February 14, 2016


RIC SWEEPS VAULT IN, 184.250-177.900,

Providence, R.I.-- Rhode Island College freshman Kyndel Yett (Carrollton, GA) took the vault title with a 9.425 to lead the Rhode Island College womenís gymnastics team to a season-high team score as they fell to National Collegiate Gymnastics Association (NCGA) foe Springfield, 184.250-177.900, at The Murray Center on Sunday afternoon.


It was the home opener for the Anchorwomen (0-5) and the second time this season the Pride (2-2) have topped RIC.


The Anchorwomen claimed the top three spots on vault, with Yett finishing first, sophomore Erin Shea (Braintree, MA) placing second (9.400) and senior Emma Hartan (Hebron, CT) finishing in a tie for third with Springfield junior Marissa DeAngelo (Brookfield, CT) with a 9.375.


Sophomore Brianna Kerr (Bolton, CT) finished first on bars (9.450) with DeAngelo taking second (9.250) and sophomore Ashley Parchinski (Chester, NY) ranking third on the event with a 9.050. RIC sophomore Courtney Osborn (Pomfret, CT) scored the highest for the Anchorwomen with an 8.950 on the event.



 Freshman Kyndel Yett


Freshman Jessica Clemens (South Setauket, NY) finished first on beam (9.475), DeAngelo finished second (9.450) and sophomore Lauren White (Littleton, MA) finished third (9.400). Osborn also notched the high beam score of the day for RIC with a 9.225.


Junior Nicole Silva (Barrington, RI) finished first on floor (9.550), DeAngelo finished second (9.525) and junior Jenna Croteau (North Kingstown, RI) placed third with a 9.450. Sophomore Alexandria Otis (Windham, NH) was the highest RIC finisher with a 9.200.


DeAngelo won the all-around with a 37.600 with Osborn finishing second with a 36.525.


In upcoming action, the Anchorwomen will host Ithaca on Sunday, Feb. 21 (1 p.m.).