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May 1, 2008

 

Rhode Island College
2007-08 Womenís Gymnastics Season Summary

(3-12 Overall; 3-8 in the ECAC)

Providence, RI--Head Coach Shannon Cornicelliís team finished the 2007-08 season with a 3-12 overall record and a 3-8 mark vs. Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Div. III opposition. The Anchormen placed seventh (eight teams) at the 2008 ECAC Championships with a team score of 171.550.

 

Senior Melissa Demirjian (Warwick, RI) wrapped up her four-year career as an Anchorwoman.

 

As a senior in 2007-08, she averaged scores of 8.680 on vault, 8.140 on bars, 8.090 on beam, 8.988 on floor and 33.898 in the all-around. She posted season-high marks of 8.975 on vault at the ECAC Championship on Mar. 15, a 8.735 on bars, 8.700 on beam and 35.350 on the floor vs. Brockport/Springfield on Jan. 26. Demirjian registered a season-high score of 9.575 on floor vs. Ithaca/Southern Connecticut on Feb. 24.

 

As a junior in 2006-07, Demirjian averaged scores of 8.572 on vault, 8.022 on bars, 8.064 on beam, 8.564 on floor and 33.318 in the all-around. She posted season-high marks of 8.875 on vault, 8.500 on bars and 34.225 in the all-around vs. Springfield on Jan. 28. Demirjian registered season-high scores of 8.850 on beam vs. Ithaca/Southern Connecticut on Feb. 24 and 8.850 on floor against Brown/U.R.I. on Feb. 4.

 

As a sophomore in 2005-06, she averaged scores of 7.625 on bars and 8.513 on floor. She recorded season-high marks of 7.850 on bars and 8.750 on floor vs. Southern Connecticut on Jan. 21.

 

As a freshman in 2004-05, Demirjian averaged scores of 8.061 on bars, 8.267 on beam and 8.725 on floor. She recorded a season-high mark of 8.750 on bars against at the West Chester tri-meet on Mar. 12. She posted a season-high mark of 8.700 on beam at the URI meet on Feb. 5. Demirjian posted a season-high mark of 9.200 on floor at the ECAC Championships on Mar. 19.

 

She is a physical education/health major and a 2003 graduate of Pilgrim High School.

 

Junior Megan Tkach (Holmdel, NJ) averaged scores of 7.750 on vault, 7.993 on bars, and 8.350 on floor. She posted season-high marks with a 7.750 on vault at the M.I.T. quad-meet on Jan. 19, 8.050 on bars vs. Brockport/ Springfield on Jan. 26 and 8.600 on floor vs. Brown/URI on Feb. 3.

 

 

Junior Nicole Tomaselli (Cranston, RI) averaged scores of 8.523 on vault, 7.145 on bars, 7.805 on beam, 8.583 on floor and 32.055 in the all-around. She posted season-high marks of 8.950 on vault and 8.850 on beam at the ECAC Championships on Mar. 15, 8.300 on bars and 34.050 in the all-around vs. Wilson on Feb.23 and 8.950 on floor vs. Brown/M.I.T. on Jan. 13.

 

Sophomore Megan Connor (Warwick, RI) averaged scores of 8.453 on vault, 7.350 on beam and 8.493 on floor. She posted season-high marks of 9.275 on vault at the ECAC Championships on Mar. 15 and a 9.075 mark on floor vs. Southern Connecticut/Ithaca on Feb. 24. She also recorded a season-high on beam twice with a 7.900 vs. Wilson on Mar. 15 and also at the ECAC Championships.

 

Sophomore Danielle Gelinas (Dayville, CT) was a reserve on the team.

 

Sophomore Elizabeth Ann Glunt (Altoona, PA) averaged scores of 8.715 on vault, 8.005 on bars, 8.363 on beam, 8.753 on floor and 33.835 in the all-around. She posted season-high marks of 9.025 on vault and 9.350 on floor vs. Southern Connecticut/Ithaca on Feb 24, 8.450 on bars vs. Wilson on Mar. 9 and a 9.150 on beam and 35.350 in the all-around vs. MIT on Feb. 16.

 

Sophomore Kelly Longo (Pembroke, MA) averaged scores of 8.515 on vault, 7.233 on bars, 7.903 on beam, 8.433 on floor and 32.558 in the all-around. She posted season-high marks of 8.950 on vault, 8.900 on beam and a 33.675 in the all-around at the ECAC Championships on Mar. 15, a 7.300 on bars vs. Wilson on Feb. 23 and Mar. 9, and a 8.575 twice on floor vs. Southern Connecticut/Ithaca on Feb. 24, and again at the ECAC Championships.

 

Freshman Robyn Albert (Sharon, MA) was named the teamís MVP. She averaged scores of 8.953 on vault, 8.608 on bars, 8.648 on beam, 8.935 on floor and 35.042 in the all-around. Albert posted season high-marks of 9.175 on vault and 9.250 on floor at the ECAC Championships on Mar. 15 along with a 9.225 on beam and a 36.275 all-around mark vs. Brown/URI on Feb. 3.

 

Freshman Julie Pitkin (Lee, NH) averaged scores of 7.719 on bars, 7.888 on beam and 7.783 on floor. She posted season-high marks of 8.450 on bars at the MIT quad-meet on Jan. 19, along with a 8.100 on beam and a 8.600 on floor vs. Springfield on Feb. 9.