SUNY Cortland’s Amber French took first place in the vault and tied for first on the floor exercise as the Red Dragons squeaked by Springfield College 186.525 to 185.575. The team score for the Pride marks their highest total of the season.
Senior Alice Efland (Auburn, Maine) of Springfield College had two personal bests with a fifth place score of 9.525 on the floor exercise and a fourth place score of 9.300 on the uneven parallel bars. Also setting a personal best on the floor was sophomore Alexandra Ploenes (Medina, Ohio) who tied for first with a score of 9.700.
With more personal bests on the floor exercise were sophomore Kayleigh Davis (Whitefield, N.H.) sophomore Jeanna Bradle (New Milford, CT) and junior Jackie Mazzola (Framingham, MA).
Along with Efland on the parallel bars with personal bests were junior Jenna Williams (Townsend, MA) who finished second with a 9.450, freshman Ashley Moreck (Berlin, Md.) and senior Amberlynn Gifford (Manchester, N.H.).
Freshman Christina Pagella (Westfield, MA) was outstanding on the balance beam with a score of 9.500 which beat her previous best mark by a half point.
Next week the Women’s Gymnastics team will be back in action as they host MIT in a dual meet on Sunday, February 24th at 1 p.m. in Blake Arena.
SUNY-Cortland 186.525, Springfield College 185.575
1) Amber French, (Cortland) 9.525
2) Jenn Najuch, (Cortland) 9.450
3) Jeanna Bradle, (SC) 9.425
T4) Brittany Davis, (SC) 9.375
T4) Kelly Villa, (Cortland) 9.375
6) Chriatine McAulay, (SC) 9.275
Uneven Parallel Bars –
1) Christine Haungs, (Cortland) 9.650
2) Jenna Williams, (SC) 9.450
3) Jeanna Bradle, (SC) 9.325
T4) Alice Efland, (SC) 9.300
T4) Ashley Moreck, (SC) 9.300
T4) Kasey Cutler, (Cortland) 9.300
Balance Beam –
1) Christine Haungs, (Cortland) 9.675
2) Christina Pagella, (SC) 9.500
3) Brittany Davis, (SC) 9.300
4) Jenn Najuch, (Cortland) 9.175
5) Kasey Cutler, (Cortland) 9.150
6) Alyssa Neely, (Cortland) 9.100
Floor Exercise –
T1) Alexandra Ploenes, (SC) 9.700
T1) Amber French, (Cortland) 9.700
3) Kayleigh Davis, (SC) 9.600
4) Jenn Najuch, (Cortland) 9.550
T5) Alice Efland, (SC) 9.525
T5) Lauren Pytel, (Cortland) 9.525
1) Alexandra Ploenes, (SC) 36.750