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March 13, 2006

 

Three RIC Gymnasts Qualify for NCGA Championships
Joseph, Moroney & Scott Set to Compete on Mar. 24-25

 

Providence, RI—Rhode Island College juniors Megan Joseph (Hope, RI) and Hannah Scott (Deep River, CT), along with freshman Breanna Moroney (Metuchen, NJ) have qualified to compete at the National Collegiate Gymnastics Association (NCGA) Championships as specialists. SUNY Brockport will host the 2006 NCGA Championships on Friday and Saturday, Mar. 24-25.

 

All three gymnasts will be making their first career appearances at the NCGA Championships.

 

Joseph has qualified as a beam specialist from the East Region. She is averaging a score of 8.814 on that event and posted a season-high mark of 9.450 at the ECAC Championships, hosted by Ursinus on Mar. 11. It was the sixth-highest score on that event at the meet. In other action this winter, Joseph is averaging scores of 8.555 on vault and 8.875 on floor. She posted a season-high mark of 9.075 on vault vs. the University of Rhode Island on Feb. 2 and a score of 9.400 on floor vs. M.I.T. on Feb. 19.

 

Scott has qualified as an all-around specialist from the East Region. She is averaging scores of 8.878 on vault, 8.417 on bars, 8.569 on beam, 8.658 on floor and 34.522 in the all-around on the season. She posted season-high marks of 9.050 on vault, 8.875 on bars and 35.525 in the all-around at the ECAC Championships, hosted by Ursinus on Mar. 11. She recorded season-high marks of 9.300 on beam vs. M.I.T. on Feb. 19 and 9.325 on floor at a tri-meet, hosted by Ithaca on Mar. 4.

 

Moroney has qualified as an all-around specialist from the East Region. She is averaging scores of 9.078 on vault, 8.314 on bars, 8.386 on beam, 9.006 on floor and 34.783 in the all-around. She posted season-high marks of 8.825 on bars, 9.075 on beam, 9.500 on floor and 36.400 in the all-around at the ECAC Championships, hosted by Ursinus on Mar. 11. Moroney’s score on floor was the sixth-highest at the meet, while her floor score ranked ninth. She posted a season-high score of 9.300 on vault at a tri-meet, hosted by Bridgeport on Feb. 15.

 

Head Coach Bob Nannig’s team placed seventh at the 2006 ECAC Championships, hosted by Ursinus on Mar. 11 with a season-high team score of 178.925.

 

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