FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

February 18, 2009

 

LESIEUR NAMED ECAC CO-FRESHMAN GYMNAST OF THE WEEK

Providence, RI-Rhode Island College freshman Casey Lesieur (Coventry, RI) was named the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) New England Co-Freshman Gymnast of the Week, sharing the honor with MITís Leanna Morinishi. It is the second time this season Lesieur has received this honor.

 

 

 

She posted career-high marks, finishing first on bars (8.95), beam (9.45), floor (9.55) and in the all around (36.925) as RIC defeated Wilson on Saturday, Feb. 14.  Lesieur led her team and helped the Anchorwomen to score a 176.850, their highest team score in three seasons. For the year, she is averaging scores of 8.900 on vault, 8.688 on bars, 8.900 on beam, 9.175 on floor and 35.745 in the all-around.

 

Rhode Island College is currently 1-8 overall and 1-4 against ECAC Div. III competition. In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will compete at Bridgeport on Sunday, Feb. 22.

 

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