Wednesday, July 24, 2024

W&M Men’s Gymnastics Earns Season High at Army Tri-Meet

(Tribe Athletics)

WEST POINT, N.Y. — The William & Mary men’s gymnastics team earned its best score of the season and placed third at a tri-meet hosted Army on Saturday afternoon.

Army claimed the team title with a 393.400 and was followed by Springfield (393.35) and W&M (387.25).

A trio of Tribe standouts claimed individual titles, as Garrett Kasiski won floor (14.3, career high), Niko Greenly won rings (13.25) and Sam Lee won vault (14.55). In addition to being a career high for Kasiski, his impressive score ranks seventh in school history.

Ricky Pizem also posted a top-three finish and placed second on high bar with a 13.25.

In addition to recording its best overall score this season, W&M posted the meet’s top mark on floor with a season-best (67.95) and matched its best score of the year on high bar (63.55).

Event Recaps

Floor – 67.95 (season high)
Garrett Kasiski – 14.3 (1st; career high; 7th in school history)
Will Harrington – 13.65 (season high)
Evan Wilkins – 13.45 (career high)
Malcolm Baytop – 13.3 (season high)
Trenton Peazant – 13.25 (season high) 

Pommel Horse – 58.55
Ricky Pizem – 12.6 (career high)
Alek Kuzmenchuk – 11.8 (career high)
Aidan Cuy – 11.65
Malcolm Baytop – 11.6
Jared Noyman – 10.9

Rings – 63.0
Niko Greenly – 13.25 (1st)
Garrett Kasiski – 12.6 (season high)
Evan Wilkins – 12.6
Alek Kuzmenchuk – 12.5
Aidan Cuy – 12.05

Vault – 69.9
Sam Lee – 14.55 (1st)
Ricky Pizem – 14.15 (equaled career high)
Trenton Peazant – 14.1
Aidan Cuy – 13.7
Garrett Kasiski – 13.4 (season high) 

Parallel Bars – 64.3
Sam Lee – 13.25
Alek Kuzmenchuk – 13.1
Aidan Cuy – 13.0
Zachary Patrick – 12.7
Mark Fu – 12.5

High Bar – 63.55 (equaled season high)
Ricky Pizem – 13.25 (2nd)
Sam Lee – 12.8 (season high)
Evan Sikra – 12.8
Evan Wilkins – 12.55 (career high)
Aidan Cuy – 12.15

Next Up
W&M will return to action when it hosts Navy for Senior Day at Kaplan Arena next Saturday at 2 p.m.

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