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Gymnastics: Yale, SC, RIC at SCSU

By David F. Pendrys (Full Results from SCSU)

NEW HAVEN, CT- In a quad meet that brought in teams from all 3 divisions, the Yale Bulldogs took the highest score of 192.450, the host Southern Connecticut State Owls took a 188.050, The Springfield College Pride posted a 185.1, and the Rhode Island College Anchorwomen had a 179.350.

Southern’s Tiffany Elliot won the Vault with her 9.65 just ahead of Yale’s Megan Ryan and her 9.625. Jade Buford of the Bulldogs scored a 9.6. Alexandra Avendano of SCSU flew to a 9.575 and Roxanne Trachtenberg and Rebecca Chong of Yale had 9.55s and 9.525s respectively. Heather Gomes and Marissa DeAngelo led SC with 9.425s. Kyndell Yett had the best RIC score of 9.4 on the day.

On the Bars, Trachtenberg scored a 9.775 as Yale swept the first top 3 places as Tatiana Winkelman swung to a 9.75, and Anella Anderson and Ryan had 9.7s. Jessica Clemens was the highest scorer on SC as she and Buford scored 9.625s. Kasey Kilmurray led SCSU with her 9.475 and Allie DiBiase had the top RIC tally of 8.725.

All the team found the Beam to be treacherous though Kathleen Aberger of SCSU, Yale’s Emma Firmstone, and DeAngelo braved it for 9.625s each. Kacie Traina of the Bulldogs posted a 9.6 and Anderson had a 9.525. Violet Pinola led RIC with her 9.375.

On the Floor Exercise, Buford hit a 9.9 to take first decisively. Avendano continued her FX success with a 9.825 as did Firmstone. Abigail Bensley scored a 9.725 for SCSU, Anderson had a 9.7 and Chong flipped to a 9.675.

The scores kept piling up as Elliot scored a 9.65, her teammate Keylea Brothers scored a 9.625 as did SC’s Nicole Silva. Aberger put up a 9.6, and Yale’s Kiarra Alleyne landed a 9.575 just ahead of her teammate Sloane Smith’s 9.5. DiBiase led RIC by acquiring a 9.425.

In the All Around, Buford won with her 38.375 total. DeAngelo was second with a 37.725 and DiBiase posted a 36.1 for third.

It was senior night at SCSU and Seniors Rotem Porat and Abigail Bensley were honored for their careers at Southern. Each has been a key part of the Southern lineup.

Porat, Bensley and Elliot spoke after the meet:

SCSU’s Rotem Porat, Abigail Bensley, and Tiffany Elliot 2-17-17 – Video Dailymotion

Coach Jerry Nelson also gave comments about the team’s progress:

SCSU’s Jerry Nelson 2-17-17 – Video Dailymotion

A playlist of videos of Yale, SCSU and SC routines from the meet (not including ones with falls and a few were missed with tech difficulties) are available below.
Taylor Jackson Springfield Vault 2-17-17 – Video Dailymotion
Victoria Gendreau Springfield Floor 2-17-17 – Video Dailymotion
Tiffany Elliot SCSU Vault 2-17-17 – Video Dailymotion
Tiffany Elliot SCSU Floor 2-17-17 – Video Dailymotion
Tiffany Coleman SCSU Vault 2-17-17 – Video Dailymotion
Roxanne Trachtenberg Yale Vault 2-17-17 – Video Dailymotion
Roxanne Trachtenberg Yale Bars 2-17-17 – Video Dailymotion
Rotem Porat SCSU Bars 2-17-17 – Video Dailymotion
Rebecca Chong Yale Vault 2-17-17 – Video Dailymotion
Taylor Jackson Springfield Bars 2-17-17 – Video Dailymotion
Tatiana Winkelman Yale Bars 2-17-17 – Video Dailymotion
Sloane Smith Yale Vault 2-17-17 – Video Dailymotion
Sloane Smith Yale Floor 2-17-17 – Video Dailymotion
Marissa DeAngelo Springfield Vault 2-17-17 – Video Dailymotion
Marissa DeAngelo Springfield Floor 2-17-17 – Video Dailymotion
Marissa DeAngelo Springfield Beam 2-17-17 – Video Dailymotion
Marissa DeAngelo Springfield Bars 2-17-17 – Video Dailymotion
Madi Bowen Springfield Floor 2-17-17 – Video Dailymotion
Rebecca Chong Yale Floor 2-17-17 – Video Dailymotion
Nicole Silva Springfield Vault 2-17-17 – Video Dailymotion
Nicole Silva Springfield Floor 2-17-17 – Video Dailymotion
Megan Ryan Yale Vault 2-17-17 – Video Dailymotion
Megan Ryan Yale Bars 2-17-17 – Video Dailymotion
Kathleen Aberger SCSU Beam 2-17-17 – Video Dailymotion
Kathleen Aberger SCSU Bars 2-17-17 – Video Dailymotion
Kasey Kilmurray SCSU Bars 2-17-17 – Video Dailymotion
Kacie Traina Yale Beam 2-17-17 – Video Dailymotion
Jessica Clemens Springfield Vault 2-17-17 – Video Dailymotion
Kylyn Dawkins SCSU Vault 2-17-17 – Video Dailymotion
Kylyn Dawkins SCSU Floor 2-17-17 – Video Dailymotion
Kiarra Alleyne Yale Floor 2-17-17 – Video Dailymotion
Keylea Brothers SCSU Floor 2-17-17 – Video Dailymotion
Kathleen Aberger SCSU Floor 2-17-17 – Video Dailymotion
Isabella Antonangeli SCSU Floor 2-17-17 – Video Dailymotion
Isabella Antonangeli SCSU Bars 2-17-17 – Video Dailymotion
Exhibition Anna Jennings Yale Vault 2-17-17 – Video Dailymotion
Emma Firmstone Yale Vault 2-17-17 – Video Dailymotion
Emma Firmstone Yale Floor 2-17-17 – Video Dailymotion
Jessica Clemens Springfield Beam 2-17-17 – Video Dailymotion
Jessica Clemens Springfield Bars 2-17-17 – Video Dailymotion
Jade Buford Yale Vault 2-17-17 – Video Dailymotion
Jade Buford Yale Floor 2-17-17 – Video Dailymotion
Jade Buford Yale Bars 2-17-17 – Video Dailymotion
Emma Firmstone Yale Beam 2-17-17 – Video Dailymotion
Heather Gomes Springfield Vault 2-17-17 – Video Dailymotion
Haylee Courson SCSU Floor 2-17-17 – Video Dailymotion
Exhibition-Anna Jennings Yale Floor 2-17-17 – Video Dailymotion
Exhibition Springfield Beam 2-17-17 – Video Dailymotion
Exhibition Kylyn Dawkins SCSU Bars 2-17-17 – Video Dailymotion
Exhibition Kacie Traina Yale Bars 2-17-17 – Video Dailymotion
Alexandra Avendano SCSU Vault 2-17-17 – Video Dailymotion
Alexandra Avendano SCSU Floor 2-17-17 – Video Dailymotion
Abigail Bensley SCSU Floor 2-17-17 – Video Dailymotion
Abigail Bensley SCSU Bars 2-17-17 – Video Dailymotion
Corri Greis Springfield Bars 2-17-17 – Video Dailymotion
Ashley Parchinski Springfield Bars 2-17-17 – Video Dailymotion
Anella Anderson Yale Floor 2-17-17 – Video Dailymotion
Anella Anderson Yale Beam 2-17-17 – Video Dailymotion
Anella Anderson Yale Bars 2-17-17 – Video Dailymotion
Alexandra Lesperance SCSU Vault 2-17-17 – Video Dailymotion
Rotem Porat SCSU Beam 2-4-17 – Video Dailymotion
Tiffany Elliot SCSU Vault 2-4-17 – Video Dailymotion

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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