Caroline Morant, Gymnastics
Freshman gymnast Caroline Morant (Chicago,
Ill.) earned ECAC Rookie of the Year honors and earned a spot at in
the NCAA Division I Gymnastics Regionals after a stellar inaugural
collegiate season. Morant took the ECAC all-around title with a
38.975 and tied for first on beam with a 9.800 to lead the Bears to
their first-ever ECAC Championship on Saturday.
Morant becomes Brown's first ECAC Rookie of the Year since World Floor Champion and Olympic Silver Medalist Alicia Sacramone took the honor in 2007. The five-time ECAC Rookie of the Week posted a 38.715 all-around RQS for the third-best in the ECAC and her 9.800 on floor is 23rd in the region. Morant is one of three Regional qualifiers for the Bears, the most ever for Brown in a single season.