2017-18 Yale Gymnastics News

  • Gymnasts Head to Ivy Classic in Search of 15th Ivy Title
    February 21, 2018
    The Yale gymnastics team will be back in action Sunday following a huge season-best performance against William and Mary (194.700). With 14 Ivy Classic titles under their belt, the Yale gymnasts will attempt to make history when they travel to Brown on Sunday, Feb. 25 at 1 p.m.
  • The ECAC Honors Baldovino and Wang for Record-Breaking Competition
    February 20, 2018
    The Eastern College Athletic Conference once again honored two members of the Yale gymnastics team in their weekly awards. First-year Jacey Baldovino (Gymnast of the Week) and junior Jessica Wang (Specialist of the Week) for the week ending Feb. 17.
  • Yale Captures Another Win, Solidifying Spot in School Record Books
    February 18, 2018
    Following a near season-best performance, the Bulldogs were back in John J. Lee Amphitheater Saturday as they faced William and Mary (W & M). Yale took a powerful lead to win the meet (194.700) during Bulldog’s senior meet. W & M finished the competition in second with a team score of 193.000.
  • Bulldogs to Face William and Mary on Senior Day
    February 15, 2018
    Following a strong first-place finish at the Don Tonry Bulldog Invitational, the Yale gymnastics team will once again compete at home Saturday as William and Mary (W&M) come to town to take on the Bulldogs in a dual meet. The meet will serve as preparation for the Ivy Classic, which is one week away.  
  • Baldovino and Cooperman Earn ECAC Awards 
    February 14, 2018
    The Eastern College Athletic Conference once again honored two members of the Yale gymnastics team in their weekly awards. First-years Jacey Baldovino (Rookie of the Week) and Charlotte Cooperman (Coaches’ Choice Honors) for the week ending Feb. 10.
  • Gymnastics Makes History in Honor of Don Tonry
    February 11, 2018
    The Yale gymnastics team delivered its best performance of the 2018 season Saturday, as a team score of 194.275 resulted in the Don Tonry Invitational title. The score is fifth in the school record books. The 2018 team will go down in Yale history as the first to win a Don Tonry championship title. The Bulldogs edged out Bridgeport Purple Knights (194.225), SCSU (191.825) and Springfield (186.000).
  • Bulldogs Earn ECAC Weekly Awards for the Third Time This Season
    February 07, 2018
    Following another record-breaking performance at Iowa State Friday, the Yale gymnastics team once again had gymnasts honored by the ECAC in their weekly awards. Each week, the ECAC gives out four different honors: Gymnast of the Week, Rookie of the Week, Specialist of the Week and Coaches' Choice Honors. Yale had a gymnast honored in half of these categories.
  • Gymnastics Honors Yale Legend Don Tonry
    February 07, 2018
    Following a successful competition at Iowa State, the Yale gymnastics team hosts Bridgeport, Springfield and SCSU for the fourth annual Don Tonry Bulldog Invitational Saturday. The Bulldogs prepare for their home opener following a season-best performance at Iowa State (192.800), which included numerous career- and season-high scores for the Bulldogs.
  • Gymnastics Continues Record Breaking Season
    February 03, 2018
    After a season best competition at Towson, the Yale gymnastics team traveled to Iowa State where the Cyclones hosted Northern Illinois, West Virginia and the Yale Bulldogs. Iowa State took a powerful lead to win the meet (196.200). West Virginia followed close behind earning a 195.025. The Huskies received third-place with a 194.375. Yale finished the competition in fourth with a team score of 192.800. For the first time this season, the Bulldogs broke over 48.000 on all four events, leading Yale to the best team score of the 2018 season.
  • Bulldogs Travel to Iowa State
    February 01, 2018
    Following a season-best performance, the Bulldogs are back on the road Friday as they travel to Iowa State. The Cyclones will host a quad meet this Friday with Northern Illinois, West Virginia and the Yale Bulldogs inside Hilton Coliseum Fri., Feb. 2 at 6:30 pm.
  • Baldovino Named Two-Time ECAC Rookie of the Week
    February 01, 2018
    After a spectacular performance at Towson, first-year Jacey Baldovino was named ECAC Rookie of the Week for second time this season.  
  • Bulldogs Earn Season’s Highest Team Score
    January 27, 2018
    The Yale gymnastics team traveled to Towson Friday to take on the host school as well as North Carolina and Ursinus. UNC won the meet with an impressive score of 194.600, Towson finishing close behind (194.275), Yale taking third-place (192.050) and Ursinus in fourth with a 187.425. For the first time this season, the Bulldogs broke over 48.000 on three of the four events, leading Yale to the best team score of the 2018 season.
  • Gymnasts Travel to Towson
    January 24, 2018
    After their first Ivy dual last Saturday against Penn, the Yale gymnastics team will now gear up to travel to Towson where the Bulldogs will compete against the home team, North Carolina and Ursinus.
  • Wang Earns ECAC Specialist of the Week
    January 23, 2018
    Following their performance against Penn last Saturday, the Yale gymnastics team once again had a gymnast honored by the ECAC in their weekly awards. Each week, the ECAC gives out four different honors: gymnast of the week, rookie of the week, specialist of the week and coaches' choice honors. Junior Jessica Wang was honored as Specialist of the Week after her outstanding performance on the uneven bars last Saturday (9.850).
  • Bulldogs Take Narrow Loss to Penn in Home Opener
    January 20, 2018
    The Yale gymnastics team opened up Ivy competition today, as they took on the Quakers of Penn. In the end Penn narrowly edged out Yale with a score of 191.900-191.475.
  • Bulldogs Face Quakers in First Ivy Competition of the Season
    January 18, 2018
    After a record-breaking start to the 2018 season, the Yale gymnastics team opens up Ivy competition for the first time Saturday, as they take on the Quakers of Penn. The Bulldogs are coming off a road trip to New Jersey, as well as the best season opener in school history with a score of 191.550.
  • Baldovino and Cooperman Earn ECAC Rookie of the Week
    January 17, 2018
    The Eastern College Athletic Conference honored two members of the Yale gymnastics team in their weekly awards. First-years Jacey Baldovino and Charlotte Cooperman earned Rookie of the Week and coaches choice honors for the week ending Jan. 14.
  • Gymnastics Beats Big Ten Rutgers in Season Opener
    January 13, 2018
    The Bulldogs experienced early success in the first meet of the 2018 season earning a team score of 191.550. This is Yale's highest season opener team score in school history. Illinois came out on top with an impressive team score of 195.100. The Bulldogs second place finish shows a good sign of what is to come for this 2018 team.
  • Bulldogs Travel to Rutgers for Season Opener
    January 11, 2018
    The Yale gymnastics team will take the competition floor for the first time in 2018 as the Bulldogs travel to Rutgers for their annual matchup with the Scarlet Knights and another Big Ten competitor, Illinois, along with Southern Connecticut State University (SCSU). Competing with gymnasts from a power five conference will bring out some impressive performances for the Bulldogs, as they look to set the bar high for the 2018 season. With Yale’s first ECAC championship win in 2017, the team is ready to start off strong.
  • James Williams Named New Yale Gymnastics Assistant Coach
    December 13, 2017
    NEW HAVEN, Conn. – Yale gymnastics head coach Barbara Tonry has announced the addition of James Williams to the coaching staff. He will serve as an assistant coach and will help direct the program's efforts on vault, bars and floor exercise.
  • 2018 Schedule Sets Bulldogs Up for Success
    November 28, 2017
    After a spectacular 2017 season, the Yale gymnastics team has its sights set high for 2018. Last season, the Bulldogs qualified for the team competition at the USA Gymnastics Collegiate Nationals, were honored with multiple awards by the ECAC and made their mark in the Yale record books with a season-high score of 194.6.
  • Gymnastics Adding Four in Class of 2021
    August 10, 2017
    NEW HAVEN, Conn- Coming off of one of the most successful years in team history, the Bulldogs plan to build on last season’s ECAC conference win with the addition of the class of 2021.