As a team, SC placed fifth. Penn State, ranked 7th nationally, finished first with a team score of 347.0. In second through sixth were #11-ranked Temple (328.3), #15-ranked Army (320.0), Navy (319.6), Springfield (318.9), and Brockport (263.6).
On Saturday, the individual competition took place, and SC had six place-finishers. The top finisher for the Pride was Rich Ruggiero with a score of 13.25 in the pommel horse. That allowed him to place second in that event.
Also doing well was Ty Evans, who had a score of 15.45 in the vault, good for a third-place finish. Evans also had a 12.7 in the pommel horse, good for a fourth.
Other top scorers from SC included Josh Fox with an eighth-place finish in the floor exercise (12.55). Ryan Ponce finished seventh in the still rings with a 13.25. And Garret DeSantis finished eighth in the horizontal bar at 12.5.
Up next, the men will travel to Navy for the Navy Open on Saturday, Jan. 22 at 3 pm.