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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.