FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

March 19, 2016

 

RIC CAPTAINS NAMED NCGA
ACADEMIC ALL-AMERICANS

Providence, R.I.-Rhode Island Island College senior captains Cherise Lee (Burlington, NJ), Emma Hartan (Hebron, CT) and Kayla LaRoche (Millbury, MA) were named National Collegiate Gymnastics Association (NCGA) Academic All-Americans for their performance in the classroom during the 2015-16 season.

 

 

 Senior Cherise Lee

 

Lee, a psychology major, was injured early in the season and will be returning for her final season of eligibility next winter.

 

 

 Senior Kayla LaRoche

 

LaRoche, who was also injured this season, is a justice studies major.

 

 

 Senior Emma Hartan

 

Hartan was one of the team's top performers on vault, beam and floor and is a health sciences major.

 

Head Coach Bob Nannig's team closed out the 2016 season with a sixth place finish at the NCGA East Regional on March 6. The Anchorwomen (1-5) posted a team score of 181.075, which was the highest point total for the program in 11 years.

 

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