Gymnasts Fall to Towson, Rutgers

Nicole Tay. (photo by Sam Rubin '95, Yale Sports Publicity)
Nicole Tay. (photo by Sam Rubin '95, Yale Sports Publicity)

NEW HAVEN, Conn. – In its only night meet of the year, Yale fell to both Rutgers and host Towson, scoring a 183.600. The Tigers won the meet with a 193.400, while the Scarlet Knights finished second with a 190.350.

All six Yale gymnasts broke 9.000 on the vault, with Sherry Yang and Stephanie Goldstein tying for 13th place with a 9.350. Tabitha Tay scored a 9.225 for 14th place. Mia Yabut, Talis Trevino, and Maren Hopkins scored a 9.150, 9.125, and 9.100 respectively.

Lindsay Andsager led the Bulldogs with a 9.525 on the uneven parallel bars, finishing tied for fifth. She was followed by Goldstein and Nicole Tay, who placed eighth and ninth respectively.  Goldstein's score, a 9.400 was a career record. Tay scored a 9.375.

Goldstein scored a 9.250 on the balance beam, finishing 10th. Ashley O'Connor and Tabitha Tay tied for 11th with a 9.200, while Hopkins finished 13th with a 9.150.

On the floor, Yang scored a 9.625, finishing ninth. Trevino and Nicole Tay scored a 9.225 and a 9.175 respectively, finishing 14th and 15th. Tabitha Tay scored a 9.075.

In the all-around competition, Goldstein and Hopkins finished fourth and fifth, with scores of 36.375 and 35.750.

Report Filed by Trey Chandler '11, Yale Sports Publicity