Brown Gymnastics Places Fourth at Ivy Classic Meet

Feb. 24, 2008

Ithaca, NY - The Brown gymnastics team earned fourth place at the Ivy Classic hosted at Cornell University on Sunday afternoon. Cornell came in first for the second time in three years with a 191.800, followed by Yale (189.050), Penn (188.025), and then Brown (186.725).

Sophomore Jennifer Sobuta (Maynard, MA) tallied Brown's only first-place finish of the day, with a 9.775 on the bars to earn First Team All-Ivy Classic honors. Freshman Vida Rivera (Jackson Heights, NY) was named to the First Team as well, after she tied for second place with a 9.650. Freshman Chelsey Binkley (Marietta, GA) posted a 9.450, and Stephanie Albert (Sanibel, FL) had a 9.400.

Sobuta also turned in Brown's best performance on the vault, posting a 9.575 for seventh place. Binkley earned a 9.475, while freshman Victoria Zanelli (Katy, TX) had a 9.375 effort.

On the beam, Albert's 9.475 earned her sixth place for Second Team All-Ivy Classic honors, while Sobuta turned in a 9.150. Senior Hannah Goldstein (New York, NY) and Binkley were Brown's top performers on the floor, each tallying a 9.475.

Sobuta placed second in the all-around competition with a 37.950, earning First Team All-Ivy Classic, as Yale's Alina Lao earned a 38.525 for first place.

The Bears are back in action on Sunday, March 3, when it hosts Bridgeport at 1:00 p.m.

Cornell: 191.800 (V: 48.300, UB: 47.775, BB: 47.050, FX: 48.675)
Yale: 189.060 (V: 47.825, UB: 46.400, BB: 47.625, FX: 47.200)
Penn: 188.025 (V: 47.825, UB:45.450, BB: 46.875, FX: 47.875)
Brown: 186.725 (V: 47.050, UB: 47.550, BB: 44.950, FX: 47.175)

Individual Results
Vault
1. Marissa Rosen (Penn) 9.750
2. Brittany Howse (Cornell)9.725
3. Alina Lao (Yale) 9.700
4. Sari Tepper (Cornell) 9.675
Emily Santoro (Cornell) 9.675
5. Allison Mak (Yale) 9.650
Maddie Pearsall (Cornell) 9.650
6. Jordan Brewer (Penn) 9.625
7. Bridgitte Kivisto (Yale) 9.575
Jennifer Sobuta (Brown) 9.575
Megan Gilbert (Cornell) 9.575
8. Kerri Lutfey (Penn) 9.550
9. Leslie Gregory (Cornell) 9.525
Katie Rigglemen (Penn) 9.525
Laura Tatsuno (Yale) 9.525
10. Chelsey Binkley (Brown) 9.475
11. Kristen Campbell (Yale) 9.375
Victoria Zanelli (Brown) 9.375 Elise Bowe (Penn) 9.375
12. Laura Lombardi (Yale) 9.325
Melissa Bowe (Brown) 9.325
12. Stephanie Albert (Brown) 9.300
14. Sarah Durning (Brown) 8.975
15. Lucy Lacour (Penn) 8.700

Bars
1. Jennifer Sobuta (Brown) 9.775
2. Gabriella Sanguinetti (Cornell) 9.650
Vida Rivera (Brown) 9.650 Marissa Rosen (Penn) 9.650
3. Jennifer Yee (Cornell) 9.625
4. Maddie Pearsall (Cornell) 9.60
5. Laura Lombardi (Yale) 9.550
6. Bridgitte Kivis (Yale) 9.525
7. Alina Yao (Yale) 9.500
Stephanie Ortiz (Penn) 9.500
8. Leslie Gregory (Cornell) 9.450 Jill Dean (Cornell) 9.450
Chelsey Binkley (Brown) 9.450
9. Stephanie Albert (Brown) 9.400 10. Cynthia Leung (Yale) 9.375
16. Victoria Zanelli (Brown) 9.275
11. Elise Bowe (Penn) 8.925
18. Hannah Goldstein (Brown) 8.800
12. Jordan Brewer (Penn) 8.725
13. Kim Chin (Penn) 8.650
14. Sherry Yang (Yale) 8.450
15. Sarah Hughes *Yale) 8.125
16. Molly Parker (Cornell) 7.900

Beam 1. Alina Lao (Yale) 9.675
2. Laura Lombardi (Yale) 9.650
3. Allison Mak (Yale) 9.600
Laura Tatsuno (Yale) 9.600
4. Jordan Brewer (Penn) 9.575
5. Megan Gilbert (Cornell) 9.500
7. Stephanie Albert (Brown) 9.475
6. Kim Chin (Penn) 9.450
Elise Bowe (Penn) 9.450
Marissa Rosen (Penn) 9.450
Kim O'Donnell (Cornell) 9.450
7. Brittany Howse (Cornell) 9.425
8. Stacey Ohara (Cornell) 9.350
9. Amanda Chirlin (Cornell) 9.325
10. Jennifer Sobuta (Brown) 9.150
11. Victoria Zanelli (Brown) 9.125
12. Kristen Campbell (Yale) 9.100
13. Bridgitte Kivisto (Yale) 8.975
14. Kerri Lutfey (Penn) 8.950
15. Stephanie Ortiz (Penn) 8.850
16. Chelsey Binkley (Brown) 8.700
17. Maddie Pearsall (Cornell) 8.675
18. Melissa Bowe (Brown) 8.500
19. Vida Rivera (Brown) 8.475

Floor
1. Maddie Pearsall (Cornell) 9.800
Alina Lao (Yale) 9.800
3. Brittany Howse (Cornell) 9.750
Megan Gilbert (Cornell) 9.750
4. Sari Tepper (Cornell) 9.725
5. Steph Ortiz (Penn) 9.700
Jordan Brewer (Penn) 9.700
6. Bridgitte Kivisto (Yale) 9.675
7. Emily Lenk (Cornell) 9.650
8. Kristen Campbell (Yale) 9.625
9. Elise Bowe (Penn) 9.600
10. Allison Mak (Yale) 9.500
11. Lucy LaCour (Penn) 9.475
Hannah Goldstein (Brown) 9.475
Chelsey Binkley (Brown) 9.475
Kerri Lavallee (Cornell) 9.475
12. Jennifer Sobuta (Brown) 9.450
13. Stephanie Albert (Brown) 9.425
14. Kerri Lutfey (Penn) 9.400
15. Whitney Diederich (Brown) 9.350
16. Victoria Zanelli (Brown) 8.925
17. Marissa Rosen (Penn) 8.850
18. Lauren Tatsuno (Yale) 8.600
19. Katherine Yao (Yale) 8.375

All-Around
1. Alina Lao (Yale) 38.525
2. Jennifer Sobuta (Brown) 37.950
3. Bridgitte Kivisto (Yale) 37.750
4. Maddie Pearsall (Cornell) 37.725
5. Marissa Rosen (Penn) 37.700
6. Jordan Brewer (Penn) 37.625
7. Stephanie Albert (Brown) 37.600
8. Elise Bowe (Penn) 37.350
9. Chelsey Binkley (Brown) 37.100
10. Victoria Zanelli (Brown) 36.700