Tara Feld
Tara Feld
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Buffalo Grove, Ill.
High School: Adlai E. Stevenson

Personal Bests:

Vault: 9.85 (1/30/2010)

Bars: 9.7 (2/6/2010)

Beam: 9.775 (3/8/2012)

Floor: 9.85 (3/13/2010)

All-around: 38.775 (2/4/2012)

2012: Given an Outstanding Contribution Award for her performance ... Competed in the all-around at all but two meets ... Placed first on floor at the opening meet of the season ... Won vault and floor at a dual meet against Penn ... Won the all-around with a career-high 38.775 at the New Hampshire Invitational ... Second on floor and second all-around at the Bulldog Invitational ... Won vault and floor against SCSU ... Placed third on vault and second on beam at the Ivy Classic ... Second on vault, floor and in the all-around and third on beam against George Washington with a career-high 9.775 on beam ... Third all-around against Towson, Penn and George Washington ... Eighth all-around at the ECAC Championships.

2011: Given an Outstanding Contribution Award for her performance in 2011 … Season was cut short by an injury … Placed fourth on floor and second all-around at Springfield … Won floor at Ithaca with a 9.725 … Won vault with a 9.75 and placed third on beam and floor and second all-around at Penn.

2010: Made an immediate impact among arriving at Yale, competing in all four events in every meet during her freshman year and earning the team’s Outstanding Freshman Contribution Award … Twice named ECAC Rookie of the Week, following Yale’s dual meet with Penn and a five-way meet at SCSU … Set a Yale record against Penn on the vault with a 9.85 … Yale’s top performer in the all-around twice during her freshman season, including Yale’s dual with Springfield College, in which she won the all-around.

High School: Feld finished ninth on vault at the 2008 level ten Junior Olympic Nationals … Earned third place on vault and fifth on beam at 2009 level ten regionals … Her team won the Gasparilla Classic and placed second at the Pike's Peak Invitational.

Personal: Majors in biomedical engineering … Why Yale?: “Yale is the perfect blend of academics, athletics and culture. It is a place that truly promotes success in all aspects of life.”