Sunday, April 14, 2024

No. 8 Cal Defeats W&M Men’s Gymnastics, 393.15-376.9

(Tribe Athletics)

WILLIAMSBURG — The William & Mary men’s gymnastics team posted its second-best score of the season but was defeated by No. 8 Cal, 393.15-376.9, in a virtual meet at Williamsburg Gymnastics on Sunday afternoon.

W&M was led by a quintet of standouts who posted top-three finishes. Sam Lee led the way by placing second on vault with a 14.45, while Niko Greenly (13.4) and Ricky Pizem (12.75) finished third on rings and high bar, respectively. Greenly’s effort was a career high.

Aidan Cuy and Jared Noyman tied for third on parallel bars with a 13.15, as Cuy’s score represented a season high. Cuy also recorded W&M’s top score in two other events, as he registered season bests on floor (12.65) and pommel horse (12.45).

In addition to earning its second-best score this season, W&M also posted a season high on pommel horse (60.1) and defeated Cal on parallel bars (63.45-62.25).

Event Recaps

Floor – 61.6
Aidan Cuy – 12.65 (season high)
Will Harrington – 12.6 (season high)
Evan Wilkins – 12.5 (career high)
Malcolm Baytop – 12.35
Trenton Peazant – 12.1
Garrett Kasiski – 12.05 

Pommel Horse – 60.1 (season high)
Aidan Cuy – 12.45 (season high)
Jared Noyman – 12.4
Malcolm Baytop – 12.25
Gavin Zborowski – 11.8
Ricky Pizem – 11.2

Rings – 61.65
Niko Greenly – 13.4 (3rd; career high)
Mark Fu – 12.2
Alek Kuzmenchuk – 12.15
Evan Wilkins – 12.0
Aidan Cuy – 11.9

Vault – 69.1
Sam Lee – 14.45 (2nd)
Trenton Peazant – 13.9
Aidan Cuy – 13.85
Ricky Pizem – 13.7
Garrett Kasiski – 13.2 (season high)

Parallel Bars – 63.45
Aidan Cuy – 13.15 (3rd; season high)
Jared Noyman – 13.15 (3rd)
Alek Kuzmenchuk – 12.7
Niko Greenly – 12.4 (career high)
Mark Fu – 12.05

High Bar – 61.0
Ricky Pizem – 12.75 (3rd)
Aidan Cuy – 12.6 (season high)
Gavin Zborowski – 12.6
Evan Sikra – 12.45
Sam Lee – 10.6

All-Around
Aidan Cuy – 76.6 (season high)

Next Up

W&M will return to action when it competes in a tri-meet at Illinois (with Simpson) on March 1.

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