Wearing the Jersey


By Sean Merinar for WVUsports.com
April 03, 2012 10:32 AM




One of the nation's top freshman gymnasts in 2011, sophomore Hope Sloanhoffer has been a force for the West Virginia University gymnastics team this year.

The 2012 EAGL Gymnast of the Year, Sloanhoffer won three titles at the league championship on March 24, including the all-around with a career-best 39.5 points. She also scored the vault (9.9) and bars (9.9) titles.

Entering the 2012 NCAA Auburn Regional Championships, slated for this Saturday, April 7, at 7 p.m. ET, inside Auburn Arena, Sloanhoffer has earned 22 scores of 9.8 or better and ranks No. 33 in the nation, No. 1 in the EAGL, with a 39.2 RQS. She has owned the league's top all-around ranking for 11 straight weeks. She also is nationally ranked No. 47 on vault and No. 48 on beam.

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Hope Sloanhoffer, West Virginia University Mountaineers, WVU, NCAA women's gymnastics


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