FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

January 14, 2009

 

CASEY LESIEUR NAMED ECAC
FRESHMAN GYMNAST OF THE WEEK

Providence, RI-Rhode Island College freshman Casey Lesieur (Coventry, RI) was named the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Freshman Gymnast of the Week for her performance in the Anchorwomen’s season-opening meet at MIT on Saturday, Jan. 10.

 

 

 Freshman Casey Lesieur

 

In her first collegiate action, Lesieur led RIC on bars with an 8.500 and an 8.950 on beam. She also posted a score of 8.900 on floor.

 

The Anchorwomen earned a fifth place finish and a team score of 167.200. Div. I Yale took first with a score of 182.800. Ursinus (180.525), Cortland State (177.625), MIT (174.575) and Wilson (139.950) rounded out the six-team meet. The Anchorwomen posted scores of 43.200 on vault, 37.550 on bars, 43.750 on beam and 42.700 on floor.

 

In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will face West Chester in its home opener on Friday, Jan. 16 at The Murray Center.

 

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