January 31, 2012

Freshman Joyce Li Named ECAC Co-Rookie of the Week

NEW HAVEN, Conn. - After a strong performance in the second collegiate meet of her career, freshman Joyce Li was named ECAC Co-Rookie of the Week. Li, who hails from Palo Alto, Calif., showed an impressive competitive maturity at Yale's dual meet against Penn last weekend, in which she placed second in the all-around with a score of 37.725.

On the vault, Li competed a layout yurchenko and scored a 9.5. On the uneven bars, Li placed fourth with a 9.675. Li's score was a significant improvement over her score of 9.15 at the first meet of the season. Li had a fall on beam, but she bounced back for a third-place finish on the floor exercise with a score of 9.6.

Report filed by Margaret Greenberg '12, Yale Sports Publicity.

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