Vida Rivera
Vida Rivera
Year: Junior
Hometown: Jackson Heights, NY
High School: NYC Lab School
Position: All-Around

As a Sophomore in 2009: Due to injuries, Rivera competed solely on the bars for the Bears this season .... Earned the ECAC Coaches Choice Award after helping Brown to its highest finish (second place) at the Ivy Classic since 2002 ... She posted a career-high 9.750 to earn the bar title during the Classic.

As a Freshman in 2008: Stepped up right away during her freshman campaign and became a consistent scorer on the bars, beam and floor for the team ... Earned second place with a personal best 9.650 on the bars at the Ivy Classic, and holds a personal best 9.450 on the beam ... Posted a 9.350 on the floor on Jan. 27 ... Named to the ECAC All-Academic Team.

Before Brown: A four-year Level 10 competitor...Was a two-time JO National Qualifier an d placed 15th on the bars at the JO Nationals...Three-time Level 10 Regional qualifier and placed second on the floor and bars, and took third in the all-around as well...Was the New York State Bar Champion and placed second in the all-around at the Championships..Also placed first on the bars at the Capitol Cup Bar Finals.