Kivisto Captures Third Straight ECAC Gymnast of the Week Honor

Brigitte Kivisto. (photo by Sam Rubin '95, Yale Sports Publicity)

NEW HAVEN, Conn. - Senior captain Brigitte Kivisto has been named ECAC Gymnast of the Week for the third straight week following her performance at Rutgers. Kivisto won the all-around competition with a career-high score of 39.075, pacing the Bulldogs’ to their highest team score in over two years. The meet also marked Kivisto’s fourth all-around competition victory in the last four weeks.

Kivisto tied for first on the floor exercise at Rutgers, tying her career record with a 9.875. She also set a career record on the uneven parallel bars, placing third with a 9.800. She also finished sixth on the balance beam with a 9.675 and ninth on the vault with a 9.725.

Report filed by Trey Chandler '11, Yale Sports Publicity.