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TABLE OF CONTENTS

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2 In the Spotlight 3 A Winning Tradition 4 Championship Teams 5 All-Americans 6 A New Era 8 Cary Gym and the WVU Coliseum 10 Meet Day in Morgantown 11 2013 Season Review 12 The Mountaineer Look 14 Big 12 Conference 15 Athletic Training 16 Strength & Conditioning 18 Community Service 20 Mountaineer Family 24 Student-Athlete Support 28 Campus Life 32 Mountaineer Excellence

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Coaching Staff

Head Coach Jason Butts Q & A with Coach Butts Assistant Coach Travis Doak Assistant Coach Bridget Boyd Support Staff

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44 Roster 45 Photo Roster 46 Seniors 54 Juniors 62 Sophomores 67 Freshmen

Season Preview 2014 Schedule Event Breakdown Opponent Information

82 Season Review 84 Statistics 85 Season Highs 86 Meet-by-Meet 87 Senior Recaps

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Credits: The 2014 West Virginia University gymnastics guide has been published by the WVU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics. Managing Editor: Joe Swan Editor: Shannon McNamara Author: Shannon McNamara Page Layout & Design: Kristin Coldsnow and Blaine Turner Advertising, Inc. Cover Design: Kristin Coldsnow Photographers: All-Pro Photography by Dale Sparks, Bill Barrett, Bob Beverly, John Bright, M.G. Ellis, Pete Emerson, Dan Friend, Jeff Geissler, Tim Goodenow, David Green, Mike Hardy, Cordell Hoffer, Julia Lucas, Dan Nagy, Brian Persinger, Steven M. Prunty, Chuck Scheer, Steve Smith, Martin Valent, WVU Athletic Archives, WVU Photographic Services, Alison Toffle, David Zicherman. Contributors: Lisa Ammons, Nick Arthur, Matt Billman, Eva Buchman, Michael Fragale, Jon Harkey, Jon Hevron, D.J. Jamiel, Katie Kane, Cheryl Maust, Bryan Messerly, Mike Montoro, Mackenzie Mullenax, Amy Prunty, Sara Wells. Š 2014 West Virginia University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics

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Record Book

92 School Records 93 NCAA Records 94 Top 50 Team Scores 95 Individual Honors 96 All-Americans

97 Career 10.0 and 9.9 Scores 98 WVU Coliseum Records 98 Top Attendance Marks 99 Top Event Scores 103 Career Records 104 Season Records 105 Conference Champions 106 Conference Honors 108 Academic Honors 109 Team Awards 110 All-Time Scores 118 Series Records 119 Championship Appearances 121 Shari Retton 122 Kristin Quackenbush 123 JanĂĄe Cox 124 Letterwinners

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IN THE SPOTLIGHT Choosing to become a Mountaineer is special. Without ยก a professional sports team in the state, folks across the state and throughout the region love West Virginia University athletics.

No school helps its student-athletes more than the ยก people at West Virginia.

Mountaineers have the unique opportunity to represent ยก themselves, their teammates and their University to news media, alumni, friends, family and the general public. Your interaction with these groups is also part of your educational process.

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have a positive effect, not only on your career as a student-athlete at West Virginia, but also on your life after you have donned the Old Gold and Blue.

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A program built on the strong foundation laid down by 37-year coach Linda Burdette-Good, the Mountaineers enter their 41st season of competition with 683 program wins.

A WINNING TRADITION Few gymnastics programs across the country can equate the level of success the Mountaineers have enjoyed ¡ over the years. Widely regarded as one of the most respected programs in the nation, the notoriety does not come without merit.

Under the leadership of third-year coach Jason Butts, the Mountaineers look to not only continue their winning ¡ ways, but to also eclipse the program’s prior success. The driving goal for the WVU gymnastics program is to bring a National Championship back to Morgantown.

The Mountaineers own a national presence, having competed at four national championships and 35 regional ¡ championships. Five gymnasts have won 13 All-America honors, while 17 have individually qualified for the NCAA National Championships.

WVU stepped up to the challenge in 2013 in ¡

its first year in the Big 12 Conference, as the Mountaineers scored a 196.15-194.825 victory over Iowa State on Feb. 10, 2013 its first win in its new conference home. Additionally, Jaida Lawrence was named to the All-Big 12 Vault Team, and Kaylyn Millick finished second in the all-around at the conference championship with a 39.2 score and earned All-Big 12 Championship Team honors.

One of the founding members of the East Atlantic Gymnastics League (EAGL), the Mountaineers won seven ¡

league titles in 17 years and never went more than four seasons without a championship, winning their last in Pittsburgh in 2012, their final season in the league. In its final 12 years in the EAGL, WVU won 26 individual titles, including Hope Sloanhoffer (all-around, vault and bars) and Beth Deal’s (beam) victories in 2012, and collected six EAGL Gymnast of the Year honors and seven EAGL Outstanding Senior Gymnast awards; Sloanhoffer won the gymnast honor in 2012.

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CHAMPIONSHIP TEAMS A championship program is not built overnight. Fully aware that hard work, dedication, teamwork and ¡

determination, coupled with a shared vision for a success, produce accomplishments, the West Virginia gymnastics team enters each season working toward another trip to the NCAA National Championships and a Big 12 Conference title.

With 35 regional championships appearances and four trips to a National Championships to their name, ¡ the Mountaineers understand what it takes to reach the postseason.

WVU gymnastics dominated the East Atlantic Gymnastics League (EAGL) in its 17 years of membership, ¡ winning seven league titles from 1996 – 2012, including the 2012 EAGL crown in Pittsburgh, WVU’s last year in the league. The Mountaineers never went more than four years between titles. Additionally, the squad won 26 individual league crowns and a combined 18 individual league postseason honors. Prior to its move to the EAGL, WVU won four Atlantic 10 championships.

Mountaineer gymnasts are winners in the classroom, too, as 99 gymnasts have been named Scholastic ¡ All-Americans by the National Association of College Gymnastics Coaches/Women since 1987.

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ALL-AMERICANS Choosing to become a Mountaineer means working your hardest and pushing your body and mind to ツ。

new heights, maximizing your potential on and off the mat. Five gymnasts have gone above and beyond to earn All-America status at West Virginia.

Janテ。e Cox

Lajuanda Moody

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Floor (first team)

Kristen Macrie

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Beam (second team)

Shari Retton

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Bars (second team)

Kristin Quackenbush 1994 NCAA 1995 NCAA 1996 NCAA

Vault (second team) Floor (second team) Floor (second team) Vault (first team) Floor (second team) All-Around (second team)

KRISTEN MACRIE

KRISTIN QUACKENBUSH

LAJUANDA MOODY

SHARI RETTON

1982 AIAW

Vault (first team) Bars (first team) Floor (first team) All-Around (first team)

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A NEW ERA Following a five-year tenure that saw him rise from assistant coach to ¡ associate head coach, Jason Butts was elevated to West Virginia University’s third gymnastics head coach in April 2011.

Butts ushered in a new period for WVU gymnastics in 2013, as the ¡

Mountaineers joined perennial powerhouse Oklahoma and Iowa State in the Big 12 Conference in 2013. The team made a name for itself in its new home, as the squad scored 196.0 or better in every home meet, a feat never before achieved in program history. WVU spent six weeks in the GymInfo Poll and peaked at No. 16.

In his first season at WVU, Butts led WVU to a regional-best 195.9 ¡

score and a fifth-place finish at the 2012 NCAA Auburn Regional. The Mountaineers were ranked No. 21 in the final GymInfo Poll of the season, their first season-ending ranking since 2009. WVU finished the year with 21 victories, its first 20-win season since 2008. Additionally, the squad ended the season 5-4 against ranked opponents.

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mountaineer gymnastics The Mountaineers won their seventh ¡ East Atlantic Gymnastics League (EAGL) championship in 2012 with a season-best 196.475 score, the 11thbest mark in program history. Hope Sloanhoffer, the EAGL Gymnast of the Year, won the all-around, vault and uneven bars titles, while Beth Deal won the beam title.

“JASON IS YOUNG, EAGER AND READY TO TAKE THE WVU GYMNASTICS PROGRAM BACK TO THE NATIONAL STAGE. HIS DEDICATION TO HIS STUDENT-ATHLETES AND TO WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY HAS PROVEN HIM TO BE A SURE SUCCESS. I HAVE WATCHED HIM EVOLVE OVER THE LAST FIVE YEARS AS A COLLEGE COACH, AND HIS IS TRULY IN HIS ELEMENT NOW AS A LEADER. NOT ONLY HAS HE GENERATED EXCITEMENT WITHIN HIS TEAM, BUT HE ALSO HAS STIRRED A SURGE OF EXCITEMENT FOR ALL WVU GYMNASTICS FANS.” - MEHGAN MORRIS ( WVU GYMNAST 2006-09), 2009 EAGL OUTSTANDING SENIOR GYMNAST, 2009 NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS INDIVIDUAL ALL-AROUND QUALIFIER

A two-time (2009, ’10) Southeast ¡

Regional Assistant Coach of the Year, Butts spent five seasons coaching the Mountaineers’ vault, floor and bars lineups. As an assistant, Butts coached nine EAGL individual champions, two individual all-around NCAA Championships qualifiers, three EAGL Outstanding Senior Gymnasts, two EAGL Gymnasts of the Year and 57 All-EAGL honorees.

A tireless recruiter and high-energy ¡

coach, Butts looks forward to leading WVU gymnastics back to the top of the national spotlight. With Butts at the helm, a new and exciting era of Mountaineer gymnastics is underway.

“JASON IS A GREAT YOUNG COACH WITH LOTS OF ENERGY. HE IS AN EXCEPTIONAL RECRUITER, WHO WILL CARRY ON THE GREAT TRADITIONS AND NATIONAL RESPECT THAT LINDA BURDETTEGOOD HAS BUILT WITH OUR GYMNASTICS PROGRAM. JASON IS REALLY LOOKING FORWARD TO THIS COACHING OPPORTUNITY, AND I BELIEVE HE WILL CONTINUE THE SUCCESS THAT OUR GYMNASTICS PROGRAM HAS ENJOYED FOR OVER 40 YEARS.” - OLIVER LUCK, WVU DIRECTOR OF ATHLETICS

“I WATCHED JASON BEGIN AS A YOUNG COACH. HE IS A VERY LOYAL INDIVIDUAL, AND I THINK THAT WILL CARRY HIM FAR. HE WORKS TIRELESSLY AT WHAT HE DOES, AND HE ALSO IS VERY PERSONABLE. FROM A RECRUITING STANDPOINT, HE HAS A WARM PERSONALITY. HE’S JUST A SUPER GUY WHO CARES ABOUT HIS ATHLETES AND UNDERSTANDS THE BALANCE THAT SHOULD EXIST WHEN YOU ARE DEALING WITH STUDENT-ATHLETES. JASON IS VERY DEPENDABLE, AND HE’LL SHOW UP EVERY DAY AND DO HIS JOB. THERE ARE SO MANY POSITIVES TO HIS MAKEUP. I THINK HE’S GOING TO BE VERY SUCCESSFUL AT WEST VIRGINIA.” - JAY CLARK, FORMER HEAD COACH AT GEORGIA AND CURRENT ASSOCIATE HEAD COACH AT LSU

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CARY GYM AND THE WVU COLISEUM

On competition day, the Mountaineers move over to the WVU Coliseum. The Coliseum underwent a vast facelift in 2009, as a new video board, comparable to NBA arenas, was added. Additionally, more lighting was added, as well as a new sound system. These improvements provide the best-possible backdrop for the Mountaineers and enhance the entertainment value for the team’s fans.

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mountaineer gymnastics West Virginia gymnastics, a program competing ¡ In Cary Gym, gymnasts will also find a fully ¡ in its fourth decade, is housed in one of the finest practice facilities in the country: Cary Gymnasium, named in honor of the success and contributions of Bray and Dianne Cary. Bray, President and CEO of West Virginia Media Holdings, LLC in Charleston, is a graduate of WVU’s Perley Isaac Reed School of Journalism. His wife Dianne, also a WVU graduate, serves on the WVU Alumni Association Board of Directors. The Carys have endowed eight scholarships that are given annually to WVU student-athletes.

equipped training room with taping tables and a whirlpool. Next door in the locker room, each gymnast has her own spacious locker. Additionally, flat-screen TVs encompass the gym, allowing the gymnasts to watch their routines back instantaneously.

Cary Gym was completed between the 1997 ¡

and 1998 seasons. It was a part of former WVU Director of Athletics Ed Pastilong’s $10 million facilities commitment to seven varsity athletic programs.

The $1.5 million gymnastics training center was ¡

designed exclusively for the use of Mountaineer gymnastics and features the latest in comfort, technology and safety. At 12,000-square feet, the facility is one of the most spacious in the country. But it is the gym’s exclusive design that makes it so functional and practical; all four events have their own landing areas and safety zones, which makes for much more productive and efficient practices.

Cary Gym’s list of equipment is impressive: ¡

six competition-height balance beams, two low beams, one full-sized floor adjoined by a half-sized floor, two sets of bars, one single rail trainer (positioned over a loose foam pit), a trench bar trainer, two vaults with padded runways, a rod floor and a trampoline.

One of the biggest safety features is the ¡

positioning of its two loose foam pits. The first is exclusively for the use of vaulters, while the second, much larger pit is positioned so that gymnasts on bars, floor and the rod floor can use it simultaneously without the fear of a collision. The gym also features three foam resi pits adjoining each of the four practice areas.

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MEET DAY IN MORGANTOWN Competing in the one the nation’s most exciting environments, the atmosphere that surrounds the ¡

WVU Coliseum on a meet day is contagious, as the gymnasts give their all for a win, interacting with the Mountaineer faithful and constantly feeding off the crowd’s energy.

Fans throughout the state and the Mountaineer Maniacs come out to cheer on the Old Gold and Blue. ¡ Whether it’s dancing to “Country Roads” and “YMCA,” or eagerly cheering for a “10.0” score, ¡ Mountaineer fans are in for a party-like atmosphere at all WVU gymnastics meets.

Crowd interaction is crucial to the Mountaineers’ success, as their flights look bigger and their landings ¡ look more crisp when the WVU faithful is cheering loudly in the stands.

Special events, such as “Beauty & the Beast” and the annual “Wendy M. Roach Invitational” Pink Meet, ¡ are highly anticipated by the gymnasts and the fans alike.

Because of its nationally recognized reputation of hosting a world-class gymnastics meet, WVU is ¡

continually awarded NCAA Regional Championships hosting duties. The Mountaineers last played host to a regional in 2013, its eighth championships, and will be one of six host sites in 2015 and 2017.

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2013 SEASON REVIEW For the first time in program history, the ยก

West Virginia University gymnastics team scored 196.0 or better in every home meet at the WVU Coliseum in 2013, including a season-best score of 196.55 on Feb. 24 in a second-place effort against No. 3 Michigan, New Hampshire and Towson. The score is the 10th-best mark in program history.

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Conference debut in 2013 and earned their first conference victory with a 196.15-194.825 win over Iowa State at the WVU Coliseum on Feb. 10.

Jaida Lawrence and Kaylyn Millick earned the ยก

first-ever Big 12 Conference awards for the WVU gymnastics program in 2013. Lawrence was named to the All-Big 12 Gymnastics team, scoring a vault recognition based on her 9.89 RQS. Millick was named to the All-Big 12 Championship Team after finishing second at the conference championship with a 39.2 allaround score.

The Mountaineers (13-9, 1-3 Big 12) qualified ยก for their 35th regional championship and finished fifth at the 2013 NCAA Morgantown Regional Championships on April 6 with a 194.475 score. Alaska Richardson earned the highest finish of any Mountaineer, as she tied for second on floor with a 9.875 mark, just missing an individual qualification for the NCAA National Championships.

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THE MOUNTAINEER LOOK The WVU gymnastics team takes great pride in ¡ its appearance on competition day. Selection of competition leotards is a week-by-week decision, with each class earning at least two options per season.

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Whether sporting pink leotards during February ¡ for breast cancer awareness, black leotards at the WVU Coliseum in support of West Virginia’s rich coal history, or the traditional Old Gold and Blue, the Mountaineers look to put a fresh, cool spin on their competition look every year.

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BIG 12 CONFERENCE The Big 12 is in its 18th year as it continues ¡

to promote the strength and success of one of the nation’s premier athletic conferences under the direction of second-year commissioner Bob Bowlsby.

Member universities include – Baylor, Iowa ¡ State, Kansas, Kansas State, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, TCU, Texas, Texas Tech and West Virginia. Iowa State, Oklahoma and West Virginia represent the conference in women’s gymnastics. The Big 12 in a strong conference that, like ¡ WVU, values quality academic and athletic programs, and has a great tradition of success. Whether in the gym, in the classroom or ¡

within the community, the student-athletes, administrators, coaches and game officials of the Big 12 support the highest ideals of sportsmanship.

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The Big 12 conducts postseason ¡

championships for 20 of its 23 sports, including women’s gymnastics.

Since 2002, the Big 12 has been represented ¡

by at least one team at every National Gymnastics Championship. In that time span, a conference-best three teams advanced to the NCAA 12-team meet in 2004, 2005, 2006 and 2010.

In the last 11 years, the Big 12 has sent ¡

at least one team to the NCAA Super Six Championship eight times, including two teams in 2006 and 2011.

Since 2003, at least one Big 12 team has ¡

ranked within the Top 15 nationally in average home attendance.

The conference office is headquartered in ¡ Irving, Texas.

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ATHLETIC TRAINING The West Virginia athletic training program looks to ยก

get its student-athletes back on the field in a timely manner while providing quality health care for its student-athletes and coaches.

The scope of the athletic training services ยก

encompass various domains which include injury recognition, treatment, rehabilitation, prevention, education and counseling that will enable the athlete to maintain an optimal quality of life beyond the span of athletic competition.

Multiple athletic training rooms are available ยก

for student-athletes furnished with the latest in technology and equipment.

The athletic training staff will work in conjunction ยก

with the team physicians and athletic administration to assure the student-athletes receive quality care throughout their careers at WVU.

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STRENGTH & CONDITIONING The primary goal of the WVU strength and ยก

conditioning program is to provide each studentathlete with the best hands-on strength and conditioning program in the country, with the best strength coaches and training facilities in the country.

The strength & conditioning coaches facilitate a ยก

training environment that enables each athlete to reach her full athletic potential.

Our training philosophy is founded on preparation ยก for excellence by consistently training with intensity and attention to detail, utilizing injury prevention and sports specific training methods.

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mountaineer gymnastics The Mountaineer gymnastics training ¡

programs are designed to prepare each gymnast for optimum performance in competition and to have the ability to withstand the rigorous training demands throughout the season. The goal is to keep the gymnasts in the gym practicing injury-free and sharpening their skills and routines every day.

Mountaineer gymnasts train for explosive ¡

power, flexibility, core control and stability, and overall physical work capacity and fitness.

The Mountaineer gymnastics weekly training ¡

program consists of a variety of challenges in each workout, whether it be lifting in the weight room, gym circuits, bike workouts, metabolic circuits or running the Coliseum stairs.

Athletes are also educated in proper recovery ¡

strategies, including proper nutrition, hydration, rest and regeneration methods. We also have a registered dietician on staff to provide nutritional guidance and education to help each gymnast perform at her peak fitness level and athletic potential. Each gymnast has an individually designed ¡ program for her specific needs and abilities in training loads and any other special areas that need extra work. This athlete-specific program enables each gymnast to perform with maximum intensity and effort throughout each workout and practice, and to reduce any overtraining effects. The entire year is carefully planned and tailored to the gymnastics season to prepare for optimal performance during the season and peaking at championship meets. The Mountaineer strength and conditioning ¡ program produces character development opportunities, increased self-confidence, a strong work ethic, mental toughness, accountability and team camaraderie.

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COMMUNITY SERVICE Winning and working hard are important to the West Virginia University gymnastics team. Becoming ¡

successful and positive role models in and out of the gym is just as significant. The Mountaineers give back to Morgantown and its surrounding communities every chance they get.

The Mountaineers are dedicated to raising funds for cancer projects, such as the Betty Puskar Breast ¡

Care Center and the American Cancer Society. The team, along with the WVU women’s soccer squad, participates in a yearly fashion show that benefits the Betty Puskar Breast Care Center. The event, which draws hundreds of residents from Morgantown and the surrounding communities, features breast cancer survivors and local women who become models for a day. Additionally, WVU invites fans to donate sundry items at its annual “Wendy M. Roach Invitational” Pink Meet each season, with all gifts also benefiting the breast care center. The squad also participates in the University’s annual Relay for Life event.

Coach Jason Butts stresses success in the gym and in the classroom, emphasizing that each student¡

athlete find a healthy balance. In an effort to guide the younger generation toward its own balance and appreciation of academics, the Mountaineers are constant participants in the “Read Aloud” program, visiting local schools and not only reading stories to the students, but also encouraging older students to apply themselves to their studies.

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mountaineer gymnastics The WVU gymnastics team understands ¡

the privileges that come with being a Mountaineer, and in appreciation of the gifts they receive, the team in turn spends free time with those in need, especially the young patients at the WVU Children’s Hospital. Smiles are widespread when the Mountaineers visit and share their stories of success and contagious laughter.

Finally, the Mountaineers all know ¡

that they have come a long way from their club days to wearing the Old Gold and Blue. Therefore, whenever the opportunity arises, team members can be found back at their club programs, passing on their knowledge to former teammates and future stars, furthering the development of their sport and giving back to those that helped them achieve the success they now own. Additionally, the team greets its young fans after every home meet, signing autographs and sharing smiles.

• The WVU gymnastics team officially signed Hundred, W.Va., native Krista Mae Peraldo on Nov. 19, 2013. • Nine-year old Krista Mae and the Mountaineers were joined together through Team IMPACT, a Boston-based non-profit organization that has set out to improve the quality of life for children facing life-threatening illnesses by partnering them with college athletic teams. • Diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia on March 21, 2013, Krista Mae continues to receive treatment at the WVU Children’s Hospital. She and her family are constant visitors at Cary Gym. She will join the Mountaineers at their home meets this season. • Team IMPACT’s goal is for children to become official team members for the duration of their treatment and beyond. The organization’s current footprint extends from the Northeast into the Mid-Atlantic and the Midwest regions.

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MOUNTAINEER FAMILY "The WVU gymnastics team has been a successful program for over 40 years, and we look forward to building on that success." Coach Jason Butts

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"Representing the state of West Virginia within the collegiate gymnastics scene also is a unique opportunity. Not a whole lot of people get the opportunity to put on a WVU uniform and compete in athletics. "

Coach Jason Butts

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"The Mountaineer Family is a proud program with a lot of tradition. West Virginia is a very proud state, and we’re representing the people of West Virginia that are Mountaineers; that is our history. We want to represent this state with a lot of pride and be successful. " Coach Jason Butts

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STUDENT-ATHLETE SUPPORT

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mountaineer gymnastics West Virginia University offers a variety of ¡

services and programs to help studentathletes maximize their academic potential. Department staff members work with coaches, on campus student service providers and faculty to help student-athletes meet the unique demands of the classroom, the sporting arena and the personal-social challenges they face as developing adults.

While many of the headlines center on the ¡

Mountaineers’ accomplishments on the playing field, West Virginia athletes have also made some noteworthy strides in the classroom. Some of those strides include a string of 10 consecutive years where the department has had at least one first team Academic All-American.

The Mountaineers are provided

with an academic adviser who devotes her time to ensuring student-athletes are provided with any assistance necessary to ensure academic success.

To help its student athletes achieve ¡

academic success, one of the nation’s finest facilities resides in the WVU Coliseum – The Athletic Academic Performance Center. The 8,000-square foot facility provides individual and group study areas, a plethora of computer stations and the latest in fingerprint technology used when signing in.

A total of 340 student-athletes were ¡

recognized for their achievement in the classroom last spring, at the annual WVU Student-Athlete Academic Excellence Banquet, honoring recipients of the Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll. Implemented in 1989, the Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll was created to recognize students who have achieved a grade point average of 3.0 or better. Since the program began in 1989, nearly 4,000 student-athletes have earned a place on the honor roll. Ford retired in 2011 after 44 years of service with the WVU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics.

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STUDENT-ATHLETE SUPPORT

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mountaineer gymnastics West Virginia University’s graduation rate for student-athletes has been impressive, to say the least, ¥ over the past eight years. The ratio of student-athletes graduating to the general student body has increased almost every year.

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CAMPUS LIFE Character

Governance

Public, land-grant institution, founded in 1867.

The WVU Board of Governors is the governing body of WVU. The Higher Education Policy Commission in West Virginia is responsible for developing, establishing, and overseeing the implementation of a public policy agenda for the state’s four-year colleges and universities.

Research Classification Research University (High Research Activity) as classified by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.

Combined WVU Expense Budget Approximately $917 million (2013).

Accreditations North Central Association of Colleges and Schools and dozens of specialized academic accrediting agencies.

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Location Morgantown, W.Va., population 30,293, rated “No. 1 Small City in America” by BizJournals.com for its exceptional quality of life. Within easy traveling distance of Washington, D.C., to the east, Pittsburgh, Pa., to the north, and Cleveland and Columbus, Ohio, to the northwest. Other recent rankings: One of “Best Sports Cities” by Sporting News; 5th “Best Small Metro” by Forbes; 12th overall “Hottest Small City by Inc.; one of “50 Smartest Places to Live” by Kiplinger’s; one of the “Best Cities for Jobs” by MSN Careers; one of the 50 best places to launch a small business by CNNMoney.com; and the second-ranking “Best College Town for Jobs” by Forbes.

mountaineer gymnastics Student Profile Fall 2013 enrollment, on WVU campuses statewide, was 32,348.

Academic Excellence WVU ranks nationally for prestigious scholarships—24 Rhodes Scholars, 22 Truman Scholars, 36 Goldwater Scholars, two British Marshall Scholars, two Morris K. Udall Scholars, five USA Today All-USA College Academic First Team Members (and 11 academic team honorees), nine Boren Scholars, five Gilman Scholars, 36 Fulbright Scholars, and one Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Graduate Scholar.

Academics 14 colleges and schools offering 184 bachelor’s, master’s, doctoral, and professional degree programs in agriculture, natural resources, and design; arts and sciences; business and economics; creative arts; dentistry; education and human services; engineering and mineral resources; journalism; law; medicine; nursing; pharmacy; physical activity and sport sciences; public health; plus the WVU Honors College, University College, and programs at Potomac State College and WVU Institute of Technology. wvu.edu/Academics/

Student Living Experience

Faculty and Staff Profile Excellent faculty—16 of whom have been named Carnegie Foundation Professors of the Year—guide and mentor students.

¡ instructional faculty: 2,331 ¡ graduate assistants: 1,804 ¡ staff: 3,560 ¡ total employees: 8,426

The First-Year Experience—unique among state universities—helps students navigate their first year at WVU. Elements include residential colleges and Adventure West Virginia, an outdoor freshman orientation program. All WVU students benefit from a vibrant array of student life programs, including a Festival of Ideas lecture series, bringing the world’s top minds to campus to share their experiences and knowledge; WVUp All Night, a weekend package of safe, fun, and healthy activities; an awardwinning Student Recreation Center; and a Mountaineer Parents Club, helping families stay connected with their students’ education and life at WVU. apply.wvu.edu/life

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CAMPUS LIFE Freshman Class Profile

Average ACT of 23.6, SAT (math and critical reading) 1045, and high school GPA of 3.36.

Transportation

University buses operate free on a year-round basis as does the Personal Rapid Transit (PRT) system—a computer-directed system that glides along 8.7 miles of guideway between Downtown, Evansdale, and Health Sciences Center campuses. In addition, Morgantown’s expanded MountainLine bus service offers free rides to students and employees. WVU ID is required for all services. transportation.wvu.edu/services

Safety

WVU has one of the safest college campuses in America, with 24-hour police protection and 37 outdoor emergency phones. The WVU Alert system sends urgent news to participants’ cell phones, and digital InfoStations across campus show important announcements.

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Students can choose from more than 350 student organizations, and participate in an active intramural program and many club sports. sos.wvu.edu

Study Abroad

More than 800 students participate in University-led study abroad programs and international exchanges. internationalprograms.wvu.edu/

WVU Online/Extended Campus

Hundreds of distance education classes are available. elearn.wvu.edu/

Civic Engagement

The Center for Civic Engagement develops and organizes service learning and volunteer opportunities for students and faculty and consults with academic units on incorporating civic engagement into the curriculum. WVU has earned the Carnegie Foundation’s Community Engagement Classification, putting WVU in the 6% of higher education institutions that Carnegie recognizes for engagement. It is the only institution in West Virginia the foundation recognizes for its community engagement. cce.wvu.edu

Scholarships and Aid

Approximately $10 million a year is awarded by the WVU Scholars Program; more than 5,000 students benefit from this program annually. In addition, there are many different types of scholarships available based on academic record, financial need, group affiliation, or some combination of these factors. In 2012, WVU students received over $380 million in financial aid—average aid per recipient is $9,800. West Virginia residents may be eligible for the PROMISE scholarship. promisescholarships.org/promise/ home.aspx

National Register of Historic Places, and WVU operates eight experimental farms and four forests throughout the state, in addition to WVU Jackson’s Mill State 4-H Camp and Lifelong Learning Center near Weston. jacksonsmill.ext.wvu.edu/

Honors College

Libraries

The WVU Honors College encourages a style of learning and living at WVU that is tailored to the highly motivated, excelling student’s special requirements. Innovative, challenging courses, designed to stimulate creativity and to provoke in-depth discussion, are offered in small class settings. Students may participate as Presidential Honors Scholars or Dean’s Honors Scholars; both options provide enhanced experiences. /honors.wvu.edu/

Parents Club

The Mountaineer Parents Club, with more than 22,000 members in clubs across the state and nation, fosters success by connecting parents and family members with the student experience. The organization sponsors events on and off-campus, has a newsletter, a toll-free helpline (1-800-WVU-0096), parent electronic news, and a Parent Perk program. Membership is free. parentsclub.wvu.edu

Faclities

WVU’s mix of historic and modern facilities includes 430 buildings on 1,456 acres. Eleven main campus buildings are located on the

Five library facilities—Downtown Library Complex, Evansdale Library, Health Sciences Library, Law Library, and Libraries Depository—contain nearly 2.1 million volumes, 246 electronic databases, and more than 48,000 journal subscriptions, with access to 36 million volumes through a book-sharing consortium. Library staff offer in-person and online assistance. libraries.wvu.edu

Visitors Center

Located on the Morgantown Waterfront, the Visitors Center features unique, cutting-edge displays and traditional West Virginia hospitality. Operating hours: 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Monday-Friday; 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Saturday (closed Sundays and most University holidays). Guided tours with friendly knowledgeable student guides Monday-Friday at 9:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. and Saturday at 10 a.m. and 12:30 p.m., except home football Saturdays. Phone: 304-293-3489. visit.wvu.edu

Alumni

Chartered in 1873, the WVU Alumni Association is made up of more than 185,000 graduates worldwide in some 60 foreign nations. alumni.wvu.edu

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MOUNTAINEER EXCELLENCE Team Records Baseball: 33-26, 13-11 Big 12 Cross Country: Fourth at Big 12 Championships; Fifth at MidAtlantic Regionals; One NCAA Qualifier Men’s Basketball: 13-19, 6-12 Big 12 Women’s Basketball: 17-14, 9-9 Big 12; NCAA First Round Football: 7-6, 4-5 Big 12; 2013 New Era Pinstripe Bowl Gymnastics: 13-9, 1-3 Big 12; NCAA Regionals Rowing: Fourth at Big 12; Sixth at Conference USA Championship Men’s Soccer: 9-6-2, 4-2-1 MAC 32

2014 GYMNASTICS

Women’s Soccer: 11-5-4, 7-0-1 Big 12; Big 12 Regular-Season Champions, NCAA First Round Men’s Swimming and Diving: Third at Big 12 Women’s Swimming and Diving: Second at Big 12; Two NCAA Qualifiers Rifle: 11-1, 5-1 GARC; GARC Champions; NCAA Champions Women’s Tennis: 4-17, 0-9 Big 12 Women’s Track: Indoor-10th Big 12; One NCAA Qualifier; OutdoorEighth Big 12; 9 NCAA Qualifiers Volleyball: 8-22, 0-16 Big 12 Wrestling: 2-13, 0-6 Big 12; One NCAA Qualifier

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WVU Student-Athletes were named to the Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll, including 239 last fall

First Team Academic All-Conference Selections

NCAA Champions

Rifle Team Petra Zublasing, rifle; smallbore & air rifle

Team Conference Champions

Women’s Soccer, Big 12 RegularSeason Champions

First Team All-Conference Tavon Austin, football

Stedman Bailey, football Sarah-Anne Brault, cross country Christal Caldwell, women’s basketball Jaida Lawrence, gymnastics Bry McCarthy, women’s soccer

Rifle, GARC Postseason Champions

Stormy Nesbit, women’s track (indoor, outdoor)

First Team All-Americans

Maren Prediger, rifle (air rifle)

Tavon Austin, football

Bri Rodriguez, women’s soccer

Stedman Bailey, football

Eric Schoenle, men’s soccer

Taylor Ciotola, rifle

Courtney Schrand, rowing

Meelis Kiisk, rifle

Kate Schwindel, women’s soccer

Mandie Nugent, swimming & diving

Garrett Spurgeon, rifle (smallbore, combined score)

Maren Prediger, rifle Garrett Spurgeon, rifle Kelly Williams, track

Petra Zublasing, rifle (air rifle, smallbore, combined score)

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MOUNTAINEER EXCELLENCE Ninety-nine WVU gymnasts have been named NACGC/W Scholastic All-Americans, including three-time honoree Hope Sloanhoffer.

Conference Major Awards

Coaching Awards

Rachael Burnett, women’s swimming, Big 12 Most Outstanding Women’s Swimmer

Bill Bedenbaugh, football, 247Sports Top Recruiting Coaches for 2013 Class

Tavon Austin, football, Big 12 CoSpecial Teams Player of the Year

Elizabeth Kantak, rowing, Big 12 Newcomer of the Year Bry McCarthy, women’s soccer, Big 12 Defensive Player of the Year Garrett Spurgeon, rifle, GARC Rookie of the Year Petra Zublasing, rifle, GARC Shooter and Senior Shooter of the Year

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2014 GYMNASTICS

Nikki Izzo-Brown, women’s soccer, Big 12 Coach of the Year

National Awards

Tavon Austin, football, College Football Performance Awards: AllPurpose Performer of the Year, 2012 Paul Hornung Award Winner, 2012 Jet Return Specialist Award Harrison Musgrave, baseball, College Baseball Hall of Fame Pitcher of the Year Finalist Geno Smith, football, Elite Quarterback Award, College Football Performance Awards

Jon Hammond, rifle, CRCA Coach of the Year

Academic Team Awards

Women’s Soccer, NSCAA Team Academic Award Men’s Soccer, NSCAA Team Academic Award Women’s Swimming, CSCAA Team Academic Award

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Jason

HEAD COACH

BUTTS

(Third Year)

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ollowing a five-year tenure that saw him rise from assistant coach to associate head coach, Jason Butts became West Virginia University’s third gymnastics head coach in April 2011. In just his second season at the helm, Butts ushered in a new era for WVU gymnastics, as the Mountaineers joined perennial powerhouse Oklahoma and Iowa State in the Big 12 Conference in 2013. The team made a name for itself in its new home, as the squad scored 196.0 or better in every home meet, a feat never before achieved in program history, and finished the year at 13-9 (1-3 Big 12). WVU spent six weeks in the GymInfo Poll, peaking at No. 16, and finished third in its first Big 12 Gymnastics Championship. The team also qualified for its 35th regional championships and placed fifth in front of a WVU Coliseum crowd. With two seasons under his belt, Butts owns a 34-14 (.708) career coaching record. Included in 2013’s five 196.0+ performances was a season-best 196.55 mark in a loss to thenNo. 3 Michigan (196.925) and wins over New Hampshire (194.875) and Towson (193.15) at the Coliseum on Feb. 24. The Mountaineers’ score was the 10th-best mark in program history. WVU earned its first Big 12 Conference victory with a 196.15-194.825 win over ISU at the Coliseum on Feb. 10 in front of 2,522 fans, the sixth-largest crowd to attend a home WVU gymnastics meet. In total, WVU competed in front of three home crowds of 1,800 or better, including the team’s Big 12 opener against Oklahoma on Feb. 1, which drew a crowd of 1,881, the 11th-best mark in program history. Jaida Lawrence earned the program’s first All-Big 12 honor, as she was named to the vault team, while Kaylyn Millick earned a spot on the All-Big 12 Championship Team for her second place all-around finish. Additionally, three gymnasts earned a combined six Big 12 weekly awards, five student-athletes were named to the 2013 Academic All-Big 12 Gymnastics Team and each of the team’s freshmen was named to the Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team. At season’s end, the Mountaineers were nationally ranked No. 21 on vault, No. 21 on beam and No. 26 on floor; WVU was ranked in the top 25 on vault each week of 2013. Millick ranked No. 27 in the all-around, Hope Sloanhoffer followed at No. 42, Lawrence ranked No. 43 on vault and Alaska Richardson ranked No. 48 on floor. Additionally, the squad ranked No. 2 overall in the Big 12 on every event but bars. Butts wasted little time in his first season, leading the Mountaineers to a 21-5 record in 2012, their first 20-win season since 2008, and a fifth-place showing at the 2012 NCAA Auburn Regional Championships. WVU scored 195.9, its best-ever regional score, and finished the year ranked No. 21 nationally, the Mountaineers’ first season-ending ranking since 2009. WVU concluded the year with a 5-4 mark against ranked teams and earned wins against No. 8 Arkansas, No. 13 Auburn and No. 13 Missouri. Making good on a promise he gave the team when he was hired, Butts also led the Mountaineers to their league-best seventh East Atlantic Gymnastics League (EAGL) title on

March 24, 2012. Sloanhoffer, the EAGL Gymnast of the Year, captured the vault, bars and all-around titles, while Beth Deal secured the balance beam victory. WVU tallied a season-best 196.475 score in its win and set three season-best scores on vault (49.25), bars (49.175) and floor (49.2). Prior to the championship, seven Mountaineers earned 15 All-EAGL honors, including four first-team awards for Sloanhoffer. She ranked No. 1 in the league in the all-around every week of the season. Following its seven wins at the EAGL Championship, WVU qualified for its 34th regional championship appearance as the No. 5 seed in the Auburn regional. Entering regional competition, WVU ranked nationally on vault and floor and owned the league’s top rankings on each event. Additionally, the squad ranked No. 2 on bars and beam. Nationally ranked for all but four weeks, the Mountaineers opened the 2012 season at No. 21. The squad was ranked in the nation’s top 25 on vault and floor all season and spent the first three weeks of the year nationally ranked in the top 10 on floor. The Mountaineers ended the season ranked No. 20 on vault and No. 21 on floor. A two-time (2009-10) Southeast Region Assistant Coach of the Year, Butts spent five seasons coaching the Mountaineers’ vault, floor and bars lineups under coach Linda Burdette-Good, who announced her retirement after 37 years of leading the Mountaineers. He helped those three lineups become dominant in the EAGL, and eight Mountaineers earned 19 first team all-league honors in the three events under his tutelage. As the primary bars coach, Butts produced three EAGL individual bars champions, including 2011 outright winner Amy Bieski. He also guided Mehgan Morris to back-to-back wins in 2008 and 2009. Additionally, he helped mentor Janáe Cox (2007) and Morris (2009) to individual all-around NCAA Championships qualifications and coached Cox to 2007 first team All-America honors on floor. In his five seasons as an assistant, the Mountaineers produced a 98-44 record, competed at five straight NCAA Regional Championships and claimed the 2008 EAGL Championship. Additionally, Butts coached nine EAGL individual champions, two EAGL Gymnasts of the Year and 57 All-EAGL honorees. Though the bars lineup shuffled throughout the 2011 season, Butts’ unit produced an overall season average of 48.406. Senior Emily Kerwin ended the year ranked No. 6 in the EAGL, No. 13 in the Southeast region, with a 9.81 RQS, while league champion Bieski ranked No. 8 in the conference, No. 15 regionally, with a 9.795 RQS. Additionally, the Mountaineers placed the most representatives on the All-EAGL bars first team, as Kerwin, Bieski and junior Nicole Roach all secured the honor. In total, four gymnasts swung to multiple scores of 9.8 or better throughout the season, and Bieski and Roach set the team standard with career-best 9.875 marks. In addition to leading the bars team, Butts helped guide the vault and floor lineups to the No. 1 (49.08 RQS) and No. 2 (49.035) league rankings, respectively. The units also were nationally ranked No. 17 and No. 21, respectively.

Under his supervision, Sloanhoffer, a nine-time EAGL weekly award winner, was ranked No. 1 in the league, No. 6 in the region and No. 37 in the nation on vault (9.865 RQS) and earned three 9.9-plus vault scores on the season. Butts was faced with the challenge of filling holes in the bars lineup in 2010, as key contributors were hit with injuries. Under his guidance, the Mountaineers rose to the challenge and finished the season ranked second in the EAGL and fourth in the Southeast region. Additionally, he guided Bieski and Roach to the No. 8 league ranking with matching 9.79 RQS. Butts also helped Chelsi Tabor attain the second-best EAGL vault RQS of 9.855. The mark ranked 10th in the region and 47th nationally. The Mountaineers finished ranked first on floor and second on bars and vault in the EAGL in 2009; they were nationally ranked 17th and 21st on vault and bars, respectively. Butts helped guide Morris to a fifth place all-around finish at the 2009 NCAA Southeast Regional Championship and a qualification for the NCAA Championship. Additionally, she not only repeated as the EAGL bars and floor champion, but she also won the all-around league title and was named the EAGL Outstanding Senior Gymnast. Three additional Mountaineers won EAGL titles in 2009 – Tabor (vault), Tina Maloney (vault) and Shelly Purkat (beam). In 2008, Morris scored a 9.85 on bars at the EAGL Championship to win the individual title, and the Mountaineers picked up their first league team title since 2004. Morris, along with Erica Watson, was named to the All-EAGL First Team on bars, while Bieski was a second-team selection in her rookie season. Butts saw his bars lineup vastly improve through his first season at WVU. After early season struggles, the group came together down the stretch to have the EAGL’s top bars RQS and a score that ranked 23rd in the country by season’s end. WVU placed second at the EAGL Championship on the uneven bars after posting a 48.85. Butts guided Cox and Morris to All-EAGL First Team selections in 2007. Morris posted four 9.9s that season under Butts and averaged an impressive 9.85 in 13 meets to rank atop the league’s individual rankings. Morris would go on to place seventh in the NCAA Southeast Regional Championships. The Athens, Ga., native brought 12 years of club coaching experience to WVU, most recently from Classic City Gymnastics, where he trained men and women from 2001-06. He guided the women and men to Junior Olympic Nationals during that stretch, as well as sending athletes to the Region 8 Championships, while also assisting numerous gymnasts in earning Division I athletic scholarships in the process. Butts worked at the Woodward Camp (1994-96) and the UGA Gym Dog Camp (2004-06). He competed as a gymnast for 10 years, reaching Class I status, and he was a Junior Olympic National Qualifier. Butts received a bachelor’s degree in business administration and management from Georgia in 2006. He received a master’s degree in athletic coaching education at WVU in 2012.

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Q&A

With Head Coach

Jason Butts

The 2014 schedule features eight teams ranked in the final 2013 GymInfo Poll, including three Super Six squads. Do you think the Mountaineers are prepared for such a tough slate? I’m really excited about this year’s schedule. It’s my hope that we’ll get our job done; that’s all we can really control. When we hit our 24 routines, our scores should be high against these competitive teams, providing us with a great opportunity to get some good road scores. Low scores on the road have held our regional qualifying score (RQS) down in the past, so I hope that we’ll be able to earn consistent 195.0-plus scores on the road, too. That’s the theory behind such a tough schedule. A team goal in 2013 was to earn a 196.0-plus score on the road so you could count it in your final RQS – is that an attainable goal this season? I think we will need two 196.0-plus road scores to be in the final top 18 and earn a seed for the regional championships. I’m hoping that competing against the top competition we will see on the road this year will aid us in scoring high. Bottom line is we will have to do our job and hit our routines. You open the season at Kentucky, with Penn State and Ball State, on Jan. 10. The Nittany Lions finished 2013 ranked No. 15, while the Wildcats ranked No. 21. Will you use this first meet as a barometer for your young squad? I want that meet to set the tone for the year. My mental focus is centered on making sure we’re ready to go there. I want to hit 24-for-24 and come out of Lexington with a great season-opening road score; we could only go up from there. Though the Mountaineers historically are very good at battling back from disappointing road trips, I want to avoid that trend this year. This is an easy trip to make, and it will feature quality opponents. I think if we can go down there and hit, we’ll start the season off on the right foot. The WVU Coliseum was very good to your team in 2013, as you scored 196.0 or better in every home meet, a feat previously unachieved in program history. What is it about the Coliseum that helps the Mountaineers thrive? I think competing in front of Mountaineer Nation provides us with a huge boost that cannot be duplicated. We feed off their energy. Competing in your home venue just provides so many intangible advantages – you’re on your own equipment, you can operate within your daily routine and you can sleep in your own bed. Ultimately, it’s just the experience of competing in the Coliseum that amps up this team. It seemed like we couldn’t miss in the Coliseum last season, and I think the team built on that. If we can do that this year, we hope to channel that energy into our road scores, too. We need that excitement on the road, too.

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Do you think opposing teams get nervous to compete inside the WVU Coliseum? I think so – I think it’s an intimidating place. When we recruit Mountaineer gymnasts, we let them know that competing in the Coliseum is an unbelievable experience. I think that’s evident by our performances. We travel across the country during our season, and I think the Coliseum is by-far one of the best venues in which to compete. It’s an incredible experience, and I’m glad our team capitalizes on that. We own the WVU Coliseum, and that’s a point of pride. The 2014 Big 12 Championship will held at the WVU Coliseum on March 22. This is the first Big 12 Championship to be held in Morgantown. Is the team excited to welcome this type of event to WVU? I think hosting the championship will raise awareness of our program, which is exciting. I think Mountaineer fans are going to want to come to the Coliseum and see what a Big 12 championship is all about. I hope that we bring in a huge crowd, and I think it will even the playing field against Oklahoma and Iowa State.

You’ve gone on record and said that the 2013 season did not end the way the team would have liked. What did your 10 returners learn from the end of season, and how can they apply those lessons this year? This team is hungry – they hated the way the season ended last year, especially because many of them were here in 2012 and remember ending a season with a conference title and a strong showing at the NCAA Regional Championships. They want to do that again. Our senior class – Amanda Carpenter, Hope Sloanhoffer, Erica Smith and Bethany Yurko – is driven; I’ve never seen them work as hard as they have to earn a spot in the lineups. Our junior class – Beth Deal, Dayah Haley, Jamie Judge and Lia Salzano - is a very hard-working class. They have some very big goals, and they don’t want to wait to accomplish them next year – they’re ready to start now. Our sophomore class – Melissa Idell, Jaida Lawrence and Lindsey Litten – is ready to help the team as a whole achieve its goals. I think they want to experience a successful postseason. Everyone wants to keep the momentum built up throughout the season going as we head into April. Our focus is going to be on keeping high spirits; we don’t want one derailment to torpedo our whole season. We had to pull back last year and protect our lineups so we could maintain pace. This year, because we brought in so many freshmen, I think we could hit our competitive peak in March. We had six gymnasts that could hit in lineup last year, but we didn’t have depth behind those six. This year, I’m seeing gymnast No. 1 through gym-

nast No. 9 being equally strong, with No. 10 and No. 11 also being great. That’s what’s going to make this year different. When we get to March, we’re going to be pushing harder than we did before. We peaked too early before, and then we got complacent. I think we’re built to peak later this year. We’re going to push the hardest, as a team, in March. What did the team learn from its first season competing in the Big 12 Conference, and will you need to make any adaptions this year? We need to not worry about the other teams. A lot of people like to doubt us because Oklahoma is so strong each season. I want to get that theory out of our heads. As with most things, we need to only worry about what we can control. I think when Kaylyn Millick reached the podium for all-around at the 2013 Big 12 Gymnastics Championship, it was the first time this team realized it has a legit chance to win a conference title. I think everyone was shocked when Kaylyn finished second. This year, I think we have a few individuals who are Big 12 title contenders. When Beth Deal hits a beam routine, she is just as good as anyone in this league. Jaida Lawrence’s vault is one of the strongest in the nation. We have a great group of gymnasts this season that doesn’t want to disappoint anyone. The responsibility of channeling their energy and making smart decisions falls on this coaching staff. That’s huge. We need to make smart decisions and get this team’s confidence where it needs to be. On paper, this is the best team we’ve had at WVU since I joined the staff. We can sit here today and say that every event should hit 49.0-plus every meet.

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Travis ASSISTANT COACH

DOAK

(SIXTH Year)

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ravis Doak enters his sixth year at his alma mater as assistant coach and is responsible for coaching vault, bars and floor. He also oversees the Mountaineers’ recruiting efforts. Since Doak joined the staff in 2009, WVU has made five straight NCAA Regional Championships appearances, earned one conference championship and compiled an overall record of 81-41 (.664). Doak’s assistantship was evident in 2013, as he helped guide the Mountaineers through their first season in the Big 12 Conference. WVU went 196.0 or better in every home meet, a feat never before achieved in program history, and finished the year at 13-9 (1-3 Big 12). The Mountaineers were nationally ranked six times in the GymInfo Poll and peaked at No. 16. The squad finished third at its first Big 12 Gymnastics Championship and qualified for its 35th NCAA Regional appearance. Doak was integral in the success of the Mountaineers’ vault and floor lineup in 2013, as both units were nationally ranked each week but one. Jaida Lawrence concluded the year nationally ranked No. 43 on vault, and Alaska Richardson ranked No. 48 on floor. Additionally, he helped lead Kaylyn Millick and Hope Sloanhoffer to respective No. 27 and No. 42 allaround rankings. Lawrence earned the program’s first All-Big 12 honor, as she was named to the vault team, while Millick earned a spot on the All-Big 12 Championship Team for her second-place finish in the all-around. Under Doak, the Mountaineers have secured 51 all-conference honors, including 30 All-EAGL First Team awards, two gymnast of the year distinctions and two outstanding senior gymnast nods. Doak played a major role in 2012, helping the Mountaineers transition under first-year coach Jason Butts and parlay the change into instant success. In addition to the Mountaineers’ league-best seventh EAGL title, the team’s first since 2008, WVU advanced to the NCAA Auburn Regional Championships as the No. 5 seed and finished in fifth place with a 195.9 score, the team’s best-ever regional point total. With seven wins at the league championship, WVU finished the year with a 21-5 record, the program’s first 20-win season since 2008. The Mountaineers collected four individual league titles en route to the team win, with Sloanhoffer finishing first on vault, bars and the all-around, and Beth Deal taking the win on beam. Sloanhoffer ended the season ranked nationally on vault, beam and the all-around. Four gymnasts were ranked on vault in the Southeast Region, while three gymnasts each were ranked on bars and floor. As a team, the Mountaineers ranked in the nation’s top 10 on floor for three straight weeks. The team never dropped out of the top 25 on floor and ended the year ranked No. 21. Doak was instrumental in the team’s success in 2011, as he guided the vault and floor lineups to the No. 1 and No. 2 EAGL rankings, respectively.

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Those lineups also ranked No. 17 and No. 21, respectively, in the nation. Integral in the development of Sloanhoffer, the rookie finished with nine EAGL weekly honors and first-team recognition on vault, floor and beam. She finished the year ranked No. 1 in the league on beam and vault, and No. 4 on floor; she also ranked nationally No. 17, No. 37 and No. 48, respectively, on each apparatus. Doak also mentored Tina Maloney to the No. 2 EAGL vault ranking, while Amy Bieski ranked No. 5 in the league. Bieski, the league’s gymnast and outstanding senior gymnast of the year, won the EAGL bars title, and Sloanhoffer and Maloney finished in a tie for second on vault at the championship. In total, three gymnasts vaulted to scores of 9.9 or better in 2011, including Sloanhoffer’s career-best 9.95 score. In his second season at WVU, Doak helped guide the Mountaineer vault and floor lineups to the No. 4 and No. 5 EAGL rankings. Additionally, he coached Bieski and Nicole Roach to All-EAGL first team floor and bars honors, respectively, and helped Chelsi Tabor attain the second-best league vault RQS of 9.855; the mark ranked No. 10 in the region and No. 47 in the nation. Doak’s first season with the Mountaineers was successful, as the team finished nationally ranked 17th on vault and 21st on bars. In the EAGL, the team finished ranked first on floor and second on vault and bars. In 2009, Doak helped coach Mehgan Morris to a national championships berth, as she finished fifth in the all-around at the NCAA Southeast Regional Championships. She also won EAGL bars, floor and all-around titles and was named the league’s most outstanding senior gymnast. Additionally, Tabor and Maloney earned the EAGL vault title in Doak’s first season. Six Mountaineers also earned 10 All-EAGL first team honors on vault, bars and floor. A native of Beverly, W.Va., Doak came to WVU after serving as an assistant coach at Penn State in 2008, where he was responsible for recruiting, team training, spotting on all skill levels and administrative duties. His primary coaching responsibilities included oversight of the Nittany Lion vault and floor exercise. He helped PSU sign four top-10 Junior Olympic finalists and guided the Nittany Lions to a 17-9 record. Doak also served as an assistant at New Hampshire in 2006-07. His responsibilities included team workouts, recruiting, video work and community service initiatives. He began his coaching career in 2004 as a volunteer assistant at West Virginia, working with spotting, fundraising and recruit evaluations. Doak earned his bachelor’s degree from West Virginia in sport management in 2006 and a master’s degree in athletic coaching education in 2008.

Bridget ASSISTANT COACH

BOYD

(THIRD Year)

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ridget Boyd enters her third season at West Virginia University as an assistant coach and is responsible for coaching the balance beam lineup. She also oversees the team’s community service outreach program. Following the revitalization of the Mountaineer beam lineup in her first season, Boyd led the unit to the next level in 2013. After opening the year ranked No. 51 nationally, the group climbed its way into the nation’s top 25 and concluded the season ranked for five straight weeks, peaking at No.19. Among its many accomplishments, the beam lineup scored 49.0plus five times, three more times than in 2012, and earned a seasonbest 49.225 score in wins over George Washington and Temple and a loss to Denver at the WVU Coliseum on March 3. The mark, just short of the team’s best home beam score of 49.3, was the NCAA’s 17th-best team score earned in the regular season. Additionally, the total was WVU’s best since scoring a school-record 49.55 at Pitt with James Madison on March 9, 2004. Three gymnasts scored a team-best 9.875 throughout the year, while four student-athletes – Hope Sloanhoffer (No. 13), Kaylyn Millick (No. 15), Beth Deal (No. 20) and Lia Salzano (No. 22) – ended the season ranked in the Southeast region. Additionally, Millick and Sloanhoffer were nationally ranked No. 27 and No. 42, respectively, in the all-around. Instrumental in guiding the Mountaineers through their first season in the Big 12 Conference, Boyd helped lead WVU to a score of 196.0 or better in every home meet in 2013, a feat never before achieved in program history. The team finished the season at 13-9 (1-3 Big 12), was nationally ranked six times in the GymInfo Poll, peaking at No. 16, and finished third in its first Big 12 Gymnastics Championship. The Mountaineers also qualified for their 35th regional championships. Boyd rejuvenated the Mountaineer beam workers in 2012, as the team was ranked nationally for six weeks, peaking at No. 14. Anchored by EAGL champion Deal and first team All-EAGL honorees Sloanhoffer and Millick, the lineup scored 49.0-plus twice, including a season-best 49.025. Additionally, Sloanhoffer scored 9.9-plus twice, including a career-best 9.95 mark. She became the first WVU gymnast to hit the benchmark since 2004. The beam lineup was tasked with sealing the Mountaineers’ EAGL Championship victory. Competing with the lead in the final rotation, WVU scored 48.85, the team’s third-best score of the season, and solidified the win. The Mountaineers won their league-best seventh title, their first since 2008, with a final score of 196.475. Deal, the final gymnast to take to the beam, won the event outright with a careerhigh 9.9.

The Mountaineers’ beam performance also was crucial in the final meet of the season, as the team opened competition at the 2012 NCAA Auburn Regional Championships on the apparatus and scored 48.825, the team’s fourth-best score of the season and just short of the Mountaineers’ regional-best mark of 48.85. Sloanhoffer tied for third place with a 9.85 routine. WVU finished the meet in fifth place with a program regional-best score of 195.9. Boyd was instrumental in helping guide Sloanhoffer to EAGL Gymnast of the Year honors. Additionally, Sloanhoffer earned AllEAGL First Team beam honors, while Millick and Amanda Carpenter were named to the second team. The Mountaineers are 34-14 (.708) with Boyd on staff. A native of Elberton, Ga., Boyd came to WVU with 12 years of club coaching experience. Most recently a coach at Oconee Gymnastics Center in Watkinsville, Ga., Boyd also coached at Classic City Gymnastics Academy and Georgia Elite, both Georgia-based clubs. Additionally, she coached at WVU Gymnastics Camp and has experience coaching all four events. While at Georgia Elite, Boyd coached several level 10 regional championships qualifiers, including three-year (2007-09) Junior Olympic National Championships qualifier Lindsey Cheek. Cheek went on to earn a scholarship to Georgia. Boyd also mentored gymnasts to the level 9 Eastern National Championships. In addition to coaching at the WVU Gymnastics Camp, Boyd also has coached at Brown’s Gymnastics Camp (2001) and UGA Gymdog Camp (2001-05, ’08). A 13-year competitive gymnast, Boyd competed at Classic City Gymnastics Academy and was a level 9 Eastern National Championships qualifier. Boyd earned her bachelor’s degree from Georgia in recreation and leisure studies in 2006.

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KAYLYN MILLICK

Chris Worrell

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Strength Coach

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Dr. Matt Lively

Bubba Schmidt

Leigh Bryant

Matt Byerly

Medical Director

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Team Manager

Athletic Trainer

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Scott Herdzik

Assistant Equipment Manager

Nicole Roach

Graduate Assistant Operations Manager

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Mountaineer ROSTER 2014

Name Event Ht. Yr. Hometown Club Gym Amanda Carpenter** AA 5-6 Sr. Lancaster, Pa. Prestige Gymnastics Beth Deal** AA 5-5 Jr. Parkersburg, W.Va. Gymniks Gymnastics Brooklyn Doggette AA 5-1 Fr. Pickerington, Ohio Buckeye Gymnastics Alexa Goldberg AA 5-0 Fr. Ivyland, Pa. Central Bucks School of Gymnastics Dayah Haley** AA 5-2 Jr. Pasadena, Md. Hills Gymnastics Melissa Idell* AA 5-6 So. Newark, Del. First State Gymnastics Jamie Judge AA 5-2 Jr. Kenna, W.Va. Revolution Gymnastics Emma Lasker AA 5-3 Fr. Akron, N.Y. Rochester Gymnastics Academy Jaida Lawrence* AA 5-4 So. Rocky Hill, Conn. New England Gymnastics Express

Head Coach: Jason Butts (Third season)

By Class Seniors – 4 Juniors – 4 Sophomores – 3 Freshmen – 6

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Name Lindsey Litten Mackenzie Myers Lia Salzano** Rachel Sine Hope Sloanhoffer*** Erica Smith** Nicolette Swoboda Bethany Yurko**

Event Ht. AA 5-2 AA 5-4 AA 5-3 AA 5-3 AA 5-4 AA 5-4 AA 5-7 AA 5-3

Yr. So. Fr. Jr. Fr. Sr. Sr. Fr. Sr.

Hometown Club Gym York, Pa. Artistic Sports Academy Plus Middletown, Md. Fredericks Gymnastics Club Centreville, Va. Capital Gymnastics Bethlehem, Pa. Girls Co-Op Cornwall, N.Y. Gymnastics Revolution Blue Springs, Mo. Diamond Gymnastics Westbury, N.Y. Gold Medal Gymnastics Center Cumberland, Md. East-West Stars

* - letters earned

Assistant Coaches: Travis Doak (Sixth season), Bridget Boyd (Third season)

By State Connecticut – 1 Delaware - 1 Maryland – 3 Missouri – 1

New York - 3 Ohio - 1 Pennsylvania – 4 Virginia – 1 West Virginia - 2

AMANDA CARPENTER

BETH DEAL

BROOKLYN DOGGETTE

Alexa Goldberg

DAYAH HALEY

MELISSA IDELL

JAMIE JUDGE

EMMA LASKER

JAIDA LAWRENCE

LINDSEY LITTEN

MACKENZIE MYERS

LIA SALZANO

RACHEL SINE

HOPE SLOANHOFFER

ERICA SMITH

NICOLETTE SWOBODA

BETHANY YURKO

JASON BUTTS

TRAVIS DOAK

BRIDGET BOYD

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“The 2014 season promises to be thrilling. I am most looking forward to competing this year because it’s my senior year, and we have a lot of talent on this team.”

Amanda CARPENTER 5-6, Senior Lancaster, Pa.

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Talented gymnast who enjoyed a breakout junior season … is a staple in the team’s beam lineup and earned first career bars action as a junior … motivated to reach new levels of competition as a senior … set personal best on beam in 2013 and placed in the top 10 eight times … one of the most-skilled Mountaineer bars workers … also proved to be a reliable alternate on floor … personal style presents well in competition … hard worker with outgoing personality … dedicated to team values and one of the squad’s top communicators … joined the Mountaineers in December 2010.

Career Highs

Uneven Bars 9.7 Balance Beam 9.825

Career Statistics vs. Maryland and Rutgers vs. Oklahoma, Western Michigan and William & Mary at Maryland with Rutgers

3/15/13 2/1/13 2/17/13

At West Virginia in 2013

• All-EAGL Second Team Beam

• Competed in 11 meets, three as a multi-event athlete, and scored 134.3 points

• Placed within the top five on beam four times

• Tallied two podium finishes and placed in the top 10 eight times

• EAGL All-Academic Team • Tallied 115.775 points

• Hit for a career-high 9.825 on beam twice and scored 9.8 or better four times

• Made Mountaineer debut against No. 13 Penn State and Maryland (1/8) and finished third on beam with a career-best 9.8

• Finished second on beam at NC State (1/25) with a 9.8 mark

• Placed third on beam at Bowling Green (1/21) with a 9.675

• Hit for a career-best 9.825 on beam in Big 12 opener against Oklahoma (2/1)

• Tied for second place on beam at Michigan (2/3) with a 9.75

• Matched her career-best beam showing of 9.825 at Maryland (2/17) and tied for second

• Tallied a 9.75 on beam at the NCAA Auburn Regional Championships (4/7)

• Scored a season-best 9.7 in her career bars debut against Maryland (3/10)

• Beam season average of 9.646 ranked third on team

• Beam RQS of 9.775 and season average of 9.67; also owned bars season average of 9.342

• Beam RQS of 9.75

At West Virginia in 2012

• Did not see competitive action

At West Virginia in 2011

Year Meets AA Total Points 2013 11 0 134.4 2012 12 0 115.775 Totals 23 0 250.175

Club Gymnastics • Three-time level 10 Junior Olympics national qualifier at Prestige Gymnastics under Tony and Jen Fatta • Three-time Pennsylvania state champion • 2008 Pennsylvania all-around champion • Two-time regional bars champion

Personal • Daughter of Randolph and Tracy Carpenter • Has one brother • Birthday is March 9 • Attended Hempfield High • Majoring in marketing • Dean’s List • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll

• Competed on beam in all but one meet and counted toward team score 10 times

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“The best word to describe this year’s team is unstoppable. We all know that the Mountaineers will dominate this season.”

At West Virginia in 2013 • Earned Joseph Medrick Award honoree as team’s top all-around gymnast • First WVU Big 12 Conference Gymnast of the Week • NACGC/W Scholastic All-America • Academic All-Big 12 Gymnastics Team • Competed as an all-arounder in all 12 meets and scored a team-best 468.15 points, the 38th-best season-point total in program history • Ranks No. 4 in program history with 18 career 39.0+ scores • Tied for third on floor vs. Oklahoma (2/1) with a career-best 9.9 mark; also set season-high in all-around with a 39.3 score • Tallied a season-best 9.875 on bars against Iowa State (2/10) and tied for first • Earned her first all-around victory of the season with a 39.225 showing vs. Denver (3/3) • Named Big 12 Gymnast of the Week following her performance against Denver • Won beam at George Washington (3/10) with a 9.85 score • Scored 39.25 against Maryland (3/15) and finished first overall; also tied for the beam win with a season-best 9.875 • Ranked No. 42 nationally, No. 8 in the Southeast region and No. 6 in the Big 12 in the all-around with a 39.16 RQS • Ranked No. 13 in the region, No. 8 in the Big 12, on beam with a 9.83 RQS • Ranked No. 23 in the region, No. 10 in the Big 12, on vault with a 9.81 RQS • Ranked No. 24 in the region on bars with a 9.78 RQS • Paced team on bars with a 9.742 season average

Hope

SLOANHOFFER 5-4, Senior Cornwall, N.Y.

• Owned season averages of 9.804 (vault), 9.763 (floor), 9.704 (beam) and 39.013 (all-around); also had a 9.805 RQS on floor

At West Virginia in 2012 • EAGL Gymnast of the Year • All-EAGL First Team Vault, Bars, Beam and All-Around • Earned second straight Linda Burdette-Good Award as team’s Most Valuable Gymnast and named Joseph Medrick Award honoree as team’s top all-around gymnast • NACGC/W Scholastic All-America • EAGL All-Academic Team • Led league with three EAGL Gymnast of the Week honors • Competed as an all-arounder in all 13 meets and earned a team-best 508.5 points, the 14th-best season-point total in program history • EAGL’s No. 1-ranked all-around gymnast every week of the season • Earned 10 scores of 39.0 or better • Set or matched four career bests, including the all-around • Reached the podium a team-best 31 times • Tied for vault win against Rutgers (1/15) with 9.875 mark; also won beam (9.775) and floor (9.8)

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• Finished first at Bowling Green (1/21) with 39.075 score; also won vault (9.825)

Continues to lead the team with consistency and in-meet focus … potential to graduate as one of the program’s all-time gymnasts … should rank nationally in the all-around in 2014 … coaches believe she is successful because of her hard work and that she does not have a weak event … fine-tuned her routines to maximize score potential … hitting her best gymnastics in college … incredibly cool and confident gymnast … teammates aim to emulate her work ethic … tirelessly strives for success in the gym and in the classroom … enjoys representing the Mountaineers out of the gym. • Finished first against George Washington and Towson (1/29) with a 39.2 score; included a win on vault (9.875) • Scored 39.175 and finished first against Ohio State, Auburn and Ball State (2/12); also tied for beam win with a 9.85 • Took all-around win at Maryland quad-meet (2/18) with 39.15 score; also finished first on beam (9.875) • Scored 39.175 and finished first at New Hampshire (2/25) • Tied for beam win against Arkansas (3/10) with a career-high 9.95 score, becoming first Mountaineer to earn the mark since 2004 • Stellar at the EAGL Championship (3/24), winning three individual titles, including the all-around crown with a career-best 39.5 score, the 13th-best mark in program history; also finished first on vault and uneven bars with season-best marks of 9.9 • Just missed individually qualifying for the 2012 NCAA Championships with a sixth place all-around showing at the Auburn Regional (4/7), scoring 39.325 points; also tied for third place on beam with a 9.85 score

• Stellar in Mountaineer debut, scoring 9.925 on vault, her first collegiate routine, against No. 13 Missouri at the Cancun Classic (1/7); also finished first on floor (9.85) • Placed first on floor (9.825) and beam (9.85) at No. 10 NC State (1/21) • Finished first on vault (9.8) and beam (9.8) against Pitt and Rutgers (1/29)

• Vault RQS of 9.865 ranked No. 37 nationally, No. 6 in the Southeast region and No. 1 in the EAGL

• Season-average marks on vault (9.823), beam (9.794) and floor (9.823) were tops on team

• Inaugural Linda Burdette-Good Award honoree as the team’s Most Valuable Gymnast • All-EAGL First Team Vault, Beam and Floor • NACGC/W Scholastic All-America • EAGL All-Academic Team • EAGL Team MVP • Nine-time EAGL weekly award honoree, including a league-best six EAGL Rookie of the Week honors • Competed in all 13 meets, one as an all-arounder, and earned 392.325 points • Did not fall all season and scored 9.8 or better in 30 of 40 routines

• Daughter of Cordell Hoffer and Nancy Sloan • Has two brothers and one sister • Birthday is July 8 • Attended Cornwall Central High • Majoring in exercise physiology • Dean’s List • Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll

• Made career all-around debut at NCAA Southeast Regional Championships (4/2) and finished 10th overall with 38.875 mark

• Ranked No. 48 nationally, No. 10 regionally and No. 4 in league on beam with a 9.84 RQS

• An outstanding three-event specialist, produced one of the best freshman seasons in Mountaineer history

Personal

• Finished first on vault at Arkansas (3/4) with a 9.85 score

• Floor RQS of 9.855 ranked No. 48 in the nation, No. 8 in the region and No. 4 in the EAGL

At West Virginia in 2011

• Won vault and finished eighth in all-around at 2009 National Invitational Tournament

• Strong showing in victory over North Carolina (2/26), scoring 9.875 on vault, beam and floor and winning each event

• Ranked No. 47 nationally, No. 10 regionally and No. 4 in the league on vault with a 9.87 RQS

• All-around season average of 39.115

• Won 2010 Connecticut state and regional championships

• Tied for first on beam at No. 15 Ohio State (2/12) with 9.875 score

• Beam RQS of 9.865 ranked No. 17 nationally, No. 4 regionally and No. 1 in the EAGL

• Paced team on vault and beam with season averages of 9.823 and 9.802, respectively

• Three-time national qualifier

• Won vault at Penn State quad (2/6) with career-best 9.95 score

• Ranked No. 33 nationally, No. 6 in the Southeast region and No. 1 in the EAGL in the all-around with a 39.2 RQS

• Ranked No. 18 regionally and No. 9 in the league on bars with a 9.815 RQS

• Swept all events, including the all-around, at the 2010 level 10 regional and state championships

Club Gymnastics • Finished seventh out of 56 competitors in all-around at the 2010 level 10 national championships • Five-year team captain (2005-10) at Gymnastics Revolution in Connecticut under Brian Bakalar and Dawn Arigo

Career Statistics

Year Meets AA Total Points 2013 12 12 468.15 2012 13 13 508.5 2011 13 1 392.325 Totals 38 26 1,368.975

Career Highs

Vault 9.95 Uneven Bars 9.9 Balance Beam 9.95 Floor Exercise 9.9 All-Around 39.5

at Penn State with Pitt and Bridgeport at 2012 EAGL Championship (Pittsburgh, Pa.) vs. Arkansas vs. Oklahoma, Western Michigan and William & Mary at 2012 EAGL Championship (Pittsburgh, Pa.) at 2012 EAGL Championship (Pittsburgh, Pa.)

2/6/11 3/24/12 3/10/12 2/1/13 3/24/12 3/24/12

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“Before this year is done, I want to make sure that I inspire my team to do well. I know that with hard work and strength to never give up, this team can earn a top ranking.�

Erica SMITH

5-4, Senior Blue Springs, Mo.

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Coaches believe she could successfully compete on each event this year … wants to have a great senior season and lead teammates by example … one of her teammates’ loudest in-meet supporters … emerged as a steady bars and beam contributor as a junior … opened the team’s beam rotation in all but three 2013 meets and hit for a personal-best 9.85 … phenomenal bars skill set and potential to become team’s top point earner … coaches believe new vault could be a big factor this season … cool and calm when competing … her poise under pressure serves her well in collegiate gymnastics … coaches love the spirit she brings to meets … really enjoys the team atmosphere and has embraced being a Mountaineer.

At West Virginia in 2013 • Competed in 11 meets, nine as a multi-event gymnast, and scored 193.125 points • Opened beam lineup nine times and scored 9.75 or better six times • Tied for second place on bars at Pitt (1/11) with a 9.775 score • Reached the podium twice at NC State (1/25), scoring 9.775 on bars and beam and finishing first and third, respectively • Matched her career best on bars with a 9.85, third-place showing vs. Iowa State (2/10) • Scored a career-best 9.85 on beam vs. Denver (3/3) and finished tied for third • Tied for third on bars vs. Maryland (3/15) with a 9.775 score • Ranked No. 24 in the Southeast region on bars with a 9.78 RQS; also had a 9.775 RQS on beam • Bars (9.641) and beam (9.675) season averages ranked No. 4 on team

At West Virginia in 2012

Career Highs

Uneven Bars 9.85 Balance Beam 9.85

vs. Iowa State at Maryland with Rutgers and William & Mary at 2012 EAGL Championship (Pittsburgh, Pa.) vs. Denver, George Washington and Temple

Club Gymnastics • Five-year level 10 gymnast out of Eagles Gymnastics • Former junior international elite gymnast • Two-time Junior Olympics National Championships competitor • Fifth place all-around at the 2008 Junior Olympics National Championships; also finished fourth on beam and fifth on bars • First place vault, second place all-around at the 2008 level 10 regional championships • First place vault, bars and all-around at the 2008 level 10 state championships

2/10/13 2/18/12 3/24/12 3/3/13

Career Statistics

Year Meets AA Total Points 2013 11 0 193.125 2012 10 0 134.35 Totals 21 0 327.475

Personal

• Daughter of Anthony Smith and Maria Ubaldo • Has one stepsister • Birthday is May 24 • Previously attended the University of Central Missouri • Attended Blue Springs South High • Majoring in strategic communications • Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll

• Saw action in 10 meets, including four as a two-event specialist on bars and beam, and tallied 134.35 points • Rose to the challenge and anchored the bars lineup in the final eight meets of the season • Scored 9.8 or better on bars five times • Reached the podium twice and earned nine top-10 finishes • Only dropped two scores all season • Hit for a career-best 9.85 on bars at Maryland (2/18) and finished tied for second • Secured the Mountaineers’ three victories at Denver (3/3) with a third place, 9.825 bars routine • Matched career high with a sixth place, 9.85 bars showing at EAGL Championship (3/24) • Scored a career-high 9.75 on beam as the first competitor on the apparatus at the NCAA Auburn Regional Championships (4/7) • Bars RQS of 9.795 ranked No. 22 in the Southeast region • Bars season average of 9.645 and a beam season average of 9.475

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“Before this year is done, I want to make sure that I have no regrets. I know that with hard work, this team can accomplish anything.�

Bethany YURKO

5-3, Senior Cumberland, Md.

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At West Virginia in 2013 • Competed in five meets and earned 48.5 points • NACGC/W Scholastic All-America • Academic All-Big 12 Gymnastics Team • Scored a career-best 9.675 in bars career debut at NC State (1/25) • In her first vault action of the season, tallied a career-best 9.775 vs. Iowa State (2/10), good enough for sixth place • Owned season averages of 9.733 on vault and 9.65 on bars

At West Virginia in 2012 • Saw action in five meets and scored 48.525 points • Earned second consecutive Sally Medrick Award for Most Improved Gymnast • NACGC/W Scholastic All-America • EAGL All-Academic Team • Proved to be a valuable asset to the vault lineup • Hit for a vault season high of 9.75 against Rutgers (1/15) and finished sixth, her best finish of the year • Owned a vault season average of 9.705

At West Virginia in 2011 • Sally Medrick Award for Most Improved Gymnast • NACGC/W Scholastic All-America • EAGL All-Academic Team • Did not see competitive action

Talented athlete with great potential … one of the hardest working gymnasts in Cary Gym … coaches applaud her incredible work ethic … has made the improvements to see consistent lineup positions … broke into bars lineup as a junior … continues to improve on beam … dependable vault back-up over last two seasons … proved solid in pressure-filled situations … enjoys competition and contributing to team’s overall success … knowledge of sport has grown exponentially over the years … her passion for gymnastics pushes her teammates.

Career Highs

Vault Uneven Bars

9.775 9.675

vs. Iowa State at NC State

2/10/13 1/25/13

Career Statistics

Year Meets AA Total Points 2013 5 0 48.5 2012 5 0 48.525 Totals 10 0 97.025

Club Gymnastics • Competed for East-West Stars for 10 years under Kris Lloyd • Finished third on vault at 2010 level 9 regional meet

Personal • Daughter of Tony and Kim Yurko • Has two sisters and one brother • Birthday is April 23 • One sister attended WVU for one year of graduate school • Member of the National Honor Society at Fort Hill High • Also ran track

• Secured second on bars, beam and allaround at 2010 level 9 state championship

• Majoring in human nutrition and food

• Four-year qualifier for level 9 regional championships

• Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll

• Dean’s List • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll

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“Before this year is done, I want to make sure that I make lasting memories. I know that with faith and hard work, this team can attack any obstacle.�

Beth

DEAL

5-5, JUNIOR Parkersburg, W.Va.

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One of the strongest beam workers in the gym … solid presentation on beam and steady as that lineup’s anchor … new beam mount should wow Mountaineer faithful … could push for a lineup spot on vault … continues to work toward a full bars routine … one of the team’s loudest and most enthusiastic supporters … teammates look to her for in-meet support … winning beam routine at 2012 EAGL Championship proved her poise under pressure … showed incredible improvement throughout two seasons with Mountaineers… coaches impressed with her work ethic … has great lines and competes pretty, clean gymnastics … proud to be from West Virginia.

At West Virginia in 2013

At West Virginia in 2012

• Earned John Quackenbush Award for Mountaineer Spirit for second straight season

• EAGL beam champion

• Entered the beam lineup after sitting out the first three meets and scored 87.525 points • Season-best beam mark of 9.875 was team’s top score on event • Hit eight of nine beam routines and scored 9.8 or better six times • In just her second appearance of the season, scored 9.85 on beam vs. Iowa State (2/10) and finished second • Tallied a season-best 9.875 on beam vs. Michigan (2/24) and finished second • Clinched the team’s victory at George Washington (3/10) with a third place, 9.775 showing on beam • Ranked No. 20 in the Southeast region and No. 10 in the Big 12 on beam with a 9.805 RQS • Beam season average of 9.725 ranked No. 2 on team

• Earned John Quackenbush Award for Mountaineer Spirit • EAGL All-Academic Team • EAGL Rookie of the Week (1/10) • Battled a mid-season ankle injury but still saw action on beam in eight meets, scoring 76.55 points • Saw the beam podium three times • Paced the team and finished second overall with a 9.825 beam routine in collegiate debut against Penn State and Maryland (1/8) • Finished third on beam against Rutgers (1/21) with a 9.725 • As the meet’s final competitor on beam, scored a career-best 9.9 and secured the team’s victory at the EAGL Championship (3/24); was crowned the event’s outright winner • Beam RQS of 9.68 and season average of 9.569

Club Gymnastics • Competed for Nikki and Chris Thompson at Gymniks Gymnastics • Three-time level 10 regional qualifier • 2011 Junior Olympics National Championships qualifier • Fifth place beam at the 2011 level 10 regional championships • Two-time level 10 West Virginia all-around champion; secured five all-around titles throughout career

Personal • Daughter of Mike Deal and Sherrie and Jerry Bunner • Has two brothers • Birthday is January 21 • Attended Parkersburg South • Majoring in exercise physiology • Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll

Career Statistics Career Highs Balance Beam

9.9

at 2012 EAGL Championship (Pittsburgh, Pa.)

3/24/12

Year Meets AA Total Points 2013 9 0 87.525 2012 8 0 76.55 Totals 17 0 164.075

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“The word that best describes this year’s team is determined. We all expect that the Mountaineers will rise above expectations.”

Dayah

HALEY 5-2, JUNIOR Pasadena, Md.

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At West Virginia in 2013 • Competed in all 12 meets as a multi-event gymnast and scored 269.8 points, the fourthbest team total • Opened vault lineup each meet and scored 9.75 or better six times • Tallied a career-best 9.825 on vault vs. Iowa State (2/10) and finished fourth • Earned a season-best 9.775 on bars against Michigan (2/24) and finished eighth

Strong, consistent rookie season gave way to success as a sophomore … has seen time on all four events … has opened up team’s vault lineup over last two seasons … comfortable as bars leadoff, too … broke into floor lineup in 2013 … expected to compete all-around as a junior … coaches like her calm, confident in-meet attitude … high-level skill set … rarely misses a landing … thrives under pressure … works hard to improve every day … in the best physical shape of her college career.

• Scored a career-best 9.725 on beam as a last-minute replacement vs. Denver (3/3); also tallied a season-best 9.775 on bars for the second straight week • Tied for second on vault at George Washington (3/10) with a 9.8 mark; also scored a career-best 9.775 on floor • Vault RQS of 9.77 and bars RQS of 9.7 • Owned season averages of 9.731 (vault), 9.595 (floor) and 9.532 (bars)

At West Virginia in 2012 • Saw action in 12 meets, nine as a multi-event specialist, and scored 221.125 points • Finalist for the EAGL Rookie of the Year honor • Proved consistent on vault, scoring 9.75 or better five times • Tallied a career-best 9.8 bars score in lineup’s opening spot at EAGL Championship (3/24) • Opened the team’s vault rotation at the NCAA Auburn Regional (4/7) with a career-best 9.8 score • Bars season average of 9.664 ranked fourth on team • Owned vault season average of 9.716

Club Gymnastics • Level 10 gymnast out of Hills Gymnastics • Two-time Junior Olympics National Championships qualifier • Fifth place all-around, 2011 level 10 national championships • First place vault, second place floor and all-around (38.2) and third place bars at 2011 Region 7 Championships • Second place vault, 2011 state championships • Third place all-around, 2010 level 10 national regional championships

Personal • Niece of Lisa Taylor • Birthday is April 9 • Attended Magruder High • Majoring in athletic coaching education

Career Highs

Vault Uneven Bars Balance Beam Floor Exercise

9.825 9.8 9.725 9.775

vs. Iowa State 2012 EAGL Championship (Pittsburgh, Pa.) vs. Denver, George Washington and Temple at George Washington

2/10/13 3/24/12 3/3/13 3/10/13

Career Statistics

Year Meets AA Total Points 2013 12 0 269.8 2012 12 0 221.125 Totals 24 0 490.925

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“Before this year is done, I want to make sure that I do everything I can to help this team. I know that with focus and determination, this team can accomplish anything.�

Jamie JUDGE

5-2, JUNIOR Kenna, W.Va.

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Quick gymnast … speed should help her on vault and floor, her strongest events … shows variety in floor skill set … has spent time working on her beam routine … saddled with injury throughout freshman and sophomore seasons … enjoys representing her home state.

At West Virginia in 2013 • Did not see competitive action

At West Virginia in 2012 • EAGL All-Academic Team • Did not see competitive action

Club Gymnastics • Competed level 10 gymnastics under Susan Brown at Revolution Gym; Brown also coached former Mountaineer and NCAA Championships individual qualifier Mehgan Morris • Four-time regional qualifier • Level 9 national qualifier • Fifth place beam and ninth place allaround at 2010 Eastern National Championships

Personal • Daughter of John and Lisa Judge • Has one sister • Birthday is August 5 • Attended Ripley High • Majoring in business management • Big 12 Commissioners Honor Roll • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll

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“The decision to become a Mountaineer was very life-changing for me because I love WVU and cannot live without the WVU Gymnastics team.”

Lia

SALZANO 5-3, JUNIOR Centreville, Va.

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At West Virginia in 2013 • Competed in all 12 meets, five as a multievent gymnast, and scored 163.2 points • Academic All-Big 12 Gymnastics Team • Scored 9.775 or better on beam five times • Tallied a season-high 9.625 on bars at Pitt (1/11) • Tied for third on beam vs. Michigan (2/24) with a career-best 9.85 score

Persistent, hard worker … quick learner … shined on beam as a sophomore and responded when team needed her most … hit for a career high on beam twice in 2013 … expected to compete a new beam dismount near the back of the lineup … reliable in-meet alternate … has also seen time on vault and bars … will push for a lineup spot in those two events again, and coaches believe she could emerge as an all-around threat this year … blue-collar work ethic helps her excel … positive outlook in gym helps keep teammates motivated.

• Matched her career-best beam score of 9.85 against Denver (3/3) and tied for third place • Tallied a season-best 9.75 on vault at George Washington (3/10) • Ranked No. 22 in the Southeast region on beam with a 9.795 RQS • Owned season averages of 9.692 (vault), 9.667 (beam) and 9.063 (bars)

At West Virginia in 2012 • Saw action in seven meets, three as a multievent athlete on vault, bars and beam • EAGL All-Academic Team • Scored seven top-10 finishes • Made career debut on beam against No. 11 Ohio State, No. 13 Auburn and Ball State (2/12) and finished fourth with a season-best 9.825 score • Opened the meet and the team’s bars rotation at New Hampshire (2/25) as a last-second lineup replacement and scored a career-best 9.75 • Had season averages of 9.7 on vault, 9.47 on beam and 9.36 on bars

Club Gymnastics • Level 10 gymnast out of Capital Gymnastics • Two-time Junior Olympics National Championships qualifier • Eastern National Championships qualifier • Finished 29th in the senior ‘A’ division at the 2009 National Championships

Personal • Daughter of Frank and Belinda Salzano • Has two sisters • Birthday is May 26 • Attended Paul VI Catholic High • Majoring in education • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll

Career Statistics

Year Meets AA Total Points 2013 12 0 163.2 2012 7 0 104.375 Totals 19 0 267.575

Career Highs

Vault 9.775 Uneven Bars 9.75 Balance Beam 9.85

vs. Penn State and Maryland at New Hampshire vs. Denver, George Washington and Temple vs. Michigan, New Hampshire and Towson

1/8/12 2/25/12 3/3/13 2/24/13

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“Home gymnastics meets at the WVU Coliseum are always memorable. I love when the crowd is engaged. My favorite part of meet day is competing and dancing. The Coliseum is always lively, and I can count on my teammates to bring the energy.�

Melissa IDELL

5-6, Sophomore Newark, Del.

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At West Virginia in 2013

Club Gymnastics

Personal

• Earned Sally Medrick Award for Most Improved Gymnast

• Competed for Slava Glazounov at First State Gymnastics

• Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team

• 2011 level 10 state and regional qualifier

• Competed on floor in all but the last two meets and opened the lineup eight times

• Finished second on beam and floor, fourth on vault and fifth in the all-around at the 2010 level 9 Eastern Nationals

• Daughter of Mark and Jennifer Idell • Has one brother • Birthday is May 4 • Attended St. Marks High • Enrolled in pre-elementary education • Dean’s List • Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll

• Scored 96.9 points • Opened the floor lineup in Coliseum career debut vs. Oklahoma (2/1) and earned a career-best 9.8 • Matched her career-high of 9.8 on floor against Michigan (2/24)

• Finished fourth on vault, fifth on beam and sixth in the all-around at the 2010 level 9 regional championships • Won the 2010 level 10 Arnold Gymnastics Challenge all-around title

• Owned floor RQS of 9.78 and season average of 9.69

Competed on floor in 10 meets as a freshman and opened the lineup eight times … has a look that is hard to ignore in competition … hopes to upgrade floor routine to ensure she’s consistently in lineup … tops on the team in leaps and flexibility … expected to break into the beam lineup as a sophomore … built confidence on beam throughout rookie season … potential for a great vault … a hidden talent that possesses the high-level skills needed to have a strong college career … hard worker … easy-going personality and great work ethic fits in well with the whole team.

Career Statistics

Year Meets AA Total Points 2013 10 0 96.9

Career Highs

Floor Exercise 9.8

vs. Michigan, New Hampshire and Towson vs. Oklahoma, Western Michigan and William & Mary

2/24/13 2/1/13

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“The 2014 season prOmises to be exciting. I am most looking forward to competing this year because I want to excel for my team.”

Jaida

LAWRENCE 5-4, Sophomore Rocky Hill, Conn.

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At West Virginia in 2013

Personal

• First Mountaineer named to the All-Big 12 Gymnastics Team (vault)

• Daughter of Dwight and Mia Lawrence • Has one brother • Birthday is February 22 • Attended Rocky Hill High • Majoring in pre-speech pathology and audiology • Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll

• NACGC/W Scholastic All-America • Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team • Two-time Big 12 Conference Newcomer of the Week • Competed in all 12 meets, 11 as a multievent athlete, and tallied 253.175 points • Earned eight podium finishes on vault and scored below 9.85 only twice • Finished second on bars in Mountaineer debut at Pitt (1/11) with a 9.775 mark; also tallied a season-best 9.75 on floor

Career Highs

Vault Uneven Bars Floor Exercise

9.9 9.8 9.75

Career Statistics

Year Meets AA Total Points 2013 12 0 253.175

Four times, most recent vs. Maryland and Rutgers vs. Iowa State at Pitt

3/15/13 2/10/13 1/11/13

• Earned first Big 12 Newcomer of the Week honor for her efforts at Pitt • Earned her first collegiate victory with a 9.875 vault showing at NC State (1/25) • Tied for first on vault in Coliseum career debut vs. Oklahoma (2/1) with a career-best 9.9 • Tallied third straight vault victory with a 9.875 showing against Iowa State (2/10); also scored a career-best 9.8 on bars • Matched her career-best vault score of 9.9 at Maryland (2/17) and finished second • Scored a career-best 9.9 on vault in consecutive weeks and finished tied for second vs. Michigan (2/24) • Finished first on vault vs. Denver (3/3) with a 9.875 score • Scored a winning 9.875 on vault in consecutive weeks, taking first at George Washington (3/10) • Earned sixth vault victory of the season with a career-best 9.9 showing against Maryland (3/15) • Earned final Big 12 Newcomer of the Week honor of the year for her regular-season finale efforts • Ranked No. 43 nationally, No. 9 in the Southeast region and No. 5 in the Big 12 on vault with a 9.89 RQS • Paced team on vault with a 9.863 season average • Also owned season averages of 9.692 on floor and 9.614 on bars, and a 9.715 RQS on bars

Club Gymnastics • Competed for Maureen Chagnon and Blane Jefferson at New England Gymnastics Express • Member of the 2011 Jamaican World Team • Competed at the 2011 World Championships in Tokyo • Five-time (2008-12) level 10 Junior Olympics qualifier • 2012 level 10 state champion

Powerful gymnast … nationally ranked vaulter … one of the top three vaulters in the Big 12 Conference … consistency level on vault is unmatched on team … contributed to team’s success right away … commands attention on floor … bars routine proved invaluable as a rookie … strongest on floor and vault but has abilities to compete all-around … expected to compete a new bars dismount … responds well to coaches’ instructions … brings international experience, as she competed for Jamaica at the World Championships … continues to improve … possesses an array of skills that gives the coaching staff a lot of strong lineup possibilities … calm competitor.

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“Mountaineer gymnastics means family, trust and courage. We encourage each other to push beyond so we can achieve our goals and dreams.” Coaches admire the way she has adjusted to WVU gymnastics and believe she is the biggest surprise of the 2014 season … will see time on uneven bars this season and could potentially secure beam and floor lineup positions … academically strong … hard worker … has meshed well with Mountaineers.

Lindsey LITTEN 5-2, Sophomore York, Pa.

At Central Michigan (2012-13) • Won a share of the Mid-American Conference title and earned a team bid to the NCAA Regional Championships • Did not see competitive action

Club Gymnastics • Level 10 gymnast for Artistic Sports Academy Plus • Two-time level 10 national qualifier • Uneven bars champion at the 2012 and 2011 Region 6 Championships • All-around champion at the 2012 Region 6 Championships • All-around champion at the 2012 Pennsylvania State Championships • Finished second in the all-around at the 2011 National Invitational Tournament

Personal • Daughter of Scott and Trudy Litten • Has one sister • Birthday is January 15 • Attended Central York High • Enrolled in pre-business

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“Mountaineer gymnastics means the world to me. It has been my dream to go to WVU since I was little. I’m living the dream.”

Beautiful, artistic style that stands-out at WVU … strength is on bars and beam ... coaches appreciate the hard work she has displayed during the preseason … Mountaineer legacy, as her mother competed gymnastics and her father played football.

Brooklyn DOGGETTE 5-1, Freshman Pickerington, Ohio

Club Gymnastics • Level 10 gymnast at Buckeye Gymnastics • Two-time Junior Olympics National Team qualifier • Finished fifth on uneven bars and sixth in the all-around at the 2013 Region 5 Championships • Finished seventh on bars and 13th on vault, beam and in the all-around at the 2010 Junior Olympic National Invitational Tournament • Region 5 National Team member and finished second in the all-around at the 2009 and 2010 regional championships • Third place, all-around, 2010 Ohio State Championships

Personal • Daughter of Cecil and Becky Doggette • Has two sisters and one brother • Birthday is November 15 • Attended Pickerington High Central • Enrolled in general studies • Father played defensive back for WVU (1990-91), and mother is former Mountaineer gymnast Becky Morrison (1993-94)

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“Mountaineer gymnastics means coming together as a family to push through and win.” Had a phenomenal preseason with Mountaineer gymnastics … coaches expect her to compete in the all-around this year … aggressive gymnastics, especially on the uneven bars … has a ‘wow’ factor … should have an impact on the Mountaineers’ success this season … coaches appreciate her hard work in the gym.

Club Gymnastics

Alexa

GOLDBERG 5-0, Freshman Ivyland, Pa.

• Level 10 gymnast at Central Bucks Gym • Five-time Junior Olympics National Team qualifier • Finished fourth on uneven bars at the 2013 Junior Olympics National Championships • Placed fifth on vault and beam at the 2013 Region 7 Championships • Finished first on bars and second in the allaround and on floor at the 2013 Pennsylvania State Championships • Finished fourth in the all-around at the 2012 Region 7 Championships • Won the uneven bars at the 2011 Region 7 Championships • Finished second on the uneven bars at the 2011 Junior Olympics National Championships and 2011 Pennsylvania State Championships • Finished second in the all-around at the 2012 and 2011 Pennsylvania State Championships

Personal • Daughter of David and Holly Goldberg • Has one sister • Birthday is July 11 • Attended Council Rock High North • Majoring in exercise physiology

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“Mountaineer gymnastics means family and heart. It means support and friendship when times are tough. Mountaineer gymnastics means always striving to do better because we can always climb higher.”

Emma LASKER

5-3, Freshman Akron, N.Y.

“Mountaineer gymnastics means family and heart. It means support and friendship when times are tough. Mountaineer gymnastics means always striving to do better because we can always climb higher.”

Club Gymnastics • Level 10 gymnast at Rochester Gymnastics Academy • Qualified for the 2013 Junior Olympics National Championships • Won vault at the 2013 Region 6 Championships • Finished third on floor and sixth in the allaround at the 2013 Region 6 Championships • Collected five top-five finishes at the 2013 New York State Championships, including a second place all-around finish and a thirdplace showing on vault, beam and floor

Personal

• Daughter of Joseph and Amy Lasker • Has one brother • Birthday is December 3 • Attended Akron High • Majoring in general engineering

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“Mountaineer gymnastics means everything to me. I am so blessed to be a part of such a welcoming, loving and caring family. I can’t wait to climb higher with this team.”

Mackenzie MYERS 5-4, Freshman Middleton, Ma.

Coaches believe her best gymnastics is in front of her … constantly pushing herself to improve … should see time in the floor lineup and will push for a spot on bars … has potential to compete a beautiful beam routine and a solid vault … easy to work with in the gym and carries herself beyond her years.

Club Gymnastics • Level 10 gymnast at Frederick Gymnastics Club • Qualified for the 2012 Junior Olympics National Championships and placed seventh on floor • Finished fourth on beam and fifth on floor and bars at the 2013 Region 7 Championships • Beam champion at the 2013 Maryland State Championships; also placed third in the allaround and on floor • Finished second on floor and sixth on vault at the 2012 Region 7 Championships

Personal • Daughter of Alan and Rita Myers • Has two brothers • Birthday is August 14 • Attended Middletown High • Enrolled in pre-sport and exercise psychology • Brother Connor plays baseball at Old Dominion

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“Mountaineer gymnastics means team and friendship. We are all here for each other, and together, we can get through anything and accomplish everything.” Possesses a beautiful style and a pretty line … could see time in the bars lineup and adds immediate depth … has potential to break into the beam rotation … skills look effortless … easy to work with in the gym … hard worker and fits in well with the Mountaineers.

Rachel SINE

5-3, Freshman Bethlehem, Pa.

Club Gymnastics • Level 10 gymnast at GIRLS CO-OP Gymnastics National Training Center • Junior Olympics National Championships qualifier • Placed second on the uneven bars at the 2012 Pennsylvania State Championships • Finished third on the uneven bars at the 2011 Region 10 Championships • Beam champion, 2011 Pennsylvania State Championships • All-around and bars champion at the 2008 U.S. Challenge

Personal • Daughter of Scott and Jessica Sine • Has three sisters • Birthday is August 8 • Attended Common Wealth Connections Academy • Enrolled in general studies

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“Mountaineer gymnastics means the absolute world to me. I am lucky to be on such an amazing team with some crazy teammates.” Coaches believe she as potential to compete as an all-arounder right away … strengths are floor and vault, but can compete a great beam and bars routine … is a competitor and will fight for a lineup spot … hard worker who takes well to instruction … coaches admire her resiliency … brings a positive attitude to Cary Gym each day.

Nicolette SWOBODA 5-7, Freshman Westbury, N.Y.

Club Gymnastics • Level 10 gymnast at Gold Medal Gymnastics Center • Three-time qualifier for the Junior Olympics National Championships • Finished 10th in the all-around at the 2013 Junior Olympics National Championships • All-around, vault and beam champion at the 2013 Region 6 Championships; also placed second on bars and sixth on floor • First on floor and vault, second in the allaround and on beam, and seventh on bars at the 2013 New York State Championships • Uneven bars champion at the 2012 Region 6 Championships; also placed second in the all-around and on vault, and fourth on beam • Finished 10th on floor at the 2011 Junior Olympics National Championships

Personal • Daughter of John and Nancy Swoboda • Has one sister and two brothers • Birthday is January 24 • Attended W.T. Clarke High • Enrolled in general studies

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2014

WVU

Gymnastics Preview

Back for Seconds

The West Virginia University gymnastics team returns to the gym in 2014 for its second season in the Big 12 Conference. The Mountaineers will take to the road for their first-ever Big 12 regular-season meet away from the WVU Coliseum in February, as the squad will meet Iowa State in Ames, Iowa, on Feb. 7. The team will then face Oklahoma, the 2013 NCAA National Championships runners-up and two-time reigning conference champions, Michigan and Alabama at The Perfect 10 Challenge on Feb. 21, at the Cox Arena, in Oklahoma City. The meet features three top-seven teams, as the Crimson Tide, the 2011 and 2012 national champions, finished third at last year’s championships, and the Wolverines placed seventh. The gymnasts will compete on podium, the first time any current Mountaineer has competed on podium at the collegiate level. Though WVU will not play host to a Big 12 Conference regularseason meet, the Mountaineers will welcome both league opponents to Morgantown, as the 2014 Big 12 Gymnastics Championship is set for Saturday, March 22. It marks the first time a Big 12 Conference Championship will be held on the WVU campus. The Mountaineers are 1-3 all-time in Big 12 action, earning their first victory with a 196.15-194.825 win over Iowa State on Feb. 10, 2013, at the WVU Coliseum.

Road Warriors

The Mountaineers’ 2014 road slate will certainly challenge the team, as the squad will face seven teams that finished ranked in the top 25 of the final 2013 GymInfo Poll. WVU opens at No. 21 Kentucky, with No. 15 Penn State and Ball State, on Jan. 10, before traveling to No. 22 Maryland on Jan. 17.

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Following The Perfect 10 Challenge on Feb. 21, and a home meet against No. 18 Ohio State on March 2, the Mountaineers will travel to Gainesville, Fla., for a dual meet against the defending national champion Florida Gators on March 7. WVU will conclude its road schedule back in College Park, Md., against the Terrapins on March 16. “This is our toughest schedule since I’ve been associated with the program,” says Butts. “This slate has been a long time in the making. It’s a great challenge for the team, but going against this type of competition will only help our road scores. “I maintain that you’re only as good as your competition, and we’re really going to see where this program stands this year. I think it’s great that we will meet a lot of teams that garner national exposure, and I think that motivates our team to do the best it can against top squads. I fully expect the Mountaineers to rise up to the level of these teams.”

Be Our Guest!

The Mountaineers will play host to the annual “Beauty and the Beast” meet on Friday, Feb. 14, at 6 p.m., at the WVU Coliseum. The WVU gymnastics team will compete against former East Atlantic Gymnastics League foe Pitt, while the wrestling team will compete against Clarion simultaneously. A crowd of 2,522 fans, the sixth-best attendance mark in program history, saw the Mountaineers defeat Iowa State, 196.15-194.825, at last year’s “Beauty and the Beast.”

Follow the Leaders

Four seniors return to lead the Mountaineers in 2014: Amanda Carpenter, Hope Sloanhoffer, Erica Smith and Bethany Yurko. Thirdyear coach Jason Butts does not name team captains.

Sloanhoffer’s Last Stand

Senior Hope Sloanhoffer is expected to conclude her career near the top of many Mountaineer all-time lists. The Cornwall, N.Y., native needs less than 10 points to break onto the WVU Top 20 Career Points chart, as she enters the season just outside the list with 1,368.975 points. Having competed in 26 of 38 career meets as an all-arounder, Sloanhoffer ranks No. 4 all-time with 18 39.0+ scores. She paced the Mountaineers in 2013 and earned 468.15 points, the program’s 38thbest single-season point total. Sloanhoffer finished her junior season ranked No. 42 nationally, No. 8 in the Southeast region and No. 6 in the Big 12 in the allaround with a 39.16 regional qualifying score (RQS). One of the team’s strongest beam and vault workers, she also ranked No. 13 regionally (9.83 RQS) and No. 23 (9.81) on each event.

Fresh Skills

Seven newcomers join the Mountaineers this season: sophomore transfer Lindsey Litten (Central Michigan), and freshmen Brooklyn

Doggette, Alexa Goldberg, Emma Lasker, Mackenzie Myers, Rachel Sine and Nicolette Swoboda. Goldberg and Swoboda have potential to see time on all four events, while Litten should provide needed depth to the uneven bars lineup. Additionally, Lasker will push for a spot on the vault lineup, and Myers will push on floor.

Conference Promises Continued Success

Though small, the Big 12 Conference is one of the most respected leagues in NCAA gymnastics. The conference has been represented by at least one team at the National Championships every year since 2002. In that time span, a conference-best three teams have advanced to the NCAA 12-team meet in 2004, 2005, 2006 and 2010. Additionally, in the last 11 years, the conference has sent at least one team to the NCAA Super Six Championships eight times, including two teams in 2006 and 2011. Oklahoma represented the Big 12 in 2013 and finished in second place.

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2014 Schedule Date Teams Sunday, Dec. 8 Gold-Blue Intrasquad Friday, Jan. 10 Kentucky, Penn State, Ball State Friday, Jan. 17 Maryland Sunday, Jan. 26 NC State Sunday, Feb. 2 George Washington, Towson Friday, Feb. 7 Iowa State* Friday, Feb. 14 Pitt $ Friday, Feb. 21 Oklahoma*, Alabama, Michigan Sunday, March 2 Ohio State Friday, March 7 Florida Sunday, March 16 Maryland Saturday, March 22 Big 12 Championship Saturday, April 5 NCAA Regional Championships April 18-20 NCAA National Championships

Location Morgantown, W.Va. Lexington, Ky. College Park, Md. Morgantown, W.Va. Morgantown, W.Va. Ames, Iowa Morgantown, W.Va. Oklahoma City, Okla. Morgantown, W.Va. Gainesville, Fla. College Park, Md. Morgantown, W.Va. TBA Birmingham, Ala.

Time 3 p.m. 7 p.m. 7 p.m. 3 p.m. 3 p.m. 7:30 p.m. 6 p.m. 8 p.m. 3 p.m. 7 p.m. 2 p.m. 4 p.m. TBA TBA

* Big 12 confrence opponent $ “Beauty & the Beast” All times eastern and subject to change

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Event-by-Event Vault

Preview

The Mountaineers’ vault lineup took a big hit with the graduation of Chelsea Goldschrafe, Kaylyn Millick and Alaska Richardson. Often the lineup’s anchor, Richardson tallied four event wins last season and finished the year ranked No. 7 in the Big 12 Conference with a 9.865 regional qualifying score (RQS). Millick ranked No. 9 in the conference with a 9.825 RQS. Despite the departures, WVU returns one of the top vaulters in the nation in sophomore Jaida Lawrence. An All-Big 12 vault honoree, she finished in the top three eight times in 2013, including two separate streaks of three straight wins. Lawrence vaulted below 9.85 twice and finished the year with a team-best 9.863 average and ranked No. 43 nationally with a 9.89 RQS. Also back this season are seniors Hope Sloanhoffer, ranked No. 10 in the Big 12 in 2013 with a 9.81 RQS, and Bethany Yurko, and juniors Dayah Haley and Lia Salzano. Haley has opened the lineup in all but two career meets. “Hope looks better than she has in previous seasons,” says assistant coach Travis Doak. “Jaida is going to be great this year, and Dayah will continue to be a force.” Doak believes the lineup has the potential for explosiveness, noting that senior Erica Smith and freshmen Emma Lasker and Nicolette Swoboda could earn a competition spot this year. “There’s a ton of potential with this unit,” he continues. “By the end of the season, we should be incredible. We may be just okay in January, but I’m excited for the later meets.”

Jaida Lawrence

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beth deal Hope SLOANHOFFER

Uneven Bars

The excitement around the Mountaineers’ 2014 uneven bars lineup has reached a fevered pitch. One of the team’s weaker units over the last few seasons, WVU looks to consistently score 49.0-plus each meet this year. Tops among the lineup’s returners are seniors Erica Smith and Sloanhoffer. The duo ranked No. 24 in the Southeast region in 2013 with 9.78 RQSs. Combined, they tallied eight top-five finishes last year. Additional returners include Haley, Salzano and Lawrence. “Jaida has improved tremendously,” Butts says. “She is cleaner than she was as a freshman. While she built up to a 9.8 score last year, she should be able to attain that score right off the bat this season.” Butts is high on the freshmen’s potential, noting that Alexa Goldberg and Rachel Sine could potentially score 9.8 or better on a weekly basis. Rookies Nicolette Swoboda and Brooklyn Doggette, and sophomore transfer Lindsey Litten also are expected to step into the lineup. “Alexa could anchor this lineup,” says Butts. “She packs a lot of power into her small frame and competes a really exciting routine.”

Balance Beam

The Mountaineer beam lineup was much improved in 2013, scoring 49.0 or better six times, including a seasonbest 49.225 score, their best mark since earning a program-record 49.55 in 2004. Millick, Sloanhoffer and junior Beth Deal all earned season-high scores of 9.875 and were ranked in the conference’s top 10. Of the squad’s final six counters of the 2013 season, only Millick doesn’t return. “Having so many returners is helpful because everyone gained a lot of confidence last year,” says assistant coach Bridget Boyd. In addition to Sloanhoffer and Deal, who will compete a new mount this season, senior Amanda Carpenter, Smith and Salzano should all see time in the

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lineup. Haley gained experience as a sophomore and will push for a lineup spot this year, while Goldberg, Swoboda, sophomores Melissa Idell and Doggette will add depth. “All our newcomers have a unique style that adds a spark of creativity to our presentation this season,” Boyd continues. “Also, Dayah is looking great – unbelievable improvement. “I have a lot of early confidence in this unit. I’m glad we have so many upperclassmen that can compete in this lineup. That will allow us to focus on our three other events.”

ERICA SMITH

DAYAH HALEY

Floor Exercise

The loss of Goldschrafe, Millick and Richardson also will be felt on floor, as they each competed in all but one meet last season. Richardson ranked No. 48 nationally, No. 4 in the Big 12, with a 9.88 RQS, while Millick was the team’s most consistent gymnast and ranked No. 6 in the conference with a 9.875 RQS. Doak is confident that the Mountaineers will maintain their national prominence on floor. “I actually think we may be better than we were in 2013,” he explains. “I have a lot of trust in the athletes that will be competing, and I’m excited in the newcomers’ potential.” Among the newcomers expected to see time this year are Goldberg, Swoboda and freshman Mackenzie Myers. “Nicolette hits,” says Doak. “Alexa is going to be a standout and a crowd favorite.” Haley broke into the lineup last season and competed five times. She brings back her full-in opening pass and is expected to be a season-long contributor this year. Also back are Idell, Lawrence and Sloanhoffer, who will bring back the choreography and music from her freshman season. “Can we replace the scores we lost right off the bat? Probably not,” says Butts. “Hopefully, we’re going to get six consistent 9.8 routines, and I think that will take us further this year. Our routines are stronger this year, and our difficulty level is higher. This is a scary change, but it’s exciting, too.”

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Team Information

at Kentucky 1.10.14 | 7 p.m. School Information

Location: Lexington, Ky. Conference: Southeastern Nickname: Wildcats

Head Coach: Tim Garrison Record at Kentucky: 21-22-1 (two seasons) 2013 Record: 5-4-1, 3-3-1 SEC 2013 Post Season: Fourth Place, NCAA Morgantown Regional Championships Twitter: @UKGymnastics

Media Information

SID Contact: Jake Most Email: Jake.Most@uky.edu Phone: 859-257-8431 www.ukathletics.com

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vs. NC State 1.26.14 | 3 p.m. School Information

Location: Raleigh, N.C. Conference: East Atlantic Gymnastics League Nickname: Wolfpack

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vs. Penn State (at Kentucky) 1.10.14 | 7 p.m. School Information

Location: University Park, Pa. Conference: Big Ten Nickname: Nittany Lions

Head Coach: Jeff Thompson Record at Penn State: 53-23 (three seasons) 2013 Record: 13-5, 4-3 Big 10 2013 Post Season: Fourth Place, NCAA Norman Regional Championships Twitter: @PennStateWGYM

Media Information

SID Contact: Greg Campbell Email: gxc35@psu.edu Phone: 814- 865-1757 www.gopsusports.com

Head Coach: Mark Stevenson Record at NC State: 502-287-2 (33 seasons) 2013 Record: 18-9-1, 5-3-1 EAGL 2013 Post Season: Fifth Place, NCAA Columbus Regionals Championships Twitter: @PackGymnastics

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SID Contact: Todd Lindenmuth Email: wtlinden@ncsu.edu Phone: 919-515-2102 www.gopack.com

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vs. George Washington 2.2.14 | 3 p.m. School Information

Location: Washington, D.C. Conference: East Atlantic Gymnastics League Nickname: Colonials

Head Coach: Margie Foster-Cunningham Record at George Washington: 501-446 (28 seasons) 2013 Record: 19-18, 8-11 EAGL 2013 Post Season: Fourth Place, EAGL Championship Twitter: @GWGymnastics

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SID Contact: Dan DiVeglio Email: d.diveglio@gmail.com Phone: 202-994-0339 www.gwsports.com Nickname: Tigers

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vs. Ball State (at Kentucky) 1.10.14 | 7 p.m. School Information

Location: Muncie, Ind. Conference: Mid-American Nickname: Cardinals

Head Coach: Joanna Saleem Record at Ball State: First Season 2013 Record: 6-11, 3-3 MAC Twitter: @BallStateGYM

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SID Contact: Joe Hernandez Email: jhernand@bsu.edu Phone: 765-285-8242 www.ballstatesports.com

vs. Towson 2.2.14 | 3 p.m. School Information

Location: Towson, Md. Conference: East Atlantic Gymnastics League

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at Maryland 1.17.14 | 7 p.m. & 3.16.14 | 2 p.m. School Information

Location: College Park, Md. Conference: East Atlantic Gymnastics League Nickname: Terrapins

Head Coach: Brett Nelligan Record at Maryland: 78-49-1 (four seasons) 2013 Record: 24-4-1, EAGL 17-2-1 2013 Post Season: Fourth Place, NCAA Gainesville Regional Championships Twitter: @TerpsGymnastics

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SID Contact: Matt Bertram Email: mbertram@umd.edu Phone: 301-314-8093 www.umterps.com

Head Coach: Vicki Chliszczyk Record at Towson: 52-42 (three seasons) 2013 Record: 12-22, 0-16 EAGL 2013 Post-Season: Eighth place, EAGL Championship Twitter: @Towson_GYM

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SID Contact: Dan O’Connell Email: doconnell@towson.edu Phone: 410-704-3102 www.townsontigers.com

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at Iowa State 2.7.14 | 7:30 p.m. School Information

Location: Ames, Iowa Conference: Big 12 Nickname: Cyclones

Head Coach: Jay Ronayne Record at Iowa State: 49-89 (seven seasons) 2013 Record: 5-12, 1-3 Big 12 2013 Post Season: Third Place, NCAA Tuscaloosa Regional Championships Twitter: @CycloneGym

Media Information

SID Contact: Patrick Tarbox Email: pmtarbox@iastate.edu Phone: 515-294-3372 www.cyclones.com

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Nickname: Panthers

Team Information

Team Information

vs. Pitt 2.14.14 | 6 p.m. School Information

Location: Pittsburgh, Pa. Conference: East Atlantic Gymnastics League

Head Coach: Debbie Yohman Record at Pitt: 298-404-1 (28th season) 2013 Record: 18-13, 4-7 EAGL 2013 Post Season: Fifth Place, NCAA Gainesville Regional Championships Twitter: @PittGymnasts

Media Information

SID Contact: Mendy Nestor Email: mnestor@athletics.pitt.edu www.pittsburghpanthers.com Phone: 412-648-8240

vs. Ohio State 3.2.14 | 3 p.m. School Information

Location: Columbus, Ohio Conference: Big Ten Nickname: Buckeyes

Team Information

vs. Oklahoma (at Oklahoma City) 2.21.14 | 8 p.m. School Information

Location: Norman, Okla. Conference: Big 12 Nickname: Sooners

at Florida

Media Information

School Information

Team Information

vs. Alabama

(at Oklahoma City) 2.21.14 | 8 p.m. School Information

Location: Tuscaloosa, Ala. Conference: Southeastern Nickname: Crimson Tide

Head Coach: Sarah Patterson Record at Alabama: 428-95-5 (35 seasons) 2013 Record: 13-3-1, 11-3-1 SEC 2013 Post Season: Third Place, NCAA National Championships Twitter: @BamaGymnastics

Media Information SID Contact: Roots Woodruff Email: rwoodruff@ia.ua.edu Phone: 205-348-6084 www.rolltide.com Team Information

vs. Michigan (at Oklahoma City) 2.21.14 | 8 p.m. School Information

Location: Ann Arbor, Mich. Conference: Big Ten Nickname: Wolverines

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Head Coach: Bev Plocki Record at Michigan: 616-214-2 (24 seasons) 2013 Record: 29-2, 17-2 Big 10 2013 Post Season: Seventh Place, NCAA National Championships Twitter: @umichigangym

Media Information

SID Contact: Brad Rudner Email: brudner@umich.edu Phone: 734-647-4237 www.mgoblue.com

Media Information

SID Contact: Brett Rybak Email: rybak.13@osu.edu Phone: 614-292-1112 www.ohiostatebuckeyes.com

Team Information

Head Coach: K.J. Kindler Record at Oklahoma: 171-46-2 (seven seasons) 2013 Record: 21-1, 4-0 Big 12 2013 Post Season: Second Place, NCAA National Championships Twitter: @OU_WGymnastics

SID Contact: Makayla Hipke Email: mhipke@ou.edu Phone: 405-325-8372 www.soonersports.com

Head Coach: Carey Fagan Record at Ohio State: 69-56-1 (nine seasons) 2013 Record: 9-9, 6-8 Big 10 2013 Post Season: Fourth Place, NCAA Columbus Regional Championships Twitter: @ohiostate_WGYM

3.7.14 | 7 p.m.

Location: Gainesville, Fla. Conference: Southeastern Nickname: Gators

Head Coach: Rhonda Faehn Record at Florida: 187-41-2 (11 seasons) 2013 Record: 15-2, 6-1 SEC 2013 Post Season: First Place, NCAA National Championships Twitter: @GatorZoneGym Media Information SID Contact: Mary Howard Email: maryh@gators.ufl.edu Phone: 352-375-6110 www.gatorzone.com

82....................................... Season Recap 84................................................Statistics 85........................................ Season Highs 86........................................Meet-by-Meet 87............................. Chelsea Goldschrafe 88.........................................Kaylyn Millick 90.................................Alaska Richardson

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2013 Gymnastics

Review

2013 WVU Gymnastics Results (13-9, 1-3 Big 12) Date Jan. 11 Jan. 19 Jan. 25 Feb. 1 Feb. 10 Feb. 17 Feb. 24 March 3 March 10 March 15

Opponent Result at Pitt W at No. 15 Utah L No. 23 Oregon State L No. 20 Southern Utah W at No. 24 NC State L No. 2 Oklahoma* L Western Michigan W William & Mary W Iowa State*! W at No. 18 Maryland L Rutgers W No. 3 Michigan L New Hampshire W Towson W No. 13 Denver L George Washington W Temple W at George Washington W Maryland W Rutgers W

WVU (ranking) Opponent 194.675 193.55 192.125 (22) 196.95 195.95 191.05 195.15 195.2 196.05 197.375 192.475 192.225 196.15 194.825 195.775 196.175 195.05 196.55 (25) 196.925 194.875 193.15 196.375 (16) 196.8 195.3 191.625 195.45 (21) 194.5 96.05 (21) 194.8 194.175

Attend. 852 14,917 1,025 1,881 2,522 NA 1,074 930 NA 1,385

* - Big 12 Meet ! – “Beauty & the Beast”

March 23 Big 12 Championship (Ames, Iowa)

April 6 NCAA Morgantown Regional Championships

1.) No. 2 Oklahoma 197.2 2.) Iowa State 196.175 3.) No. 25 West Virginia 194.675

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

Attendance: 1,307

Michigan Illinois Nebraska Kentucky West Virginia North Carolina

Attendance: 1,836

196.725 196.025 195.875 195.575 194.475 194.35

Uncharted Territory

For the first time in program history, the Mountaineers scored 196.0+ in every home meet at the WVU Coliseum in 2013. WVU tallied a season-best 196.55 on Feb. 24 in a second-place effort against No. 3 Michigan, New Hampshire and Towson; the mark was the 10th-best score in program history. The team followed that up with a 196.375 score, its second-best mark of the season, in a second-place finish against No. 13 Denver, George Washington and Temple on March 3. That score ranks No. 13 in program history. WVU first topped the threshold on Feb. 1, as the squad earned 196.05 in a second-place effort in its home opener against No. 2 Oklahoma, Western Michigan and William & Mary. The Mountaineers came back the next week and bested the mark with a 196.15 showing in a victory over Iowa State, the team’s first Big 12 Conference win. Those scores rank No. 22 and No. 20, respectively, in program history. WVU matched its No. 22-best score with a 196.05 showing in wins over Maryland and Rutgers in its regular-season finale on March 15. The 2004 WVU team was the only squad to score more than five 196.0+ marks in a season, as those Mountaineers earned six that year, including three scores of 197.0 or better.

NCAA Morgantown Regional Championships

The Mountaineers finished their 2013 campaign in front of the WVU faithful, as the squad played host to the 2013 NCAA Morgantown Regional Championships on April 6 at the WVU Coliseum. WVU finished fifth with a score of 194.475. Alaska Richardson earned the highest finish of any Mountaineer, as she tied for second on floor with a 9.875 mark, just missing an individual qualification for the NCAA National Championships. Kaylyn Millick tied for ninth overall with a 39.0 mark, while Hope Sloanhoffer tallied 38.9 and finished 12th. The Mountaineers have earned 35 regional championships berths and 30 in NCAA competition. The meet was the eighth regional championships held in Morgantown since 1983.

ALASKA RICHARDSON

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KAYLYN MILLICK

Climbing the Chart

The Mountaineers were ranked in the 2013 GymInfo Poll six times, including a season-best No. 16 in the Feb. 25 poll. After earning a No. 24 ranking in the preseason coaches’ poll, WVU jumped to No. 22 on Jan. 14 before falling out. A four-week battle pushed the Mountaineers back in at No. 25 on Feb. 18. Following its season-best mark, the team dropped to No. 21 for two straight weeks and was ranked No. 25 on March 18.

Challenging Slate

The Mountaineers faced one of their toughest schedules ever in 2013. Prior to its fifth-place showing at the NCAA Morgantown Regional Championships, WVU ended the season at 1-7 against ranked opponents. The team’s only win was a 192.125-191.05 victory over then-No. 20 Southern Utah at Utah on Jan. 19; the Mountaineers were ranked No. 22 at the time. WVU competed against three top-10 teams, including Oklahoma twice, and faced seven squads ranked in the top 20.

Millick Makes Most of Final Season

Kaylyn Millick rode the hottest scoring streak of her three-year Mountaineer career in 2013, as the senior tallied eight scores of 39.0 or better in her final nine meets, including a career-best score of 39.4 on Feb. 1. Millick won four of her final eight all-around competitions and finished second at the Big 12 Gymnastics Championships with a 39.2 score. For her achievement, she was named to the All-Big 12 Championship Team, the first such honor for a Mountaineer gymnast. Millick reached the podium a team-best 23 times in 2013 and set or matched career highs on all four events: vault (9.85), bars (9.9), beam (9.875) and floor (9.95).

All-Conference Talent

Jaida Lawrence was named to the 2013 All-Big 12 Gymnastics Team, the first and only Mountaineer gymnast to earn the award. She earned a vault recognition based on her 9.89 RQS, the third-best mark in the conference prior to the Big 12 Championships. Lawrence scored 9.875 or better eight times in 2013, including a career-best 9.9 four times. She won the individual title six times and put together two separate streaks of three straight victories. Lawrence also was named the Big 12 Newcomer of the Week twice.

Earning Respect

Three Mountaineer gymnasts earned a combined six Big 12 Conference weekly awards in 2013. Alaska Richardson was named the Big 12 Event Specialist of the Week a conference-best three times, while Jaida Lawrence scored the Big 12 Newcomer of the Week honor twice. Additionally, Hope Sloanhoffer was the first Mountaineer to earn the Big 12 Gymnast of the Week tag, as she scored the award on March 5.

Mountaineer Nation

The WVU gymnastics team set multiple attendance records in 2013. A season-best 2,522 fans, the sixth-best mark in program history, were in attendance for the second-ever “Beauty & the Beast” meet vs. Iowa State on Feb. 10, while 1,881 fans, the 10th-largest Coliseum crowd for a gymnastics meet, were on hand for the Mountaineers’ home season-opener against No. 2 Oklahoma, Western Michigan and William & Mary on Feb. 1. Additionally, 1,836 fans came out to the Coliseum for the NCAA Morgantown Regional Championships on April 6. WVU finished the year ranked No. 27 nationally, boasting a home average attendance mark of 1,558.4.

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2013

Statistics

Att. Avg. RQS Vault Chelsea Goldschrafe 8 9.681 9.675

National Ranking (Top 50)

Regional Ranking (Top 25)

--

--

--

9.89

T43

T9

5

9.865

--

13

Dayah Haley

12

9.731

9.77

Kaylyn Millick

11

9.807

9.825

9.692

--

Jaida Lawrence Alaska Richardson Lia Salzano

12

11 3

9.863

9.852

Hope Sloanhoffer

12

TEAM

12

49.075 49.15

Uneven Bars Amanda Carpenter

3

9.342

Bethany Yurko

Gina Costa

3

9.804

9.733

9.81 --

--

--

--

--

--

--

T21

--

Big 12 Ranking (Top 10)

--

18 --

23 --

4

--

4 9.463 -- -- --

9

7

--

10

-2

---

Chelsea Goldschrafe 5 9.71 -- -- --

--

Jaida Lawrence

--

Dayah Haley

10

9.532

Kaylyn Millick

12

9.69

Lia Salzano

11

--

--

9.82

--

16

--

T24

--

--

9.715

2

9.063

--

11

9.641

12

Bethany Yurko

2

TEAM

12

Balance Beam Amanda Carpenter

11

Beth Deal

9.7

9.614

Hope Sloanhoffer Erica Smith

9

9.742

9.78

9.65

--

9.78

48.545 48.71

9.67

9.725

9.775

9.805

--

--

--

46

--

--

--

--

8

--

--

T24

--

6

--

20

Chelsea Goldschrafe 3 9.35 -- -- --

Dayah Haley

1 9.725 -- -- --

--

--

3

--

10 ---

Kaylyn Millick

12

9.75

9.825

--

15

Lia Salzano

12

9.667

9.795

--

T22

Erica Smith

9

12

9.675

9.775

48.739 48.99

--

21

--

--

7

9.729

9.745

--

--

--

Alaska Richardson 3 9.533 -- -- -- Hope Sloanhoffer TEAM

Floor Exercise Makenzie Bristol

12

Chelsea Goldschrafe

12

Melissa Idell

10

Kaylyn Millick

12

Hope Sloanhoffer

12

Dayah Haley Jaida Lawrence Alaska Richardson TEAM

9.704

9.754

9.83

9.785

--

--

T13 3

--

5 9.595 -- -- -- 9.69

9.78

--

--

9.829

9.875

--

T9

9.763

9.805

3

9.692

11

9.857

12

49.007

All-Around Kaylyn Millick

11

39.061

TEAM

12

195.366

Hope Sloanhoffer

84

--

12

39.013

--

--

--

9

--

--

8

2

---

--

--

6

9.88

T49

49.1

T26

--

--

39.3

27

4

4

195.78

26

4

2

39.16

42

8

T4

4

2

8

--

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2013

Season Highs

Team Season Highs Event Score

Opponent(s)

Location

Date

Iowa State

Morgantown, W.Va.

2/10

Morgantown, W.Va.

2/24

Morgantown, W.Va.

2/24

Vault

49.25

Michigan, New Hampshire, Towson

Beam

49.225

Denver, George Washington, Temple

Bars

Floor Total

49.2

49.225

Michigan, New Hampshire, Towson

Individual Season Highs Makenzie Bristol

Morgantown, W.Va.

Michigan, New Hampshire, Towson

196.55

Vault Bars -- --

Morgantown, W.Va.

Beam --

Floor 9.825 (2/24) (3/15)

2/24

3/3

All-Around --

Amanda Carpenter

--

9.7 (3/15)

9.825 (2/1) (2/17)

--

--

Gina Costa

--

9.8 (2/10)

--

--

--

Beth Deal

--

--

9.875 (2/24)

--

--

Chelsea Goldschrafe

9.8 (1/11)

9.775 (3/3) (4/6)

9.65 (1/11)

9.85 (3/3)

-(3/10)

Dayah Haley

9.825 (2/10)

9.775 (2/24) (3/3)

9.725 (3/3)

9.775 (3/10)

---

Melissa Idell

--

--

--

9.8 (2/1) (2/24)

--

Jaida Lawrence

9.9 (2/1) (2/17) (2/24) (3/15)

9.8 (2/10)

--

9.75 (1/11)

--

Kaylyn Millick

9.85 (2/10) (2/24) (3/23)

9.9 (2/17)

9.875 (2/1)

9.95 (2/24)

39.4 (2/1)

Alaska Richardson

9.925 (2/17)

--

9.775 (2/1)

9.925 (2/24)

--

Lia Salzano

9.75 (3/10)

9.625 (1/11)

9.85 (2/24) (3/3)

--

--

Hope Sloanhoffer

9.85 (2/24)

9.875 (2/10)

9.875 (3/3) (3/15)

9.9 (2/1)

--

9.85 (2/10)

9.85 (3/3)

--

--

9.775 (2/10)

9.675 (1/25)

--

--

--

Erica Smith Bethany Yurko

39.3 (2/1)

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2013 Meet – by – Meet Vault

1/11 1/19 1/25 2/1 2/10 2/17 2/24 3/3 3/10 3/15

Chelsea Goldschrafe

9.8 9.6 9.475 -- --

Dayah Haley

Jaida Lawrence Kaylyn Millick

9.7

9.75

9.75

9.8

9.725

9.85

9.725

9.625

--

9.8

9.875

--

-- 9.6 9.65 9.775 9.75

9.825 9.775 9.8 9.725 9.8

9.9 9.875 9.9

--

--

9.65

Hope Sloanhoffer

9.825

9.8

9.775

TEAM

48.925

49.05

48.825

Bethany Yurko

Uneven Bars Amanda Carpenter

Gina Costa

--

--

--

9.675 9.8 --

49.0

9.7

9.6

--

9.8

--

9.8

--

--

9.75 -- --

--

--

--

--

--

--

--

--

--

--

--

--

--

9.825

9.8

9.8

--

49.225 49.25 49.05 49.025 49.175

9.8 8.825 9.475 --

9.75

9.85

--

--

--

49.1 49.025

1/11 1/19 1/25 2/1 2/10 2/17 2/24 3/3 3/10 3/15

--

9.8

9.75

9.85 9.775

9.9

9.85 9.775 9.8 9.825

9.775 9.725 9.7 -- 49.2

4/6

9.9 9.875 9.875 9.9 9.85 9.825

9.85 9.825 9.85 9.8 9.8 9.775

Alaska Richardson 9.825 9.85 9.8 9.825 9.85 9.925 9.85 9.875 -- Lia Salzano

3/23

3/23

4/6

9.7 9.675 8.65 --

--

--

Chelsea Goldschrafe -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 9.775 9.725 9.675

9.725

9.65

9.8 9.65 9.75 9.7 9.675 9.725

8.95

--

Dayah Haley

9.675 8.925 9.7 9.725 9.375 9.625 9.775

Lia Salzano

9.625 8.5 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

Hope Sloanhoffer Erica Smith

Bethany Yurko TEAM

9.625

9.7

--

9.775

Kaylyn Millick

9.4

9.775 9.05

Jaida Lawrence

--

8.975 9.675 9.775 9.825 9.875 9.9 9.8 9.3 9.825 9.75 9.725

9.725

--

--

9.775 48.575

9.675 47.4

9.675

9.775

9.775 --

9.875 9.8

9.75 9.825 --

9.825 9.775 9.65 9.675

9.775

9.85 9.6 9.75 9.8 9.775 9.775

9.675 9.625 -- -- -- -- -- -- 48.6

48.775

9.7

49.2 48.575 48.9 48.825 48.65 48.625

8.6

--

--

9.625 9.675

--

47.875 48.475

Balance Beam

1/11 1/19 1/25 2/1 2/10 2/17 2/24 3/3 3/10 3/15

Amanda Carpenter

9.45

Chelsea Goldschrafe

9.65 9.25 9.15 -- -- -- -- -- -- --

Kaylyn Millick

9.775

9.175

9.825

Lia Salzano

9.65

9.8

9.7

Erica Smith

9.625

9.15

9.775

49.225 48.775 49.025

48.975

48.45

Floor Exercise

1/11 1/19 1/25 2/1 2/10 2/17 2/24 3/3 3/10 3/15

3/23

4/6

Beth Deal

--

9.275 --

9.8 --

9.825 9.75 9.825 9.8 -- 9.7 9.75 9.75

9.85

9.8

--

--

--

--

9.875 9.825 9.8

9.75 9.85

9.275

9.85 9.85 9.7 9.8

9.775 9.7 9.125 -- -- 9.725

9.775

9.7

9.875 9.8 9.775 9.05

Dayah Haley -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 9.725 -- Alaska Richardson

3/23

9.7

--

9.8

9.8

-- --

9.825

--

--

4/6 9.5

9.825

---

9.8 --

9.75 9.125

Hope Sloanhoffer 9.15 9.65 9.75 9.825 9.325 9.8 9.8 9.875 9.85 9.875 9.8 9.75 TEAM

Makenzie Bristol

48.15

--

47.15

--

48.85

--

--

49.05

--

48.85

--

--

--

49.0

9.75

9.75

49.075

9.85 9.75 9.8

9.8 9.575

9.825 9.8 9.7 9.825 9.65 9.55

Chelsea Goldschrafe 9.675 9.725 9.75 9.725 9.725 9.75 9.825 9.85 9.85 9.65 9.75 9.775 Dayah Haley

-- -- 9.725 -- 9.725 --

-- -- 9.775 --

Melissa Idell

9.775

9.65

9.775

9.8 9.65 9.775 9.8 9.75 9.15 9.775

Kaylyn Millick

9.825

9.75

9.825

9.9

Hope Sloanhoffer

9.775

9.625

9.8

Jaida Lawrence

9.75 9.6 -- 9.725 -- -- -- -- -- -- 9.825

9.825

9.95 9.925 9.9

Alaska Richardson 9.9 9.775 9.7 9.9 9.85 9.85 9.925 9.9 TEAM

49.025

38.325

38.4

TEAM

194.675

192.125

48.875

--

9.85 9.9

9.9 9.775 9.775 9.625 9.8 9.775 9.875

49.225

48.9

48.975

49.325 49.275 49.0

49.225

1/11 1/19 1/25 2/1 2/10 2/17 2/24 3/3 3/10 3/15

38.475

BOLD – season high

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48.525

All-Around Kaylyn Millick

Hope Sloanhoffer

9.575 9.175

38.8

--

39.0

195.15

39.4 39.375 39.35 39.35 38.875 39.225 39.175

39.3 38.775 39.175 39.1 39.225 39.075 39.25

196.05

196.15

Gold Framed – dropped score

195.775

196.55 196.375 195.45 196.05

--

--

9.775

9.6

9.7

9.725

3/23

4/6

--

--

9.85 9.875

48.725 48.525

39.2

39.075

39.0 38.9

194.675 194.475

Chelsea

SENIOR CLASS

GOLDSCHRAFE 2010-13 · Franklin Lakes, N.J.

Gymnast who naturally took to the sport … coaches believe she ended her career with a lot of confidence … Mountaineers could always depend on her to hit her routines … only gymnast in 2013 class that consistently competed all four years at WVU … led team with strong work ethic … saw first career all-around action in 2012 … handled early career success with poise … comes from a nationally known club that produces successful collegiate gymnasts.

At West Virginia in 2013

• Competed in all 12 meets, eight as a multi-event athlete, and scored 271.1 points, the third-best team total • Academic All-Big 12 Gymnastics Team • Scored 9.75 or better on floor seven times

of 9.782 was second best on team • Beam RQS of 9.755 and season average of 9.642 • Floor RQS of 9.77 and season average of 9.687

At West Virginia in 2011

• Tied for third place on vault at Pitt (1/11) with a season-best 9.8 showing; also scored a season-high 9.65 on beam

• Multi-event specialist that saw action in all 13 meets

• Made season debut on bars vs. Denver (3/3) and tallied a career-best 9.775; also matched floor career high of 9.85 and finished fifth

• Made career vault debut two meets into season and scored 9.7 or better in all but two attempts

• Scored a career-best 9.85 on floor in consecutive weeks and finished fourth at George Washington (3/10) • Matched her season-best vault score of 9.8 at the NCAA Morgantown Regional Championships (4/6) • Bars season average of 9.71 ranked No. 2 on team, while floor season average of 9.754 ranked No. 4

At West Virginia in 2012

• Competed as a multi-event athlete in all 13 meets and earned first career all-around action • All-EAGL Second Team Vault • NACGC/W Scholastic All-America • EAGL All-Academic Team

• EAGL Specialist of the Week (2/7) • Earned 348.3 points, the fourth-best team total

• Consistent beam worker and opened lineup in all but one meet • Won floor at Penn State quad meet (2/6) with 9.775 score • Placed second on beam at Ohio State (2/12) with season-best score of 9.825 • Strong showing at EAGL Championship (3/19), tallying career-best scores on floor (9.85) and vault (9.825) and finishing in fifth and 11th place, respectively • Beam RQS of 9.74 ranked No. 23 in region, while vault RQS of 9.785 ranked No. 24

At West Virginia in 2010

• Competed in 12 meets, 10 as a two-event specialist on beam and floor

• Finished season with 396.525 points, fourth-best team total

• EAGL Rookie of the Week (2/22)

• Set or matched career highs on vault, bars and floor

• Set career-high 9.85 beam mark, finishing second overall, and scored 9.75 on floor at Penn State (2/20)

• Scored a career-best 9.85 on vault four times • Reached the podium six times • Reached the podium three times against George Washington and Towson (1/29), finishing second on floor (9.825) and third on vault (9.825) and beam (9.8) • Set career-best vault mark with a second place, 9.85 showing against Ohio State, Auburn and Ball State (2/12) • Scored a career-best 39.05 and finished second at New Hampshire (2/25) • Vault RQS ranked No. 19 in the Southeast region, No. 10 in the EAGL; vault season average

• Earned 210.425 points

Career Highs

Vault Uneven Bars Balance Beam Floor Exercise All-Around

9.85 9.775 9.85 9.85 39.05

• Earned first collegiate win with 9.75 floor routine against Bowling Green (3/6) • Finished second on floor against Bridgeport (3/19) and set career-high mark with 9.825 points • Owned a floor RQS of 9.73 and beam RQS of 9.63

Club Gymnastics

• Three-time Junior Olympic national competitor from Northstars Gymnastics • Tied for 19th place in all-around at 2008 level 10 Junior Olympic National Championships • Finished in the top 20 at nationals in consecutive seasons

Personal

• Daughter of Neil and Susan Goldschrafe • Has one brother and one sister • Birthday is November 4 • State champion at Ramapo High • Earned marketing degree • Dean’s List • Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll

Career Statistics

Year Meets AA Total Points 2013 12 0 271.1 2012 13 3 396.525 2011 13 0 348.3 2010 12 0 210.425 Totals 50 3 1,226.35

four times (last at 2012 Auburn NCAA Regional Championships) vs. Denver, George Washington and Temple at Penn State at George Washington vs. Denver, George Washington and Temple at 2011 EAGL Championship (Washington, D.C.) at New Hampshire

4/7/12 3/3/13 2/20/10 3/10/13 3/3/13 3/19/11 2/25/12

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Kaylyn

SENIOR CLASS

MILLICK

2011-13 · Washington, Pa.

Talented gymnast who transferred from Eastern Michigan after one season and found a home at WVU… competed the best gymnastics of her career as a senior … matched or set career bests numbers on all four events and the all-around as a senior … team learned from her persistence and will to never settle … built off the confidence gained near end of junior year … valued, trusted team leader … one of the team’s most consistent bars and floor workers … rarely scored below a 9.8 on floor.

At West Virginia in 2013

• Finished second in the all-around at the Big 12 Championship (3/23) with a 39.2 mark, earning her All-Big 12 Championship Team honors; also scored a career-best 9.85 on vault

• First-ever WVU gymnast to earn a spot on the All-Big 12 Championship Team (all-around)

• Ranked No. 27 nationally, No. 4 in the Southeast region and No. 4 in the Big 12 in the all-around (39.3)

• Earned Linda Burdette-Good Award as team’s Most Valuable Gymnast

• Academic All-Big 12 Gymnastics Team • Competed in all 12 meets, 11 as an all-arounder, and scored 459.1 points, the second-best team total • Career-best bars (9.9), beam (9.875) and floor (9.95) marks were team’s top scores in each event • Reached the podium a team-best 23 times • Dropped two scores all season • Scored 9.8 or better a combined 31 times • Won beam outright at Pitt (1/11) with a 9.775 score • Reached the podium on every event she competed at NC State (1/25), finishing first on bars (9.775) and beam (9.825), and second on floor (9.825) • Scored a career-best 39.4 and finished third overall against Oklahoma (2/1); night included a third place, 9.9 showing on floor and a career-best 9.875 score on beam • Earned first all-around win of the season against Iowa State (2/10) with a 39.375 score; also finished first on bars (9.875), second on vault with a career-best 9.85 and third on beam (9.825)

• Ranked No. 15 in the region, No. 9 in the Big 12, on beam (9.825 RQS) • Ranked No. 16 in the region, No. 8 in the Big 12, on bars (9.82 RQS) • Ranked No. 18 in the region, No. 9 in the Big 12, on vault (9.825 RQS) • Beam season average of 9.75 ranked No. 1 on team, while floor season average of 9.829 ranked No. 2

• Shone at the Maryland quad-meet (2/18), winning bars with a career-best 9.9 • Finished third in upset win over Arkansas (3/10) with a 39.175 • Matched career high and tied for second overall with a 9.9 floor score at EAGL Championship (3/24) • Placed 10th in the all-around at the NCAA Auburn Regional (4/7) with a career-best 39.225 score; night included a career-best 9.825 mark on vault • Bars RQS of 9.83 ranked No. 5 in the EAGL, No. 15 in the Southeast region • All-around RQS of 38.92 ranked No. 11 regionally, No. 7 in the EAGL

• Ranked No. 3 on team on vault and bars with season averages of 9.807 and 9.69, respectively

• Regionally ranked on beam (No. 21, 9.77 RQS) and floor (No. 17, 9.83 RQS)

At West Virginia in 2012

• Bars season average of 9.765 ranked No. 1 on team, while beam (9.666) and floor (9.8) season averages ranked No. 2

• Competed in all 13 meets, eight as an all-arounder, and earned 428.4 points, the thirdbest team total • All-EAGL First Team Bars and All-Around • All-EAGL Second Team Beam and Floor • EAGL All-Academic Team

• Won her second straight all-around title with a 39.35 score at Maryland (2/17); also won bars with a career-best 9.9 showing

• EAGL Gymnast of the Week (3/13)

• Became the first Mountaineer to score 9.95 or better on floor since 2009 with a winning, career-best 9.95 score against Michigan (2/24); finished first overall (39.35)

• Set or matched career highs on each event, including the all-around

• Finished first on floor vs. Denver (3/3) with a 9.925 mark

• Never dropped a score on bars or floor

• Reached the podium four times at George Washington (3/10), finishing first overall (39.225) and on bars (9.825), and second on floor (9.9) and vault (9.8)

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• Ranked No. 9 in the region, No. 6 in the Big 12, on floor (9.875 RQS)

Washington and Towson (1/29), finishing first on beam (9.85), second on floor (9.825) and third on bars (9.775)

• Career-best 9.9s on bars and floor were the team’s top scores on each apparatus

• Reached the podium 14 times and earned three event wins • Made season floor and beam debuts against Rutgers (1/15) and finished first (9.8) and second (9.75), respectively • Saw the podium three times against George

At West Virginia in 2011

• Had immediate impact on team’s success in first season as a Mountaineer • NACGC/W Scholastic All-America • EAGL All-Academic Team • Competed in all 13 meets, five as an all-arounder, and earned 402.8 points, the second-best team total • Proved invaluable in floor lineup, earning six scores of 9.8 or better • Career-best floor score of 9.9, earned on Jan. 29 in wins over Pitt and Rutgers, was the team’s best individual floor score of season • Strong in Mountaineer debut, scoring a season-best 9.825 on beam and finishing second overall against Missouri at Cancun Classic (1/7)

• Career night in WVU Coliseum debut against Michigan State (1/14), scoring career bests on vault (9.8) and bars (9.75) and finishing first and sixth, respectively

Personal

• Tallied career-best 9.9 floor mark in event victory over Pitt and Rutgers (1/29)

• Birthday is October 29

• Earned highest finish of team at NCAA Southeast Regional Championships (4/2), placing fifth on floor with 9.85 score

• Daughter of Howie and Michele Millick • Has one sister

• Continues to work toward degree in exercise physiology • President’s List • Dean’s List

• Member of the National Honor Society at Trinity High

• Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll

• Floor RQS of 9.815, the third-best team mark, ranked No. 19 in Southeast region, while beam RQS of 9.76, the second-best team mark, ranked No. 20

At Eastern Michigan in 2010

• Left name in Eagle record book after just one season and ranked eighth (39.0) on the EMU alltime all-around scores list and ninth (9.85) on the EMU all-time beam score list • NACGC/W Scholastic All-America • Was the top EMU all-arounder as a freshman • Nominated for the 2010 MAC Gymnast and Freshman of the Year awards • Ranked No. 21 in region with a 38.76 RQS and earned an individual all-around qualification to the 2010 NCAA Central Regional Championships • Finished ninth in all-around at the MAC Championships with a 38.475 score • Finished first in all-around at final three regular-season meets • Tallied a career high all-around score of 39.0 in first year of collegiate gymnastics • Owned season-high marks of 9.85 on beam and 9.825 on floor • Ranked sixth (9.765 RQS) and seventh (38.76 RQS) in the MAC on the beam and all-around, respectively; those marks also ranked 27th and 21st regionally

Club Gymnastics

• Two-time national qualifier while competing under Karen Clark and Scotty Miller at Gym Dandy’s • Two-time state champion • Highest club all-around score was 38.25 • Attended same club gym as former Mountaineer Alyssa DeSantis

Career Statistics

Year Meets AA Total Points 2013 12 11 459.1 2012 13 8 428.4 2011 13 5 402.8 Totals 38 24 1,290.3

Career Highs

Vault Uneven Bars Balance Beam Floor Exercise All-Around

9.85 9.9 9.875 9.95 39.4

at 2013 Big 12 Championship (Ames, Iowa) vs. Michigan, New Hampshire and Towson vs. Iowa State at Maryland with Rutgers at Maryland with Rutgers and William & Mary vs. Iowa State vs. Michigan, New Hampshire and Towson vs. Oklahoma, Western Michigan and William & Mary

3/23/13 2/24/13 2/10/13 2/17/13 2/18/12 2/10/13 2/24/13 2/1/13

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Alaska

SENIOR CLASS

RICHARDSON 2010-13 · DAYTON, OHIO

Nationally ranked floor worker and one of the NCAA’s most powerful vaulters … coaches loved her fun gymnastics and the energy she brought to the team … confidence level grew with each season and she graduated hitting her full potential with 100 percent commitment … dedication to improvement empowered her gymnastics … broke into beam lineup as a senior … explosive and exciting to watch.

At West Virginia in 2013

• Earned a league-best three Big 12 Conference Event Specialist of the Week honors • Competed as a multi-event gymnasts in 11 meets and scored 245.4 points • Career-best 9.925 vault score was team’s top mark on event • Scored 9.8 or better on vault in every meet • Reached the podium 13 times • Tied for wins on vault (9.825) and floor (9.9) in season opener at Pitt (1/11)

• Reached the podium 12 times

• EAGL All-Academic Team

• Tied for vault win against Rutgers (1/15) with 9.875 mark

• Finished third overall on vault against Ohio State (2/12) with 9.775 points, the meet’s second-best score

• Won floor at Bowling Green (1/21) with a 9.85 score

• Earned second third-place vault finish in three weeks and set then-career best mark with 9.8 effort against Bowling Green (3/6)

• Tied for first on vault (9.875) against George Washington and Towson (1/29) • Won floor at Denver quad-meet (3/3) with a 9.875 routine • Scored a career-best 9.9 and tied for floor win against Arkansas (3/10); also paced team with second place, 9.875 vault

• Matched career-best vault mark of 9.8 and finished third overall against Bridgeport (3/19) • Owned a 9.76 vault RQS and compiled a 9.703 season average

• Scored a team-best 9.85 on floor at LSU (3/16) and finished third overall

Club Gymnastics

• Anchored the vault lineup at the NCAA Auburn Regional Championships (4/7) with a season-high 9.875 showing, the meet’s third-best score and good enough for eighth place

• Competed under Amibeth Hardy, Alan Powers and Missy Hart at Ohio Gymnastics Training Center • Finished second in the all-around at the 2008 level 10 state championships

• Floor RQS of 9.855 ranked No. 3 in EAGL and No. 9 in Southeast region

• Member of the 2007 and 2005 level 9 region 5 first-place national team

• Scored a career-best 9.925 on floor vs. Michigan (2/24) and finished third

• Vault RQS of 9.85 ranked No. 7 in EAGL and No. 15 in region

• Finished second on vault and 10th in all-around at the 2007 level 9 region 5 championships

• Reached the podium twice against Denver (3/3), tying for first on vault (9.875) and third on floor (9.9); named Big 12 Event Specialist of the Week

• Led team with a floor season average of 9.821

• Earned first Big 12 Event Specialist of the Week honor following Pitt performance • Scored 9.85 on floor and vault against Iowa State (2/10) and finished first and second, respectively • Won vault at Maryland (2/17) with a career-best 9.925 score and named Big 12 Event Specialist of the Week

• Scored 9.9 on vault and floor for the event wins against Maryland (3/15) • Just missed qualifying for the 2013 NCAA Championships, as she finished second on floor at the NCAA Morgantown Regional Championships (4/6) with a 9.875 score • Ranked No. 48 nationally, No. 8 in the Southeast region and No. 4 in the Big 12 on floor with a 9.88 RQS • Ranked No. 13 in the region, No. 7 in the Big 12, on vault with a 9.865 RQS • Owned the team’s top floor season average (9.857) and ranked No. 2 on vault (9.852)

At West Virginia in 2012

• Competed on vault and floor in every meet and scored a career-best 254.25 points

At West Virginia in 2011

• Competed in 11 meets, four as a two-event specialist, and earned 145.125 points • Scored 9.75 or better on vault seven times, including career-high 9.9 mark • Made career floor debut in season opener and competed in lineup five times • Set career-best mark and finished second overall on vault at Penn State quad (2/6) with 9.9 score • Tied for second on vault at Ohio State (2/12) with 9.875 score • Vault RQS of 9.81 ranked No. 18 in Southeast region

At West Virginia in 2010

• Contributed immediately on vault lineup and appeared in 10 meets, earning 97.025 points

Personal

• Daughter of Anthony Richardson and Johnnie Russell • Has two brothers and five sisters • Birthday is October 30 • Graduate of Dayton Christian High • Earned a multi-disciplinary degree • Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll

Career Statistics

Year Meets AA Total Points 2013 11 0 245.4 2012 13 0 254.25 2011 11 0 145.125 2010 10 0 97.025 Totals 45 0 741.8

• All-EAGL First Team Vault and Floor • Two-time EAGL Specialist of the Week • EAGL All-Academic Team • Scored 9.8 or better on floor 10 times

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• Dropped one score all season

Career Highs

Vault Balance Beam Floor Exercise

9.925 9.775 9.925

at Maryland with Rutgers vs. Oklahoma, Western Michigan and William & Mary vs. Michigan, New Hampshire and Towson

2/17/13 2/1/13 2/24/13

92..................................... School Records 93...................................... NCAA Records 94.............................. Top 50 Team Scores 95...................................Individual Honors 96........................................ All-Americans 97...................Career 10.0 and 9.9 Scores 98........................ WVU Coliseum Records 98.......................... Top Attendance Marks 99...................................Top Event Scores 103....................................Career Records 104.................................. Season Records 105.......................Conference Champions 106............................. Conference Honors 108................................ Academic Honors 109....................................... Team Awards 110................................... All-Time Scores 118.................................... Series Records 119............... Championship Appearances 121.........................................Shari Retton 122........................... Kristin Quackenbush 123........................................... Janรกe Cox 124....................................... Letterwinners

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Kristin Quackenbush

School Records

WVU Team Records Event Score Vault

Location (Date) Pittsburgh, Pa. (3/20/04)

Bars 49.45

George Washington and Rutgers

Morgantown, W.Va. (3/12/00)

Rhode Island

Morgantown, W.Va. (2/23/97)

George Washington and Rutgers

Morgantown, W.Va. (3/14/98)

Beam

49.55

Pitt and James Madison

Floor

49.7

George Washington

Total

197.4

Pitt and James Madison

WVU individual Records

92

Opponent

49.525 EAGL Championship

Pittsburgh, Pa. (3/9/04) Morgantown, W.Va. (3/4/01) Pittsburgh, Pa. (3/9/04)

Event Score Gymnast Vault 10.00 Jessica Bartgis 10.00 TeShawne Jackson 10.00 TeShawne Jackson 10.00 TeShawne Jackson 10.00 TeShawne Jackson 10.00 Nikki West 10.00 Nikki West 10.00 Nikki West 10.00 Kristin Quackenbush 10.00 Nikki West 10.00 Nikki West 10.00 Kristin Quackenbush 10.00 Dainty Mae Hiser

Opponent Cornell EAGL Championship George Washington William & Mary NC State with Rhode Island & William & Mary Ball St., Maryland, Rutgers Rutgers, Temple, Ursinus George Washington & Rutgers George Washington, Massachusetts & Rutgers Rhode Island Pitt Pitt & Indiana (Pa.) Temple & Pitt

Bars

10.00

Umme Salim

George Washington & Rutgers

Morgantown, W.Va. (3/14/98)

Beam

9.975

Rebecca Slobig

Minnesota, NC State

Morgantown, W.Va. (2/20/99)

Floor 10.00 TeShawne Jackson 10.00 Kristen Macrie 10.00 TeShawne Jackson 10.00 Dinorh Boyd 10.00 TeShawne Jackson 10.00 Kristin Quackenbush 10.00 Kristin Quackenbush 10.00 Kristin Quackenbush 10.00 Lajuanda Moody

Florida, New Hampshire Cornell, Yale Kent State George Washington George Washington William & Mary George Washington, Massachusetts & Rutgers Rhode Island Rutgers Kent State

Morgantown, W.Va. (3/16/03)

Morgantown, W.Va. (2/23/97) Morgantown, W.Va. (3/23/96) Morgantown, W.Va. (2/27/94)

All-Around 39.675

Bowling Green

Morgantown, W.Va. (3/13/04)

Janรกe Cox

Location (Date) Morgantown, W.Va. (02/08/04) Chapel Hill, N.C. (3/24/01) Morgantown, W.Va. (3/4/01) Morgantown, W.Va. (2/17/01) Raleigh, N.C. (2/11/2000) Morgantown, W.Va. (3/20/99) Piscataway, N.J. (2/27/99) Morgantown, W.Va. (3/13/98) Morgantown, W.Wa. (3/15/97) Morgantown, W.Va. (2/23/97) Morgantown, W.Va. (1/18/97) Morgantown, W.Va. (2/22/94) Morgantown, W.Va. (3/10/92)

Kent, Ohio (3/11/01) Morgantown, W.Va. (3/4/01) Morgantown, W.Va. (3/4/01) Morgantown, W.Va. (2/17/01) Morgantown, W.Va. (3/15/97)

NCAA Records NCAA REGIONAL RECORDS INDIVIDUAL Vault

9.95

Nikki West, 4/5/97, Lexington, Ky.

Uneven Parallel Bars 9.9 Balance Beam

9.9

Kelly Foley, 4/4/98, Athens, Ga. 4/1/2000, Minneapolis, Minn; Umme Salim, 4/4/98, Athens, Ga. Gretchen Richter, 4/3/04, Raleigh, N.C.

Floor Exercise 9.975

Kristin Quackenbush, 4/5/97, Lexington, Ky.

All-Around

39.35

Highest Indiv. Finish

Dainty Mae Hiser, first on vault in 1991; Danielle Lilly, tie-first on beam in 1997; TeShawne Jackson, first on floor in 2000; Kristen Macrie, tie-first on floor in 2001

TEAM

Vault 49.275 Uneven Parallel Bars 49.15 Balance Beam 48.85 Floor Exercise 49.225 Team Score 195.9 Highest Finish Second

Janรกe Cox, 4/3/04, Raleigh, N.C.

4/8/95, Towson, Md. 4/4/98, Athens, Ga. 4/6/02, Morgantown, W.Va. 4/10/99, Morgantown, W.Va. 4/7/12, Auburn, Ala. 4/10/99, Morgantown, W.Va. 4/1/00, Minneapolis, Minn

NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS RECORDS INDIVIDUAL Vault

9.95 Kristin Quackenbush, 4/13/96, Tuscaloosa, Ala.

Bars

9.8 Kristen Macrie, 4/15/00, Boise, Idaho

Beam

9.85 TeShawne Jackson, 4/18/02, Tuscaloosa, Ala.

Floor 9.875 Kristin Quackenbush, 4/20/95, Athens, Ga. All-Around 39.175 Kristin Quackenbush, 4/13/96, Tuscaloosa, Ala. Highest Individual Finish Kristin Quackenbush, tie-third on vault in 1996

TEAM

NIKKI WEST

Vault 48.775 4/15/00, Boise, Idaho Uneven Parallel Bars 48.475 4/15/00, Boise, Idaho Balance Beam 48.175 4/15/00, Boise, Idaho Floor Exercise 48.750 4/15/00, Boise, Idaho Team Score 194.175 4/15/00, Boise, Idaho Highest Finish 12th 4/20/95, Athens, Ga., 4/22/99, Salt Lake City, Utah, 4/15/00, Boise, Idaho

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50

Top

1. 197.4 2. 197.35 3. 197.3 4. 197.275 5. 197.15 6. 197.05 7. 196.8 8. 196.725 9. 196.6 10. 196.55 11. 196.475 13. 196.375 16. 196.275 18. 196.25 19. 196.175 20. 196.15 21. 196.075 22. 196.050 25. 196.025 26. 196.0 28. 195.975 30. 195.925 32. 195.9 33. 195.875 34. 195.775 36. 195.725 38. 195.675 39. 195.65 43. 195.625 44. 195.5 47. 195.475 49. 195.45 50. 195.425

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TEAM SCORES

at Pitt with James Madison vs. Rhode Island vs. Bowling Green vs. George Washington and Rutgers at Kent State at EAGL Championship vs. Arkansas vs. Cornell vs. Nebraska, Penn State and James Madison vs. Michigan, New Hampshire and Towson at EAGL Championship vs. Arizona State vs. Denver, Temple and George Washington vs. Michigan and Maryland at EAGL Championship at Penn State vs. Massachusetts and Radford vs. North Carolina State and Ohio State vs. Minnesota, UNH and Rutgers vs. Iowa State vs. George Washington vs. Maryland and Rutgers vs. Oklahoma, Western Michigan and William & Mary at EAGL Championship at EAGL Championship George Washington and Rutgers at EAGL Championship at Michigan State with Ohio State vs. Michigan Penn State George Washington, Massachusetts and Rutgers at NCAA Auburn Regional Championships vs. Southern Utah at Maryland with Rutgers vs. George Washington and Towson North Carolina New Hampshire vs. Arkansas Ohio State Temple at EAGL Championship Michigan State at Penn State with Boise State at EAGL Championship at EAGL Championship at Atlantic 10 Championship at Nebraska with Southern Utah at NCAA Region 2 Championships at George Washington Kentucky vs. Penn State, Ball State

2004 1997 2004 2000 2001 2004 2003 2004 2001 2013 2012 2000 2013 2004 2001 2002 2000 2004 2008 2013 2001 2013 2013 2008 2002 1998 1997 2004 2002 2009 1997 2012 2005 2013 2012 2011 1998 2012 2010 2009 2003 1998 2000 2009 1998 1995 2000 2000 2013 2009 2005

2004 MOUNTAINEERS

1997 MOUNTAINEERS

2011 MOUNTAINEERS

Individual Honors

AIAW Regional Champions

Year Gymnast Region 1982 Vicki Moore North East 1982 Shari Retton North East

NCAA Regional Champions

KRISTEN MACRIE

Year Gymnast Region 1983 Jan Funderburk East 1983 Shari Retton East 1991 Dainty Mae Hiser Southeast 1997 Danielle Lilly Southeast 2000 TeShawne Jackson Region 2 2001 Kristen Macrie North Central

Event Bars Floor

Event Beam Bars Vault Beam Floor Floor

MEHGAN MORRIS

NCAA Individual Qualifiers 1984

Jan Funderburk (all-around)

1985

Jan Funderburk (all-around)

1987

Cathie Price (all-around)

1991

Dainty Mae Hiser (vault)

1991

Lajuanda Moody (all-around)

1993

Lajuanda Moody (all-around)

1994

Lajuanda Moody (all-around)

1994

Kristin Quackenbush (all-around)

1996

Kristin Quackenbush (all-around)

1997

Danielle Lilly (beam)

2001

Dinorh Boyd (all-around)

2001

Kristen Macrie (floor)

2002

TeShawne Jackson (all-around)

2004

Janรกe Cox (all-around)

2005

Janรกe Cox (all-around)

2007

Janรกe Cox (all-around)

2009

Mehgan Morris (all-around)

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All-Americans Janรกe Cox

2007 NCAA Floor (first team)

Shari Retton

1982 AIAW Vault (first team) Bars (first team) Floor (first team) All-Around (first team)

Lajuanda Moody

1994 NCAA Beam (second team)

Kristin Quackenbush 1994 NCAA Vault (second team) Floor (second team)

1995 NCAA Floor (second team)

1996 NCAA Vault (first team) Floor (second team) All-Around (second team)

Kristen Macrie

2000 NCAA Bars (second team)

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10.0 9.9

Career

Career 10.0 Scores All Events 7 5 5 1 1 1 1 1 1

TeShawne Jackson (2000-03) Nikki West (1996-99) Kristin Quackenbush (1994-97) Jessica Bartgis (2001-05) Dinorh Boyd (2000-03) Kristen Macrie (1999-02) Umme Salim (1995-98) Dainty Mae Hiser (1991-92) Lajuanda Moody (1991-94)

5 4 2 1 1 Bars

Nikki West (1996-99) TeShawne Jackson (2000-03) Kristin Quackenbush (1994-97) Jessica Bartgis (2001-05) Dainty Mae Hiser (1991-92)

1

Umme Salim (1995-98)

3 3 1 1 1

TeShawne Jackson (2000-02) Kristin Quackenbush (1994-97) Dinorh Boyd (2000-03) Kristen Macrie (1999-01) Lajuanda Moody (1991-94)

Vault

Floor

Career 9.9+ Scores All Events 48 35 33 29 26 22 18 17 16 15 13 13 13 12 12 10 9 9 9 8 8 7 6 6 4 4

Scores

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TeShawne Jackson (2000-03) Kristin Quackenbush (1994-97) Janáe Cox (2004-07) Dinorh Boyd (2000-03) Kristen Macrie (1999-02) Mehgan Morris (2006-09) Amanda Halovanic (2000-03) Nikki West (1996-99) Kari Williams (2002-05) Jessica Nonnemacher (1996-98) Jessica Bartgis (2001-05) Shirley Lee (1997-00) Umme Salim (1995-98) Danielle Lilly (1997-00) Rebecca Slobig (1996-99) Kelly Foley (1997-00) Hope Sloanhoffer (2011-present) Alaska Richardson (2010-13) Karla Hairston (1993-96) Kaylyn Millick (2011-13) Lajuanda Moody (1991-94) Chelsi Tabor (2007-10) Gretchen Richter (2003-06) Jaime Hill (1999-01) Jaida Lawrence (2013-present) Tina Maloney (2009-2012)

4 3 3 3 3 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 Vault

Amy Bieski (2008-2011) Jaime Gold (2005-08) Tynisha Dennis (2004-07) Cheryl Goldenfield (2004-07) Christen Simpson (1999-02) Carri Nagle (2002-05) Allison Gaidish (1998-01) Beth Deal (2012-present) Kiersten Spoerke (2007-10) Erica Watson (2006-09) Amie Bouchier (2004-07) Shannon Migli (1992-95) Dainty Mae Hiser (1991-92)

23 17 16 15 9 7 6 6 4 4 4 4 3 3 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 Bars

TeShawne Jackson (2000-03) Kristin Quackenbush (1994-97) Kari Williams (2002-05) Nikki West (1996-99) Karla Hairston (1993-96) Chelsi Tabor (2007-10) Janáe Cox (2004-07) Dinorh Boyd (2000-03) Jaida Lawrence (2013-present) Hope Sloanhoffer (2011-present) Tina Maloney (2009-2012) Jessica Bartgis (2002-05) Alaska Richardson (2010-13) Jaime Gold (2005-2008) Lajuanda Moody (1991-94) Amy Bieski (2008-2011) Gretchen Richter (2003-06) Amanda Halovanic (2000-03) Kristen Macrie (1999-02) Kelly Foley (1997-00) Shirley Lee (1997-00) Umme Salim (1995-98) Dainty Mae Hiser (1991-92)

14 9 6 6 5 4 4 4 3 3 2 2 2 2 2 2 1 1 Beam

Mehgan Morris (2006-09) Kelly Foley (1997-2000) Jaime Hill (1999-01) Umme Salim (1995-98) Janáe Cox (2004-07) Kristen Macrie (1999-01) Danielle Lilly (1997-00) Rebecca Slobig (1996-99) Dinorh Boyd (2000-03) TeShawne Jackson (2000-03) Kaylyn Millick (2011-13) Carri Nagle (2002-05) Jessica Bartgis (2001-05) Amanda Halovanic (2000-03) Christen Simpson (1999-02) Kristin Quackenbush (1994-97) Hope Sloanhoffer (2011-present) Jessica Nonnemacher (1996-00)

8 7 5

Danielle Lilly (1997-00) Janáe Cox (2004-07) Dinorh Boyd (2000-03)

5 5 4 4 3 3 3 3 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 Floor

Rebecca Slobig (1996-99) Umme Salim (1995-98) Kristen Macrie (1999-02) Jessica Nonnemacher (1996-00) Cheryl Goldenfield (2004-07) TeShawne Jackson (2000-03) Gretchen Richter (2003-06) Lajuanda Moody (1991-94) Hope Sloanhoffer (2011-present) Amanda Halovanic (2000-03) Allison Gaidish (1998-01) Beth Deal (2012-present) Kiersten Spoerke (2007-10) Amie Bouchier (2004-07) Jessica Bartgis (2001-05) Shirley Lee (1997-00) Kristin Quackenbush (1994-97)

21 17 15 15 15 13 11 11 9 6 6 6 3 3 3 2 2 2 1 1 1 1

TeShawne Jackson (2000-03) Kristen Macrie (1999-02) Janáe Cox (2004-07) Dinorh Boyd (2000-03) Kristin Quackenbush (1994-97) Amanda Halovanic (2000-03) Shirley Lee (1997-00) Jessica Nonnemacher (1996-00) Mehgan Morris (2006-09) Kaylyn Millick (2011-13) Alaska Richardson (2010-13) Jessica Bartgis (2001-05) Amy Bieski (2008-2011) Tynisha Dennis (2004-07) Lajuanda Moody (1991-94) Hope Sloanhoffer (2011-present) Gretchen Richter (2003-06) Nikki West (1996-99) Christen Simpson (1999-02) Rebecca Slobig (1996-99) Umme Salim (1995-98) Shannon Migli (1992-95)

Career 39.0+ All-Around Scores 37 24 23 18 18 16 15 15 12 12 11 11 8 5 4 3 2 2 2 1 1

Janáe Cox (2004-07) Kristen Macrie (1999-02) Amy Bieski (2008-2011) Hope Sloanhoffer (2011-present) Jessica Bartgis (2001-2005) Kristin Quackenbush (1994-97) Mehgan Morris (2006-09) TeShawne Jackson (2000-03) Kaylyn Millick (2011-13) Dinorh Boyd (2000-03) Amanda Halovanic (2000-03) Umme Salim (1995-98) Lajuanda Moody (1991-94) Kelly Foley (1997-00) Karla Hairston (1993-96) Nikki West (1996-98) Erica Watson (2006-09) Shirley Lee (1997-00) Jessica Nonnemacher (1996-00) Chelsea Goldschrafe (2010-2013) Christen Simpson (2000-02)

97

Coliseum Records Vault

Individual: 10.0 Dainty Mae Hiser, West Virginia, 3/10/92 Kristin Quackenbush, West Virginia, 2/22/94 Jenny Hansen, Kentucky, 4/9/94 Jenny Hansen, Kentucky, 2/18/96 Nikki West, West Virginia, 1/18/97 Nikki West, West Virginia, 2/23/97 Kristin Quackenbush, West Virginia, 3/15/97 Nikki West, West Virginia, 3/14/98 Nikki West, West Virginia, 3/20/99 TeShawne Jackson, West Virginia, 2/17/01 TeShawne Jackson, West Virginia, 3/4/01 Jessica Bartgis, West Virginia, 2/8/04 Team: 49.65 Nebraska (2013 NCAA Morgantown Regional), 4/6/13 (WVU Record: 49.475 vs. Cornell, 2/8/04)

Uneven Parallel Bars Individual: 10.0 Umme Salim, West Virginia, 3/14/97

Team: 49.575 Alabama (2002 NCAA Southeast Regional), 4/6/02 (WVU Record: 49.45 vs. Rhode Island, 2/23/97; vs. George Washington and Rutgers, 3/14/98)

Balance Beam

Individual: 9.975 Rebecca Slobig, West Virginia, 2/20/99 Elise Ray, Michigan, 2/22/04 Team: 49.725 Alabama (2002 NCAA Southeast Regional), 4/6/02 (WVU record: 49.3 vs. Penn State, Nebraska and James Madison, 2/10/01; vs. NC State and Ohio State, 1/18/04)

Top WVU Coliseum Attendance Marks 1.)

3,492 NCAA Southeast Regional, 4/19/94 (West Virginia, Florida, George Washington, Georgia, Kentucky, NC State, Towson)

2.)

3,269

Penn State, 2/1/97

3.)

3,206

“Beauty & the Beast” vs. Michigan State, 1/14/11

4.) 3,074

NCAA Southeast Regional, 4/14/07 (West Virginia, Auburn, LSU, North Carolina, NC State, UCLA)

5.)

2,767

George Washington, Massachusetts, Rutgers, 3/15/97

6.)

2,522

“Beauty & the Beast” vs. Iowa State, 2/10/13

7.) 2,339 NCAA Region 6 Championships, 4/10/99 (West Virginia, Alabama, NC State, Maryland, Ohio State, Towson) 8.)

2,213

New Hampshire, 1/24/98

9.) 2,144 NCAA Southeast Regional, 4/10/10 (West Virginia, Kent State, Michigan, NC State, Southern Utah, Stanford) 10.) 2,001 NCAA Southeast Regional, 4/6/02 (West Virginia, Alabama, Kentucky, Michigan St., Minnesota, North Carolina)

98

11.)

1,881

Oklahoma, Western Michigan and William & Mary, 2/1/13

11.)

1,847

Auburn, Maryland, Radford, 2/14/98

12.)

1,836 NCAA Morgantown Regional, 4/6/133 (West Virginia, Michigan, Nebraska, Illinois, Kentucky, North Carolina)

Floor Exercise

Individual: 10.0 Lajuanda Moody, West Virginia, 2/27/94 Kristin Quackenbush, West Virginia, 3/23/96 Kristin Quackenbush, West Virginia, 2/23/97 Kristin Quackenbush, West Virginia, 3/15/97 TeShawne Jackson, West Virginia, 2/17/01 Dinorh Boyd, West Virginia, 3/4/01 TeShawne Jackson, West Virginia, 3/4/01 TeShawne Jackson, West Virginia, 3/16/03 Team: 49.7 West Virginia vs. George Washington, 3/4/01

All-Around

Individual: 39.75 Jenny Hansen, Kentucky, 4/9/94 Elise Ray, Michigan, 2/22/04 (WVU individual record: 39.675 by Janáe Cox vs. Bowling Green, 3/13/04) Team: 197.9 Alabama (2002 NCAA Southeast Regional), 4/6/02 (WVU Record: 197.35 vs. Rhode Island, 2/23/97)

Top

Event Scores Vault 1.

10.00

Jessica Bartgis vs. Cornell, 2004

TeShawne Jackson at EAGL Championships, 2001 TeShawne Jackson vs. George Washington, 2001 TeShawne Jackson vs. William & Mary, 2001

TeShawne Jackson at North Carolina State with Rhode Island and William & Mary, 2000 Nikki West vs. Ball State, Maryland and Rutgers, 1999 Nikki West at Rutgers, Temple and Ursinus, 1999

Nikki West vs. George Washington and Rutgers, 1998

Kristin Quackenbush vs. George Washington, Massachusetts and Rutgers, 1997 Nikki West vs. Rhode Island, 1997 Nikki West vs. Pitt, 1997

Kristin Quackenbush vs. Pitt and Indiana, Pa., 1994 Dainty Mae Hiser vs. Temple and Pitt, 1992

14.

9.975

Kari Williams vs. Penn State and Ball State, 2005

Kristen Macrie vs. Kentucky, Massachusetts and George Washington, 2002 Dinorh Boyd vs. Massachusetts and Radford, 2000

TeShawne Jackson vs. Massachusetts and Radford, 2000 TeShawne Jackson vs. George Washington and Rutgers, 2000

36.

9.925

Alaska Richardson at Maryland with Rutgers, 2013

Hope Sloanhoffer vs. Missouri at Cancun Classic, 2011 Chelsi Tabor vs. North Carolina, 2008

Kari Williams vs. Southern Utah, 2005

Jessica Bartgis at Pitt with James Madison, 2004 Janáe Cox vs. Cornell, 2004

Janáe Cox vs. Michigan and Maryland, 2004

Gretchen Richter at EAGL Championships, 2004 Kari Williams vs. Cornell, 2004

Kari Williams at EAGL Championships, 2004

Kari Williams vs. New Hampshire, Cornell, Florida and Yale, 2003 TeShawne Jackson at Central Michigan, 2003

TeShawne Jackson vs. Eastern Michigan, 2003

TeShawne Jackson at EAGL Championships, 2002

TeShawne Jackson at Nebraska with Arizona State and Ohio State, 2002 TeShawne Jackson at Michigan, 2001

TeShawne Jackson at Ohio State, 2001 Dinorh Boyd at Ohio State, 2001

Dinorh Boyd at Rhode Island, with New Hampshire and Yale, 2001 TeShawne Jackson vs. Kent State and Towson, 2001 Rebecca Slobig vs. George Washington, 1999 Nikki West at Massachusetts, 1998

Kristin Quackenbush at EAGL Championships, 1996

Karla Hairston at Atlantic 10 Championships, 1995

Kristin Quackenbush at Utah State, 1996

20.

Karla Hairston at LSU Invite, 1995

9.95

Hope Sloanhoffer at Penn State with Pitt and Bridgeport, 2011 Chelsi Tabor vs. Bowling Green, 2010

Jessica Bartgis at EAGL Championships, 2004 Janáe Cox vs. Bowling Green, 2004

Janáe Cox at EAGL Championships, 2004

Kari Williams at Michigan State with Ohio State, 2004 Kari Williams vs. Bowling Green, 2004

TeShawne Jackson, Penn State and Rutgers, 2003 Dinorh Boyd vs. George Washington, 2003

TeShawne Jackson vs. James Madison, Kent State and Maryland, 2002 Nikki West at NCAA Southeast Regional, 1997

Kristin Quackenbush at NCAA Championship Finals, 1996 Kristin Quackenbush at NCAA Championship Prelims, 1996 Umme Salim vs. Rutgers, 1996

Kristin Quackenbush vs. Temple, 1996

Kristin Quackenbush at Atlantic 10 Championships, 1994

Karla Hairston at NCAA Southeast Regional, 1995 Kristin Quackenbush at NCAA Southeast Regional, 1994

63.

9.9

Chelsi Tabor vs. Bridgeport, 2010

Chelsi Tabor at EAGL Championship, 2009

Tina Maloney at EAGL Championship, 2009 Chelsi Tabor vs. Penn State, 2009 Amy Bieski vs. Pitt, 2009

Chelsi Tabor at NCAA Regional, 2008

Chelsi Tabor at EAGL Championships, 2008

Jaime Gold vs. Minnesota, UNH, Rutgers, 2008 Janáe Cox at NCAA Southeast Regional, 2007

Jaime Gold at NCAA Southeast Regional, 2007

Jaime Gold vs. Penn St., GW, Kent St. and Wilson, 2007 Kari Williams at Rutgers with Bridgeport, 2005 Kari Williams at Pitt, 2005

Jessica Bartgis vs. Denver and Pitt, 2004

Janáe Cox at Pitt with James Madison, 2004

Kari Williams at Penn State with Rhode Island, 2004 Kari Williams vs. Michigan and Maryland, 2004

Kari Williams at NCAA Southeast Regional, 2004 Amanda Halovanic at Denver with Arizona, 2003

TeShawne Jackson at Denver with Arizona, 2003 TeShawne Jackson vs. Arkansas, 2003

TeShawne Jackson vs. George Washington, 2003

TeShawne Jackson at Pitt with Kent State and Ball State, 2003 Kari Williams vs. Eastern Michigan, 2002

Kari Williams vs. Penn State with Rutgers, 2002

Kari Williams at Nebraska with Arizona State and Ohio State, 2002 TeShawne Jackson vs. Michigan, 2002

TeShawne Jackson vs. Pitt and Rutgers, 2002

Dinorh Boyd vs. George Washington and Rutgers, 2000 TeShawne Jackson at Towson, 2000

TeShawne Jackson vs. Arizona State, 2000

Shirley Lee at North Carolina State with Rhode Island and William & Mary, 2000 Kristen Macrie vs. Pitt, Temple and Towson, 1999 Nikki West vs. Michigan State, 1998 Nikki West at Penn State, 1998 Nikki West vs. Temple, 1998

Nikki West vs. George Washington, Massachusetts and Rutgers, 1997 Kristin Quackenbush at Alabama, 1997 Kristin Quackenbush at Temple, 1997 Nikki West at Temple, 1997

Kelly Foley vs. Penn State, 1997

Kristin Quackenbush vs. Pitt, 1997

Karla Hairston at EAGL Championships, 1996 Kristin Quackenbush vs. Rutgers, 1996

Jaida Lawrence vs. Maryland, Rutgers, 2013

Karla Hairston vs. Rutgers, 1996

Jaida Lawrence vs. Michigan, New Hampshire and Towson, 2013

Nikki West at Rhode Island, 1996

Jaida Lawrence vs. Oklahoma, Western Michigan and William & Mary, 2013

Karla Hairston at Massachusetts, 1995

Alaska Richardson vs. Maryland, Rutgers, 2013

Jaida Lawrence at Maryland with Rutgers, 2013

Hope Sloanhoffer at EAGL Championships, 2012

Hope Sloanhoffer at Denver with Missouri and Western Michigan, 2012

Tina Maloney vs. Auburn, Ohio State and Ball State, 2012

Tina Maloney at Penn State with Pitt and Bridgeport, 2011 Tina Maloney vs. Florida, New Hampshire and George Washington, 2011

Karla Hairston at Penn State, 1996 Karla Hairston at Oregon State, 1996

Kristin Quackenbush at NCAA Southeast Regional, 1995 Karla Hairston vs. Temple, 1995

Kristin Quackenbush vs. Oregon State and Rhode Island, 1995 Kristin Quackenbush at NCAA Championships, 1994 Kristin Quackenbush vs. Kent State, 1994 Lajuanda Moody at Pitt, 1993

Lajuanda Moody at Ohio State, 1993

Alaska Richardson at Penn State with Pitt and Bridgeport, 2011

99

Uneven Parallel Bars 1.

10.00

Umme Salim vs. George Washington and Rutgers, 1998

9.95

2.

Mehgan Morris vs. George Washington and Maryland, 2008 Amanda Halovanic vs. George Washington, 2003 Dinorh Boyd vs. George Washington, 2001

Jaime Hill at Rhode Island with New Hampshire and Yale, 2001 Kristen Macrie at EAGL Championship, 2000

Kelly Foley at Penn State with Boise State, 2000 Umme Salim at EAGL Championships, 1998

9.

9.925

Mehgan Morris vs. Penn State, 2009

Mehgan Morris vs. Rutgers, Bridgeport, URI, Ursinus, 2008 Mehgan Morris vs. Rutgers and Temple, 2006 Jessica Bartgis vs. Bowling Green, 2004

Janáe Cox at Pitt with James Madison, 2004 Jaime Hill at EAGL Championships, 2001 Dinorh Boyd at Kent State, 2001

Jaime Hill vs. Nebraska, Penn State and James Madison, 2001 Jaime Hill at Massachusetts, 2001

Janáe Cox vs. Bowling Green, 2004

Carri Nagle vs. North Carolina State and Ohio State, 2004 Carri Nagle at Pitt with James Madison, 2004

TeShawne Jackson at Pitt with Ball State and Kent State, 2003 TeShawne Jackson at EAGL Championships, 2002 Kristen Macrie at EAGL Championships, 2002

TeShawne Jackson vs. James Madison, Kent State and Maryland, 2002 Christen Simpson at Michigan State, 2002 Christen Simpson at Kent State, 2001

Jaime Hill vs. George Washington, 2001 Jaime Hill at Ohio State, 2001

Dinorh Boyd at Massachusetts, 2001 Amanda Halovanic vs. Rutgers, 2001

Kelly Foley vs. Minnesota and North Carolina State, 1999 Rebecca Slobig vs. Minnesota and North Carolina State, 1999 Umme Salim at NCAA Southeast Regional, 1998 Kelly Foley at NCAA Southeast Regional, 1998 Kelly Foley at EAGL Championships, 1998

Kelly Foley vs. George Washington and Rutgers, 1998

Rebecca Slobig vs. George Washington and Rutgers, 1998 Rebecca Slobig vs. Michigan State, 1998 Rebecca Slobig at Towson, 1998

Kelly Foley at EAGL Championships, 1997

Kristin Quackenbush vs. Rhode Island, 1997 Kelly Foley vs. Rhode Island, 1997

Kristin Quackenbush vs. Pitt, 1997

Danielle Lilly vs. Arizona State, 2000

Danielle Lilly vs. George Washington and Rutgers, 2000

Danielle Lilly vs. Ball State, Maryland and Rutgers, 1999 Rebecca Slobig vs. George Washington, 1999 Umme Salim vs. Michigan State, 1998 Umme Salim at Towson, 1998

Jessica Nonnemacher vs. New Hampshire, 1998 Umme Salim vs. Rhode Island, 1997

28.

9.9

Kaylyn Millick at Maryland with Rutgers, 2013

Hope Sloanhoffer at EAGL Championship, 2012

Kaylyn Millick at Maryland with Rutgers and William & Mary, 2012 Mehgan Morris at Iowa State, 2009

Mehgan Morris vs. North Carolina, 2008 Erica Watson vs. North Carolina, 2008

Mehgan Morris vs. Rutgers, Yale, Temple, 2007

Janáe Cox at Arkansas with Pitt and New Hampshire, 2007 Mehgan Morris at Ohio State with Kentucky and GW, 2007 Mehgan Morris at Michigan State, 2007

Mehgan Morris at New Hampshire with Michigan St. and Brown, 2007 Janáe Cox at Pitt with James Madison, 2006

Mehgan Morris at Pitt with James Madison, 2006

Mehgan Morris at Florida with Arkansas and North Carolina, 2006 Mehgan Morris vs. George Washington, Iowa and Ohio State, 2006

Jessica Bartgis vs. North Carolina State and Ohio State, 2004 Janáe Cox at Michigan State with Ohio State, 2004

Balance Beam 1.

9.975

Rebecca Slobig vs. Minnesota and North Carolina State, 1999

2.

9.95

Hope Sloanhoffer vs. Arkansas, 2012

Hope Sloanhoffer at EAGL Championship, 2011

Kiersten Spoerke vs. Maryland, George Washington and Rutgers, 2009 Janáe Cox vs. Michigan and James Madison, 2007 Janáe Cox at Pitt with James Madison, 2006

Cheryl Goldenfield at Pitt with James Madison, 2006

Janáe Cox at Eastern Michigan with Kent State, Southern Utah, 2005 Amie Bouchier vs. Bowling Green, 2004 Janáe Cox vs. Cornell, 2004

Janáe Cox vs. Michigan and Maryland, 2004

Cheryl Goldenfield vs. North Carolina State and Ohio State, 2004 Cheryl Goldenfield vs. Cornell, 2004

Gretchen Richter at EAGL Championships, 2004

Gretchen Richter at NCAA Southeast Regional, 2004 Amanda Halovanic at EAGL Championships, 2003

TeShawne Jackson at EAGL Championships, 2003 Dinorh Boyd at Michigan with Kent State, 2003 TeShawne Jackson vs. Michigan, 2002

Amanda Halovanic vs. George Washington, 2001

Kristen Macrie vs. Nebraska, Penn State and James Madison, 2001

TeShawne Jackson vs. Nebraska, Penn State and James Madison, 2001

Allison Gaidish vs. George Washington and Rutgers, 2000 Rebecca Slobig vs. George Washington and Rutgers, 1998 Shirley Lee vs. George Washington and Rutgers, 1998

Umme Salim vs. Auburn, Maryland and Radford, 1998

Rebecca Slobig vs. Auburn, Maryland and Radford, 1998 Jessica Nonnemacher vs. New Hampshire, 1998 Danielle Lilly at EAGL Championships, 1997

Kristin Quackenbush at Atlantic 10 Championships, 1995 Lajuanda Moody vs. Kent State, 1994 Lajuanda Moody at Ohio State, 1993 Lajuanda Moody at Kentucky, 1993

Jessica Bartgis at Pitt with James Madison, 2004

Gretchen Richter at Pitt with James Madison, 2004 Allison Gaidish vs. George Washington, 2001

Danielle Lilly at Penn State with Boise State, 2000 Danielle Lilly vs. Arizona State, 2000

Floor Exercise

10.00

Danielle Lilly vs. George Washington and Rutgers, 2000

1.

9.

Kristen Macrie at Kent State, 2001

9.925

TeShawne Jackson vs. New Hampshire, Florida, Cornell and Yale, 2003

Janáe Cox at EAGL Championships, 2005

TeShawne Jackson vs. George Washington, 2001

Dinorh Boyd at EAGL Championships, 2003

TeShawne Jackson vs. William & Mary, 2001

Dinorh Boyd vs. Arkansas, 2003

Kristin Quackenbush vs. Rhode Island, 1997

Kristen Macrie vs. James Madison, Kent State and Maryland, 2002

Lajuanda Moody vs. Kent State, 1994

Janáe Cox at Pitt with James Madison, 2004

Dinorh Boyd vs. George Washington, 2001

Dinorh Boyd vs. New Hampshire, Cornell, Florida and Yale, 2003

Kristin Quackenbush vs. George Washington, Massachusetts and Rutgers, 1997

Kristen Macrie vs. Michigan, 2002

Kristin Quackenbush vs. Rutgers, 1996

Kristen Macrie at Towson, 2002

10.

Amanda Halovanic at Massachusetts, 2001

Danielle Lilly at North Carolina State with Rhode Island and William & Mary, 2000 Umme Salim at EAGL Championships, 1998

Jessica Nonnemacher at Massachusetts, 1998 Umme Salim vs. New Hampshire, 1998

100

9.9

Beth Deal at EAGL Championship, 2012

Danielle Lilly vs. Kentucky, Ohio State and Rutgers, 1999

Kelly Foley vs. George Washington and Rutgers, 2000 Danielle Lilly at Penn State with Boise State, 2000

64.

9.975

Kristen Macrie vs. Kentucky, Massachusetts and George Washington, 2002 Dinorh Boyd at EAGL Championships, 2001

TeShawne Jackson vs. Nebraska, Penn State and James Madison, 2001

TeShawne Jackson vs. Eastern Michigan, 2003

Top 100 All-Around Scores

Amanda Halovanic at New Hampshire with Pitt and Yale, 2002

1.

39.675

2.

39.65

3.

TeShawne Jackson at Kent State, 2001

Jessica Bartgis at Pitt with James Madison, 2004

39.625

Dinorh Boyd vs. Nebraska, Penn State and James Madison, 2001

4.

39.6

Amanda Halovanic at Massachusetts, 2001

Dinorh Boyd vs. George Washington, 2003

Kristin Quackenbush at Temple, 1997

TeShawne Jackson at EAGL Championships, 2002

Kristin Quackenbush at NCAA Southeast Regional, 1997 Kristin Quackenbush vs. Rutgers, 1995

17.

9.95

Kaylyn Millick vs. Michigan, New Hampshire and Towson, 2013 Mehgan Morris vs. Kentucky, 2009

Mehgan Morris vs. Temple, 2009

Mehgan Morris vs. Maryland, George Washington and Rutgers, 2009 Mehgan Morris at EAGL Championships, 2008 Jessica Bartgis vs. Bowling Green, 2004 Janáe Cox vs. Bowling Green, 2004

Janáe Cox at EAGL Championships, 2004

Dinorh Boyd at EAGL Championships, 2003

TeShawne Jackson vs. George Washington, 2003 Dinorh Boyd vs. Eastern Michigan, 2003

Amanda Halovanic at EAGL Championships, 2002

TeShawne Jackson at New Hampshire with Pitt and Yale, 2002 TeShawne Jackson vs. Michigan, 2002

Kristen Macrie vs. James Madison, Kent State and Maryland, 2002 Dinorh Boyd vs. Pitt and Rutgers, 2002 Kristen Macrie at Towson, 2002

Amanda Halovanic at Kent State, 2001

Amanda Halovanic vs. William & Mary, 2001

TeShawne Jackson at Massachusetts, 2001

Amanda Halovanic vs. Kent State and Towson, 2001

TeShawne Jackson vs. Kent State and Towson, 2001 Dinorh Boyd vs. Arizona State, 2000

Kristen Macrie at EAGL Championships, 2002

TeShawne Jackson vs. at North Carolina State with Rhode Island and William & Mary, 2000

Amanda Halovanic vs. Michigan, 2002

Shirley Lee vs Ohio State and Rhode Island, 2000

Kristen Macrie vs. Central Michigan, 2002

TeShawne Jackson vs. Arizona State, 2000

Kristen Macrie vs. Michigan, 2002

Shirley Lee vs. Arizona State, 2000

TeShawne Jackson at EAGL Championships, 2001

Jessica Nonnemacher vs. New Hampshire, 1998

Kristen Macrie vs. George Washington, 2001

Jessica Nonnemacher at EAGL Championships, 1997

Kristen Macrie vs. William & Mary, 2001

Jessica Nonnemacher at Rhode Island, 1996

Kristen Macrie vs. Pitt and Rutgers, 2002

Kristen Macrie vs. Arizona State, 2000

Dinorh Boyd at Kent State, 2001

Jessica Nonnemacher at Pitt, 1998

Amanda Halovanic vs. George Washington, 2001

Kristin Quackenbush at Utah State, 1996

Janáe Cox vs. Bowling Green, 2004

Janáe Cox at Pitt with James Madison, 2004

Jessica Bartgis vs. Bowling Green, 2004 Kristin Quackenbush vs. Pitt, 1997

6.

39.575

7.

39.55

TeShawne Jackson at EAGL Championships, 2002

Janáe Cox vs. Michigan and Maryland, 2004 Janáe Cox at EAGL Championships, 2004 Kristen Macrie at Kent State, 2001

Kristen Macrie at EAGL Championships, 2002

Amanda Halovanic vs. Nebraska, Penn State and James Madison, 2001

Kristen Macrie at Massachusetts, 2001 Dinorh Boyd at Massachusetts, 2001

Jessica Nonnemacher at Massachusetts, 1998

Kristin Quackenbush at EAGL Championships, 1997 Jessica Nonnemacher vs. Rhode Island, 1997 Kristin Quackenbush at UNH Invite, 1997 Kristin Quackenbush vs. Pitt, 1997

Kristin Quackenbush at Rhode Island, 1996 Kristin Quackenbush vs. Kentucky, 1996

Lajuanda Moody vs. Pitt and Indiana, Pa. 1994

51.

HOPE SLOANHOFFER

Kristen Macrie at Rhode Island with New Hampshire and Yale, 2001

9.925

Kaylyn Millick vs. Denver, George Washington and Temple, 2013 Alaska Richardson vs. Michigan, New Hampshire and Towson, 2013 Mehgan Morris vs. Penn State, 2009 Mehgan Morris vs. Pitt, 2009

Tynisha Dennis vs. Penn St., GW, Kent State and Wilson, 2007 Tynisha Dennis vs. Michigan and James Madison, 2007

Janáe Cox vs. New Hampshire and William & Mary, 2006

Janáe Cox vs. George Washington, Iowa and Ohio State, 2006

Tynisha Dennis vs. Auburn, Michigan State and Kent State, 2005 Jessica Bartgis vs. Michigan and Maryland, 2004

Jessica Bartgis at North Carolina State with North Carolina, 2004 Janáe Cox at North Carolina State with North Carolina, 2004 Gretchen Richter vs. Bowling Green, 2004

101

Amanda Halovanic at EAGL Championships, 2003

Amy Bieski

Dinorh Boyd at Michigan with Kent State, 2003

Kristen Macrie at New Hampshire with Pitt and Yale, 2002 Kristen Macrie at Rhode Island with New Hampshire and Yale, 2001 Lajuanda Moody at Atlantic 10 Championships, 1992

68.

39.325

Hope Sloanhoffer at NCAA Auburn Regional Championships, 2012 Amy Bieski vs. Florida, New Hampshire and George Washington, 2011 Erica Watson vs. North Carolina, 2008

Janáe Cox at EAGL Championships, 2007

Janáe Cox vs. Rutgers, Yale, Temple, 2007 Janáe Cox vs. Michigan State, 2007 Janáe Cox vs. Pitt, 2005

Janáe Cox vs. Auburn, Michigan State and Kent State, 2005

TeShawne Jackson at Pitt with Ball State and Kent State, 2003

11.

39.525

Dinorh Boyd at Kent State, 2001

Dinorh Boyd vs. Pitt and Rutgers, 2002

13.

39.5

Hope Sloanhoffer at EAGL Championship, 2012 Mehgan Morris vs. Penn State, 2009

Jessica Bartgis at EAGL Championships, 2004

Janáe Cox at Michigan State with Ohio State, 2004

TeShawne Jackson vs. Penn State and Rutgers, 2003

TeShawne Jackson vs. James Madison, Kent State and Maryland, 2002

Kristen Macrie vs. James Madison, Kent State and Maryland, 2002 Teshawne Jackson vs. Nebraska, Penn State and James Madison, 2001 Dinorh Boyd at Rhode Island with New Hampshire and Yale, 2001 TeShawne Jackson vs. Penn State with Rutgers, 2003

23.

39.475

Mehgan Morris vs. Kentucky, 2009

Janáe Cox at EAGL Championships, 2005 Kristen Macrie vs. Michigan, 2002

Umme Salim vs. Rhode Island, 1997

27.

39.45

Janáe Cox at Pitt with James Madison, 2006 Jessica Bartgis vs. Cornell, 2004

Amanda Halovanic vs. Michigan, 2002

Jessica Nonnemacher vs. New Hampshire, 1998

Mehgan Morris at EAGL Championships, 2009

40.

Amanda Halovanic vs. Arkansas, 2003

Kristen Macrie vs. Massachusetts and Radford, 2000

39.4

Kaylyn Millick vs. Oklahoma, Western Michigan, William & Mary, 2013 Mehgan Morris at EAGL Championships, 2008

Jessica Bartgis at Michigan State with Ohio State, 2004

Janáe Cox vs. North Carolina State and Ohio State, 2004 TeShawne Jackson vs. Michigan, 2002

TeShawne Jackson vs. Kentucky, Massachusetts and George Washington, 2002 TeShawne Jackson at Kent State, 2001

Kristen Macrie vs. George Washington and Rutgers, 2000 Kristin Quackenbush at Temple, 1997

Kristin Quackenbush at Atlantic 10 Championships, 1995

50.

39.375

Kaylyn Millick vs. Iowa State, 2013

Janáe Cox vs. George Washington, Iowa and Ohio State, 2006

Jessica Bartgis at North Carolina State with North Carolina, 2004 Janáe Cox at Penn State with Rhode Island, 2004 Kristen Macrie vs. Central Michigan, 2002

TeShawne Jackson at EAGL Championships, 2001

Dinorh Boyd vs. Nebraska, Penn State and James Madison, 2001

Kristin Quackenbush vs. Rhode Island, 1997

58.

39.425

Janáe Cox vs. New Hampshire and William & Mary, 2006 Janáe Cox at North Carolina State with North Carolina, 2004 Amanda Halovanic at EAGL Championships, 2002

39.3

Kristen Macrie at Massachusetts, 2001

Karla Hairston at Atlantic 10 Championships, 1995

32.

77.

Hope Sloanhoffer vs. Oklahoma, Western Michigan and William & Mary, 2013

Dinorh Boyd vs. Kent State and Towson, 2001 Umme Salim at EAGL Championships, 1998

102

TeShawne Jackson at Penn State, 2002

39.35

Kaylyn Millick vs. Michigan, New Hampshire and Towson, 2013 Kaylyn Millick at Maryland with Rutgers, 2013 Mehgan Morris vs. Temple, 2009

Janáe Cox vs. Southern Utah, 2005

Janáe Cox at NCAA Southeast Regional, 2004

Hope Sloanhoffer vs. Penn State and Maryland, 2012 Jessica Bartgis vs. Arkansas, 2003

Umme Salim at Massachusetts, 1998

Kristin Quackenbush at Auburn Invite, 1997 Nikki West vs. Rhode Island, 1997 Umme Salim vs. Kentucky, 1996

86.

39.275

Amy Bieski vs. Minnesota, UNH, Rutgers, 2008 Janáe Cox at Michigan, 2005

Kristen Macrie at Towson, 2002

Dinorh Boyd at EAGL Championships, 2001

Shirley Lee vs. Pitt, Temple and Towson, 1999

Kristin Quackenbush at EAGL Championships, 1996

92.

39.25

Hope Sloanhoffer vs. Maryland, Rutgers, 2013 Amy Bieski vs. Ohio State, 2010 Amy Bieski at Penn State, 2010

Janáe Cox vs. Michigan and James Madison, 2007

Janáe Cox at Eastern Michigan with Kent State and Southern Utah, 2005 TeShawne Jackson at Denver with Arizona, 2003 TeShawne Jackson, NCAA Regional, 2002

Kristen Macrie vs. Kentucky, Massachusetts and George Washington, 2002 Amanda Halovanic vs. William & Mary, 2001 Amanda Halovanic at Pitt with Brown, 2001

Kristen Macrie vs. Ball State, Maryland and Rutgers, 1999 Kelly Foley vs. George Washington and Rutgers, 2000 Karla Hairston vs. Rutgers, 1995

Kristin Quackenbush vs. Massachusetts and Pitt, 1995 Kristin Quackenbush vs. Pitt and Indiana, Pa., 1994

Career

RECORDS

Career Meets Competed In 58

Beth Foltz (1988-91)

55

Janรกe Cox (2004-07) Yvette Clark (1988-91) Andrea DeFelice (1987-90)

54

Jaime Gold (2005-08)

53

Katie McGregor (2005-08)

52

Amy Bieski (2008-11) Emily Kerwin (2008-11) Mehgan Morris (2006-09) Lajuanda Moody (1991-94)

51

Tina Maloney (2009-12) Shelly Purkat (2007-10) Kristen Macrie (1999-02) Jana Perry (1990-93) Lisa Reed (1989-92) Karen Kirszenstein (1987-90)

50

Chelsea Goldschrafe (2010-13) Alyssa DeSantis (2003-06) Christen Simpson (1999-02) Kristin Quackenbush (1994-97)

49

Tynisha Dennis (2004-07) Kari Williams (2002-05) Shannon Migli (1992-95)

Career All-Around Meets

ERICA WATSON

Career Coaching Records Coach Nanette Schnaible

Seasons Years Record 1974 1 5-2-0

Pct. .714

Linda Burdette-Good

1975-2011

37

644-263-4

.709

Jason Butts

2011-

2

34-14

.708

50

Janรกe Cox, 2004-07

48

Amy Bieski, 2008-2011 Kristin Quackenbush, 1994-97

Career Points

AA/MC*

1.

Janรกe Cox (2004-07)

50/55

2,070.65

Points

47

Umme Salim, 1995-98 Lajuanda Moody, 1991-94

2.

Amy Bieski (2008-11)

48/52

1,978.925

3.

Lajuanda Moody (1991-94)

47/52

1,933.7

43

Jana Perry, 1990-93 Andrea DeFelice, 1987-90

4.

Kristin Quackenbush (1994-97)

48/50

1,891.9375

40

Kristen Macrie, 1999-2002

5.

Kristen Macrie (1999-02)

40/51

1,852.025

39

Yvette Clark, 1988-91

36

Karla Hairston, 1993-96

35

Shannon Migli, 1992-95

34

Jessica Bartgis, 2001-05

32

TeShawne Jackson, 2000-02

31

Beth Foltz, 1988-91

30

Dinorh Boyd, 2000-02 Amanda Halovanic, 2000-02

26

Hope Sloanhoffer, 2011-present

25

Mehgan Morris, 2006-09 Dainty Mae Hiser, 1991-92

24

Kaylyn Millick, 2011-13

22

Shirley Lee, 1997-00

16

Kelly Foley, 1997-00 Nikki West, 1996-99

6.

Jana Perry (1990-93)

43/51

1,811.375

7.

Umme Salim (1995-98)

47/48

1,810.025

8.

Beth Foltz (1988-91)

31/58

1,795.325

9.

Yvette Clark (1988-91)

39/55

1,739.55

10.

Dinorh Boyd (2000-03)

30/52

1,719.675

11.

Shannon Migli (1992-95)

35/49

1,680.925

12.

TeShawne Jackson (2000-03)

29/51

1,636.95

13.

Mehgan Morris (2006-09)

23/50

1,623.975

14.

Karla Hairston (1993-96)

36/46

1,605.1

15.

Andrea DeFelice (1987-90)

43/55

1,520.6

16.

Amanda Halovanic (2000-03)

31/51

1,487.325

17.

Jessica Bartgis (2001-05)

34/44

1,471.125

18.

Nikki West (1996-99)

16/48

1,399.0

19.

Kelly Foley (1997-00)

16/49

1,396.3

23/44

1,377.35

20. Susie Pierce (1989-91) * - All-Arounds/Meets Competed

103

lajuanda MOODY

Season RECORDS

Season All-Around Meets Competed 1.

Gymnast, Year Lajuanda Moody, 1992

2.

Janáe Cox, 2007 Jessica Bartgis, 2005 Susie Pierce, 1991 Beth Foltz, 1989

14 14 14 14

6.

Hope Sloanhoffer, 2012 Amy Bieski, 2011 Amy Bieski, 2010 Janáe Cox, 2005 Janáe Cox, 2004 TeShawne Jackson, 2002 Dinorh Boyd, 2001 Umme Salim, 1998 Yvette Clark, 1988 Kristin Quackenbush, 1994 Dainty Mae Hiser, 1991 Lajuanda Moody, 1991

13 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 13

17.

Hope Sloanhoffer, 2013 Mehgan Morris, 2009 Mehgan Morris, 2008 Jessica Bartgis, 2004 Kristen Macrie, 2002 Kristen Macrie, 2001 Amanda Halovanic, 2001 Kristen Macrie, 2000 Umme Salim, 1996 Kristin Quackenbush, 1996 Kristin Quackenbush, 1995 Dainty Mae Hiser, 1992 Yvette Clark, 1991 Yvette Clark, 1989 Karen Kirszenstein, 1988

12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12

30.

Kaylyn Millick, 2013 Amy Bieski, 2009 Amy Bieski, 2008 Amanda Halovanic, 2002 Jana Perry, 1992 Jana Perry, 1990

11 11 11 11 11 11

35. Janáe Cox, 2006 Christen Simpson, 2002 Kelly Foley, 2000 Lajuanda Moody, 1994 Andrea DeFelice, 1990

104

Meets 15

10 10 10 10 10

Top 40 Season Points Gymnast, Year

AA/MC*

Points

Gymnast, Year

Lajuanda Moody, 1992

15/15

570.05

Kristin Quackenbush, 1994 13/13

Janáe Cox, 2007

14/15

556.8

Jessica Bartgis, 2005

14/14

541.025

Dinorh Boyd, 2001

13/14

537.0

Janáe Cox, 2005

13/14

535.75

Beth Foltz, 1989

14/15

534.5

AA/MC*

Points 498.3

Dainty Mae Hiser, 1991

13/14

496.85

Kristen Macrie, 2000

12/14

495.875

Amanda Halovanic, 2001 12/13

494.775

Karen Kirszenstein, 1988

12/15

494.45

Yvette Clark, 1988

13/14

490.45

Susie Pierce, 1990

8/16

525.0

Beth Foltz, 1990

6/16

488.25

Yvette Clark, 1989

12/15

518.25

Lajuanda Moody, 1991

13/13

486.5

Susie Pierce, 1991

14/14

516.05

Yvette Clark, 1991

12/14

Mehgan Morris, 2008

12/14

515.575

Amy Bieski, 2008

11/14

513.4

485.7

Jessica Nonnemacher, 1996 6/12

485.675

Jana Perry, 1990

481.45

11/14

Janáe Cox, 2004

13/13

511.475

Lajuanda Moody, 1994

10/13

473.75

Jana Perry, 1992

11/15

508.825

Cyndi Gacek, 1988

8/15

472.55

Hope Sloanhoffer, 2012

13/13

508.5

Jessica Bartgis, 2004

12/12

469.75

TeShawne Jackson, 2002 13/13

506.625

Kristen Macrie, 2002

12/12

469.55

505.35

Mehgan Morris, 2009

12/12

469.10

Amy Bieski, 2010

13/13

Kristen Macrie, 2001

12/14

504.575

Hope Sloanhoffer, 2013

12/12

468.15

Amy Bieski, 2011

13/13

504.025

Janáe Cox, 2006

10/13

466.625

Kristin Quackenbush, 1996 12/14

503.2375

Andrea DeFelice, 1990

10/15

466.5

Dainty Mae Hiser, 1992

12/15

501.75

Kelly Foley, 2000

10/13

464.7

Umme Salim, 1998

13/13

501.65

* - All-Arounds/Meets Competed

Conference Champions EAGL Champions (1996-2012) Uneven Parallel Bars Name Umme Salim

Score Year 9.95 1998

Kristen Macrie

9.95

2000

Jaime Hill

9.925*

2001

Mehgan Morris

9.85

2008

Mehgan Morris

9.85*

2009

Amy Bieski

9.825

2011

Hope Sloanhoffer

9.9

2012

Balance Beam

Team Championships West Virginia

Score 194.6

Year 1996

West Virginia

196.0

1997

West Virginia

195.5

1998

West Virginia

196.375

2001

West Virginia

197.05

2004

West Virginia

196.05

2008

West Virginia

196.475

2012

All-Around Name Kristin Quackenbush

Score Year 39.275 1996

Kristin Quackenbush

39.1*

1997

Umme Salim

39.45

1998

TeShawne Jackson

39.375

2001

TeShawne Jackson

39.575

2002

Janรกe Cox

39.475*

2005

Mehgan Morris

39.3

2009

Hope Sloanhoffer

39.5

2012

Name Jessica Nonnemacher

Score Year 9.825* 1996

Danielle Lilly

9.9*

1997

Umme Salim

9.925

1998

Amanda Halovanic

9.875*

2002

Dinorh Boyd

9.925*

2003

Janรกe Cox

9.925

2005

Shelly Purkat

9.875*

2009

Beth Deal

9.9

2012

Floor Exercise Name Kristin Quackenbush

Score Year 9.95 1997

Shirley Lee

9.775*

1998

Nikki West

9.775*

1998

Shirley Lee

9.9*

1999

Dinorh Boyd

9.95

2003

Mehgan Morris

9.95*

2008

Mehgan Morris

9.85*

2009

* Tied for championship

Vault Name Kristin Quackenbush

Score Year 9.925 1996

Nikki West

9.875

1998

TeShawne Jackson

10.0

2001

TeShawne Jackson

9.925

2002

Jessica Bartgis

9.95*

2004

Janรกe Cox

9.95*

2004

Tina Maloney

9.9*

2009

Chelsi Tabor

9.9*

2009

Hope Sloanhoffer

9.9*

2012

Atlantic 10 Champions (1983-95) Team Championships West Virginia

Score 191.90

Year 1992

West Virginia

192.70

1993

West Virginia

190.79

1994

West Virginia

195.50

1995

All-Around Name Jan Funderburk

Score Year 36.95 1984

Yvette Clark

37.95*

1989

Lajuanda Moody

38.30*

1991

Lajuanda Moody

39.35

1992

Lajuanda Moody

39.20

1993

Kristin Quackenbush

39.00

1994

Kristin Quackenbush

39.40

1995

Vault Name Cathie Price

Score Year 9.45 1985

Maureen Repmann

9.35

1987

Yvette Clark

9.65

1989

Kristin Quackenbush

9.95

1994

Karla Hairston

9.975

1995

Uneven Parallel Bars Name Jan Funderburk

Score Year 9.45 1984

Jan Funderburk

9.35

1985

Lajuanda Moody

9.85

1992

Lajuanda Moody

9.80

1993

Karla Hairston

9.875

1995

Balance Beam Name Lajuanda Moody

Score Year 9.80 1992

Karla Hairston

9.80*

1993

Lajuanda Moody

9.75

1994

Kristin Quackenbush

9.90

1995

Floor Exercise Name Andrea DeFelice

Score Year 9.65 1989

Susie Pierce

9.65

1990

Lajuanda Moody

9.75

1991

Lajuanda Moody

9.90*

1992

Lajuanda Moody

9.85

1993

Kristin Quackenbush

9.80

1994

Kristin Quackenbush

9.85

1995

* Tied for championship

105

Conference Honors

Jaime Hill

Christen Simpson Janáe Cox

Jessica Bartgis Mehgan Morris Erica Watson

Naja Johnson

Big 12 Honors

West Virginia University’s first season in the Big 12 Conference was in 2013. The Conference awards four annual awards: Gymnast of the Year, Newcomer of the Year, Event Specialist of the Year and Scholar-Athlete of the Year.

First Team

2013

Kristen Macrie 2013

Amy Bieski

Hope Sloanhoffer

1997 1998 2001 2007 2011 2012

Kelly Foley

2000

Mehgan Morris Amy Bieski

Hope Sloanhoffer

Alaska Richardson

1998 2002 2007 2009 2011

Kelly Foley

Dinorh Boyd

Amanda Halovanic Jessica Bartgis Kari Williams

Rebecca Slobig Danielle Lilly

Kristen Macrie

Alyssa DeSantis Carri Nagle Janáe Cox 1996

Erica Watson

1997, 1998, 1999

Nicole Roach

1996, 1997

Amy Bieski

1998 1999

2000, 2001, 2002, 2003 2001

2002, 2005

2004, 2006, 2007 2006, 2007 2008, 2009 2009, 2011 2011, 2012 2012

1996

1997, 1998 2000 2001 2004 2004

Jaime Gold

2005, 2008

Amy Bieski

2008, 2010

Erica Watson Emily Kerwin

Tina Maloney

2006 2009

2009, 2011, 2012 2010 2012

Bars

First Team Kristin Quackenbush

1996, 1997

Kelly Foley

1998, 2000

Umme Salim

Rebecca Slobig Dinorh Boyd

106

Umme Salim

Second Team

Chelsea Goldschrafe 1997

Janáe Cox

Amy Bieski

Chelsi Tabor

Kristin Quackenbush

Kristen Macrie

Chelsi Tabor

Karla Hairston

1997, 1998 1999 2001

kaylyn MILLICK

2003

Outstanding Senior Gymnast Umme Salim

Jaime Gold

Nikki West

Scholar-Athlete of the Year Amanda Halovanic

Dinorh Boyd Janáe Cox

Gymnast of the Year

Janáe Cox

TeShawne Jackson Kari Williams

West Virginia University was a charter member of the East Atlantic Gymnastics League (EAGL). Competition began in 1996 as West Virginia hosted the inaugural championships. Other EAGL members include Maryland, New Hampshire, North Carolina, North Carolina State, Pitt, Rutgers and George Washington. Towson was a member of the EAGL from 1996-2004 and George Washington’s first year was in 2005.

Dinorh Boyd

Karla Hairston

2011 2012 2012

Second Team

TeShawne Jackson

First Team

Umme Salim

EAGL Honors

Umme Salim

1996, 1998, 2001

2009

2011

Kelly Foley

Linda Burdette

Nikki West

All-Around

Kristin Quackenbush

2006

Coach of the Year

Kristin Quackenbush

All-Big 12 Championship Team Kaylyn Millick

Mehgan Morris

All-League Team Vault

All-Big 12 Team – Vault Jaida Lawrence

2004

2008

Emily Kerwin

Hope Sloanhoffer

Janáe Cox

2005

2006, 2007, 2008, 2009

2009, 2010, 2011

Amy Bieski

Rookie of the Year

2002

2004, 2006, 2007

Nicole Roach

Kaylyn Millick

Conference Honors

2001

1996 1996

1997, 1999

1998 2000 2002 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006

2008, 2009, 2010

2012

Beam

Linda Burdette

First Team Karla Hairston

Jessica Nonnemacher Kristin Quackenbush Umme Salim

Rebecca Slobig Danielle Lilly

Amanda Halovanic Kristen Macrie Janรกe Cox

Gretchen Richter

Cheryl Goldenfield Mehgan Morris

Kiersten Spoerke

Hope Sloanhoffer

1996

1997, 1998 1997 1998 1999

1999, 2000 2001 2002

2004, 2005, 2006, 2007 2004 2005 2008 2009

2011, 2012

Second Team Jessica Nonnemacher Umme Salim

Rebecca Slobig Dinorh Boyd

Alyssa DeSantis

Cheryl Goldenfield Kiersten Spoerke Mehgan Morris Shelly Purkat Amy Bieski

Chelsi Tabor

Amanda Carpenter Kaylyn Millick

1996 1996

1997, 1998 2001, 2003

Shirley Lee

Rebecca Slobig

TeShawne Jackson Kristen Macrie Janรกe Cox

Tynisha Dennis Amy Bieski

Mehgan Morris

Kiersten Spoerke

Hope Sloanhoffer

Alaska Richardson

2006 2008 2009 2009 2010 2010 2012 2012

1996, 1997, 1998

Kristen Macrie Dinorh Boyd

Amanda Halovanic Janรกe Cox

Cheryl Goldenfield Mehgan Morris Shelly Purkat

Naja Johnson Tina Maloney Amy Bieski

Kaylyn Millick

1996

Kristin Quackenbush

1996, 1997

Umme Salim

1996, 1997, 1998

Shirley Lee

1998

Kristen Macrie Dinorh Boyd Janรกe Cox

Jessica Bartgis Amy Bieski

Mehgan Morris

2000, 2001, 2002 2001

2004, 2005, 2006, 2007 2005

2008, 2009, 2010, 2011

Kaylyn Millick

Hope Sloanhoffer

2008, 2009 2012 2012

TeShawne Jackson Jessica Bartgis Tina Maloney

1983

Maureen Repmann

1987

Cathie Price Yvette Clark Yvette Clark Lisa Reed

Lajuanda Moody Lajuanda Moody

Kristin Quackenbush

Bars

1997, 1998 2001

2002, 2003 2004 2012

Gymnast of the Year

Cathie Price Bev Fry

Andrea DeFelice Yvette Clark

Karla Hairston

Beam

Lajuanda Moody Lajuanda Moody Lajuanda Moody

Floor

2001, 2002

Jana Perry*

1993

Jan Funderburk

2005, 2007

Kristin Quackenbush* *co winner

1995

Andrea DeFelice

2001, 2002, 2003 2005, 2006, 2007

Karla Hairston*

2008, 2009, 2010 2008, 2009 2009 2011 2012

Shari Retton Cathie Price

Andrea DeFelice

2000

2001, 2003 2002 2004 2006 2006 2008 2009 2010 2011

Dainty Mae Hiser

1985 1987 1990 1991 1992

Outstanding Freshman Gymnast Lajuanda Moody Elizabeth Byrnes Karla Hairston

Kristin Quackenbush Umme Salim

1991 1992 1993 1994 1995

Linda Burdette

1986

1985 1987 1988 1989 1989 1992 1994

1984 1991 1992 1993 1994

1983

Cathie Price

1985

Andrea DeFelice Lajuanda Moody Lajuanda Moody Lajuanda Moody

All-Around

1985 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1994

Jan Funderburk

1983

Jan Funderburk

1985

Jan Funderburk Cathie Price

Andrea DeFelice Yvette Clark

Lajuanda Moody Lajuanda Moody

Coach of the Year

1985

Jan Funderburk

Susie Pierce

Outstanding Senior Gymnast

Yvette Clark 1996, 1999

1995

1984

1989

Lajuanda Moody

1988 1992

1994

Heather Meyers

1998, 1999

Lajuanda Moody

1993

1983

Jan Funderburk

Cyndi Gacek*

1987

1991

Jan Funderburk

1985

Cathie Price

1989

1984

Jan Funderburk

Jan Funderburk*

1998, 2000

1989

Shari Retton

Jana Perry

From 1983-95, West Virginia University was a member of the Atlantic 10 conference and collected 71 conference awards. The league recognized an all-conference team on all four events plus the all-around and awarded four individual honors from 1983-94. In 1995, the league awarded only a gymnast of the year and a freshman of the year. The Atlantic 10 also awarded an all-academic team from 1983-95.

1988

1983

Andrea DeFelice

Atlantic 10 Honors

1985

Jan Funderburk Jan Funderburk

Second Team Amanda Halovanic

Jan Funderburk

1996, 1997

Second Team Nikki West

Karla Hairston

2004

First Team

Kristin Quackenbush

VAULT

First Team

Nikki West

FLOOR Jessica Nonnemacher

All-Around

1989

Lajuanda Moody

1984 1985 1987 1989 1991 1993 1994

2012

107

janรกe cox

Academic HONORS CoSIDA Academic All-America All-Americans Second Team

Cathie Price Jessica Nonnemacher

1987 1997, 1998

Third Team

Amanda Halovanic Janรกe Cox

2002 2007

CoSIDA District II All-Academic Team First Team

Cathie Price Jessica Nonnemacher Amanda Halovanic Janรกe Cox

1987 1997, 1998 2002, 2003 2007

Second Team Kiersten Spoerke

2010

NACGC/W Scholastic All-Americans Cathie Price 1987 Karen Kirszenstein 1990 Kendra Ruppert 1990 Jana Perry 1991 Susie Pierce 1991 Wendy Crumbaker 1994 Adriana Manago 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998 Jessica Nonnemacher 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000 Kristin Quackenbush 1996, 1997 Shelley White 1997 Kelly Foley 1998 Shirley Lee 1998 Danielle Lilly 1998 Debora Santiago 1998 Amanda Halovanic 2001, 2002, 2003 Aimee Brown 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007 Janรกe Cox 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007 Lequita Williams 2004, 2005 Jessica Bartgis 2005 Amie Bouchier 2005, 2006, 2007 Jaime Gold 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008 Cheryl Goldenfield 2005, 2006, 2007 Margaret Ann Moore 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008 Alyssa DeSantis 2006 Rachel Hardin 2006, 2007, 2008 Kara Weaver Heather Izer Kiersten Spoerke Stephanie Keaton Shelly Purkat

108

2006, 2007, 2008 2007, 2008, 2009 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 2008, 2009, 2010

Jenn Sharon Amy Bieski Tina Maloney Haley Fairchild Arlene Hathaway Jessica Young Marina Galante Naja Johnson Emily Kerwin Kaylyn Millick Nicole Roach Hope Sloanhoffer Bethany Yurko Parker Beattie Reilly Beattie Chelsea Goldschrafe Gina Costa Jaida Lawrence

2009, 2010 2010 2010, 2011 2010 2010, 2011 2010 2011, 2012, 2013 2011 2011 2011 2011, 2012 2011, 2012, 2013 2011, 2012, 2013 2012 2012 2012 2013 2013

Academic All-Big 12 Chelsea Goldschrafe Kaylyn Millick Lia Salzano Hope Sloanhoffer Bethany Yurko

Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team Gina Costa Melissa Idell Jaida Lawrence

Academic All-EAGL

2013 2013 2013 2013 2013

2013 2013 2013

Karla Hairston 1996 Adriana Manago 1996, 1997, 1998 Jessica Nonnemacher 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000 Kristin Quackenbush 1996, 1997 Umme Salim 1996, 1997 Kelly Foley 1997, 1998, 1999 Shirley Lee 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000 Danielle Lilly 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000 Nikki West 1997, 1998, 1999 Shelley White 1997, 1998 Rebecca Slobig 1998 Jessica Rohm 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002 Debora Santiago 1999 Christen Simpson 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002

Jen Cooper Amanda Halovanic Melissa Mascaro Jessica Bartgis Michelle Cina Jaime Hill Kristen Macrie Julie Mazzant Allison Pratus Emily Duryea Ashley Scalercio Kari Williams Casey DePerro Alyssa DeSantis Gretchen Richter Aimee Brown Janรกe Cox Lequita Williams Amie Bouchier Jaime Gold Rachel Hardin Margaret Ann Moore Carri Nagle Kara Weaver Cheryl Goldenfield Katie McGregor Sabrina Noonan Erica Watson Tynisha Dennis Heather Izer Shelly Purkat Kiersten Spoerke Elizabeth White Ashley Wilson Chelsi Tabor Amy Bieski Naja Johnson Stephanie Keaton Faye Meaden Tina Maloney Nicole Roach Jenn Sharon Jessica Young Hailey Fairchild Arlene Hathaway Emily Kerwin Alaska Richardson Makenzie Bristol Marina Galante Kaylyn Millick Hope Sloanhoffer Bethany Yurko Parker Beattie Reilly Beattie Amanda Carpenter Beth Deal Chelsea Goldschrafe Jamie Judge Lia Salzano

2000 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003 2000, 2003 2001, 2004, 2005 2001, 2002 2001, 2002 2001, 2002 2001 2001, 2002 2002, 2003 2002, 2003 2002 2003, 2004 2003, 2004, 2006 2003 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007 2004, 2005 2005, 2006, 2007 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008 2005 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008 2006, 2007 2006 2006 2006, 2009 2007 2007, 2008, 2009 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 2007 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 2008, 2009, 2010 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 2008, 2009, 2010 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 2009, 2011, 2012 2009, 2010 2009, 2010, 2011 2010 2010, 2011 2010, 2011 2010, 2012 2011 2011 2011, 2012 2011, 2012 2011, 2012 2012 2012 2012 2012 2012 2012 2012

Academic All-Atlantic 10 Cathie Price

1985, 1986, 1987

Susie Pierce

1991

Karen Kirszenstein Jana Perry

Karla Hairston

1990 1992 1995

Team AWARDS The Linda Burdette-Good Award for the Most Valuable Gymnast

Previously named the Most Valuable Gymnast award, the honor, presented annually by the WVU athletic department since the initial season of gymnastics in 1974, is voted upon by members of the gymnastics team. The award’s new name was adapted in 2011 following Burdette-Good’s retirement after 37 years at the helm.

1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007

Danielle lilly

Teresa Lucas Dana Davis Lavon Smith Dana Davis Lisa Neutze Lisa Neutze Lisa Neutze Lisa Neutze Donna Donati Shari Retton Jan Funderburk Jan Funderburk Cathie Price Cathie Price Cyndi Gacek Andrea DeFelice Andrea DeFelice Susie Pierce Lajuanda Moody Karla Hairston Lajuanda Moody Karla Hairston Kristin Quackenbush Kristin Quackenbush Umme Salim Rebecca Slobig Kristen Macrie Dinorh Boyd TeShawne Jackson Alyssa DeSantis Janáe Cox Janáe Cox Mehgan Morris Janáe Cox

2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013

Amy Bieski, Mehgan Morris Mehgan Morris Chelsi Tabor Hope Sloanhoffer Hope Sloanhoffer Kaylyn Millick

John Quackenbush Award for Mountaineer Spirit

The John Quackenbush Award for Mountaineer Spirit is presented annually to the gymnast who displays the most perseverance and enthusiasm for the sport of gymnastics. The award is named in honor of the late John Quackenbush, a great parent and friend of the Mountaineer gymnastics program. Each spring, members of the WVU gymnastics team vote on the gymnast who best exemplifies these characteristics to honor the memory of John Quackenbush.

1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013

Kristin Quackenbush Allison Gaidish Rebecca Slobig Danielle Lilly TeShawne Jackson Julie Mazzant Julie Mazzant TeShawne Jackson Gretchen Richter Amie Bouchier Gretchen Richter Jaime Gold Kara Weaver Erica Watson Jenn Sharon Emily Kerwin Beth Deal Beth Deal

Joseph Medrick Award

Named after a longtime Mountaineer gymnastics supporter who initiated the award in 1981, the Joseph Medrick Award signifies the all-around gymnast with the highest scoring average for the season.

1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989

Lisa Neutze Shari Retton Jan Funderburk Jan Funderburk Jan Funderburk Cathie Price Cathie Price Andrea DeFelice Yvette Clark

1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013

Susie Pierce Lajuanda Moody Lajuanda Moody Lajuanda Moody Lajuanda Moody Karla Hairston Kristin Quackenbush Kristin Quackenbush Umme Salim Kelly Foley Kristen Macrie Dinorh Boyd Kristen Macrie TeShawne Jackson Janáe Cox Janáe Cox Janáe Cox Janáe Cox Mehgan Morris Mehgan Morris Amy Bieski Amy Bieski Hope Sloanhoffer Hope Sloanhoffer

Sally Medrick Award

Named in honor of a strong supporter of West Virginia gymnastics, the Medrick family first donated this award in 1981. It is awarded to the most improved gymnast of the year as voted upon by team members.

1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013

Nettie Angotti Dawn Prevost Maria Ciocca Chris Schenck Cathie Price Bev Fry Lynn Olson Angela Hunter Beth Foltz Beth Foltz Jennifer Kearney Beth Foltz Kim Ruppert Lisa Reed Becky Morrison Wendy Crumbaker Jenni Kaye Adriana Manago Jodi Barnes Nikki West Jodi Barnes Shirley Lee Christen Simpson Melissa Mascaro Jessica Bartgis Kari Williams Kari Williams Amie Bouchier Aimee Brown Margaret Ann Moore Aimee Brown Kara Weaver Ashley Wilson Alysha Pretzello Faye Meaden Bethany Yurko Bethany Yurko Melissa Idell

109

All-Time SCOREs Nanette Schnaible

Armed with a thrifty $6,000 budget, Schnaible, West Virginia’s first gymnastics coach, took a team consisting of mostly former club gymnasts and guided WVU to a 5 2 record. Schnaible’s lone season at the helm of the fledgling program produced wins against Pitt, Fairmont State (twice) and Frostburg State (twice).

81.96 69.70 72.25 73.30 71.50 67.60

at Pitt

at Frostburg State Fairmont State Fairmont State

at Fairmont State at Slippery Rock

at SUNY Brockport

81.81 51.70 32.10 38.40 47.10 91.35

W W W W W L

79.30

L

In 1974, gymnastics, basketball and tennis began intercollegiate competition as the first three women’s varsity sports at West Virginia University.

76.95

75.55 60.00

80.88 84.50

Indiana, Pa.

at Indiana, Pa. Franklin & Marshall at Ohio State

at Eastern Kentucky Miami, Ohio

108.73 115.25 113.20 106.55 116.45 117.70 112.05

Frostburg State

146.20

at Kent State Bowling Green

at Youngstown State Ohio State at Indiana, Pa. Frostburg State

75.80

Slippery Rock

90.90

L

96.00

Fairmont State

67.28

W

72.35 70.46 77.65 75.70

82.55

at Frostburg State at Fairmont State SUNY Brockport Frostburg State

at Indiana, Pa. Franklin & Marshall Fairmont State at Pitt Youngstown State

61.80 50.00 75.60 53.30 80.00 68.00 59.55 86.75 89.10

1976 (7-4) Coach Linda Burdette

L

W W W W L W W L L

Frostburg State

56.14

W

79.75

at Pitt

80.35

L

85.85

at Slippery Rock Youngstown State

96.00 86.90

131.65

L L

at Frostburg State at Slippery Rock

129.85 Pitt 129.60 131.02

Youngstown State at Indiana, Pa.

129.45 Clarion 128.80

134.75 124.40 85.30 113.63 105.60 105.50

143.52

William & Mary

103.25 131.55

134.05

L

W W W W W W

W L L L L L

W W W W L

W W L

131.92 W 111.70 110.55

144.50 108.629

W W L

W

Maryland Baltimore Co. 100.179 W OAISW Ohio Championships at Ohio State (6 teams) 1. Kent State 139.80; 2. Bowling Green 138.05; 3. Ohio State 133.55; 4. West Virginia 128.10; 5. Miami, Ohio 115.60; 6. Youngstown State 113.00.

1979 (6-10) Coach Linda Burdette Frostburg State James Madison

100.70 103.50

W W

121.15

Kent State

129.70

L

119.05 122.15 119.85

at Pitt

at Ohio State Eastern Kentucky Bowling Green Slippery Rock Penn State

120.70

at Towson North Carolina Springfield

126.50

at Clarion

120.95 125.70

Indiana, Pa.

William & Mary

at Youngstown State

130.15 130.30 125.75 127.35

L L L L

115.65 138.30

W L

106.50

W

113.65

W

127.30 125.75 124.30 142.65 111.78

1980 (15-5) Coach Linda Burdette 127.10

at Pitt James Madison Maryland

133.15 L 122.70 W 105.90 W

131.15

at Kent State Michigan Illinois Chicago

133.30 L 134.30 L 124.75 W

133.89

131.00 132.45

L L L L

W

at Frostburg Towson

at Bowling Green Ohio State Slippery Rock

135.00 Frostburg Youngstown 136.95

at Indiana, Pa.

135.03

at Clarion

136.80 Pitt 138.95

Georgetown

134.80 Maryland Penn

113.00 W 119.10 W

133.70 131.40

L L

129.35

W

130.00

W

124.53

W

117.35 W 111.65 W 130.90 W 91.35

W

123.50 W 114.50 W

Temple 78.90 W EAIAW Regional at Penn State (8 teams) 1. Penn State 148.55; 2. West Virginia 135.70; 3. Massachusetts 134.35; 4. Yale 132.70; 5. New Hampshire 132.40; 6. Pitt 131.55; 7. Cornell 125.90; 8. Rutgers 122.15.

1981 (20-3) Coach Linda Burdette 126.00

at Massachusetts Rhode Island New Hampshire

123.80 112.10 130.35

W W L

130.05

Kent State

127.15

W

131.90 134.90 127.10 139.00 138.65

116.65

124.85

83.22 78.00

123.95

1978 (7-2) Coach Linda Burdette

135.83 Towson

92.45

91.44

at Clarion

at Pitt

Only the second coach in the history of West Virginia gymnastics, Burdette-Good constantly worked to upgrade the Mountaineer program. She took the program from its infancy as a member of the West Virginia Conference in the AIAW all the way to the NCAA Championships. The WVU alumna coached All-Americans Janàe Cox, Lajuanda Moody, Kristin Quackenbush and Shari Retton and was named 1995 NCAA Southeast Regional Coach of the Year. In 2004, she eclipsed the 500-win milestone, and in 2009, she amassed over 600 victories, making her the all-time winningest Mountaineer coach with a WVU team. She retired in 2011 after 37 highly successful and memorable seasons.

at Kent State

84.15 77.65

129.25

122.30

61.25

80.85

Slippery Rock

Linda Burdette-Good

1975 (7-5) Coach Linda Burdette

67.05

1977 (5-6) Coach Linda Burdette

118.78 Clarion

37 Seasons: 1975-2011 · Record: 644-263-4

110

95.85

80.70

1 Season: 1974 · Record: 5-2

1974 (5-2) Coach Nanette Schnaible

86.80 Towson

MAIAW Regional at West Virginia (14 teams) 1. Kent State 134.20; 2. Indiana State 131.65; 3. Southern Illinois 131.35; 4. Bowling Green 131.25; 5. Ohio State 128.75; 6. Michigan 128.45; 7. Michigan State 128.35; 8. Illinois 127.45; 9. Illinois Chicago 126.65; 10. West Virginia 125.60; 11. Central Michigan 121.90; 12. Indiana 121.50; 13. Wisconsin-Oshkosh 117.15; 14. Illinois State 116.65. At the conclusion of the 1978-79 season, West Virginia joined the EAIAW.

136.20 125.85

at Pitt James Madison Ohio State Bowling Green Indiana, Pa.

James Madison Frostburg State Slippery Rock

at Miami, Ohio Eastern Kentucky Ball State Notre Dame William & Mary

135.90 Clarion Youngstown State 129.35 Pitt

137.80 122.85 132.60 126.60 109.90 123.50 102.70 128.40 130.95 128.10 135.20 129.85 110.80

L W W W W W W W W W W W W

130.55 W 118.55 W 138.80

L

133.85 Temple 106.80 W Maryland 129.25 W Penn 130.80 W EAIAW Regional at Pittsburgh (8 teams) 1. Penn State 145.75; 2. Pitt 142.45; 3. New Hampshire 140.10; 4. West Virginia 135.10; 5. Massachusetts 134.95; 6. Clarion 131.80; 7. Maryland 130.30; 8. Penn 125.05.

1982 (18-7) Coach Linda Burdette 135.80 138.85

at Indiana, Pa.

Frostburg State Southern Illinois

116.95 109.90 92.10

W W W

132.10 132.10

at Ohio State Eastern Michigan Southern Illinois at Kent State Michigan State Ohio State

142.30 Florida 132.90

131.70 136.60 137.80

at Slippery Rock at Duke Kentucky Alabama Maryland James Madison North Carolina Penn State at Clarion

141.00 Pitt North Carolina State 138.40

at Youngstown State

133.10 130.00 92.50 131.10 138.10 138.35

L W W W L L

142.10 W 134.15

L

Forfeit W 129.85 W 140.30 L 133.50 L 124.45 133.45 141.85 134.00

W W L W

138.85 W 129.95 W 115.00

W

141.95 Maryland 140.35 W Penn 135.55 W Temple 112.75 W EAIAW Regional at Clarion (8 teams) 1. West Virginia 139.25; 2. Yale 138.35; 3. Maryland 137.35; 4. Clarion 136.55; 5. Rhode Island 135.35; 6. Cornell 134.95; 7. Penn 132.75; 8. Northeastern 129.05. AIAW National Championships at Memphis (12 teams) 1. Florida 143.90; 2. Alabama 142.85; 3. West Virginia 141.40; 4. Georgia 141.30; 5. Ohio State 141.05; 6. Brigham Young 140.85; 7. Minnesota 140.65; 8. Oklahoma State 138.80; 9. Utah State 137.45; 10. Oral Roberts 136.95; 11. Washington State 134.40; 12. Southern Illinois 133.25. West Virginia’s affiliation with NCAA regional and championship competition began with the 1983 season.

1983 (24-8) Coach Linda Burdette 162.30 168.65 169.30 167.55

at Slippery Rock James Madison Duke

at Kent State Youngstown State New Mexico Clarion Indiana, Pa.

at Pitt Michigan State

168.80 Alabama 172.93 173.40

169.50 129.15

L W

165.95 W 152.10 W 152.25 W 161.00 161.90

178.95

W W L

at North Carolina State 171.46 W Duke Forfeit W at North Carolina Jacksonville State

170.00 164.35

at Penn State Pitt

175.65 L 165.20 W

177.40 Nebraska 169.95

157.95 W 155.25 W 160.85 W

177.80

1981 MOUNTAINEERS

W W L

173.60 Florida Ohio State 171.40 169.60

180.85 175.40

Kent State Slippery Rock

168.30 164.25

at Temple Maryland Penn

L L

W W

163.95 W 160.05 W 157.40 W

169.65 Kentucky

165.70 W

Atlantic 10 Championships at Rhode Island

1. Penn State 2. Massachusetts 3. West Virginia 4. Rhode Island 5. Temple 6. Rutgers 7. George Washington

176.55 173.00 171.25 165.00 158.65 146.00 139.90

L L W W W W

NCAA East Regional at West Virginia (7 teams) 1. Ohio State 177.80; 2. New Hampshire 176.85; 3. Penn State 176.80; 4. West Virginia 173.70; 5. Massachusetts 169.05; 6. North Carolina State 168.30; 7. Duke 167.85. West Virginia was switched from the NCAA East to the NCAA Southeast Region after the 1983 campaign.

1984 (13-9) Coach Linda Burdette James Madison

161.00

W

150.80

at Kent State Bowling Green

168.95 168.40

L L

163.15 160.35

at Ohio State Nebraska

179.45 L 170.20 L

at Clarion

157.05

at Slippery Rock

159.05

164.65 Pitt 176.20

at Florida

167.60

Penn State

172.10 173.25 171.40 175.30

178.10

W L L

175.20 169.60

Indiana, Pa.

at Penn Maryland Temple

W

188.05

at Bowling Green

North Carolina State

L L

170.00

W

171.05

W

151.10 W 171.35 W 164.45 W

Atlantic 10 Championships at Rhode Island

1. Penn State 2. West Virginia 3. Massachusetts 4. Rhode Island 5. Temple 6. Rutgers 7. George Washington

182.35 177.05 171.55 169.40 169.25 158.75 122.65

176.90

James Madison

141.45

W

174.40

at Kentucky

174.60

L

181.45

North Carolina Kent State

173.55 163.00

W W

178.55 173.85

L W

171.50 170.15

W W

174.30

W

177.80 Kentucky 172.80

179.50 178.25 178.10 180.15 179.40 178.35 174.00

at James Madison Pitt Maryland Kent State North Carolina State

Bowling Green Clarion

at Pitt Oklahoma State at Penn State

at Indiana, Pa. Eastern Michigan at Maryland Temple Penn at Radford

at North Carolina

159.15 W 137.15 W 171.70 W 171.25 W 167.35 W 163.20 W

173.70 W 167.40 W

182.10

L

177.20 W 173.15 W 163.05 W 179.50

Atlantic 10 Championships at West Virginia

167.60 163.25

1985 (23-5) Coach Linda Burdette

L W W W W W

NCAA Southeast Regional at Florida (6 teams) 1. Florida 187.95; 2. Georgia 181.85; 3. West Virginia 174.35; 4. North Carolina State 174.20; 5. North Carolina 173.40; 6. Maryland 172.00.

L

1. Penn State 179.35 L 2. West Virginia 177.60 3. Temple 175.00 W 4. Rhode Island 168.55 W 5. Massachusetts 165.75 W 6. George Washington 163.85 W 7. Rutgers 152.55 W NCAA Southeast Regional at Georgia (6 teams) 1. Florida 186.95; 2. Georgia 182.60; 3. West Virginia 176.80; 4. North Carolina 176.15; 5. Maryland 170.30; 6. Kentucky 167.50.

1986 (16-11-1) Coach Linda Burdette 165.60

Kent State Clarion Slippery Rock

159.95 W 147.45 W 133.45 W

168.40

at Clarion

163.60

170.35 171.35 170.20

173.50 175.85

at Kentucky Ohio State Ball State

at Kent State

at James Madison North Carolina Auburn at Florida Nebraska Minnesota at Penn State Indiana, Pa.

177.50 Pitt Maryland 176.95

Ohio State

177.65

Indiana State Temple

179.70

at North Carolina

169.10 178.35 162.45

W L W

171.55

L

W

163.50 W 176.40 L 165.25 W 181.70 L 177.70 L 173.85 L 182.95 171.20

L W

184.85

L

177.50 T 177.00 W 184.75

L

177.95 L 170.40 W

Atlantic 10 Championships at Rhode Island

1. Penn State 185.75 L 2. West Virginia 176.05 3. Temple 173.70 W 4. Rhode Island 173.15 W 5. Massachusetts 169.75 W 6. George Washington 164.75 W 7. Rutgers 147.85 W NCAA Southeast Regional at West Virginia (6 teams) 1. Georgia 186.80; 2. Florida 185.40; 3. North Carolina 180.65; 4. Kentucky 180.40; 5. Maryland 179.50; 6. West Virginia 178.40.

111

Atlantic 10 Championships at Temple

1987 (13-7) Coach Linda Burdette 175.10

at Penn State

179.00

176.70

Kent State

167.25

170.30 176.55 174.20 177.90

175.35 175.60 179.35 183.35

North Carolina State North Carolina at Maryland

at Indiana, Pa.

at Temple Maryland Penn

at Louisiana State Rhode Island

at Houston Baptist at Florida

181.55 Kentucky

L

164.90

W

175.60

W

179.00 170.20

W L

W

175.90 L 177.40 L 161.50 W 186.05 174.25

L W

190.80

L

160.20

W

179.25 W

Atlantic 10 Championships at Rhode Island

1. Penn State 182.15 L 2. West Virginia 177.25 3. Rhode Island 173.10 W 4. Temple 170.75 W 5. Massachusetts 167.00 W 6. George Washington 161.85 W 7. Rutgers 158.75 W NCAA Southeast Regional at Florida (7 teams) 1. Florida 187.90; 2. Georgia 186.70; 3. West Virginia 182.30; 4. Maryland 181.80; 5. Kentucky 180.05; 6. William & Mary 174.35; 7. Towson 173.15.

175.00

Penn State Maryland Indiana, Pa.

176.15

at North Carolina State 159.65 W Radford 169.55 W

178.55 173.45 179.30

at North Carolina Maryland

at New Hampshire Michigan State North Carolina at Kentucky

179.00 Florida 180.00 176.85 175.40 177.35

at Kent State

at Penn Temple

at Auburn North Carolina

at Georgia College

180.30 Radford 182.95 Pitt

176.65 L 176.25 L 172.70 W 180.10

L

177.30 W 182.90 L 176.35 182.30 172.85 182.90

L L W L

Forfeit W 182.65

L

171.05 W 173.75 W 182.30 179.25 172.55

1989 (19-10) Coach Linda Burdette 175.75 181.90 181.85

L L

W

169.90 W 181.50 W

at Penn State

185.80

at Maryland

George Washington

183.85 Kentucky 183.95

at William & Mary George Washington

182.80

at Towson Northeastern

184.35

183.10 184.75

1988 (16-11) Coach Linda Burdette

179.00 Towson

1. Penn State 186.05 2. West Virginia 182.30 3. Temple 180.20 4. Rhode Island 179.10 5. Massachusetts 177.90 6. George Washington 177.25 7. Rutgers 168.50 NCAA Southeast Regional at Florida (7 teams) 1. Georgia 189.80; 2. Florida 189.10; 3. Towson 184.00; 4. Kentucky 183.45; 5. Maryland 181.40; 6. West Virginia 181.00; 7. North Carolina 178.00.

182.65

185.35 185.35 184.75

Kent State

W W W W W

L L

W

182.50 178.90

W W

181.70 W

W

192.30 L 187.45 L 185.60 L 185.35 L 182.25 W

North Carolina

North Carolina State Indiana, Pa. Temple at Louisiana State Maryland North Carolina State New Hampshire

Atlantic 10 Championships at George Washington

182.60

W

180.95 W 181.35 W 180.30 W 189.85 L 186.95 L 183.05 W 184.95 184.45

179.25 Georgia Ohio State Wisconsin Indiana, Pa.

188.05 L 181.15 L 178.80 W 175.50 W

182.15

182.10

184.10

at North Carolina George Washington

182.55

at Kent State

at Kentucky

William & Mary

W W

1. Penn State

186.85

2. West Virginia

185.55

L

3. Temple

184.30

W

4. Massachusetts

180.95

W

5. George Washington

180.30

W

6. Rhode Island

180.25

182.60

Bowling Green Iowa Rhode Island

180.15

at Temple Vermont

185.45

184.05 181.05 185.55

179.80

W

W W L

178.80 W 177.80 W 176.80 W

at Indiana, Pa.

183.55

W

179.50 W 175.85 W

at Georgia Utah State Kentucky Brigham Young North Carolina

191.75 L 186.90 L 185.40 L 185.20 L 184.00 W

at Auburn

186.65

at Utah Oklahoma

L

193.10 L 185.10 W

180.40 W

185.40 Pitt

184.30 W

Atlantic 10 Championships at Massachusetts 1. Penn State 187.45 L 2. Massachusetts 184.90 L 3. West Virginia 183.10 4. Temple 178.35 W 5. Rutgers 178.15 W 6. George Washington 176.25 W 7. Rhode Island 175.55 W NCAA Southeast Regional at Florida (7 teams) 1. Georgia 193.350; 2. Florida 190.425; 3. Kentucky 188.825; 4. Towson 188.775; 5. West Virginia 186.85; 6. William & Mary 184.45; 7. North Carolina State 183.275.

1991 (23-7) Coach Linda Burdette 181.60

Penn State Rutgers Indiana, Pa.

186.75 L 178.80 W 176.15 W

W

186.00

James Madison

177.90

W

7. Rutgers 178.00 W NCAA Southeast Regional at Kentucky (7 teams) 1. Georgia 193.20; 2. Florida 191.05; 3. Maryland 186.15; 4. Towson 185.05; 5. Kentucky 182.80; 6. North Carolina State 182.30; 7. West Virginia 181.55.

184.10

at Indiana, Pa.

181.80

W

188.35

at Michigan State Florida Michigan

185.05

at Towson

185.45

186.50 Michigan William & Mary 183.85

187.95 185.85 184.75 186.45

at Ohio State Bowling Green Kent State Denver

183.50 W 181.25 W 179.70 W 178.80 W 186.05 W 189.05 L 185.55 W

Auburn Temple Maryland

187.55 L 183.65 W 180.05 W

at Missouri Wisconsin

188.05 L 183.85 W

at Nebraska

at Massachusetts New Hampshire at Pitt

1. Penn State 2. West Virginia 3. Massachusetts

L

183.35 W 183.20 W

185.00

W

186.90

L

183.05 180.55

Atlantic 10 Championships at George Washington

112

W W

184.65

186.45 Rutgers

184.95

1992 MOUNTAINEERS

179.90 178.15

182.05

184.15 Towson

178.50

175.65

1990 (21-11) Coach Linda Burdette

182.90

184.40 L 182.05 W

at Florida Oklahoma Minnesota Michigan State Maryland

at Pitt

182.50

L

189.65 186.55 185.25

W W

L W

5. Rhode Island 189.10 W 6. Rutgers 183.55 W NCAA Southeast Regional at Florida (7 teams) 1. Georgia 196.55; 2. Florida 191.475; 3. Towson 189.075; 4. George Washington 186.875; 5. Kentucky 185.075; 6. West Virginia 184.975; 7. North Carolina State 183.55.

Lajaunda Moody and Linda Burdette

1993 (17-5) Coach Linda Burdette 182.55

at Michigan Pitt

188.50 L 181.40 W

188.85

North Carolina State Indiana, Pa.

185.25 161.40

W W

191.95 177.05

L W

186.25

191.20 188.20 190.75 191.10 188.25 190.00

at Towson Massachusetts

Penn State Indiana, Pa.

at Kentucky Indiana, Pa.

at Ohio State

George Washington

at Georgia Penn State Massachusetts at Pitt Indiana, Pa.

186.15 W 183.10 W

190.65 139.55

191.55

W W

L

185.90

W

188.30 180.30

W W

197.55 L 193.15 L 186.55 W

Atlantic 10 Championships at West Virginia

4. George Washington 185.25 W 5. Rhode Island 182.85 W 6. Rutgers 178.30 W 7. Temple 116.45 W NCAA Southeast Regional at Georgia (7 teams) 1. Georgia 194.275; 2. Florida 191.175; 3. West Virginia 189.775; 4. Towson 187.30; 5. North Carolina 185.825; 6. George Washington 185.525; 7. Maryland 183.90.

1. West Virginia 192.70 2. George Washington 190.05 W 3. Massachusetts 189.25 W 4. Rhode Island 188.00 W 5. Temple 183.75 W 6. Rutgers 182.30 W NCAA Southeast Regional at Georgia (7 teams) 1. Georgia 197.50; 2. Florida 194.30; 3. North Carolina State 191.00; 4. Kentucky 190.80; 5. Towson 190.50; 6. West Virginia 190.25; 7. George Washington 189.35.

1992 (26-7-1) Coach Linda Burdette

1994 (18-5) Coach Linda Burdette

187.25 Kentucky Towson

188.375

New Hampshire at Penn State Minnesota

188.00

at Temple Northeastern

185.50

at Pitt Michigan

176.50 W 185.95 L

188.90

at Florida Michigan State Minnesota

192.35 L 188.90 T 187.85 W

189.60

at North Carolina State 190.25 James Madison 186.35 North Carolina 185.45

187.10

189.10

184.60 W 187.20 W

Bowling Green North Carolina

180.90 179.75

191.10

188.30 W 187.50 W 180.35 W

at Georgia Michigan

196.00 L 189.30 L

Michigan State Ohio State

189.65 187.30

at UCLA

191.40

at Penn State New Hampshire Massachusetts

187.60

187.825

at North Carolina State 189.675 L New Hampshire 185.80 W Missouri 183.425 W

190.325 Pitt Indiana, Pa. 191.55

L

183.20 W 181.25 W

Kent State

181.375 W 129.55 W 188.325

W

193.925

at Texas Women’s University 188.150 Northern Illinois 187.00

188.525

Atlantic 10 Championships at George Washington

L

W W W

1. West Virginia 190.70 2. George Washington 190.35 W 3. Massachusetts 189.925 W 4. Rhode Island 186.125 W 5. Temple 186.10 W 6. Rutgers 185.025 W NCAA Southeast Regional at West Virginia (7 teams) 1. Georgia 196.775; 2. Florida 192.55; 3. North Carolina State 191.175; 4. Kentucky 190.825; 5. Towson 190.575; 6. George Washington 189.65; 7. West Virginia 188.325.

1995 (15-6) Coach Linda Burdette 185.525

at Pitt Michigan

181.90 W 189.65 L

188.575

at Towson James Madison

187.90 183.25

191.725

Oregon State Rhode Island

191.25 Temple 191.475

at Massachusetts

193.60

Penn State Kent State

190.725 Massachusetts Pitt

191.75

at Louisiana State Oklahoma Centenary

193.85 Rutgers

193.20 182.85

L W W W

180.525 W 190.85

W

194.30 188.275

L W

190.925 L 186.325 W

196.30 L 193.00 L 187.70 W

186.20 W

Atlantic 10 Championships at Temple

1. West Virginia 195.50 2. George Washington 190.675 W 3. Massachusetts 189.70 W 4. Temple 188.15 W 5. Rhode Island 187.725 W 6. Rutgers 185.925 W NCAA Southeast Regional at Towson (7 teams) 1. Georgia 197.575; 2. Florida 195.70; 3. West Virginia 193.325; 4. Kentucky 192.00; 5. North Carolina State 191.60; 6. Towson 190.125; 7. George Washington 188.025. ___________________________________________________ NCAA National Championships at Georgia (12 teams) 1. Utah 196.65; 2t. Alabama 196.425; 2t. Michigan 196.425; 4. UCLA 196.15; 5. Georgia 196.075; 6. Oregon State 194.85; 7. Florida 195.425; 8. Penn State 194.15; 9. Louisiana State 193.025; 10. Brigham Young 191.975; 11. Nebraska 191.75; 12. West Virginia 189.65.

W W

192.25 186.55 178.40

L

W W

194.75 L 188.55 W 186.45 W

Atlantic 10 Championships at Rhode Island

1. West Virginia 2. George Washington 3. Temple 4. Massachusetts

186.775 Towson

189.675 L 187.775 W 183.850 W

188.175

at Arizona

183.35 W 181.25 W

182.50

at UC Davis Sacramento State

187.625 L 160.075 W

at Florida

189.00

188.80 W 178.65 W

190.00 Temple Pitt 188.10

L W W

at William & Mary James Madison Northeastern

189.55 Missouri Indiana, Pa. 185.60

W W

186.75 Michigan Pitt

188.875

191.90 189.75 189.45 189.40

W W W

1996 MOUNTAINEERS

113

195.65 196.0

Michigan State

George Washington Rutgers

EAGL Championship at Rutgers

194.275

W

192.525 W 190.325 W

1. West Virginia 195.5 2. New Hampshire 193.85 W 3. North Carolina State 193.825 W 4. Maryland 192.675 W 5. Towson 192.45 W 6. Pitt 192.225 W 7. North Carolina 190.975 W 8. Rutgers 190.875 W NCAA Southeast Regional at Georgia (7 teams) 1. Georgia 198.575; 2. Florida 197.075; 3. North Carolina State 195.125; 4. West Virginia 194.8; 5. Kentucky 192.15; 6. George Washington 190.45; 7. Maryland 190.1.

1999 (19-7) Coach Linda Burdette 188.45

vs. SE Missouri St #

195.375 Pitt Temple Towson

195.000 Kentucky Ohio State Rutgers

1997 MOUNTAINEERS 1996 (17-9) Coach Linda Burdette 190.725 188.6

189.375

at Michigan Pitt

Georgia # Kentucky # Louisiana State # at Oregon State

193.7 Temple

194.4 Kentucky 192.425 191.225 192.35

191.775

at Rhode Island at Utah State UC Davis

at California Ball State Boise State UC Santa Barbara Michigan State at Penn State Nebraska

194.75 L 187.3 W 195.4 188.525 189.025 194.075

L W L L

188.775 W 192.825 W 188.2

192.025 185.125 193.925 190.925 191.15 187.25 193.575

W L W L W W W L

192.875 L 194.15 L

194.85 Rutgers 188.35 W # - Bahamas Sunshine Cup at Nassau, Bahamas

EAGL Championship at West Virginia

1. West Virginia 194.6 2. Towson 193.725 W 3. North Carolina State 192.3 W 4. Maryland 192.15 W 5. New Hampshire 191.7 W 6. North Carolina 189.3 W 7. Pitt 189.15 W 8. Rutgers 188.0 W NCAA Southeast Regional at Florida (7 teams) 1. Georgia 196.95; 2. Florida 195.375; 3. Kentucky 193.925; 4. Towson 192.65; 5t. West Virginia 191.875; 5t. North Carolina State 191.875; 7. Maryland 189.9.

1997 (22-3) Coach Linda Burdette 193.45 Michigan Towson

191.85 W 190.2 W

194.7

192.45

195.275 Pitt

114

194.8

Penn State

at New Hampshire Michigan State Temple

190.0

W W

192.25 W 191.425 W 185.975 W

194.275

at Temple

189.45

W

193.775

at Auburn Louisiana State Michigan State

191.875 196.35 191.625

W L W

197.35

192.525 195.925

Rhode Island

192.45

at Alabama 196.85 Michigan State 193.75 Southeast Missouri State 191.65 George Washington Massachusetts Rutgers

W

L L W

192.575 W 192.525 W 191.075 W

EAGL Championship at North Carolina State

1. West Virginia 196.0 2. North Carolina State 195.1 W 3. New Hampshire 193.1 W 4. Pitt 192.85 W 5. North Carolina 192.325 W 6. Towson 192.1 W 7. Maryland 191.775 W 8. Rutgers 190.05 W NCAA Southeast Regional at Kentucky (7 teams) 1. Florida 195.75; 2. Georgia 195.725; 3. West Virginia 193.15; 4. North Carolina State 192.9; 5. Kentucky 192.875; 6. Towson 192.85; 7. George Washington 189.575.

1998 (23-4) Coach Linda Burdette 190.6

at George Washington 184.55

W

195.725

New Hampshire

W

192.025 192.675

at Pitt

187.875

at Towson Temple

191.675 W 180.45 W

192.6 Temple

194.925 Auburn Maryland Radford 195.3

192.925 190.6

at Massachusetts M.I.T. at Penn State Arizona Temple

at Arizona State Ball State Central Michigan

192.225

W

186.175 W 190.725 W 190.125 W 186.6 W 193.075 W 174.4 W

195.725 L 194.475 L 186.775 W 195.875 184.325 192.8

L W L

193.1

at Maryland Temple

193.65

at Rutgers Temple Ursinus

189.875

at Minnesota

195.175 Minnesota North Carolina State

193.925

George Washington

195.400 Maryland Ball State Rutgers # - at Maui Invitational

184.375

W

191.325 W 184.600 W 190.350 W 192.575 W 192.350 W 191.550 W 195.175 L 183.15 W

192.425 W 193.200 W 192.325 W 187.675 W 177.450 W 193.575 194.375

W L

193.100 W 191.625 W 191.425 W

EAGL Championship at Maryland

1. North Carolina State 196.050 L 2. Maryland 195.475 L 3. New Hampshire 194.800 L 4. North Carolina 194.675 L 5. Towson 194.325 L 6. West Virginia 194.100 7. Pitt 192.85 W 8. Rutgers 192.375 W NCAA Region 6 Championships at WVU (6 teams) 1. Alabama 196.625; 2. West Virginia 195.275; 3. North Carolina State 194.900; 4. Maryland 194.125; 5. Ohio State 193.050; 6. Towson 192.850. ___________________________________________________ NCAA National Championship at Salt Lake City, Utah (12 teams) 1. Georgia 196.850; 2. Michigan 196.550; 3. Alabama 195.950; 4. Arizona State 195.900; 5. UCLA 195.850; 6. Nebraska 194.800; 7. Utah 195.475; 8. Penn State 194.775; 9. Louisiana State 194.475; 10. Florida 194.000; 11. Stanford 194.000; 12. West Virginia 191.850.

2000 (19-10) Coach Linda Burdette Ball State Cardinal Classic 190.825

at Ball State

193.475

L

193.850

Ohio State Rhode Island

193.950 185.225

L W

194.675

Illinois-Chicago 190.425 W Illinois 188.300 W Wisconsin-Oshkosh 175.800 W

at Towson

196.275 UMass Radford

194.175

W

190.175 W 187.675 W

N.C. State sweetHearts Invitational 194.450 195.625

at N.C. State Rhode Island William & Mary Radford at Penn State Boise State

Nebraska Masters Classic 195.475 196.475 194.525 197.275

at Nebraska Southern Utah Utah State Arizona State at Kentucky

George Washington Rutgers

EAGL Championship at Pitt

194.400

196.225 L 191.450 W 190.700 W 189.000 W 195.85 193.375

L W

196.775 193.075 192.750

L W W

195.300 195.525

W L

194.375 W 193.900 W

1. NC State 196.000 L 2. Pitt 195.275 L 3. Maryland 195.050 L 4. Towson 195.025 L 5. West Virginia 194.700 6. New Hampshire 194.550 W 7. North Carolina 194.475 W 8. Rutgers 191.800 W NCAA Region 2 Championship at Minnesota (6 teams) 1. Utah 196.325; 2. West Virginia 195.475; 3. Denver 195.450; 4. Minnesota 194.750; 5. Utah State 192.950; 6. Southern Utah 191.800. _______________________________________________ NCAA National Championship at Boise State University, Idaho (12 teams) 1. UCLA 197.3; 2. Utah 196.875; 3. Georgia 196.8; 4. Nebraska 1963.725; 5. Alabama 196.5; 6. Michigan 195.725; 7. Penn State 195.35; 8. Iowa State 195.325; 9. LSU 194.95; 10. Oregon State 194.75; 11. BYU 194.5; 12. West Virginia 194.175

2001 (21-3) Coach Linda Burdette 192.375

at Pitt Brown

193.325 Rutgers 195.175

Kent State Towson

188.900 W 183.450 W 189.025 W

193.750 W 193.275 W

195.250

at Massachusetts at Rhode Island New Hampshire Yale

196.600 Nebraska Penn State James Madison 194.750

William & Mary

196.075

George Washington

195.200 197.150 193.675

at Ohio State at Kent State at Michigan

191.925

W

193.250 W 194.650 W 192.300 W 197.050 L 194.925 W 190.100 W 189.800

W

194.025

W

197.575

L

197.075 196.300

L

W

EAGL Championship at North Carolina

1. West Virginia 196.375 2. Maryland 195.875 3. Towson 194.600 4. New Hampshire 194.375 5. North Carolina 193.325 6. NC State 193.275 7. Rutgers 191.825 8. Pitt 191.025 NCAA North Central Regional at Utah (6 teams) 1. Utah 194.075; 2. Denver 193.900; 3. Iowa State 193.375; 4. West Virginia 192.400; 5. Utah State 191.200; 6. Air Force 190.200.

2002 (22-6) Coach Linda Burdette

W W W W W W W

at Michigan State Iowa State Western Michigan

194.65 195.175 188.025

L L W

192.6

at Towson

192.0

W

195.125 Kentucky Massachusetts George Washington 194.4

Kent State Maryland James Madison

194.75

at Nebraska Arizona State Ohio State

195.975 Michigan

190.95 W 191.95 W 193.925 W 193.225 W 189.65 W 193.775 W 193.875 W 187.55 W 196.1 197.15 194.6 193.6

at New Hampshire Pitt Yale

195.275 L 192.575 W 192.1 W

196.425

at Penn State

192.75

194.55

L

L W W

Central Michigan

194.475

EAGL Championship at Towson

W W

1. North Carolina

196.425

2. West Virginia

196.025

3. Maryland

194.825

W

4. NC State

194.725

W

5. New Hampshire

194.375

W

6. Pitt

194.275

W

7. Rutgers

192.7

L

W

8. Towson 192.35 W NCAA Southeast Regional at West Virginia (6 teams) 1. Alabama 197.9; 2. Minnesota 196.05; 3. West Virginia 194.85; 4. North Carolina 194.825; 5. Kentucky 194.225; 6. Michigan State 193.15.

2003 (15-12) Coach Linda Burdette 193.975

at Pitt Ball State Kent State

190.95 192.825 193.825

W W W

194.775

Eastern Michigan

192.2

W

192.275

189.925

195.2 Pitt Rutgers

193.075

195.225 192.975 194.9 195.15 191.9

at Central Michigan at Michigan Kent State

195.4 194.925

at Maryland

193.775

Penn State Rutgers

George Washington at Rhode Island Temple

196.8 Arkansas

L W L

195.45 L 192.4 W 195.175

L

190.475 W 187.625 W 197.125 L 193.925 W 191.5 W 189.725 W

at Denver Arizona

195.325 L 193.6 W

EAGL Championship at New Hampshire

linda burdette-GOOD

1. New Hampshire 2. NC State 3. North Carolina 4. Maryland Towson 6. West Virginia 7. Pitt 8. Rutgers

L

195.15 W

195.075 Florida New Hampshire Yale Cornell 194.4

193.725

196.75 196.675 196.025 195.775 195.775 195.65 193.975 193.025

L L L L L W W

2004 (20-6-1) Coach Linda Burdette 192.775 196.25

at Arkansas Minnesota Illinois-Chicago North Carolina State Ohio State

195.3 Pitt Denver 195.25

at Penn State Rhode Island Yale

196.725 Cornell

196.375 Michigan Maryland 195.975 195.3

at Michigan State Ohio State

195.575 L 194.675 L 189.55 W 193.275 195.6

W W

195.3 T 192.675 W 195.675 L 189.325 W 189.25 W 191.975 W 196.2 W 194.95 W 196.775 194.8

at North Carolina State 196.95 North Carolina 197.025

L W L L

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EAGL Championship at Rutgers

2009 MOUNTAINEERS

1. North Carolina 195.325 2. NC State 195.075 3. West Virginia 194.9 4. New Hampshire 194.45 5. Maryland 194.175 6. George Washington 193.175 7. Rutgers 191.425 8. Pitt 190.225 NCAA Southeast Regional at Georgia (6 teams) 1. Georgia 197.425; 2. Nebraska 196.35; 3. Missouri 195.325; 4. North Carolina 194.3; t5. West Virginia 193.925; t5. North Carolina State 193.925.

L L W W W W W

2007 (28-9) Coach Linda Burdette 194.800 Michigan James Madison

194.850 L 182.475 W

192.875

193.775 L 191.950 W 191.550 W

193.150

at Pitt Maryland Michigan State

194.625

Penn State Wilson College George Washington Kent State

193.075

197.4 197.3

at Pitt James Madison Bowling Green

EAGL Championship at Pitt

196.525 191.7 193.375

W W W

1. West Virginia 197.050 2. North Carolina 196.725 W 3. NC State 196.600 W 4. Pitt 196.050 W 5. Maryland 196.025 W 6. New Hampshire 195.950 W 7. Towson 194.650 W 8. Rutgers 192.475 W NCAA Southeast Regional at North Carolina State (6 teams) 1. UCLA 197.325; 2. Nebraska 196.375; 3. North Carolina 196.350; 4. West Virginia 195.275; 5. Maryland 194.575; 6. North Carolina State 194.375.

2005 (17-7-1) Coach Linda Burdette 190.525 192.925 192.1

195.875 195.425 193.125 193.55 193.15

at Kent State at Pitt

North Carolina

Southern Utah Penn State Ball State

at Michigan at Cornell

at Rutgers vs. Bridgeport

194.6 Auburn Michigan State Kent State 194.925 Pitt 194.85 194.55

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at Eastern Michigan vs. Kent State vs. Southern Utah

190.875

L

185.5

W

194.7

W

192.2 196.65 190.975 196.95

189.625 192.525 185.725

L

L W L

W W W

194.9 L 193.675 W 193.725 W 193.35 194.175 192.975 193.9

at North Carolina State 195.325

W W W W L

EAGL Championship at NC State

1. North Carolina 195.975 2. West Virginia 195.200 2. Maryland 195.200 4. NC State 194.975 5. George Washington 194.2 6. New Hampshire 193.25 7. Rutgers 192.625 8. Pitt 191.1 NCAA Southeast Regional at Florida (6 teams) 1.Florida 196.575; 2. Georgia 195.15; 3. Denver 194.075; 3. North Carolina 194.075; 5. West Virginia 193.675; 6. North Carolina State 193.575.

2006 (22-8) Coach Linda Burdette

L T W W W W W

195.3

L

192.55

North Carolina State

191.1

W

195.1 194.2

193.625 194.9

194.075 194.875

Ohio State Iowa George Washington at Florida Arkansas North Carolina

at Southern Utah New Hampshire William & Mary

at North Carolina Pitt Penn at Pitt James Madison

194.45 California Pitt 194.625 Rutgers Temple

194.4 L 194.825 L 181.175 W 194.5 W 192.25 W 190.975 W 196.95 L 194.025 W 193.125 W 194.7

194.325 194.300 195.275

at New Hampshire Michigan State Brown

at N.C. State William & Mary George Washington Nebraska Michigan State

at Ohio State Kentucky George Washington at Arkansas Pitt New Hampshire Rutgers Temple Yale

at Minnesota

W W W

195.625 147.700 191.375 192.275

L W W W

193.925 L 194.000 L 184.500 W

194.600 W 186.225 W 191.175 W 196.975 L 194.275

W

196.250 193.350 192.650

L W W

194.625

W

195.825 L 194.150 W 189.550 W

190.225 189.975 186.925

EAGL Championship at Maryland

at Auburn

at Penn State Michigan Cornell

194.875

194.650

188.125 190.675

194.700

at Kentucky North Carolina Maryland

190.725 189.375 192.150

L

190.875 184.65

W W

193.325 185.7

W W

193.375 L 193.5 W 185.7 W

191.0 W 188.7 W 190.225 W 186.175 W

W W W

1. NC State 195.475 L 2. West Virginia 195.300 3. North Carolina 194.925 W 4. Pitt 194.150 W 5. George Washington 192.775 W 6. Rutgers 192.600 W 7. New Hampshire 191.525 W 8. Maryland 191.175 W NCAA Southeast Regional at West Virginia (6 teams) 1. UCLA 195.975; 2. LSU 195.950; 3. West Virginia 194.775; 4. Auburn 193.950; 5. NC State 193.950; 6. North Carolina 193.875.

2008 (23-8) Coach Linda Burdette

192.125 Oklahoma 195.175 L Iowa 192.875 L Wisconsin-Whitewater 181.550 W 190.300

at Michigan Arkansas

196.075 L 195.250 L

192.700

Oklahoma George Washington William & Mary

196.550 192.050 187.425

193.050

195.150 192.750

at Maryland

at Penn State at LSU

192.550

W

193.375

W

197.050

L W W L

Auburn

195.475

193.925

at Rutgers URI Bridgeport Ursinus

189.900 189.900 187.625 185.250

195.275

194.025 194.550 196.175 194.025

North Carolina

at Pitt

195.075

191.975

at George Washington 192.650 Maryland 192.500 Minnesota New Hampshire Rutgers Ohio State

195.375 193.400 188.575 194.775

EAGL Championship at West Virginia

L

W W W W W W W W W W W L

1. West Virginia 196.050 2. NC State 195.475 W 3. New Hampshire 194.550 W 4. North Carolina 193.950 W 5. Maryland 193.375 W 6. Pitt 193.175 W 7. George Washington 192.975 W 8. Rutgers 189.025 W NCAA Southeast Regional at Florida (6 teams) 1. Florida 197.525; UCLA 196.625; 3. Nebraska 196.100; 4. West Virginia 194.825; 5. NC State193.825; 6. North Carolina 191.825

193.700

at Georgia

at Michigan State Iowa Illinois State

194.775 Pitt

193.925 Maryland George Washington Rutgers 195.125

at Iowa State

EAGL Championship at NC State

194.725 Bridgeport

191.55

W

190.85

W

193.0

EAGL Championship at New Hampshire

W

1. North Carolina 196.025 L 2. NC State 195.7 L 3. West Virginia 195.075 4. New Hampshire 194.7 W 5. Pitt 194.4 W 6. Maryland 194.2 W 7. George Washington 193.575 W 8. Rutgers 187.65 W NCAA Southeast Regional at West Virginia (6 teams) 1. Stanford (196.775); 2. Michigan (195.8); 3. Southern Utah (195.325); 4. West Virginia (195.1); 5. Kent State (194.825); 6. NC State (193.425)

2011 (13-10) Coach Linda Burdette-Good Cancun Classic

194.475 L 191.775 W 187.950 W

194.05

192.700 W

W

196.375 L 196.225 L 185.950 W 196.225 194.900

L

W

193.925 193.9 189.525

194.0

NC State Maryland George Washington

193.225 W 193.0 W 188.65 W

190.55 190.825

194.0

194.475

Michigan State at NC State

194.075 Pitt Rutgers

195.1

at Penn State Pitt Bridgeport at Ohio State

195.225 Florida New Hampshire George Washington 195.725 194.925 195.025

North Carolina at Arkansas Penn State

192.575 194.55

W L

189.025 W 191.15 W 195.55 L 193.475 W 192.25 W 195.6

L

196.875 L 194.4 W 193.05 W 194.325 196.525 195.825

EAGL Championship at George Washington

W L L

1. North Carolina 195.3 L 2. New Hampshire 195.175 L 3. Maryland 195.025 L 4. West Virginia 193.725 5. Rutgers 193.625 W 6. NC State 193.45 W 7. Pitt 192.875 W 8. George Washington 192.575 W NCAA Southeast Regional at Georgia (6 teams) 1. UCLA (197.425); 2. Georgia (196.75); 3. LSU (195.35); 4. NC State (194.75); 5. Maryland (193.2); 6. West Virginia (192.5)

Jason Butts

at Michigan State Penn State Western Michigan

at Maryland Denver Rutgers

at North Carolina

L

191.225

194.6

Bowling Green

196.725

2010 (19-9) Coach Linda Burdette-Good

at Pitt Kent State

193.775

196.425 L 194.75 L 194.175 L

at Georgia

1. NC State 195.700 L 2. West Virginia 195.500 3. North Carolina 194.825 W 4. Pitt 194.675 W 5. New Hampshire 194.650 W 6. Maryland 194.525 W 7. George Washington 193.050 W 8. Rutgers 189.125 W NCAA Southeast Regional at NC State (6 teams) 1. Georgia 197.700; 2. Penn State 195.800; 3. Nebraska 195.450; 4. West Virginia 194.225; 5. North Carolina 194.125; NC State 193.800

192.425

194.725

L

192.125

194.650 W

194.925

at Nebraska Arizona Denver

W

194.200 L 194.350 L 190.700 W

195.425 Kentucky Penn State

192.975

at Penn State

192.8

W

L

191.625 W

195.925

195.95

Ohio State

191.575

at George Washington 193.150 at Oklahoma Missouri Brown

194.925

195.65

L W

vs. Missouri

195.425

195.650 Temple 195.250

196.4 187.725

194.5

2009 (15-8) Coach Linda Burdette 194.075

194.475 Michigan William & Mary

L L W W W

193.925 W 192.85 W 190.55 W

2 Seasons: 2012- · Record: 34-14

Elevated to the head coach position after serving five years as an assistant under 37-year coach Linda Burdette-Good, coach Jason Butts is determined to put the West Virginia University gymnastics team back on the national slate. Following a fantastic first season that saw the Mountaineers secure their first 20-win season since 2008 and earn their league-best seventh EAGL title, Butts guided WVU though a difficult 2013 schedule in its first season in the Big 12 Conference. That WVU team became the first squad in the program’s history to tally 196.0 or better in every home regular-season meet.

2012 (21-5) Coach Jason Butts 195.1

Penn State Maryland

195.775 L 194.225 W

193.475

at Bowling Green

193.225

194.05

at Michigan

193.425 Rutgers 195.775 195.175 194.8

194.225 194.175

George Washington Towson Ohio State Auburn Ball State

at Maryland Rutgers William & Mary

at New Hampshire at Denver Missouri Western Michigan

195.675 Arkansas 194.9

at LSU

EAGL Championship at Pitt

191.65

W W

193.125 W 190.875 W 194.65

L

194.45 L 193.65 W 191.775 W 194.55 W 191.7 W 191.175 W 195.75

L

194.1 W 194.025 W 193.825 W 195.125 W 196.85

L

1. West Virginia 196.475 2. NC State 196.0 W 3. Maryland 195.95 W 4. North Carolina 195.55 W 5. Pitt 195.375 W 6. New Hampshire 195.225 W 7. George Washington 194.05 W 8. Rutgers 193.85 W NCAA Regional at Auburn (6 teams) 1. Georgia (197.1); 2. Oregon State (196.45); 3. Michigan (196.325); 4. Auburn (196.1); 5. West Virginia (195.9); 6. Michigan State (194.05)

2013 (13-9) Coach Jason Butts 194.675

at Pitt

193.55

W

195.15

at NC State

195.2

L

192.125 196.05 196.15

195.775

at Utah Oregon State Southern Utah Oklahoma Western Michigan William & Mary Iowa State

at Maryland Rutgers

196.55 Michigan Towson New Hampshire

196.375 Denver Temple George Washington 195.45

196.95 195.95 191.05 197.375 192.475 192.225 194.825

L W W W

196.175 L 195.05 W

196.925 L 193.15 W 194.875 W 196.8 L 191.625 W 195.3 W

at George Washington 194.5

196.05 Maryland Rutgers

L L W

W

194.8 W 194.175 W

Big 12 Championship at Iowa State

1. Oklahoma 197.2 L 2. Iowa State 196.175 L 3. West Virginia 194.675 NCAA Regional at West Virginia (6 teams) 1. Michigan (196.725); 2. Illinois (196.025); 3. Nebraska (195.875); 4. Kentucky (195.575); 5. West Virginia (194.475); 6. North Carolina (194.35)

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Series RECORDs First Last Opponent W-L-T Met Met Alabama 0-4-0 1982 2002 Arizona

2-2-0 1994 2010

Arkansas

4-3-0 2003 2012

Arizona State

Auburn Ball State

Boise State

Bowling Green

Bridgeport (Conn.) Brigham Young

Brown

California UC Davis

UC Santa Barbara

Clarion

Centenary Central Michigan

Cornell Denver Duke Eastern Kentucky Eastern Michigan Fairmont State

1998

2002

4-6-0 1986 2012 8-1-0

1981

2012

8-5-0

1977

2012

2-0-0 3-0-0 0-1-0

1996 2005 1990

2000

1990

3-0-0 2001 2009 1-1-0 1996 2006 2-0-0 1-0-0

1992 1996

1996 1996

8-4-0 1977 1986 1-0-0 1995 1995 1-2-0

1998

2003

4-0-0 2003 2006 4-3-0 1991 2013 3-0-0 1982 1983 2-1-0

1976

1981

6-0-0

1974

1975

4-0-0

1982

2005

2-11-0 1982 2011

Frostburg State

12-0-0

George Washington

45-1-0

1983

2013

Georgia College

1-0-0

1988

1988

Georgetown Georgia Houston Baptist

Illinois Illinois Chicago Illinois State Indiana, Pa.

Indiana State

Iowa Iowa State

Jacksonville State James Madison Kent State

Kentucky LSU

2-0-0

1975 1974

1977 1982

1-0-0 1980 1980 0-7-0 1990 2011 1-0-0

1987

1987

1-0-0 2000 2000 3-0-0 1-0-0

25-1-0 0-1-0

1980 2009 1975 1986

2004 2009 1994 1986

2-2-0 1990 2009 2-2-0 1-0-0

19-0-0 21-9-0

2002 1983 1979 1975

2013 1983 2007 2010

15-6-0 1982 2009 0-7-0 1987 2012

Maryland

36-15-1 1980 2013

Massachusetts

22-3-0 1981 2002

Maryland Baltimore County MIT

Miami, Ohio Michigan

Michigan State

Minnesota Missouri

1-0-0

1978

1978

1-0-0

1998

1998

4-17-0

1980

2013

2-0-0

11-10-1

1976 1982

2012 EAGL Championship

2010

Florida Franklin & Marshall

118

2-1-0

1981 2011

5-5-0 1986 2008 4-2-0 1991 2012

First Last Opponent W-L-T Met Met Nebraska 1-9-0 1983 2010 New Hampshire

27-9-0

1981

2013

North Carolina

27-15-0

1979

2012

New Mexico N.C. State

Northeastern Northern Illinois Notre Dame Ohio State

Oklahoma Oklahoma State Oregon State

Penn Penn State

1-0-0

24-14-0

1983 1982

1983 2013

3-0-0 1989 1994 1-0-0

1994

1994

11-16-0

1976

2012

1-0-0

1981

1981

1-7-0 1989 2013 1-0-0 0-3-0

1985 1995

1985 2013

9-0-0 1980 2006

6-36-0

1979

2012

Pitt

53-12-2 1974 2013

Rhode Island

25-0-0

1981

2008

Sacramento State

1-0-0

1992

1992

2-0-0

1997

1999

Radford Rutgers Slippery Rock

Southeast Missouri State Southern Illinois Southern Utah Springfield

SUNY Brockport

6-0-0 1985 2000

55-0-0 1983 2013 8-5-0 2-0-0 4-1-0 0 1 0

1-1-0

1974 1982 2000 1979 1974

1986 1982 2013 1979 1975

Temple

41-1-0 1980 2013

Towson

18-10-0 1976 2013

Ursinus

2-0-0 1999 2008

Texas Woman’s University UCLA Utah Utah State

Vermont Western Michigan

1-0-0

1994

1994

0-1-0 1992 1992 0-2-0 1990 2013 1-2-0

1990

2000

3-0-0

2010

2013

1-0-0 1990 1990

William & Mary

15-0-0

Wisconsin

2-0-0 1990 1991

Wilson

1978

2013

1-0-0 2007 2007

Wisconsin-Oshkosh 1-0-0 2000 2000 Wisconsin-Whitewater 1-0-0 2008 2008

Yale Youngstown State

5-0-0 2001 2007 7-2-0

1975

1983

Championship APPEARANCES 1982 AIAW Championships

Led by an unheralded freshman from Fairmont, W.Va., named Shari Retton, the 1982 gymnastics team surprised the country by finishing third at the AIAW Championships in Memphis, Tenn. Coach Linda Burdette’s Mountaineers, at the University’s first ever national championships, finished behind first place Florida and runner up Alabama, and ahead of national powers Georgia, Ohio State, Brigham Young and Washington State, among others. Retton captured First Team All-America honors on the vault, uneven parallel bars, floor exercise and the all-around. WVU qualified for the championships by winning the EAIAW Regional at Clarion State. The Mountaineers scored 139.25 points to edge Yale’s 138.35. That title is still WVU’s only regional championship. The 1982 season saw 18 wins against seven losses. The biggest win of the season was a 142.30142.10 victory against eventual national champion Florida, a meet that WVU won on the last gymnast of the last rotation. The 142.30 points was a school record at the time. Also during the 1982 season, West Virginia beat Duke, Kentucky, North Carolina, North Carolina State, Maryland and Pitt. A side note to the season were Retton’s ties to the athletic world. Her younger sister, Mary Lou, went on to become an Olympic Gold Medalist. Her father, Ronnie, played basketball for the Mountaineers from 1957-59. After winning four letters and graduating, Retton later married Mike Timko, a former Mountaineer quarterback (1985-87). The 1982 season was WVU’s last year in the AIAW after a nine-year association. The Mountaineers began NCAA competition with the 1983 season.

1995 NCAA Championships

After years of being on the outside looking in, the 1995 WVU gymnastics team took the step to the next level with an at large bid to the 1995 NCAA Championships in Athens, Ga. The senior led group found the right mix of talent, desire, experience and coaching and put it all together when it counted at the NCAA Southeast Regional. In fact, the whole season was something magical. Ten team records were set or tied throughout the course of the year, while five individual marks were reached. The 15-6 Mountaineers won their fourth straight Atlantic 10 title, and Karla Hairston and Kristin Quackenbush were named Atlantic 10 Gymnasts of the Year, while Umme Salim garnered A10 Freshman of the Year honors.

1999 NCAA Championships

What appeared initially as a tragedy for the 1999 West Virginia gymnastics team was actually an awakening. The Mountaineers had attained a 17-2 record prior to the East Atlantic Gymnastics League meet and entered the meet as one of only three schools from the EAGL ranked in the Top 25. For the first time since the inception of the EAGL in 1996, the Mountaineers failed to win the EAGL crown in 1999. But, despite finishing an uncharacteristic sixth at the EAGL Championships at Maryland, the Mountaineers couldn’t have scripted a more opportune time to amend that setback, regroup, and really let their true colors show than at the NCAA Regionals before the home crowd. West Virginia hosted the NCAA Region 6 Championships at the WVU Coliseum, which assembled five of the top-25 teams in the country, including No. 2 Alabama. The Mountaineers showcased their most brilliant talent at this meet and attained a 195.275 team score, placing them second in their region behind Alabama and qualifying them for their second trip to the national championship in five years. Although the Mountaineers placed 12th at the NCAA Championship in Salt Lake City, coach Linda Burdette had plenty of reasons to be proud of her squad. Five WVU gymnasts earned All-EAGL notice and for the fourth straight season, the Mountaineers were undefeated in the Coliseum in regular-season competition. One of the most significant of those wins came on February 20, when the Mountaineers defeated Minnesota and North Carolina State, giving Burdette the 400th and 401st victories of her career. She became the fourth coach in school history to reach that milestone. Senior Nikki West punctuated her stellar vaulting career with two more perfect 10.0s in 1999. West scored five 10.0s on vault, tying her with former WVU gymnast Kristin Quakenbush for the most perfect scores in school history.

Coach Linda Burdette was named NCAA Southeast Regional Coach of the Year. Freshman Adriana Manago earned NACGC/W scholastic All-America status, while WVU’s first ever trip to the NCAA Championships was highlighted by Quackenbush, the talented sophomore all-arounder who earned second team All-America honors on the floor exercise. The most rewarding accomplishment of the 1995 season was that of WVU’s three seniors, Liz Byrnes, Jenni Kaye and Shannon Migli, all of whom overcame injuries that plagued them their first three years in Morgantown to become major contributors in WVU’s run to the championships. Pictured here are the members of WVU’s 1995 NCAA team (left to right):

Front Row: Allison Poteet and Lauren Schneider Second Row: Salim, Angel Ricciulli, Hairston & Manago Third Row:Kaye, Byrnes and Migli Fourth Row: Kristen Fearney, Quackenbush and Leigh Miller

Pictured here are members of WVU’s 1999 NCAA team (left to right):

1995 MOUNTAINEERS

First Row: Nikki West and Debora Santiago Second Row: Jaime Hill and Jessica Rohm Third Row: Christen Simpson, Kristen Macrie and Kelly Foley Fourth Row: Shirley Lee and Danielle Lilly Fifth Row: Allison Pratus, Rebecca Slobig, Shannon Cox, Allison Gaidish and Jessica Nonnemacher

1999 MOUNTAINEERS

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2000 NCAA Championships

From the very start, those around the 2000 gymnastics team knew this team would be a special one. Focused around some exciting newcomers and perhaps the most storied senior class in school history the Mountaineers were destined to rewrite the WVU record book.

Although the Mountaineers finished in 12th place, the 2000 season stands out as one where WVU showed tremendous determination and heart. The individual talent was amazing, but it was how the 2000 Mountaineers jelled together that made the West Virginia coaching staff the proudest.

West Virginia posted a 19-10 record and established four of the top10 team scores in school history, including three of the top four. The Mountaineers also set school event records on the vault and beam and tied the school mark on bars. But despite its record-setting season, WVU struggled at the EAGL Championships, finishing a disappointing fifth.

Sophomore Kristen Macrie proved to be the heart and soul of the team and was WVU’s most consistent gymnast throughout the year. Despite not leading the team in any individual event, Macrie’s consistency was her calling card for the season.

With a sour taste in their mouths, the 2000 Mountaineers were determined to do what no other WVU team had done before - earn a trip to the NCAA Championships for a second straight season.

The freshman class, which was called the best recruiting class ever by coaches in the preseason, lived up to its billing with TeShawne Jackson and Dinorh Boyd turning in numerous top-five finishes, while Amanda Halovanic found her niche for the Mountaineers on vault and floor.

To do that, West Virginia had to finish in the top-two slots at the Region 2 Championship meet in Minneapolis, Minn. Not an easy task considering the competition, which included No. 3 Utah and Top-25 teams Denver and Minnesota. The Mountaineers, largely behind the efforts of seniors Kelly Foley and Danielle Lilly, managed to scrap and claw their way to a second-place finish. West Virginia proved its shaky performance at the EAGL meet to be an aberration by simply being more consistent than the opposition and earning a trip to the NCAA Championship in Boise, Idaho.

But the 2000 season will forever be linked to its senior class of Foley, Lilly, Shirley Lee and Jessica Nonnemacher. Foley and Lilly provided much of the leadership, with each enjoying her finest season as a Mountaineer. Lee saw her season cut short at the midway point, but her early season performances provided the underclassmen with the opportunity to find their stride. One of the lasting images of the 2000 season will be of Nonnemacher, who despite being told by doctors in 1998 that her career was over, returned to compete on bars.

Pictured below are members of WVU’s 2000 NCAA team (left to right):

Front Row: TeShawne Jackson, Jessica Rohm, Kelly Foley, Shirley Lee and Dinorh Boyd; Second Row: Jen Cooper, Danielle Lilly, Jessica Nonnemacher, Kristen Muirhead and Erin Signoracci; Third Row: Kristen Macrie, Allison Pratus and Melissa Mascaro; Back Row: Allison Gaidish, Jaime Hill, Amanda Halovanic and Christen Simpson.

2000 MOUNTAINEERS

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Shari Retton

Shari Retton-Timko was WVU’s first women’s sports All-American, earning first-team honors in the allaround, floor exercise, uneven bars and vault at the 1982 AIAW National Gymnastics Championships in Memphis.

A four-year letterwinner, Retton, just a freshman, helped the 10th-seeded Mountaineers finish third at those national championships, while she posted a third place individual finish in the all-around (36.30). Two-time team captain, Retton went on to earn a number of accolades, including NCAA regional balance beam champion, Most Valuable Gymnast and Atlantic 10 Senior of the Year. WVU qualified for the NCAA regionals each year during her career. She was inducted into the WVU Sports Hall of Fame in 2001. The daughter of Ronnie Retton, who captained WVU’s 1959 NCAA runner-up basketball team, the Fairmont, W.Va., native is the older sister of Olympic champion gymnast Mary Lou Retton; their brother Ron played baseball at WVU. Married to former WVU quarterback Mike Timko, Shari currently lives in Houston, Pa.

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• 1997 AAI American Award Winner • (national collegiate gymnast of the year) • 1997 NCAA Woman of the Year for West Virginia • 1996 NCAA First Team All-American - vault • 1996 NCAA Second Team All-American - floor & all-around • 1995 NCAA Second Team All-American - floor • 1994 NCAA Second Team All-American - floor & vault

Conference Honors

• 1997 EAGL Gymnast of the Year -unanimous • 1997 EAGL Outstanding Senior of the Year • 1997 EAGL floor & all-around champion • 1997 EAGL first team - vault, bars, beam, floor & all-around • 1997 EAGL Gymnast of the Week, Jan. 21, Feb. 18 & March 18 • 1996 EAGL vault & all-around champion • 1996 EAGL first team - vault, bars, floor & all-around • 1996 EAGL Gymnast of the Week, March 25 • 1995 Atlantic 10 Gymnast of the Year • 1995 Atlantic 10 beam & all-around champion • 1994 Atlantic 10 Freshman of the Year • 1994 Atlantic 10 vault, floor & all-around champion

University Honors

• 1997 Red Brown Cup winner • 1997 WVU Most Valuable Gymnast • 1997 Joseph Medrick Award Winner • 1997 John Quackenbush Award Winner • 1997 Team Captain • 1996 Red Brown Cup winner • 1996 WVU Most Valuable Gymnast • 1996 Joseph Medrick Award Winner • 1996 Team Captain

University Records

• Vault - 10.00, set in 1994 as a freshman and tied as a senior • Uneven Bars - 9.9, set in 1997 as a senior* • Balance Beam - 9.9, set in 1995 as a sophomore* • Floor Exercise - 10.00, set in 1996 as a junior, and tied twice • as a senior • All-Around - 39.6, set in 1997 as a senior* *Record was later broken

Other School Records

• WVU’s first-ever AAI American Award winner • Six All-American awards • Five perfect 10s • Two 10s in the same meet (March 15, 1997) • Qualified for three straight NCAA Championships • Highest finish at the NCAA Championships (third on vault, 1996) • First two-time Red Brown Cup winner

Academic Honors

• 1997 NACGC Scholastic All-American • 1997 EAGL All-Academic • 1996 NACGC Scholastic All-American • 1996 EAGL All-Academic • 1995-97 Athletic Director’s Academic Honor Roll • Also on the WVU Dean’s List and President’s List

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Kristin Quackenbush

National Honors

National Honors

• NCAA First Team All-American on floor (First since 2000, third first-team member ever) • Three-time individual national qualifier in the all-around national championships (only 2nd Mountaineer to do that) • Took 13th on floor at the 2007 National Championships

Conference Honors

• 2007 Gymnast of Year • 2007 Most Outstanding Senior Gymnast • 11 times the EAGL Gymnast of the Week • 17 First Team All-EAGL honors • 2007 First Team vault, bars, beam, floor, all-around • 2006 First Team vault, bars, beam, floor, all-around • 2005 EAGL All-Around champion • 2005 EAGL Balance Beam champion • 2005 First Team all-around, beam, floor • 2005 Second Team bars • 2004 Rookie of the Year • 2004 EAGL Vault Champion • 2004 First Team Vault, Bars, Beam, All-Around • 2004 Second Team Floor

Where she ranks at WVU

• All-time leading scorer • First 2,000 point scorer • Most all-arounds competed (50) • 37 scores of 39.0 or better in all-around • Third in career 9.9 scores with 33 • Second in career meets competed with 55 • Holds top two all-around scores in WVU history • 14th gymnast to qualifiy for NCAAs as an individual, 11th as an all-around • Captain both sophomore and junior years • Just the second WVU gymnast to enter collegiate action as a Level 10 champion (Kristin Quakenbush)

Team Awards

• 2007 Red Brown Cup award • 4 times Joseph Medrick Award (team’s highest all-around average) • 3 times Most Valuable Gymnast

Academic honors

• 2007 ESPN/CoSIDA Third Team Academic All-America • 4-time Academic All-EAGL • 4-time NACGC Scholastic All-America • Athletic Director’s Academic Honor Roll

Career highs Vault

9.95

Bars

9.925

Floor

9.95

Beam

9.925

All-Around

39.675*

* school record

EAGL Champ., 3/20/04

Bowling Green, 3/13/04

at Pitt, 3/9/04

EAGL Champ. 3/25/05

EAGL Champ., 3/20/04

Bowling Green, 3/13/04 Bowling Green, 3/13/04

Janáe Cox

Janáe Cox’s Career Statistics

Year Meets AA Total Points 2004 13 13 511.475 2005 14 13 535.75 2006 13 10 466.625 2007 15 14 556.8 Totals 55 50 2,070.65

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Letterwinners A-

Shani Andrews................................2003 Nettie Angotti.............................1981-82 Randi Aronson.................................1982

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Becky Bailey....................................1974 Cara Bailey......................................1994 Jodi Barnes.......................... 1996-97-98 Jessica Bartgis........... 2001, 2003-04-05 Tanya Barton...................................1986 Susan Biddle...................................1977 Amy Bieski.................... 2008-09-10C-11 Lisa Bietler..................................1977-78 Jackie Blair......................................1983 Shauna Boston............. 1984-85-86-87C Amie Bouchier..................2004, 2006-07 Dinorh Boyd....................2000-01-02-03 Makenzie Bristol................... 2011-12-13 Aimee Brown........................ 2004-05-06 Elizabeth Byrnes..............1992-93-94-95

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Angie Campbell..........................1988-89 Amanda Carpenter.....................2012-13 Dina Castronovo..............................1989 Hilarie Chambers........................1985-86 Maria Ciocca...................................1983 Yvette Clark.....................1988-89-90-91 Stella Coleman................................1988 Marsha Connor................................1977 Gina Costa.......................................2013 Janรกe Cox..................2004-05C-06C-07 Shannon Cox..............................1998-99 Wendy Crumbaker...........................1994

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Hailey Fairchild................................2010 Kelly Foley.................... 1997-98-99-00C Beth Foltz..................... 1988-89-90-91C Bev Fry...............................1985-86-87C Muffy Fuller......................................1986 Jan Funderburk...............1983-84C-85C

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Cyndi Gacek......................... 1988C-89C Allison Gaidish.............. 1998-99-00-01C Jaime Gold......................2005-06-07-08 Cheryl Goldenfield...........2004-05-06-07 Chelsea Goldschrafe.......2010-11-12-13

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Melissa Idell.....................................2013 Heather Izer.....................2006-07-08-09

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TeShawne Jackson....... 2000-01-02-03C Jennifer Jewel.................................1983 Naja Johnson..................2008-09-10-11 Nancy Jones....................1974-75-76-77 Stephanie Judge........1976-77-78C-79C

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Jennifer Kaye................ 1992-93-94-95C Jennifer Kearney.............................1990 Stephanie Keaton............2008-09-10-11 Karen Kennedy................................1974 Emily Kerwin................. 2008-09-10-11C Karen Kirszenstein...........1987-88-89-90

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Kim LaGorga...................................1985 Jaida Lawrence...............................2013 Shirley Lee.......................1997-98-99-00 Danielle Lilly.................. 1997-98-99-00C Cheri Lippert......................... 1977-79-80 Linda Lloyd.................................1975-76 Teresa Lucas................ 1974-75-76C-77 Andrea Lund....................................1998 Robin Lunz.................................1983-84

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Dawn Mackley.................................1977 Kristen Macrie.............. 1999-00-01-02C Tina Maloney...................2009-10-11-12 Adriana Manago.........1995-96-97C-98C Sharon Manley................1977-79C-80C Melissa Mascaro.......... 2000-01-02-03C Julie Mazzant..............................2002-03 Jamie McClimans.......................1979-80 Katie McGregor..........2005-06C-07-98C Faye Meaden...........................2010-11C Sandy Mendenhall...........................1974 Heather Meyers..........................1989-90 Shannon Migli............... 1992-93-94C-95 Leigh Miller.................................1993-95 Kalyln Millick......................... 2011-12-13 Joan Monahan.................1974-75-76-77 Lajuanda Moody.........1991-92-93C-94C Margaret Ann Moore.......2005-06-07-08 Vicki Moore........................... 1982-83-85 Mehgan Morris............. 2006-07-08-09C Becky Morrison..........................1993-94 Dana Morse.....................................1976 Lee Musselman.......................1974-75C

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Lynn Olson......................................1986 Becky Orr........................................1978

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Peggy Payer...............................1979-80 Jana Perry..................1990-91-92C-93C Amy Piera........................................1985 Susie Pierce........................1989-90-91C Allison Poteet..................................1995 Radine Powley.................................1989 Allison Pratus...................1999-00-01-02 Alysha Pretzello..................2009-10C-11 Dawn Prevost............... 1980-81-82-83C Cathie Price................1984-85-86C-87C Jennifer Price...................................1978 Shelly Purkat...................2007-08-09-10

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Kristin Quackenbush......1994-95-96C-97C

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Lisa Reed.........................1989-90-91-92 Maureen Repmann............... 1987-88-90 Shari Retton................1982-83-84C-85C Angel Ricciulli..................................1995 Alaska Richardson...........2010-11-12-13 Gretchen Richter.............2003-04-05-06 Jackie Ridenour..........................1980-81 Nicole Roach...................2009-10-11-12 Garnet Robinson.................. 1975-76-77 Jessica Rohm.............1999-00-01C-02C Amy Ross........................................1988 Vanessa Rotruck.................. 1975-76-78 Liz Rouse....................................2006-07 Kendra Ruppert.................... 1988-89-90 Kim Ruppert....................1990-91-92-93

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Umme Salim....................1995-96-97-98 Lia Salzano.................................2012-13 Debora Santiago.............1996-97-98-99 Ashley Scalercio..............................2002 Chris Schenck.............. 1983-84-85-86C Lauren Schneider.......................1995-96 Karen Schriever.................... 1982-84-85 Barb Shank......................................1974 Jenn Sharon...............................2009-10 Erin Signoracci................2000-01-02-03 Danis Sill............................... 1979-80-81 Lynn Silvestri..............................1989-90 Christen Simpson............1999-00-01-02 Doreen Slimm....................... 1982-83-84 Hope Sloanhoffer................. 2011-12-13 Rebecca Slobig...............1996-97-98-99 Erica Smith.................................2012-13 Lavon Smith...............1974-75-76C-77C Terra Smith.................................1985-86 Suzanne Soto..................................1998 Kiersten Spoerke.............2007-08-09-10 Wendy Sturn...............................1974-75

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Chelsi Tabor.....................2007-08-09-10 Shelia Taylor......................... 1979-80-81 Debra Thoma..............................1975-76 Pattie Thomson...............................1977 Maria Torre.......................1974-75-76-77 Rosemarie Torre..............1974-75-76-77 Sally Totten.................................1977-78

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Erica Watson...................2006-07-08-09 Kara Weaver....................2005-06-07-08 Nikki West...................1996-97-98C-99C Elizabeth White................................2007 Shelley White...................................1997 Kari Williams...............2002-03-04C-05C Lequita Williams.........................2004-05 Ashley Wilson.............2007-08-09C-10C

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Jessica Young...................... 2008-09-10 Bethany Yurko............................2012-13

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Michelle David.................................1989 Dana Davis.................1975-76-77C-78C Beth Deal....................................2012-13 Andrea DeFelice...... 1987-88C-89C-90C Tynisha Dennis................2004-05-06-07 Casey DePerro...........................2003-04 Alyssa DeSantis...............2003-04-05-06 Christy DeVoe..................................1989 Mary Dickson.............................1974-75 Mary Beth Dodson..........1978-79-80-81 Donna Donati................ 1979-80-81-82C Emily Duryea...................2001-02-03-04

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Karla Hairston.............1993-94-95C-96C Dayah Haley...............................2012-13 Amanda Halovanic.....2000-01-02C-03C Rachel Hardin............... 2005-06-07-08C Arlene Hathaway.............................2011 Barb Hegedus.................................1988 Jaime Hill....................................2000-01 Dainty Mae Hiser.....................1991-92C Mary Hooper...................................1989 Angela Hunter..................................1987 Melcina Hunter................1974-75-76-77

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Carri Nagle......................2002-03-04-05 Paula Nahal.......................... 1978-79-80 Sarah Neal..................................1974-75 Lisa Neutze.................1978-79-80C-81C Judy Niesslein.........................1974-75C Jessica Nonnemacher.. 1996-97-98-00C Sabrina Noonan..................2004-05-06C

126.....................President E. Gordon Gee 127.......... Director of Athletics Oliver Luck 128........................... Athletics Senior Staff 129............................WVU Head Coaches 130................................Athletics Facilities 131............................. Scoring Information 132................................Media Information 132.............WVU Sports Communications

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E.Gordon GEE

PRESIDENT WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY

Dr. E. Gordon Gee served as president of The Ohio State University from 1990 to 1997 and again from 2007 to 2013. Prior to his service at Ohio State, he led Vanderbilt University (2001-2007), Brown University (1998-2000), the University of Colorado (1985-1990), and West Virginia University (1981-1985). He returned to WVU to serve as president for a term in January 2014. Gee has served in higher education for more than three decades and in 2009 was named by Time magazine as one of the top-10 university presidents in the United States. Born in Vernal, Utah, Gee graduated from the University of Utah with an honors degree in history and earned his J.D. and Ed.D degrees from Columbia University. He clerked under Chief Justice David T. Lewis of the U.S. 10th Circuit Court of Appeals before being named a judicial fellow and staff assistant to the U.S. Supreme Court. In this role, he worked for Chief Justice Warren Burger on administrative and legal problems of the Court and federal judiciary. Gee returned to Utah as an associate professor and associate dean in the J. Reuben Clark Law School at Brigham Young University, and was granted full professorship in 1978. One year later, he was named dean of the West Virginia University Law School, and, in 1981, was appointed to that university’s presidency. Gee has been a member of several education-governance organizations and committees, including the Big Ten Conference Council of Presidents, the Inter-University Council of Ohio, the Business-Higher Education Forum, and the American Association of Universities. He was chair of the American Council on Education’s Commission on Higher Education Attainment and served as co-chair of the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities’ Energy Advisory Committee. In 2009, Gee was invited to join the International Advisory Board of King Adbulaziz University in Saudi Arabia.

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Active in a number of national professional and service organizations during his tenures, he has served on the boards for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, Inc., Limited Brands, and the National 4-H Council. In 2011, Gee was appointed to serve as secretary on the Board of Directors of Ohio’s economic development program, JobsOhio. In 2011-2012, he was asked by Governor Kasich to chair both the Ohio Higher Education Capital Funding Collaborative and the Ohio Higher Education Funding Commission. And in December 2012, he was asked to serve on the Columbus Education Commission. Gee has received a number of honorary degrees, awards, fellowships, and recognitions. He is a fellow of the prestigious American Association for the Advancement of Science, the world’s largest science organization. In 1994, Gee received the Distinguished Alumnus Award from the University of Utah, as well as from Teachers College of Columbia University. In 2013, he received the ACE Council of Fellows/Fidelity Investments Mentor Award and received the Outstanding Academic Leader of the Year Award on behalf of Historically Black Colleges and Universities. He is the co-author of 11 books, including Law, Policy and Higher Education, published in 2012. He is also the author of numerous papers and articles on law and education. Gee’s daughter, Rebekah, is the Medicaid Medical Director for the State of Louisiana, and an assistant professor of Public Health and Medicine at Louisiana State University. She is also a Norman F. Gant/American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology/IOM Anniversary Fellow.

Oliver LUCK

DIRECTOR OF ATHLETICS WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY

Successful at each of his previous career stops, Oliver Luck continues that streak at West Virginia University. A former Mountaineer quarterback, Luck, appointed the University’s 11th Director of Athletics by President James P. Clements on June 9, 2010, has made significant strides in his first three years to enhance WVU’s role as a major player in the collegiate world. In his first year, Luck hired four head coaches, while maintaining WVU’s superior level of success. In addition to new hires, Luck oversaw the progress of major capital projects, such as the $25 million WVU basketball practice facility for men’s and women’s basketball and the women’s soccer training complex. He also fostered an atmosphere for achievement and triumph in the classroom and on the field. In year two, Luck led WVU into the Big 12 Conference, oversaw the best fundraising year in school history, implemented several safety and crowd enhancements at Mountaineer sporting events, increased overall department revenue, continued a master plan for facility upgrades and watched his football program gain its third BCS bowl victory with a record-setting 70-33 win in the Orange Bowl. In year three, Luck oversaw the reseating of the WVU Coliseum to further increase WVU’s fundraising efforts. He added an 18th varsity sport - the return of men’s golf – teeing it up in 2015 for the first time since 1982, and he continues his tireless work on facility upgrades to keep the Mountaineers competitive in the Big 12.

WVU’s Directors of Athletics Anthony Chez

1904-13

E.R. Sweetland

1913-14

George Pyle

1914-17

Harry Stansbury

1917-38

Roy “Legs” Hawley 1938-54 Robert “Red” Brown 1954-72 Leland Byrd

1972-78

Richard Martin

1978-81

Fred Schaus

1981-89

Ed Pastilong

1989-2010

Oliver Luck

2010-present

Luck’s athletic and professional career has been the epitome of success, first as a record-setting quarterback for the Mountaineers from 1978-81, then as a professional quarterback for the National Football League’s Houston Oilers, and later as a professional sports executive. Luck’s journey to the big chair at WVU began in his native Cleveland, where in 1977 he was named the Cleveland Touchdown Club Player of the Year at St. Ignatius High. Luck chose WVU over Ivy League schools Harvard and Yale, embarking upon a career that saw him establish school records for touchdown passes and completions during his playing days, while also leading the Mountaineers to a 26-6 upset victory over Florida in the 1981 Peach Bowl. His best season came as a senior in 1981 when he completed 216 of 394 passes for 2,448 yards and 16 touchdowns. He passed for a career-high 360 yards in a 27-24 loss to Syracuse at the Carrier Dome in the final regular-season game of his career. Luck ended his college career with 5,765 yards and 43 touchdown passes, both figures still ranking among the best in school history. Luck was a two-time team MVP in 1980 and 1981, and also received the Louis D. Meisel Award for the WVU football student-athlete with the highest grade point average. The two-time ESPN The Magazine Academic All-American was the recipient of Today’s Top Five, presented for scholastics by the NCAA and was selected by the National Football Foundation as one of its 10 scholar-athletes to make a keynote speech at its annual banquet in 1982. Selected in the second round of the NFL draft by the Houston Oilers (44th overall pick), Luck spent four years with the Oilers from 1982-86. His most extended action came in 1983 when he started six games and finished the season completing 124-of-217 passes for 1,375 yards and eight touchdowns. After retiring from football, Luck became vice president of business development for the NFL and later was appointed general manager of the Frankfurt Galaxy of the newly created World League of American Football. He spent the ’95 season as general manager of the Rhein Fire before being named President and CEO of NFL Europe in 1996. Luck totaled more than 10 years with the NFL, before becoming chief executive officer of the Harris County-Houston Sports Authority in 2001. In that role, Luck oversaw the development and management of a $1 billion professional sports and entertainment complex for the city of Houston that included Minute Maid Park, home of the Houston Astros, Reliant Stadium, home of the Houston Texans, the Toyota Center, home of the Houston Rockets, Comets and Aeros and the Livestock Show and Rodeo. In 2005, Luck was appointed as the first president of Major League Soccer’s Houston Dynamos, helping that organization to a pair of MLS Cup titles in his first two years at the helm. Luck secured the funding for an $80 million soccer complex to house the Dynamos when the call came to return to his alma mater. BBVA Compass Stadium was built and opened in 2012 adding to Luck’s legacy with the professional soccer team, and the overall Houston sports facility complexes. He returned in May, 2012 for the opening ceremony of the soccer stadium that he fought so hard for. Prior to his current position at WVU, Luck was appointed to a four-year term on the West Virginia University Board of Governors, a spot he relinquished to become director of athletics. The Rhodes Scholar finalist graduated Phi Beta Kappa from WVU in 1982. He also earned a law degree from Texas, graduating cum laude in 1987. In 1997, Luck was inducted into the West Virginia University Sports Hall of Fame, and in 2000, he was inducted into the CoSIDA Academic All-America Hall of Fame. “It’s an incredible honor for me to be the athletic director at my alma mater,” said Luck. “I care deeply about this school, and WVU is truly one of the outstanding land-grant universities in the country. I am so pleased to be a part of the leadership team assembled under President Clements at a dynamic and strategic time in its history.” He is married to the former Kathy Wilson. They have two sons and two daughters: Andrew, a former All-American quarterback and two-time Heisman Trophy finalist at Stanford and No. 1 overall pick of the 2012 NFL draft by the Indianapolis Colts; Mary Ellen, a senior volleyball player at Stanford; Emily, a sophomore at Stanford and Addison, who attends Morgantown High.

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Senior Staff Athletic Department Personnel

Mike Parsons Deputy Director of Athletics

Keli Cunningham Executive Senior Associate Athletic Director

Matt Borman Senior Associate Athletic Director

Terri Howes Senior Associate Athletic Director

Michael Szul Senior Associate Athletic Director

Michael Fragale Associate Athletic Director

Matt Wells Associate Athletic Director

Lacey GIBSON Assistant Athletic Director

APRIL Messerly Assistant Athletic Director

Sports Administration, SWA

Marketing and Sales

Business Operations

Compliance

Kevin Miller Assistant Athletic Director Annual Fund

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MAC Executive Director

Communications

Facilities and Operations

Ben Murray Assistant Athletic Director

Major Gifts and Capital Campaigns

MOUNTAINEER HEAD

Coaches

Jason Butts Gymnastics

Mike Carey Women’s Basketball

Sean Cleary Cross Country/Track

Bob Huggins Men’s Basketball

Jon Hammond Rifle

Dana Holgorsen Football

miha lisac Tennis

Nikki Izzo-Brown Women’s Soccer

Jimmy King Rowing

Jill Kramer Volleyball

Marlon LeBlanc Men’s Soccer

Randy Mazey Baseball

Vic Riggs Swimming and Diving

Craig Turnbull Wrestling

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Mountaineer Field at Milan Puskar Stadium

Caperton Indoor Facility

Dick Dlesk Soccer Stadium

Athletic Facilities

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Dreamswork Field

Cary Gym

WVU Wrestling Pavilion

Mountaineer Track

WVU Rifle Range

WVU Boathouse

WVU Coliseum

Basketball Practice Facility

WVU Natatorium

Scoring Information Scoring Information In collegiate team competition, six gymnasts perform on each of the four apparatuses (vault, uneven parallel bars, balance beam and floor exercise). The five best individual scores per event comprise the cumulative team total. Collegiate competition requires at least two judges to evaluate the score of an athlete’s performance. Their scores are averaged to arrive at a final mark. A perfect team score is 200, with top collegiate scores ranging between 193.00 and 198.00. Optional routines, choreographed to express the gymnasts’ skills that they perform best, are based on a score of 9.5 with a possibility of an additional five-tenths for completing more difficult skills and or combinations. Judges use the following categories to evaluate optional routines: Value parts (difficulty)

2.20

Special Requirements

2.00

Bonus elements

0.50

Execution/composition 5.30 Total

10.00

Vault

The vaulting event requires speed, quickness and explosive power. Vaults are divided into four categories: handsprings, forward saltos, backward saltos and vaults from a roundoff. This is just the fifth season that vaults from a roundoff will be permitted in collegiate competition. Each of these vaults is assigned a value of up to 10.0. Deductions are taken from the starting value of the vault. Basis for deductions stems from technical errors in the areas of pre-flight (approach to the horse), repulsion (the rise off the horse), and after-flight (distance and height from the horse). The gymnast must remain motionless upon landing or a deduction will be taken. The most common vaults are a handspring on-front somersault off, tucked position 9.8, piked position 9.9. Some of the more difficult vaults include a 1/2 on, 1/2 off front lay-out

(10.0), full twisting lay-out Tsuk (10.0), pike front 1/2 (10.0), tuck 1/2 (9.9) and piked (9.9).

Uneven Bars

A complete routine on the uneven bars comprises some 10 to 15 moves, consisting mainly of swinging and suspension skills utilizing both bars with many regrasps. A change of direction is required in the routine, while pauses for concentration,extra swings and uncharacteristic elements are to be avoided. The gymnast must change bars two times, and must have at least two flight elements. As mentioned above under scoring, bonus parts worth up to 0.5 can be awarded for completing difficult skills. On this event, some of the bonus moves include somersaulting release moves, difficult pirouette work and somersaulting dismounts.

Balance Beam

The routine must be composed of elements from the following groups: tumbling with and without flight, strength and dance (i.e. turns, leaps and body waves). Special requirements on the balance beam are a tumbling series, a large jump, a full turn and a series of skills combining dance and

acrobatics. The routine must last between 1:10 and 1:30. Performing on the beam requires precise movement and intense concentration, as each wobble results in a deduction. Elements performed on the beam that receive bonus points are somersaulting mounts, double-back dismounts, double turns, one-arm handstands and jumps showing maximum flexibility.

Floor Exercise

Floor exercise is a combination of dance, tumbling and acrobatics performed to music. Creative and dynamic changes in rhythm and energy levels help to create an exciting routine where composition plays an important role. The exercise must last between 1:10 and 1:30. A routine consists of two or three tumbling “passes” and the gymnast must balance the difficulty of her tumbling skills and dance skills and should finish the routine as strongly as it was started. Bonus points are awarded on this event for more than two twists in the same somersault, a double-back preceded by a front or back somersault, a triple turn and certain unique dance elements. Specific deductions are taken for stepping off the mat and for being out of sync with the music.

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Media Information

What To Know When Covering WVU

Sports Communications

The West Virginia University sports communication office is located on the second floor of the WVU Coliseum in room 217.

Mailing Address

Sports Communications Office West Virginia University P.O. Box 0877 Morgantown, WV 26507-0877

Overnight Shipping Address

WVU Sports Communications 3450 Monongahela Blvd., Room 217 Morgantown, WV 26506

Phone Information

Office: 304-293-2821 Fax: 304-293-4105 Press Box: 304-293-6480 Multimedia Page West Virginia University recognizes that Mountaineer fans don’t just exist within state parameters. Those wishing to follow the WVU gymnastics team, but unable to travel to Morgantown, can now watch home meets live on their computers. All four of the Mountaineers’ 2014 regular-season home meets will be streamed live, and for free, at www.WVUsports.com. Additionally, live stats are continuously updated throughout the meet. Meet-by-meet notes, weekly releases, updated statistics and in-depth profile features can also be found on the gymnastics page at www.WVUsports. com. Media Services The West Virginia University sports communications office will be available throughout the entire 2014 gymnastics season to accomondate any many requests. The following are some guidelines that should make it easy for media members to cover the WVU gymnastics team. Any additional questions should be directed to assistant sports information director Shannon McNamara. Meet Day Parking is free at the WVU Coliseum. Complete statistics are provided to all working media at the end of each rotation and post-meet. Requested gymnasts and coach Butts will be available for interviews in the basketball theatre following a 15-minute grace period. Game Services The sports communication staff will be at your service throughout the meet. All working media will be provided with a game program, rosters, media guides and other pertinent information. Computer-generated scores will be available at the end of each rotation and at the meet’s conclusion. Press seating is available at press row inside the Coliseum. Wireless internet access is available to all working media members. Credentials Photographers and media members who wish to cover a meet at the WVU Coliseum should contact gymnastics contact/assistant sports information director Shannon McNamara, via email

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(shannon.mcnamara@mail.wvu.edu) or phone (304293-2821), at least 24 hours in advance. Designated areas for photographers will be explained at the meet. During the Week Any member of the media wishing to interview a player or a member of the coaching staff during the week should contact West Virginia gymnastics contact/assistant sports information director Shannon McNamara, via email (shannon.mcnamara@ mail.wvu.edu) or phone (304-293-2821), at least 24 hours in advance. Cell phone numbers will not be provided, and all WVU student-athletes have been instructed to not conduct interviews without prior approval of the sports communications staff. Receiving Information Media members may receive gymnastics press releases, notes and more via email. Please email Shannon McNamara (shannon.mcnamara@mail. wvu.edu) to be included on the distribution list. Directions to the WVU Coliseum From I-79: Take the Star City/WVU (mile marker 155) exit. Cross the Star City bridge and proceed up Monongahela Boulevard past Texas Roadhouse. The WVU Coliseum is on the right. Enter at the Patteson Drive light. From I-68: Take the Pierpont Road exit and follow signs toward the stadium. At the second traffic light, turn right on Route 705 and stay on the highway as it becomes Chestnut Hill Road (through two more traffic lights). Turn left at the fourth traffic light onto Van Voorhis Road. The road becomes Patterson Drive at University Avenue. Proceed up Patteson to the light at Jerry West Boulevard. The Coliseum parking lots are directly ahead at this light. WVUsports.com WVUsports.com is the place for media and fans to go for the latest on the Mountaineer gymnastics team. In 2014, streamed audio and video broadcasts will be available on WVU’s official website. Live scores also are available, and meet releases are made available in PDF format one day prior to the meet.

Gymnastics Contact

Shannon McNamara Assistant Sports Information Director Email: shannon.mcnamara@mail.wvu.edu

Staff Michael Fragale Assistant Athletic Director, Communications Bryan Messerly Sports Information Director Joe Swan Sports Publications Director John Antonik Director of New Media Mike Montoro Director of Football Communications Katie Kane Associate Sports Information Director Shannon McNamara Assistant Sports Information Director Grant Dovey Assistant Sports Information Director Kristin Coldsnow Multimedia Specialist Lisa Ammons Business Manager Cheryl Maust Program Assistant Amy Prunty Program Assistant Nick Arthur Graduate Assistant Eva Buchman Graduate Assistant Jon Hevron Graduate Assistant Jonathan Harkey Graduate Student


2014 West Virginia University Gymnastics Guide