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Carr Named ECAC Men's Gymnastics Rookie of the Week

Desmond Carr Centerville, Mass. - February 28, 2014 - Springfield College first-year Desmond Carr (Hickory, N.C.) was named the men's gymnastics Rookie of the Week by the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) on Friday.

Carr helped the Springfield College men's gymnastics team capture the 2014 New England Invitational Championship on Sunday in Blake Arena. Springfield registered 402.350 points, outlasting teams from MIT, Brockport State College, University of Vermont and Boston University to find themselves at the top of the podium come days end.

Carr, a first-year all-around gymnast posted a score of 14.7 on the vault to earn first place in the event.

Up next for the Pride will be a trip to West Point, N.Y. on Sunday, March 2 to take on Army, only to return home on March 15 to host Navy. Both meets start a 1:00 p.m.

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