Kivisto Captures Third Straight ECAC Gymnast of the Week Honor

Kivisto Captures Third Straight ECAC Gymnast of the Week Honor
Brigitte Kivisto. (photo by Sam Rubin '95, Yale Sports Publicity)

NEW HAVEN, Conn. - Senior captain Brigitte Kivisto has been named ECAC Gymnast of the Week for the third straight week following her performance at Rutgers. Kivisto won the all-around competition with a career-high score of 39.075, pacing the Bulldogs’ to their highest team score in over two years. The meet also marked Kivisto’s fourth all-around competition victory in the last four weeks.

Kivisto tied for first on the floor exercise at Rutgers, tying her career record with a 9.875. She also set a career record on the uneven parallel bars, placing third with a 9.800. She also finished sixth on the balance beam with a 9.675 and ninth on the vault with a 9.725.

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

 

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