Traina Named ECAC Rookie of the Week for Third Straight Week

(photo by Don Clark, Yale Sports Publicity)
(photo by Don Clark, Yale Sports Publicity)

NEW HAVEN, Conn. - For the third straight week, freshman Morgan Traina was named the ECAC Division I Rookie of the Week. Traina received the honor following a standout performance against SCSU over the weekend. Traina set career-high scores on beam, floor and in the all-around at the dual home meet. In addition, all four of her scores counted toward Yale's season-high team total of 190.85.

Traina scored a 9.475 on vault with a tucked full-twisting yurchenko to place fourth. On bars she scored a 9.775 to place second and on beam, her favorite event, she also scored a 9.775 to place first. She had a 9.55 on floor to place fifth and won the all-around competition with a 38.575.

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