|Maddy Scozzie performs on the uneven bars March 28 during the 2015 National Collegiate Gymnastics Association Championships. Scozzie’s career-best score of 9.8 tied her for the national title.—Photo Courtesy/Darl Zehr Photography|
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Ashburn resident Maddy Scozzie picked a perfect occasion to produce her career-best score on the uneven bars.
Competing for SUNY Cortland at the 2015 National Collegiate Gymnastics Association Championships, Scozzie posted a 9.8 on the uneven bars to finish in a four-way tie for first place.
Scozzie shares the national crown with Wisconsin-La Crosse gymnasts Samantha Wiekamp and Amy Enright, and Katie Fiorilli of Wisconsin-Whitewater. She earned SUNY Cortland's 16th women's gymnastics individual national title.
Scozzie, a junior, also repeated as an all-around All-American at the NCGA Championships, contested March 27-28 in LaCrosse, Wis. She tied for fifth in the all-around with an overall score of 38.025.
Prior to college, Scozzie attended Broad Run High School and honed her skills at APEX Gymnastics in Leesburg. Scozzie struck gold at the Level 9 Virginia State Championships competing for APEX as a 17-year-old.
SUNY Cortland is a NCAA Division III school in Cortland, N.Y.