Traina Named ECAC Co-Gymnast of the Week

photo by Don Clark, Yale Sports Publicity)
photo by Don Clark, Yale Sports Publicity)

NEW HAVEN, Conn. – Following an excellent performance in a quad-meet with Brown, Minnesota and New Hampshire, junior gymnast Morgan Traina was named the ECAC Division I Co-Gymnast of the Week for the week ending on Jan. 19.  Brown senior Michelle Shnayder shared the award with Traina. 

In the Bulldogs' season-opening meet, Traina led the way, finishing with the top Yale score in all four events.  She was seventh on the bars with a 9.750, seventh on the beam with a 9.650, 13th of the floor exercise with a 9.700 (tying a career high) and 18th on the vault with a 9.450.  Traina finished fifth in the all-around with a total of 38.550 points.  

Despite Traina's strong all-around execution, the Bulldogs finished fourth in the meet, with a score of 187.500.  For a full recap, click here

Yale is back in action of Saturday, when they take on Penn at home.  For a preview of that match, click here.

Click here for the official ECAC release.

Report filed by Lyon Van Voorhis '15, Yale Sports Publicity