January 29, 2014

Chretien, Walters Take Home ECAC Gymnastics Weekly Honors

ECAC Division I Women's Gymnastics Weekly Release

CENTERVILLE, Mass. – Sophomore Alexandra Chretien (Commerce Township, Mich.) earned ECAC Division I Women's Gymnastics Specialist of the Week and classmate Diana Walters (Austin, Texas) was tabbed Coaches' Choice as announced by the league office on Tuesday. The pair was essential in Brown's second-place showings at Rutgers on Friday and at the team's first home meet of the season on Sunday.

Chretien had the highest score for the Bears on any event on Sunday, tying her career high with a 9.825 on the bars and posting the second highest score on that event in school history. In addition, the mark was the highest score from any ECAC gymnast on any event this past weekend of competition.

Competing all-around for the first time this season, Walters was outstanding in back to back meets, earning Brown's top score in the all-around (38.400) on Sunday. She was solid on all four events and earned the Bears' second highest score on vault (9.650) and bars (9.675). This was Walters' second-highest all-around score in her career.

Chretien, Walters and the rest of the Bears are back in action on Saturday at the Bulldog Invitational featuring Yale, Southern Connecticut and Bridgeport. First rotation is set for 1 p.m.