FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

 

 

February 24, 2008

 

 

 

RIC Womenís Gymnastics Drops Two
at Southern Connecticut Tri-Meet

 

 

 

New Haven, CTóThe Rhode Island College womenís gymnastics team fell to 2-12 overall and 2-8 against Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Div. III competition in two losses at a tri-meet hosted by Southern Connecticut on Sunday afternoon.

 

 

 

The Anchorwomen fell to the Div. II hosts, 188.600-170.400, while falling to ECAC rivals Ithaca, 185.925-170.400.

 

 

Freshman Robyn Albert (Sharon, MA) was RICís top performer on bars (8.550), beam (8.775) and in the all-around (35.275), placing 12th, 12th and fourth overall, respectively.

 

 

Sophomore Megan Connor (Warwick, RI) led the Anchorwomen on vault (9.100), placing 12th overall, while senior Melissa Demirjian (Warwick, RI) was seventh on floor (9.575). Demirjian was fifth overall in the all-around (35.125) as well.

 

 

 Sophomore Megan Connor

 

In upcoming action, Head Coach Shannon Cornicelliís team will compete at Wilson on Sunday, Mar. 9.

 

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