Men's Gymnastics Sweeps MIT and Vermont
, Feb. 6, 2005 – Led by senior All-American Nelson Jimenez (Salem, N.H.)
, the Springfield College men’s gymnastics team defeated University of Vermont and MIT today in its home opener in Blake Arena.
The Pride took first place with a solid score of 195.275. Vermont, which is a club team, was second (173.525) and M.I.T. was third (172.450).
Jimenez won three events. He placed first in the all-around competition with a score of 48.600, the rings (9.00) and high bar (8.250). Junior All-American Aric Hines (Greensboro, N.C.)
won the parallel bars with a score of 8.350.
The Pride will head to Cambridge, Mass., to face M.I.T. again next Saturday, Feb. 12. SC is back in Blake to play host to Division I Temple on Sunday, Feb. 20.