FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

January 20, 2018

 

RIC POSTS SEASON-BEST TEAM SCORE ON SENIOR DAY

Providence, R.I.-Junior Kyndel Yett (Carrollton, GA) recorded a pair of top five finishes as the Rhode Island College women’s gymnastics team fell to Springfield, 186.200-177.625, at The Murray Center on Sunday afternoon.

 

THE BASICS

Springfield 186.200, Rhode Island College 177.625

(Rhode Island College 0-2)

(Springfield 1-0)

 

 

 

HOW IT HAPPENED

• The match was the final regular season home contest for seniors Alexandria Otis (Windham, NH), Cyanna Roig (Methuen, MA) and Erin Shea (Braintree, MA).

 

• Roig, seeing action in her first varsity event for the Anchorwomen, competed on the beam (8.350).

 

• Shea notched an eighth place finish on vault (9.275) and was in sixth on floor (9.275).

 

• Yett recorded a fifth place finish on both vault (9.400) and floor (9.300). She also finished in 10th place on bars (8.300).

 

• RIC junior Miranda Murphy (Lansdale, PA) set a career-best in the all-around, placing third (36.375). She finished second on beam (9.275), sixth on bars (8.900) and ninth on both vault (9.125) and floor (9.075).

 

• Freshman Ali Peterman (Seneca Falls, NY) took home fifth place on beam (8.925) for the Anchorwomen.

 

• Freshman Ali Rushlow (Worcester, MA) captured the all-around for Springfield with a 37.750. She finished second on vault (9.600), third on bars (9.075), first on beam (9.500) and was tied for first on floor (9.575).

 

• Junior Jess Clemens (South Setauket, NY) took second in the all-around (37.475) for the Pride. She finished in first on the bars (9.550), tied for fifth on vault (9.400), fourth on beam (9.025) and was third on floor (9.500).

 

• Springfield sophomore Taylor Jackson (Ocean, NJ) took first on vault (9.600), while senior Madi Bowen (Sunderland, MA) finished in first place on floor (9.575) for the Pride.

 

WHAT’S NEXT

• In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will compete at Div. II West Chester on Saturday, Jan. 27 (1 p.m.).

 

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