Traina Named ECAC Rookie of the Week for Third Straight Week

Traina Named ECAC Rookie of the Week for Third Straight Week Buy Now
(photo by Don Clark, Yale Sports Publicity)

NEW HAVEN, Conn. - For the third straight week, freshman Morgan Traina was named the ECAC Division I Rookie of the Week. Traina received the honor following a standout performance against SCSU over the weekend. Traina set career-high scores on beam, floor and in the all-around at the dual home meet. In addition, all four of her scores counted toward Yale's season-high team total of 190.85.

Traina scored a 9.475 on vault with a tucked full-twisting yurchenko to place fourth. On bars she scored a 9.775 to place second and on beam, her favorite event, she also scored a 9.775 to place first. She had a 9.55 on floor to place fifth and won the all-around competition with a 38.575.

Report filed by Margaret Greenberg '12, Yale Sports Publicity.