January 10, 2010






Providence, RI—The Springfield College women’s gymnastics team defeated host Rhode Island College, 180.675-164.850, in the season-opening meet for both clubs on Sunday afternoon at The Murray Center.




The Pride (1-0) posted the top three competitors on all four events. Junior Christina Pagella (Westfield, MA) won on vault (9.425) and beam (9.425). Senior Jeanna Bradle (New Milford, CT) won on bars (9.100), while classmate Ericca Castagna (Topsfield, MA) won on floor (9.350).






 Sophomore Jessica Greenwald




Rhode Island College (0-1) sophomore Jessica Greenwald (Union, NJ) was first in the all-around (34.500), while classmate Kate Bachelder (Portsmouth, NH) finished second (32.475). Greenwald was RIC’s top performer on bars (8.325) and floor (8.950), tied with classmate Alana Henderson (Alexandria, VA) on beam (8.400) and was second on vault (8.825). Sophomore Courtney Winsor (West Greenwich, RI) was the Anchorwomen’s top performer on vault (8.900).



In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will host Div. II West Chester on Friday, Jan. 15.