Centerville, Mass. — March 16, 2012 — Ian Stratton of the Springfield College men’s gymnastics team, has been named the ECAC-EIGL Rookie Men’s Gymnast of the Week for the week ending March 11.
Stratton is a freshman from Elizabeth City, N.C., majoring in business management.
Stratton earned this award mainly for his efforts versus William & Mary on March 11, a meet in which Springfield College defeated the Tribe, 332.700 to 331.800.
In that meet, he finished first in the parallel bars with a score of 14.000. He also finished tied for fifth in the floor exercise with a similar score of 14.000. In the all-around, he placed second with a score of 79.800.
In addition, Ian finished tied for eighth in the high bar (13.000), ninth in the still rings (13.400), 11th in the pommel horse (12.200), and tied for 11th in the vault (13.200).
It was the first time that Stratton has been so honored.