Brown 48th At NCAA Championships
2003 NCAA Men's Gymnastics Championships
, April 16, 2003-- Springfield College freshman Ted Brown (Westfield, N.J.)
finished 48th on the pommel horse at the NCAA Men's Gymnastics Championships held at the Liacouras Center on the campus of Temple University.
Brown, who earned ECAC Rookie-of-the-Year honors this season, advanced to the second round in the event after finishing 10th (9.100) in Friday's preliminaries. He scored 7.400 in the event on Saturday. The top eight finishers and one alternate advanced to Sunday's event final.
Brown was one of eight SC gymnasts to compete in the championship. In Friday's preliminaries, junior Tim Goetz (South Plainfield, N.J.)
finished ninth in the all-around (50.100) and 13th on the rings (9.100), and junior Mike Smith (Salt Lake City, Utah)
placed 12th in the all-around prelims (47.800). Other SC qualifiers were freshman Shawn Fournier (Lewiston, Maine)
, senior Mathieu Perry (Agawam, Mass.)
, sophomore Nelson Jiminez (Salem, N.H.)
, senior Dave Potucek (Shelton, Conn.)
, and sophomore James Nixon (Somerset, N.J.)