Charlotte Cooperman
Charlotte Cooperman
Year: So.
Hometown: Southborough, Mass.
High School: Algonquin
Major: Biomedical Engineering
Residential College: Pierson

Personal Bests:

Vault: 9.775 (1/19/2019)

Beam: 9.825 (2/18/2019) 

Floor: 9.800 (2/17/2019)

2019: Competed beam, floor and vault ... Bridgeport vault runner-up (9.775) ... Third-place on vault against Penn (9.700) ... Floor champion against Brown (9.800) ... Third-place on beam against Brown (9.700) ... Earned career highs on floor and vault ... Holds second- and tenth-highest team vault records in program history ... Holds first-, third- and tenth-highest team beam records in program history ... named a member of the ECAC All-Academic Team

Summer 2018: Took an introductory to microeconomics course at the London School of Economics (LSE)

2018: Two-time ECAC Coaches Choice Award winner ... Underwent hand surgery ... Competed on balance beam ... Earned beam career-high at Don Tonry Invitational (9.750) ... Beat her career-high on beam at USAG Collegiate Nationals (9.800) ... USAG Collegiate Nationals and ECAC balance beam top 10

High School: Level 10 gymnast from Elite Gymnastics Academy in Ashland, Massachusetts... Placed third on Balance Beam at the Junior Olympic National Championships in 2017 and fifth in 2016 ... Has numerous top three finishes at the state, regional, and national level in Vault and Floor exercises 

Questions with Cooperman:

Who is your biggest influence? Why? "My biggest influence has been my grandfather. His incredible work ethic and passion for everything he does has made him an great role model for me."

Favorite event? Why? "My favorite event is beam because I love the challenge that comes with the event. There is always something new to try."

Why Yale? "I chose Yale for the combination of academics, gymnastics, and community. In addition to receiving an excellent education, the camaraderie I felt with the gymnastics team from my very first visit made Yale feel like home. The team members and coaches all have similar goals as well as the unwavering support of one another. Finally, the community makes the campus a welcoming place where a students value and take pride in the many traditions the school's storied history has to offer."