Melissa Forziat Named ECAC Gymnastics Rookie Of The Week

Feb. 6, 2002

Brown freshman Melissa Forziat (Garden City, NY) took first place on the floor (9.700) and second place on the beam (9.725) in helping Brown to a 185.800-183.750 victory over Penn in the Bears' first Ivy meet of the season.

Both of her scores on the two events were career-highs, while her 9.700 on the floor is a season-high score for the team. Her 9.725 on the beam is the second-highest score on the team this season, behind a 9.775.

The Brown gymnastics team is 5-2-0 on the season and 1-0 in the Ivy League. The Bears will compete at The University of Rhode Island (with Yale, NC State, and UMass) on Sunday, February 10, 2002 in a 12:00 noon meet.