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Yale, Bridgeport, SCSU, Springfield Compete at Don Tonry Invitational

By David F. Pendrys [Official results from Yale Athletics]

NEW HAVEN, CT – The Yale Gymnastics team won the Don Tonry Invitational Saturday afternoon with a 194.275 in the meet that honored the long time Gymnastics coach. The Bulldogs finished ahead of Bridgeport’s 194.225 while SCSU scored a 191.825 and Springfield College a 186.000.

I was so pleased with the team’s performance,” Yale Head Coach Barbara Tonry said. “We are improving each competition and I am proud of this continuing work on details and gaining of confidence. So very proud of their efforts.”

It should be noted that wins and losses do not figure into any post-season measurements, instead an assembly of average scores arranged by division and conference ultimately. Nonetheless, Yale’s performance figured into their overall placement in that regard.

The Don Tonry invitational honors the life and accomplishments of the Olympian and Yale coach. Visit the Yale Athletics write up for more

SCSU’s Alexandra Lesperance flew to first place on Vault with a 9.775 as Maya Reimers and Kelsey Campbell of Bridgeport notched 9.725s. Yale’s Alyssa Firth and Jacey Baldovino had personal bests after scoring 9.7s, a tally they shared with teammate Rebecca Chong, UB’s Brieanna Zine and Gabrielle Kistner. Taylor Jackson had Springfield’s best score of 9.575 on the apparatus.

On the Uneven Bars, Kelli Tereshko of Bridgeport took first with her 9.85. Jessica Wang of Yale swung to a 9.8, Campbell and Kathryn Doran of Bridgeport had 9.775s, just ahead of Baldovino, and UB’s Thomara Powell-Brown and Maritza Futch who had 9.75s. Megan Ryan had a 9.725 for Yale as well. Briana Kerr led Springfield with her 9.6

On the Beam, Yale set a new team record as Jacey Baldovino scored a 9.925, as her teammate Jade Buford scored a 9.875. Kathleen Aberger of SCSU scored a 9.850 to tie her team’s school record. Doran had a 9.825, and Campbell had a 9.8 for the Purple Knights of UB. Delaney Cahill and Kistner scored 9.775s as well. Yale’s rotation didn’t score below 9.75 as Charlotte Cooperman, Kiarra Alleyne, and Wang all had that score. Jessica Clemens scored a 9.75 to lead her squad.

Reimers took first on Floor thanks to a 9.825. Baldovino set a personal best of 9.775, a score she shared with Buford. Kelly Aycock of Bridgeport, Aberger, and SCSU’s Alexandra Avendano had 9.725s. Emma Firmstone of Yale had a 9.7 as well. Tali Twomey led the SC Pride with her 9.6.

In the All Around, Baldovino scored a 39.150, which was the fifth highest in Yale’s history. Campbell had a 38.925, Buford a 38.7, Doran a 38.6, Firmstone a 37.575, and Clemens compiled a 37.250.

Routine Videos

SCSU
Keara Loughlin SCSU Beam – Video Dailymotion
Kathleen Aberger SCSU Beam – Video Dailymotion
Exhibition 1 SCSU Beam – Video Dailymotion
Morgan Gatewood SCSU Beam – Video Dailymotion
Emily Balasco SCSU Beam – Video Dailymotion
Kylyn Dawkins SCSU Beam – Video Dailymotion
Kathleen Aberger SCSU Bars – Video Dailymotion
Jacqueline Kutcher SCSU Bars – Video Dailymotion
Exhibition SCSU Bars – Video Dailymotion
Cadi Borsellino SCSU Bars – Video Dailymotion
Kasey Kilmurray SCSU Bars – Video Dailymotion
Alexandra Lesperance SCSU Vault – Video Dailymotion
Alexandra Avendano SCSU Vault – Video Dailymotion
Kylyn Dawkins SCSU Vault – Video Dailymotion
Melena Ristenblatt SCSU Vault – Video Dailymotion
Jenna Zakala SCSU Vault – Video Dailymotion
Cadi Borsellino SCSU Vault – Video Dailymotion
Kylyn Dawkins SCSU Floor – Video Dailymotion
Kathleen Aberger SCSU Floor – Video Dailymotion
Exhibition SCSU Floor – Video Dailymotion
Cadi Borsellino SCSU Floor – Video Dailymotion
Alexandra Lesperance SCSU Floor – Video Dailymotion
Alexandra Avendano SCSU Floor – Video Dailymotion

Yale
Kiarra Alleyne Yale Beam – Video Dailymotion
Jessica Wang Yale Beam – Video Dailymotion
Jade Buford Yale Beam – Video Dailymotion
Jacey Baldovino Yale Beam – Video Dailymotion
Exhibition 1 Yale Beam – Video Dailymotion
Charlotte Cooperman Yale Beam – Video Dailymotion
Emma Firmstone Yale Bars – Video Dailymotion
Roxanne Trachtenberg Yale Bars – Video Dailymotion
Megan Ryan Yale Bars – Video Dailymotion
Jessica Wang Yale Bars – Video Dailymotion
Jade Buford Yale Bars – Video Dailymotion
Jacey Baldovino Yale Bars – Video Dailymotion
Exhibition Yale Bars – Video Dailymotion
Rebecca Chong Yale Vault – Video Dailymotion
Jade Buford Yale Vault – Video Dailymotion
Jacey Baldovino Yale Vault – Video Dailymotion
Exhibition Yale Vault – Video Dailymotion
Emma Firmstone Yale Vault – Video Dailymotion
Alyssa Firth Yale Vault – Video Dailymotion
Roxanne Trachtenberg Yale Vault – Video Dailymotion
Sloane Smith Yale Floor – Video Dailymotion
Kiarra Alleyne Yale Floor – Video Dailymotion
Jade Buford Yale Floor – Video Dailymotion
Exhibition Yale Floor – Video Dailymotion
Emma Firmstone Yale Floor – Video Dailymotion
Alyssa Firth Yale Floor – Video Dailymotion
Jacey Baldovino Yale Floor – Video Dailymotion

Bridgeport
Kathryn Doran Bridgeport Beam – Video Dailymotion
Gabrielle Kistner Bridgeport Beam – Video Dailymotion
Delaney Cahill Bridgeport Beam – Video Dailymotion
Kelsey Campbell Bridgeport Beam – Video Dailymotion
Kathryn Doran Bridgeport Bars – Video Dailymotion
Kelli Tereshko Bridgeport Bars – Video Dailymotion
Kathryn Doran Bridgeport Vault – Video Dailymotion
Gabrielle Kistner Bridgeport Vault – Video Dailymotion
Thomara Powell-Brown Bridgeport Bars – Video Dailymotion
Nina Whittaker Bridgeport Vault – Video Dailymotion
Maya Reimers Bridgeport Vault – Video Dailymotion
Maritza Futch Bridgeport Bars – Video Dailymotion
Kelsey Campbell Bridgeport Vault – Video Dailymotion
Kelsey Campbell Bridgeport Bars – Video Dailymotion
Kelly Aycock Bridgeport Bars – Video Dailymotion
Brieanna Zine Bridgeport Vault – Video Dailymotion
Nina Whittaker Bridgeport Floor – Video Dailymotion
Maya Reimers Bridgeport Floor – Video Dailymotion
Kelsey Campbell Bridgeport Floor – Video Dailymotion
Kelly Aycock Bridgeport Floor – Video Dailymotion
Kathryn Doran Bridgeport Floor – Video Dailymotion
Gabrielle Kistner Bridgeport Floor – Video Dailymotion
Exhibition Bridgeport Floor – Video Dailymotion

Springfield
Briana Kerr Springfield Bars – Video Dailymotion
Taylor Campagnone Springfield Beam – Video Dailymotion
Tali Twomey Springfield Beam – Video Dailymotion
Lauren White Springfield Bars – Video Dailymotion
Jessica Clemens Springfield Beam – Video Dailymotion
Taylor Jackson Springfield Vault – Video Dailymotion
Tali Twomey Springfield Vault – Video Dailymotion
Tabitha Schwab Springfield Vault – Video Dailymotion
Madi Bowen Springfield Vault – Video Dailymotion
Jessica Clemens Springfield Vault – Video Dailymotion
Ali Rushlow Springfield Vault – Video Dailymotion
Taylor Campagnone Springfield Floor – Video Dailymotion
Tali Twomey Springfield Floor – Video Dailymotion
Madi Bowen Springfield Floor – Video Dailymotion
Lauren White Springfield Floor – Video Dailymotion
Jessica Clemens Springfield Floor – Video Dailymotion

 

 

 

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