Three Mids Earn All-ECAC Honors
April 6, 2013
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. - Chris Junghans, Joshua Steves and Thomas Goodell all placed in the top six of their respective event finals on Saturday at the ECAC Championships, earning all-conference honors. The trio qualified for Saturday's individual finals by placing in the top-10 at Friday's ECAC Team Championship competition on the campus of Springfield College.
Junghans picked up All-ECAC honors in a pair of events. The junior finished sixth on the pommel horse with a score of 13.55 and then tied for fifth on the horizontal bar with Army's Michael York as both posted a score of 13.4. He joins Andrew Fualk as the last Mid to earn All-ECAC accolades in multiple events.
Steves had the highest finish of the day of any Midshipman as he placed second in the vault with a career-high score of 14.7 to earn All-ECAC honors. Neal Courter of William & Mary won the event with a score of 15.15.
Goodell posted a score of 13.55 on the horizontal bar to take third place. He finished just ahead of William & Mary's Daniel Potemski, who took fourth with a score of 13.45.
Goodell (13.85) and Junghans (13.4) also competed on the rings, placing ninth and 10th, respectively.
Navy will find out this week what gymnasts will be selected to compete in the NCAA Qualifying Meet on April 18 at Penn State University in University Park, Pa.