Ashley O'Connor
Ashley O'Connor
Year: Sr.
Hometown: New Milford, Conn.
High School: New Milford
Major: History of science, history of medicine
Residential College: Davenport

Personal Bests:

Vault: 9.125 (1/28/2012)

Bars: 9.675 (3/16/2014)

Beam: 9.725 (3/15/2013)

Floor: 9.325 (3/24/2012)

2014: The 2013-14 captain competed on the bars and beam during her senior season…Set a career-high on the bars with a 9.675 to finish tenth against George Washington and Towson…Ninth on the bars against Bridgeport with a 9.575…Sixth on the beam at the Bulldog Invitational, scoring a season-high 9.650.  Scored a 9.600 on the beam against Central Michigan, Rutgers, SCSU and Towson…Awarded the Captain’s Award for Leadership following the season.

2013: Competed on the balance beam in every meet for the Bulldogs … Fifth on the beam in the dual meet against Penn with a 9.500, a performance that earned her the ECAC Coaches Choice Award … Tied for third on the beam against William & Mary, scoring a career-high 9.725.

2012: Made her college debut on the vault and floor ... Competed beam in two meets.

2011: Only competed beam due to injuries … Scored a personal best of 9.575 at Rutgers and placed ninth … 12th at ECAC Championships on beam with a 9.55 … Competed beam for the Bulldogs in all but two meets.

High School: Competed with Elite Gymnastics Center and New Milford High School … Won a total of five Connecticut AA High School Championships, three on the uneven parallel bars and two in the all-around, including an all-round repeat in her junior and senior years.

Personal: Majors in History of Science/History of Medicine … Why Yale? “I chose Yale because it has so much to offer academically and athletically, and I immediately fell in love with it.”