Binkley Named ECAC Scholar-Athlete of the Year; 13 Bears Selected to All-Academic Team

Providence, RI- Brown senior gymnast Chelsey Binkley (Marietta, GA) was selected as the ECAC Scholar-Athlete of the Year and was also named to the ECAC All-Academic Team, along with 13 other Bears, the ECAC recently announced at the ECAC Championships hosted at Brown on Saturday afternoon. In order to qualify for the All-Academic Team, gymnasts must have a 3.2 cumulative GPA.

Binkley, Brown's 2010 Most Valuable Gymnast and a USAG All-American on vault, was named the ECAC's Specialist of the Week on March 8 after earning the top score on the uneven bars with a career-high 9.7. Her 9.65 on the vault that day also helped lead the Bears to their highest team score (191.875) in seven years. This season she registered a season-high score of 9.8 on the bars vs. Cornell, and posted a 9.750 on the vault this past weekend during the ECAC Championships.

ECAC All-ACADEMIC TEAM

Madeline Benz
Chelsey Binkley
Rebecca Freedman
Katie Goddard
Kasey Haas
Lauren Hall
Taline Lahcanski
Emily Lutfey
Julia Meyer
Katie Rogers
Michelle Shnayder
Lilly Siems
Carli Wiesenfeld
Victoria Zanelli