March 11, 2014

Corvias ECAC Division I Women's Gymnasts of the Week (for week ending March 9, 2014)

ECAC Division I Women’s Gymnastics Weekly Awards

Gymnast of the Week

Name: Brittany Stover
Institution: The College of William & Mary
Class: Sophomore
Hometown: New Albany, Ind.

Scores from the week:
Opponent(s): Cornell University
Vault: 9.850
Bars: 9.75
Beam: 9.775
Floor Exercise: 9.775
All-Around: 39.175

Stover helped the Tribe earn a 192.800 – 192.550 victory against Cornell. She won all-around with a school record 39.175. Stover also won vault (9.850) and floor (9.775). Her score on floor equaled a career-high. She placed second on bars (9.775) and beam (9.775). Her score on bars represented a season-high.

Rookie of the Week

Name: Caroline Morant
Institution: Brown University
Class: Freshman
Hometown: Chicago, Ill.

Scores from the week:
Opponent(s): University of Bridgeport, Rhode Island Club and West Chester University
Vault: 9.725
Bars: 9.700
Beam: 9.550
Floor Exercise: 9.850
All-Around: 38.825

Morant was solid on all four events for the Bears again this week in competition, helping Brown break the school record for team total with a 194.125. The previous record was set 11 years ago. She also helped the Bears break the school record on bars with a 48.8. She earned a personal-best 38.825 in the All-Around as well as a personal best 9.850 on floor. Morant's all-around was the topsamong ECAC freshmen this week.

Specialist of the Week

Name: Alexandra Chretien
Institution: Brown University
Class: Sophomore
Hometown: Commerce Township, Mich.

Scores from the week:
Opponent(s): University of Bridgeport, Rhode Island Club and West Chester University
Bars: 9.850

Chretien had a career-high 9.850 on bars and a first-place finish, leading the Bears to a new school-record on the event. Brown also broke an 11-year old school team total record. Her score on bars is the second-highest score in school history, only 0.025 away from the school record.

Coaches' Choice

Name: Melanie Jorgensen
Institution: Cornell University
Class: Senior
Hometown: Lafayette, Calif.

Scores from the week:
Opponent(s): The College of William & Mary
Vault: 9.600
Bars: 9.850
Beam: 9.650
Floor Exercise: 9.650
All-Around: 38.750

Jorgensen, who came into the meet with William & Mary as a two-event competitor, was added to the two other events after warm-ups. She had the best meet of her career and ended up earning the second-highest all-around score in school history at 38.750. Jorgensen also tied for the highest score on bars in the ECAC this week. Jorgensen’s 9.650 on floor earned her the second-highest score on the team and fourth-highest in the meet, in her first attempt at that event this year.