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Quick Facts & Schedule UNIVERSITY Quick Facts

Location . . . . . . . . . .University Park, Pa. Enrollment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .44,012 Conference . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Big Ten Colors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Blue & White Nickname . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Nittany Lions President . . . . . . . .Dr. Graham Spanier Athletics Director . . . . . . . . . .Tim Curley Assoc. A.D./SWA .Sue Delaney-Scheetz

PENN STATE Coaches

Head Coach . . . . . . . .Jeff Thompson/1 School Record/Years . . . . . . . . .1st Year Assoc. H.C. . . . . .Rachelle Thompson/1 Asst. Coach . . . . . . .Randy Monahan/3 Office . . .110A, 110B or 111 White Bldg Telephone . . . . . . . . . .(814) 863-7461 or . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(814) 867 -4438 Fax . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(814) 865-8149 Home Arena (Capacity) . . . . .Rec Hall . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(5,812)

2010 In Review

2010 Regular Season Record . . . . .18-9 Big Ten Regular Season Record . . .4-2 Big Ten Championships/finish . .5-1/2nd 2010 NCAA Regional Finish . . .3rd (NE) 2010 NCAA Finish . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .N/A Final National Ranking . . . . . . . . .No. 14 All-Americans Returning/Lost . . . . . .1/1 Letterwinners Returning/Lost . . . . . .9/6 Newcomers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5

Fri.

7

at Alabama

Sat.

23

New Hampshire (DD)

Fri. Fri.

28

at Michigan with Illinois at Florida with N.C. State

Tuscaloosa, Ala.

Ann Arbor, Mich.

University Park, Pa.

8:30 p.m. 7:30 p.m.

7 p.m.

Gainesville, Fla.

7 p.m.

February

Pittsburgh, West Virginia &

University Park, Pa.

2 p.m,

Fri.

at North Carolina

Chapel Hill, N.C.

7 p.m.

University Park, Pa.

1 p.m.

Fri.

11 18

Sat.

26

Fri.

4

Sat.

19

Sat.

Sat.

12

2

Bridgeport

at Maryland with Rutgers &

William & Mary

Ohio State (DD)

March

ATHLETIC Communications

Contact . . . . . . . . . . . .Susan Bedsworth Office . . . . .101 G Bryce Jordan Center . . . . . . . . . . . . .University Park, PA 16802 Office Phone . . . . . . . . . .(814) 865-1757 Fax . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .863-3165 Email . . . . . . . . . . . . . .sjb5001@psu.edu Website . . . . . .www.GoPSUsports.com

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College Park, Md.

N.C. State & Maryland

University Park, Pa.

at Big Ten Championship

Minneapolis, Minn.

at West Virginia

Morgantown, W.V.

7 p.m.

7 p.m.

7 p.m.

3 p.m.

(Illinois, Iowa, Michigan, Michigan State, Minnesota, Ohio State)

April

NCAA Regional Championships Campus Sites

Fri-Sun. 15-17 NCAA Championships

First Year of Gymnastics . . . . . . . . .1965 All-Time Record/Years . . . .586-269-4/44 National Championships . . . . . . . . . . .2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(1978 & 1980) NCAA Championship Appearances 16 . . . . . . . . . . .(1982, 84, 85, 86, 88, 91, 92 . . 93, 94, 95, 96, 97, 98, 99, 2000, 05, 09) AIAW Championship Appearances . .7 . . . . . . . . . . .(1975, 76, 77, 78, 79, 80, 81)

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Sun. 6

GYMNASTICS History

2

January

Cleveland, Ohio

Bold indicates home meet at Rec Hall • All times eastern time

(DD) indicates meet is a double dual with the Penn State men’s team


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TABLE OF CONTENTS

Table of Contents

2010 SEASON . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2-11 2011 Schedule & Notes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2 2011 Quickfacts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2 Table of Contents . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 Head Coach Jeff Thompson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4 Asst. Coaches Rachelle Thompson & Randy Monahan, support staff .5-7 2011 Roster . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8 2011 Nittany Lions by Class . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9 Team Building . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10-11 2010 PENN STATE NITTANY LIONS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12-25 Danielle Hover, Heather McElwee, Whitney Bencsko . . . . . . . . . .12-16 Natalie Ettl, Daryl Konsevick. Alex Stine . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .17-19 Susan Martens, Madison Merriam, Sharaya Musser . . . . . . . . . . . .20-22 Kristin Blades, Cassidy Bogar, Stephanie Brock . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .23-24 Lindsay Musgrove, Kassidy Stauder . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .24-25

ATHLETIC COMMUNICATIONS

Contact: Susan Bedsworth Assistant Director

101-G Bryce Jordan Center University Park, Pa. 16802

Office Phone: 814-865-1757 Cell Phone: 814-308-2273 FAX: 814-863-3165

E-Mail: sjb5001@psu.edu

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2010 IN REVIEW . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .25-37 Meet-by-Meet Performances . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .25-26 2010 Results and Team Score Breakdown . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .27 2010 Team and Individual Highs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .28 2010 Season Notes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .29 Meet Recaps . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .30-37 PENN STATE WOMEN’S GYMNASTICS HISTORY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .38-62 Event and Coaching History . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .38 National Championship History . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .39 All-Time High Scores and Records . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .40-42 NCAA Regionals . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .42 All-Americans . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .43 Honors and Awards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .44-45 Ann Carr Award . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .46 Nationally Ranked Teams . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .47 All-Time Results . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .48-55 Letterwinners . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .56-57 Academic Success . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .58-59 Gymnastics Facilities . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .60-61 Rec Hall . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .62

MEDIA INFORMATION . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .63-64 All-Time Series Records . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .63-64 TV/Radio Roster . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .64

2011 Team Captains

Danielle Hover & Whitney Bencsko CREDITS

The 2011 Penn State Women’s Gymnastics Yearbook was compiled, written, and layed out by Susan Bedsworth; Stephanie Petulla, Executive Editor; Michele Kopec, Design. Photos by: Penn State Campus Photography, Steve Shephard, Lloyd Smith, Mark Selders and Robert Harley (CollegiateGymnast.com). Printed by: Jostens, State College, Pa.

Copies Available to the public for $7 each U.Ed. No. ICA-11-14

STATEMENT OF NONDISCRIMINATION

The Pennsylvania State University is committed to the policy that all persons shall have equal access to programs, facilities, admission, and employment without regard to personal characteristics not related to ability, performance, or qualifications as determined by University policy or by state or federal authorities. The Pennsylvania State University does not discriminate against any person because of age, ancestry, color, disability or handicap, national origin, race, religious creed, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. Direct all inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policy to the Affirmative Action Director, The Pennsylvania State University, 328 Boucke Building, University Park, PA 16802-5901; tel. (814) 863-0471; TDD (814) 865-3175.

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Head Coach Jeff Thompson

Jeff

THOMPSON First Year at Penn State Kentucky, 1985

n July 15, 2010, Jeff Thompson was introduced as the ninth head coach in Penn State women's gymnastics history. The two-time SEC Coach of the year, joins the Nittany Lion family after 11 successful years at Auburn University in Alabama. He is joined at Penn State by his wife Rachelle, who will serve as the associate head coach. In 11 years as the head of the Auburn University women's gymnastics program, Thompson was named the SEC Coach of the Year and NCAA Regional Head Coach of the Year in 2003 and 2008. Most recently, he became the first head coach at Auburn to be awarded the "Above and Beyond" award in 2009. Despite facing stiff competition in the SEC, Thompson's teams improved each year. The Tigers qualified for NCAA Regionals eight consecutive years and were the No. 2 seed twice the last three years. As a • Two-time SEC Coach of the coaching team, the Year (2003, 2008) Thompsons worked • Two-time Central Region diligently to improve Coach of the Year (‘03, ‘08) attendance at their • Regional Assistant Coach of home meets, growing it the Year (‘95) to an average of more than 5,500 this past season. In 2010, Thompson coached Auburn to • Four NCAA All-Americans upset victories against • Three SEC Gymnasts of the Yr. then No. 8 Arkansas • Three SEC Scholar-Athletes of and No. 12 Kentucky. the Year In addition, the Tigers • Four All-SEC Team Members defeated then No. 8 • 1 SEC Freshman of the Year and five-time defending • 41 NACGC/W Academic National Champion Honorees Georgia for the first • 53 SEC Academic Honor Roll time in program hisSelections tory.

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THOMPSON’S CAREER HONORS:

THOMPSON HAS PRODUCED:

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As a coaching team at Auburn, the Thompsons produced four NCAA All-Americans, four All-SEC team members, three SEC Gymnast of the Year winners and one SEC Freshman of the Year. They coached nine NCAA Championship individual qualifiers and four NCAA Regional Event Champions. Their gymnasts also excelled in the classroom and in the community in their 11 years with the program. There were three SEC Scholar-Athlete of the Year winners, three CoSIDA/ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District members, 41 NACGC/W Academic All-Americans and 53 SEC Academic Honor Roll selections. Prior to arriving at Auburn, Thompson was the assistant coach at Louisiana State University from 1994-99 and was the Junior Olympic Program Director at the Cincinnati Gymnastics Academy in Fairfield, Ohio from 1993-94. Thompson also held assistant coaching positions at two Big Ten institutions, Illinois and Wisconsin, as well as serving as a graduate assistant coach at Kentucky. Thompson earned a Bachelor of Arts in Education with an emphasis in Physical Education from Kentucky in 1985. He went on to receive a Master of Science in Biomechanics in 1995. Jeff and Rachelle have two sons, Parker (15) and Griffin (13).


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Associate Head Coach Rachelle Thompson

RACHELLE

THOMPSON First Year at Penn State Auburn, 2004

achelle Thompson begins her first season as the associate head coach of the Penn State women's gymnastics program after 11 years at Auburn University in Alabama. Her husband, Jeff, serves as the head coach. Thompson joined the Auburn staff in 1999 as a choreographer and volunteer coach before being promoted to assistant coach in 2002 and associate head coach in 2006. Her responsibilities included, but were not limited to, handling coaching beam and floor, choreographing beam and floor routines, managing all meet contracts, scheduling community service projects, recruiting, handling travel arrangements and the budget. She was a two-time Auburn University Assistant Coach of the Year and was selected the 2008 NACGC/W Central Region Assistant Coach of the Year. As a coaching team at Auburn, the Thompsons produced four NCAA All-Americans, four All-SEC team members, three SEC Gymnast of the Year winners and one SEC Freshman of the Year. They coached nine NCAA Championship individual qualifiers and four NCAA Regional Event Champions. Their gymnasts also excelled in the classroom and in the community. They had three SEC Scholar-Athlete of the Year winners, three CoSIDA/ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District mem-

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bers, 41 NACGC/W Academic All-Americans and 53 SEC Academic Honor Roll selections. Prior to joining the Tiger staff, Rachelle was a choreographer and volunteer coach at LSU for six years and at Illinois from 1992-93. Thompson attended LSU and was a three-time NCAA All-American gymnast. She was a finalist for the American Award honoring the Top Five Senior Gymnasts, as well as a finalist for the Honda-Broderick Cup. Thompson earned a Bachelor of Science and Education from Auburn. Rachelle and Jeff have two sons, Parker (15) and Griffin (13).

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Assistant Coach Randy Monahan

Randy

MONAHAN Third Year at Penn State Ohio State, 2006

ssistant coach Randy Monahan enters his third season with the Penn State women’s gymnastics program. With the Nittany Lions, Monahan aids in recruiting and training student-athletes along with various other aspects of the program. “We are very excited that we were able to keep Randy on our staff,” said head coach Jeff Thompson. “The returning girls really liked his personality and coaching style during his first two seasons at Penn State. We felt like he was a really good fit for us and that he could also be a bridge between the old coaching staff and the new. For us as new coaches, it’s been like having 14 freshmen. Randy has been able to help us understand the returners’ personalities, training habits and competitive trends making our transition a smooth one. As a competitor, Randy was one of the top male gymnasts in the United States and, as such, is able to demonstrate drills and skills like no other coach with which I have ever worked. He has also been an incredible recruiter for Penn State. All of the club coaches in the area know

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him from when he was a competitor growing up in Pennsylvania and everyone likes him. He is going to be a great head coach one day; so, we are going to enjoy every minute while we have him here. Monahan was a member of the Ohio State men’s team from 2001 to 2005 and was a seven-time All-American with the Buckeyes, who captured Big Ten titles in 2002 and 2005. He was the Big Ten Gymnast of the Year and also captured the Big Ten All-Around title in 2003 and 2004 and was a Nissen-Emery Finalist in 2005, finishing second in the all-around at the NCAA Championships that same year. Monahan comes to Penn State from the club coaching ranks, most recently with Artistic Sports Academy Plus out of Harrisburg, Pa. At Artistics Sports, Monahan assisted the head coach in instruction and analysis of youth athletes as well as various coaching and instructional responsibilities. He was also employed by EJM Food Corporation as a Quality Control Specialist. Prior to his time in the Harrisburg area, Monahan was a coach at Buckeye Gymnastics where he worked with a vide varieties of athletes from levels 4-10. He also served as a volunteer assistant coach with the Ohio State men’s team where he assisted in instructional and managerial capacities as well as having training and competitive responsibilities. Monahan graduated from Ohio State in 2006 with a Bachelor of Science degree in human ecology. He is married to volunteer assistant coach, Jillian Monahan.


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Support Staff

Jillian

MONAHAN

Mike

Volunteer Assistant Coach

Athletic Trainer

Lindsay

BlOOM

Beenash

Team Manager

Team Manager

GAY

First Year at Penn State

SHEIKH

Jake

ZENKER Team Manager

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HeadRoster 2010 Coach Steve Shephard

Behind the Lion, from left: Alex Stine, Cassidy Bogar, Lindsay Musgrove, Kassidy Stauder, Kristin Blades, Sharaya Musser In front of Lion, from left: Natalie Ettl, Danielle Hover, Daryl Konsevick, Whitney Bencsko, Heather McElwee, Susan Martens, Stephanie Brock, Madison Merriam Name

Yr.

Kristin Blades

Fr.

Whitney Bencsko

Event

Ht.

Hometown/High School

Pronunciations

Jr.

AA

5-5

Pompton Plains, N.J./Pequannock

Ettl . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .ETT-ul

Cassidy Bogar

Fr.

AA

5-1

League City, Texas/Clear Creek High

Konsevick . . .KON-suh-vick

Natalie Ettl

Jr.

UB, BB

5-2

Waukesha, Wis./Mukwonago

Stephanie Brock

Fr.

AA

AA

5-2

5-5

Gainesville, Va./Battlefield High

Burlington, N.J./Burlington Twp. High

Danielle Hover

Sr.

AA

5-3

Susan Martens

So.

V, BB

5-2

Phoenix, Ariz./Xavier College Prep

5-8

Gaithersburg, Md./Magruder

Daryl Konsevick

Jr.

AA

Hamburg, N.Y./Hamburg

5-0

Rutherford, N.J./Rutherford

Heather McElwee

Sr.

V, BB, FX

5-1

Lindsay Musgrove

Fr.

AA

5-3

League City, Texas/Clear Creek High

5-3

Palmerton, Pa./Palmerton Area

Madison Merriam Sharaya Musser Kassidy Stauder Alex Stine

So. So. Fr. Jr.

AA

AA

AA AA

5-2

Ponte Vedra, Fla./Nease

5-4

Head Coach:

Jeff Thompson (First year)

Assistant Coach:

Randy Monahan (3rd year)

Colorado Springs, Colo./Pine Creek

Philipsburg, Pa./State College Area

Assoc. Head Coach: Rachelle Thompson (First Year)

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Hover . . . . . . . . . . .HOE-ver McElwee . . . . .mac-EL-wee

Rachelle . . . . . . . .Ruh-shell

Sharaya . . . . . . .Sha-ray-uh Stauder . . . . . . . . .Staw-der


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The Shephard 2011 Coaching Nittany Lions Philosophy by Class The Seniors

Heather McElwee Danielle Hover

The Juniors Natalie Ettl Whitney Bencsko Daryl Konsevick Alex Stine

The Sophomores Madison Merriam Sharaya Musser Susan Martens

The Freshmen Cassidy Bogar Lindsay Musgrove Kassidy Stauder Stephanie Brock Kristin Blades

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Assistant Coach Jessica Bastardi Team-Building

While Penn State women’s gymnastics is a team, it’s also a family. It is a bond that is strengthened through blood, sweat and tears in the gym and laughter, helping hands and teamwork out of the gym. All of these components build trust, friendships and strong ties, which are necessary to take the team to the next level and have fun along the way. Whether it’s a high-ropes course, the traditional team run up Mt. Nittany or just hanging out at a football game with 110,000 of your closest friends, the Penn State women’s gymnastics team is a family in and out of the gym.

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Assistant Coach Randy Team-Building Monahan

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Meet the Nittany Lions

Danielle

Hover

All-Around • Sr. • 5-3 Major: HRIM

Hamburg, N.Y. • Hamburg

Lion Career 2010 ( Junior): Academic All-Big Ten ... competed in 12 meets for the Nittany Lions on vault and beam ... averaged 9.683 on vault (12 meets) and 9.675 on beam (six meets) ... scored a 9.800 or better on vault in six meets ... earned a fifth place finish on vault with a 9.800 vs. Cornell, Iowa and Yale (1/23) ... scored a 9.800 at Pittsburgh (2/13) and against West Virginia (2/23) ... posted a 9.825 vs. Nebraska (3/20) ... tied her career-best with a 9.850 at the NCAA Regional Championships (4/10) ... posted a career-high 9.800 on beam vs. Maryland, Michigan and Bridgeport (3/7) ... matched her personal-best with a 9.800 and a fourth place finish vs. Nebraska ... scored a 9.775 in the NCAA Regional Championships (4/10). 2009 (Sophomore): Saw action in 11 meets on both vault and bars … averaged a 9.768 on vault (10 meets) and a 9.745 on bars (10 meets) … tied her career best on vault (9.850), including at the Big Ten Championships (3/21) and the NCAA National Championships (4/16) … finished fourth on vault in a quad meet with Cornell, William & Mary and Penn (2/7) … registered a season-high on bars with a score of 9.825 at the NCAA National Championships (4/16) … earned a fifth-place finish versus Cornell, William & Mary and Penn (2/7) with a score of 9.675. 2008 (Freshman): Competed in every meet of the year on bars, also seeing significant action on beam and vault … averaged a 9.682 on vault (seven meets), a 9.696 on bars (13 meets) and a 9.641 on beam (11 meets) … scored a career-high 9.800 on vault to finish fourth at New Hampshire (2/9) … had two top five finishes on bars, including a career-high and third-place 9.850 at Alabama (3/14) … also finished fourth on bars with a 9.775 at Ohio State (2/24) … recorded three finishes in the top five on beam … placed second with a 9.725 on beam at Ohio State (3/24) … scored a careerhigh 9.775 on beam to place fourth versus West Virginia (2/2) … also placed fifth on beam with a 9.700 against Bowling Green, Cortland and George Washington (3/1).

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High School/Club Four-year gymnastics letterwinner and four-year track letterwinner at Hamburg High School in Hamburg, N.Y. … led the Bulldogs to the state championship all four years, claiming the section championship in 2005 and 2006 and the division championship in 2006 … in 2007 was a high school state qualifier along with a high school nationals qualifier … in 2006 during junior season was the Section VI All-Around champion and also a high school state qualifier, also earning that distinction in 2004 and 2005 … competed for the Hamburg Gymnastics Club … six-time Empire State Games gold medalist … 2007 Region VI vault runner-up … three-time Junior Olympic National qualifier (2005, 2006, 2007) … was the Level 9 New York state vault champion in 2004, also an Eastern National Qualifier that year … was a four-year sectional qualifier in high school for track and field … member of the National Honor Society … was a scholar athlete all four years of high school for gymnastics and track … High Honor Roll member all four years of high school … Student of the Month … 2004 and 2005 Most Valuable Gymnast … 2006 and 2007 Athletic Leadership Award … 2005 New York State Good Sport Award … Varsity Club Scholarship honoree.


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Meet the Nittany Lions Personal Born Danielle Jeanine Hover on Jan. 15, 1989 in Buffalo, N.Y. … parents are Barbara and David Hover … has one sister, Liz (24) … father was a gymnast at Kent State University … majoring in hotel, restaurant and institutional management and after graduation would like to work in the hospitality industry, preferably at a resort that is some place warm and full of excitement ... names Dave Matthews Band as favorite musician, “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off ” and “Wedding Crashers” as favorite movies, “Fresh Prince of Bel Air” as favorite television show, the Buffalo Sabres and Bills as favorite professional sports teams and Mary Lou Retton as favorite athlete ... "My goals for this season are to personally walk away with no regrets in May and to compete consistently for my team all season long. Additionally I hope for our team to become Big Ten Champions and qualify for NCAA Nationals" ... nickname is Dani. Quoting Coach Thompson “Dani is doing a great job as co-captain and providing the leadership that you would expect to come from a senior. She works hard every day and we expect her to be a leader on vault, bars and beam.”

Career Highs

Vault: . . . . . . .9.850, 2x, last at NCAA Regionals (4/10/10) Bars: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9.850 vs. Alabama (3/14/08) Beam: . . . . . . . . . . . .9.800, 2x, last vs. Nebraska (3/20/10) Floor: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .N/A All-Around: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .N/A

2010 Season Highs

Vault: . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9.850 at NCAA Regionals (4/10/10) Bars: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .N/A Beam: . . . . . . . . . . . .9.800, 2x, last vs. Nebraska (3/20/10) Floor: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .N/A All-Around: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .N/A We Are ... 14 Strong! • Penn State Women’s Gymnastics

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Heather

McElwee V, BB, FX • Sr. • 5-1 Major: RPTM

Ponte Vedra, Fla. • Nease

Lion Career 2010 (Junior): Academic All-Big Ten ... did not see competitive meet action. 2009 (Sophomore): Competed in eight meets primarily on floor, but also saw action in three meets on beam … averaged a 9.663 on beam and a 9.700 on beam (three meets) … earned two top five finishes on beam … finished fifth with a season-high score of 9.775 versus Michigan (1/24) and again at Nebraska (1/30) with a score of 9.675 … set a career-high score of 9.850 on floor at the Big Ten Championships (3/21) … scored a 9.800 at the NCAA Regionals (4/4) … recorded a score of 9.750 at the NCAA National Championships. 2008 (Freshman): Competed in 10 meets, concentrating on bars, beam and floor … averaged an 8.745 on bars (five meets), a 9.566 on beam (eight meets) and a 9.604 on floor (seven meets) … scored a career-high 9.675 on bars at Ohio State (2/24) … recorded three top-five finishes on beam … produced a personal-best 9.800 on beam at New Hampshire (2.9), good for her first career individual event title … claimed second on beam at Pittsburgh (1/11) with a 9.775 … notched a third-place 9.775 at Arkansas (1/25) … posted a 9.750 on floor at New Hampshire (2/9). High School/Club Attended Allen D. Nease High School in St. Augustine, Fla … competed for Gymnastics Unlimited in Jacksonville, Fla. … a four-time Regional qualifier … earned fourth-placed in the all-around at Regionals during junior year and placed first on the beam, becoming a National qualifier … placed second in the all-around during sophomore year at Regionals, becoming a National qualifier and also was the state beam champion … was a Regional qualifier and a first alternate for the national team during freshman year … earned the Character Counts Award in 2006 … three-time Art Works Award winner (2005, 2006, 2007).

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Meet the Nittany Lions Personal Born Heather Marie McElwee on Dec. 18, 1988 in Jacksonville, Fla. … parents are Teresa and Al Stanley, and Quintin and Becky McElwee … has one sister, Natalie Foster (23) and one brother, Morgan Stanley (16) … father Al Stanley was a pole vaulter at Florida State … majoring in Recreation, Parks & Tourism Management with a minor in business ... names sweet potatoes and tomato soup as favorite foods, “Friends,” “House,” “Grey’s Anatomy,” “Nip/Tuck” and “Biggest Loser” as favorite television shows, “The Peaceful Warrior” as favorite book and Lance Armstrong as favorite athlete ... names goals for this season as winning Big Tens and making NCAA Nationals ... nickname is Mac. Quoting Coach Thompson “Heather has done a great job rebounding from last year’s injury. She has herself positioned to be part of the lineup on vault and floor week in and week out.”

Career Highs

Vault: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .N/A Bars: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9.675 at Ohio State (2/24/08) Beam: . . . . . . .9.800 at UNH, with Yale and W. & M. (2/9/08) Floor: . . . . . . . . .9.850 at Big Ten Championships (3/21/09) All-Around: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .N/A

2010 Season Highs

Vault: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .N/A Bars: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .N/A Beam: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .N/A Floor: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .N/A All-Around: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .N/A We Are ... 14 Strong! • Penn State Women’s Gymnastics

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Whitney

Bencsko

AA• Jr. • 5-5 Major: Biobehavioral Health

Pompton Plains, N.J. • Pequannock

Lion Career 2010 (Sophomore): Competed in the all-around in seven meets before an injury sidelined her for the remainder of the season ... averaged 9.814 on vault, 9.534 on bars (eight meets), 9.654 on beam, 9.611 on floor and 38.664 in the all-around ... scored a 9.800 or higher in all but one meet ... finished in the top three event finishers four times ... on bars, recorded a season-high 9.825 on two occasions ... registered a career-high 9.875 on beam vs. Illinois (2/7) ... finished in the top five event finishers three times ... scored a 9.775 or high on floor five meets ... finished in the top fie on the event four times ... in the all-around, placed in the top five in all but one meet ... scored a season-high 39.300 vs. West Virginia (2/20) and received the Ann Carr award for her performance. 2009 (Freshman): NACGC/W First Team All-American on vault and Second Team All-American in the all-around ... Second Team All-Big Ten ... tied for second with teammate Brandi Personett on vault at the Big Ten Championships ... competed in all 13 meets, including 12 in the all-around ... qualified for the Individual Event Finals of the 2009 NCAA National Championships in vault finishing tied for eighth ... averaged a 38.877 in the all-around, 9.804 on vault, 9.560 on bars, 9.698 on beam and 9.815 on floor ... earned the Ann Carr award as the most inspirational gymnast of the meet versus Pittsburgh (1/10) where she finished second in the all-around ... on vault, finished in the top five event finishers 10 times ... scored better than a 9.800 11 times ... scored a career-best 9.925 against Michigan State (1/24) and matched the score at West Virginia (3/9) to claim individual event titles ... competed on bars in 12 meets with three top five finishes ... scored a career-high 9.875 to earn first at Maryland Quad meet (3/14) ... had six top five finishes on beam ... recorded a career-best score of 9.825 against New Hampshire, Rutgers and Bridgeport (2/21) ... finished in the top five seven times on floor ... scored better than 9.800 on nine occasions ... registered a career-high 9.925 versus West Virginia (3/9) ... finished in the top five in the all-around nine times, including six second place finishes ... notched a career-high score of 39.425 at West Virginia (3/9) ... scored a 38.900 or better in the all-around seven times. High School/Club Was a member of the North Stars Gymnastics Club program in Boonton, N.J., under the direction of Tony Gehman ... was the Level 10 New Jersey state champion on bars in 2008, finishing second on vault, second on beam, second on the floor and second in the all-around ... at Level 10 Region 7 Regionals, claimed the vault, bars, floor and all-around championships in 2008 ... at the 2008 Level 10 J.O. Nationals, finished sixth on beam, eighth on vault and 14th in the all-around ... at the 2007 Level 10 J.O. Nationals, claimed ninth on vault ... at the 2007 Level 10 Region 7 Regionals, finished first on vault and bars while claiming third on floor and fifth in the allaround ... was the 2007 Level 10 New Jersey state champion on bars and in the all-around while finishing second on vault and floor ... claimed first on vault and floor at the 2006 New Jersey state championships while also finishing second on bars and beam and in the all-around ... posted a first place finish in vault at the 2006 Level 10 Region 7 Regionals while also claiming third on floor and in the all-around ... posted as sixth-place finish on bars at the 2006 Level 10 J.O. Nationals while also finishing 10th on vault and 16

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12th in the all-around ... placed first on vault, second on floor and second in the all-around at the 2005 US Elite Challenge ... was a four-year High Honor Roll member at Pequannock Township High School.

Personal Born Whitney Christine Bencsko on Sept. 12, 1990 in Pompton Plains, N.J. ... parents are Doug and Paula Bencsko ... has three siblings, Ashley (24), Justin (22) and Morgan (9) ... brother Justin plays baseball at Villanova ... father Doug played football at Ithaca College ... majoring in biobehavioral health ... names Dave Matthews Band, Rascal Flatts and Lil Wayne as favorite entertainers, the New York Yankees as favorite pro sports team, "The Great Gatsby" as favorite book, "Grey's Anatomy," "Private Practice" and "So You Think You Can Dance" as favorite television shows, "Step Up" and "Superbad" as favorite movies, Channing Tatum and Patrick Dempsey as favorite actors, the British Virgin Islands as favorite place to visit and Jennifer Aniston as favorite actress ... names goals for this season as "I want to help my team win a first-ever Big Ten Championship! And I also want to help my team qualify to NCAA Nationals and better yet, Super Six!" ... nickname is Whit. Quoting Coach Thompson “Whitney is doing an outstanding job as one of our co-captains. She leads by example in and out of the gym by working hard at everything she does. Her hard work will be rewarded as she returns to the same level as when she was named an All-American.”

Career Highs

Vault: . . . . . . . . . . . .9.925, 2x last at West Virginia (3/9/09) Bars: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9.875 at Maryland (3/14/09) Beam: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9.875 vs. Illinois (2/6/10) Floor: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9.925 at West Virginia (3/9/09) All-Around: . . . . . . . . . . . . .39.425 at West Virginia (3/9/09)

2010 Season Highs

Vault: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9.900 vs. Cornell (1/23) Bars: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9.825, 2x, last vs West Virginia (2/20) Beam: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9.875 vs. Illinois (2/6) Floor: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9.900 vs. Nebaska (2/20) All-Around: . . . . . . . . . . . . . .39.300 vs. West Virginia (2/20)


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Natalie

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UB, BB • Jr. • 5-2 Major: Kinesiology

Waukesha, Wis.• Mukwonago

Lion Career 2010 (Sophomore): Second Team All-Big Ten ... Big Ten Sportsmanship honoree ... Academic All-Big Ten ... competed in 13 meets on bars with an average score of 9.808 ... finished in the top five finishers 10 times, including winning five titles ... scored a 9.800 or better in 11 meets ... won her first uneven bars title scoring a 9.900 in a quad meet with Cornell, Iowa and Yale (1/23) ... scored a career-high 9.950 for top honors vs. Illinois (2/7) ... won the event at Pittsburgh (2/13) with a 9.900 ... tied her personal-best with a 9.950 vs. Maryland, Michigan and Bridgeport (3/7) ... scored a 9.875 vs. Nebraska (3/20), good enough for second place ... won the Big Ten uneven bars title with a 9.925 (3/27) ... finished third with a 9.875 in the NCAA Regional Championship (4/10). 2009 (Freshman): Competed in 10 meets on bars with an average score of 9.805 ... finished in the top five finishers on six occasions ... earned the Ann Carr Award for most inspirational gymnast of the meet versus Cornell, William & Mary and Penn (2/7) where she finished third on bars ... placed third with a score of 9.800 at Illinois (1/17) ... scored a 9.750 at Nebraska to finish third ... recorded a 9.825, good enough for third place, versus Cornell, William & Mary and Penn (2/7) ... won bars with a career-high 9.850 at Michigan (2/13) ... tied her career best versus Alabama and Ohio State (3/1) and again at the Big Ten Championships (3/21) ... scored a 9.800 at the NCAA Regionals (4/4) and again at the NCAA Championships (4/16).

High School/Club Was a member of Salto Gymnastics club program in Waukesha, Wis., under the direction of Jim Chudy ... finished first on the bars and second on vault at the 2007 Wisconsin state championships ... finished third on the floor at the 2007 Regionals but tore her ACL for the second time on floor ... claimed first place on vault at the 2005 Wisconsin state championships ... placed third in the all-around, third on vault and second on beam at the 2005 Regionals ... a three-time National qualifier in 2003, 2004 and 2005, finishing 14th in the all-around and third on bars in 2005 and ninth in the all-around and sixth on bars in 2004 ... placed first in the all-around, first on bars, second on vault and tied for second on beam at the 2004 Wisconsin state championships ... also placed first in the all-around, first on bars and vault and second on beam at the 2003 Wisconsin state championships ... claimed first in the all-around and on bars and second on vault at the 2004 Regionals ... placed third in the all-around and first on bars and third on vault at the 2003 Regionals ... spent the 2006 and 2008 season rehabbing from her knee injuries ... member of the National Honor Society at Mukwonago High School ... four-year member of the national honor roll. Personal Born Natalie Clare Ettl on April 19, 1990 in Waukesha, Wis. ... parents are Steve and Beth Ettl ... has one brother, Will (16) ... majoring in kinesiology ... names camping and fishing as hobbies, Dave Matthews Band, Jack Johnson, Hootie and the Blowfish and Kenny Chesney as favorite entertainers, the Green Bay Packers, Milwaukee Brewers and the Miami Heat as favorite pro sports teams, "Mind Gym" as favorite book, "House," "CSI: Miami" and "Law & Order SVU" as favorite television shows, "The Italian Job," "Anchorman," "Superbad," "Sahara" and "Gone In 60 Seconds" as favorite

movies and her cabin in northern Wisconsin and anywhere with a beach as favorite places to visit ... names goals for the season as "to help my team win the first-ever Big Ten Championship title and help qualify to the NCAA Championship." Quoting Coach Thompson “I’ve been very impressed with Natalie’s work ethic throughout the fall. She is a quiet leader. It’s been easy to see how she was named Big Ten bars champion last season because all she does is hit routines day after day in practice.”

Career Highs

Vault: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .N/A Bars: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9.950, 2x, last vs. Maryland (3/7/10) Beam: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .N/A Floor: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .N/A All-Around: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .N/A

2010 Season Highs

Vault: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .N/A Bars: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9.950, 2x, last vs. Maryland (3/7/10) Beam: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .N/A Floor: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .N/A All-Around: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .N/A

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Daryl

Konsevick

AA• Jr. • 5-0 Major: Biobehavioral Health

Rutherford, N.J. • Rutherford

Lion Career 2010 (Sophomore): Academic All-Big Ten ... competed in 11 meets for the Nittany Lions on beam and floor ... averaged 9.416 on beam (eight meets) and 9.760 on floor (10 meets) ... scored a 9.675 in her first-ever appearance on beam in a quad meet at Michigan State (1/9), good enough for third place ... scored a 9.800 vs. Minnesota and Alabama (1/30) ... posted a personal-best 9.825 for fourth place at Pittsburgh (2/13) ... earned a career-high 9.875 on floor for third place in a quad meet at Michigan State (1/9) ... finished fifth with a 9.750 vs. Cornell, Iowa and Yale (1/23) ... placed fifth with a 9.775 vs. Minnesota and Alabama (1/30) ... scored a 9.825 vs. Maryland, Michigan and Bridgeport (3/7) ... earned a 9.825 at the Big Ten Championships (3/27). 2009 (Freshman): Saw action in eight meets competing in floor exercise, averaging 9.719 ... scored at least a 9.775 in the last five meets of the season ... finished in the top five on two occasions, including fifth (9.650) versus UNH, Rutgers and Bridgeport (2/21) and fourth at West Virginia (3/9) ... recorded a career-high score of 9.850 at the Big Ten Championships (3/21) ... registered a 9.800 at the NCAA Regionals (4/4) and the NCAA National Championships (4/16). High School/Club Member of the Galaxy Gymnastics club program in Orangeburg, N.Y., under the direction of Jamie Winkler and Sergei and Galina Petrouniak ... member of the 2008 Junior Olympic National Team ... 2008 New York state beam and bars champion ... 2008 Region 6 floor champion ... 2008 Junior Olympic national beam champion while also finishing sixth on bars, seventh on floor and third in the all-around ... in 2007, finished second on bars and eighth on floor at the Junior Olympic Nationals ... was the 2007 Region 6 beam and floor champion, also earning the New York state beam championship that same year ... at the 2006 Junior Olympic Nationals, finished third on bars, seventh on beam, fifth on floor and sixth in the all-around ... was the 2006 Region 6 beam, floor and all-around champion ... was the 2005 Junior Olympic National floor champion, also claiming ninth on bars, second on beam and sixth in the all-around ... in 2004, qualified for International Elite status at Karolyi's National Team Camp and was the Atlantic Invitational bars, beam and all-around champion as a National Elite ... also picked up the 2004 Junior Olympic National beam championship while finishing eighth on floor and ninth in the all-around ... member of the Delta Epsilon Tau International Honor Society and the National Society of High School Scholars at Rutherford High School ... member of the Maximum Honor Roll. Personal Born Daryl Amelia Konsevick on Oct. 16, 1989 in Englewood, N.J. ... parents are June and Michael Konsevick ... has one brother, Rory (27) ... majoring in Biobehavioral Health and minoring in Psychology...names Bob Dylan, The Black Keys, Jimi Hendrix, Coldplay and Josh Ritter as favorite 18

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entertainers, the New York Yankees as favorite pro sports team, Derek Jeter as favorite athlete... "Seinfeld" and "The Office" as favorite television shows and the beach as favorite place to visit ... names goals for this season as "our common goal is to win Big Ten Championships this season as well as qualify and aim for a spot on the podium at NCAA Championships. I plan on working as hard as I can to help my team reach our goals." Quoting Coach Thompson “I remember Daryl from her club days and we are very excited to be coaching her this season. We expect Daryl’s history as a two-time club national champion on beam to allow her to be one of the leaders on beam this year.”

Career Highs

Vault: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .N/A Bars: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .N/A Beam: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9.825 vs. Pittsburgh (2/13/10) Floor: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9.875 at Michigan State (1/8/10) All-Around: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .N/A

2010 Season Highs

Vault: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .N/A Bars: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .N/A Beam: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9.825 vs. Pittsburgh (2/13) Floor: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9.875 at Michigan State (1/8) All-Around: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .N/A


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Alex

Stine

V, UB • Jr. • 5-4 Major: Kinesiology

Philipsburg, Pa. • State College Area

Lion Career 2010 (Sophomore): Competed in five meets for the Nittany Lions specializing on bars ... averaged a 9.700 ... tied her career-best with a 9.825 at Utah (3/12) ... scored a 9.800 at the Big Ten Championships (3/27) ... posted a 9.800 the NCAA Regional Championships (4/10). 2009 (Freshman): Competed in nine meets during the season specializing on bars ... averaged 9.686 on bars ... scored a season-high 9.825 versus Michigan State (1/24) in her first collegiate competition for second place honors ... scored higher than a 9.700 on six occasions ... scored a 9.750 in the NCAA Championships (4/16). High School/Club Competed for Nittany Gymnastics in State College, Pa., under the direction of Amy Adamek and Mike Rizzuto ... was injured for most of junior and senior seasons but attended Regionals ... placed sixth on vault at Level 9 Nationals during sophomore season ... at Level 8 Regionals during freshman season, placed second on vault ... four-year member of the Honor Roll at State College Area High School. Personal Born Alexandra Garland Stine on July 12, 1990 in State College, Pa. ... parents are Charles and Karen Stine ... plans on majoring in kinesiology ... names Dave Matthews Band and Pete Yorn as favorite entertainers, English as favorite school subject, Michael Phelps as favorite athlete, steak as favorite food, "Twilight" series by Stephanie Mayer as favorite book, "True Blood" as favorite television show, "An Officer and a Gentleman" as favorite movie, Richard Gere as favorite actor, Julia Roberts as favorite actress and New Orleans as favorite place to visit ... names goal for this season “to make the vault lineup." Quoting Coach Thompson “We were thrilled to be able to award Alex a full gymnastics scholarship for this year for her fine work over her first two seasons. We expect her to be a mainstay in the uneven bars lineup and to vault occasionally when her shins allow.”

Career Highs

Vault: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .N/A Bars: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9.825, 2x, last at Utah (3/12/10) Beam: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .N/A Floor: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .N/A All-Around: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .N/A

2010 Season Highs

Vault: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .N/A Bars: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9.825 at Utah (3/12) Beam: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .N/A Floor: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .N/A All-Around: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .N/A We Are ... 14 Strong! • Penn State Women’s Gymnastics

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Susan

Martens V, BB • So. • 5-2 Major: Psychology

Phoenix, Ariz. • Xavier College Prep

Lion Career 2010 (Freshman): Did not see competitive meet action. High School/Club Was a member of the Arizona Sunrays Club program in Phoenix, Ariz. under the direction of Dan Witenstein, Pam Evans and Vasko Vetzev ... was injured for most of senior season ... placed sixth in the all-around in Level 9 at Western Nationals ... finished second in Arizona in 2007 and fourth in 2008 ... three-time Second Honors recipient at Xavier College Prep ... earned an academic letter her junior year. Personal Born Susan Elaine Martens on Feb. 19, 1991 in Phoenix, Ariz. ... parents are Timothy and Norma Martens ... has two sisters, Casey Commisso (25) and Katie Martens (20), and one brother, Michael (22) ... majoring in psychology ... names The Beatles as her favorite entertainer, English and Psychology as her favorite school subjects, the Boston Red Sox as her favorite pro sports team, steak and baked potato as her favorite foods, "Lovely Bones" and "Twilight" as her favorite books, "Boy Meets World" and "Friends" as her favorite television show, "Across the Universe" and "10 Things I Hate About You" as her favorite movies, Portland as her favorite place to visit and if she could have any job, she'd want to be an actress ... her goals for the season are "to contribute to the team in any way I can and to do my best." Quoting Coach Thompson “We absolutely love Susan. Her personality is one of the driving forces behind our team. Although she has been sidelined with ankle injuries, we expect her to make a full recovery and vie for a spot on beam and vault.”

Career Highs

Vault: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .N/A Beam: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .N/A

2010 Season Highs

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Madison

Merriam AA • So. • 5-8 Major: Undecided

Gaithersburg, Md.• Magruder

Lion Career 2010 (Freshman): Competed in 12 of 13 meets for the Nittany Lions, including six meets in the all-around ... averaged 9.718 on vault (seven meets), 9.645 on bars (10 meets), 9.383 on beam (six meets), 9.763 on floor (12 meets) and 38.450 in the all-around ... finished in the top five on vault on three occasions ... scored a 9.750 in five of seven meets ... posted a personal-best 9.875 for fifth place at Utah (3/12) and again for fourth place vs. Nebraska ... finished in the top five event finishers on bars three times, including taking top honors at Ohio State (2/27) ... scored a season-high 9.875 for fourth place vs. Illinois (2/6) ... placed fifth with a 9.850 at the Big Ten Championships (3/27) ... posted a season-high 9.825 on beam vs. Maryland, Michigan and Bridgeport (3/7) ... finished in the top five on floor five times, including three top three finishes ... scored a personal-best 9.850 four times, including at the Big Ten Championships (3/27) and the NCAA Regional Championships (4/10) to place fifth ... scored a season-high 39.100 in the all-around at the Big Ten Championships (3/27). High School/Club Was a member of Hill's Gymnastics in Gaithersburg, Md. under the direction of Kelli Hill ... was a five-time national qualifier ... was the 2006 regional beam champion and 2007 Maryland state bar champion ... in 2008, finished seventh in the all-around, ninth on vault and sixth on floor at Nationals ... was a member of the Region 7 Senior A National Championship Team ... finished second on bars at Regionals and second on vault, bars and floor at Maryland States ... in 2009, was the National Bar Champion, while also placing second on beam and 10th on vault ... placed second on bars and third on vault, floor and in the all-around at Regionals ... was the Maryland state bars and floor champion and finished second on vault and beam. Personal Born Madison Nicole Merriam on June 27, 1991 in Gaithersburg, Md. ... parents are Jim and Cindy Merriam ... has two sisters, Reilly (13) and Shaye (11), and one brother, Jamie (15) ... undecided on a major ... names Rihanna as her favorite entertainer, English as her favorite school subject, Michael Jordan as her favorite athlete, Hawaiian pizza as her favorite food, "Twilight" as her favorite book, "America's Best Dance Crew" as her favorite televison show, "Slumdog Millionaire" as favorite movie, Will Ferrell as her favorite actor, Jennifer Aniston as favorite actress and Bethany Beach in Delaware as her favorite place to visit... her goals for the season are "to hit every routine I compete in for Penn State, win Big Tens and go to NCAAs." Quoting Coach Thompson “Maddie will be one of the fans favorites this season. She has a beautiful style and is striking to watch. Her commitment to her schoolwork and her gymnastics is an example that all her teammates try to follow.”

Career Highs

Vault: . . . . . . . . . . . . .9.875, 2x, last vs. Nebraska (3/20/10) Bars: . . .9.850, 2x, last at Big Ten Championships (3/27/10) Beam: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9.825 vs. Maryland (3/7/10) Floor: . . . . . . . .9.850, 4x, last at NCAA Regionals (4/10/10) All-Around: . . .39.100 at Big Ten Championships (3/27/10)

2010 Season Highs

Vault: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9.875, 2x, last vs. Nebraska (3/20) Bars: . . . . . .9.850, 2x, last at Big Ten Championships (3/27) Beam: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9.825 vs. Maryland (3/7) Floor: . . . . . . . . . . .9.850, 4x, last at NCAA Regionals (4/10) All-Around: . . . . . . . . . . .39.100 at Big Ten Championships

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Meet the Nittany Lions

Sharaya

Musser

AA • So. • 5-2 Major: Kinesiology

Colorado Springs, Colo. • Pine Creek

Lion Career 2010 (Freshman): NACGC/W First Team All-American on vault and in the all-around and second team All-American on beam and floor ... Big Ten Freshman of the Year ... three-time Big Ten Freshman of the Week (2/15, 3/8, 3/22) ... Big Ten Gymnast of the Week (3/8) ... finished 17th in the nation on vault ... competed in every meet on vault and bars, 13 meets on beam and eight meets on floor and in the all-around ... averaged 9.835 on vault (15 meets), 9.830 on bars (14 meets), 9.690 on beam (13 meets), 9.600 on floor (eight meets) and 39.066 in the all-around (eight meets) ... finished in the top five on vault 11 times ... scored a 9.800 or better in 12 meets ... scored a personal-best 9.975 for top honors against Maryland, Michigan and Bridgeport (3/7) ... placed in the top five on bars nine times, including finishing first against Nebraska (3/20) with a 9.900 ... posted a career-best 9.925 in a quad meet at Utah with Oregon State and Southern Utah (3/12) ... finished in the top five event finishers six times on beam, including taking top honors four times ... earned a personal-best score of 9.900 at Utah (3/12) for first place and tied her career-high at the Big Ten Championships for second place ... on floor, finished in the top three event finishers on three occasions ... posted a career-best 9.900 at Big Ten Championships for second place ... placed in the top three event finishers in the all-around in six of eight meets ... took top honors against Maryland, Michigan and Bridgeport (3/7) with a personal-best 39.600. High School/Club Was a member of the Colorado Aerials club in Colorado Springs, Colo. ... was the 2008 State and Regional Champion ... was the beam and vault champion at the 2008 Junior Olympic Nationals ... finished second in the all-around at the 2008 and 2009 Junior Olympic Nationals ... was a 2009 Regional Champion ... was the 2009 Beam Champion at the Junior Olympic Nationals. Personal Born Sharaya Lyn Musser on Jan. 26, 1991 in Brentwood, Tenn. ... parents are Dean and Beverly Musser ... has four sisters, Lysanda (21), Sabrina (20), Alecia (17) and Mariah (12), and two brothers, Harrison (15) and Jonathan (8) ... plans on majoring in kinesiology ... both her father and uncle attended Penn State ... names dancing as a hobby, the Tennessee Titans as her favorite pro sports team, Jaycie Phelps as her favorite athlete, Italian food as her favorite kind of food, "Smallville" and "Grey's Anatomy" as her favorite television shows, "Transformers" and "Pirates of the Caribbean" as her favorite movies Denzel Washington as her favorite actor, Catherine Zeta Jones as her favorite actress and North Carolina and Florida as her favorite places to visit ... her goals for the season are "to win a Big Ten Championship as a team, to make it to NCAAs as a team and individually and to win some individual titles."

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Quoting Coach Thompson “Sharaya is destined to be a star in NCAA women’s gymnastics. She makes everything look easy and is one of the most gifted athletes I’ve ever coached. She has fun every day in the gym no matter how hard it gets.

Career Highs

Vault: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9.975 vs. Maryland (3/7/10) Bars: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9.925 vs. Pittsburgh (3/13/10) Beam: . . . . . . . .9.900 at Big Ten Championships (3/27/10) Floor: . . . . . . . .9.900, 2x, last at NCAA Regionals (4/10/10) All-Around: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .39.600 vs. Maryland (3/7/10)

2010 Season Highs

Vault: . . . . . . . . . . .9.975 at Big Ten Championships (3/27) Bars: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9.925 vs. Utah (3/12) Beam: . . . . . . . . . . .9.900 at Big Ten Championships (3/27) Floor: . . . . . . . . . . .9.900, 2x, last at NCAA Regionals (4/10) All-Around: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .39.600 vs. Maryland (3/7)


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Meet the Nittany Lions the Steelers as her favorite professional sports team, David Beckham as her favorite athlete, Japanese as her favorite food, the "Twilight Series" as her favorite books, "Pretty Little Liars" as her favorite TV show, "Dirty Dancing" as her favorite movie, Jesse Metcalfe as her favorite actor, Rachel McAdams as her favorite actress and Hilton Head, S.C. as her favorite place to visit.

Kristin

Blades

AA • Fr. • 5-2 Major: Political Science

Gainesville, Va.• Battlefield

High School/Club Was a member of Apollo Gymnastics in Woodbridge, Va. ... was a 2010 Junior Olympic National Qualifier and 2009 Junior Olympic National first alternate ... earned first place on floor at Richmond Fall Classic, first on vault, bars, beam and in the all-around at the World Class Invitational, first on vault at the Cancun Classic and first one vault at the Rock n' Roll Apollo meet ... was the 2009 Regional Vault Champion ... was the 2009 National Invitational vault and beam champion.

Why Penn State? "I chose Penn State because of the coaching staff, the support from the university, the determination of the team. I also wanted to attend a school with a strong academic reputation." Quoting Coach Thompson “We feel very fortunate that Kristin decided to follow us to Penn State. She has had an outstanding fall and will be a fixture in our vault and floor lineups.”

Personal Born Kristin Michelle Blades on February 19, 1992 in Gainesville, Va. ... parents are James and Sharon Blades ... has one sister, Nicole (23), and one brother, Christopher (21) ... her aunt and uncle both attended Penn State ... sister, Nicole, was also a gymnast ... plans to major in political science ... names going to the mall, the movies, the beach and jogging as her hobbies, Katy Perry as her favorite entertainer, history as her favorite school subject,

Club" as her favorite movies, James Franco and Hugh Laurie as her favorite actors, Meryl Streep and Reese Witherspoon as her favorite actresses and Bali, Indonesia as her favorite place to visit. Why Penn State? "When I first came to Penn State, I fell in love with the team and the campus. The great traditions here are awesome too! Penn State also has a great academic reputation."

Cassidy

Bogar

AA • Fr. • 5-1 Major: Forensic Biology

League City, Texas• Clear Creek

High School/Club Was a member of MGA Gymnastics in Pasadena, Texas ... qualified for the 2009 Regionals for Region 3 as a Level 10 gymnastics ... could not compete in 2010 due to injury.

Quoting Coach Thompson “Bogar has been a great surprise to us this fall. She has really responded to the team setting and has used her teammates to motivate her to a very high level. She has the talent necessary to become an NCAA All-American.”

Personal Born Cassidy Ragan Bogar on Aug. 18, 1992 in League City, Texas ... parents are Tracy Myers Pohle and Bill Bogar ... has one brother, Jared (11) and one sister, Gabriella (7) ... plans to major in forensic biology ... names surfing, longboarding, going to concerts and hanging with friends as her hobbies, Tame Impala, MGMT and the Beatles as her favorite entertainers, anatomy and physiology as her favorite school subjects, the Houston Astros as her favorite professional sports team, Liz Tricase and Courtney Kupets as her favorite athletes, sushi as her favorite food, "House of Leaves" and "A Million Little Pieces" as her favorite books, "House", "The Mentalist" and "Make It or Break It" as her favorite TV shows, "Up" and "The Breakfast We Are ... 14 Strong! • Penn State Women’s Gymnastics

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Meet the Nittany Lions Why Penn State? "I love everything about Penn State: the academics, the athletics and the area. It just seemed like the perfect school for me."

Stephanie

Brock

Quoting Coach Thompson “Brock is one of the hardest workers in the gym and although she’s not what people would expect the prototypical gymnast to be, her skills and ability are amazing.”

AA • Fr. • 5-5 Major: Undecided

Burlington, N.J.• Burlington Twp.

High School/Club Was a member of TNT Elite Gymnastics in Maple Shade, N.J. ... was a 2007 Junior Olympic National Qualifier ... finished first on beam at the 2008 Junior Olympic Nationals and 12th in the all-around ... placed first on bars and in the all-around at the 2009 Region 7 Regional. Personal Born Stephanie Kyle Brock on April 10, 1992 in Burlington, N.J. ... parents are Kurt and Debbie Brock ... has two brothers, William Holland and Kenny Brock ... brother, Kenny, plays football at Rowan University ... names surfing as her hobby, the Philadelphia Eagles as her favorite professional sports team, Italian and Mexican as her favorite foods and "Iron Man", "Batman" and "Remember the Titans as her favorite movies.

Lindsay

Musgrove

AA • Fr. • 5-3 Major: Biobehavioral Health

League City, Texas• Clear Creek

High School/Club Was a member of the Champion Gymnastics Academy in Katy, Texas ... was a 2009 and 2010 Junior Olympic National Qualifier ... was a 2010 State Team Champion ... was the bar champion and earned second place in the all-around and on beam at the 2010 Regional ... placed second on vault, floor and in the all-around at the 2009 Regional ... finished third on beam and fourth on bars and in the all-around at 2009 States ... was the 2008 State Bar Champion ... was a Class of 2010 Magna Cum Laude graduate at Clear Creek High School in League City, Texas ... named Most Outstanding Senior Math Student ... named to the Honor Roll all four years. Personal Born Lindsay Ellen Musgrove on Jan. 18, 1982 in League City, Texas ... parents are Bob and Debbie Musgrove ... has one sister, Lauren (16) ... plans to major in biobehavioral health ... dad, Bob, was a power lifter in college ... names wake boarding and jet skiing as her hobbies, Jack Johnson, Slightly 24

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Stoopid and All Time Low as her favorite entertainers, math and science as her favorite school subjects, the Houston Astros as her favorite professional sports team, Shannon Miller and Michael Phelps as her favorite athletes, pasta as her favorite food, "A Million Little Pieces" as her favorite book, "Grey's Anatomy" and "Make it or Break It" as her favorite TV shows, "The Notebook" and "Forrest Gump" as her favorite movies, Tom Hanks as her favorite actor, Katherine Heigl as her favorite actress and Destin, Fla. and Mexico as her favorite places to visit. Why Penn State? "It is a great school academically and has a good gymnastics program. I loved the girls on the team, the campus and the school spirit. When I visited, I fit right in." Quoting Coach Thompson “Lindsay is one of the most talented gymnasts on our team. She has a ‘look’ that can’t be taught and all the tools necessary to be a top collegiate gymnast. She should see action on all four events this season.”


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Meet the Nittany Lions favorite movie, Johnny Depp as her favorite actor, Reese Witherspoon as her favorite actress and Rehoboth Beach, Del. as her favorite place to visit. Why Penn State? "As soon as I walked on campus, I knew it was the place for me. I love the atmosphere and how the campus is laid out. It has always been my dream to be a Nittany Lion."

Kassidy

Stauder AA • Fr. • 5-3 Major: Undecided

Palmerton, Pa.• Palmerton Area

Quoting Coach Thompson “Kassidy’s experience at the Elite level with USA Gymnastics gives her a confidence found rarely in freshmen gymnasts. She has done an outstanding job this fall and is ready to make an impact on all four events.”

High School/Club Was a member of the Lehigh Valley Sports Academic in Allentown, Pa. ... was a Level 10 Regional Qualifier all four years ... was a three-time Junior Olympic National Qualifier ... was a 2007 Pre-Elite Qualifier ... named to the National Society of High School Scholars ... graduated in the top 10% of her class at Palmerton Area High School in Palmerton, Pa. Personal Born Kassidy Taylor Stauder on Sept. 4, 1992 in Palmerton, Pa ... parents are Kim and Bill Stauder ... has one brother, Kutty (21) ... names reading, crafts, swimming and hanging out with friends and family as her hobbies, Rascal Flatts, Darius Rucker, Matchbook 20 and Hootie and the Blowfish as her favorite entertainers, chemistry as her favorite school subject, the New Orleans Saints as her favorite professional sports team, Mary Lou Retton as her favorite athlete, fruit as her favorite food, "Things Not Seen" as her favorite book, "CSI" has her favorite TV show, "The Notebook" as her

Meet By Meet Performances Whitney Bencsko • So. Date Vault Bars Beam Jan. 9 9.825 (2) 9.675 9.000 Jan. 16 9.800 (2) 9.050 9.575 Jan. 23 9.900 (2) 9.225 9.750 (2) Jan. 30 9.850 9.775 9.800 Feb. 6 9.825 9.875 (5) 9.650 Feb. 13 9.875 (3) 9.725 9.800 (5) Feb. 20 (AC) 9.800 9.825 (4) 9.775 Feb. 27 ------9.175 ------Mar. 7-Apr. 10 Did not see competitive meet action AVERAGES 9.814 9.534 9.654 Alexandra Brockway • Sr. Date Vault Bars Beam Jan. 9 ------9.800 (2) ------Jan. 16 ------9.625 ------Jan. 23 ------9.875 (2) ------Jan. 30 ------9.575 ------Feb. 6 ------9.850 (4) ------Feb. 13 ------9.800 (4) ------Feb. 20 9.925 (1) ------------Feb. 27 ------9.175 ------Mar. 7-12 Did not see competitive meet action Mar. 20 ------9.875 (3) ------Mar. 27 ------9.800 ------Apr. 10 ------9.750 ------AVERAGES -----9.732 -------

Floor 9.175 9.775 9.800 (3) 9.775 (5) 9.875 (3) 8.975 9.900 (2) -------

A/A 37.675 38.200 (4) 38.675 (2) 39.200 (2) 39.225 (5) 38.375 (4) 39.300 (2) -------

9.611

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Natalie Ettl • So. Date Vault Jan. 9 ------Jan. 16 ------Jan. 23 ------Jan. 30 -------

Bars 9.800 (2) 9.825 (2) 9.900 (1) 9.800

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Feb. 6 Feb. 13 Feb. 20 Feb. 27 Mar. 7 Mar. 12 Mar. 20 Mar. 27 Apr. 10 AVERAGES

9.950 (1) 9.900 (1) 9.050 9.750 9.950 (1) 9.900 (3) 9.875 (2) 9.925 (1) 9.875 (3) 9.808

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Danielle Hover • Jr. Date Vault Bars Beam Jan. 9 9.075 ------------Jan. 16 9.700 ------------Jan. 23 9.800 (5) ------9.275 Jan. 30 9.525 ------------Feb. 6 9.700 ------------Feb. 13 9.800 ------------Feb. 20 9.800 ------------Feb. 27 Did not see competitive meet action Mar. 7 9.800 9.725 ------Mar. 12 9.800 ------9.650 Mar. 20 9.800 (4) 9.825 ------Mar. 27 9.600 ------9.750 Apr. 10 9.850 ------9.775 AVERAGES 9.683 ------9.675

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Meet By theMeet Nittany Performances Lions Melissa Klein • Jr. Date Vault Bars Beam Jan. 9-Apr. 10 Did not see competitive meet action AVERAGES -------------------

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Floor 9.875 (3) 9.575 9.750 (5) 9.775 (5) 9.750 9.750 9.700 ------9.825 9.775

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Susan Martens • Fr. Date Vault Bars Beam Jan. 9-Apr. 10 Did not see competitive meet action AVERAGES -------------------

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A/A

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Daryl Konsevick • So. Date Vault Bars Beam Jan. 9 ------9.675 (3) ------Jan. 16 ------------9.600 Jan. 23 ------------9.200 Jan. 30 ------------9.800 Feb. 6 ------------9.250 Feb. 13 9.825 (4) ------------Feb. 20 ------------8.750 Feb. 27 ------------9.225 Mar. 7 ------------------Mar. 12 ------------------Mar. 20 Did not see competitive meet action Mar. 27 ------------------Apr. 10 Did not see competitive meet action AVERAGES ------------9.416

Madison Merriam • Fr. Date Vault Bars Beam Jan. 9 ------------------Jan. 16 Did not see competitive meet action Jan. 23 ------------------Jan. 30 ------9.800 ------Feb. 6 9.875 (4) ------------Feb. 13 9.200 9.675 ------Feb. 20 ------9.750 ------Feb. 27 9.850 (3) 9.775 (1) 9.075 Mar. 7 9.825 9.725 9.800 Mar. 12 9.875 (5) 9.000 9.700 Mar. 20 9.875 (4) 9.825 9.075 Mar. 27 9.750 9.850 (5) 9.650 Apr. 10 9.750 9.100 8.975 AVERAGES 9.718 9.645 9.383

Floor 9.825

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9.825 (2) 9.750 9.825 (5) 9.850 (2) 9.850 (3) 9.200 9.725 9.800 9.800 9.850 9.850 (5) 9.763

------------------------------37.900 39.075 38.375 38.575 (5) 39.100 37.675 38.450

Sharaya Musser • Fr. Date Vault Jan. 9 9.825 (2) Jan. 16 9.775 (3) Jan. 23 9.775 Jan. 30 (AC) 9.900 (2) Feb. 6 9.800 (5) Feb. 13 9.925 (2) Feb. 20 9.825 (2) Feb. 27 9.900 (1) Mar. 7 (GOW) 9.975 (1) Mar. 12 9.875 (5) Mar. 20 9.950 (1) Mar. 27 9.800 Apr. 10 9.825 Apr. 22 9.900 (3) Apr. 24 9.4813 AVERAGES 9.835

Floor ------9.075 ------------------------------9.700 9.825 9.075 9.850 (3) 9.900 (2) 9.900 (3) 9.875 ------9.660

A/A ------37.900 (5) ------------------------------39.150 (2) 39.600 (1) 38.775 38.950 (2) 39.500 (3) 39.200 (2) 39.450 (2) ------39.066

Bars 9.700 9.825 (2) 9.825 (3) 9.875 (2) 9.825 9.825 (2) 9.875 (2) 9.675 9.875 (4) 9.925 (2) 9.900 (1) 9.900 (2) 9.775 9.825 ------9.830

Beam 9.600 9.225 ------9.825 (4) 9.675 9.875 (1) 9.375 9.875 (1) 9.825 (1) 9.900 (1) 9.250 9.900 (2) 9.700 9.850 ------9.690

Brandi Personett • Sr. Date Vault Jan. 9 (GOW) 9.900 (1) Jan. 16 9.900 (1) Jan. 23 (GOW) 10.0 (1) Jan. 30 9.900 (2) Feb. 6 9.850 (2) Feb. 13 (GOW) 10.0 (1) Feb. 20 9.950 (1) Feb. 27 9.900 (1) Mar. 7 9.925 (2) Mar. 12 9.775 Mar. 20 9.900 (3) Mar. 27 9.850 (3) Apr. 10 9.950 (1) Apr. 22 9.875 Apr. 24 ------AVERAGES 9.905

Bars 9.575 9.750 9.800 (5) 8.750 9.875 (3) 9.825 (2) 9.875 (2) 9.700 (5) 9.825 (5) 9.850 9.850 (4) 9.875 (3) 9.800 9.825 ------9.727

Beam 9.850 (1) 9.225 9.875 (1) 9.800 9.950 (1) 9.875 (1) 9.925 (1) 9.875 (1) 9.900 (3) 9.750 9.100 9.875 9.875 (5) 9.875 (3) 9.8375 9.773

Floor 9.900 (1) 9.900 (1) 9.900 (1) 9.900 (1) 9.925 (1) 9.900 (1) 9.950 (1) 9.925 (1) 9.925 (1) 9.925 (2) 9.950 (1) 9.950 (1) 9.925 (2) 9.900 (3) 9.900 (2) 9.918

A/A 39.225 (1) 38.775 (2) 39.575 (1) 38.350 (4) 39.600 (1) 39.600 (1) 39.700 (1) 39.400 (1) 39.575 (2) 39.300 (5) 38.800 (3) 39.550 (1) 39.550 (1) 39.475 (4) ------39.319

Casey Rohrbaugh • Sr. Date Vault Jan. 9 9.700 Jan. 16 9.725 Jan. 23 9.900 (2) Jan. 30 9.800 Feb. 6 9.650 Feb. 13 9.600 Feb. 20 9.800 Feb. 27 9.800 Mar. 7 9.675 Mar. 12 9.775 Mar. 20 (AC) 9.700 Mar. 27 9.650 Apr. 10 9.675 AVERAGES 9.727

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Beam 9.600 9.625 9.725 (3) 9.775 9.700 9.800 (5) 9.775 9.675 9.850 9.650 9.800 (4) 9.700 9.700 9.721

Floor 8.950 9.800 (4) 9.175 9.725 9.775 9.775 (5) 9.825 (4) 9.750 9.575 ------9.775 9.775 9.725 9.635

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Rosie Smith • Sr. Date Vault Bars Beam Jan. 9 9.650 9.100 ------Jan. 16 9.750 (5) 9.675 ------Jan. 23 9.900 (2) 9.700 ------Jan. 30 9.775 ------------Feb. 6 (AC) 9.825 ------------Feb. 13 Did not see competitive meet action Feb. 20 9.825 (2) ------------Feb. 27 9.825 (4) ------------Mar. 7 9.775 9.750 ------Mar. 12 ------9.750 9.350 Mar. 20 9.825 ------------Mar. 27 9.800 ------------Apr. 10 9.675 ------------AVERAGES 9.779 9.520 -------

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Allie Southard • Sr. Date Vault Jan. 9 ------Jan. 16 ------Jan. 23 ------Jan. 30 ------Feb. 6 ------Feb. 13 ------Feb. 20 ------Feb. 27 9.675 Mar. 7 ------Mar. 12 ------Mar. 20 ------Mar. 27 ------Apr. 10 ------AVERAGES 9.675

Beam 9.225 9.775 (1) 8.575 9.825 (4) 9.900 (4) 9.625 9.350 9.225 9.850 9.675 9.750 9.800 9.725 9.562

Floor 9.725 9.650 9.625 9.600 9.650 9.525 9.775 9.475 ------9.800 9.800 9.775 9.800 9.683

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2010 Season Results Date

PSU Ranking

PSU Score

Opponent

Opp. Score

W/L

Jan. 9

11

193.900

Jan. 16

18

194.150

Jan. 23

22

195.325

Jan. 30

19

196.025

Feb. 6 Feb. 13 Feb. 20 Feb. 27 Mar. 7

17 15 13 14 17

196.425 196.450 195.950 193.850 196.725

Mar. 12

18

195.700

Mar. 20 Mar. 27

15 17

195.575 196.575

Michigan State West Virginia Western Michigan Denver Air Force Iowa Yale Cornell Alabama Minnesota Illinois Pittsburgh West Virginia Ohio State Michigan Maryland Bridgeport Utah Oregon State Southern Utah Nebraska Michigan Iowa Minnesota Michigan State Illinois Ohio State Oklahoma LSU New Hampshire Ohio State Maryland

193.925 191.225 189.525 194.650 185.850 192.175 186.125 185.750 196.600 192.850 196.275 194.650 194.925 195.950 196.575 195.650 193.200 196.975 196.650 196.025 196.200 196.900 195.575 195.350 195.325 195.025 194.700 197.250 196.400 194.800 193.875 193.750

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Bold indicates season high

Vault

Bars

Beam

Floor

Total

48.900 48.950 49.500 49.225 48.825 49.400 49.200 49.275 49.100 49.100 49.375 48.850 49.050 49.135

48.550 48.700 49.100 48.825 49.350 49.075 49.250 48.075 49.225 48.850 49.325 49.350 49.000 48.975

47.950 47.800 47.825 49.050 49.100 49.175 48.200 47.875 49.350 48.675 47.700 49.025 48.775 48.500

48.500 48.700 48.900 48.925 49.150 48.800 49.300 48.625 49.050 49.075 49.175 49.300 49.225 48.979

193.900 194.150 195.325 196.025 196.425 196.450 195.950 193.850 196.725 195.700 195.575 196.525 196.050 195.588

Seniors Casey Rohrbaugh (above) and Rosie Smith (below) were consistent members of the lineup for Penn State in their final season in 2010.

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MeetTop 2010 the Performances Nittany Lions Vault

2010 Team Highs

49.500 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .vs. Cornell, Iowa & Yale (1/23) 49.400 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .at Pittsburgh (2/13) 49.375 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .vs. Nebraska (3/20)

Uneven Bars

49.350 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .vs. Illinois (2/6) 49.325 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .vs. Nebraska (3/20) 49.250 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .vs. West Virginia (2/20)

Balance Beam

49.350 . . . . . . . . . .vs. Maryland, Michigan & Bridgeport (3/7) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .at Big Ten Championships (3/27) 49.175 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .at Pittsburgh (2/13)

Floor Exercise

49.300 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .vs. West Virginia (2/20) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .at Big Ten Championships (3/27) 49.175 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .vs. Nebraska (3/20)

All-Around

196.725 . . . . . . . . .vs. Maryland, Michigan & Bridgeport (3/7) 196.575 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .at Big Ten Championships (3/27) 196.450 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .at Pittsburgh (2/13) 196.425 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .vs. Illinois (2/6)

Senior Allie Southard was one of Penn State’s top performers on beam throughout 2010.

2010 Individual Event Highs

Vault

10.0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Personett (1/23, 2/13) 9.975 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Musser (3/7) 9.950 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Personett (2/20), Musser (3/20) 9.925 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Musser (2/13), Personett (3/7)

Uneven Bars

9.950 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Ettl (2/6, 3/7) 9.925 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Brockway (2/20), Musser (3/12), Ettl (3/27) 9.900 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Ettl (1/23, 2/13, 3/12), Musser (3/20, 3/27) 9.875 . . . . . . . . . . .Brockway (1/23, 3/20), Personett (2/6, 2/20, 3/27) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Ettl (3/20), Musser (1/30, 2/20, 3/7)

Balance Beam

9.950 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Personett (2/6) 9.925 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Personett (2/20), Musser (3/7) 9.900 . . . . . . . . . .Southard (2/6), Personett (3/7), Musser (3/12, 3/27) 9.875 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Personett (1/23, 2/13, 2/27, 3/27), . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Bencsko (2/6), Musser (2/13, 2/26)

Floor Exercise

9.950 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Personett (2/20, 3/20, 3/27) 9.925 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Personett (2/6, 2/27, 3/7, 3/12) 9.900 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Bencsko (2/20), Musser (3/27), . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Personett (1/9, 1/16, 1/23, 1/30, 2/13)

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39.700 39.600 39.575 39.550

. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Personett (2/20) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Personett (2/6, 2/13), Musser (3/7) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Personett (1/23, 3/7) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Personett (3/27)


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2010 Season Notes Musser, Personett Earn All-America Status Penn State women’s gymnasts senior Brandi Personett and freshman Sharaya Musser combined for seven NACGC.W All-America honors at the 2010 NCAA Championships. Personett earned three All-America awards, while Musser accrued four. Personett earned First Team All-America status on beam, floor and in the all-around. She finished her career with five total All-America awards. Musser garnered First Team All-America status on vault and in the all-around, while earning Second Team All-America laurels on beam and floor.

Personett, Musser, Ettl Land on Podium at Regionals Senior Brandi Personett, freshman Sharaya Musser and sophomore Natalie Ettl all appeared on the awards podium at the NCAA Regional Championships held at Penn State April 10. Personett took top honors on vault with a 9.950 and in the all-around with a 39.550. She also finished second on floor with a 9.925. Musser took third on floor after scoring a 9.900 and placed second in the all-around with a score of 39.200. Ettl finished in the top three on bars for the tenth time this season with a 9.875, good enough for third place in the event.

Three Named All-Big Ten ree Nittany Lions earned All-Big Ten honors, announced conference officials at the 2010 Big Ten Chmapionships banquet on Friday, March 26 in Columbus, Ohio. Senior Brandi Personett and freshman Sharaya Musser were both selected to the All-Big Ten first team and sophomore Natalie Ettl garnered Second Team All-Big Ten accolades. Ettl was also Penn State’s honoree for the Sportsmanship Award. e awards mark the 42nd, 43rd and 44th total All-Big Ten honors for the Nittany Lions since joining the league for the 1992 season. is is the fourth career award for Personett, who became just the second Nittany Lion to be named to the first team all four years of her career. It is the first honor for both Musser and Ettl. Musser Voted Freshman of the Year Freshman phenom Sharaya Musser was named the Big Ten Freshman of the Year at the 2010 Big Ten Championships on March 27. It was the third rookie honor since Penn State joined the league for the 1992 season. Musser finished third in the all-around with a 39.500. She also earned three second place finishes at the championships. Musser scored a 9.900 on bars, beam and floor to place second in each event. She also posted an eighth place finish on vault with a 9.800. Personett Named Big Ten Gymnast of the Year Senior Brandi Personett was named the Big Ten Gymnast of the Year for the second straight season. It was the sixth honor for a Nittany Lion gymnast since 1992. Personett won the Big Ten all-around title for the third time in her career with a 39.550 at the Big Ten Championships hosted by Ohio State on March 27. She also defended her floor title for the third straight season with a 9.950. Personett was PSU’s top finisher on vault scoring a 9.850 for third, she tied her season-high on the uneven bars for another third place finish with a 9.875 and took eighth on the beam with a 9.875. Ettl Wins Unevens Bars Title at Big Ten Championships Sophomore bars specialist Natalie Ettl won the uneven bars at the 2010 Big Ten Championships. She scored a 9.925 to take the title. It was her ninth top three finish on the event this season and her fifth win.

Musser Selected Freshman of the Week Freshman Sharaya Musser led the Lions with two individual event titles and a second place finish in the all-around vs. Nebraska. Musser earned top honors for the third time this season on vault with a 9.950 and her fifth title on bars scoring a 9.900. She also scored a personal-best 9.850 on floor to take third finishing in the top five for the first time in 2010. Musser scored a 38.950 in the all-around and also turned in a ninth place finish on beam with a 9.250.

Musser Sweeps Weekly Honors Freshman Sharaya Musser was named the Big Ten Gymnast and Freshman of the Week on March 8. Musser was a catalyst in Penn State’s victory on March 7 against No. 12 Michigan, Maryland and Bridgeport. Competing in the all-around for just the third time in 2010, Musser scored a personal-best 39.600 to take the crown. She won her second vault title with a career-high 9.975 and her third on beam with a personal-best 9.925. Musser tied her season-high on bars with a 9.875 to take fourth and turned in a sixth place finish on floor with a 9.825. Musser received the Ann Carr award for her performance. Stine Steps Up on Bars Sophomore Alex Stine made her 2010 debut on March 7 against Maryland, Michigan and Bridgeport with a performance on the uneven bars. Less than a week later on March 12, Stine tied her personal-best on the event with a 9.825 in the quad meet at Utah.

Personett Earns Fifth GOW Award Senior Brandi Personett guided the Nittany Lions to a 195.950-194.925 win against WVU on Feb. 20. Personett scored a personal-best 39.700 in the all-around to take top honors and took home titles in three events. e Katy, Texas native won vault (9.950), beam (9.925) and floor (9.950). She also finished second on bars with a 9.875.

Musser Chosen Freshman of the Week Freshman Sharaya Musser earned the first weekly conference honor of her career on Feb. 15. At Pittsburgh, Musser took home her first individual event title after tying for first on beam with a 9.875. She also finished second on two events, including vault with a personal-best 9.925 and on the uneven bars scoring a 9.825.

Personett is Perfect...Again Senior Brandi Personett scored the second 10.0 of the season and her career on vault in the Feb. 13 meet at Pittsburgh. She also took individual event titles on beam with a 9.875 and floor with a 9.900. Personett finished tied for second on bars with freshman Sharaya Musser with a 9.825. She also tied her career-high in the all-around with a 39.600 to take top honors. Personett was selected the Big Ten Gymnast of the Week for the fourth time this season and the 13th time in her career for her performance. Personett is Perfect Senior Brandi Personett, who anchored the Penn State vault lineup in the Jan. 23 quad meet, scored a perfect 10.0 to take the title. It was the first 10.0 on vault since Katie Rowland’s 10.0 in 2003. She helped the Nittany Lions tie the program’s record score on vault of 49.500. She received the Ann Carr award for most inspirational performance at the meet. Konsevick Makes Her Mark Sophomore Daryl Konsevick competed on beam and floor in the seasonopening meet at Michigan State. Konsevick, competing on beam for the first time in her PSU career, finished third with a score of 9.675. She went on to score a career-high 9.875 on floor.

Smith Makes a Comeback After missing the last few weeks of 2009 with an injury, senior Rosie Smith competed in two events to open her senior season on Jan. 9. Smith scored a 9.650 on vault and a 9.100 on the uneven bars at the Michigan State Quad meet. Personett Named Big Ten GOW Senior Brandi Personett was named the Big Ten Gymnast of the Week after her performance in the Michigan State Quad meet. It was the 10th weekly honor of her career. Personett won the all-around title (39.225), as well as individual event titles on vault (9.900), beam (9.850) and floor (9.900).

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MeetMeet 2010 the Nittany Summaries Lions fourth with a 9.825. Southard tied for 14th scoring a 9.725 and Bencsko posted a 9.175 tying for 21st. Penn State closed out the meet on vault with Personett leading the Nittany Lions with a 9.900. Musser and Bencsko tied for second in the event with MSU's Robinson recording a score of 9.825. Rohrbaugh finished tied for ninth with a 9.700 and senior Rosie Smith tied for 12th with a 9.650. MSU Penn State WVU WMU

V 48.875 48.900 48.325 47.100

UB 47.950 48.550 47.725 47.050

BB 48.050 47.950 46.300 47.250

FX 49.050 48.500 48.875 48.125

Total 193.925 193.900 191.225 189.525

at Denver • January 16 DENVER, Colo. - The Penn State women's gymnastics team earned a second place finish at Denver's Winterfest Classic. The Nittany Lions recorded a score 194.150. Denver took first at the meet with a score 194.650 and Air Force took third with a score of 185.850. Senior Brandi Personett won the all-around title in a quad meet at Michigan State to open the 2010 season.

vs. Michigan State • January 8 with West Virginia and Western Michigan EAST LANSING, Mich. - The 11th-ranked Penn State women's gymnastics team opened the 2010 season finishing second to No. 24 Michigan State in a quad meet with No. 21 West Virginia and Western Michigan. MSU led the way with a team score of 193.925, Penn State finished second at 193.900, West Virginia took third with a score of 191.225 and Western Michigan posted a 189.525. As a team, the Nittany Lions recorded a 48.900 on vault, a 48.550 on the uneven bars, a 47.950 on beam and a 48.500 on floor. Michigan State scored 48.875 on vault, 47.950 on bars, 47.950 on beam and a 49.050 on floor to win the meet. Senior Brandi Personett opened her final season claiming the allaround title with a 39.225. Sophomore Whitney Bencsko finished seventh in the all-around with a score of 37.675. Penn State opened the meet on bars. Senior Alexandra Brockway and sophomore Natalie Ettl tied for second in the event to lead the Lions. Brockway, Ettl and Michigan State's Rochelle Robinson posted a score of 9.800. Freshman Sharaya Musser finished sixth on bars with a 9.700, Bencsko registered a 9.675 to tie for seventh and Personett rounded out the top performers for PSU in 11th with a 9.575. WVU's Naja Johnson won the event with a 9.850. Personett and sophomore Daryl Konsevick were Penn State's leaders on beam. Personett won the event with a 9.850 and Konsevick, competing in the event for the first time in her Nittany Lion career, finished third with a 9.675. Senior Casey Rohrbaugh and Musser tied for sixth with a 9.600 and senior Allie Southard posted a 9.225 to place 16th. The Nittany Lions moved on to floor in the third rotation. Personett won the event with a 9.900 and Konsevick recorded a career-high 9.875 to tie with MSU's Nicole Curler for second. Freshman Madison Merriam made her career debut in the event and finished tied for 30

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The Nittany Lions posted a team score of 48.950 on vault, 48.700 the uneven bars, 47.800 on the balance beam and 48.700 on floor. Denver totaled 48.600 on vault, 48.650 on bars, 48.550 on beam and 48.850 on floor, while Air Force put up a score of 47.175 on vault, 47.350 on bars, 44.525 on beam and 46.800 on floor. Senior Brandi Personett led the team in the all-around with a second place finish with a score of 38.775. Sophomore Whitney Bencsko finished fourth with a 38.200 and freshman Sharaya Musser finished fifth with a score of a 37.900. Denver's Brianna Artemev won the all-around title with a 39.150. Personett and Bencsko led the Nittany Lions on vault taking the top two spots. Personett scored a 9.900 and Bencsko scored a 9.800. Musser tied for third for PSU in the event with a 9.775 and senior Rosie Smith placed fifth with a 9.750. Senior Casey Rohrbaugh scored a 9.725 on vault to finish tied for sixth and junior Danielle Hover tied for eighth with a 9.700. Musser and sophomore Natalie Ettl finished tied for second on the uneven bars. The pair scored a 9.825. Personett scored a 9.750 to take sixth, while Smith took eight with a 9.675. Senior Alexandra Brockway placed ninth with a 9.625 and Bencsko rounded out the Nittany Lion performers in 16th place with a 9.050. Senior Allie Southard led the Nittany Lions on beam tying for first with a 9.775. Rohrbaugh took sixth with a 9.625 and sophomore Daryl Konsevick placed seventh with a 9.600. Bencsko tied for eighth with a score of 9.575, while Musser and Personett tied with a score of 9.225 for 12th place in the eventt. Personnet tied for first on the floor with a 9.900 with Denver's Kristina Coccia. Rohrbaugh tied for fourth with 9.800 and Bencsko tied for sixth wit a 9.775. Southard placed 11th with a 9.650 and Konsevick finished 12th with a 9.575. Musser finished 16th on floor with a 9.075. V UB BB FX Total Denver 48.600 48.650 48.550 48.850 194.650 Penn State 48.950 48.700 47.800 48.700 194.150 Air Force 47.175 47.350 44.525 46.800 185.850


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2010 Meet Summaries PSU closed out the quad meet on floor and again claimed the top three spots on the event. Personett took the title with 9.900, freshman Madison Merriam placed second with a 9.825 and Bencsko took third scoring a 9.800. Konsevick rounded out Penn State's top performers with a fifth place score of 9.750. Senior Allie Southard placed 10th with a 9.625 and Rohrbaugh posted a 9.175 for 18th. Penn State Iowa Yale Cornell

V 49.500 48.050 47.200 47.875

UB 49.100 48.775 46.275 45.875

BB 47.825 46.875 45.175 46.425

FX 48.080 48.475 47.275 45.475

Total 195.325 192.175 186.125 185.750

vs. Minnesota & Alabama• January 30 UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. - No. 19 Penn State women's gymnastics team took second place in their second home meet of the season on Saturday when they hosted No. 1 Alabama and No. 23 Minnesota. Alabama took first with a 196.600, the Nittany Lions placed second with a season-high 196.025 and Minnesota took third with a 192.850. Freshman Sharaya Musser was named the Ann Carr Award winner as PSU’s top performer on three events against Minnesota and Alabama.

vs. Cornell, Iowa &Yale • January 23 UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. - The No. 22 Penn State women's gymnastics team opened its home slate with a first place finish in a quad meet with Cornell, Iowa and Yale. The Nittany Lions scored a 195.325 for top honors, Iowa took second with a score of 192.175, Yale finished third with a score of 186.125 and Cornell placed fourth with a 185.750. Penn State opened the meet on vault where the team tied the program's all-time high score with a 49.500. The Lions scored a 49.100 on the uneven bars, a 47.825 on beam and closed out the meet on floor with a team score of 48.900. Senior Brandi Personett was the Ann Carr award winner after scoring the first 10.0 on vault since Katie Rowland in 2003 and taking the all-around title with a score of 39.575. Sophomore Whitney Bencsko also competed in the all-around and finished second with a 38.675. Five Nittany Lions finished in the top five on vault, with Personett leading the way with a 10.0. There was a three-way tie for second between seniors Casey Rohrbaugh and Rosie Smith and Bencsko. Each member of the trio scored a 9.900 on the event. Junior Danielle Hover finished fifth with a 9.800. Freshman Sharaya Musser finished tied for seventh scoring a 9.775 to finish the PSU competitors. Penn State moved to the uneven bars for the second rotation. Sophomore Natalie Ettl earned the title with a career-high 9.900. Senior Alexandra Brockway finished second with a 9.875 and Musser took third with a 9.825. Personett placed fifth on bars with a 9.800 and Smith tied for seventh place with a 9.700. The Nittany Lions took the top three spots on beam. Personett won the event with a 9.875, while Bencsko scored a 9.750 for second place and Rohrbaugh posted a 9.725 for third. Hover finished 11th with a 9.275 and sophomore Daryl Konsevick placed 13th with a 9.200.

Freshman Sharaya Musser was Penn State's Ann Carr award winner. She was Penn State's top performer in all three of her events. Alabama's Morgan Dennis took home the all-around crown with a score of 39.275. Sophomore Whitney Bencsko took second to lead Penn State with a season-high 39.200. Senior Brandi Personett was fourth with a 38.350. Penn State wowed the home crowd with season high scores on both balance beam and floor with 49.050 and 48.925 respectively. The Lions scored 49.225 on vault and a 48.825 on the uneven bars. Musser and Personett led the Nittany Lions on vault both scoring a 9.900 for a three-way tie with Alabama's Dennis for second. Bencsko placed seventh with a 9.850, senior Casey Rohrbaugh tied for eighth with a 9.800 and senior Rosie Smith placed 10th with a 9.775. Alabama's Geralen Stack-Eaton took home the title with a 9.925. Musser was Penn State's leader on bars with a second place finish and a score of 9.875. Sophomore Natalie Ettl finished tied for seventh with freshman teammate Madison Merriam with a 9.800. Bencsko took ninth with a 9.775 and senior Alexandra Brockway rounded out the Nittany Lion performers with a 9.575 for 14th. Alabama's Ashley Priess won the event with a 9.925. Senior Allie Southard and Musser tied for fourth on beam with a 9.825 to lead the Lions. Southard's score was a season-high. Sophomore Daryl Konsevick (Rutherford, N.J.), Bencsko and Personett all tied for sixth with a 9.800. Alabama's Priess took top honors with a 9.900. Penn State closed out the meet on floor. Personett won the floor title with a 9.900, while Konsevick and Bencsko tied for fifth with a 9.775. Merriam finished tied for eighth with a 9.750 and Rohrbaugh tied for 10th with a 9.725. Alabama Penn State Minnesota

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FX 48.875 48.925 48.625

Total 196.600 196.025 192.850

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MeetMeet 2010 the Nittany Summaries Lions vs. Illinois • February 6 UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. - The 17th-ranked Penn State women's gymnastics team topped No. 23 Illinois on Saturday evening with a season-high score of 196.425 to 196.275. Senior Brandi Personett won the all-around with a career-high tying score of 39.600. Senior Rosie Smith was the Ann Carr award winner. She finished third on vault with a 9.825 and performed an exhibition routine on floor for the first time since prior to her season-ending injury in 2009. The Nittany Lions opened the meet on vault where Personett was the top Nittany Lion finisher with a score of 9.850. Behind Smith, freshman Sharaya Musser tied for fifth with a 9.800. Junior Danielle Hover took ninth with a 9.700, while senior Casey Rohrbaugh and sophomore Whitney Bencsko tied for 10th with a 9.650. Illinois' Allison Buckley won the event with a 9.900. Penn State moved on to bars for rotation two. Sophomore Natalie Ettl won the event with a career-high score of 9.950. Personett took third with a 9.875. Freshman Madison Merriam tied with teammate Alexandra Brockway or fourth with a 9.850 and Bencsko took ninth scoring a 9.825. Personett led the Lions on beam winning the event with a careerhigh 9.950. Senior Allie Southard placed fourth with a career-high tying 9.900 and Bencsko placed fifth with a 9.875, also a career-high. Rohrbaugh and Musser rounded out PSU's top performers on beam taking eighth and ninth, respectively. Rohrbaugh posted a 9.700 and Musser registered a 9.675. Penn State finished out the meet on floor where Personett shined once again taking first with a 9.925. Bencsko finished third with a 9.875 and Merriam tied for fifth with a 9.825. Rohrbaugh took eighth on floor with a 9.775 and Konsevick finished ninth with a 9.750. Penn State Illinois

V 48.825 49.000

UB 49.350 49.175

BB 49.100 48.925

FX 49.150 49.175

Total 196.425 196.275

at Pittsburgh • February 13 PITTSBURGH, Pa. - Senior Brandi Personett scored the second 10.0 of her career on vault to help guide the No. 15 Penn State women's gymnastics team to a win at Pittsburgh Saturday night. Penn State posted a team score of 196.450 to Pitt's 194.650. Penn State scored a 49.075 on bars, 49.400 on vault, 49.175 on beam and a 48.800 on floor. Pittsburgh posted a 49.025 on vault, a 48.625 on bars, 48.225 on beam and a 48.775 on floor. Personett tied her career high in the all-around with a 39.600 to take top honors. Sophomore Whitney Bencsko also competed in the allaround taking fourth with a 38.375. The Nittany Lions opened the meet on the uneven bars with sophomore Natalie Ettl winning the event for the third time this season with a 9.900. Personett and freshman Sharaya Musser tied for second on the event with a 9.825, while senior Alexandra Brockway placed fourth with a 9.800. Bencsko rounded out the top PSU performers finishing sixth with a 9.725. 32

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Sophomore Natalie Ettl scored a 9.900 on the uneven bars to earn her third title on the event for the season in the Feb. 13 meet at Pittsburgh.

Penn State moved to vault in the second rotation where Personett led the way with her 10.0. Musser took second with a career-best 9.925 and Bencsko placed third with a 9.875. Senior Casey Rohrbaugh and junior Danielle Hover tied for sixth with a 9.800. The Lions moved to floor next where Personett won her sixth floor title of the season. Freshman Madison Merriam tied for second with Pitt's Alicia Talucci with a career-best 9.850. Rohrbaugh tied for fifth place with a 9.775, sophomore Daryl Konsevick finished seventh with a 9.750 and senior Allie Southard placed 10th scoring a 9.525. PSU closed out the meet on beam where Musser shared her first beam title with Personett and Talucci after scoring a 9.875. Konsevick finished fourth on beam with a career-best 9.825, while Rohrbaugh and Bencsko tied for fifth after each scoring a 9.800. Penn State Pittsburgh

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BB 49.175 48.225

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2010 Meet Summaries sixth, while Musser scored a 9.375 for eighth and senior Allie Southard finished ninth with a 9.250. The Nittany Lions closed out the meet on floor and had four of the top scores on the event. Personett won her seventh individual event title on floor with a career-high 9.950. Bencsko took second with a 9.900, Merriam finished third with a 9.850 and Rohrbaugh scored a season-high 9.825 for fourth. Southard rounded out Penn State's top performers on the event with a 9.775, which was good enough for eighth. Penn State WVU

V 49.200 48.850

UB 49.250 48.700

BB 48.200 48.475

FX 49.300 48.900

Total 195.950 194.925

at Ohio State • February 27 COLUMBUS, Ohio - The 14th-ranked Penn State women's gymnastics team suffered a setback to Big Ten foe Ohio State on Saturday afternoon. The Buckeyes won the dual meet with a score of 194.950, while the Nittany Lions totaled 193.850. Penn State scored a 49.275 on vault, a 48.075 on the uneven bars, a 47.875 on beam and a 48.625 on floor. Ohio State finished the meet with a 49.000 on vault, a 48.500 on bars, a 48.625 on beam and a 48.825 on floor. Sophomore Whitney Bencsko scored a season-high 39.300 in the allaround to finish in second place and earned the Ann Carr Award.

vs. West Virginia • February 20 UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. - The No. 13 Penn State women's gymnastics team secured a 195.950-194.925 victory against West Virginia Saturday night in Rec Hall. More than 2,300 fans filled the gym to watch the double dual as the Nittany Lion men hosted Illinois. Penn State scored a 49.200 on vault, a 49.250 on bars, a 48.200 on beam and a season-high 49.300 on floor. West Virginia earned a 48.850 on vault, a 48.700 on bars, a 48.475 on beam and a 48.900 on floor. Senior Brandi Personett won her fifth all-around title of the season with a career-high 39.700. Sophomore Whitney Benckso posted a season-best 39.300 in the all-around to take second place. She received the Ann Carr award for her performance. The Nittany Lions opened the meet on vault taking the top three spots. Personett won her fifth vault title this season with a 9.950, while senior Rosie Smith and freshman Sharaya Musser finished tied for second with a 9.825. Senior Casey Rohrbaugh, junior Danielle Hover and Bencsko all tied for sixth with a 9.800. Penn State moved on to bars in the second rotation. Senior Alexandra Brockway took home her first individual event title on bars of 2010 with a career-high score of 9.925. Personett and Musser tied for second with a 9.875 and Bencsko took fourth with a 9.825. Freshman Madison Merriam finished tied for sixth with a 9.750. Personett was the top finisher for the Nittany Lions on beam taking home top honors with a 9.925. WVU's Chelsea Goldschrafe took second (9.850) and there was a three-way tie for third among the Mountaineers. Rohrbaugh and Bencsko each posted a 9.775 to tie for

Senior Brandi Personett won her sixth all-around title of the season after scoring a 39.400 to take top honors. Freshman Sharaya Musser competed in the all-around for the second time this season and took second with a 39.150. Freshman Madison Merriam made her allaround debut finishing sixth with a 37.900. The Nittany Lions opened the meet on bars. Merriam won her first individual event title with a 9.775. Sophomore Natalie Ettl tied for second with two OSU gymnasts scoring a 9.750, Personett placed fifth with a 9.700. Musser placed seventh with a 9.675 and sophomore Whitney Bencsko and Alexandra Brockwaytied for 11th with a 9.175. Penn State moved on to vault in the second rotation where Musser tied with Personett for top honors on the event with a 9.900. Merriam placed third with a personal-best 9.850. Senior Rosie Smith tied four fourth with a 9.825 and senior Casey Rohrbaugh took seventh with a 9.800. Personett, who had won floor in every meet this season, once again placed first in the event with a 9.925. Smith was Penn State's next top competitor taking fourth with a 9.775. Rohrbaugh finished sixth with a 9.750, Musser tied for eighth with a 9.700 and senior Allie Southard placed 11th scoring a 9.475. The Nittany Lions closed out the meet on beam, where Musser took home her second title on the event. She tied with Personett with a 9.875 for first place. Rohrbaugh placed sixth on beam with a 9.675, while Southard and sophomore Daryl Konsevick tied for ninth scoring a 9.225. UB BB FX Total V Ohio State 49.000 48.500 48.625 48.825 194.950 Penn State 49.275 48.075 47.875 48.625 193.850

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2010 Meet Summaries vs. Maryland, Michigan, & Bridgeport • March 7 UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. - The 17th-ranked Penn State women's gymnastics team posted a season-high score of 196.725 to take top honors in a quad meet with No. 12 Michigan, Maryland and Bridgeport. Michigan finished second with a 196.575, Maryland took third with a 195.650 and Bridgeport finished fourth with a 193.200. Freshman Sharaya Musser received the Ann Carr award for the second time this season after taking home the first all-around title of her career with a personal best score of 39.600. Senior Brandi Personett placed second in the all-around with a 39.575 and freshman Madison Merriam took sixth with a 39.075. Penn State scored a 49.100 on vault, a 49.225 on the uneven bars, a season-high 49.350 on the balance beam and a 49.050 on floor. The Nittany Lions opened the quad meet on vault where Musser scored a personal-best 9.975 for first place. It is her second individual title on the event. Personett placed second with a 9.925. The other top finishers for the Nittany Lions include senior Rosie Smith in 15th with a 9.750 and Merriam and junior Danielle Hover tied for 16th with a 9.725. Penn State moved to bars in the second rotation with sophomore Natalie Ettl taking home the title with a 9.950 to tie her career-high. Musser tied her personal best with a 9.875 to take fourth and Personett scored a 9.825 to tie for fifth. Merriam finished seventh with 9.800 and Smith tied her season-high with a 9.775 to tie for ninth. In the third rotation, Penn State was on beam. Musser earned her third title on beam scoring a personal-best 9.925. Personett tied for third with a 9.900, while senior Casey Rohrbaugh and senior Allie Southard tied for seventh with a 9.850. Merriam placed 11th with a career-high 9.825 and Hover posted a career-best 9.800 for 13th. The Nittany Lions closed out the meet on floor with Personett taking top honors with a 9.925. Musser tied with sophomore teammate Daryl Konsevick for sixth with a 9.825. Penn State's other top finishers include, Smith in 12th with a 9.750 and Merriam in 15th with a 9.725. Penn State Michigan Maryland Bridgeport

V 49.100 49.400 49.175 48.400

UB 49.225 48.475 48.650 47.675

BB 49.350 49.375 48.775 48.475

FX 49.050 49.050 49.050 48.650

Total 196.725 196.575 195.650 193.200

at Utah • March 12 with Oregon State and Southern Utah SALT LAKE CITY, Utah - The No. 18 Penn State women's gymnastics team struggled in a quad meet with No. 9 Utah, No. 8 Oregon State and No. 21 Southern Utah. The Nittany Lions finished fourth with a 195.700. Utah won the meet with a 196.975, Oregon State took second with a 196.650 and Southern Utah finished third scoring a 196.025. The Nittany Lions scored a 49.100 on vault, a 48.850 on the uneven bars, a 48.675 on balance beem and 49.075 on floor. Senior Brandi Personett was Penn State's top finisher in the all-around. She scored a 39.300 in the all-around for fifth place. Freshman Sharaya Musser 34

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finished ninth with a 38.775, while her classmate Madison Merriam finished 10th with a 38.375. Penn State opened the meet on floor with Personett scoring a 9.925 to tie for second place. Senior Allie Southard and Merriam both scored a 9.800 to tie for 13th, while sophomore Daryl Konsevick and senior Rosie Smith each posted a 9.775 for 17th. The Nittany Lions moved on to vault for rotation two where Merriam and Musser were Penn State's top finishers tying for fifth with a 9.875. Junior Danielle Hover placed 13th with a 9.800, while senior Casey Rohrbaugh and Personett finished 16th with a 9.775. Penn State advanced to the uneven bars where Musser scored a 9.925 for second place. Sophomore Natalie Ettl earned a 9.900 to tie for third. Personett and sophomore Alex Stine finished eighth and 11th scoring a 9.850 and 9.825, respectively. Rounding out Penn State's top performers on bars was Smith with a 9.350. The Lions closed out the meet on beam where Musser took top honors with a 9.900. Personett took 11th with a 9.750, Merriam tied for 14th with a 9.700, Southard scored a 9.675 for 16th and Rohrbaugh placed 20th with a 9.650. Utah Oregon St. S. Utah Penn State

V 49.325 49.264 49.000 49.100

UB 49.250 49.075 49.100 48.850

BB 49.000 49.000 48.625 48.675

FX 49.400 49.300 49.300 49.075

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2010 Meet Summaries vs. Nebraska • March 20 UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. - The 15th-ranked Penn State women's gymnastics team suffered a 196.300-195.575 setback to No. 12 Nebraska on Saturday evening. Freshman Sharaya Musser led the Lions with two individual event titles and a second place finish in the all-around. Penn State finished the meet with a 49.375 on vault, a 49.325 on bars, a 47.700 on beam and a 49.175 on floor. The Cornhuskers totaled 49.225 on vault, 49.125 on bars, a 48.775 on beam and a 49.075 on floor. Musser scored a 38.950 for second place in the all-around, while senior teammate Brandi Personett finished third with a 38.800 and freshman Madison Merriam placed fifth with a 38.575. Nebraska's Maria Scaffidi won the all-around with a 39.275. The Lions opened the meet on vault with Musser winning her third title of the season on the event with a 9.950. Personett placed third with a 9.900 and Merriam tied for fourth with a 9.875 to tie her season-high. Junior Danielle Hover and senior Rosie Smith tied for sixth with a 9.825. Hover's score tied her season-best. In the second rotation, the Nittany Lions moved to beam where Musser took top honors for the fifth time this season with a 9.900. Sophomore Natalie Ettl took second with a 9.875 to tie with senior Alexandra Brockway. Personett tied for fourth with a 9.850 and Mer-

Senior Casey Rohrbaugh was one of Penn State’s most consistent competitors on beam in 2010.

riam placed fifth with a 9.825. Nebraska's Kathryn Howard took home the title with a 9.875. The Nittany Lions advanced to beam for the third rotation where senior Casey Rohrbaugh and Hover tied for fourth with a 9.800. Hover tied her career-high on the event. Senior Allie Southard took seventh with a 9.750, Musser place 10th with a 9.275 and Personett took 11th scoring a 9.100. Penn State had two Nittany Lions tie their season-highs, one set a career-high and one tied her personal-best on floor. Personett led the Lions claiming her 10th title on the event this season and tying her career-high with a 9.950. Musser tied for third with a personal-best score of 9.850. Merriam and Southard, whose score tied her seasonhigh, tied for sixth with a 9.800. Rohrbaugh and Smith each scored a 9.775 to take ninth Nebraska Penn State

V 49.225 49.375

UB 49.125 49.325

BB 48.775 47.700

FX 49.075 49.175

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MeetMeet 2010 the Nittany Summaries Lions a 9.800. Junior Danielle Hover scored a 9.750 as senior Casey Rohrbaugh posted a 9.700. Iowa's Houry Gebeshian took the beam title with a 9.950. After a bye in the third rotation, Penn State advanced to floor where Personett defended her floor title for the third straight season with a 9.950. Musser posted a personal-best 9.900 to tie for second while classmate Merriam tied her career-best with a 9.850 to tie for sixth. Sophomore Daryl Konsevick scored a 9.825 to rank 12th and Southard and Rohrbaugh each scored a 9.775 on the event. The Nittany Lions faced another bye in rotation four before heading to vault. Personett was Penn State's top finisher on vault scoring a 9.850 to tie for third. Musser and senior Rosie Smith each scored a 9.800 for eighth place. Merriam placed 18th with a 9.750 as Rohrbaugh posted a 9.650 to round out the PSU performers. Michigan's Natalie Beilstein won the event with a 9.900. Penn State closed out the meet on the uneven bars where the Nittany Lions claimed the top three spots. Sophomore Natalie Ettl earned her first Big Ten title with a 9.925, Musser placed second with a 9.900 and Personett tied her season-high of 9.875 for third. Merriam tied her personal-best score of 9.850 for fifth, while senior Alexandra Brockway and sophomore Alex Stine each earned a 9.800.

Freshman Sharaya Musser was named the Big Ten Freshman of the Year in 2010. She was the third Nitany Lion gymnast to garner the rookie honor.

at Big Ten Championships • March 27 COLUMBUS, Ohio - The No. 17 Penn State women's gymnastics team took second with a score of 196.525 at the 2010 Big Ten Championships hosted by Ohio State. Michigan took the conference crown for the fourth straight season with a 196.900. Iowa finished third with a 195.575, Michigan State took fourth tying with Minnesota with a 195.350, Illinois placed sixth with a 195.025 and Ohio State scored a 194.700 for seventh. Senior Brandi Personett was named the Big Ten Gymnast of the Year for the second year in a row, while freshman Sharaya Musser was named the Big Ten Freshman of the Year. Personett's honor was the sixth for a Nittany Lion gymnast and Musser's was the third rookie honor since Penn State joined the Big Ten for the 1992 season. Personett won the Big Ten all-around title for the third time in her career with a 39.550, while Musser finished third with a 39.500. Freshman Madison Merriam scored a personal-best 39.100 in the all-around, good enough for ninth place. The Nittany Lions, as a team, scored a 48.850 on vault, tied their season high with a 49.350 on bars, a 49.025 on beam and also tied their season-high with a 49.300 on floor. The Nittany Lions opened the championship meet with a bye before moving to beam in rotation two. Musser was Penn State's top performer on the event with a 9.900 to tie for second. Personett took eighth with a 9.875, while senior Allie Southard tied for 16th with 36

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V 49.125 48.850 48.525 48.925 48.725 48.925 48.700

UB 49.125 49.350 48.975 48.825 48.925 48.150 48.525

BB 49.450 49.025 49.200 48.675 48.950 49.100 48.725

FX 49.200 49.300 48.875 49.025 48.775 48.850 48.750

Total 196.900 196.525 195.575 195.350 195.350 195.025 194.700

NCAA Regional Championship • April 4 UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. - The Penn State women's gymnastics team fell shy of advancing to the NCAA National Championships as the Nittany Lions finished third with a score of 196.050. No. 2 Oklahoma finished first with a 197.250 and No. 11 LSU took second with a 196.400 to both earn a berth in the NCAA National Championships. New Hampshire placed fourth in the competition with a 194.800, Ohio State scored a 193.875 for fifth and Maryland took sixth with a 193.750. Senior Brandi Personett and freshman Sharaya Musser finished first and second, respectively, in the all-around. The pair advances to the NCAA Championships as individual competitors. Personett scored a 39.550 and Musser earned a 39.200. As a team, Penn State scored a 49.050 on vault, a 49.000 on the uneven bars, a 48.775 on beam and a 49.225 on floor. The Nittany Lions opened the meet on vault where Personett tied for first with LSU's Susan Jackson with a 9.950. Junior Danielle Hover was Penn State's next top performer and she took seventh with a career-high tying 9.850. Rohrbaugh led off the rotation for PSU scoring a 9.675, while freshman Madison Merriam followed scoring a 9.750. Senior Rosie Smith scored a 9.675 and Musser added a score of 9.825 to Penn State's total. Maryland's Allison Krikorian and Oklahoma's Natasha Kelley tied for third with a 9.900 to round out the top finishers on the event.


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2010 Meet Summaries Sophomore Natalie Ettl was PSU’s top performer on bars. She scored a 9.875 for third place. Stine scored a 9.800 to set the tone on bars for the Nittany Lions with senior Alexandra Brockway following with a 9.750. Personett turned in a 9.800 on the event and Musser scored a 9.775. LSU's Jackson took home top honors on bars with a 9.950 and Oklahoma's Hollie Vise placed second with a 9.900. Personett was the top Nittany Lion performer on beam with a 9.875, good enough for fifth place. Rohrbaugh was PSU's first competitor on beam and scored a 9.700. Hover turned in a 9.775 performance and Musser scored a 9.700 in the middle of the rotation. Southard was Penn State's fifth competitor on beam and she scored a 9.725. Oklahoma took the top three spots on beam. Vise won the event with a 9.950, while Kristin Smith and Megan Ferguson tied for second with a 9.925. Penn State closed out the NCAA Regional Championships on floor. Personett finished second with a 9.925 and Musser scored a seasonhigh tying 9.900 for third. Oklahoma's Jackie Flanery won the event with a 9.950. Smith started the Lions off on floor with a 9.750 before Rohrbaugh turned in a routine scoring a 9.725. Southard tied her season high with a 9.800 and Merriam posted a 9.850 halfway through the rotation. Musser and Personett now begin preparations for the 2010 NCAA Women's Gymnastics National Championships on April 22-24. The University of Florida serves as this year's host of the event. Oklahoma LSU Penn State UNH Ohio State Maryland

V 49.300 49.250 49.050 49.000 48.575 49.100

UB 49.175 49.150 49.000 48.425 48.600 47.350

BB 49.475 49.175 48.775 48.700 48.450 48.350

FX 49.300 48.825 49.225 48.675 48.250 48.950

Total 197.250 196.400 196.050 194.800 193.875 193.750

NCAA Championships • April 22 GAINESVILLE, Fla. - Penn State women's gymnasts senior Brandi Personett and freshman Sharaya Musser combined for seven NACGC/W All-America honors at the NCAA Championships on Thursday, April 22. Personett earned three All-America honors, while Musser accrued four. Personett earned First Team All-America status on beam, floor and in the all-around. She has now accumulated five All-America honors, as she was a 2008 All-American on beam and a 2009 All-American on floor. Musser garnered First Team All-America status on vault and in the all-around, while earning Second Team All-America laurels on beam and floor. PSU now has 85 total individual All-Americans. Competing with Utah, Musser opened the first session of the NCAA Championships on floor where she scored a 9.875. In rotation two, Musser earned a vault score of 9.900. After a bye in the third rotation, Musser moved on to bars scoring a 9.825. Musser closed out the first session on beam with a 9.850. Personett rotated with host Florida in the second session. Following a bye to open the meet, Personett scored a 9.825 before turning in a 9.875 on beam. She and the Gators had a bye in rotation four before moving to floor. Personett posted a 9.900 on floor and scored a 9.875 on vault to close out the session.

Senior Brandi Personett earned three All-American honors at the 2010 NCAA Championship, earning First Team NACGC/W All-America honors on beam, floor and in the all-around. She finished her career with five All-America honors.

The women's gymnastics championships consist of 12 teams and 12 all-around competitors (who are not on a qualifying team) and individual event specialists. The top two teams and the top two all-arounders from each of the six regionals received automatic berths to the national championships. The top four individuals (plus ties) on each event, including the all-around from each session, qualify to compete in the Individual Event Finals on Saturday, April 24 at 6 p.m. at Florida's Stephen C. O'Connell Center.


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Events and Coaching History Nikki Smith

Katie Perret

Katie Rowland

Vault

All-Time Team: 49.500 at W. Virginia w/ Rutgers, 2003 at NCAA NE Regionals, 2004 vs. Cornell, Iowa &Yale. 2010

Bars

Beam

Floor

All-Time Individual: 9.975 Katie Perret, 2007

All-Time Individual: 10.0 Katie Rowland, 2003 Nikki Smith, 2000 Missy Leopoldus, 1999

All-Time Individual: 10.0 Ellen Casey, 1999

All-Time Team: 49.500 vs. Massachusetts, 2001

All-Time Individual: 10.0 Katie Rowland, 2003 Brandi Personett, 2010

2010 Team: 49.350 vs. Illinois (2/6)

2010 Team: 49.500 vs. Cornell, Iowa & Yale (1/23)

2010 Individual: 9.950 Natalie Ettl vs. Illinois (2/6) vs. Maryland, Michigan & Bridgeport (3/7)

2010 Individual: 10.0 Brandi Personett vs. Cornell, Iowa & Yale (1/23) at Pittsburgh (2/13)

Penn State Coaches’ Records

Year

Coach

Record

1965-67

Lu Magnusson

10-9-1

Tuovi Sappinem 1968

Kathy Corrigan

6-3-0

1969-72

Betz Hanley

22-24-0

1973-74

Barbara Block

14-11-0

1975-92

Judi Avener-Markell

278-87-1

1993-2010

Steve Shephard

256-144-2

2010-present

Jeff Thompson

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All-Time Team: 49.650 at Rhode Island, 2001

2010 Team: 49.350 vs. Maryland, Michigan & Bridgeport (3/7) 2010 Individual: 9.950 Brandi Personett vs. Illinois

Katie Rowland

All-Time Team: 49.725 vs. Massachusetts, 2001

2010 Team: 49.300 vs. West Virginia (2/20) 2010 Individual: 9.950 Brandi Personett vs. West Virginia (2/20) vs. Nebraska (3/20) at Big Ten Championship (3/27)

All-Around

All-Time: 197.450 vs. Massachusetts, 2001 All-Time Individual: 39.775 Katie Rowland, 2003

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2010 Team: 196.725 vs. Maryland, Michigan & Bridgeport (3/7) 2010 Individual: 39.700 Brandi Personett vs. West Virginia (2/20)


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National Championship History National Championship Finishes

National Championship History 1974

AIAW - Karen Schuckman becomes Penn State’s first national championship participant and wins the all-around as a freshman.

1975

AIAW - The Penn State team makes its first national championship appearance and finishes in fifth place. Schuckman wins floor exercise and finishes in a tie for the vaulting title.

1976

AIAW - Fifth place.

1977

AIAW - The team climbs to third place led by the brilliant performance of Ann Carr who wins the all- around.

1978

AIAW - Penn State wins its first national championship in gymnastics and in any women’s sport with a 147.70 score, 0.15 ahead of Cal State-Fullerton. Ann Carr sweeps the all-around for the second consecutive year and wins individual titles on bars, balance beam and floor exercise.

1979

AIAW - The Lady Lions host the national championship and finish second to Cal State-Fullerton by 0.10. Marcy Levine wins an event title in floor exercise as a freshman.

1980

AIAW - Penn State captures its second national championship with a score of 145.50, just 0.35 ahead of runner-up Utah. The Lions take the team title without an individual national champion.

1981

AIAW - Third place. Heidi Anderson wins the floor exercise.

1982

NCAA - Third place.

1983

NCAA - Pam Loree qualifies as an individual.

1984

NCAA - Seventh place.

1985

NCAA - Ninth place.

1986

NCAA - Sixth place. Pam Loree shares the national title in vaulting.

1988

NCAA - Penn State makes its 12th trip to the National Championships.

1989

NCAA - Lynn Crane and Kira Rohm qualify as individuals.

1990

NCAA - Allison Barber qualifies as an individual.

1991

NCAA - Fifth place. April Polito achieves All-America status on vault.

1992

NCAA - Fourth place. Allison Barber ties for third on vault and places eighth in the all-around.

1993

NCAA - Eleventh place.

1994

NCAA - Tracy Kerner competes in four events and earns second team All-America status on the floor. April Polito competes in the all-around.

1995

NCAA - Eighth place. Tracy Kerner earns second team All-America status on beam.

1996

NCAA - Eleventh place.

1997

NCAA - Eleventh place. Missy Leopoldus earns first team All-America honors on vault. Ellen Casey earns second-team All-America in the all-around, floor exercise and vault.

1998

NCAA - Tenth Place.

1999

NCAA - Eighth Place. Ellen Casey earned second team All-America honors on uneven bars, floor exercise and in the all-around. Nikki Smith garnered second team honors on the beam.

2000

NCAA - Seventh Place, Gemma Cuff earned first team All-America honors on floor.

2003

NCAA - Katie Rowland (vault, floor) and Katie McAvoy (all-around) qualify as individuals.

2004

NCAA - Lisa Clark (vault, floor) qualifies as an individual and picks up second team All-America honors on vault.

2005

NCAA - Tenth Place, Lisa Clark earns second team All-America status on floor exercise.

2006

NCAA - Jennifer Orlando (all-around) qualifies as an individual.

2007

NCAA - Brandi Personett (all-around) qualifies as an individual.

2008

NCAA - Brandi Personett (all-around) qualifies as an individual, earns first team All-America status on the beam and places fifth in the nation on the apparatus.

2009

NCAA - Ninth Place, Brandi Personett (floor), Alexandra Brockway (uneven bars) and Whitney Bencsko (vault) qualify for individual event finals.

2010

NCAA - 14th Place, Brandi Personett and Sharaya Musser qualify as individuals. Personett earns first team All-America status on beam, floor and in the all-around. Musser earns first team accolades on vault and in the all-around and second team laurels on beam and floor.

Year

Place

1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1984 1985 1986 1988 1991 1992 1993 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2005 2009 2010

5th 5th 3rd 1st 2nd 1st 3rd 3rd 7th 9th 6th 11th 5th 4th 11th 8th 11th 11th 10th 8th 7th 10th 9th 14th

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All-Time High Scores Penn State Individual Records

Penn State Team Records

Vault . . . . . . . . . . . .10.00 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Katie Rowland, 2003 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10.00 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Brandi Personett, 2010 Bars . . . . . . . . . . . . .9.975. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Katie Perret, 2007 Beam . . . . . . . . . . . .10.00 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Katie Rowland, 2003 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10.00 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nikki Smith, 2000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10.00. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Missy Leopoldus, 1999 Floor . . . . . . . . . . . .10.00 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ellen Casey, 1999 All-Around . . . . . . .39.775 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Katie Rowland, 2003

Vault . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49.500 at West Virginia (2/16/03) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49.500 vs. Cornell, Iowa, Yale (1/23/10) Bars. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49.500 Massachusetts (2/23/01) Beam . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49.650 at Rhode Island (2/17/01) Floor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49.725 Massachusetts (2/23/01) Team . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 197.450 Massachusetts (2/23/01)

Vault

Gymnast

Times Earned

1. Katie Rowland, 2003 Brandi Personett, 2010 2. Brandi Personett, 2008 Katie Rowland, 2003 Sharaya Musser, 2010 3. Brandi Personett, 2007, ‘08, ‘09, ‘10 Sharaya Musser, 2010 Jennifer Orlando, 2006 Lisa Clark, 2004, 2005 Katie Rowland, 2001, ‘02, ‘03 Gemma Cuff, 1998 Joanna Knox, 1995

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Times Earned 1 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 3 1 3 3 3 1 1 1 1 1

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2 2 1 1 1 4 1 1 2 7 2 1

Uneven Bars

1. Katie Perret, 2007 2. Natalie Ettl, 2010 Katie McAvoy, 2002, ‘03 Katie Rowland, 2001, ‘02 Maria Taylor, 2001 Nikki Smith 1999 3. Alexandra Brockway Sharaya Musser Natalie Ettl Brandi Personett, 2009 Katie Perret, 2006 Kristal Uzelac, 2005 Michelle Ilg, 2004 Katie McAvoy, 2002, ‘03 Maria Taylor, 2001 Ellen Casey, 1997, 1999 Gemma Cuff, 2001 Nikki Bongiovanni, 2001 Katie Rowland, 2001 Nikki Smith 1999 Missy Leopoldus, 1998

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Score 10.00 10.00 9.975

9.950

Score 9.975 9.950

9.925

Maria Taylor, 2001 Nikki Smith, 2000 3. Brandi Personett, 2010 Kristal Uzelac, 2005 Nikki Smith, 2000 Missy Leopoldus, 1998, ‘99 Nicole Malinak, 1997

Gymnast

Gymnast

7.

8.

9.

10.00 10. 9.975

Floor Exercise

Times Earned

1. Ellen Casey, 1999 2. Katie Rowland, 2003 Ellen Casey, 1999 Gemma Cuff, 2001 3. Brandi Personett, 2007, ‘08, ‘09, ‘10 Kate Stopper, 2004 Katie Rowland, 2001, ‘02, ‘03 Leslie Bair, 2001 Richelle Simpson, 2001 Heather Duggan, 2000 Missy Leopoldus, 1998 Ellen Casey, 1997, ‘98, ‘99

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6.

Score

1 1 1 1 2 3 1

1 1 1 1 5 1 5 1 1 1 1 3

All-Around

Katie Rowland, 2003 Katie Rowland, 2002 Brandi Personett, 2010 Katie Rowland, 2003 Katie Rowland, 2001 Katie Rowland, 2002 Missy Leopoldus, 1998 Sharaya Musser, 2010 Brandi Personett, 2009, ‘10 Katie Rowland, 2002 Gemma Cuff, 1998 Brandi Personett, 2009 Katie Rowland, 2001 Ellen Casey, 1999 Missy Leopoldus, 1999 Brandi Personett, 2009 Katie Rowland, 2001 Brandi Personett, 2008 Katie Rowland, 2001, ‘03 Katie McAvoy, 2002 Ellen Casey, 1999

9.950

Score 10.00 9.975

9.950

Times Earned

Score

1 1 1 1 2 3 1 1 3 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 2

39.775 39.725 39.700 39.675 39.650 39.625 39.600

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Section All-Time heading Records Right

Year 1974 1975 1977 1978 1979 1981 1986

Individual National Champions Gymnast

Event(s)

Karen Schuckman Karen Schuckman Ann Carr Ann Carr Marcy Levine Heidi Anderson Pam Loree

AA V, FX AA UB,BB,FX,AA FX FX V

Total Individual Titles - 11 Vault (V) Uneven Bars (UB) Balance Beam (BB) Floor Exercise (FX) All-Around (AA)

2 1 1 4 3

Atlantic 10 Conference Individual Champions

Year 1983 1984

1985 1986

1987

1988

1989

1990

Gymnast

Event(s)

Diane Drum Pam Loree Pam Loree Kathy Pomper Bernie Robertson Pam Loree Bernie Robertson Pam Loree Kathy Pomper Bernie Robertson Kathy Parody Bernie Robertson Jessica Strunck Pam Braun Lynn Crane Shelley Reger Kira Rohm Jessica Strunck Lynn Crane Debbie O’Brien Kira Rohm Allison Barber Kim Thrasher

BB, FX V, UB, AA FX V BB FX, AA BB V, FX, AA UB BB UB, AA BB FX FX BB, FX, AA BB UB V AA BB UB BB FX

Atlantic 10 Conference Championship Finishes

Year 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987

Place

. . . . . . . . . . . .1st . . . . . . . . . . . .1st . . . . . . . . . . . .1st . . . . . . . . . . . .1st . . . . . . . . . . . .1st

Year 1988 1989 1990 1991

Place

. . . . . . . . . . . .1st . . . . . . . . . . . .1st . . . . . . . . . . . .1st . . . . . . . . . . . .1st

Brandi Personett was named the Big Ten Freshman of the Year in 2007 and earned Big Ten Gymnast of the Year honors in 2009 and 2010.

Big Ten Championship Finishes

Year . . . . . . . . .Place

Year . . . . . . . . . .Place

1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001

2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010

. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2nd . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2nd . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2nd . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3rd . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7th . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5th . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3rd . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2nd . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2nd . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2nd

Year 1992 1993 1998 2000 2002 2003 2005 2005 2006 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2010

. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7th . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3rd . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2nd . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2nd . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3rd . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2nd . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3rd . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3rd . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2nd

Big Ten Individual Champions Gymnast

Event(s)

Rene Lyst Allison Barber Ellen Casey Nikki Smith Katie Rowland Katie Rowland Kristal Uzelac Kate Stopper Katie Perret Corissa Pirkl Brandi Personett Brandi Personett Brandi Personett Brandi Personett Natalie Ettl

BB AA AA BB AA V, AA UB, BB FX UB V V, AA V, FX, AA FX AA, FX UB

Big Ten Gymnast of the Year

1998

Missy Leopoldus

2003

Katie Rowland

1999

Ellen Casey

2009

Brandi Personett

2001

Katie Rowland

2010

Brandi Personett

1999

Nikki Bongiovanni

2007

Brandi Personett

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Meet theRecords All-Time Nittany Lions

Year 1970 1977 1978 1979 1980

1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986

1988 1989 1990 1991 1992

1993

1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2001 2003 2004 2005 2010

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Penn State Regional Individual Champions Gymnast

Event(s)

Candi Breese Ann Carr Ann Carr Marcy Levine Ann Carr Lisa Ingebretsen Marcy Levine Heidi Anderson Heidi Anderson Marcy Levine Pam Loree Pam Loree Bernie Robertson Pam Loree Kathy Pomper Pam Loree Kathy Pomper Bernie Robertson Lynn Crane Lisa Mallios Kira Rohm Allison Barber Allison Barber Rene Lyst Janice Rogers Allison Barber April Polito Karen Cimochowski Rene Lyst Allison Barber Tracy Kerner Tracy Kerner Missy Leopoldus Leigh Cappello Missy Leopoldus Leigh Cappello Gemma Cuff Ellen Casey Maria Taylor Katie Rowland Katie McAvoy Katie Rowland Lisa Clark Kristal Uzelac Brandi Personett

FX, AA V, UB, FX, AA V, BB, FX, AA BB V UB, BB (tie) BB (tie), FX, AA V, UB, BB, FX, AA FX, AA BB V, FX, AA AA FX UB BB UB, FX, AA UB BB BB, AA V, FX UB V (tie), BB FX, AA BB UB (tie) BB AA UB BB FX UB, BB, FX (tie) UB AA, BB FX UB FX AA, V AA, V, UB (tie), FX BB FX V V, FX V, FX UB AA, V

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Kristal Uzelac

Prior to 2010, Kristal Uzelac was the most recent regional champion, having won the uneven bars title in 2005. Brandi Personett won regional titles in the all-around and on vault in 2010 to advance to the NCAA National Championship.

Brandi Personett

Year

Penn State NCAA Regional Finishes Place

1975. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3rd 1976 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2nd 1977 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2nd 1978 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1st 1979 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1st 1980 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1st 1981 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1st 1982 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1st 1983. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3rd 1984 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1st 1985 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2nd 1986 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1st 1987 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2nd 1988 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1st 1989 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2nd 1990 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2nd 1991 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1st 1992 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1st

Year

Place

1993 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1st 1994 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2nd 1995 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1st 1996 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1st 1997 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1st 1998 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1st 1999 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1st 2000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2nd 2001. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4th 2002. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5th 2003. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4th 2004. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4th 2005 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2nd 2006. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3rd 2007. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3rd 2008. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3rd 2009 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2nd 2010. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3rd


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Nittany Lions All-Americans

KAREN SCHUCKMAN

Year 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978

1979

1980

1981 1982 1984 1985

ANN CARR

JAN ANTHONY

JOANNE BECK

ALISA INGEBRETSEN

MARGIE FOSTER

MARCY LEVINE

LYNNE SAMUELS

ANN MCGEACHY

HEIDI ANDERSON

PAM LOREE

APRIL POLITO

ALISON BARBER

TRACY KERNER

MISSY LEOPOLDUS

ELLEN CASEY

NIKKI SMITH

GEMMA CUFF

LISA CLARK

BRANDI PERSONETT

WHITNEY BENCSKO

ALEXANDRA BROCKWAY

SHARAYA MUSSER

Gymnast Karen Schuckman Karen Schuckman Karen Schuckman Ann Carr Jan Anthony Joanne Beck Davies Bahr Ann Carr Lisa Ingebretsen Jan Anthony Lisa Ingebretsen Margie Foster Ann Carr Marcy Levine Jane Anthony Lynne Samuels Ann Carr Margie Foster Marcy Levine Lynne Samuels Lisa Ingebretsen Ann McGeachy Heidi Anderson Heidi Anderson Pam Loree Pam Loree

Event(s) V, UB, BB, FX, AA V, UB, FX, AA BB V, UB, BB, FX, AA V BB V V, UB, BB, FX, AA UB, BB, AA V, UB, AA UB, BB V, FX UB FX V V V, UB, BB, FX, AA UB, FX, AA FX, AA V UB FX FX, AA UB, FX, AA V V

Year 1986 1991 1992 1994 1995 1997 1999 2000 2004 2005 2008 2009 2010

Gymnast Pam Loree April Polito Allison Barber Tracy Kerner Tracy Kerner Missy Leopoldus Ellen Casey Ellen Casey Nikki Smith Gemma Cuff Lisa Clark Lisa Clark Brandi Personett Brandi Personett Alexandra Brockway Whitney Bencsko Brandi Personett Sharaya Musser

Event(s) V, AA V V, AA FX BB V FX, V UB, FX, AA BB FX V FX BB FX UB V BB, FX, AA V, AA, BB, FX

Total Individual All-Americans - 85 Vault (V) 22 Uneven Bars (UB) 14 Balance Beam (BB) 13 Floor Exercise (FX) 20 All-Around (AA) 16

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Meet the Honors and Nittany Awards Lions Lisa Ingebretsen Competitive Excellence Award Given to an individual who consistently rises to the competition and performs extraordinarily well under pressure

Recipient: 1989 1995 2001 2002 2005 2010 Pam Loree Leadership Award Given to an individual who displays leadership qualities at all times and takes charge of all situations with an unselfish attitude and leads by example.

Recipients: 1989 1995 1997 2002 2003

Pam Loree Karen Cimochowski Leigh Cappello Nicki Malinak Bea Selz Leslie Bair Kelly Streicher

Jan Anthony/Katie Rowland Iron Horse Award Given to an individual who performs consistently throughout the season and competes in the all-around in every meet.

Recipients: 1989 1991 1997 2000 2001 2002

2003 2005 2008 2009 2010

Jan Anthony Allison Barber Janae Whittaker Gemma Cuff, Katie Rowland Katie Rowland Leslie Bair Katie Rowland Lisa Campagnolo, Katie Rowland Meredith Hoover Brandi Personett Brandi Personett Brandi Personett

Lisa Ingebretsen Joanna Knox Maria Taylor Katie Rowland Corissa Pirkl Natalie Ettl Brandi Personett

Corey Hoyt/Kelly Streicher Perseverance Award Given to an individual who overcomes setbacks and injuries that would have ended the career of most people and does so with the right attitude and a smile on her face.

Recipients: 1998 2001 2003 2004 2009

Carey Hoyt Lisa Campagnolo Nikki Bongiovanni Kelly Streicher Natalie Ettl Allie Southard

Hairston/Samuels Improvement Award Given to an individual who displays extraordinary improvement in a given time. Awarded for any facet of gymnastics.

Recipients: 1989 1990 1991 1992 1995 1997 2006 2008

Lynn Hairston Lynne Samuels Paula Bright Janice Rogers Jada Hiltabrand Leigh Cappello Nicole Malinak Janae Whittaker Aslynn Satterfield Danielle Hover

Bill Conway “Hugs” Award Recipients: 2001 Katie McAvoy 2004 Jennifer Orlando 2005 Steph Sullivan 2007 Amie Olaes

Kathy Parody Hard Work Award Given to an individual who displays an unbelievable work ethic, who never stops trying, sweats more than anyone, and is always willing to give 100-percent.

Recipients: 1989 1990 1996 2003 2009 2010

Joanne Beltz Balance Beam Award Given to an individual who “sticks” her balance beam routine in every meet of the season in which she competes.

Recipient: 1989 1999 2004 2005 2007 2008 2009 2010

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Joanne Beltz Missy Leopoldus Genavieve Shingle Genavieve Shingle Stephanie Sullivan Casey Rohrbaugh Casey Rohrbaugh Whitney Bencsko Casey Rohrbaugh

Tracey Wilkinson Rosenfield Asst. Coaching Excellence Award Given to the second assistant for dedication and effort above and beyond the call of duty.

Recipients: 1999 2008

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Honors and Awards 10.0 Club Given to an athlete who earns a perfect score during a meet.

Bernie Robertson Scholar-Athlete Award Given to an individual who displays excellence in the classroom while contributing to the team.

Recipients: 1989 1991 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010

Bernie Robertson Kira Rohm Kerry Slattery Kerry Slattery Kerry Slattery Bridget Foley Joanna Knox Joanna Knox Ellen Casey Dana Cuomo Dana Cuomo Dana Cuomo Kelly Streicher Ashley Mehrer Ashley Mehrer Stephanie Sullivan Stephanie Sullivan Ashley Mehrer Jaime Murray Melissa Klein Melissa Klein

Shelly Nelson Management Award Given to a manager who always is willing to sacrifice for the team, one who takes care of all details with energy and enthusiasm.

Recipients: 1989 1996 2006 2007 2010

Shelley Nelson, Julie Patterson Bernadette Woods Jaime Murray Jaime Murray Meghan Shanfelter

Recipients: 1999 Missy Leopoldus (BB, 1/30/99 & 2/19/99) Ellen Casey (FX, 2/19/99) 2000 Nikki Smith (BB, 3/18/00) 2003 Katie Rowland (V, 3/16/03) (BB, 3/14/03) (V,3/29/03) 2010 Brandi Personett (V, 1/23/10, 2/13/10)

Lynn Crane & Janae Whittaker Attitude Award Given to an individual who displays a consistently upbeat attitude, in and out of the gym. This individual must be highly motivated and completely team-oriented.

Recipients: 1991 1993 1996 1999 2010

Lynn Crane Kerry Slattery Carey Hoyt Janae Whittaker Whitney Bencsko

Judi Avener Legacy Award Judi spent 18 years at Penn State developing the gymnastics program. Judi has left a legacy for all those involved in the program to follow. This award recognizes her contribution, and sets a standard for everyone affiliated with Penn State Women’s Gymnastics to live up to! Thanks Judi!

Pat Spisak Team Spirit Award Given to an individual who is extremely proud to represent Penn State and who displays team spirit to others.

Recipients: 1989 1995 1998 2003 2007

Pat Spisak Karen Cimochowski Janae Whittaker Leslie Bair Stephanie Sullivan

Allison Barber/Katie Rowland MVP Award Given to an athlete who makes a scoring impact on the program above and beyond the ordinary.

Recipients: 1993 1995 1996 1998 1999 2001 2003 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010

Allison Barber Tracy Kerner Bridget Foley Missy Leopoldus Ellen Casey Ellen Casey Katie Rowland Katie Rowland Meredith Hoover Jennifer Orlando Brandi Personett Brandi Personett Brandi Personett Brandi Personett

Lee Kolos/Bob Rittenbaugh Service Award Given to an individual not directly involved with the team who goes out of his or her way to help the team in all possible ways. Recipients: 1989 Bob Rittenbaugh 1990 Gwen Kaufman Kirk Barbieri 1993 Pat Shoffner 1994 Lee Kolos 1995 Pat & Dan Shoffner 1996 Kirk Barbieri 1997 Debbie Shephard 2000 Lee Kolos 2001 Lee Kolos 2005 Bob Allen 2008 Lee Kolos 2009 Gwen Nese Karen Schuckman 2010 Lloyd Smith

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Ann Carr Award

Ann Carr was a member of the Penn State women’s gymnastics team from 1977-80. Carr was a two-time National Champion in the all-around (‘77 & ‘78) and won titles on the uneven bars, balance beam and floor exercise in 1978. She is Penn State’s only four-time All-American on one event, which she earned on the uneven bars. Carr was also a three-time All-American in the all-around, as well as on vault, beam and floor exercise. The Ann Carr Award is given to the gymnast who provides the most inspirational performance at each home meet. Below are the five honorees from 2010.

Five members of the Penn State gymnastics team were awarded the Ann Carr award during the 2010 season. Senior Brandi Personett (top left) earned the award at the home-opener on Jan. 23 after scoring the first 10.0 on vault since 2003. Freshman Sharaya Musser (center) earned the honor twice in 2010 on Jan. 30 and March 7, while sophomore Whitney Benckso (top right) received the award on Feb. 20. Seniors Rosie Smith (bottom left) and Casey Rohrbaugh (bottom right) were honored on Feb. 6 and March 20, respectively. 46

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1991 1992

3rd Place - AIAW at Central Michigan Jan Anthony Joan Gackenbach Joanne Beck Chris Hartman Ann Carr Lynn Samuels Ellen Coccagna Karen Schuckman Claudia Coldren

1993

1st Place - AIAW at Washington Debbie Alston Claudia Coldren Jan Anthony Lisa Ingebretsen Davies Bahr Lynn Samuels Joanne Beck Pat Spisak Ann Carr

1995

2nd Place - AIAW at Penn State Debbie Alston Margie Foster Jan Anthony Lisa Ingebretsen Joanne Beck Lynn Samuels Ann Carr Pat Spisak Claudia Coldren

1st Place - AIAW at LSU Debbie Alston Lisa Ingebretsen Jan Anthony Marcy Levine Joanne Beltz Anne McGeachy Ann Carr Lynn Samuels Margie Foster Pat Spisak

1996

3rd Place - AIAW at Utah Debbie Alston Marcy Levine Heidi Anderson Karen Polak Joanne Beltz Pat Spisak Lisa Ingebretsen Linda Tardiff

1998

9th Place - NCAA at Utah Pam Braun Pam Loree Renee Bunker Tee Minor Cissy Chung Kathy Pomper Nadine DeLeo Bernie Robertson Diane Drum Jessica Strunck Lynn Hairston Cheryl Weseman Holly Haupt 6th Place - NCAA at Florida Donna Bervinchak Deb Muno Pam Braun Debbie O’Brien Renee Bunker Kathy Parody Kim Fischler Kathy Pomper Lynn Hairston Susan Repmann Holly Haupt Bernie Robertson Pam Loree Jessica Strunck

1999

7th Place - NCAA at UCLA Renee Bunker Tee Minor Cissy Chung Betsy Noll Nadine DeLeo Kathy Pomper Diane Drum Bernie Robertson Lynn Hairston Kim Simon Holly Haupt Lisa Smith Pam Loree

1997

3rd Place - NCAA at Utah Heidi Anderson Kathy Pokorny Joanne Beltz Karen Polak Cissy Chung Joanna Sime Marcy Levine Linda Tardiff Jeanne Omohundro

2005

5th Place - AIAW at Appalachian State Joanne Beck Louise Hunt Susan Bergstrom Joan Gackenbach Lynn Cantwell Nancy Park Ellen Coccagna Karen Schuckman Claudia Coldren Amy Thompson

11th Place - NCAA at Utah Carrie Arnesen Kathy Parody Pam Braun Michele Reger Paula Bright Susan Repmann Lynn Crane Kira Rohm Lisa Mallios Jessica Strunck Debbie O’Brien 5th Place - NCAA at Alabama Allison Barber April Polito Paula Bright Janice Rogers Lynn Crane Kira Rohm Jada Hiltabrand Laurie Russo Marianne Kreisher Coby Silver Rene Lyst 4th Place - NCAA at Minnesota Allison Barber April Polito Karen Cimochowski Janice Rogers Jada Hiltabrand Laurie Russo Tracy Kerner Coby Silver Rene Lyst

2009

1988

5th Place - AIAW at Cal State-Hayward Susan Bergstrom Karen Johnson Collette Bizal Nancy Park Ellen Coccagna Karen Schuckman Dorothea DeLuca Sherilyn Sommers Karen Higashida

2000

1986

1985

1984

1982

1981

1980

1979

1978

1977

1976

1975

Nationally-Ranked Teams 10th Place - NCAA at Auburn Cecile Allen Jennifer Orlando Lindsay Borkan Corissa Pirkl Lisa Clark Aslynn Satterfield Meredith Hoover Genavieve Shingle Michelle Ilg Kate Stopper Ashley Mehrer Stephanie Sullivan Amie Olaes Kristal Uzelac 9th Place - NCAA at Nebraska Whitney Bencsko Heather McElwee Alexandra Brockway Lindsey Montross Natalie Ettl Brandi Personett Danielle Hover Casey Rohrbaugh Melissa Klein Rosie Smith Daryl Konsevick Allie Southard Alex Stine

11th Place - NCAA at Oregon Allison Barber Michelle Manzolillo Karen Cimochowski April Polito Bridget Foley Nancy Rosenheck Tracy Kerner Coby Silver Rene Lyst Kerry Slattery 8th Place - NCAA at Georgia Liz Agnew Carey Hoyt Amy Bauer Christi Huch Sharon Barbato Tracy Kerner Heather Bundy Joanna Knox Leigh Cappello Nicole Malinak Karen Cimochowski Michelle Manzolillo Lauren Cutshaw Bea Selz Bridget Foley Kerry Slattery Rachael Hills 11th Place - NCAA at Alabama Heather Bundy Joanna Knox Leigh Cappello Missy Leopoldus Ellen Casey Nicole Malinak Lauren Cutshaw Michelle Manzolillo Bridget Foley Bea Selz Carey Hoyt Janae Whittaker Christi Huch

The 2000 edition of the Nittany Lions earned a seventh-place finish at the NCAA Championships in Boise, Idaho, which marked the program’s highest national finish since 1992.

11th Place - NCAA at Florida Leigh Cappello Joanna Knox Ellen Casey Missy Leopoldus Heather Duggan Nicole Malinak Heather Fahey Bea Selz Carey Hoyt Nikki Smith Christi Huch Janae Whittaker Ashley Wilson 10th Place - NCAA at UCLA Katie Cavuto Joanna Knox Ellen Casey Missy Leopoldus Gemma Cuff Nikki Smith Heather Duggan Maria Taylor Heather Fahey Janae Whittaker Carey Hoyt Ashley Wilson Christi Huch

The 1978 Nittany Lions captured Penn State’s first national championship in any women’s sport with a 147.50 score.

8th Place - NCAA at Utah Nikki Bongiovanni Missy Leopoldus Ellen Casey Nikki Smith Jordi Ciambrone Maria Taylor Gemma Cuff Vera Weiss Jennifer Drilling Janae Whittaker Heather Duggan Ashley Wilson E’Tona Ford 7th Place - NCAA at Boise State Leslie Bair E’Tona Ford Nikki Bongiovanni Katie McAvoy Lisa Campagnolo Katie Rowland Dana Cuomo Nikki Smith Gemma Cuff Julia Stoloski Jennifer Drilling Maria Taylor Heather Duggan Vera Weiss Ashley Wilson

The 1980 Nittany Lions edged out second-place Utah by .35 points to capture the AIAW National Championship. It was Penn State’s second national title in three years.

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2009 TopResults All-Time Performances Pittsburgh

1/29

West Chester

12/15 2/2 2/5 2/9

1/14 2/4

2/28 3/4 3/25 1/13

vs. Springfield

vs. West Chester Slippery Rock

L

W

W

Centenary

T

Michigan

W

Ohio State Kent State

Ohio State

Ithaca College

at Springfield

2/8

vs. Slippery Rock

2/15

vs. Ithaca

W

W

61.27-74.81

W

1970 (6-6)

1/31

Ithaca

L

Slippery Rock

L

Brockport

W

76.12-54.45 61.27-74.18

71.28-66.05 73.4-79.4

73.4-80.2

W

72.55-65.40 72.55-36.55

2/17

East Stroudsburg

W

66.19-51.54

2/21

Kent State

L

69.20-82.15

Ohio State

W

69.20-66.85

2/28 3/7

West Chester Miami

Temple

Massachusetts Salem State

1/23

Ithaca

1/30

Cortland

2/6

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L

L

W

L

W

1971 (5-7)

Pittsburgh

Brockport

West Chester

66.19-83.86

69.20-74.15 71.90-45.40

70.50-96.00 70.50-68.25

L

66.2-74.8

L

54.63-52.97

L

62.8-73.9

W W

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2/5

2/21

L

L

1/29 2/12

91.90-49.70

West Chester

vs. Towson State

92.56-75.34

L

L

3/6 3/11

W

vs. Towson

1/24

82.76-70.39

L

1969 (1-4)

1/25

82.76-84.44

W

1968 (1-0)

vs. Springfield

86.35-84.55

2/20

66.2-62.0

2/22 2/26 2/29 3/4

Towson State

76.80-89.85

L

67.19-77.95

Miami

W

67.19-64.65

Ohio State

W

67.19-67.10

Clarion State

L

66.57-78.64

Massachusetts

L

75.70-92.40

Ithaca College

W

79.80-74.40

Salem State

W

71.30-54.50

Kent State

L

Miami of Ohio

W

76.75-46.40

Clarion State

L

71.90-97.30

Rock Haven State

W

1972 (9-4)

West Chester

Massachusetts Ohio State Cortland Pitt

Lock Haven

Slippery Rock Towson State

L

Towson State

2/10

Massachusetts

66.57-53.36

74.15-102.75

W

76.75-76.60

W

W

W

W

W

W

83.55-60.95

77.85-81.75

Clarion

L

69.50-86.45

Ohio State

L

74.60-76.90

Kent State

L

L

74.60-44.45

2/23

Cortland

W

85.40-70.03

3/3

East Stroudsburg

2/20

3/6

62.8-47.1

Women’s Gymnastics

Pittsburgh Ithaca

Lock Haven

West Chester

W W

W

W L

79.23-75.21

79.23-47.23

80.55-80.75

Youngstown

Ithaca

Towson

92.40-62.90

L

89.25-90.73

W

89.25-78.27

W

89.25-75.90

West Chester

at Michigan St.

96.70-97.85

Massachusetts

W

100.30-97.10

W

99.40-85.95

W

95.30-81.80

Youngstown St. Ohio State

Ithaca College Indiana State

W

W

95.45-91.75

L

99.40

W

99.40-80.35

100.85-84.50

at UMASS

W

100.40-99.35

Ohio State

W

100.15-76.90

1976 (8-1)

York (Canada)

at West Chester Southern Conn

W

102.25-94.30

W

102.40-81.00

W

W

100.40-90.05

104.05-93.95

at Clarion

L

104.15-105.00

at Pittsburgh

W

102.60-92.10

at Indiana State

W

108.70-105.20

EAIAW Regionals at Cornell AIAW Championships at Appalacian

1977 (8-1)

Massachusetts

W

145.40-139.80

Southern Illinois

W

144.60-141.15

at Springfield

at Ohio State

W

W

Pittsburgh

W

at Southern Conn

W

Temple Clarion

Indiana State

W L

W

EAIAW Championships 4/1

96.70-84.65

W

Springfield

4/1

99.40-78.40

99.95-101.55

L

Kent State

3/18

L

Clarion

2/8

2/15

W

102.625-102.75

Slippery Rock

2/13

86.15-79.80

L

1/29 2/1

W

1975 (8-4)

1/23

78.80-66.40 85.40-77.26

Ohio State

Springfield

74.60-94.15

W

92.40-52.95

Kent State

1/11

69.50-94.50

Miami of Ohio

W

W

93.19-103.23

77.85-96.95

L

Lock Haven

Cortland

79.60-82.75

L

88.60-82.50

Slippery Rock

82.70-83.90

L

Springfield

80.00-75.05

83.55-82.60

L

2/25

76.75-86.95

71.90-62.55

Clarion

96.45-95.10

71.30-89.16

L

1973 (7-6)

1/27

2/17

L

Kent State

86.00-28.70

W

1/18 2/13

97.99-81.74

W

Towson

1/8

1967 (6-2-1)

W

Franklin & Marshall

2/16 2/23

1969

1974 (8-4)

12/8

at Towson State

2nd

AIAW Championships at Central Michigan

141.95-131.80

138.75-113.55

129.35-118.90 144.30-105.00

141.20-123.55

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at Clarion

W

W

141.75-133.40

Ohio State

W

141.80-136.40

Florida

W

Cat Classic at Missouri Arizona State

Louisiana State UNC at WVU

W

1978 (7-1)

at Massachusetts

L

134.70-137.00

at Springfield

W

141.90-129.55

Michigan State

W

at Pittsburgh

W

141.35-135.40

at Indiana State

W

146.00-139.15

Southern Conn

at Southern Illinois at Temple

W

W

W

3/10-

EAIAW Championships

4/1

AIAW Championships

11

142.25-136.30

148.95-131.20

146.05-140.60

146.80-128.70

at Pittsburgh

Penn State Invitational at E. Stroudsburg

W

139.85-109.50

Springfield

W

139.40-122.45

Temple

W

140.70-119.85

Pittsburgh

at West Virginia Slippery Rock

W W W

140.20-123.60 138.30-119.85 138.30-115.65

Indiana State

W

140.50-126.45

at Louisville

W

142.20-135.70

Massachusetts Southern Illinois

W

W

W

Springfield

W

136.20-122.85

Pittsburgh

W

142.30-134.55

Michigan State

W

144.65-136.45

Massachusetts Louisiana State Fullerton

Southern Illinois

W

W

W

W

Clarion

W

Southern Cal

W

Louisville Utah

Fullerton

W L

L

at Clarion

Southern Cal Cat Classic

Massachusetts

at Michigan St.

W

W

1st

W

W

146.80-113.95

148.55

137.85-129.75

141.65-132.55 144.30

142.55-125.80

144.00-140.95

Utah State

W

146.20-132-80

at Rutgers

W

143.00-122.70

at Louisiana State at Florida

Exh.

W

W

W

143.70-141.30

141.85-124.45

141.85-136.60 141.85-133.45

140.80-139.25

L

140.75-141.70

at Utah State

W

141.30-139.80

T

158.35-158.35

W

1983 (11-8-1)

142.25-141.50

12/10

at Clarion

1/11

New Hampshire

L

170.10-170.90

at Ohio State

L

173.10-175.90

12/11 1/14 1/15 1/21 1/27 1/28 2/9

2/1112

182.55-181.80

at Indiana (Pa) at Michigan St. Utah State Alabama

Oklahoma State

L L

174.85-147.00 169.30-171.30 176.30-178.35

Missouri

W

178.70-178.35

Louisiana State

W

Nebraska

at Cat Classic Arizona

W W

174.75-173.95 178.70-173.60

178.70-176.55

Pittsburgh

W

178.70-172.65

W

175.60-165.20

Kentucky

Pittsburgh

145.15-144.00

3/1

at Arizona State

3/8

W

159.95-148.95

176.65-169.30

2/19 3/4

W

W

148.10-143.50

144.70-143.05

W

1st

145.50-141.75

West Virginia at Florida

CS-Fullerton

3/12

Atlantic 10

3/26

NCAA Regional

Championship at W. Virginia

W W L L

L

1st 3rd

178.70-169.55 175.60-169.95 180.30-182.30 181.25-185.85

176.95-181.45

176.55 176.80

140.50-126.45

at Rutgers

1980 (12-2)

1981 (9-0)

UCLA 1st

W

EAIAW Championships

Great Britain

at Washington

1979 (9-0)

Rutgers

146.10-137.85

W

144.60-141.80

at UCLA

at Southern Cal

W

W

W

at Pittsburgh

Utah State

W

James Madison at West Virginia

1973

140.70-128.90

Michigan State

136.65-131.65

144.10-136.30

149.55-146.40

142.15-140.25 144.85-125.25 148.05-139.50

145.20-138.50

1976

145.20-146.20

147.50-149.30

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1984 (14-10)

at Clarion

W

12/10

at Indiana (Pa.)

W

174.65-166.25

1/25

Ohio State

L

176.15-177.40

1/14 1/28 2/3

at UNH

Alabama

Cat Classic

2/10 2/17 2/18 2/27 3/3 3/6

Louisiana State

W

178.80-172.80

at Nebraska

W

at Oklahoma St.

L

at Pittsburgh

L

at West Virginia

at USC

W

vs. USC

vs. Utah

vs. Utah

at Rhode Is. Florida

NCAA Regional at PSU

NCAA Champ. at UCLA

3/2 3/4 3/6 3/9 3/16 3/30

4/1213

50

L

181.85-187.15

W

181.85-180.60

L

179.50-185.30

W

L

1st L

1st 7th

1985 (13-6)

Exh.

179.50-178.15

182.34 180.90-185.40 179.45

183.75-181.45

174.90-163.40

CS Fullerton

W

181.40-178.80

173.65-131.50

New Hampshire

W

181.40-170.40

at Ohio State

L

177.90-191.30

at Michigan St.

W

180.05-179.45 1st

Arizona

W

181.90-180.65

Louisiana State

W

181.90-177.40

W W

181.90-180.40 181.90-177.05

New Hampshire

W

181.90-176.25

Oklahoma State

W

179.75-175.95

L

179.65-185.40

Nebraska

West Virginia at Alabama at Florida

L

W

L

at Georgia

L

Atlantic 10

1st

at LSU

Championship

L

Pittsburgh

W

NCAA Champ.

9th

NCAA Regionals at Utah

2nd

PENN STATE 2010-11

1/24

176.70-178.35

181.40-189.25 185.70-187.65 179.35

183.75-174.75 185.05

179.00

at Ohio State

L

173.70-180.75

New Hampshire

W

179.75-170.85

Michigan State Alabama

at Nebraska

1/31

at Cat Classic

New Mexico Arizona

Missouri

Kentucky 2/8 2/15 3/2 3/4 3/7

3/15 3/22 3/24 4/5

4/18

192.10-177.65

179.60-185.80

1986 (15-8)

1/29

2/9

W

W

1/18

184.00

at Indiana (Pa.)

Kentucky

3/1

177.90-178.95

181.85-185.40

Missouri

2/22

169.60-167.60

L

1/25-26 at Cat Classic

2/15

178.35-178.05

175.20-179.10

vs. Utah

at CS-Fullerton

at Clarion

2/2

178.30-174.80

177.85-176.05

12/8

1/19

178.80-172.65

178.80-169.35

W

Japanese All Stars

1/18

W

178.80-178.30

Louisiana State

12/2

1/11

W

Arizona State

At. 10 Champ.

12/7

W

W

3/10

4/8-9

W

Memphis State

at Utah State

3/24

1st

178.80-178.60

3/8

3/15

178.10-178.75

W

Brigham Young 2/7

L

174.45-175.75

Arizona

Missouri

2/5

L

1981

172.65-194.50

1/16 1/23 1/28 1/31 2/13

Women’s Gymnastics

Pittsburgh

at Pittsburgh

at West Virginia Indiana (Pa.) Ohio State

CS-Fullerton

W

L

L

W

W W W W W W

W

W

L

179.75-178.75

179.75-182.60

178.70-182.45

178.70-171.90

1st

181.30-180.45 181.30-175.35 181.30-174.60 177.00-176.00 182.95-175.85

182.95-171.20

183.40-180.55

at Arizona State

L

183.50-189.30

Florida

L

183.50-184.00

Alabama

CS-Fullerton Georgia

At.10 Champ. at Rhode Is. Florida

NCAA Regionals

L W

W W

NCAA Champ.

182.40-182.25

181.05-183.30

183.50-186.05 183.50-183.45

187.40-186.05

1st

186.35-185.75 1st

6th

at Florida

1987 (13-8)

West Virginia

W

179.00-175.10

Nebraska

L

181.00-182.25

Ohio State Pittsburgh

at New Hampshire Maryland

Cat Classic Missouri Auburn

L

W

W

W

2nd

W W

184.40-178.65

2/20

Louisiana State

L

179.75-181.20

3/3

at Alabama

L

183.40-188.75

CS-Fullerton

W

180.60-150.60

Maryland

W

183.75-181.60

2/22 3/6 3/8

181.00-181.75 179.70-177.15

178.40-175.85

178.40-174.60

184.40-178.95 184.40-178.05

Arizona

at Ohio State at Florida

at Georgia Auburn

L

L

L L

W

184.40-185.10

182.80-186.00

180.60-183.40 183.75-191.55 183.75-180.25

North Carolina

W

183.75-179.00

3/21

North Carolina

W

183.50-177.25

4/11

NCAA Regionals

2nd

3/14

3/28

182.40-186.80

W L

W

181.30-178.10

Georgia

at UCLA

Kentucky

1/13

Temple

W

Atlantic 10 Champ. 1st at OSU

1988 (14-10)

182.15

180.40

at Temple

W

179.80-170.25

Indiana (Pa.)

W

176.65-172.70

1/17

at West Virginia

1/22

Alabama

1/29

at Ohio State

W

176.65-175.00

Maryland

W

176.65-176.35

New Hampshire

W

180.55-174.10

Michigan

L L

W

1/30

at Pittsburgh

2/5

Cat Classic

3rd

Missouri

W

Rhode Island Pittsburgh Arizona

2/8

184.05-175.65

Auburn

W W

180.55-184.35 181.65-182.60 181.65-177.45 181.20-176.45 181.20-171.80

W

182.85-175.45

L

182.85-186.35

L

at Nebraska

L

Florida

L

182.85-184.60

182.05-184.30

2/13

Michigan

3/2

at Oklahoma

L

184.20-185.95

Kentucky

L

182.45-184.45

Maryland

W

2/20 3/4

at Louisiana State

3/12

Ohio State

3/19

at North Carolina

W

182.85-182.10

L

L

W

185.00-182.35 185.35-186.70

182.45-189.85

183.15-183.90 183.15-180.65

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Atlantic 10 Champ. 1st

186.05

4/22

NCAA Champ.

179.70

4/9

NCAA Regional at Utah

1st

1989 (7-9)

1/13

West Virginia

W

1/27

Cat Classic

2nd

1/21

at Alabama

2/10 2/17 2/28 3/3 3/5

3/18 4/1

4/14

1/13 1/21 1/27 2/10 2/17 2/24

3/2 3/11 3/17 3/24

Missouri

W

185.95-181.55

Brigham Young

W

W

at Ohio State

L

North Carolina Pittsburgh

at Louisiana State at Florida

W

Alabama

Nebraska

Ohio State

At. 10 Champ.

185.95-183.75 185.95-181.45

180.70-179.95

180.70-175.70

179.75-184.55

W

182.30-181.05

L

182.50-193.70

L

Bulldog Invite at Ga. 4th L L L L

1st

173.35-190.10

181.55-187.50 181.55-191.00 181.55-187.60 185.15-186.90 186.85

at George Washington NCAA Regional

2nd

188.35

NCAA Championship at Georgia

1990 (18-7)

at Pittsburgh

at Ohio State

Michigan State

W

W W

178.665-175.80

184.95-184.15 184.95-182.95

W

184.95-179.75

Indiana (Pa.)

W

184.15-176.45

at UCLA Invite

3rd

Alabama

Ohio State

L

W

184.10-187.00

186.35-184.80

UCLA

L

187.00-191.45

New Mexico

W

187.00-184.20

at Utah

Brigham Young Iowa State

at CS-Fullerton Stanford

Boise State

New Hampshire Georgia

Kent State

L

L

L

W L

W W

W L

187.00-187.95

185.95-193.30

189.45-185.45

188.70-190.55

1st

Massachusetts

W

187.45-184.90

Temple

W

187.45-178.35

GWU

W

187.45-176.25

Rhode Island

NCAA Regionals

W

2nd

186.75-178.80

1/19

Ohio State

W

186.00-181.10

2/2

Oklahoma

1/25

Indiana (Pa.)

1/12

Georgia

186.75-176.15

1/25

Utah

189.50-192.10

Indiana (Pa.)

W

186.15-179.45

at New Hampshire

3/2

at Georgia

Pittsburgh

W

W

W

W L

189.15-186.80

Minnesota

William and Mary

3/16

Rutgers

3/22

Atl. 10 Champ.

Temple

L

W W

W W

1st

191.95-170.65

GWU

W

189.65-185.25

Rutgers

W

189.65-178.30

4/6

NCAA Reg.

1st

4/19

NCAA Champ.

Temple

at New Hampshire at Alabama

W

W

5th

190.35-181.50

Big Ten Champ. at Michigan State

189.65-186.55

Rhode Island

W

3/27

191.95-182.40

193.80

at Utah

Massachusetts

New Hampshire

4/24

W L

W

W

W

2nd

L

W

Ohio State

W

Illinois 4/7

W

Michigan State Iowa

189.65-182.85

189.65-116.45

at Stanford

Michigan

189.65-185.25

193.00-189.60

Indiana (Pa.)

West Virginia

190.80-186.65

188.85-183.05 191.00-189.60

3/21

190.80-188.15

W

W

190.80-193.70

3/9

W

188.85-190.65

at Minnesota

3/7

W W

188.85-188.25

Pittsburgh

189.60-182.80

West Virginia

Massachusetts

W

L

Pittsburgh

189.60-178.05

3rd

Auburn

2/29

W

190.65-195.05

188.85-191.60

189.60-194.45

Georgia College

188.40-192.90

191.05-189.35

L

Missouri

2/22

L

1984

Arizona

Ohio State

188.60-185.35

L

W

Cat Classic at Missouri

2/15

189.60-188.50

at Florida

2/7

at Towson State

191.50-186.50

W W

1/19

186.15-185.30

Brigham Young Kentucky

3/8

W

1992 (16-6)

186.75-181.60

L

at Ohio State

2/23

W

at Alabama

2/15

186.75-189.15

At. 10 Champ.

W

W

186.75-185.10

188.70-178.95

W

Rutgers

185.95-181.75

W

at Massachusetts

at West Virginia

185.95-188.15

186.75-182.75

1991 (22-3)

1/13

2/9

Pittsburgh

Rutgers

4/20

W

Indiana (Pa.)

West Virginia

4/7

182.50-188.65

185.95-188-60

CS-Fullerton 2/26

185.80-175.75

L

Georgia 3/11

L

Arizona

Louisiana State 2/3

186.25

11th

W W

Minnesota

W

NCAA Champ.

4th

NCAA Regional

1st

190.35-183.05 192.15-191.75 191.50-196.75 194.75-191.40

194.75-186.45

194.75-188.55

190.90

190.90-191.70

190.90-187.55

190.90-187.20 190.90-186.50

190.90-185.50

190.90-183.25

194.525

192.775

190.95

187.45-183.10

187.45-178.15 187.45-175.55

NCAA Champ. at Oregon State

185.925

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California

L

191.550-191.825

at Michigan

L

151.575-197.225

North Carolina St

L

151.575-191.175

Michigan

L

192.375-196.500

Minnesota

W 192.375-191.675

Iowa

W 192.375-189.975

Massachusetts Massachusetts

Illinois

Ohio State

NCAA Regional

at Kent St.

4/20-22 NCAA Champ. at Georgia

1/13

1993 (18-4)

1/16

Michigan State

1/23

at New Hampshire

1/30 2/5

Louisiana State

2/19 2/27 3/6

3/14 3/19

Arizona

W

191.95-191.70

W

New Hampshire at Pittsburgh

at West Virginia Indiana (Pa.) Alabama

at Ohio State

W

W

W L

W L

W

190.65-191.20

190.65-139.55

191.90-193.95

191.85-190.20

193.15-186.55

Rutgers, Temple & Indiana (Pa.)

at Big Ten Champ. Michigan

L

Ohio State

W

Illinois

W W

W W

at NCAA Regionals 1st

1994 (18-9)

2nd

192.40-192.925

192.40-191.600 192.40-189.675 192.40-189.650

192.40-187.450 192.40-184.000

190.525

New Hampshire

L

187.775-188.675

W 187.775-183.850

Cat Classic at Missouri

Missouri

Arizona

Kentucky

Vermont

L

187.775-188.375

2nd

190.600-191.000

W 190.600-190.525

W 190.600-187.950

W 190.600-187.725

3/7

3/26

W 190.925-187.800

1/27

New Hampshire

W 190.925-185.675

Oregon State

L

Nebraska

W 191.550-186.650

Shanico Invitational

1st

W 190.925-186.450

190.075-194.375 2nd

L

Michigan State

W 194.025-188.475

194.025-194.850

W 194.025-189.200

Ohio State

W 194.025-188.375

Illinois

W 194.025-185.300

W 194.025-188.250

NCAA Regionals

2nd

1/20

Alabama

W 191.475-187.050

2/3-4

Cat Classic at Missouri

1995 (17-13)

W 192.875-188.300

Kentucky

W 191.275-189.425

Missouri

W 191.275-189.900 W 191.275-180.625

Michigan State

W 192.525-189.875

3/6

at Florida

L

Women’s Gymnastics

at Georgia UCLA

Nebraska

Cat Classic at Missouri

L

193.825-195.175

192.500-193.675

W 192.500-190.275 W 194.300-193.600

L

L L

194.225-195.250

191.550-197.625

191.550-196.550 191.550-193.250

2nd

L

Missouri

W 191.325-188.100

191.325-194.275

W 191.325-190.550 W 193.450-191.350

at New Hampshire

L

191.000-191.350

Oregon State

L

191.950-196.350

4th

Michigan

L

Seattle Pacific

W 191.950-185.575

at Utah

L

191.950-192.450

193.625-196.250

L

192.875-194.150

W

3/23

Michigan

L

Nebraska

191.950-192.225

L

West Virginia

Big Ten Championships

192.875-

7th

Michigan

L

190.775-194.600

Ohio State

L

190.775-193.900

Illinois

L

190.775-192.275

Michigan State Minnesota Iowa

NCAA Champ.

W 191.275-188.200

191.700-195.725

W 191.700-189.450

Arizona

4/22

2/25 3/12

W 191.574-185.950

North Carolina State W 192.000-188.775

W 191.275-191.250

L

at West Virginia

Nebraska

NCAA

at Minnesota

3/3

L

3/16 3/30

191.575-191.900

at Alabama

S.E. Missouri

3/13

Utah

Illinois

L

W 191.575-188.825

1st

2/11 2/18

3/8

191.475

at Ohio State

Pittsburgh

194.150

Minnesota

Minnesota

193.000-193.950

Michigan

Auburn

8th

at Oregon State Invite

Big Ten Championships

Arizona

191.225

3/1

4/3

1/28

1st

W 191.550-188.250 L

192.375-193.025

W 192.375-189.775

Ohio State

L

3rd

1996 (10-10)

at Michigan State

Auburn 2/25

151.75-188.025

W 192.375-190.425

2/17

Florida

Iowa

L

W 191.550-189.575 W 191.550-186.650

at Utah

2/2-3

2nd

191.550-193.725

Washington

Minnesota

W 190.600-179.875

PENN STATE 2010-11

Michigan State

Arizona 3/19

192.275-193.950

1/19

Minnesota

11th

190.375-192.125

L

3/4

L

W 191.550-188.200

Ohio State

Central Michigan

Cancelled

L

West Virginia

Hobie Classic

193.15-188.25

Georgia

Minnesota

2/27

187.70-182.35

W

W

at Alabama

2/19

191.95-186.60

Massachusetts

West Virginia

2/11

191.95-189.65

193.15-197.55

Auburn

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191.95-190.10

L

4/15-17 at NCAA Champ.

2/4-5

1st

at Georgia

Minnesota

1/22

190.10-189.90

192.35-185.60

Iowa

1/16

190.60-188.10

W

Michigan State

4/3

W

Cat Classic at Missouri Missouri

2/14

W

190.60-188.10

Towson State Auburn

2/12

W

L

Big Ten Championships Michigan State

4/8

W 191.550-190.525

Northeast Regional at Ala.

L

L L

1st

190.775-193.925

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2/7-8

1997 (12-9)

Alabama

New Hampshire

L

W 193.075-189.350

Massachusetts

W 193.075-190.225

James Madison

W 190.625-187.900

at West Virginia

L

192.450-194.700

Arizona

L

190.575-193.000

Pittsburgh

W 190.575-188.200

at N.C. State Radford

at Missouri Missouri

W 190.625-186.700

L

at Ohio State

2/28

Pennsylvania Champs.

Utah

Temple

Pittsburgh

Indiana (Pa.) Ursinus

West Chester 3/7 3/16 3/22

Wilson College at Florida

Iowa State

at Nebraska

Michigan State

2/22

1/11 1/17 1/24 1/31

2/6-7

2/22

3/6 3/14 3/21

193.125-193.750

193.975-194.850

1st

W 195.225-188.375 W 195.225-189.600

W 195.225-177.425

W 195.225-176.325

W 195.225-150.750

W 195.225-150.750

L

L L

L

L

193.600-195.900 193.600-194.625

194.725-195.675

5th

194.300-197.150

194.300-195.475

Illinois

W 194.300-194.075

Iowa

L

194.300-195.825 194.300-196.350

W 194.300-193.725

NCAA

Northeast Regional NCAA Champ. at Florida

1st

194.150

11th

194.300

Illinois

N.C. State

at Alabama

W 193.475-189.025

W 194.900-191.925 W 193.675-187.625 L

Cat Classic at Missouri Iowa State Pittsburgh

Ohio State

UCLA Bruin Classic UCLA

Cal State Fullerton Arizona Temple

West Virginia

at Louisiana State Alabama

Nebraska

193.125-195.575

190.800-194.550

L

3rd

190.800-192.550

W 190.800-189.275

W 195.725-194.725 W 195.725-186.775

W 195.725-192.925

L L L

194.175-194.475 194.175-195.975

194.125-195.550

Michigan

Michigan State Iowa

L L

3rd

194.725-195.400 194.725-194.900

W 194.725-194.050 W 194.725-193.575

1st

10th

at N.C. State

W 191.525-188.925

2/5

at Stanford

L

1/30

Florida

at Boise State

San Jose State

L

Stanford

L

193.275-195.300

Florida

at Ohio State

Minnesota

W 196.300-194.150

2/17

at Rhode Island

W 196.300-191.600

3/3

at Maryland

Iowa

W 196.300-136.825

NCAA Champ.

8th

Northeast Regionals 1st

2000 (13-3)

196.335

194.775

1/28

at Florida

W 194.925-194.050

Illinois

Massachusetts

193.800-194.700

W 194.325-190.575

W 194.825-193.100

Boise State

W 195.850-193.375

2/26

Ohio State

3/11

at Alabama

Stanford

W 196.100-194.700

L

195.375-196.550

at West Virginia Nebraska

James Madison

L L

L

194.700-195.350 194.925-196.600

194.925-197.050

W 194.925-190.100

W 196.775-193.150

Massachusetts

W 197.450-193.150

at Denver

W 195.375-194.650

Florida

Air Force

L

195.350-195.500

W 195.375-195.150 W 195.375-194.075

Alabama

3/24

at Big Ten Championships

Rutgers Cornell

196.650-197.525

W 196.650-189.775 2nd

Michigan

L

Ohio State

W 196.425-195.425

Iowa

Michigan State 4/7

L

W 196.600-185.600

Minnesota

W 194.850-195.625

W 194.800-192.425

193.275-194.425

W 194.825-194.450

3/17

W 194.925-188.750

at Massachusetts West Virginia

3/10

193.275-194.475

W 196.875-192.450

196.300-196.550

2/23

L

Pittsburgh

L

W 196.300-193.800

L

193.275-195.350

W 194.075-192.150

Michigan

W 196.300-194.625

L

New Hampshire

195.800-196.250

L

3/3

193.275-195.350

1/27 2/10

6th

L

Michigan

2/3

195.925

195.350

Alabama Georgia

1/20

2nd

7th

2001 (16-11)

W 195.950-191.500

at New Hampshire

2/19

at Super Six Challenge

at Illinois

2nd

W 196.575-193.750

1/6

NCAA Champ.

1/13

1/16

2/12

W 196.575-193.650

L

at Michigan State

1/22

Iowa

W 195.950-195.750

Big Ten Championships

W 196.575-194.875

W 196.575-193.825

NCAA Regionals

4/13

2nd

196.575-197.850

W 196.575-196.150

4/1

191.650-193.900

195.875-195.650

L

Michigan State

at Nebraska

Illinois

4/22

Ohio State

W 195.175-193.750

Southeast Missouri St.W 195.950-194.125

Ohio State

4/10

191.650-194.050

W 197.025-196.025

at Ohio State

3/27

W 196.750-193.500

Alabama

2/27

3/13

W 193.825-190.850

L

at Illinois

2/19

W 193.825-193.525

UCLA

2/13

Michigan

Illinois

W 195.075-187.975

New Hampshire

Big Ten Championships Minnesota

194.625

1999 (15-5)

UCLA

3/18

194.600

1/23

1/16

W 192.650-190.425 L

NCAA Regionals

W 194.725-192.625

Rutgers

192.650-188.675

192.150-193.075

W 194.725-192.850

Ohio State

1/9

1st

L

Illinois

4/16-18 NCAA Champs at UCLA

W 192.650-191.050

Big Ten Champs. at Iowa Minnesota

4/4

3/6

1998 (10-7)

at New Hampshire

Oregon State

2/28

190.575-190.975

L

Missouri 2/14

L

3rd

Ohio State Minnesota 4/13

L

Big Ten Championships

Michigan

1999

W 190.625-186.700

2/15 2/22

190.300-193.750

Illinois

W 196.425-195.750 W 196.425-195.400

W 196.425-193.975

W 196.425-193.375

at NCAA Regionals 4th

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1/7

2005 (18-5)

at Super Six Challenge L

194.850-193.000

Alabama

L

193.875-193.000

Florida

Arizona

1/11

2002 (7-20)

Super Six Challenge

Georgia

Alabama UCLA

Florida 1/19 1/27 2/2 2/9

2/15 3/3 3/9 3/16 3/23

Louisiana State Denver

at Pittsburgh

at Nebraska Maryland

Rhode Island West Virginia

Michigan

Illinois

NCAA Regionals

2/22

54

L

L

195.325-196.900

195.325-195.700 195.475-196.575

W 195.800-194.075

W 195.800-191.500 L

192.750-196.275

L

192.550-196.475

L L L

L

L

5th

L

L L

L

7th

192.550-195.775 192.550-195.550 192.550-194.625

192.550-192.825 192.225

5th

194.375-197.325

194.375-196.700

W 195.075-194.175

Pittsburgh

at Oklahoma

at West Virginia Rutgers

Ohio State

4/12

W 195.425-193.850

L

L

L

194.400-197.425

195.475-195.775

195.500-196.725

W 195.500-190.800 W 195.500-189.025

at Big Ten Championships

3rd

Michigan

L

Minnesota

W 196.650-195.425

Michigan State

NCAA Regionals

L

196.650-197.450 196.650-196.850

at Michigan

L

2/5

New Hampshire

W 193.575-192.275

Cornell

W 193.575-187.100

at Pittsburgh

3/6

3/13 3/20

at New Hampshire Oklahoma

4/3

195.450-195.800

W 195.450-192.400 W 195.875-195.325

Women’s Gymnastics

Iowa State Missouri

New Hampshire

W 195.550-193.100 W 195.550-190.300

William & Mary

W 195.550-189.650

Michigan

L

at Big Ten Championships Minnesota

Michigan State

2nd

196.125-196.250

W 196.125-195.375

W 196.125-193.775

Illinois

W 196.125-193.725

Ohio State

W 196.125-192.875

Iowa

W 196.125-193.000

W 195.575-194.125

at Minnesota

T

2/10

Nebraska

195.575-196.125

W 195.100-195.075 L

T

L

195.950-195.950

195.800-196.350

196.375-196.375

4/21

2/3

Cornell

3/18 3/25

4th

196.075-196.375

196.075-196.150

W 196.075-194.400 W 196.075-194.125

4/7

W 194.400-181.175

L

193.500-194.175

W 196.025-195.475 W 196.025-190.200

W 196.625-193.675

at New Hampshire

W 195.700-194.075

LSU

L

at Pittsburgh

L

193.200-196.150 193.200-195.275

W 196.400-189.750

at Big Ten Championships

3rd

Minnesota

L

Michigan

W 194.925-194.475

Iowa

W 194.925-193.425

Ohio State

196.075-197.525

W 194.400-190.675

W 196.025-190.550

Yale

Michigan State

W 196.625-194.450

W 194.875-194.350

Rutgers

at Florida

3/4

194.975

W 194.650-194.575

3/10

2nd

195.375

at Arkansas

196.625-197.800

W 196.625-196.025

L

West Virginia

at Ohio State

W 196.625-195.400

L

Arizona

2/25

W 196.625-196.500

L

2006 (10-5)

196.175-195.775

NCAA Northeast Regionals

Michigan

Temple

W 196.025-192.650

1/28

L

W 196.625-196.325

Georgia

3/26

Rutgers

194.400-194.825

Minnesota

Ohio State

3/19

Seattle Pacific

W 196.025-195.950

L

L

Illinois

W 196.025-193.450

at Boise State

Michigan

Michigan

Michigan State

San Jose State

3/11

W 193.975-191.475

1/21

3rd

195.575-197.350

at Big Ten Championships Iowa

W 195.550-194.350

194.875-196.125

L

at Ohio State

at Arizona State

Ohio State

L

Missouri

2/28

2/21

3/4

Alabama

W 195.675-189.325

W 195.675-189.250

Kentucky

George Washington W 195.050-190.325

2/26

W 196.650-195.425

W 196.650-190.975

1/14

194.600-197.125

W 195.575-193.125

Yale

Minnesota

2/19

Ball State

10th

at Missouri Cat Classic

2/14

W 193.575-191.925

at NCAA Champ.

W 195.675-195.251

Brigham Young

196.075-194.445

W 196.300-192.325

at NCAA West Reg. 2nd

West Virginia

2/6

Missouri

W 194.125-188.200

4/9

1/31

Rhode Island

Maryland

W 194.125-193.200

at West Virginia

196.175

L

Central Michigan

Pittsburgh

2/13

W 196.650-193.425

2004 (11-6-2)

193.425-193.000

W 193.000-190.725

1/21

W 196.650-193.575 4th

L

194.450-193.000

Illinois

W 196.650-194.975

at Alabama

1/24

W 195.450-194.900

PENN STATE 2010-11

L

1/16

W 193.800-191.750

W 195.075-192.600

Yale

Illinois

194.375-196.000

at Denver

Temple

Ohio State

194.375-196.575

W 194.375-193.275

at Minnesota

Iowa

192.550-194.725

Oklahoma

Iowa State

3/29

W 195.525-194.900

at Super Six Challenge

New Hampshire

Florida

W 193.500-191.100

2003 (14-10)

Georgia

3/14

3/8

192.750-193.250

at Big Ten Championships

Alabama

2/16

193.375-193.825

W 195.325-194.175

Florida

2/7

L

Illinois-Chicago

Nebraska

2/1

L

193.375-194.600

L

Stanford

Michigan State

1/25

L

193.375-195.650

at Florida

at New Hampshire

Ohio State

1/18

L

196.375-195.725

W 195.200-191.850

Iowa

1/11

L

193.375-196.525

Illinois

Minnesota

4/6

L

6th

Nebraska

Iowa

L

1/15 1/29

3/1

5th

Georgia

Illinois

L

194.925-195.150

194.925-194.975

W 194.925-193.525 W 194.925-192.500

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Illinois

L

Ohio State

W 196.525-195.900

Minnesota

Michigan State

1/5

Florida

2007 (10-5)

Nebraska LSU

Denver 1/13 1/20 1/27 2/3

at Arkansas Arkansas

Minnesota

L L

194.575-196.550 194.575-195.200

W 194.575-194.125 W 194.575-192.975

W 194.575-192.800

L

193.600-194.850

W 192.900-191.175

North Carolina State W 193.850-192.625 at West Virginia

W 195.625-194.625

Kent State

W 195.625-192.275

Wilson College

W 195.625-147.700

George Washington W 195.625-191.375 2/10 2/16 2/24 3/2 3/9

3/16 3/24 3/31

Pittsburgh

W 195.075-192.825

Ohio State

W 196.450-194.825

at Michigan at Maryland

W 195.275-191.600

at Arizona

W 196.825-196.650

at LSU

Kentucky

L

Rutgers

New Hampshire

W 196.825-195.600

Yale

W 196.325-191.550 W 196.325-190.325

W 196.325-187.475

Big Ten Championships

3rd

Michigan

L

Ohio State

W 196.475-194.025

Minnesota Iowa

Michigan State

196.475-196.575

W 196.475-195.250 W 196.475-193.225

W 196.475-192.750

W 196.475-192.650

NCAA N. Cent. Reg. 3rd

2008 (13-8)

(195.775)

1/11

Kent State

W 194.050-192.175

1/19

Michigan

L

195.100-195.275

West Virginia

L

193.375-195.150

1/25 2/2 2/9

at Pittsburgh at Arkansas

at New Hampshire Yale

William & Mary

W 194.050-190.450 L

2/24 3/1 3/7 3/14 3/21 3/29

194.625-195.250

W 195.275-194.225

W 195.275-189.100

W 195.275-186.750

at N.C. State

L

William & Mary

W 194.775-189.625

Kent State

at Ohio State

194.775-195.150

W 194.775-194.025

L

193.650-194.250

George Washington W 195.025-192.575 Bowling Green SUNY Cortland Boise State

W 195.025-189.800 W 195.025-183.800 L

195.025-196.000

L

194.675-197.300

at Arizona State

W 195.025-194.550

Nebraska

L

at Alabama Maryland Rutgers

195.725-196.000

W 195.725-192.675 W 195.725-189.475

Big Ten Championships

3rd

Michigan

L

Michigan State

W 195.625-195.050

Illinois

196.275-197.175

Texas Women’s Univ. W 196.825-190.525

Illinois

4/14

W 195.900-195.525

2/16

L

195.625-196.750

W 195.625-194.775

Ohio State

W 195.625-194.075

Minnesota

NCAA Northeast. Reg. 3rd

1/10

Pittsburgh

W 194.800-191.675

1/24

Michigan State

W 195.785-192.925

1/17 1/30 2/7

2/13 2/21

2009 (14-3)

at Illinois

192.925-195.500

at Nebraska

L

194.625-195.875

William & Mary

W 196.150-188.375

Pennsylvania

at Michigan

at West Virginia

Ohio State

L

1/16

at Denver

Western Michigan

W 193.900-189.525

1/23

Air Force

Iowa

W 194.150-185.850

2010 (18-9)

West Virginia

Yale

Alabama

2/6

Illinois

2/20

West Virginia

3/12 3/20 3/27

Minnesota

L

194.150-194.650

W 195.325-192.175 W 195.325-185.750 L

196.025-196.600

W 196.025-192.850 W 196.425-196.275

at Pittsburgh

W 196.450-194.650

at Ohio State

L

Michigan

Maryland

Bridgeport

at Utah

Oregon State

Southern Utah

Nebraska

W 195.950-194.925

Michigan

Minnesota

193.850-195.950

W 196.725-196.575 W 196.725-195.650 W 196.725-193.200 L

195.700-196.975

L

195.700-196.025

L L

Big Ten Championships Iowa

L

195.700-196.650 195.575-196.200

2nd

196.575-196.900

W 196.575-195.575 W 196.575-195.350

Michigan State

W 196.575-195.325

Ohio State

W 196.575-194.700

Illinois 4/10

193.900-193.925

W 193.900-191.225

W 195.325-186.125

Cornell

1/30

3/7

196.100

NCAA Regionals

W 196.575-195.025 3rd

Oklahoma

L

New Hampshire

W 196.050-194.800

LSU

Ohio State Maryland

L

196.050-197.250 196.050-196.400

W 196.050-193.875 W 196.050-193.750

W 196.650-196.625 W 196.650-196.050 W 196.225-195.925

W 196.125-194.175

Yale

W 196.125-165.625

W 196.125-195.300

Big Ten Championships Michigan

at Michigan State

2/27

5th

W 196.175-189.475

at Maryland Arizona

1/9

2/13

195.800

194.924-195.800

W 196.175-187.525

3/8

3/21

L

Bridgeport

Alabama

NCAA Champ. Preliminaries

2nd

W 196.150-185.425

W 196.175-193.400

Rutgers

4/16

Regional

W 196.150-189.675

New Hampshire

3/1 3/14

195.700

L

Cornell

NCAA Northeast

W 195.625-194.425

4/12

W 196.525-195.650

W 196.525-195.450

4/4

195.625-195.750

Iowa

Iowa

196.525-196.750

W 196.525-196.000

L

3rd

196.525-197.075

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Agnew, Elizabeth . . . . . . . . . .1994-95 Allen, Cécile . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2004-05 Alston, Debora . . . . . . . . . . . .1979-81 Anderson, Heidi . . . . . . . . . . . .1981-82 Andrews, Amy . . . . . . . . . . . . .1973-74 Anthony, Janet . . . . . . . . . . . .1977-80 Arnesen, Carrie . . . . . . . . . . . .1987-90

bBb

Baker, Carolyn . . . . . . . . . . . . .1965-66 Bair, Leslie . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2000-03 Barbato, Sharon . . . . . . . . . . .1993-94 Barber, Allison . . . . . . . . . . . . .1990-93 Bauer, Amy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1994-95 Beck, Joanne . . . . . . . . . . . . .1977-79 Beck, Kristina . . . . . . . . . .2008-Present Beltz, Joanne . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1980-82 Bencsko, Whitney . . . . . .2009-present Bergstrom, Su . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1973-76 Bernstein, Judy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1973 Bervinchak, Donna . . . . . . . . . . .1986 Bizal, Collette . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1975 Bongiovanni, Nikki . . . . .1999, 2001-03 Borkan, Lindsay . . . . . . . . . . . .2005-08 Braun, Pam . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1985-88 Breese, Candi . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1970 Bridwell, Sharon . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1974 Bright, Paula . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1988-91 Brockway, Alexandra . . . . . .2007-2010 Brooks, Linda . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1969 Brown, Jeannette . . . . . . . . . . .1965-66 Brown, Susan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1987 Bundy, Heather . . . . . . . . . . . .1994-96 Bunker, Renee . . . . . . . . . . . . .1984-86 56

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cCc

Campagnolo, Lisa . . . . . . . . .2000-02 Cantwell, Janet . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1976 Cappello, Leigh . . . . . . . . . . .1994-97 Carr, Ann . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1977-80 Casey, Ellen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1996-99 Cataldo, Sue . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1972 Cathrall, Linda . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1965 Chapin, Ruby . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1965 Chung, Cissy . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1982-85 Cimochowski, Karen . . . . . . . .1992-95 Clark, Lisa . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2004-06 Clayton, Erin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2003-04 Coccagna, Ellen . . . . . . . . . . .1974-77 Cohn, Amy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1987 Coldren, Claudia . . . . . . . . . .1977-79 Crane, Lynn . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1988-91 Cuff, Gemma . . . . . . . . . . . . .1998-01 Cuomo, Dana . . . . . . . . . . . . .2000-03 Cutshaw, Lauren . . . . . . . . . . .1994-96

dDd

Das, Lipika . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1976 Deleo, Nadine . . . . . . . . . . . . .1984-85 DeLuca, Dorthea . . . . . . . . . .1972-75 DiPasquale, Sarah . . . . . . . . . .1999-00 Docherty, Susan . . . . . . . . . . .1989-90 Drilling, Jennifer . . . . . . . . . . . .1998-01 Drum, Diane . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1983-85 Duggan, Heather . . . . . . . . . .1997-99 Duval, Susan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1969

eEe • fFf • gGg

Eliasson, Joy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1971-72 Ettl, Natalie . . . . . . . . . . .2009-present Fahey, Heather . . . . . . . . . . . .1997-98 Feldman, Carol . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1968 Ferguson, Ruth . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1971 Fischler, Kim . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1986 Foley, Bridget . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1993-96 Ford, E'Tona . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1999-01 Foster, Margie . . . . . . . . . . . . .1979-80 Frietag, Cindy . . . . . . . . . . . . .1974-75 Gackenbach, Joan . . . . . . . .1976-77 Gendron, Mary Jane . . . . . . .1988-91 Gilmour, Peggy . . . . . . . . . . . .1970-71 Goldstein, Carol . . . . . . . . . . .1965-66 Goldstein, Judy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1972

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Hairston, Lynne . . . . . . . . . . . .1984-86 Harkleroad, Linda . . . . . . . . . .1965-68 Hartman, Chris . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1977

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Haupt, Holly . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1984-86 Healy, Sandy . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1970-71 Higashida, Karen . . . . . . . . . . . . .1975 Hills, Rachel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1994-95 Hiltabrand, Jada . . . . . . . . . . .1989-92 Hintz, Ann . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1969 Hoover, Meredith . . . . . . . . . .2003-06 Hosler, Lynn . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1971 Hover, Danielle . . . . . . . .2008-Present Hoyt, Carey . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1995-98 Hubbard, Sandra . . . . . . . . . . . . .1968 Huch, Christi . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1995-98

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Ilg, Michelle ..............................2003-06 Ingebretsen, Lisa ......................1979-81 Jensen, Karen ................................1969 Johnson, Debbie ..........................1972 Johnson, Karen ........................1973-75 Johnson, Nicole ........................1999-00 Johnson, Nora......................1970, 1973 Kerner, Tracy ............................1992-95 Kesler, Margie............................1972-73 Klein, Melissa ........................2008-2010 Knox, Joanna............................1995-98 Konsevick, Daryl ..............2009-present Kurtz, Barbara ..........................1965-66 Lehman, Patti............................1968-69 Leopoldus, Missy ......................1996-99 Leslie, Karen ..................................1975 Levine, Marcia ..........................1979-82 Loree, Pam................................1984-86 Ludwick, Diane ........................1972-73 Lyst, Rene ..................................1990-93


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MacQueen, Nancy ......................1970 Malinak, Nicole ........................1994-97 Mallios, Lisa................................1988-90 Magner, Ann ..................................1970 Manzolillo, Michelle..................1993-96 McAvoy, Katie ..........................2000-03 McCardle, Cathy ....................1970-71 McElwee, Heather ..........2008-Present McGeachy, Anne ........................1980 Mehrer, Ashley ..........................2004-07 Merriam, Madison ..........2010-present Minor, Kristen ..................................1986 Minor, Tee ..................................1984-85 Montevideo, Diane..................1971-72 Montross, Lindsey ................2007-2009 Muno, Debbie ..........................1986-87 Musser, Sharaya ..............2010-present

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Park, Nancy ..............................1974-76 Parody, Kathy ..........................1986-88 Perret, Katie ..............................2006-07 Personett, Brandi ..................2007-2010 Petrick, Sue................................1965-66 Piras, Michele..............................192-73 Pirkl, Corissa ..............................2004-07 Pokorny, Kathy ..............................1982 Polak, Karen..............................1981-82 Polito, April ................................1991-94 Pollack, Kris ....................................1983 Polusny, Eileen ..........................1973-74 Pomper, Kathy ..........................1984-87 Portman, Peg ................................1972 Raines, Jamie............................1991-92 Reger, Michelle ........................1987-88 Renton, Debbie ........................1970-73 Repmann, Susan ......................1986-88 Ribblett, Donna ............................1971 Robertson, Bernadette ............1984-87 Rogers, Janice ..........................1989-92 Rohm, Kira ................................1988-90 Rohrbaugh, Casey ..............2007-2010 Rose, Barbara ................................1969 Rosenheck, Nancy ..................1992-93 Rowland, Katie ........................2000-03 Rowland, Terry................................1974 Russo, Lauren ............................1989-92

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Samuels, Lynne ........................1977-80 Satterfield, Aslynn ................2005-2008 Schuckman, Karen........................1977 Selz, Beatrice ............................1994-97 Shiffert, Kathy ............................1965-66 Shindler, Lyndell..............................1972 Shingle, Genavieve..............2004-2006 Schuckman, Karen ..................1974-77 Silver, Coby................................1991-94 Sime, Joanna............................1982-83 Simon, Kim ......................................1984 Simpson, Richelle ..........................2001 Slattery, Kerry ............................1992-95 Smith, Lisa ......................................1984 Smith, Nikki ................................1996-99

Smith, Rosie ..........................2007-2010 Sommers, Sheri..........................1973-75 Southard, Allie ......................2007-2010 Spangler, Betie Jo..........................1968 Spatz, Judy................................1968-69 Spisak, Patricia..........................1979-81 Stine, Alex ........................2009-present Stoloski, Julia ............................2000-03 Stoltz, Darcie ............................1972-73 Stopper, Kate ............................2002-05 Streicher, Kelly ..........................2002-04 Strunck, Jessica ........................1985-88 Sullivan, Stephanie ..................2004-07 Tardiff, Linda..............................1981-82 Tart, Gail ....................................1965-68 Taylor, Maria ..............................1998-01 Thrasher, Kim ............................1998-90 Tukeva, Mary ............................1971-73 Tukeva, Vickie ..........................1965-66

uUu • vVv • wWw xXx • yYy • zZz

Uzelac, Kristal ................................2005 Vlachos, Colleen ......................1965-68 Von, Lynda ....................................1975 Weiner, Arlene................................1973 Weiss, Vera ................................1999-02 Weseman, Cheryl ..........................1985 Whittaker, Janae ......................1996-99 Wilson, Ashley ..........................1997-00 Woods, Bernadette..................1995-96 Yeagley, Bcky ................................1968 York, Joan..................................1967-68 Zimmerman, Marla ........................1970

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Academic Success enn State is not only among the top teams in the nation athletically, but also academically. The Nittany Lions consistently produce one of the highest team grade point averages in the country while also racking up several of the highest individual grade point averages. Penn State finished 35th in the nation in 2009 with a team GPA of 3.28. In 2010, five Nittany Lion student-athletes were named Scholar Athletes by the National Association of Collegiate Gymnastics Coaches/Women (NACGC/W). To be recognized as a Scholar Athlete, students must have a 3.50 grade point average or higher.

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Team National Academic Rankings

Year

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2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001

35th 27th 24th 8th 17th 9th 19th 39th 25th

GPA 3.2836 3.3431 3.3336 3.5236 3.3940 3.4871 3.3736 3.1854 3.2670

NACGC/W Scholar Athletes

2010: Natalie Ettl, Melissa Klein, Brandi Personett, Rosie Smith, Allie Southard 2009: Melissa Klein, Lindsey Montross, Brandi Personett, Allie Southard

2008: Lindsay Borkan, Melissa Klein, Brandi Personett, Aslynn Satterfield, Allie Southard

2007: Lindsay Borkan, Ashley Mehrer, Amie Olaes, Brandi Personett, Corissa Pirkl, Aslynn Satterfield, Genavieve Shingle, Stephanie Sullivan

2006: Stephanie Sullivan, Corissa Pirkl, Ashley Mehrer, Jennifer Orlando, Genavieve Shingle, Theresa Diehl, Meredith Hoover, Michelle Ilg, Aslynn Satterfield, Amie Olaes, Lindsay Borkan 2005: Ashley Mehrer, Corissa Pirkl, Stephanie Sullivan, Cecile Allen, Kate Stopper, Genavieve Shingle, Meredith Hoover, Jennifer Orlando, Amie Olaes

2004: Ashley Mehrer, Stephanie Sullivan, Genavieve Shingle, Cécile Allen, Kelly Streicher, Jennifer Orlando, Corissa Pirkl, Kate Stopper 2003: Julia Stoloski, Dana Cuomo, Meredith Hoover, Kelly Streicher, Katie McAvoy, Katie Rowland, Jennifer Orlando, Kate Stopper 2002: Dana Cuomo, Julia Stoloski, Vera Weiss, Katie Rowland, Kelly Streicher, Jennifer Drilling 2001: Vera Weiss, Dana Cuomo, Dina Sulyma, Kelly Streicher, Jennifer Drilling, Katie Rowland, Julia Stoloski

2000: Dana Cuomo, Heather Duggan, Jennifer Drilling, Julia Stoloski

The Nittany Lion women’s gymnastics team has also earned the distinction of having the highest athletic team GPA at Penn State four times: 1992, 2000, 2005 and 2007.

Senior Allie Southard (above) graduated in May, 2010 with a degree in Business. She was a three-time NACGC/W Scholar Athlete an Academic All-Big Ten Honoree.

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Academic All-Conference Team Year Gymnast 1984 Pam Loree Lynn Hairston

1985 Lynn Hairston First-Team Pam Loree First-Team Bernie Robertson HonorableMention

1986 Pam Loree Lynn Hairston

First-Team HonorableMention Bernie Robertson HonorableMention

1987 Bernie Robertson First-Team 1988 Kira Rohm

1989 Kira Rohm Jada Hiltabrand Janice Rogers

1990 Kira Rohm

Paula Bright

1991 Paula Bright Kira Rohm

MARK HINISH

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he women’s gymnastics program at Penn State prides itself on excellence, both in the gym and in the classroom. One of the primary academic resources for gymnasts is the Morgan Academic Center. Located in MBNA Building in the middle of campus, the center provides a full range of services for intercollegiate athletes, including academic advising, career counseling, sports psychology, and sports research. The purpose of the center is to help the student-athlete make normal progress toward graduation while managing the demands associated with attending a major NCAA Division I institution. Specific objectives include helping student-athletes develop individualized academic plans, providing the means by which student-athletes can assume full responsibility for their education, and assisting freshman studentathletes in making a successful transition to college life. That philosophy is evident in the Big Ten Academic All-Conference team. The Nittany Lions, in their 18 years in the Big Ten, have placed 125 student-athletes on the Academic All-Conference team.

The Morgan Academic Center is housed in the newly-built MBNA Building located centrally on the University Park campus.

Academic All-Conference Team

Name Year Jada Hiltabrand 1992 Allison Barber 1992, ‘93 Janice Rogers 1992 Karen Cimochowski 1993, ‘94, ‘95 Tracey Kerner 1993, ‘94, ’95 Kerry Slattery 1993, ‘94, ‘95 Bridget Foley 1994, ‘95, ‘96 Amy Bauer 1995 Lauren Cutshaw 1996 Christi Huch 1996, ‘97, ‘98 Joanna Knox 1996, ‘97, ‘98 Ellen Casey 1997, ‘98 ,‘99 Missy Leopoldus 1997, ‘98, ‘99 Janae Whittaker 1997, ‘98, ‘99 Nikki Smith 1998, ‘99, ‘00 Ashley Wilson 1998, ‘99, ‘00 Gemma Cuff 1999, ‘00, ‘01 Maria Taylor 1999, ‘00, ‘01 Vera Weiss 1999, ‘00, ‘01, 02 Jennifer Drilling 2000, ‘01 Heather Duggan 2000 Dana Cuomo 2001, ‘02, ‘03 Julia Stoloski 2001, ‘02, ‘03 Leslie Blair 2002, ‘03 Katie Rowland 2002, ‘03 Kelly Streicher 2002, ‘03, ‘04 Kate McAvoy 2003 Kate Stopper 2003, ‘04, ‘05 Cecile Allen 2004, ‘05 Lisa Clark 2004, ‘05, ‘06 Meredith Hoover 2004, ‘05, ‘06 Jennifer Orlando 2004, ‘05, ‘06 Erin Clayton 2005 Michelle Ilg 2005, ‘06 Ashley Mehrer 2005, ‘06, ‘07 Amie Olaes 2005, ‘06, ‘07 Corissa Pirkl 2005, ‘06, ‘07 Gena Shingle 2005, ‘06 Stephanie Sullivan 2005, ‘06, ‘07 Lindsay Borkan 2006, ‘07, ‘08 Aslynn Satterfield 2006, ‘07, ‘08 Alexandra Brockway 2008, ‘09, ‘10 Lindsey Montross 2008, ‘09 Brandi Personett 2008, ‘09, ‘10 Rosie Smith 2008, ‘09, ‘10 Allie Southard 2008, ‘09, ‘10 Danielle Hover 2009, ‘10 Melissa Klein 2009, ‘10 Heather McElwee 2009, ‘10 Natalie Ettl 2010 Daryl Konsevick 2010

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Gymnastics Facilities

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he Penn State women’s gymnastics team trains in the White Building, centrally located on the Penn State campus. The squad’s training base is situated just one block from the dormitory that houses many of Penn State’s gymnasts.

The White Building has been home to the Nittany Lion gymnastics team since 1976. Extensively renovated during the summer and fall of 2000 at a cost of nearly two million dollars, the gym’s design and its amenities make it one of the finest gymnastics facilities in the country. The state-of-the-art facility features 13,400 square feet of training space which is nearly twice the size of most collegiate facilities. The team has the benefit of working on new AAI equipment and landing mats at a multitude of training stations. There are two 40 square foot floor exercise systems, each with a Resi pit adjacent for tumbling, and a 68-foot tumbling strip where gymnasts can choose between a Resi pit or a deep foam pit landing. Three vaulting stations are available, maximizing the gymnasts’ ability to train using safe and effective progressions. Solid foam landing pits are available for every event. Complete with new heating and air conditioning systems, upgraded lighting and a unique architectural design, the gym is not only functional but beautiful, as well. Motorized blinds have been installed to filter out sunlight from the 32 spacious windows which adorn the gym. In addition to the gym space, one of the exciting enhancements to the White Building gymnastics area is the addition of a team lounge that features all the latest amenities. This lounge area is available for study, relaxation or to review video footage. Leather couches and chairs, a fireplace and a big screen television give the lounge area a "living room feel." In addition the locker room is furnished with wood lockers and a private shower area. All this makes the Penn State gymnastics home in the White Building one of the most state-of-the-art training facilities in the nation. 60

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Gymnastics Facilities The Penn State gymnastics practice facility features all the amenities required of a first-class gymnastics program following its nearly $2 million renovation.

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Historic Rec Hall

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The Nittany Lion gymnastics squad will host four home meets during the 2011 season. Rec Hall (pictured above) is the home of Nittany Lion gymnastics competition and has served as the home of the Big Ten Men’s and Women’s Gymnastics Championships and Regional and NCAA Championship competition.

he Penn State gymnastics facilities fall into two categories: rich in tradition with an extensive gymnastics history, or modern, state of the art and brand new. Recreation Building, as it is officially named, has the tradition. Since 1943, the gymnasium has hosted championship and international gymnastic meets. It has been the site of four Olympic Trials, 15 international meets, and six national collegiate gymnastics championships. In 1984, 1986, 1988, 1989, 1992, 1996, 1999, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2008 and 2010, Rec Hall was the site of the NCAA Women’s Gymnastics Northeast Regional meets. A gymnastics-friendly arena, Rec Hall was also the site for the 2000 and 2007 Big Ten Women’s Gymnastics Championships. Rec Hall was built in 1929 and remodeled in 1965. The seating increased from 5,000 to 7,200, but recent changes have resulted in a current capacity of 6,846. Considered a preferred site for championship events in gymnastics, Rec Hall has scoreboards on the East and West ends designed for gymnastics scoring.

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Olympians Cathy Rigby from the United States and Ludmilla Tourischeva from the Soviet Union have competed in Rec Hall. The top crowd ever in Rec Hall — 8,700 — was on hand when the Nittany Lions hosted No. 1 Utah on March 11, 1981. When Penn State met Cal State-Fullerton on Feb. 2, 1980, the attendance was 8,532. While Rec Hall hosts Penn State’s competitive meets, the women’s gymnastics team practices in White Building. The White Building is located in the middle of campus and was the site of the Nittany Lions’ first competitions. The White Building facility was renovated once again prior to the 2001 season. The 13,400 square feet of renovated space cost nearly $2 million to complete. The additions to the facility include loose foam and resipits. The extra space allows extra room for three sets of equipment, making this one of the finest collegiate facilities in the nation. The Nittany Lions also utilize the intercollegiate weight room in Rec Hall. The facility is used by intercollegiate athletes only and is specially designed to fit the needs of an intercollegiate varsity squad.


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All-Time Series Records Opponent Air Force Alabama Arizona Arizona State Arkansas Auburn Ball State Boise State Bowling Green Bridgeport Brigham Young California CS-Fullerton Central Mich. Cornell Cortland Denver Florida George Wash. Georgia Ga. College Illinois Illinois-Chicago Indiana (Pa.) Iowa Iowa State James Madison Kent State Kentucky Lock Haven LSU Maryland Massachusetts Michigan Michigan State Minnesota Whitney Bencsko

Record 1-0 2-24 13-7 3-3 2-2 7-1 1-0 4-1 1-0 1-0 5-2 0-1 5-6 2-0 4-0 4-1 3-1 7-19 5-0 2-16 1-0 15-2 1-0 11-0 10-1 3-0 1-0 6-10 10-1 4-0 14-9 9-1 16-7 5-19 23-4 17-4

Last Win 2001 2009 2009 2008 2007 1996 2005 2005 2008 2009 1995 ----1998 2004 2006 2008 2007 2000 2008 1986 1991 2007 2002 1993 2009 2003 2001 2008 2007 1974 2007 2009 2001 2007 2009 2009

Series Began 2001 1983 1982 1982 2006 1987 2005 1990 2008 2009 1981 1995 1980 1994 2001 2008 2001 1981 1990 1985 1991 1992 2002 1983 1992 1990 2001 1965 1983 1971 1980 1987 1968 1966 1965 1991

Opponent Missouri Nebraska New Hampshire North Carolina N.C. State Ohio State Oklahoma Oregon State Pittsburgh Rhode Island Rutgers San Jose State Seattle Pacific SE Missouri St. Springfield Stanford Temple Texas Women’s Towson State UCLA Utah Utah State Vermont Washington West Virginia William & Mary Wilson College Yale

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Record 4-3 6-15 23-5-1 5-0 4-2 39-16-1 2-3 1-5 41-2 8-0 15-0 2-0 2-0 2-0 6-4 3-3 12-0 1-0 6-5 2-8 1-12 4-1 1-0 1-0 27-5 4-0 1-0 6-0

Last Win 2005 2006 2010 1989 2007 2009 2003 1995 2009 2004 2009 2005 2005 1999 1980 2000 2005 2007 1993 1999 1984 1984 1994 1994 2009 2008 2007 2009

Series Began 1981 1983 1983 1982 1995 1965 1975 1982 1966 1988 1979 1999 1996 1996 1967 1990 1970 2007 1968 1981 1980 1980 1994 1994 1979 1991 2007 2003

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TV/Radio Roster

WHITNEY BENCSKO Jr., 5-5, AA Pompton Plains, N.J.

KRISTIN BLADES Fr., 5-2, AA Gainsville, Va.

CASSIDY BOGAR Fr., 5-1, AA League City, Texas

STEPHANIE BROCK Fr., 5-5, AA Burlington, N.J.

NATALIE ETTL Jr., 5-2, UB, BB Waukesha, Wis.

DANIELLE HOVER Sr., 5-3, AA Hamburg, N.Y.

DARYL KONSEVICK Jr., 5-0, AA Rutherford, N.J.

SUSAN MARTENS So., 5-2, V, BB Phoenix, Ariz.

HEATHER MCELWEE Sr., 5-1, V, BB, FX Ponte Vedra, Fla.

MADISON MERRIAM So., 5-8, AA Gaithersburg, Md.

LINDSAY MUSGROVE Fr., 5-3, AA League City, Texas

SHARAYA MUSSER So., 5-2, AA Colo. Springs, Colo.

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KASSIDY STAUDER Fr., 5-3, AA Palmerton, Pa.

RACHELLE THOMPSON Assoc. Head Coach First Season

ALEX STINE Jr., 5-4, V, UB Philipsburg, Pa.

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