May 13, 2005
New Haven, CT - The Yale gymnastics team, 2005 Ivy Classic champions, is looking forward to 2005-06 with the addition of four members of the Class of 2009. Head coach Barbara Tonry is delighted at the caliber of the incoming freshmen in addition to the 11 returning gymnasts. Here is a look at Yale's Class of 2009:
- Sarah Hughes (King's Ferry, N.Y.) competes for the Central New York Gymnastics Gymnastic Club. She has also qualified to the USA Level 10 Nationals to be held in April in California.
- Alina Liao (Campbell, Calif.) attends the West Valley School of Gymnastics. She is a four-time Level 10 National Qualifier. In 2004, she competed in the Elite Program and the STVK International GYM Cup in Helsinki, Finland.
- Kim So (Okemo, Mich.) trains at the Geddart's Twistars USA Gymnastics Club. In 2004 she was the USA Level 9 Eastern All Around Champion. This year she has qualified to USA Level 10 National Championships, to be held in April in California.
- Lauren Tatsuno (Cupertino, Calif.) attends the West Valley School of Gymnastics. She is a Level 10 competitor and was a Level 10 Regional Qualifier.