Yabut Named Gymnastics CaptainAt the team’s recent banquet, the Yale gymnastics team announced that Mia Yabut has been named captain for the 2011-2012 season. Yabut, from Nashville, Tenn., attended St. Cecilia Academy and competed for Tri-Star Gymnastics.
Yale Concludes Season at ECAC'sWith a score of 186.225, the Yale gymnastics team concluded its season with a seventh-place at the ECAC Championship, hosted by Brown. Cornell won the competition with a score of 191.675, avenging a loss to Penn at the Ivy Classic earlier in the year. Penn finished second with a score of 191.175. Towson, which had won six straight ECAC Championships entering the meet, finished third.
Gymnasts Prepare for ECAC ChampionshipThe Yale women’s gymnastics team will travel to Providence, R.I., on Saturday for the ECAC Championship, the team’s final meet of the season. The Bulldogs fell to ECAC rival Towson last weekend with a score of 183.600, their lowest score since January. At ECAC’s, Yale looks to rebound from last Saturday’s performance and build on its sixth-place finish in last year’s conference championship meet.
Gymnasts Fall to Towson, RutgersIn its only night meet of the year, Yale fell to both Rutgers and host Towson, scoring a 183.600. The Tigers won the meet with a 193.400, while the Scarlet Knights finished second with a 190.350.
Towson Hosts Gymnasts in Night MeetThe Yale gymnastics team, after falling to Rutgers last week, will see the Scarlet Knights again on Friday night in a three-way meet hosted by Towson. The meet will be the Bulldogs’ final preparation before next weekend’s ECAC Championships.
Bulldogs Fourth at RutgersThe Yale women’s gymnastics team finished fourth at Rutgers this afternoon with a score of 186.000, improving over last week’s performance at the Ivy Classic. The host Scarlet Knights won with a score of 194.350, followed by Cornell and Southern Connecticut State. West Chester finished fifth.
Gymnasts to Rutgers for Five-way MeetAfter a fourth-place finish at the Ivy Classic last weekend in Philadelphia, the Yale gymnastics team resumes regular-season competition on Saturday with a trip to Rutgers, where the Bulldogs will see a set of mostly familiar faces. Yale has already competed against Rutgers, Southern Connecticut State, and Cornell earlier this year. Division-II West Chester will also be competing.
Yabut Wins ECAC AwardsMia Yabut, a junior from Nashville, Tenn., was honored with the ECAC's weekly Coaches' Choice Award following her performance on Sunday at the Ivy Classic, where she earned a 9.225 on the uneven parallel bars.
Gymnastics Fourth at Ivy ClassicOne week after its best performance of the season, the Yale gymnastics team was unable to build upon its recent momentum at the Ivy Classic at the Palestra. The Bulldogs finished fourth with a score of 185.550. The home Quakers won with a score of 191.950, with Cornell and Brown finishing second and third.
Yale Prepares for Ivy ClassicAfter defeating Southern Connecticut State 187.450-185.850 in its final home meet of the year, the Yale gymnastics team travels to Philadelphia on Sunday for the Ivy Classic, where it will be joined by fellow Ivy League squads from Penn, Brown, and Cornell. The Bulldogs will be looking to avenge a fourth-place finish at last year’s Ivy Classic, which was won by Cornell.
Yale Finishes Strong to Defeat SCSULeading by only four-tenths of a point going into the final event, the Yale gymnastics team used an extremely strong floor rotation to hold off Southern Connecticut State by a score of 187.450-185.850. The Bulldogs saw multiple career-high individual scores on the way to a season-best team total, most notably by senior captain Sherry Yang begin_of_the_skype_highlighting end_of_the_skype_highlighting, who posted career records on both the vault and the floor exercise in her last home competition. Yang, Yale’s only senior, was honored after the meet during the Bulldogs’ Senior Day festivities.
Yale Hosts SCSU on Senior DayYale will be looking to build on a second-place finish at last week’s Bulldog Invitational on Saturday as cross-town rival Southern Connecticut State travels to Yale for the Bulldogs’ last home competition of the year.
Yale Second at Bulldog InvitationalThe Yale gymnastics team finished second of three teams at Saturday’s Bulldog Invitational, scoring a 184.350 overall. Temple won the meet with a 191.600, while Springfield College scored a 178.950. The Bulldogs nearly produced their best score of the season despite competing without Tara Feld, who missed the meet due to injury. Feld, who normally competes at least three events for Yale was replaced by Lindsay Andsager and Ashley O’Connor.
Yale to Host Bulldog InvitationalTemple and Springfield College travel to New Haven on Saturday to face a trending Yale squad at the Bulldog Invitational. Yale, which has improved its overall team score at every meet this season, is coming off a second-place finish on Sunday against Rutgers and Ithaca, scoring a season-high 184.975.
Bulldogs Finish Second at HomeIn its first home meet of the season, the Yale gymnastics team fell to Rutgers but avenged an early season loss to Ithaca College, scoring a season-high total of 184.975. The Scarlet Knights won with a score of 190.575, while the Bombers scored a 177.925.
Yale to Host Rutgers, IthacaAfter three straight away meets to begin the season, the Yale gymnastics team finally returns to New Haven for a tri-meet with Rutgers and Ithaca, marking the start of a three-week home stand for the Bulldogs.
Bulldogs Fall to Penn in Ivy OpenerIn the Ivy League opener for both teams, Penn defeated Yale 187.200-181.000 this afternoon in Philadelphia. Tara Feld was the top performer for the Bulldogs, finishing second in the all-around competition with a score of 37.800 and winning the vault.
Gymnasts Open Ivy Season with PennAfter a third-place finish at Ithaca College, the Yale gymnastics team heads to Philadelphia on Saturday for a dual meet with Penn. The meet will be the Ivy League opener for both teams.
Yale Finishes Third at IthacaAfter a season-opening victory against Springfield College last weekend, Yale placed third in a quad meet hosted by Ithaca College with a score or 179.500. Ithaca won the competition with a score of 184.750, defeating Brockport by six-tenths of a point. Rhode Island College placed fourth with a score of 155.575.
Bulldogs to Compete Saturday in Quad MeetAfter a season-opening win against Springfield College, the Yale gymnastics team travels to Ithaca, N.Y., for a four-way meet with Ithaca College, Rhode Island College, and Brockport. Against Springfield, the Bulldogs rode a series of strong floor exercises to a 175.875-171.150 victory, as Stephanie Goldstein won the all-around competition.
Gymnasts top Springfield to Start SeasonThe Yale gymnastics season opened the season with a 175.875-171.150 win over Springfield College, as Stephanie Goldstein won the all-around competition with a score of 35.350. The meet marked the first competition for Yale’s four freshmen, Maren Hopkins, Ashley O’Connor, Nicole Tay, and Tabitha Tay. Captain Sherry Yang begin_of_the_skype_highlighting end_of_the_skype_highlighting was pleased with the result.
Gymnasts Travel to SpringfieldThe Yale gymnastics team opens its season Sunday at 1:00 p.m. with an away dual meet against Springfield College. Traditionally one of the top teams in Division III, the Pride, which finished last season ranked third nationally among Division III teams, will also open its season on Sunday. Yale and Springfield met once last year, with Yale winning 188.925-183.000 at the New Haven dual meet. Then-freshman Tara Feld took the all-around competition as Yale gymnasts won every event.
Gymnasts Prepare to Open SeasonAs it awaits the beginning of the 2011 season, the Yale gymnastics team looks to build on a successful season which included regular season wins over two of three Ivy League opponents and a long list of individual accolades. Despite losing two talented seniors, 2011 ECAC Gymnast of the Year Brigitte Kivisto ‘10 and two-time ECAC balance beam champion Allison Mak ‘10, the Bulldogs will approach their season with improvement in mind.
Gymnasts Win Academic HonorsFive Yale gymnasts have been honored by the National Association of Collegiate Gymnastics Coaches as Academic All-Americans. To be honored, gymnasts must have a GPA of 3.5 or above. Additionally, the team ranked 14th nationally and first among Ivy League programs with an average 3.440 GPA.