Yale Repeats Win Over Southern Connecticut and MIT

Feb. 12, 2005

New Haven, Conn.- In their second encounter this season, Yale once again dominated Southern Connecticut and MIT at James Moore Fieldhouse.  Yale swept all events in the team competition, finishing first with a score of 184.400. Southern placed second with 180.95 and MIT was third with 173.325.

 

Senior Kathryn Fong, who finished first on the uneven bars in last week's match against Southern and MIT, exhibited enormous consistency on her strongest event.  Fong once again captured first on the uneven bars with a 9.6.  Teammate Suchitra Paul came in second with a 9.3.

 

Fong also triumphed on the beam, scoring a 9.450 to win first place.  The judges awarded Anne McPherson second on beam with a 9.3.

 

McPherson also exhibited the team's strongest showing in the all-around competition, placing third with an overall score of 36.125.

 

The Elis excelled on the floor exercise.  Miki Seltzer placed first with a 9.6.  She was followed by Christine Lacy in second with a 9.575.  Fong once again made a strong showing with a 9.5 on floor for fourth place.

 

Yale failed to capture an individual first place on the vault, but made up by sweeping second to fifth place.  Miki Seltzer led the team with a score of 9.4.  Jessica Tai and Christine Lacy were both awarded third place with a 9.35, and Kristen Campbell rounded out the top five with a 9.325.

 

On Sunday, Feb. 20, the Elis will compete against Brown and Bridgeport in Providence.

 

Report filed by Christie Yang '06, Yale Sports Publicity