January 23, 2006


Rhode Island College Women’s Gymnastics Update #1

(0-4 Overall; 0-2 in the ECAC)

Providence, RI--Head Coach Bob Nannig’s team is 0-4 on the season and 0-2 against Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Div. III opposition.

Anchorwomen Notables

• The Anchorwomen opened the season at a quad-meet, hosted by West Chester, on Saturday, Jan. 14. RIC went 0-3 at the meet, posting a team score of 162.575, the lowest score by a RIC team in four years. The Anchorwomen were missing two starters at the meet and were adjusting to the new scoring system implemented this winter. M.I.T went 3-0 with a score of 177.500, host West Chester went 2-1 with a score of 169.075, while Cortland went 1-2 with a team score of 168.125. Freshman Debbie Granara (Malden, MA) posted the second-highest vault mark at the meet with a score of 9.450.

• RIC rebounded nicely in its meet against Div. II Southern Connecticut on Sunday, Jan. 22. Despite losing, 178.150-170.525, the Anchorwomen improved their team score by 7.950 in just over a week. Junior Melissa Jones (Cranston, RI) posted a season-high mark of 9.100 on vault, the second-highest mark on that event at the meet. Freshman Rachel Powers (South Burlington, VT) tied for the second-highest mark, with a score of 9.000, on floor at the meet. Junior Hannah Scott (Deep River, CT) posted the third-best all-around total of the afternoon with a combined score of 33.900.

• Junior Danielle Soucy (Gloucester, MA) and senior Cristy Pforr (Pembroke, MA) will captain the team this season.

Upcoming Meets

• Saturday, Jan. 28, home vs. Springfield, 1 p.m.

• Sunday, Jan. 29, at Brown, 1 p.m.

The Statistical Leaders (Top Averages)




9.200, Debbie Granara, Fr. (Malden, MA)

8.175, Danielle Soucy, Jr. (Gloucester, MA)

8.875, Cristy Pforr, Sr. (Pembroke, MA)

8.888, Melissa Jones, Jr. (Cranston, RI)

8.000, Hannah Scott, Jr. (Deep River, CT)

8.800, Breanna Moroney, Fr. (Metuchen, NJ)

8.750, Breanna Moroney, Fr. (Metuchen, NJ)

7.850, Breanna Moroney, Fr. (Metuchen, NJ)

8.750, Hannah Scott, Jr. (Deep River, CT)








8.825, Rachel Powers, Fr. (South Burlington, VT)

33.900, Hannah Scott, Jr. (Deep River, CT)


8.513, Melissa Demirjian, So. (Warwick, RI)

33.650, Breanna Moroney, Fr. (Metuchen, NJ)


8.500, Megan Joseph, Jr. (Hope, RI)

33.275, Rachel Powers, Fr. (South Burlington, VT)



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