A strong force in the vault and bars line-ups for Brown, McNell was named ECAC Rookie of the Week last season. As a sophomore, earned the ECAC Coaches Choice award for her performance at the Ivy Classic, in which she earned her two personal best scores on vault and bars. McNell competed in her first collegiate all-around in the meet with Bridgeport on 3/12/05, and finished in fourth place. Before Brown: An All-American team selection 2000 and 2001 ... Qualified for the Level 9 State Championship ... Finished 3rd in vault at the YMCA Nationals 2001 ... Fairfield County High School State Champion on vault, bars, beam, floor and the all-around ... Also finished 5th on bars at the New England Championship ... A member of the Connecticut Post All-Star Team... A High Honor student and participant in the Idea Program.
Career Highs: Vault - 9.725; Bars - 9.6