gave the senior her first event victory of the season, while teammate Sierra Mullins earned the only other 9.8 score on vault for the Wildcats as she scored a 9.8, giving her a tie for fourth place in the meet. Gorgenyi also scored a 9.850 on the bars, but was .50 shy of first place score.


  • CMU returns MAC Gymnast of the Year, MAC all-around champion, and First Team All-MAC selection in senior Hannah DeMers, along with Second Team All-MAC pick Katie Kowalski. Both gymnasts earned NCAA Regional berths at the conclusion of the 2021-22 season.


  • Temple will return to the gym with its first home meet of the season as they host Alumni Night in McGonigle Hall on Friday, Jan. 20 at 7 p.m. ET.

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