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May 24, 2013 

  

2012-13 Rhode Island College
Women’s Gymnastics Season Summary

(0-8 Overall; 0-5 in the ECAC)
Sixth Place at the 2013 ECAC Div. III Championships
 

Providence, R.I.-Head Coach Bob Nannig’s team finished the 2012-13 season with an 0-8 overall record. RIC was 0-5 against Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Div. III competition.  

  

The Anchorwomen closed out the season with a sixth place (six teams) finish and a season-high team score of 175.625 at the 2013 ECAC Div. III Championships hosted by SUNY-Cortland on March 10.  

  

Rhode Island College sent two individual qualifiers to the 2013 National Collegiate Gymnastics Association (NCGA) Championships, which were held at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater on March 21-23. 

  

  

  

Senior Melanie Goes (East Providence, RI) closed out her three-year career as an Anchorwoman. As a senior in 2012-2013, Goes served as a team captain and was named an NCGA Academic All-American. She averaged scores of 8.629 on vault and 6.700 on bars. Goes recorded a season-high score of 8.975 on vault at Southern Connecticut on Jan. 26 and a season-high score of 7.100 on bars at the Wilson Tri on Feb. 2.  

  

As a junior in 2011-2012, Goes averaged a score of 8.568 on vault for the season and totaled a season-high score of 8.850 on vault at the West Chester Quad on Feb. 24. 

  

As a sophomore in 2010-2011, Goes averaged an 8.075 on vault, with a high score of 8.250 at the RIC Invitational on Jan. 22. In her lone attempt of the season, Goes posted a 6.300 on bars at the Ithaca Quad on Jan. 15. She sustained a foot injury at the RIC Invitational, which prevented her from competing the rest of the season. 

  

She is a 2008 graduate of La Salle Academy and an elementary education major with a concentration in special education. 

  

Junior Fallon Connolly (Weymouth, MA) averaged scores of 8.175 on vault, 6.450 on bars and 8.456 on beam for the season. She notched a season-high score of 8.850 on beam at the Southern Connecticut Tri on Feb. 24 to go along with season-high scores of 8.350 on vault and 7.100 on bars at West Chester Quad on March 2.  

  

Junior Caitlin Elliot (Marlton, NJ) served as a team captain and averaged scores of 8.142 on vault, 8.471 on beam and 8.819 on floor for the season. She recorded a pair of season-highs at Springfield on Feb. 18 with scores of 9.125 and 8.775 on vault and beam, respectively. Elliot also posted a season-high score of 9.175 on floor at the Southern Connecticut Tri on Feb. 24.  

  

Junior Courtney Saucier (Coventry, RI) served as a team captain and was named the team MVP. She posted a score of 8.750 to finish in a tie for 38th on beam among a field of 57 competitors at the NCGA Championships on March 21-23. For the season, Saucier averaged scores of 8.865 on beam and 8.518 on floor. She recorded a season-high score of 9.200 on beam at the Ithaca Quad on Feb. 16, a season-high score of 9.025 on floor at the Southern Connecticut Tri on Feb. 24 and a season-high score of 8.725 on vault at the West Chester Quad on March 2.  

  

Sophomore Cory Bridges (Foxboro, MA) posted a season-high score of 9.150 on bars at the NCGA Championships on March 21-23 to finish tied for 20th among a field of 57 competitors, missing the cut by just six spots. She recorded a pair of season-highs at the West Chester Quad on March 2 with scores of 9.200 and 9.050 on beam and floor, respectively. Bridges also tallied a season-high score of 9.275 on vault at Springfield on Feb. 18 and a season-high score of 35.700 in the all-around at the ECAC Championships on March 10. For the season, Bridges averaged scores of 9.184 on vault, 8.583 on bars, 8.331 on beam, 8.769 on floor and 34.797 in the all-around.  

  

Sophomore Jamie Krywinski (Toms River, NJ) averaged scores of 6.550 on bars and 8.696 on floor. She posted a season-high score of 8.950 on floor at the ECAC Championships on March 10. Krywinski also tallied a season-high score of 8.150 on vault at the West Chester Quad on March 2 and a season-high score of 6.800 on bars at the Wilson Tri on Feb. 2.  

 

Sophomore Ashley Mertens (Wakefield, RI) recorded a score of 7.200 on beam at the West Chester Quad on March 2.  

 

Sophomore Jessica Mushinsky (Shrewsbury, MA) averaged scores of 8.918 on vault, 7.918 on bars, 8.292 on beam, 8.961 on floor and 34.213 in the all-around. Mushinsky posted season-high scores of 9.250 on vault and 9.325 on floor at Springfield on Feb. 18. She also recorded a season-high score of 9.325 on beam and a total of 35.650 in the all-around at the ECAC Championships on March 10. Mushinsky registered a season-high score of 8.350 on bars at the Ithaca Quad on Feb. 16.  

 

Sophomore Mary Ocel (North Attleboro, MA) averaged scores of 8.969 on vault, 8.453 on bars and 8.306 on beam for the season. She registered a season-high score of 9.250 on vault at Springfield on Feb. 18, a season-high score of 9.000 on bars at the Springfield Tri on Jan. 13 and a season-high score of 8.900 on beam at the ECAC Championships on March 10.  

 

Sophomore Ashley Ravo (Cranston, RI) averaged scores of 7.892 on bars, 6.850 on beam and 8.275 on floor for the season. She recorded a season-high score of 8.600 on floor at the West Chester Quad on March 2, a season-high score of 8.375 on bars at the ECAC Championships on March 10 and a season-high score of 6.850 on beam at the Wilson Tri on Feb. 2.

  

Freshman Emma Hartan (Hebron, CT) averaged scores of 8.800 on vault, 6.950 on bars, 8.031 on beam, 8.421 on floor and 33.575 in the all-around for the season. She compiled a score 33.575 in the all-around at the West Chester Quad on March 2 to go along with a season-high scores of 8.800 on vault and 7.800 on bars. She also posted season-high scores of 8.475 on beam and 8.975 on floor at the Springfield Tri on Jan. 13.

 

Freshman Kayla LaRoche (Millbury, MA) averaged a score of 8.388 on vault for the season. She notched a season-high score of 8.875 on vault at the Brown Quad on Jan. 20, as well as a season-high 7.450 on beam at the West Chester Quad on March 2 and a season-high 6.300 on bars at Southern Connecticut on Jan. 26.  

 

Freshman Cherise Lee (Burlington, NJ) was named the 2013 ECAC Rookie Gymnast of the Year. She averaged a score of 9.111 on vault, with her season-high score of 9.350 coming at the Springfield Tri on Jan. 13. Lee posted a season-high score of 8.675 on floor at the Ithaca Quad on Feb. 16 and averaged a score of 8.415 on floor for the season. She was named the ECAC Rookie Gymnast of the Week once on the year.  

  

Freshman Jessica Piazza (Middletown, RI) posted a score of 5.650 on bars at the West Chester Quad on March 2.  

 

Freshman Kaylee Remillard (Millbury, MA) averaged scores of 7.650 on beam and 8.825 on floor for the season. She registered a season-high score of 7.950 on floor at Southern Connecticut on Jan. 26 and recorded a season-high score of 7.650 on beam at the Springfield Tri on Jan. 13.