Gymnastics Team Ranked In National Top 10 Academically

Sept. 7, 2006

Providence, RI - The Brown gymnastics team finished in the Top 10 in the nation academically among NCAA gymnastics teams, ranking ninth in the National Association of Collegiate Gymnastics Coaches/Women (NACGC/W) rankings with a team GPA of 3.4553. Additionally, eight Brown gymnasts earned individual NACGC/W honors by having GPAs above 3.5.

Junior neuroscience concentrator Hannah Goldstein, the 2006 ECAC Scholar Athlete of the Year, again lead the way for the Bears with a 4.0 GPA. Sophomore Rachel Foodman also earned top honors with a 4.0.

Brown's six other honorees, with their concentrations and GPAs: Kate Slawsky '07 (biomedical ethics) - 3.88; Miriam Straus '06 (political science) - 3.83; Whitney Diederich '09 - 3.67; Mandi Baughman '06 (sociology) - 3.60; Sarah Durning '08 (art history) - 3.5; Jessica Pestronk '08 (economics) - 3.5