Metairie, La.
Previous School
High School
St. Mary's Dominican

2007 SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll

Competed in only three meets on the season … Made her collegiate debut on the bars versus Arkansas (1/18) and tallied an impressive 9.800 … Competed against Centenary on the bars, notching a career-high 9.875 (2/29) … Debuted on the vault at N.C. State, notching a 9.275 (3/14).

Competed on the floor just once for LSU and scored a 8.450 in the Tigers’ win over Iowa.

Coached by James Guidry, Stephanie Hyett and Charlene Chen at the Northshore Center for Artistic Gymnastics … A Level 10 gymnast, she was a three-time Junior Olympic national qualifier (2004-06) … Finished 10th on the floor at the 2005 J.O. Nationals … Helped her Region 8 team to a third-place finish at the 2004 J.O. Nationals … Won the Level 10 Louisiana state all-around titles in 2005 and 2006 … Recorded career high scores of 9.600 on the vault and 9.875 on the floor … Attended St. Mary’s Dominican High School … Graduated with Summa Cum Laude honors … Earned Cum Laude honors on the national Latin exams in 2002 and 2004 … Placed 10th on the advanced math test at the Mu Alpha Theta convention in 2005.

Full name is Yvette Marie Triay … Born Nov. 20, 1987 … Daughter of Diane and Melvin Triay, III … Has an older brother, Mel, and a younger sister, Caroline … Father, Melvin, also attended LSU … Majoring in mechanical engineering.

Floor – 8.450 at Iowa – 1/12/07

Full name: Yvette Marie Triay 
Favorite color: Lime Green
Favorite restaurant: Yvette Marie’s Café  
Favorite food: Mashed potatoes and peas
Favorite actress: Sarah Silverman
Favorite actor: Steve Carell 
TV shows I must TiVo: Family Guy and The Pickup Artist 
Favorite song:”Sweet Emotion” – Aerosmith
What song is on repeat in your iPod: Every Red Hot Chili Peppers song
My favorite thing about LSU is: tailgating  
My favorite sports besides gymnastics are: racquetball, Formula 1 Racing and snowboarding 
The team I look most forward to competing against is: Centenary 
If you could trade places with anyone on the team, who would it be and why? Our trainer Jamie Kennedy, so I could see what she has to put up with 
The best piece of advice I ever received was: Don’t drink and derive (for math people!) 
I’ve always wanted to travel to: Outer space and meet an alien 
I can’t stand it when: people walk slow and when people ask questions during movies 
My favorite thing to do in Baton Rouge is: relax and enjoy a beautiful day 
Three words that best describe me are: engiNERD, spontaneous and chill
Three words that best describe our team are: young, short and motivated

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