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Women's Gymnastics Sets Team Scoring Record In Raymond's Final Home Meet

Springfield, Mass. - March 8, 2015 - In head coach Cheryl Raymond's final home meet, the Springfield College women's gymnastics shattered the team-scoring record in a victory over Rhode Island College on Sunday afternoon in Blake Arena.

The Pride re-established its school record, which it had just set on February 21 at West Chester, as it scored a 188.350, besting Rhode Island College in today's dual meet.  The Anchorwomen finished the afternoon with a 179.300.

Raymond has spent the last 35 years as the not only a professor in the Physical Education department as Springfield, but also as the women's gymnastics coach.  Under her watchful eye, Springfield College women's gymnastics has seen 36 All-Americans pass through the program as well as five national champions, not to mention the hundreds of student-athletes that have been impacted during Raymond's careeer.

Marissa DeAngelo (Brookfield, Conn.) was the top finisher in the all-around as she posted a 37.925 on the afternoon, followed by Abby Clark's (Holderness, N.H.) total of 37.775.

On the vault, Kristin Feliu (Elkridge, Md.) finished first after registering a 9.600, with DeAngelo taking the runner up spot with a mark of 9.575.

Briana Kerr (Bolton, Conn.) had a great showing on the uneven bars with a winning score of 9.650, closely followed by Lauren Pocius (Wallingford, Conn.) score of 9.625.

Clark was dominant on the beam with a 9.600, with DeAngelo taking second with a 9.475.  Additionally, in their final home meet, Clark was victorious on the floor after recording a 9.675, while classmate Pocius took second with a 9.650.

The Pride will look to carry this momentum in the ECAC Division III Championships next Saturday where it hopes to qualify for the NCGA Championships.