FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

February 12, 2011

 

BACHELDER HELPS RIC POST SEASON-HIGH
MARK AT SOUTHERN CONNECTICUT

New Haven, Conn. -The Rhode Island College women’s gymnastics team placed third with a 162.000-point showing at a tri-meet held at Southern Connecticut State University on Saturday afternoon. The Anchorwomen were bested by the hosts (185.825) and Brockport State (184.750).

 

RIC’s score was its highest point total of the season, besting its previous mark by 5.600 (156.400)

 

Junior Kate Bachelder (Portsmouth, NH), who was seeing her first action of the season, placed third in the all-around (33.625).  She placed 13th on vault (8.700), 14th on bars (7.900), 12th on beam (8.200), and 12th on floor (8.825).  Bachelder's showing on the floor was the highest RIC score on any event during the afternoon’s competition.

 

 

 Junior Kate Bachelder

 

Freshman Courtney Mailloux (Nashua, NH) placed fourth in the all-around (31.450). She placed 14th on vault (8.350), 15th on bars (7.250), 18th on beam (7.600) and 18th on floor (8.250).

 

Freshman Megan Saucier (Dartmouth, MA) placed the highest among RIC competitors on any individual event, taking ninth on vault (8.875).  Saucier also posted a 12th place finish on beam (8.200).

 

Sophomore Angela Gargano (Byram, NJ) was the top RIC finisher on bars, placing 13th (8.100).  Freshman Caitlin Elliot (Marlton, NJ) finished 11th on beam (8.250), which was tops among the Anchorwomen.

 

In upcoming action, the Anchorwomen return home for their Murray Center finale against West Chester on Saturday, February 19 at 1 p.m.

 

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