Tuesday, February 20, 2024

W&M Men’s Gymnastics Posts Season-High Score at Springfield Dual Meet

(Tribe Athletics)

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — The William & Mary men’s gymnastics team posted its best score of the season but was defeated in a dual meet at Springfield, 397.85-385.05, on Sunday afternoon.

Sam Lee and Ricky Pizem highlighted the Tribe’s individual performances, as both won event titles. Lee posted the top score on vault (14.45), while Pizem earned a winning score on high bar with a career-best 13.5. Lee also tied for second on parallel bars with teammate Jared Noyman, as both gymnasts registered a 13.2 in the event.

Evan Sikra also garnered a top-three finish and placed third on high bar with a career-high 13.2, while Gavin Zborowski competed in all-around for the first time this season and placed second with a 78.85.

Trenton Peazant, Malcolm Baytop and Niko Greenly also helped lead the way, as all three recorded the team’s top scores in various events – Peazant (floor, 13.15 – equaled season high), Baytop (pommel horse, 12.55 – season high) and Greenly (rings, 13.25 – career high).

In addition to earning its top overall total this year, W&M also tallied season highs in four events – floor (63.6), pommel horse (59.65), rings (63.9) and high bar (63.55).

Event Recaps 

Floor – 63.6 (season high)
Trenton Peazant – 13.15 (equaled season high)
Malcolm Baytop – 12.9 (season high)
Garrett Kasiski – 12.8 (season high)
Will Harrington – 12.55 (season high)
Gavin Zborowski – 12.2 

Pommel Horse – 59.65 (season high)
Malcolm Baytop – 12.55 (season high)
Aidan Cuy – 12.4 (season high)
Gavin Zborowski – 12.1 (career high)
Jared Noyman – 11.8
Ricky Pizem – 10.8

Rings – 63.9 (season high)
Niko Greenly – 13.25 (career high)
Evan Wilkins – 12.9 (career high)
Gavin Zborowski – 12.8 (career high)
Alek Kuzmenchuk – 12.55
Aidan Cuy – 12.4

Vault – 70.25
Sam Lee – 14.45 (1st)
Trenton Peazant – 14.2 (career high)
Aidan Cuy – 14.1 (equaled career high)
Mark Fu – 13.9 (season high)
Ricky Pizem – 13.6
Gavin Zborowski – 13.3 

Parallel Bars – 64.1
Sam Lee – 13.2 (T2nd)
Jared Noyman – 13.2 (T2nd)
Alek Kuzmenchuk – 12.8 (season high)
Aidan Cuy – 12.7
Gavin Zborowski – 12.6
Will Harrington – 12.2

High Bar – 63.55
Ricky Pizem – 13.5 (1st, career high)
Evan Sikra – 13.2 (3rd, career high)
Gavin Zborowski – 12.85 (career high)
Aidan Cuy – 12.45 (season high)
Sam Lee – 11.55

All-Around
Gavin Zborowski – 75.85 (2nd, career high)

Next Up

W&M will return to action when it competes in a virtual meet against Cal at Williamsburg Gymnastics next Sunday at 3 p.m.

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