FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

January 29, 2011

 

RIC DROPS TWO AT WEST CHESTER TRI-MEET

West Chester, PA-The Rhode Island College women’s gymnastics team suffered a pair of defeats following a 146.825-point showing at a tri-meet held at West Chester University on Saturday afternoon. The Anchorwomen were bested by the hosts, who earned a score of 185.875, and Brockport State, who posted 185.750 points.

 

Freshman Leah Jackson (Londonderry, NH) posted the highest RIC score in any individual event with her 9.000-effort on vault. Jackson was also tied for the second-best program finish on floor (8.400).

 

 

 Freshman Leah Jackson

 

Junior Sarah Chrane (Rochester, NH) was the top RIC finisher on floor (8.450), beam (8.350) and bars (6.900).

 

Freshman Megan Saucier (Dartmouth, MA) was the lone Anchorwoman to break eight points on every event in which she competed, scoring an 8.950 on vault and an 8.400 on floor.

 

In upcoming action, the Anchorwomen will see action with Brockport at a tri-meet hosted by Southern Connecticut in New Haven on Saturday, Feb. 12 at 1 p.m.

 

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