April 8, 2010

Kivisto to Compete at NCAA Regionals Saturday

NEW HAVEN, Conn. – Senior captain Brigitte Kivisto travels to Penn State on Saturday to compete in the all-around competition at the NCAA Regional Championship. Kivisto, the ECAC Gymnastics Athlete of the Year, was one of six individuals to receive an at-large bid for the all-around competition at the meet. Additionally, six full teams and one individual specialist for each event qualified for the competition.

Based on her regional qualifying score, Kivisto is currently seeded eighth overall among all-around competitors and second among individual qualifiers. The top two individuals not on qualifying teams qualify for the NCAA Championships, which will be held in Gainesville, Fla., from Apr. 22-24.

Competition begins Saturday at 6:00 p.m. at Penn State’s Recreation Hall.

Live stats are available at http://www.gopsusports.com/livestats/w-gym/20100410.htm.