Kivisto Wins Second Straight ECAC Gymnast of the Week Award

Brigitte Kivisto. (photo by Sam Rubin '95, Yale Sports Publicity)

NEW HAVEN, Conn. – Following her performance in Sunday’s win over Springfield and Rhode Island College, senior captain Brigitte Kivisto was named ECAC Gymnast of the Week for the second straight week. This week marks the third time this season and the fourth time of Kivisto's career that she has won the award.

Kivisto, from Boca Raton, Fla., placed first in two events and second in two events on her way to a victory in the all-around competition. Her overall score of 38.975 was a career record, as was her meet-winning 9.825 on the balance beam. She also won the floor exercise with a 9.850. She scored a 9.675 on the vault and a 9.625 on the uneven parallel bars.

Report filed by Trey Chandler '11, Yale Sports Publicity.