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Gymnastics: NCGA East Regionals

By David F. Pendrys (Eyewitness account augmented by official team releases.) (Official Ursinus Results)

COLLEGEVILLE, PA- In the NCGA East Regional Championships, the Ursinus Bears set a new school record and Division 3 record of 193.550 to win and also advance to NCGA nationals. Brockport’s Golden Eagles were not far behind either putting together a 193.075 and a trip to nationals as well. Cortland’s 191.450 earned them third place and the final team spot in nationals. Springfield placed fourth with a 189.075, Ithaca fifth with 188.075, and RIC, had it’s highest score in ten years, a 180.1.

Cortland’s Amanda Scanlon won the Vault title flying to a school record tying 9.825, edging Ursinus gymnasts Kristina Steffenhagen and Kristin Aichele who both had 9.8s. Elise Konikoff had the third highest score of 9.775. Amanda Carney was Brockport’s best vaulter scoring a 9.7. Marissa DeAngelo led Springfield tallying a 9.625, Brittany Vasile and Rachel Lee of Ithaca topped their team putting up a 9.55. RIC’s Victoria Costello had a team best 9.475.

Stephanie Schuler of Brockport took the Bars win swinging to a 9.775. Vanessa Scalora of Ursinus posted a 9.725 for second. The third highest score of 9.675 was put up by Kaelin Ruoss and Lauren Chavis of UC, Madison O’Braitis of Brockport, and Brianna Kerr of Springfield. Maddy Scozzie led Cortland with a 9.6, Kenda Balcerak had a 9.5 to top Ithaca gymnasts, and Courtney Osborn was first among RIC scoring a 9.075.

Jillian Casarella won the Beam for Ursinus scoring a 9.825 edging Springfield’s Abby Clark and her school record breaking 9.775. Scanlon posted the third highest total of 9.75. Schuler and Jennifer Sklenar had Brockport’s best score of 9.675. Margaret Nieto and Rachel Lee had the same score to lead Ithaca. Osborn paced RIC as well on this event with her 9.125.

On the Floor it was Steffenhagen and her school record breaking 9.875 winning the event with the highest score of the meet. Brockport’s Lily Jagodzinski was right behind with her 9.85, and fellow Golden Eagle Lexi King had a 9.8. Meghan Goyden scored the highest for Cortland flipping to a 9.75. Valerie Cohen’s 9.675 led Ithaca. Clark’s 9.575 was the best Springfield score on the event. Emma Hartan’s 9.125 led Rhode Island College.

Ruoss took the All Around title thanks to a school record breaking 38.675 total score. Pocius was second with a 38.225 (narrowly missing tying the school record) and Scozzie third with a 38.2. Scanlon was fourth tallying a 38.125, Clark fifth with a 38.075, and Marissa DeAngelo had a 37.975.

Steffenhagen was named NCGA East Region Coach of the Year. Ruoss and DeAngelo were both named NCGA East Co-Rookie’s of the Year. Ithaca Coach Rick Suddaby was named NCGA East Region Coach of the Year. Retiring Springfield Coach Cheryl Raymond was honored post meet as well by one of her former students, NCGA head Jennifer Miller-McEachern.

Interviews with the Bears follow:

Ursinus Gymnasts Jillian Casarella, Kristina Steffenhagen & Kaelin Ruoss Interview – Video Dailymotion
Ursinus Gymnasts Interview – Video Dailymotion
Ursinus Coach Jeff Schepers Interview – Video Dailymotion

 

 

Ithaca set a school record on Beam scoring a 48.1. They are also sending Rachel Lee to Nationals as an individual competitor. Ursinus set team records on every event but Floor as the built their new team score.

(Editor’s note: Do not have the full list of NCGA individual competitors at this time.)

Check out the video coverage done for The Gymter.net & DFPSports:
Vanessa Scalora Ursinus Bars NCGA Regionals 2015 – Video Dailymotion
Shelby Scanlon Ithaca Floor NCGA Regionals 2015 – Video Dailymotion
Riley Acton Ursinus Vault NCGA Regionals 2015 – Video Dailymotion
Riley Acton Ursinus Floor NCGA Regionals 2015 – Video Dailymotion
Rachel Lee Ithaca Beam NCGA Regionals 2015 – Video Dailymotion
Stephanie Schuler Brockport Vault NCGA Regionals 2015 – Video Dailymotion
Stephanie Schuler Brockport Beam NCGA Regionals 2015 – Video Dailymotion
Stephanie Schuler Brockport Bars NCGA Regionals 2015 – Video Dailymotion
Monique Brooks Ursinus Floor NCGA Regionals 2015 – Video Dailymotion
Miranda Shaine Brockport Bars NCGA Regionals 2015 – Video Dailymotion
Mina Shernan Ithaca Bars NCGA Regionals 2015 – Video Dailymotion
Meghan Goyden Cortland Vault NCGA Regionals 2015 – Video Dailymotion
Rachel Lee Ithaca Bars NCGA Regionals 2015 Obstructed – Video Dailymotion
Nikki Caradonna Springfield Beam NCGA Regionals 2015 – Video Dailymotion
Nikki Caradonna Springfield Bars NCGA Regionals 2015 – Video Dailymotion
Nicole Zangoglia Cortland Bars NCGA Regionals 2015 – Video Dailymotion
Natalie Manga Brockport Bars NCGA Regionals 2015 – Video Dailymotion
Monique Brooks Ursinus Vault NCGA Regionals 2015 – Video Dailymotion
Megan Goyden Cortland Beam NCGA Regionals 2015 – Video Dailymotion
McKenna Passalacqua Cortland Vault NCGA Regionals 2015 – Video Dailymotion
Marissa DeAngelo Springfield Vault NCGA Regionals 2015 – Video Dailymotion
Marissa DeAngelo Springfield Floor NCGA Regionals 2015 – Video Dailymotion
Marissa DeAngelo Springfield Beam NCGA Regionals 2015 – Video Dailymotion
Meghan Goyden Cortland Floor NCGA Regionals 2015 – Video Dailymotion
Meghan Cobb Cortland Vault NCGA Regionals 2015 – Video Dailymotion
Meghan Cobb Cortland Bars NCGA Regionals 2015 – Video Dailymotion
Megan Harrington Ithaca Floor NCGA Regionals 2015 – Video Dailymotion
Megan Harrington Ithaca Bars NCGA Regionals 2015 – Video Dailymotion
Maddy Scozzie Cortland Bars NCGA Regionals 2015 – Video Dailymotion
Maddie Scozzie Cortland Floor NCGA Regionals 2015 – Video Dailymotion
Lily Jagodzinski Brockport Floor NCGA Regionals 2015 – Video Dailymotion
Lily Jagodzinski Brockport Beam NCGA Regionals 2015 – Video Dailymotion
Lexi King Brockport Vault NCGA Regionals 2015 – Video Dailymotion
Marissa DeAngelo Springfield Bars NCGA Regionals 2015 – Video Dailymotion
Madison O’Braitis Brockport Bars NCGA Regionals 2015 – Video Dailymotion
Madison Bowen Springfield Vault NCGA Regionals 2015 – Video Dailymotion
Maddy Scozzie Cortland Vault NCGA Regionals 2015 – Video Dailymotion
Maddy Scozzie Cortland Beam NCGA Regionals 2015 Obstructed View on Dismount – Video Dailymotion
Kylie Feldman Cortland Floor NCGA Regionals 2015 – Video Dailymotion
Kristina Steffenhagen Ursinus Vault NCGA Regionals 2015 – Video Dailymotion
Kristina Steffenhagen Ursinus Floor NCGA Regionals 2015 – Video Dailymotion
Kristina Steffenhagen Ursinus Beam NCGA Regionals 2015 – Video Dailymotion
Lexi King Brockport Floor NCGA Regionals 2015 – Video Dailymotion
Lauren Pocius Springfield Vault NCGA Regionals 2015 – Video Dailymotion
Lauren Pocius Springfield Floor NCGA Regionals 2015 – Video Dailymotion
Lauren Pocius Springfield Beam NCGA Regionals 2015 – Video Dailymotion
Lauren Pocius Springfield Bars NCGA Regionals 2015 – Video Dailymotion
Lauren Chavis Ursinus Bars NCGA Regionals 2015 – Video Dailymotion
Kelly Nash Ithaca Bars NCGA Regionals 2015 – Video Dailymotion
Kaylee Pacunas Ithaca Bars NCGA Regionals 2015 – Video Dailymotion
Kaelin Ruoss Ursinus Vault NCGA Regionals 2015 – Video Dailymotion
Kaelin Ruoss Ursinus Floor NCGA Regionals 2015 – Video Dailymotion
Kristin Feliu Springfield Vault NCGA Regionals 2015 – Video Dailymotion
Kristin Aichele Ursinus Vault NCGA Regionals 2015 – Video Dailymotion
Kendra Balcerak Ithaca Bars NCGA Regionals 2015 – Video Dailymotion
Kendal Hamer Brockport Beam NCGA Regionals 2015 – Video Dailymotion
Kelsey Stewart Ursinus Floor NCGA Regionals 2015 – Video Dailymotion
Kelsey Jewel Ursinus Floor NCGA Regionals 2015 – Video Dailymotion
Ithaca Vault C NCGA Regionals 2015 – Video Dailymotion
Ithaca Vault B NCGA Regionals 2015 – Video Dailymotion
Ithaca Vault A NCGA Regionals 2015 – Video Dailymotion
Kaelin Ruoss Ursinus Bars NCGA Regionals 2015 – Video Dailymotion
Jillian Casarella Ursinus Beam NCGA Regionals 2015 – Video Dailymotion
Jillian Casarella Ursinus Bars NCGA Regionals 2015 – Video Dailymotion
Jill Daddario Brockport Floor NCGA Regionals 2015 – Video Dailymotion
Jennifer Sklenar Brockport Floor NCGA Regionals 2015 – Video Dailymotion
Jennifer Sklenar Brockport Beam NCGA Regionals 2015 – Video Dailymotion
Caitlin Eisadek Brockport Bars NCGA Regionals 2015 – Video Dailymotion
Brittany Vasile Brockport Floor NCGA Regionals 2015 – Video Dailymotion
Brittany Vasile Brockport Vault NCGA Regionals 2015 – Video Dailymotion
Bridgette Schaal Brockport Vault NCGA Regionals 2015 – Video Dailymotion
Heather Brubaker Ursinus Vault NCGA Regionals 2015 – Video Dailymotion
Haylee Garrick Brockport Vault NCGA Regionals 2015 – Video Dailymotion
Hanna Donnelly Ithaca Floor NCGA Regionals 2015 – Video Dailymotion
Gabby Christ Springfield Vault NCGA Regionals 2015 – Video Dailymotion
Elise Konikoff Cortland Vault NCGA Regionals 2015 – Video Dailymotion
Elise Konikoff Cortland Beam NCGA Regionals 2015 – Video Dailymotion
Amanda Scanlon Cortland Vault NCGA Regionals 2015 – Video Dailymotion
Amanda Scanlon Cortland Floor NCGA Regionals 2015 – Video Dailymotion
Amanda Scanlon Cortland Beam NCGA Regionals 2015 – Video Dailymotion
Brianna Kerr Springfield Beam NCGA Regionals 2015 – Video Dailymotion
Brianna Kerr Springfield Bars NCGA Regionals 2015 – Video Dailymotion
Bri Michaels Cortland Beam NCGA Regionals 2015 – Video Dailymotion
Bri Michaels Cortland Bars NCGA Regionals 2015 – Video Dailymotion
Bailey Gildemeyer Cortland Floor NCGA Regionals 2015 – Video Dailymotion
Ashley Parchinski Springfield Bars NCGA Regionals 2015 – Video Dailymotion
Arianna Turso Cortland Bars NCGA Regionals 2015 – Video Dailymotion
Amanda Carney Brockport Vault NCGA Regionals 2015 – Video Dailymotion
Amanda Carney Brockport Floor NCGA Regionals 2015 – Video Dailymotion
Abby Clark Springfield Vault NCGA Regionals 2015 – Video Dailymotion
Abby Clark Springfield Floor NCGA Regionals 2015 – Video Dailymotion
Abby Clark Springfield Beam NCGA Regionals 2015 – Video Dailymotion
Abby Clark Springfield Bars NCGA Regionals 2015 – Video Dailymotion
Amanda Rota Brockport Beam NCGA Regionals 2015 – Video Dailymotion
Amanda Rota Brockport Bars NCGA Regionals 2015 – Video Dailymotion
Amanda Palladino Ursinus Beam NCGA Regionals 2015 – Video Dailymotion
Amanda Palladino Ursinus Bars NCGA Regionals 2015 – Video Dailymotion

 

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