Winczura wraps up gymnastics career; next up medical school

April 14, 2014

Amy Winczura GymnasticsEagle River’s Amy Winczura of Texas Woman’s University ended her college career in style, hitting seven of seven routines at USAG Nationals over the weekend in Providence.

The senior was her team’s most consistent performer during the three days of competition, with her final floor routine serving as a last dance.

Winczura, of East High fame, capped her career with another trip to nationals, where TWU finished second in a bid for the school’s tenth national title.

On the first day, she scored 9.75 on vault, 9.775 on bars and 9.775 on floor, qualifying to Sunday’s individual event finals on floor. TWU won the session with a season-high 194.375.

In day two team finals, Winczura scored a 9.75 on vault and tied a career-high with a 9.8 on bars and tied her career high on floor with a 9.825.

In the individual event finals, she had the second-highest score on floor with another 9.825. There was a four-way tie at 9.875.

Winczura ended her TWU career with as a sixth-time All-American and a 2013 national champion on the vault.

Off the mat, she is an honors scholar that will graduate with a double major in Biology and Kinesiology and minor in Nutrition. She plans to attend medical school to become an orthopedic surgeon.