Springfield, Mass. - March 4, 2018 - Behind impressive performances from sophomore Stephen Lewis (Baltimore, Md.) and junior Jannik Haas (San Jose, Calif.) the Springfield College men's gymnastics team produced a team score of 380.650, but was edged by Navy's 383.250 on Sunday afternoon in Blake Arena.
Lewis won the all-around competition with a score of 77.250, while the sopohomore also won the rings with a mark of 13.350, before taking second on vault with a 14.100. Haas had a dominant final two rotations of the day for the Pride, as he notched a 13.150 on the parellel bars, good for first overall, before finishing third on the horizontal bar with a season-best 13.600.
Starting the meet on floor, Chris Graff (Old Bridge, N.J.) led the Pride with a 13.700, which was also the meet's highest score, while Trevor Lamberton (Willow Spring, N.C.) was next with a 13.500, tying for third in the rotation. Also contributing on floor was Lewis, who posted a score of 13.200, while Matthew Koy (Parlin, N.J.) turned in a 13.050.
Graff was Springfield College's leader on the pommel horse with a score of 12.450, while Lewis was runner up with a 12.250. Nick Cramer (Lincoln, Neb.) and freshman Jack Vollo (Webster, N.Y.) tied on the event with matching scores of 11.600, while Haas rounded out the rotation with a 11.100.
On the rings, Lewis led Springfield College with a 13.350, while Joshua Dieker (Oviedo, Calif.) posted a 12.450, just edging Graff's score of 12.400 in the rotation. On vault, Dieker had the Pride's best showing of the day as the senior notched a 13.900, while classmate Alex Campagnone (Johnston, R.I.) followed closely with a 13.800. Graff also turned in a 13.600, finishing just ahead of Lamberton's 13.550.
Haas was the only one from Springfield College to score over a 13.000 on the parallel bars as he turned in a winning score of 13.150, while on the horizontal bar, Haas also led Springfield College with a 13.600, while Phil Ordonez (Jacksonville, Fla.) produced a 13.000.
Springfield College will return to action on Sunday, March 18 when the Pride will host Army in its last home meet of the 2018 season at 1 p.m.