Grippo helps Elms College to second place finish at GNACs

Dec. 11, 2013
BOSTON – James Grippo of Longmeadow placed second in the 200-yard butterfly with a time of 2:17.62 as the Elms College men’s swim team totaled 221 points and finished second overall following day two action of the 2013 Great Northeast Athletic Conference Championship hosted by Simmons College on Dec. 8. Grippo added a fifth place finish in the 1000-yard freestyle (11:14.74).

Normoyle helps Pride to second place finish in Ithaca

ITHACA, N.Y. – Michael Normoyle of Springfield, Mass., was Springfield College’s top swimmer at the Ithaca Invitational, placing sixth in the 200-yard breaststroke (2:10.08) as the Pride finished fifth out of 11 teams in the three-day event that concluded on Dec. 8.

Skiffington’s double-doubles boost Bay Path to victories

CHICOPEE – Kayla Skiffington of East Longmeadow topped all players with a double-double, scoring 18 and pulling down 10 rebounds as the Bay Path College women’s basketball team defeated Daniel Webster College 55-53 on Dec. 8.

Teammate Justine Hook knocked down a three-pointer with 56 seconds left in the game for the winning margin.

Skiffington also posted a double-double with game-highs of 22 points and 11 rebounds to lead Bay Path over host Wheelock College 61-56 on Dec. 6.

Ferrentino leads AIC to easy win over Southern Connecticut

SPRINGFIELD – Krista Ferrentino of East Longmeadow tallied a double-double, notching a team-high 24 points and 11 rebounds as the American International College women’s basketball team took control early and never let up, downing Southern Connecticut 89-65 on Dec. 7.

Morse helps relay to win at Springfield College quad meet

SPRINGFIELD – Colin Morse of Wilbraham was part of a first place winning 4 x 800 relay squad (8:28.23) as the Westfield State University men’s track and field team opened the 2013-14 indoor season by finishing second in the Springfield College Quad meet on Dec. 7.

Springfield College placed first with 176 points followed by Westfield (135).

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