Danbury, Conn. - January 23, 2019 - Springfield College's Stephen Lewis (Baltimore, Md.) was chosen as the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Men's Gymnast of the Week following an impressive showing at the Navy Open last Saturday.
The Computer Graphics and Design major was victorious in the all-around and scored a 77.80 as he helped the Pride to a third-place finish it totaled a team-score of 378.650. His afternoon was highlighted by his performance on the vault as he hit for a 14.300, good enough for runner-up in the event among the 23 competitors. Lewis also registered a 13.650 on the rings, a 13.400 on the floor exercise, a 13.050 on the parallel bars, a 12.700 on the horizontal bar, and a 10.700 on the pommel horse as he finished in the top six of every event except pommel horse.
After winning the honor six times last season, this marks the first recognition in 2019 for Lewis.
Lewis and the Pride will compete for the first time in Blake this Sunday versus Army at 1 pm.