2013-14 Yale Women's Gymnastics News

May 1, 2014
Gymnasts Honored With End of Year Awards
Several members of the Yale gymnastics team have been honored with team awards for their performances during the 2014 season. Senior and captain Ashley O'Connor, sophomore Camilla Opperman and junior Morgan Traina were all given special awards the the team's end of the season banquet.

April 17, 2014
Traina Elected Gymnastics Captain For 2014-15
The Yale gymnastics team has elected junior Morgan Traina to be the team's captain for the 2014-15 school year. Traina, a history of science/history of medicine major from Stevenson Ranch, Calif., has been a strong all-around competitor for Yale in her three seasons in New Haven and will be a strong leader for the Bulldogs next year.

April 11, 2014
Gymnasts Travel To USAG Nationals
Yale is sending seven gymnasts to compete at this weekend's USAG Collegiate National Championships. The meet is hosted by Brown University in Providence, R.I.

April 11, 2014
Yale Wraps Up Season at USAGs
Six members of the Yale gymnastics team competed in the USAG Collegiate National Championships semifinals on Friday in the final meet of the year for the Bulldogs. The meet was hosted by Brown. The Yale gymnasts competed individually during the team semifinal poriton of the competition.

April 5, 2014
Gymnasts Honored With ECAC Awards
Nine members of the Yale gymnastics team have been named to the ECAC All-Academic Team for their work in the classroom. In order to recieve this honor, each gymnast must maintain a GPA of 3.2 or higher.

March 29, 2014
Yale Gymnasts Qualify for Post-Season Meets
Following the completion of the team season at last weekend's ECAC championships, a number of Yale gymnasts have qualified individually for two prestigious post-season meets. Seven gymnasts qualified to compete at the USAG Collegiate Nationals and junior Morgan Traina qualified as an alternate for the NCAA Championship.

March 22, 2014
Yale Finishes Fifth at ECACs
The Yale gymnastics team wrapped up its season today at the ECAC championships, finishing fifth in a competitive field with a team score of 189.850.

March 20, 2014
Gymnasts Wrap Up Regular Season at Bridgeport
The Yale gymnastics team finished its regular season this evening with a meet against the University of Bridgeport. The Bulldogs fell to the Purple Knights by a score of 193.525 to 189.950.

March 19, 2014
Two Gymnasts Honored With ECAC Awards
Two Yale gymnasts were honored with ECAC awards for the week of Mar. 10 to Mar. 16 following their strong performances in a tri-meet against George Washington and Towson. Junior Morgan Traina was named Co-Gymnast of the Week and senior captain Ashley O’Connor was picked as the winner of the Coaches’ Choice Award.

March 18, 2014
Gymnasts Wrap Up Season With Two Meets This Week
The Yale gymnastics team wraps up the regular season this week with a meet against Bridgeport on Thursday. Yale will then travel to Philadelphia on Saturday to compete in the ECAC Championships. The Bulldogs look to carry the momentum they have been building recently into the two meets this week, hoping to finish the season on a strong positive note.

March 16, 2014
Gymnasts Record Season High in D.C.
The Yale gymnastics team traveled to the nation’s capital on Sunday to face George Washington and Towson in a spring break tri-meet. The Bulldogs produced their highest score of the season, finishing third with a score of 191.750. George Washington won the meet in their home gym, scoring 195.875, and Towson edged the Bulldogs for the second straight week, scoring 192.600 points to finish second.

March 13, 2014
Yale Travels to Face GW, Towson
The Yale gymnastics team travels to Washington, D.C., on Sunday to take on George Washington and Towson. This will be the Bulldogs’ second spring break meet after scoring a season high 191.575 in a meet with Central Michigan, Rutgers, SCSU and Towson last weekend.

March 8, 2014
Gymnasts Post Season-High Score at Rutgers
The Yale gymnastics team traveled to northern New Jersey on Saturday to compete in a meet with Central Michigan, Rutgers, Southern Connecticut State and Towson. In an exciting meet, the Bulldogs finished in fourth place with a season high score of 191.575.

March 6, 2014
Gymnastics Travels to Rutgers for First Spring Break Meet
The Yale gymnastics team is on the road again this weekend, traveling to New Brunswick, N.J., to take on Rutgers as well as Central Michigan, SCSU and Temple. The Bulldogs seek to continue their steady improvement this season as they move towards the ECAC championships.

February 28, 2014
Gymnasts Fourth at Penn State Meet
The Yale gymnastics team finished fourth on Friday evening in a quad-meet against Bridgeport, Penn State and Western Michigan. The Bulldogs totaled 188.525 points, behind Penn State with 196.600 points, Western Michigan with 193.625 and Bridgeport with 193.500.

February 27, 2014
Yale Travels to Penn State for Quad-Meet
The Yale gymnastics team travels to University Park, Penn., on Friday for a quad-meet against Bridgeport, Western Michigan and the hosts, the Penn State Nittany Lions. Friday’s meet will be a chance for Yale to test itself against some of the top gymnasts in the country, as Penn State was ranked 18th nationally in the most recent rankings.

February 23, 2014
Gymnasts Finish Second at Ivy Classic
The Yale Gymnastics team had an excellent meet this afternoon at the Ivy Classic, hosted by Brown. The Bulldogs placed second with a season high of 190.250 points, behind the host Bears with 193.375 and ahead of Penn (190.150) and Cornell (190.025).

February 20, 2014
Gymnasts Ready for Ivy Classic
After a number of strong meets to start the season, the Yale gymnastics team is primed for a big performance at Sunday’s Ivy Classic. The Bulldogs travel to Providence, R.I., to take on Brown, Cornell and Penn, with the Ivy title on the line.

February 15, 2014
Yale Falls in Clash Against Bowling Green, Maryland
The Yale gymnastics team finished third on Saturday in a tough meet against Bowling Green State University and the University of Maryland, scoring 188.550 points. The host Terrapins finished first with a score of 194.675, ahead of the Falcons with a 193.875.

February 13, 2014
Gymnasts Travel to Face Maryland
The Yale gymnastics team travels to College Park, Md., on Saturday to take on the University of Maryland Terrapins. This weekend’s meet will be the Bulldog’s final meet prior to the Ivy Classic.

February 8, 2014
Gymnasts Post Season-High Score on Senior Day
In its final home meet of the season, the Yale gymnastics team posted its highest score of the season. Despite this achievement, the Bulldogs fell to the visiting New Hampshire Wildcats by a score of 195.400 to 188.700.

February 6, 2014
Final Home Meet for Senior Gymnasts
The Yale gymnastics team hosts the University of New Hampshire on Saturday afternoon in its third and final home meet of the season.

February 4, 2014
Opperman Wins ECAC Coaches' Choice Award
Sophomore Camilla Opperman has been honored with the ECAC Coaches’ Choice Award for her performance in last weekend’s Bulldog Invitational.

February 1, 2014
Yale Finishes Fourth at Bulldog Invitational
The Yale gymnastics team finished in fourth place at the Feb. 1 Bulldog Invitational, which they hosted in the John J. Lee Amphitheater in New Haven, Conn. Bridgeport won the meet with a score of 192.275, edging out Brown on 191.075. Yale closed the day’s competition with 187.125.

January 30, 2014
Gymnasts Host Bulldog Invitational
This Saturday, the Yale gymnastics team will host the Bulldog Invitational in the John J. Lee Amphitheater. Bridgeport, Brown and Southern Connecticut will be competing in the meet alongside Yale. The Bulldogs will be trying to carry the momentum from their victory over Penn last weekend into Saturday’s meet.

January 29, 2014
Total Mortgage Spotlight Athlete of the Week: Gymnast Morgan Traina
Morgan Traina put on a show for those at the John J. Lee Amphitheater for the Yale Gymnastics home opener on Saturday. Traina competed in every event and led her team to a huge victory over Penn. Traina, a junior from Stevenson, Calif., is this week’s Total Mortgage Spotlight Athlete of the Week.

January 25, 2014
Gymnasts Defeat Penn In Home Opener
Yale’s gymnastics team hosted its first home meet of this season on Saturday, beating Penn by a score of 184.350 to 182.800. The meet was attended by an enthusiastic crowd in Yale’s John J. Lee Amphitheater.

January 23, 2014
Traina Named ECAC Co-Gymnast of the Week
Following an excellent performance in a quad-meet with Brown, Minnesota and New Hampshire, junior gymnast Morgan Traina was named the ECAC Division I Co-Gymnast of the week. Brown senior Michelle Shnayder shared the award with Traina.

January 23, 2014
Gymnasts Host Penn in Home Opener
Fresh off their first meet of the 2014 season, the Yale gymnastics team returns to New Haven on Saturday for its home opener against Penn. This will be the Bulldogs’ first dual meet against an Ivy opponent this season and an important test in the lead-up to the Ivy Classic.

January 19, 2014
Bulldogs Finish Fourth in Season Opener
The Yale gymnastics team opened its 2014 season on Sunday afternoon at the New Hampshire Wildcat Invitational, finishing fourth in a tough field with a team score of 187.500. The meet marked the college debut for Yale freshmen Anella Anderson and Tatiana Winkelman, as well as sophomore Camilla Opperman.

January 16, 2014
Gymnastics Opens Season at N.H. Invitational
The Yale gymnastics team opens its 2014 campaign on Sunday, when it travels to Durham, N.H., for the New Hampshire Invitational. The Bulldogs are primed to get the season off on the right foot as they face Brown, Minnesota and host New Hampshire.

January 8, 2014
Gymnasts Ready For 2014 Season
While most of Yale’s student body is away from New Haven for winter break, Yale’s gymnastics team is on campus, busily preparing for the 2014 season. This year’s edition of the team combines strong leadership from its upperclassmen with a number of exciting new athletes and will look to improve on last season’s already strong results.

October 9, 2013
Gymnastics Welcomes Four Freshmen
The Yale Gymnastics team has welcomed four new freshmen to campus this fall. Together with the ten returning gymnasts, they hope to build on the successes of the 2013 campaign.

September 26, 2013
Yale Gymnastics Honored for Academic Performance
Yale’s gymnastics team has once again been honored by the National Association of Collegiate Gymnastics Coaches for its stellar academic performance. Eight Gymnasts, more than half the team, were named NACGC Scholastic All-Americans for the 2013 season. As a team, Yale was amongst the top in the country with an average GPA of 3.5315.

August 20, 2013
Hall Of Fame Coach Barbara Tonry Honored At P&G Gymnastics Championships
Hall of Fame Yale gymnastics coach Barbara Tonry was honored over the weekend during the P&G Gymnastic Championships at the XL Center in Hartford. Tonry, who was inducted into the USA Gymnastics Hall of Fame in 1986, was acknowledged as part of organization’s 50th anniversary celebration.

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