Springfield, Mass. -- February 5, 2012 -- Springfield College junior All-American Brittany Baglow scored a pair of personal bests, but it was the SUNY-Cortland women's gymnastics team that defeated the Pride, 187.525 to 185.350, this afternoon at SC's Blake Arena on this Super Bowl Sunday.
Despite the loss, it was Springfield's top score of the year thus far.
A native of nearby Amherst, Mass., Baglow placed first in the all-around with a score of 37.975. She also took a first in the floor exercise with a score of 9.775. Those two scores were personal bests.
In addition, the ECAC Division III women's gymnast of the week two weeks ago won the balance beam with a score of 9.600.
But it was Cortland that won the meet, slightly edging Springfield in each apparatus. In vault, it was 47.400 to 46.500. In bars, it was 45.475 to 45.325. In beam, it was 46.650 to 45.600. And in floor, it was 48.000 to 47.925.
Senior Marissa Goodstein (Toms River, N.J.) placed first in the vault with a score of 9.775. Cortland went 1-2-3 on that event, with senior Ashley Fleming (Holbrook, N.Y.) taking second at 9.550, and junior Sarah Nadrowski (Buffalo, N.Y.) taking third at 9.475.
In the uneven bars, Cortland's freshman Megan Phelan (River Vale, N.J.) placed first with a tally of 9.350. Springfield freshman Lauren Pocius (Wallingford, Conn.) was next in second at 9.325. Nadrowski was third at 9.300.
In the balance beam, again Baglow placed first at 9.600. There was a tie for second between Springfield freshman Abby Clark (Holderness, N.H.) and Cortland sophomore Courtney Mangini (Dix Hills, N.Y.) at 9.500.
Finally in the floor exercise, Baglow earned the top spot with a 9.775. There was a three-way tie for second at 9.675 among Springfield senior tri-captain Carly Flynn (Franklin, Mass.), and Cortland sophomore Stephanie Sladky (East Islip, N.Y.) and Mangini.
In the all-around, it was Baglow first, with Nadrowski second at 37.875, and Mangini third at 37.000. SC's Pocius was fourth in 35.725.
SC's Clark had a fine meet, producing three personal bests in three events.
Final Team Score
Cortland -- 187.525, Springfield -- 185.350
Marissa Goodstein, Cortland -- 9.775
Ashley Fleming, Cortland -- 9.550
Sarah Nadrowski, Cortland -- 9.475
Brittany Baglow, SC -- 9.450
Abby Clark, SC -- 9.375
Carly Flynn, SC -- 9.350
Uneven Parallel Bars
Megan Phelan, Cortland -- 9.350
Lauren Pocius, SC -- 9.325
Sarah Nadrowski, Cortland -- 9.300
Cady Tinney, Cortland -- 9.275
Rachel Mattison, SC -- 9.175
Brittany Baglow, SC -- 9.150
Brittany Baglow, SC -- 9.600
Abby Clark, SC -- 9.500
Courtney Mangini, Cortland -- 9.500
Saah Nadrowski, Cortland -- 9.475
Ashley Fleming, Cortland -- 9.425
Elise Konikoff, Cortland -- 9.200
Brittany Baglow, SC -- 9.775
Carly Flynn, SC -- 9.675
Stephanie Sladky, Cortland -- 9.675
Courtney Mangini, Cortland -- 9.675
Annemarie Graziosa, SC -- 9.625
Sarah Nadrowski, Cortland -- 9.625
Brittany Baglow, SC -- 37.975
Sarah Nadrowski, Cortland -- 37.875
Courtney Mangini, Cortland -- 37.000
Lauren Pocius, SC -- 35.725