Straus competed every event for Brown as a freshman, but competed regularly on the beam and bars. This season she came through for the Bears with strong performances on both the bars and beam at the ECAC Championships. Before Brown: Miriam was the 2000 Level 9 State Champion on bars ... Level 9 Regional Champion on beam in 2001 and bars in 2002 ... Qualified for Eastern Championships in 2000, 2001 and 2002, finished 8th on bars and in the all-around.
Career Highs: Vault - 9.0; Bars - 9.35; Beam - 9.7; Floor - 9.7