Danbury, Conn. - February 28, 2017 - Springfield College's Stephen Lewis (Baltimore, Md.) has been recognized for his standout performance this past weekend, as the first year was named the Eastern Collegiate Athletic Association (ECAC) Men's Gymnastics Rookie of the Week, announced on Tuesday.
This marks the third time this season that Lewis has been selected as the ECAC's top freshman, as he helped lead the Pride to a third-place finish at Army this past weekend.
Lewis posted a winning score of 77.850 in the all-around competition, outlasting competitors from Army and William and Mary. Lewis' efforts were highlighted by a career-best 13.850 in the floor exercise, where he finished third overall, and a 12.850 on the rings, where he took second in the meet.
The Pride will resume action on Sunday, March 5, when it will host Army and Navy in Blake Arena at 1 p.m.