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

Tara Feld 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. She was twice named ECAC Rookie of the Week, following Yale’s dual meet with Penn and a five-way meet at SCSU. Against Penn, Feld set a Yale record on the vault with a 9.850. She was 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.

Before arriving at Yale, Feld finished ninth on vault at the 2008 level 10 nationals, and then earned third place on vault and fifth on beam at 2009 level 10 regionals. Her team recently won the Gasparilla Classic and placed second at the Pike's Peak Invitational. Feld plans to major 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.”