Rebecca Chong
Rebecca Chong
Year: So.
Hometown: Warrenton, Va.
High School: Fauquier High School
Major: B.S. Molecular and Cellular Developmental Biology
Residential College: Branford

Personal Bests: 

Vault: 9.825 (4/15/2018)

Beam: 9.475 (2/4/2017)

Floor: 9.800 (3/18/2017)

2018: Second year competing for the Bulldogs ... 9.800 at Maryland ... Earned third on vault at New Hampshire (9.825) ... ECAC first-team on vault ... Placed second on vault at USAG Collegiate National Qualifiers ... Individual event vault qualifier USAG Collegiate Nationals ... First-team All-American Vault 

2017: First year competing for the Bulldogs… Competed on vault, beam and floor … First team All-American Status for vault … Tied for fifth on vault at Nationals … Tied for third on floor (career high 9.800) and vault (9.750) at ECAC Championships … Tied for fourth on vault at Ivy Classic (9.700) … Career high and tied for first at Big Ten-Ivy Showdown (9.825) … Career high on beam at Brown (9.475) … Second in vault at Penn. 

High School: Level 10 from GMS Gymnastics in Manassas, Virginia ... Represented Region 7 at Junior Olympic National Championships which included a 9th place finish on Vault in 2014 and 2015 ... won the Virginia State Championship on Vault this past season and took Bronze on Vault at Regional Championships both of the two previous seasons

Why Yale?: "I chose Yale because of its tight-knit community. Being at Yale feels like you have a whole new family around you at all times. It is super welcoming and inviting."