FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

February 24, 2012

 

JESSICA MUSHINSKY TABBED ECAC
ROOKIE GYMNAST OF THE WEEK

Providence, R.I.—Rhode Island College Freshman Jessica Mushinsky (Shrewsbury, MA) received Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Div. III Rookie Gymnast of the Week honors after a standout performance at the Harriet Marranca Memorial Invitational hosted by Ithaca College on Saturday, Feb. 18.

 

Mushinsky competed in the all-around for the first time this season and finished with a third place score of 33.925.

 

 

 

Her evening was highlighted by an eighth place finish on vault with a score of 9.075. She also finished 12th on floor (8.750), 16th on bars (8.100) and 18th on beam (8.000).

 

On the season, Mushinsky is averaging a score of 9.075 on vault and 8.750 on floor, as well as a score of 7.950 on bars and 7.617 on beam through six meets.

 

Head Coach Bob Nannig’s squad is currently 1-8 overall and 1-5 against ECAC Div. III opponents.

 

In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will travel to West Chester on Friday, Feb. 24 to take part in a quad-meet along with Ursinus and Wilson (6 p.m.).

 

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