Position
All-around
Height
5'2
Class
Freshman
Hometown
Metairie, La.
Previous School
Northshore
High School
St. Mary's Dominican

2007 SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2008)
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).

FRESHMAN SEASON (2007)
Competed on the floor just once for LSU and scored a 8.450 in the Tigers’ win over Iowa.

CLUB/HIGH SCHOOL
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.

PERSONAL
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.

TRIAY’S CAREER HIGHS
Floor – 8.450 at Iowa – 1/12/07

GETTING TO KNOW … YVETTE
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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