Annapolis, Md. - January 24, 2015 - Led by Jon Zirna's (East Amherst, N.Y.) school record on the parallel bars, the Springfield College men's gymnastics team placed second at the Navy Open on Saturday afternoon after recording a team score of 410.450.
Zirna put forth another outstanding showing for the Pride as he recorded a winning score 14.65 on the parallel bars, besting the previous school record of 14.55 that was set by Ty Evans in 2010. The junior finished second in the all-around with a 82.70 as was also the runner-up on the pommel horse with a 14.45.
Chris Graff (Old Bridge, N.Y.) led Springfield's scoring on the rings with a 13.85 while Brian Cogan (Fairfax, Va.) led the scoring on the high bars with a 13.85. Cogan was followed by Andy Grabowski (Victor, N.Y.) who received a 13.8.
The Pride will compete in its home opener on February 8 when it holds the New England Invitational Championship in Blake Arena.