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No. 12 Tribe Men's Gymnastics Defeats Navy on Senior Night
Updated: Wednesday 03/16/2013 (ET)
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WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (March 16, 2013) - The No. 12 William and Mary men's gymnastics team wrapped up its regular-season slate by defeating Navy, 417.050 - 401.650, on Senior Night at Kaplan Arena on Saturday evening.

En route to earning its fourth consecutive dual meet victory, W&M recorded its third-best score of the season. Additionally, it posted a season-high on vault (72.9).

Individually, junior Daniel Potemski claimed event titles on pommel horse, parallel bars and high bar, while he also won all-around with a career-high 85.65. Freshman Neal Courter also claimed event titles on floor and vault, while junior Landon Funiciello won rings and tied for first on parallel bars with Potemski.

W&M opened the meet on floor and was led by Courter's winning score of 14.6. Funiciello (14.45) and Potemski (14.1) both posted season highs en route to helping the team record a 69.9.

Tribe gymnasts earned the top three scores on pommel horse, as Potemski (14.5), freshman Keaton Ackerman (14.0) and sophomore Jason Wang (13.9) led the way and helped the squad total a 69.5.

Funiciello placed first on rings with a 15.0, while sophomore J.J. Jindra finished third with a season-high 14.2. As a team, W&M tallied a 70.1 in the event.

The Green and Gold registered a season-high 72.9 vault and was led by Courter's winning score of 15.0, which nearly tied the school record. Funiciello (14.8) and Potemski (14.7) placed second and third, respectively, in the event. Potemski's mark represented a season best.

In the fifth rotation of the evening, W&M posted a 68.85 on parallel bars. Potemski and Funiciello tied for the top score with a 14.3, while Jindra placed third with a 13.75. Potemski's performance was his best of the season in the event.

Potemski garnered his third event title of the evening on high bar with a 14.050 and helped the team record a 65.8.

While Potemski posted the top all-around score, Ackerman placed second with an 80.8.

The Tribe will return to action in two weeks when it hosts the USA Gymnastics Collegiate Championship on March 29-30 at Kaplan Arena.

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