Chapel Hill, N.C. - Nine North Carolina gymnasts have been named Scholastic All-America award winners by the National Association of Collegiate Gymnastics Coaches/Women (NACGC/W). The recipients were recognized for a year-long or cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher through the 2011-12 season.
North Carolina's winners inclued Kristin Aloi (3.55, undeclared), Emily Cornwell (3.60, undeclared), Acacia Consentino (3.59, undeclared), Elizabeth Durkac (3.74, psychology), Michelle Ikoma (3.97, biostatistics & business), Krista Jasper (3.95, dramatic arts), Elizabeth Lindley (3.90, exercise and sport science), Meredith Magjuka (3.86, environmental studies & business) and Janell Sargent (3.65, undeclared).
A rising senior from Yorktown, Va., Durkac was named the 2012 Most Outstanding Gymnast at North Carolina's annual team banquet. Durkac was one of the most consistent performers this year, scoring a 39.0 or higher in the all-around in the last eight consecutive meets of the season.