FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

March 6, 2013

 

CHERISE LEE NAMED ECAC ROOKIE
GYMNAST OF THE WEEK

Providence, R.I.-Rhode Island College freshman Cherise Lee (Burlington, NJ) was named the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Div. III Rookie Gymnast of the Week for her performance at the West Chester Quad on March 2.

 

Lee’s standout evening was highlighted by a team-high score of 9.225 on vault to finish in a tie for 15th overall. Lee also finished with a score of 8.550 on floor.

 

 

 

For the season, Lee is averaging a score of 9.122 on vault, which ranks second on the squad. She is also averaging a score of 8.415 on floor.

 

Head Coach Bob Nannig’s squad is currently 0-8 overall and 0-5 against ECAC Div. III opponents.

 

In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will compete at the ECAC Championships, hosted by SUNY-Cortland, on Sunday, March 10 (1 p.m.).

 

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