Roxanne Trachtenberg
Roxanne Trachtenberg
State: Pennsylvania
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Doylestown, Pa.
High School: Central Bucks H.S. West
Major: B.S. Environmental Studies
Residential College: Pierson

Personal Bests

Vault: 9.700 (3/5/2017)

Bars: 9.825 (3/5/2017)

Beam: 9.775 (3/10/2016)

Floor: 9.325 (1/14/2016)

All-Around: 37.125 (1/14/2016)

2019: Competed on bars and vault ... Don Tonry bars runner-up (9.825) ... Third-place on bars against Penn ... Top 10 on bars at Bridgeport, Brown, UNH ... Top 15 on vault against UNH ... Qualified to individual event bar finals at the USAG Collegiate National Championships ... named a member of the ECAC All-Academic Team

Summer 2018: Environmental consulting intern at Environmental Resources Management (ERM)

2018: Competed vault and bars ... Earned season-high bar score (9.725) at ECAC Championships ... Bars and Vault top 10 at Don Tonry Invitational ... Top 10 bars at Towson ... Bridgeport and ECAC Bars top 10 ... Top 15 on bars at Ivy Classic ... Member of ECAC Division I Women's Gymnastics All-Academic Team

Summer 2017: Received an undergraduate research fellowship at Eversource Energy and UConn 

2017: Competed on bars and vault … Tied for fifth on bars at ECAC Championships (9.800) … Bars champion against SCSU (9.775) … Career high and tie for third place on bars (9.825) and career high in vault (9.700) against New Hampshire … Tied for sixth in bars at Ivy Classic … Member of ECAC all-academic team

2016: Competed in the all-around ... ECAC Rookie of the Week ... ECAC Coaches' Choice Honors ... 4th in all-around at UNH ... Third on vault against Westchester and RIC ... Fourth on beam and tied for fifth on vault at Bridgeport

High School: Level 10 gymnast from Central Bucks School of Gymnastics and Dance in Doylestown, Pennsylvania...finished 5th and 4th in the all-around at the 2015 and 2014 Pennsylvania state championships, respectively...qualified for the Junior Olympic NIT National Championships in 2013. 

Questions with Trachtenberg:

Who is your biggest influence? Why?  "My family and my coaches are my biggest influences. I wouldn't be here without any of them in every step of my academic and gymnastics career."

Favorite event? Why?  "My favorite event is bars, because it's the closest feeling I have to flying."

Why Yale?: "I chose Yale because of the people. Between the team, coaches, professors and students, everyone here seemed to be the happiest, and for good reason. I really appreciate that most people here strive to achieve a healthy work/play balance and that I can pursue both gymnastics and academics in a manageable way."