Faustino, Krueger And Stavros Capture ECAC Individual Event Titles
March 27, 2005
Springfield, Mass.- University of Illinois at Chicago senior Neil Faustino and juniors Andrew Krueger and Nick Stavros rounded out the 2005 Eastern College Athletic Conference Championships in style for the Flames on Saturday, as all three captured individual event titles.
Faustino, the nation's fifth-best vaulter and a reigning All-American in the event, successfully defended his ECAC vault crown with a 9.500. The senior also placed third on rings with a 9.300 and fourth on floor with an 8.900.
Krueger captured the floor exercise championship with a 9.025.
Stavros won the pommel horse title with a score of 9.600. The junior also placed fourth on still rings with a 9.250.
Eric Novick followed up his ECAC all-around title showing on Friday with a stellar day throughout the event finals. Novick placed third on pommel with an 8.625, sixth on rings with an 8.9, fifth on parallel bars with an 8.5, and seventh on vault with an 8.9.
Tim Morrison rounded out the day with a sixth-place score of 8.450 on high bar.