Brianna Chrisman
Brianna Chrisman
Year: Sr.
Hometown: San Jose, Calif.
High School: Leigh
Major: Biomedical engineering
Residential College: Davenport

Personal Bests:

Vault: 9.650 (2/8/2014)

Bars: 9.75 (3/20/2014)

Floor: 9.25 (2/4/2012)

2015: Competed on bars and vault for a majority of the 2015 season...Earned a season high of 9.575 on the uneven bars at George Washington...Scored a season high 9.575 on vault at New Hampshire to finish 11th...Member of the ECAC academic team.

2014: Competed on bars and vault for the Bulldogs this season…Finished ninth on the vault against New Hampshire with a career-best 9.650…Second on the bars against Penn with a 9.575…Fifth on the bars against Bridgeport with a career-best 9.750.

2013: Did not compete.

2012: Competed on vault, bars and floor exercise for the Bulldogs ... Scored a 9.525 with her front handspring front tuck vault at a dual meet against Penn and at a tri-meet with Towson and William & Mary ... Scored a season-best 9.525 on bars against Penn.

High School: Had a successful level ten season in 2011 after coming back from several minor injuries … Had her highest all-around score of her level ten career at the state meet where she placed seventh and qualified for the regional championships … As a level ten in 2010 was third in the state on bars and qualified for regionals … Was named the 2009 Gymnast of the Year at her gym… Qualified to Western Nationals in 2009 and placed fifth on vault and bars … Trained at California Sports Center, where she was coached by Brian Loomis.

Personal: Favorite skill is a piked Jaeger on the uneven bars … Enjoys math, science and creative writing and plans to major in engineering or a science at Yale … Why Yale? “ I like how well-rounded a Yale education is.  I may be studying science, but I also get the chance to learn so many other subjects.  Also, Yale is a smaller school so there are much more opportunities for each student as far as outside research or summer internships go.”