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2016 Season

68...........................................Season Preview 69............................................ 2016 Schedule 70............................................Event Previews 73................................. Opponent Information

2015 Season

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Table of Contents

2..............................................In the Spotlight 3....................................... A Winning Tradition 4....................................Championship Teams 5................................................ All-Americans 6............................................... The Next Step 8................Cary Gym and the WVU Coliseum 10............................ Meet Day in Morgantown 11...................................2015 Season Review 12................................ The Mountaineer Look 14...................................... Big 12 Conference 15...........................................Athletic Training 16..............................Strength & Conditioning 18........................................In the Community 20.....................................Mountaineer Family 24.....................Student-Athlete Development 26................................................ Campus Life 30..............................Mountaineer Excellence

Coaching Staff

34............................ Head Coach Jason Butts 37 ........................... Q&A with Coaching Staff 39............Associate Head Coach Travis Doak 41................... Assistant Coach Kaylyn Millick 42...............................................Support Staff

Mountaineer Profiles

44..........................................................Roster 45............................................... Photo Roster 46.................................................Melissa Idell 48........................................... Jaida Lawrence 50............................................. Audrey Tolbert 52...................................... Brooklyn Doggette 54............................................Alexa Goldberg

76............................................Season Review 78......................................................Statistics 79.............................................. Season Highs 80................................ Meet-by-Meet Results 81.............................................Senior Recaps

Record Book

86...........................................School Records 87............................................ NCAA Records 88....................................Top 50 Team Scores 89........................................ Individual Honors 90.............................................. All-Americans 91........................ Career 10.0 and 9.9 Scores 92..............................WVU Coliseum Records 92................................ Top Attendance Marks 93........................................ Top Event Scores 97........................................... Career Records 98..........................................Season Records 99.............................. Conference Champions 100................................... Conference Honors 102......................................Academic Honors 103.............................................Team Awards 104......................................... All-Time Scores 114..........................................Series Records 115.....................Championship Appearances 117.............................................. Shari Retton 118.................................Kristin Quackenbush 119................................................. Janáe Cox 120.............................................Letterwinners

West Virginia University

122.......................... President E. Gordon Gee 123............. Director of Athletics Shane Lyons 124................................................Senior Staff 124.......................................... Head Coaches 125....................................... Athletic Facilities 126...................................Scoring Information 128..................................... Media Information 128.................WVU Athletic Communications

West Virginia University is on probation until February 17, 2017, for violations involving impermissible telephone and text communications that occurred in a number of our athletics programs. Level II violations occurred in the following sports programs: women’s gymnastics, football, women’s basketball and women’s soccer. On a smaller scale, 10 other sport programs, including baseball, men’s basketball, women’s diving, women’s rowing, men’s soccer, men’s swimming, women’s tennis, women’s track and field, women’s volleyball, and men’s wrestling and programs, also engaged in impermissible text and telephonerelated activity. The penalties prescribed in this case, which included recruiting communication restrictions, off-campus recruiting restrictions and the loss of a scholarship in the sport of football, were served in the 2013-14 and 2014-15 academic years. Additional information can be found at the following link: http://www.ncaa.org/sites/default/files/West%20Virginia%20Public%20Inf%20Decision.pdf


Choosing to become a Mountaineer is special. Mountaineers have the opportunity to represent

themselves, their teammates and their University to news media, alumni,

friends, family and the general public.

IN THESpotlight


Winning A

TRADITION The Mountaineers own a national

presence, having

competed at four

national championships

and 36 regional

championships. Five gymnasts

have won 13 All-America

honors, while 18 have individually qualified for the NCAA National

Championships, including Hope Sloanhoffer in 2014.


WVU has won 11 conference

championships, including the 2012 EAGL Championship, the team’s last year in the league.

CHAMPIONSHIP Teams

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Americans

ALLJanテ。e Cox

2007 NCAA..........................Floor (first team)

Kristen Macrie

2000 NCAA.....................Bars (second team)

Kristin Quackenbush

1994 NCAA......................Vault (second team) Floor (second team)

Lajuanda Moody

1994 NCAA................... Beam (second team)

Shari Retton

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

1995 NCAA..................... Floor (second team)

Choosing to become a Mountaineer means working your hardest and pushing your body and mind to 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.

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

KRISTEN MACRIE

KRISTIN QUACKENBUSH

LAJUANDA MOODY

SHARI RETTON

JANテ・ COX

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THE Next STEP Fifth-year coach

Jason Butts helped the Mountaineers

exit the EAGL in style,

winning the team’s seventh

championship in 2012, and

ushered in a new period for

WVU gymnastics in 2013, as the Mountaineers joined the Big 12 Conference.

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WVU Coliseum

CARY GYM & THE

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Cary Gym

underwent a

makeover in the

summer of 2014, as

new graphics and banners were added to give the

Mountaineers’ practice facility

a fresh, welcoming look. The $1.5

million, 12,000-square foot training

center was designed exclusively for

Mountaineer gymnastics and also features

the latest in comfort, technology and safety. Hardwood floors were then added in the summer of 2015.

On competition day, the Mountaineers move over to

the WVU Coliseum, one of the most exciting and difficult venues to compete in in NCAA Gymnastics.

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The atmosphere that surrounds the WVU Coliseum on meet day is contagious, as the

gymnasts give their all for a win, interacting with the

Mountaineer faithful and feeding off the crowd’s energy.

Morgantown

MEET DAY IN

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2015 SEASONReview

The Mountaineers (14-9-1, 1-1-1)

placed a program-

best second at the

2015 Big 12 Gymnastics

Championship and finished

fifth at the NCAA Morgantown

Regional Championships with a

195.65 score, the team’s second-

best mark at a regional.

WVU finished the year ranked No. 28 nationally, its highest position since

the 2012 season.

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The WVU gymnastics team takes great pride in its appearance on competition day.

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.

THE MOUNTAINEERLook

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In its 20th year of competition, the Big 12 is a strong

conference that, like WVU, values quality academic and athletic programs and has a great tradition of success. The conference now features four teams, as Denver joined as an affiliate member in 2016.

Oklahoma won the Big 12’s first gymnastics National Championships in 2014, and the

conference has been represented by at least one team at every NCAA Gymnastics Championships since 2002.

BIG 12 Conference

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Training ATHLETIC The WVU

athletic training staff works in

conjunction with the

team physicians and the

athletic administration to

assure the student-athletes

receive quality care throughout

their careers at WVU.

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STRENGTH & Conditioning 16


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 each day.

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IN THE Community

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The Mountaineers give back to

Morgantown and its surrounding

communities every

chance they get. The WVU

gymnastics team is dedicated to raising funds for cancer

projects, such as the Betty Puskar

Breast Care Center and the American Cancer society.

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MOUNTAINEERFamily

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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.

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MOUNTAINEERFamily

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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.

“The WVU gymnastics team has been a

successful program for more than 40 years,

and we look forward to building on that success.”

- Coach Jason Butts

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STUDENT-ATHLETE

Development

Coach Jason

Butts puts an equal

emphasis on success

in the classroom. To that

point, the Mountaineers

have earned 112 NACGC/W

Scholastic All-America honors

since 1987.

Jaida Lawrence was named the 2015

Big 12 Scholar-Athlete of the Year, the

program’s first honoree.

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CAMPUS Life

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Character Public, land-grant institution, founded in 1867.

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

Research Funding WVU faculty generate more than $127 million annually in sponsored contracts and research grants.

WVU System Operating Budget More than $1 billion.

Accreditations By the Higher Learning Commission and dozens of specialized academic accrediting agencies.

Governance 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.

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: 20th of “50 Best College Towns in America” by Best College Reviews; 24th of “50 Best College Towns to Live in Forever” by CollegeRanker; a “Top Campus Worth Traveling For” by FlipKey.com; and one of “25 Best Places to Retire to in the U.S.” by Forbes. morgantownwv.gov/ about/awards

Student Profile Fall 2015 enrollment, on WVU campuses statewide, was 31,514; 28,776 in Morgantown.

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Academic Excellence WVU ranks nationally for prestigious scholarships: 24 Rhodes Scholars, 22 Truman Scholars, 40 Goldwater Scholars, two British Marshall Scholars, 4 Morris K. Udall Scholars, 5 USA Today All-USA College Academic First Team Members (and 11 academic team honorees), 12 Boren Scholars, 14 Gilman Scholars, 43 Fulbright Scholars, 3 Department of Homeland Security Scholars, and 22 Critical Language Scholars.

Degrees Granted In 2013-14, WVU awarded 5,997 degrees; 1,533 graduate and 196 professional.

Faculty and Staff Profile Excellent faculty—18 of whom have been named Carnegie Foundation Professors of the Year—guide and mentor students.

• instructional faculty: 2,464

• graduate assistants: 1,707

• total main campus employees: 8,179

• total WVU System employees: 8,669

Academics 15 colleges and schools offering 193 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; law; media; 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 The First-Year Experience 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,

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a weekend package of safe, fun and healthy activities; an

service learning and volunteer opportunities for students and

award-winning Student Recreation Center; and the Mountaineer

faculty and consults with academic units on incorporating civic

Parents Club, helping families stay connected with their

engagement into the curriculum. WVU has earned the Carnegie

students’ education and life at WVU. Living and Learning

Foundation’s Community Engagement Classification, putting

Communities are student communities in certain residence halls

WVU in the 6% of higher education institutions that Carnegie

formed around a theme or specific field of study. Students can

recognizes for engagement. service.wvu.edu

live with others who share their academic and social interests.

Scholarships and Aid

studentlife.wvu.edu

Each year, WVU awards more than $34 million in scholarships

Freshman Class Profile

to more than 7,100 students from West Virginia and around the

2014 average ACT of 24, SAT (combined math and critical

nation. There are many different types of scholarships available

reading) 1052, and high school GPA of 3.42.

based on academic record, financial need, group affiliation

Transportation

or some combination of these factors. In 2013-14, over $394

University buses operate free on a year-round basis as does

million in financial aid was given out. The average financial

the Personal Rapid Transit (PRT) system—a computer-directed

package was $16,291. West Virginia residents may be eligible

system that glides along 8.7 miles of guideway between

for the PROMISE scholarship in addition to WVU awards. A

Downtown, Evansdale and Health Sciences Center campuses.

new campaign is under way to raise $50 million for student

In addition, Morgantown’s Mountain Line bus service offers

scholarships.

free rides to students and employees. WVU ID is required for all

Honors College

services. transportation.wvu.edu

The WVU Honors College encourages a style of learning and

Safety

living that is tailored to the highly motivated, excelling student’s

WVU offers 24-hour campus security protection. Students can

special requirements. Innovative, challenging courses, designed

download LiveSafe, a free app that is an on-the-go way to

to stimulate creativity and to provoke in-depth discussion, are

connect with authorities. The University also sends urgent news

offered in small class settings. Students may participate as

through WVU Alert text messages. emergency.wvu.edu/alert

Presidential Honors Scholars or Dean’s Honors Scholars; both

Student Organizations

options provide enhanced experiences. honors.wvu.edu

Students can choose from more than 475 student organizations,

University College

and participate in an active intramural program and many club

The University College is a home base for exploratory students,

sports. studentactivities.wvu.edu

general studies students, nontraditional students, McNair

Study Abroad

Scholars, academic success initiatives and undergraduate

Last year, 706 WVU students traveled to over 60 nations around the world in University-led study abroad programs and international exchanges. Best College Reviews ranked WVU as

research opportunities. It focuses on academic and career advising, with the goal of guiding students to a major by their sophomore year. universitycollege.wvu.edu

having a top-50 study abroad program. internationalprograms.

Internships

wvu.edu

WVU offers hundreds of ways to gain valuable on-the-job

Academic Innovation

experience and networking contacts. careerservices.wvu.edu

Hundreds of distance education classes are available. elearn.

Parents Club

wvu.edu

The Mountaineer Parents Club, with more than 22,000

Civic Engagement

members in clubs across the state and nation, fosters success

The Center for Service and Learning develops and organizes

by connecting parents and family members with the student experience. The organization sponsors events on and off-

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MOUNTAINEER

Excellence

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2014-15 West Virginia Athletics In Review NCAA TEAM CHAMPIONS Rifle INDIVIDUAL NCAA CHAMPIONS Maren Prediger, Air Rifle TEAM CONFERENCE CHAMPIONS Rifle, GARC Regular Season & Postseason Champions Women’s Soccer, Big 12 Regular Season & Big 12 Tournament Champions INDIVIDUAL INTERNATIONAL TEAM HONORS Michaela Abam, Women’s Soccer, United States Under-20 National Team Michael Bamsey, Rifle, Great Britain National Team Pierce Bradshaw, Swimming and Diving, USA National Junior Open Water Team Kadeisha Buchanan, Women’s Soccer, Full Canadian National Team; Competed in 2015 World Cup Bria Holmes, Women’s Basketball, USA Basketball Team Trials Meelis Kiisk, Rifle, Estonian National Team Ziva Dvorsak, Rifle, Slovenia National Team Elizabeth Gratz, Rifle, USA National Junior Team Jon Hammond, Rifle, Great Britain National Team Dan Hermsmeier, Rifle, USA National Development Team Ashley Lawrence, Women’s Soccer, Full Canadian National Team; Competed in 2015 World Cup Nick Marable, Wrestling, USA National Team Amandine Pierre-Louis, Women’s Soccer, Canadian Under-20 National Team Maren Prediger, Rifle, German National Team Garrett Spurgeon, Rifle, USA National Junior Team NCAA TEAM QUALIFIERS Cross Country Gymnastics Men’s Basketball Rifle Women’s Soccer NCAA INDIVIDUAL QUALIFIERS Kaitlyn Gillespie, Outdoor Track and Field and Field Andrew Marsh, Men’s Swimming and Diving Zeke Moisey, Wrestling Michael Morales, Wrestling Bubba Scheffel, Wrestling Jake A. Smith, Wrestling Tim Squires, Men’s Swimming and Diving NCAA CHAMPIONSHIP AWARDS Garret Spurgeon, Rifle, NCAA Rifle Top Performer Award PROFESSIONAL DRAFT PICKS Mario Alford, Football, Cincinnati Bengals (NFL), seventh round (238th overall) Andy Bevin, Men’s Soccer, Seattle Sounders (MLS), fourth round (80th overall) Mark Glowinski, Football, Seattle Seahawks (NFL), fourth round (134th overall) Taylor Munden, Baseball, Miami Marlins (MLB), 27th round (806th overall) Shaquille Riddick, Football, Arizona Cardinals (NFL), fifth round (158th overall) Blake Smith, Baseball, Washington Nationals (MLB), 24th round (734th overall) Kevin White, Football, Chicago Bears (NFL), first round (7th overall) COACHING AWARDS & HONORS Jon Hammond, Rifle, Rifle Winter 2015 CaptainU Coach of the Year Sammie Henson, Wrestling, Amateur Wrestling News Rookie Coach of the Year Dana Holgorsen, Football, Coaches’ Coach of the Year Bob Huggins, Men’s Basketball, Big 12 Coach of the Year; Jim Phelan National Coach of the Year; West Virginia State Sports Writers Coach of the Year; NABC UPS Division I District 8 Coach of the Year Nikki Izzo-Brown, Women’s Soccer, Big 12 Coach of the Year; NSCAA All-Central Region Coach of the Year

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Marlon LeBlanc, Men’s Soccer, MAC Coach

of the Year

Bob Huggins, Men’s Basketball Nikki Izzo-Brown, Women’s Soccer

CONFERENCE MAJOR AWARDS Michaela Abam, Women’s Soccer, Big 12 Newcomer of the Year Andy Bevin, Men’s Soccer, MAC Player of the Year Kadeisha Buchanan, Women’s Soccer, Big 12 Defensive Player of the Year; Big 12 Tournament Defensive MVP Ziva Dvorsak, Rifle, GARC Shooter of the Year; GARC Senior of the Year Elizabeth Gratz, Rifle, GARC Rookie of the Year; WVU GARC Scholar-Athlete of the Year Ashley Lawrence, Women’s Soccer, Big 12 Tournament Offensive MVP Joey Piatczyc, Men’s Soccer, MAC Freshman of the Year Shaq Riddick, Football, Coaches’ Big 12 Defensive Newcomer of the Year

NATIONAL AWARDS AND RECOGNITION

Andy Bevin, Men’s Soccer, Senior CLASS Award Finalist Kadeisha Buchanan, Women’s Soccer, Missouri Athletic Club Hermann Trophy Semifinalist; Canada U20 Player of the Year; Hyundai Young Player Award of FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015 Sammie Henson, Wrestling, National Wrestling Hall of Fame Inductee Averee Fields, Women’s Basketball, Hair Achievement Award for February 2015 Josh Lambert, Football, Palm Beach County Sports Commission Lou Groza Award Finalist Nick Marable, Wrestling, Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame Professional Athlete of the Year Kate Schwindel, Women’s Soccer, Senior CLASS Award Finalist Juwan Staten, Men’s Basketball, Bob Cousy Point Guard of the Year Award Finalist; Senior CLASS Award Finalist Clint Trickett, Football, Davey O’Brien Semifinalist Kevin White, Football, Tallahassee Quarterback Club Foundation Biletnikoff Award Finalist; Maxwell Award Semifinalist Kelly Williams, Cross Country, NCAA Division I Women’s Cross Country Elite 89 Award Academic All-Americans First Team Andy Bevin, Men’s Soccer, Capital One Academic All-America; NSCAA Scholar All-America David Palley, Swimming and Diving, Capital One Academic All-America Kelly Williams, Track and Field/Cross Country, Capital One Academic All-America

SECOND TEAM

Carly Black, Women’s Soccer, Capital One Academic All-America Averee Fields, Women’s Basketball, Capital One Academic All-America

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Kaitlyn Gillespie, Track and Field/Cross Country/ Capital One Academic All-America Thomas Kyanko, Rifle, Capital One Academic All-America Maren Prediger, Rifle, Capital One Academic All-America

THIRD TEAM

Jack Elliott, Men’s Soccer, Capital One Academic All-America Jillian Forsey, Track and Field/Cross Country, Capital One Academic All-America Jenelle Zee, Swimming and Diving

ACADEMIC TEAM AWARDS

NSCAA Team Academic Award, Men’s Soccer and Women’s Soccer

ACADEMIC AWARDS

Nikki Attea, volleyball, Big 12 Scholar-Athlete of the Year Alex Basil, Rowing, Big 12 Conference’s Dr. Gerald Lage Academic Achievement Award Andy Bevin, Men’s Soccer, Capital One Academic All-American of the Year Ali Connelly, Women’s Soccer, Big 12 Conference’s Dr. Gerald Lage Academic Achievement Award; WVU Foundation Outstanding Senior Award Averee Fields, Women’s Basketball, Big 12 Conference’s Dr. Gerald Lage Academic Achievement Award; Big 12 Scholar-Athlete of the Year Kaitlyn Gillespie, Cross Country, Big 12 Scholar-Athlete of the Year Elizabeth Gulick, Volleyball, WVU Foundation Outstanding Senior Award & 2015 Order of Augusta Jaida Lawrence, Gymnastics, Big 12 Scholar-Athlete of the Year David Palley, Men’s Swimming and Diving, Big 12 Conference’s Dr. Gerald Lage Academic Achievement Award; Big 12 Scholar-Athlete of the Year; WVU Foundation Outstanding Senior Award ; Big 12 Dr. Prentice Gautt Postgraduate Scholarship Maren Prediger, Rifle, Big 12 Dr. Prentice Gautt Postgraduate Scholarship, WVU Foundation Outstanding Senior Award Haley VandePool, Women’s Swimming and Diving, Big 12 Conference’s Dr. Gerald Lage Academic Achievement Award; Big 12 Scholar-Athlete of the Year; WVU Foundation Outstanding Senior Award & 2015 Order of Augusta Kelly Williams, Cross Country, Big 12 Conference’s Dr. Gerald Lage Academic Achievement Award; WVU Foundation Outstanding Senior Award Jenelle Zee, Women’s Swimming and Diving, Big 12 Conference’s Dr. Gerald Lage Academic Achievement Award

ALL-AMERICANS

First Team Mario Alford, Football, FWAA, Phil Steele Michael Bamsey, Rifle, NRA Air Rifle, NRA Smallbore Kadeisha Buchanan, Women’s Soccer, NSCAA/Continental Tire; Soccer America MVP

Kyle Davis, Baseball, NCBWA and Louisville Slugger Freshman All-America Ziva Dvorsak, Rifle, NRA Air Rifle; CRCA Jillian Forsey, Cross Country, USTFCCCA Kaitlyn Gillespie, Cross Country, USTFCCCA Elizabeth Gratz, Rifle, NRA Air Rifle Dravon Henry, Football, ESPN True Freshman Thomas Kyanko, Rifle, NRA Smallbore Jean-Pierre Lucas, Rifle, NRA Smallbore BJ Myers, Baseball, Louisville Slugger Freshman All-America Maren Prediger, Rifle, NRA Air Rifle Zeke Moisey, Wrestling, NCAA Garrett Spurgeon, Rifle, NRA Air Rifle; NRA Smallbore; CRCA Juwan Staten, Men’s Basketball, Lute Olson Kevin White, Football, AFCA; Athlon Sports; CBS Sports; NFL Network; SB Nation; Scout; Sports On Earth; Sporting News Second Team Michael Bamsey, Rifle, CRCA Andy Bevin, Men’s Soccer, Senior CLASS Ziva Dvorsak, Rifle, NRA Smallbore Kaitlyn Gillespie, Outdoor Track Elizabeth Gratz, Rifle, CRCA; NRA Smallbore Thomas Kyanko, Rifle, NRA Air Rifle; CRCA Josh Lambert, Football, CBS Sports Maren Prediger, Rifle, CRCA Kate Schwindel, Women’s Soccer, Senior CLASS Juwan Staten, Men’s Basketball, Senior CLASS Patrick Sunderman, Rifle, NRA Air Rifle; NRA Smallbore; CRCA Kevin White, Football, Associated Press; College Sports Madness; Fox Sports; FWAAl; Phil Steele; SI.com; USA TODAY; Walter Camp Football Foundation Third Team Mario Alford, Football, College Sports Madness Josh Lambert, Football, Associated Press; SB Nation Jean-Pierre Lucas, Rifle, CRCA Fourth Team Josh Lambert, Football, Athlon Sports; Phil Steele Honorable Mention Mario Alford, Football, SI.com Jordan Anderson, Volleyball, AVCA Nikki Attea, Volleyball, AVCA Bria Holmes, Women’s Basketball, WBCA Josh Lambert, Football, NFL Network; SI.com Jean-Pierre Lucas, Rifle, NRA Air Rifle

33 First Team and 41 Second Team All-Conference Selections 124 Academic All-Conference Selections 488 Student-Athletes were named to the 201415 Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll 517 Total Student-Athletes were named to the Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll


Staff COACHING Head Coach Jason Butts............................. 34 Q&A with Coaching Staff ............................. 37 Associate Head Coach Travis Doak............. 39 Assistant Coach Kaylyn Millick.................... 41 Support Staff................................................ 42


JASONButts HEAD COACH FIFTH SEA SON

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Following 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. Butts led the Mountaineers to their best-ever finish at the Big 12 Gymnastics Championship in 2015, as the team placed second with a 195.025 score. The squad used the momentum built at the meet to finish fifth at the 2015 NCAA Morgantown Regional Championships with a score of 195.65, the program’s second-best score at a regional championships. Included in the final total was a 49.225 showing on beam, the team’s best-ever score on the event at a regional meet. WVU finished the 2015 season with a 14-9-1 (1-1-1 Big 12) record. Dayah Haley earned her second straight All-Big 12 Championship Team honor with a second place all-around showing at the conference championship. Season highlights also included a 195.35, first-place finish in a quad-meet at NC State, WVU’s first win over the Wolfpack in Raleigh since 2007, and a season-best 196.075 score in wins over Penn and Cornell. Individually, WVU tallied 11 scores of 9.9 or better throughout the season, including 9.95 showings by Haley (floor exercise) and Alexa Goldberg (uneven bars). The Mountaineers finished the year ranked No. 28 in the GymInfo Poll, the squad’s highest position since sitting at No. 21 at the end of the 2012 season. Butts also saw his team excel in the classroom in 2015. Jaida Lawrence was named the Big 12 Scholar-Athlete of the Year, the program’s first honoree. Additionally, six gymnasts earned NACGC/W Scholastic All-America honors, seven garnered Academic All-Big 12 Team recognitions and two were named to the Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team. Four seasons into his head-coaching tenure, Butts owns a 54-34-1 (.612) career record with the Mountaineers. Butts returned the program to the national stage in his third season, as Hope Sloanhoffer qualified for the NCAA National Championships in the all-around, the first gymnast since 2009 to advance to the national championships and the 18th in program history. The 2014 NCAA Athens Regional Championships beam co-champion, Sloanhoffer also captured the Big 12 Conference allaround crown, WVU gymnastics’ first Big 12 title. As a team, the Mountaineers finished with a 6-11 (0-4 Big 12) overall mark and a third-place showing at the Big 12 Gymnastics Championship, the first conference championship hosted in Morgantown since WVU joined the Big 12 in 2012. The squad scored a program- and season-best 196.375 at the championship. Sloanhoffer finished with two All-Big 12 Championship Team honors (all-around, floor), and Haley (all-around) and Beth Deal (balance beam) each earned one, quadrupling the program’s honors from 2013. Sloanhoffer, Deal (balance beam), Goldberg (uneven bars) and Nicolette Swoboda (all-around) all individually qualified for the Athens Regional. The Mountaineers also showed improvement in the classroom in 2014, as seven gymnasts were named Scholastic All-Americans, an increase from five in 2013. Additionally, seven garnered Academic All-Big 12 Gymnastics Team recognitions, also an increase from five in 2013. In just his second season at the helm, Butts ushered in a new era for WVU gymnastics in 2013, as the Mountaineers joined perennial powerhouse Oklahoma and Iowa State in the Big 12 Conference. 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 NCAA Regional Championships and placed fifth in front of a WVU Coliseum crowd. Included in 2013’s five 196.0+ performances was a season-best 196.55 mark in a loss to then-No. 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.

JasonBUTTS with AlexaGOLDBERG

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, 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 and 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 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 in 2011. 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.

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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. 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 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.

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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, Georgia, 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 competitive 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.


Q&A WITH THE WVU

Gymnastics COACHING STAFF

Of the underclassmen returners, who are you looking at to assume a leadership role this year? JB: (Sophomore) Jordan Gillette is night-andday from where she was at this point last year. She’s definitely in on beam and floor right now, and she’s pushing for a spot in the bars lineup. Her confidence is so high right now, and she’s been a rock star in our intrasquads. (Junior) Alexa Goldberg will compete in the all-around this season. She’s in a completely different place this year – I’ve seen great improvements in her skills and training, even since September. Jordan and Alexa are both so low key in the gym – that’s their leadership. They are low key and low stress. The number of returners coming back is going to be a huge asset for us this year. We’re going to need them to all step-up and mimic the low key, task-focused attitudes they’ve had in the gym.

The team ended the 2015 season on a big high, scoring a season-best 196.075 in the regular-season finale, finishing a program-best second at the Big 12 Gymnastics Championship and tallying 195.65 at the NCAA Morgantown Regional Championships inside the WVU Coliseum. Do you see this year’s squad picking up right where last year’s team left off?

With the start of the 2016 season just around the corner, how would you assess the progress the team has made throughout the preseason? Head Coach Jason Butts: We have had a few intrasquads, and they’ve all gone really well. From a big-picture look, vault may be our weakest event in terms of depth, but the vaults we have ready to compete are great. The intrasquads have really instilled a lot of confidence in this team. I think we have at least five 9.8 routines on every event, and that’s a great place to be at the start of the season. I don’t think we’ve been at that level in the past. Personally, I’m really confident as we head into the season. We have a lot of question marks that we cannot answer until we see how the team responds to in-meet situations, but I don’t think the question marks are as big as they were in the past. Associate Head Coach Travis Doak: We eclipsed our starting point from past seasons in early December. I think that is really going to benefit us, as we then were able to use the final 18-20 preseason practices to put this team in a position to eliminate extra question marks.

As a coaching staff, one of our goals moving into the 2016 season was to increase the overall skill level. The gymnasts on this year’s team are very capable of doing that. We’ve added E dismounts on the uneven bars and E tumbling passes into our floor routines. Our skill level is going to be a lot more respectable this year, and that’s where we want this program to be. Assistant Coach Kaylyn Millick: The skills are so much bigger than they used to be – we are not watering down routines just to ensure a hit. The gymnasts are reaching for the bigger skills, and they’re hitting, too. The biggest question mark is – will they hit in a competition?

Are you pleased with the team’s consistency level to this point? JB: Yes, definitely. Usually going into the first couple of meets, I’m a bit stressed about our routines. This year, we’re a bit further along at this point, and I am surprised when we have a fall in an intrasquad. It is so nice to be at that point at the end of December.

TD: I absolutely think so. The biggest thing I want this team to build on from last year is the consistency that we displayed. That’s all we need to do, and that is what we have focused on every day at practice. When a gymnast has a mistake in her routine, it’s a shock, and that’s exactly where we were at the end of last season. As long as this team embraces our ‘consistency’ message, I think we’ll be in a great spot.

The team lost two vocal leaders in graduates Dayah Haley and Beth Deal. Who are you looking at to assume that role this year? TD: I honestly think the team is looking at Jason and the rest of the coaching staff for leadership this year. This is a really cohesive group, and they’re letting the coaching staff lead. There is not a sense of entitlement with the team this year. JB: I think our 2016 schedule poster is a great example of what this whole season is about – you put on the leotard and you compete for West Virginia University. We are a team, and everyone has a leadership role. I have seen some of our freshmen assume leadership roles already, and that’s great – every gymnast is finding her way to lead this team. I think that’s helping us come together as one unit.

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This year’s theme is “Mountaineer Legacy.” How do you define that theme, and how will it be applied throughout the season?

should feel settled in a lineup spot. We’re going to give a lot of gymnasts some opportunities to do great things. That’s what I like about this schedule – it’s going to force our hands.

world after four years at WVU. I know it’s tough. It’s hard being a full-time gymnast and a fulltime student, but I think our student-athletes to a great job at balancing their workloads.

KM: It’s the idea that you are competing for something bigger than just yourself. As Jason and Travis mentioned, by making the coaching staff the official leaders, we’ve brought out a leadership quality in each of the gymnasts. (Freshman) Kirah (Koshinski) helps out her teammates at practice each day. (Sophomore) Zaakira (Muhammad) inspires the team with the way she trains at every practice. Each gymnast is competing for the program this year, not herself.

JB: This schedule also puts us in some great opportunities to get solid road scores, and it’s going to be up to us to take advantage of those opportunities. We always perform decent at home, and we should feel confident that if we also hit on the road, we can earn incredible scores, and that will help push us toward a seed in a regional championship.

What makes competing inside the WVU Coliseum so special, and how does it give this team an advantage?

JB: I told the team they each have a choice to do their jobs well. They know their job is to represent this University well, and they’ve really bought in to doing their best in the gym each day. No one is entitled to anything this year – they each have to earn everything. It’s been a big change in attitude, and I love what I’m seeing right now.

Six freshmen join the team this year. What excites you about this year’s class? TD: I like that their strengths are all completely different, and together they are forming one great, powerful punch. Together, they are putting up some great routines. Their hit routines really catch your attention because it is good gymnastics. These freshmen are going to be able to hit routines immediately and potentially score 9.8+. The adjustment period will not really be there, and that’s great. JB: I’m most excited because the gymnasts that will compete don’t feel like freshmen. They carry themselves like they’ve already been here for a season. I know they’re nervous, but they have a good way of hiding the nerves. They just get their jobs done, and that’s what excites me the most. KM: This is really one of the first classes as a whole that has come in loving gymnastics, especially West Virginia gymnastics. They will run through a brick wall – they do not want to disappoint the coaches. They work really hard despite their nerves. I think this class has a ‘wow’ factor that will be exciting to watch.

The 2016 schedule features six teams ranked in the coaches’ preseason poll. The slate is certainly challenging, especially in February when the team will hit the road for four meets, including trips to No. 1 Oklahoma and No. 3 Alabama. What do you like about this schedule, and how will the challenges help this team develop and progress toward postseason? TD: What I really like is it will force us to use our depth. With this schedule and our dual week (meets at Iowa State and at Oklahoma Feb. 5-7), we’re going to have to use everyone. No one

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I’m excited. We want to get over the hump of being afraid of having two meets in one weekend. That swing at Iowa State and at Oklahoma will be a challenge, but competitions should be easier than practices. If we can take advantage of our opportunities, this season could be incredible.

How does the addition of Denver as an affiliate member change the dynamics within the Big 12 Conference? JB: Denver is a really strong team. Oklahoma is No. 1 for a reason, so it may be a battle for second place at the conference championship in March, but I think we can do it. Every gymnast has to stay on the equipment and that evens it out.

TD: Each of the coaches on this staff loves West Virginia University. Therefore, when you get to represent something you love so much, it’s pretty awesome. We get to experience the excitement that surrounds this team and this University at every home meet in the WVU Coliseum, and that makes our jobs so special. We’re proud to compete, and we’re always proud of the team on the floor. JB: I love the meet day atmosphere inside the WVU Coliseum. It’s such an amazing feeling each time we get to compete in front of our home crowd. The fans are always enthusiastic and cheer so loudly for this team.

Why is it a special honor to be a Mountaineer gymnast?

How important is it for you to see your athletes balance their workload inside the gym and in the classroom?

KM: This program is just so unique. I think the gymnasts know how much this staff supports them, the University and the sport of gymnastics. I love how excited this team is to compete each meet. That’s what it’s all about – the excitement that surrounds representing a University you love.

JB: We remind every gymnast the day she steps foot on campus that there is not a professional gymnastics league. Therefore, each of these student-athletes needs to be ready for the real

JB: This state loves West Virginia University, and I know other Universities do not receive the same universal support that we do. To represent this state is an incredible honor.


Travis Doak enters his eighth year at his alma mater and his second as the team’s associate head coach. He is responsible for coaching vault, beam and floor. He also oversees the Mountaineers’ recruiting efforts. Since Doak joined the staff in 2009, WVU made five straight NCAA Regional Championships appearances (2009-13), six total, earned one conference title and compiled an overall record of 101-61-1 (.623). Doak’s seventh season with the Mountaineers saw WVU finish fifth at the 2015 NCAA Morgantown Regional Championships with a 195.65 score, the program’s second-best showing at a regional championships. The Mountaineers tallied 49.225 on beam, the team’s best-ever score on the event at a regional. WVU also finished a program-best second at the Big 12 Gymnastics Championship, scoring 195.025. Dayah Haley earned her second straight All-Big 12 Championship Team honor with a secondplace finish in the all-around. The Mountaineers tallied 11 individual scores of 9.9 or better in 2015, including 9.95 showings for Haley (floor exercise) and Alexa Goldberg (uneven bars). WVU finished the year with a 14-9-1 (1-1-1 Big 12) overall record. The squad also ranked No. 28 in the final GymInfo Poll, the team’s highest position since 2012. Doak helped guide Hope Sloanhoffer to the NCAA National Championships in 2014, as she individually qualified in the all-around. She was the first Mountaineer to qualify since 2009, Doak’s first season as an assistant, and the 18th in program history. Sloanhoffer qualified after finishing second in the all-around and first on beam at the 2014 NCAA Athens Regional Championships. The Mountaineers posted their best score at the Big 12 Gymnastics Championship in 2014, tallying 196.375 and finishing in third place. Three Mountaineers earned four All-Big 12 Championship Team honors, and Sloanhoffer finished first in the all-around with a 39.425 score, the program’s first Big 12 title. The squad finished the season with a 6-11 (0-4 Big 12) mark. Sloanhoffer (all-around), Beth Deal (balance beam), Goldberg (uneven bars) and Nicolette Swoboda (all-around) individually qualified for the Athens Regional.

TRAVISDoak A SSOCIATE HEAD COACH EIGHTH SEA SON

The team finished the year ranked No. 28 nationally on vault and uneven bars. 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.

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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 Sloanhoffer to respective No. 27 and No. 42 all-around rankings.

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.

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 AllEAGL First Team awards, two gymnast of the year distinctions and two outstanding senior gymnast nods.

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.

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 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. Those lineups also ranked No. 17 and No. 21, respectively, in the nation. Integral in the development of Sloanhoffer, the rookie finished with nine

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In his second season at WVU in 2010, Doak helped guide the Mountaineer vault and floor lineups to the No. 4 and No. 5 EAGL rankings. His first season with the Mountaineers in 2009 was successful, as the team finished nationally ranked No. 17 on vault and No. 21 on bars. 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, Chelsi Tabor and Maloney earned the EAGL vault title in Doak’s first season. A native of Beverly, West Virginia, 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.


Kaylyn Millick enters her second season at West Virginia University as an assistant coach and oversees the team’s choreography for beam and floor. She also leads the team’s community service outreach program. In her first season with the Mountaineers, Millick helped guide WVU to a fifth-place finish at the 2015 NCAA Morgantown Regional Championships. The squad posted a 195.65 mark, the second-best program score at a regional championships. Additionally, WVU earned a program regionalrecord score of 49.225 on beam. WVU also earned a program best, second-place finish at the 2015 Big 12 Gymnastics Championship, scoring 195.025. Dayah Haley earned her second straight All-Big 12 Championship Team honor with a second-place finish in the all-around. WVU earned 11 scores of 9.9 or better, six on floor, with Haley tallying a season-best 9.95. The Mountaineers finished the 2015 season with a 14-9-1 (1-1-1 Big 12) mark and sat at No. 28 in the final GymInfo Poll, their best position since earning a No. 21 ranking at the end of the 2012 season. A three-year letterwinner for WVU from 2011-13, Millick served as a student assistant in 2014. As a student assistant, Millick helped guide senior Hope Sloanhoffer to a 2014 NCAA National Championships bid as an all-around competitor, the Mountaineers’ first qualification since 2009. Sloanhoffer finished the season as the NCAA Athens Regional Championship beam champion and the Big 12 all-around champion, the program’s first Big 12 title winner. An all-around competitor who transferred from Eastern Michigan after the 2010 season and found a home at WVU, Millick tallied 1,290.3 points in three years as a Mountaineer and saw time in 38 meets. She ended her career ranked ninth in the program record book with 12 career scores of 39.0 or better. She also ranked 20th all-time with eight career scores of 9.9 or better, six of which came on floor, the 10th-best total in program history. As a senior in 2013, Millick earned the Linda Burdette-Good Award as the team’s Most Valuable Gymnast. The first-ever Mountaineer to earn a spot on the All-Big 12 Championship Team (all-around), she reached the podium a team-best 23 times and scored career-best marks on vault (9.85), bars (9.9), beam (9.875), floor (9.95) and the all-around (39.4). She finished second in the all-around at the Big 12 Championships with a 39.2 score and finished the season ranked No. 27 nationally in the all-around with a 39.3 regional qualifying score (RQS). A four-time All-EAGL honoree, Millick led the Mountaineers to the 2012 East Atlantic Gymnastics League (EAGL) Championship as a junior. She followed that meet with a 10th-place finish in the all-around at the 2012 NCAA Auburn Regional Championships with a then-career-best score of 39.225. In her first season at WVU, Millick earned the team’s highest finish at the 2011 NCAA Southeast Regional Championships, placing fifth on floor with a 9.85 score.

KAYLYN Millick A SSISTANT COACH SECOND SEA SON

Millick competed as an all-around gymnast at Eastern Michigan in 2010, and at the time of her transfer, she ranked eighth (39.0) on the EMU all-time all-around scores list and ninth (9.85) on the EMU all-time beam score list. The squad’s top all-arounder as a freshman, she individually qualified for the NCAA Central Regional Championships and was nominated for the MAC Gymnast and Freshman of the Year Awards. In addition to her athletic achievements, Millick is a two-time NACGC/W Scholastic All-American and All-EAGL Academic Team member. She was named to the 2013 Academic All-Big 12 Gymnastics Team and also earned a spot on the President’s List, Dean’s List, Big 12 Commissioner’s and Garrett Ford Academic Honor Rolls while at WVU. Millick was a two-time national qualifier at Gym Dandy’s in Washington. Millick earned her bachelor’s degree in exercise and physiology at WVU in May 2014.

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Roster........................................................... 44 Photo Roster................................................ 45 Melissa Idell.................................................. 46 Jaida Lawrence............................................ 48 Audrey Tolbert.............................................. 50 Brooklyn Doggette....................................... 52 Alexa Goldberg............................................. 54 Robyn Bernard............................................. 56 Amanda Bowman......................................... 58 Jordan Gillette.............................................. 60 Zaakira Muhammad .................................... 62 Carly Galpin/Kirah Koshinski ....................... 64 Sarah Moore/Kelsey Sorrenson................... 65 Jaquie Tun/Tiara Wright................................ 66


2016 GYMNASTICS ROSTER

Mountaineer Roster

2016

Name Event Ht. Yr. Hometown Club Gym Robyn Bernard* AA 5-7 So. Silver Spring, Md. Hills Gymnastics Amanda Bowman* AA 5-4 So. Charleston, W.Va. Revolution Gymnastics Brooklyn Doggette* AA 5-1 Jr. Pickerington, Ohio Buckeye Gymnastics Carly Galpin AA 5-3 Fr. Brownsville, Md. Frederick Gymnastics Jordan Gillette* AA 5-2 So. Natrona Heights, Pa. X-Cel Gymnastics Alexa Goldberg** AA 5-0 Jr. Ivyland, Pa. Central Bucks School of Gymnastics Melissa Idell*** AA 5-6 Sr. Newark, Del. First State Gymnastics Kirah Koshinki AA 5-0 Fr. Berwick, Pa. Northeast Gymnastics Jaida Lawrence*** AA 5-4 Sr. Rocky Hill, Conn. New England Gymnastics Express

Head Coach: Jason Butts (Fifth season)

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Name Event Ht. Sarah Moore AA 5-6 Zaakira Muhammad* AA 5-4 Kelsey Sorrenson AA 5-2 Audrey Tolbert* Jaquie Tun Tiara Wright * - letters earned

Associate Head Coach: Travis Doak (Eighth season)

Yr. Fr. So. Fr.

Hometown Club Gym Dallas, Texas Metroplex Gymnastics Pennsauken, N.J. TNT Elite Gymnastics Summerville, S.C. Gymnastics Academy of South Carolina AA 5-5 Sr. Frederick, Md. Frederick Gymnastics AA 5-0 Fr. Chattanooga, Tenn. Gymnastics Center of Chattanooga AA 5-5 Fr. Wilmington, Del. Parkettes National Gymnastics Center

Assistant Coach: Kaylyn Millick (Second season)

PRONUNCIATION GUIDE

BY CLASS

BY STATE

First Name Kirah – KEER-uh Jaida – jay-DUH Zaakira – za-KEER-uh

Seniors – 3 Juniors – 2 Sophomores – 4 Freshmen – 6

Maryland – 3 Pennsylvania – 3 Delaware - 2 Connecticut – 1 New Jersey - 1

Last Name Doggette – dog-ett

Ohio – 1 South Carolina – 1 Tennessee – 1 Texas – 1 West Virginia - 1


RobynBERNARD

AmandaBOWMAN

BrooklynDOGGETTE

CarlyGALPIN

JordanGILLETTE

AlexaGOLDBERG

MelissaIDELL

KirahKOSHINSKI

JaidaLAWRENCE

SarahMOORE

ZaakiraMUHAMMAD

KelseySORRENSON

AudreyTOLBERT

JaquieTUN

TiaraWRIGHT

JasonBUTTS

TravisDOAK

KaylynMILLICK

Head Coach

Associate Head Coach

Assistant Coach

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MELISSAIdell 5-6, SENIOR NEWARK , DEL.

Coaching staff believes she will leave WVU competing her best gymnastics … motivated to see the Mountaineers succeed in 2016 … continues to compete one of the team’s cleanest floor routines … has a look that is hard to ignore in competition … will debut a new floor routine in final season … also returns as a strong beam worker … coaching staff hopes to use her vault in team lineup … active in team’s community relations efforts … a hidden talent that possesses high-level skills that have helped her excel at college level … energetic and focused leader … hard worker … easy-going personality and great work ethic fits in well with the whole team.

2015 (Jr.)

2013 (Fr.)

• Academic All-Big 12 Gymnastics First Team

• Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team

• Earned John Quackenbush Award for Mountaineer Spirit

• Earned Sally Medrick Award for Most Improved Gymnast

• Competed in all 12 meets, 11 as a two-event specialist on balance beam and floor exercise, and finished fifth on the team with 223.75 points

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

• Set career highs on beam and floor and scored 9.8 or better 13 times; did not score below 9.8 on floor after the Jan. 9 season opener at Maryland

• Opened the floor lineup in Coliseum career debut vs. Oklahoma (2/1) and earned a career-best 9.8

• Ranked fifth on the team with six podium finishes, including five wins, four on floor • Two-time Big 12 Event Specialist of the Week (2/24, 3/17) • Tied for the floor win at NC State (1/31) with a 9.875 score • Tallied 9.85 on floor against No. 18 Denver (2/13) and finished in third place • Hit a career-high 9.925 on floor and won the event outright at the WVU Coliseum against Maryland, Rutgers and New Hampshire (2/22) • Tied for the win on floor at Pitt (2/28) with a 9.9 • Earned two event wins with career-best scores against Penn and Cornell (3/14), tallying 9.825 on beam and 9.925 on floor

• Matched her career-high of 9.8 on floor against Michigan (2/24) and finished 15th • Owned floor RQS of 9.78 and season average of 9.69

Club Gymnastics • Competed for Slava Glazounov at First State Gymnastics • 2011 level 10 state and regional qualifier • Finished second on beam and floor, fourth on vault and fifth in the all-around at the 2010 level 9 Eastern Nationals • Finished fourth on vault, fifth on beam and sixth in the all-around at the 2010 level 9 regional championships

• Ranked No. 2 on team with 9.84 season average; also posted 9.607 beam season average

• Won the 2010 level 10 Arnold Gymnastics Challenge all-around title

2014 (So.)

Personal

• Academic All-Big 12 Gymnastics First Team

• Daughter of Mark and Jennifer Idell

• Earned John Quackenbush Award for Mountaineer Spirit

• Has one brother

• Competed in all 11 meets, two as a beam and floor specialist, and finished with 124.6 points

• Birthday is May 4 • Attended St. Marks High

• Paced the team on floor in its season opener at No. 21 Kentucky (1/10) with a 9.8 score, the second-best mark awarded, and finished fifth overall • Earned a 9.7 score and tied for fifth in her career beam debut against Pitt (2/14) • Scored a career-high 9.825 on floor in back-toback road meets, finishing fifth at Maryland (3/16) and eighth at No. 2 Florida (3/7) • Floor season average of 9.682 ranked No. 3 on team

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• Scored 96.9 points

• Majoring in elementary education • Dean’s List • Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll


Career Statistics Year Meets AA Total Points 2015 12 0 223.75 2014 11 0 124.6 2013 10 0 96.9 Totals 33 0 445.25

Career Highs Balance Beam 9.825 vs. Penn and Cornell Floor Exercise 9.925 vs. Maryland, New Hampshire and Rutgers Vs. Penn and Cornell

3/14/15 2/22/15 3/14/15

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JAIDALawrence 5-4, SENIOR ROCKY HILL, CONN.

Powerful gymnast … nationally ranked vaulter … one of the top vaulters in the Big 12 Conference … consistency level on vault is unmatched on team … has scored 9.825 or better on vault all but 10 times in three seasons … brings a positive outlook to Cary Gym each day … works hard to set example for underclassmen … contributed to team’s success in first three seasons … commands attention on floor … should contribute to bar lineup early in season ... responds well to coaches’ instructions … sets the team academic standard … brings international experience, as she competed for Jamaica at the World Championships … possesses an array of skills that gives the coaching staff a lot of strong lineup possibilities … calm competitor.

2015 (Jr.) • NACGC/W Scholastic All-America • Big 12 Scholar-Athlete of the Year • Academic All-Big 12 Gymnastics First Team • Competed on vault in all 12 meets and also saw time on floor in four competitions • Earned 156.5 points, pushing her past the career 500-point threshold • Earned four wins on vault and pushed team-best career victory total to 13; ranked fourth on team with seven podium finishes • Did not drop a score on vault in 12 meets • Scored below 9.8 on vault just three times • Opened season with a third-place finish on vault at Maryland (1/9), scoring 9.8 • Tallied 9.9 on vault at No. 15 Ohio State with No. 5 Michigan (1/17), and finished in second place • Won vault in home opener against No. 23 Iowa State and No. 25 George Washington (1/25) with a 9.875 score • Scored 9.9 on vault at NC State (1/31) for the outright event win • Earned a season-high 9.7 on floor at New Hampshire (2/8) • Finished second on vault with a 9.85 score against No. 18 Denver (2/13) • Scored 9.825 on vault in home quad-meet with New Hampshire, Maryland and Rutgers (2/22) and tied for first place • Tied for the win on vault with a 9.85 score against Penn and Cornell (3/14) • Finished fourth on vault at the 2015 Big 12 Gymnastics Championship (3/21) with a 9.85 mark • Paced the Mountaineers with a 9.827 vault season average

2014 (So.) • NACGC/W Scholastic All-America • Academic All-Big 12 Gymnastics First Team • Competed in all 11 meets, eight as a twoevent specialist, and earned 195.075 points • Earned five podium finishes, including three vault victories

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• Did not drop a score all season • Won vault outright in team’s season opener at No. 21 Kentucky (1/10) with a 9.85 score • Captured first on vault at Iowa State (2/7) with a 9.875 score • Scored vault win against Pitt (2/14) with a 9.85 • Finished fourth on vault at The Perfect 10 Challenge (2/12) with a career-high 9.925 showing, the fourth-best mark in program history • Tied for third on vault in win over No. 22 Ohio State (3/2) with a 9.825 showing • Finished year ranked No. 14 in the Southeast Region, No. 8 in the Big 12, on vault with a 9.855 RQS • Vault season average of 9.814 ranked No. 2 on team; also owned season average of 9.678 on bars

2013 (Fr.) • First Mountaineer named to the All-Big 12 Gymnastics Team (vault) • 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 multi-event 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 • 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

Personal

Career Statistics

• Daughter of Dwight and Mia Lawrence

Year Meets AA Total Points 2015 12 0 156.5 2014 11 0 195.075 2013 12 0 253.175 Totals 35 0 604.75

• Has one brother • Birthday is February 22 • Attended Rocky Hill High • Majoring in speech pathology and audiology • President’s List • Dean’s List • Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll

Career Highs Vault 9.925 at The Perfect 10 Challenge (Oklahoma City, Okla.) 2/21/14 Uneven Bars 9.8 vs. Iowa State 2/10/13 Floor Exercise 9.75 at Pitt 1/11/13

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AUDREYTolbert 5-5, SENIOR FREDERICK, MD.

Highly skilled gymnast who joined the Mountaineers in 2015 after two seasons at Ohio State … has shown growth on bars and beam and will push for a lineup spot on both events … embracing her role as a Mountaineer and as a senior leader … coaches impressed with her hard-working attitude … passion for the sport is evident by her happiness in Cary Gym.

2015 (Jr.) • Saw time on bars and beam in two meets • Finished fifth on bars in home quad-meet with New Hampshire, Maryland and Rutgers (2/22) with a season-high score of 9.775

• Finished seventh on bars and ninth on beam at the 2011 Junior Olympic National Championships • Won five Maryland state titles from 2009-12, including the 2012 vault and bars titles • 2012 regional all-around and beam champion

At Ohio State from 2013-14

Personal

• Saw time in four meets in 2014 and scored season highs of 9.8 on vault and 9.75 on floor

• Daughter of Barry and Margaret Tolbert • Has two brothers and one sister

• Competed in 11 meets as a freshman in 2013 and earned a career-best 9.775 on floor at the Big Ten Championships

• Birthday is January 17

• 2013 OSU Scholar-Athlete

• Attended Urbana High • Majoring in interior design

Club Gymnastics • Level 10 gymnast and four-time Junior Olympic National Championships qualifier at Frederick Gymnastics • Member of the Region 7 All-Star Team and Maryland State Team

Career Statistics Year Meets AA Total Points 2015 2 0 28.225

Career Highs Uneven Bars 9.775 vs. New Hampshire, Maryland and Rutgers Balance Beam 9.25 vs. New Hampshire, Maryland and Rutgers

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BROOKLYN Doggette 5-1, JUNIOR PICKERINGTON, OHIO

Beautiful, artistic style that stands out at WVU … enjoyed a solid sophomore season, her first collegiate action … strength is on bars and beam ... training all four events … only gymnast to compete beam each meet in 2015 and not record a fall … depended on for her consistency on beam … looks to compete an upgraded bars routine … coaches believe she’s one of the hardest-working gymnasts on team … Mountaineer legacy, as her mother competed gymnastics and her father played football.

2015 (So.)

Club Gymnastics

• Academic All-Big 12 Gymnastics Second Team

• Level 10 gymnast at Buckeye Gymnastics

• Earned Sally Medrick Award for Most Improved Gymnast

• Two-time Junior Olympics National Team qualifier

• Competed in all 12 meets and saw action on uneven bars and balance beam in 10 competitions • Opened the beam lineup in the last six meets of the season • Earned eight top-10 finishes, including a career best, fourth-place finish on balance beam with a career-high 9.825 mark against No. 11 Penn State (3/8) • Day against PSU also included a career-high 9.8 score on bars • Matched career-best beam score with a 9.825 showing at the 2015 NCAA Morgantown Regional Championships (4/4) • Bars (9.6) and beam (9.656) season averages were fourth-best marks on team

2014 (Fr.) • Did not see competitive action

• Finished fifth on uneven bars and sixth in the allaround 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 • Majoring in child development and family studies • Father played defensive back for WVU (1990-91), and mother is former Mountaineer gymnast Becky Morrison (1993-94) • Dean’s List • Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll

Career Statistics Year Meets AA Total Points 2015 12 0 211.875

Career Highs Uneven Bars Balance Beam

9.8 vs. Penn State 9.825 vs. Penn State 2015 NCAA Regional Championships (Morgantown, W.Va.)

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3/8/15 3/8/15 4/4/15


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ALEXA Goldberg 5-0, JUNIOR IVYL AND, PA .

Made career all-around debut as a sophomore and expected to consistently compete all four events in 2016 … confidence continues to grow each season … one of the team’s top in-meet competitors … phenomenal bars routine is one of the highest scoring in nation … working on a full-in on floor … steady, consistent beam worker … upgrades on floor should help her score this year … aggressive gymnastics … has a ‘wow’ factor … maturity and work ethic on display each day in gym … invested in team’s success.

2015 (So.) • Enjoyed an extremely successful second campaign which saw her compete in 11 meets, two as an all-arounder, and finish with 321.7 points, the third-best total on the team • Season point total pushed her past the career 500-point threshold • Paced the team with 12 podium finishes, including a team-best eight victories, with seven wins coming on uneven bars • Set career highs on all four events, as well as in the all-around • Did not drop a score on bars or beam all season • Earned 15 scores of 9.8 or better • Scored below 9.85 on bars only three times • Big 12 Gymnast of the Week (3/17) • Opened season with an outright win on bars at Maryland (1/9) with a 9.85 score • Tied for second on bars at No. 15 Ohio State with No. 5 Michigan (1/17) with a 9.875 mark • Won bars outright against No. 23 Iowa State and No. 25 George Washington (1/25), scoring 9.85 • Made career all-around debut at NC State (1/31) and won bars with a 9.85 score • Tallied 38.775 in second career all-around appearance and placed second overall against Denver (2/13); also won bars with a 9.875 score • Scored 9.85 on floor and finished second in home quadmeet against Maryland, New Hampshire and Rutgers (2/22) • Tied for bars win at Pitt (2/28) with 9.85 • Scored a career-best 9.95 on bars against No. 11 Penn State (3/8) and tied for the event win; the score ranks No. 2 in program history, and she was the first WVU gymnast to hit mark since 2008 • Earned three podium finishes against Penn and Cornell (3/14), taking the wins on bars (9.9) and beam (9.825) and finishing third on floor with a career-best 9.875 mark • Tallied a career-high 9.85 on beam at the 2015 NCAA Morgantown Regional (4/4) and tied for 11th place • Posted team’s top bars season average (9.825); also ranked No. 2 on beam (9.75) and No. 4 on floor (9.733)

2014 (Fr.) • Competed in 11 meets with the team as a two-event specialist and also qualified for the NCAA Athens Regional Championships on the uneven bars • Tallied 223.35 points, the fifth-best total on team • Earned eight podium finishes, the third-best total on team, including five wins on bars • Scored 9.8 or better on bars nine times • Big 12 Newcomer of the Week (1/21)

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• Opened Mountaineer career with a show-stopping routine at No. 21 Kentucky (1/10), scoring 9.925 on bars, the ninth-best mark in program history, and winning the event outright; the score was the team’s highest on the event since 2009 • In first career road meet, stuck bars routine at Maryland (1/17) for the even win • Finished first on bars against NC State (1/26) with 9.825 score; also earned a 9.825 on floor • Scored 9.8 on floor against George Washington and Towson (2/2) and tied for third place • Tied for second on bars at Iowa State (2/7) with a 9.85 mark • Victorious on bars against Pitt (2/14) with a 9.825 showing • Took the bars win in the team’s upset victory over No. 22 Ohio State (3/2) with a 9.9 score • Competed uneven bars as an individual qualifier at the NCAA Athens Regional Championships (4/5) and finished eighth with a 9.85 score, the fourth-best mark awarded • Finished season ranked No. 50 nationally, No. 7 in the Big 12, with a 9.87 RQS • Bars season average of 9.767 ranked No. 2 on team; also owned 9.65 season average on floor

Club Gymnastics • Level 10 gymnast at Central Bucks Gym • Six-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 all-around 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 athletic coaching education • Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll


Career Statistics Year Meets AA Total Points 2015 11 2 321.7 2014 12 0 223.35 Total 23 2 545.05

Career Highs Vault 9.6 at NC State with North Carolina and William & Mary 1/25/15 Uneven Bars 9.95 vs. Penn State 3/8/15 Balance Beam 9.85 2015 NCAA Regional Championships (Morgantown, W.Va.) 4/4/15 Floor Exercise 9.875 vs. Penn and Cornell 3/14/15 All-Around 38.775 vs. Denver 2/13/15

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ROBYNBernard 5-7, SOPHOMORE SILVER SPRING, MD.

Coaches believe she possesses the talent and skill to score well in all four events … gained experience as a freshman and will use it as a motivator in 2016 … counted on as a consistent vaulter … will compete upgraded skills on bars, beam and floor … one of the most mature student-athletes on team … potential is limitless … fantastic practice habits help her excel on meet day.

2015 (Fr.) • Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team • Competed in all but one meet and saw time on vault, uneven bars and balance beam • Finished seventh on the team with 192.75 points • Scored 9.75 or better on vault five times

• Four-time Junior Olympic National Championships qualifier • Finished first on vault, second in the all-around and on bars and seventh on floor at the 2014 Level 10 Junior Olympic National Championships • Placed ninth in the all-around and on vault and beam at the 2014 Region 7 Championships

• Earned five top-10 finishes, including a second-place finish on vault at Pitt (2/28) with a 9.775 mark

• Won beam and finished second in the all-around and on bars at the 2012 Maryland State Championships

• Appeared in the bars lineup six times and did not drop a score

Personal

• Was first Mountaineer to compete in 2015, as she opened the beam rotation at Maryland (1/9) • Tallied 9.8 in vault debut at Ohio State (1/17) • Earned a career-high 9.7 on bars at New Hampshire (2/8) • Scored a career-best 9.825 on vault at the 2015 NCAA Morgantown Regional Championships (4/4) • Finished with season averages of 9.73 on vault, 9.564 on bars and 9.5 on beam

• Daughter of Ed and Jacqueline Bernard • Has one brother • Birthday is March 9 • Member of the Science Honor Society, Art National Society and English National Society at Sherwood High • Majoring in exercise physiology • Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll

Club Gymnastics • Four-year level 10 gymnast at Hill’s Gymnastics, the same gym as current volunteer assistant Dayah Haley

Career Statistics Year Meets AA Total Points 2015 11 0 192.75

Career Highs Vault Uneven Bars

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9.825 2015 NCAA Regional Championships (Morgantown, W.Va.) 4/4/15 9.7 at New Hampshire with Towson and Brown 2/8/15


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AMANDABowman 5-4, SOPHOMORE CHARLESTON, W.VA.

West Virginia talent who has the ability to compete on every event … strong vaulter and asset to event lineup … ended freshman season with strong showings at Big 12 and NCAA Regional Championships … rare combination of flexibility and power.

2015 (Fr.)

Personal

• Competed on vault in seven meets and scored 9.725 or better five times

• Daughter of Giles and Sarah Bowman

• Earned four top-10 finishes, including a season-high fourth-place finish (9.725) against Penn and Cornell (3/14)

• Birthday is July 16

• Finished rookie season strong, scoring a career-best 9.825 at the Big 12 Gymnastics Championship (3/21) and 9.8 at the NCAA Morgantown Regional Championships (4.4)

• Has two brothers • Member of the National Honor Society at Capital High • Majoring in social work • Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll

• Compiled a vault season average of 9.7

Club Gymnastics • Four-year level 10 gymnast at Revolution Gymnastics, the same gym as former Mountaineer and NCAA Championships qualifier Mehgan Morris • Three-time National Championships qualifier • Two-time regional vault champion • Finished fifth on floor at the 2014 Region 7 Level 10 Championships • 2014 West Virginia state vault, bars, beam, floor and all-around champion

Career Statistics Year Meets AA Total Points 2015 7 0 67.9

Career Highs Vault

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9.825 2015 Big 12 Gymnastics Championship (Norman, Okla.)

3/21/15


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JORDANGillette 5-2, SOPHOMORE NATRONA HEIGHTS, PA.

Extremely hard worker … trained throughout offseason and came back stronger and ready for 2016 season … coaches impressed with work ethic … embracing Mountaineer legacy and is self-motivated to always improve … one of the most consistent beam workers … will compete an upgraded floor routine … is up to level on bars and could push for a lineup spot … recorded a no-fall freshman season and coaches are thrilled with her willingness to step-in at any moment … in-meet excitement is contagious … strong personality in Cary Gym.

2015 (Fr.)

• Four-time Junior Olympics national qualifier

• Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team • Competed in last 10 meets of rookie season and saw time on balance beam and floor exercise in six • Did not drop a score on balance beam in 10 appearances • Tallied five scores of 9.8 or better • Earned eight top-10 finishes and landed on the podium three times, including a balance beam victory against Penn and Cornell (3/14) with a 9.825 mark • Career floor debut was a success, as she tallied a season-high mark of 9.8 at New Hampshire (2/8) • Finished third on beam in home quad-meet against New Hampshire, Maryland and Rutgers (2/22) with a 9.8 score • Scored a career-best 9.825 on beam at the 2015 NCAA Morgantown Regional Championships (4/4); mark was second-best beam score earned by a Mountaineer all season

• Finished second on floor at the 2014 Region 7 Championships • 2014 Pennsylvania state beam champion; also finished second on floor • Scored five top-10 finishes at the 2012 Pennsylvania State Championships, including a second place all-around finish and a third-place finish on vault

Personal • Daughter of Jeffrey and Janet Gillette • Has one sister • Birthday is April 17 • Honor roll student at Highland High • Majoring in exercise physiology • Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll • Dean’s List • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll

• Finished ranked No. 1 on team with 9.763 beam season average; also earned 9.733 floor average, the fourth-best mark on team

Career Statistics

Club Gymnastics • Six-year level 10 gymnast at X-Cel Gymnastics

Year Meets AA Total Points 2015 10 0 156.025

Career Highs Balance Beam Floor Exercise

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9.85 9.8

2015 NCAA Regional Championships (Morgantown, W.Va.) 4/4/15 at New Hampshire with Towson and Brown 2/8/15


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ZAAKIRA Muhammad 5-4, SOPHOMORE PENNSAUKEN, N.J.

Highly successful freshman campaign resulted in a gain of confidence that should push her toward all-around potential in 2016 … has an unmatched ‘wow’ factor on team … one of the most consistent vaulters … also consistent on bars … reworked floor routine should help her excel … big gymnastics should produce favorable scores … rarely found without a smile.

2015 (Fr.)

Club Gymnastics

• Competed on vault and uneven bars in all 12 meets and earned 243.175 points, the fourth-best team total

• Six-year level 10 gymnast at TNT Elite Gymnastics

• Finished third on the team with 10 podium appearances, including three wins

• Three-time champion at the 2012 Junior Olympic National Championships, finishing first in the allaround, beam and floor

• Scored 9.8 or better on vault in all but three meets

• Finished fourth on bars at the 2010 Region 7 Championships

• Exceptional in career debut, scoring 9.8 on vault at Maryland (1/9) and finishing in third place

• 2010 New Jersey State Championships floor champion; also finished fifth on bars and sixth in the all-around

• Tied for third place on bars at NC State (1/31) with a 9.775 mark • Earned a career-best 9.875 on vault at New Hampshire (2/8) and tied for event win; also finished second on bars with a 9.825 score • Finished third on vault against No. 18 Denver (2/13) with a 9.825 score • Tied for vault win in home quad-meet against Maryland, Rutgers and New Hampshire (2/22) with 9.825 score • Scored 9.775 on vault at Pitt (2/28), good enough for second place

Personal • Daughter of Dean and Renee Muhammad • Has one brother and one sister • Birthday is November 9 • Mom attended Virginia State on a softball scholarship • Attended Pennsauken High • Enrolled in general studies • Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll

• Tallied a career-high 9.9 on bars against No. 11 Penn State (3/8) and finished in third place • Marks of 9.85 and 9.825 on vault and bars, respectively, against Penn and Cornell (3/14) were good enough for first and second place • Ranked second on team on vault and bars with respective season averages of 9.81 and 9.646

Career Statistics Year Meets AA Total Points 2015 12 0 243.175

Career Highs Vault 9.875 at New Hampshire with Towson and Brown Uneven Bars 9.9 vs. Penn State Balance Beam 9.7 vs. Penn State

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2016 NEWCOMER PROFILES

CARLYGalpin 5-3, FRESHMAN BOONSBORO, MD.

Club Gymnastics

• Three-year level 10 gymnast at Frederick Gymnastics Club, the same training center as current Mountaineer senior Audrey Tolbert • Two-time Junior Olympics National qualifier

Potential to compete on beam and floor in first season … has shown vast improvement on bars … hard worker … determined to stick every routine … easy-going personality.

• Four-time Maryland state champion on balance beam • Finished second on floor, fifth on bars and 11th in the all-around at the 2015 Junior Olympic National Championships • Placed first on beam and 11th on bars at the 2015 Region 7 Level 10 Championships • Five top-10 finishes at the 2015 Maryland State Championships, including a win on balance beam and a runner-up finish on floor; also placed third in the all-around, sixth on bars and ninth on vault

• Finished fourth on beam and 10th on bars at the 2014 Junior Olympics National Championships • Placed third on bars at the 2014 Region 7 Level 10 Championships • Finished second on beam and in the all-around at the 2014 Maryland Level 10 State Championships

Personal • Daughter of Rob and Heather Galpin • Has two sisters and one brother • Birthday is July 30 • Attended Boonsboro High • Majoring in biology

KIRAHKoshinski 5-0, FRESHMAN BERWICK , PA .

Club Gymnastics

• Five-year level 10 gymnast at Northeast Gymnastics, the same gym as Mountaineer great Amy Bieski • Four-time Junior Olympics National qualifier

Coaches are excited for gymnast to join program … incredibly talented … humble, hard worker … possesses a huge skill level that could push her into an all-around position … immediately bought into the team’s training system … driven to see program succeed.

• 2015 Junior Olympics National floor champion; also finished second on vault and in the allaround • 2015 level 10 regional beam champion and finished second on vault and floor and in the all-around • 2014 Junior Olympics National all-around and balance beam third-place finisher • 2014 level 10 regional vault and floor runner-up • 2014 level 10 Pennsylvania State vault, floor and all-around champion • 2013 Junior Olympics National vault champion and floor runner-up

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• Scored a 10.0 on vault and won the event at the 2013 level 10 regional championships; also finished third in the all-around and on floor • 2013 level 10 Pennsylvania all-around, vault and floor champion • 2012 Junior Olympics national vault champion and runner-up on floor

Personal • Daughter of Wayne and Amanda Koshinski • Has two sisters and one brother • Birthday is March 6 • Berwick High • Enrolled in general studies


SARAHMoore 5-6, FRESHMAN DALL A S, TEXA S

Big score potential on vault, bars and beam … lines on bars and beam add a grace to her routines … coaches appreciate how easy she is to work with … positive personality has been a great addition to Cary Gym.

Club Gymnastics

Personal

• Six-year level 10 gymnast at Metroplex Gymnastics

• Daughter of Tony and Blanca Moore

• Junior Olympics National Championships qualifier and finished 17th in the all-around at the 2014 championships

• Birthday is December 26

• Placed second on beam, fourth in the all-around, sixth on floor and 10th on vault at the 2014 Region 3 Championships

• Has one sister and two brothers • Attended Lake Highlands High • Enrolled in general studies

• 10th place, all-around, 2014 Texas State Championships • Former Junior International Elite and trained with the Japanese National Team and with Elite Champion (2009-11)

KELSEY Sorrenson 5-2, FRESHMAN SUMMERVILLE, S.C.

Club Gymnastics

Personal

• Level 10 gymnast at Gymnastics Academy of Charleston

• Daughter of Scott and Stephanie Sorrenson

• Four-time Region 8 Championships qualifier

• Birthday is August 21

• Finished first on vault and fourth on floor at the 2015 Daytona Beach Open

Very athletic gymnast … quickness helps her excel in competition … has the skill level to compete on vault and floor … works hard so she can make an impact on team … fit in well with teammates right away.

• Earned five top-five finishes at the 2014 South Carolina Level 10 State Championships, including a second-place finish on floor; also finished third on bars and in the all-around and fourth on vault and beam

• Has two sisters • Attended Fort Dorchester High • Majoring in interior design

• Finished first on vault at the 2014 Charleston Cup

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2016 NEWCOMER PROFILES

JAQUIETun 5-3, FRESHMAN CHATTANOOGA , TENN.

Club Gymnastics

• Five-year level 10 gymnast at Gymnastics Center of Chattanooga • Junior Olympics National Championships qualifier and 2013 uneven bars national champion

Possesses strong skills on all four events … coaches believe she has potential to contribute right away on bars, beam and floor … personality fits in well with team.

• Three-time level 10 all-around state champion (2008, 2013, 2014) • Finished eighth on balance beam at the 2014 Region 8 Level 10 Championships

Personal

• Daughter of Jon and Kathy Tun • Has one brother and one sister • Birthday is June 29 • Member of the National Honor Society at Chattanooga Christian School • Majoring in graphic design

• Placed sixth on floor and 10th on beam at the 2013 Region 8 Level 10 Championships

TIARAWright 5-5, FRESHMAN WILMINGTON, DEL.

Club Gymnastics

• Five-year level 10 gymnast at Parkettes National Gymnastics Center • Four-time Junior Olympics National Championships qualifier and 2012 uneven bars national champion

Beautiful lines on each event … strong dance background makes her one to watch on beam and floor … charisma and grace will help her stand out … built a great work ethic at highly respected gym.

• Finished in 10th place on balance beam at the 2015 Junior Olympics National Championships • Scored first on bars and beam at the 2015 Region 7 Level 10 Championships; also finished fourth in the all-around, eighth on floor and 10th on vault • Tallied top-10 finishes on all four events and the all-around at the 2015 Pennsylvania Level 10 State Championships • Earned three top-five finishes at the 2014 Region 7 Level 10 Championships, including a second-place finish on bars, a third-place finish in the all-around and a fourth-place finish on beam

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• Finished third in the all-around and fourth on bars at the 2014 Pennsylvania Level 10 State Championships • Placed second on bars at the 2013 Junior Olympics National Invitational Tournament • Won the bars title at the 2013 Region 7 Level 10 Championships

Personal • Daughter of Myron and Monét Horsey • Has three sisters and two brothers • Birthday is July 18 • Attended Bridgeway Academy • Majoring in psychology


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MelissaIDELL

SEASON Preview Big Routines Return

Eighteen of the 24 routines the Mountaineers competed at the 2015 NCAA Morgantown Regional Championships return this year, with junior Alexa Goldberg leading the Mountaineer returners, as the event specialist competed on beam (9.85), floor (9.775) and bars (9.65) at the championships.

All 10 of the Mountaineer returners competed in at least one meet in 2015. Three of the squad’s top season averages also return this year: senior Jaida Lawrence on vault (9.827), Goldberg on bars (9.825) and sophomore Jordan Gillette on beam (9.763). Senior Melissa Idell ranked No. 2 on floor last year with a 9.84 season average.

Newcomers Will Contribute Quickly Six freshmen join the WVU gymnastics team this season: Carly Galpin, Kirah Koshinski, Sarah Moore, Kelsey Sorrenson, Jaquie Tun and Tiara Wright. All six are expected to see competition time throughout the year. Of the six newcomers, Koshinski is expected to make the biggest immediate impact, as the coaches plan for her to compete in the vault, beam and floor lineups.

“I think the addition of Denver gymnastics to the Big 12 Conference gives us strength in numbers,” WVU coach Jason Butts said. “This better positions us on a competitive level with other conferences around the country. Denver gymnastics has a strong history, and the Pioneers will add competition to our league. The Big 12 Gymnastics Championship is more exciting for all gymnastics fans.”

2016 Slate Promises Challenges, Excitement The Mountaineers will face tough competition each week this season, as WVU’s 2016 schedule features seven teams ranked in the preseason coaches’ poll. The squad opens the season against two ranked foes. WVU will compete at No. 16 Denver, with No. 24 Southern Utah, on Saturday, Jan. 9, at 8 p.m. ET, inside Hamilton Gymnasium, in Denver, Colorado. The Mountaineers also will compete at No. 1 Oklahoma, at No. 3 Alabama and in Philadelphia against No. 17 Penn State. Additionally, the team will play host to No. 21 Kentucky and No. 22 Ohio State late in the year. Following back-to-back meets against Pitt in the final weekend of the regular season, WVU will travel to Frisco, Texas, for the 2016 Big 12 Gymnastics Championship on Saturday, March 19. The NCAA Regional Championships will be held on Saturday, April 2, and the NCAA Championships are set for April 15-16, in Fort Worth, Texas.

Beauty and the Beast Returns

The Big 12 Conference added Denver as an affiliate member in July of 2015. The Pioneers will compete for the conference’s postseason championship and the league’s automatic qualification to NCAA postseason competition.

Following a one-year absence, the popular Beauty and the Beast meet returns this year. The WVU gymnastics and wrestling teams will compete simultaneously on Sunday, Jan. 17, at 4 p.m., at the WVU Coliseum. The gymnastics team will compete against New Hampshire in its 2016 season home opener, while the wrestling squad will face Oklahoma.

Also new this year, the Big 12 Gymnastics Championship will make its neutral site debut with the Dr. Pepper Arena in Frisco, Texas, hosting the meet on Saturday, March 19, at 5 p.m. ET.

This year’s meet is the fourth hosted at the WVU Coliseum. The Mountaineers last held a Beauty and the Beast meet on Feb. 14, 2014, with both teams earning key victories. The gymnasts trumped Pitt, 194.45-194.125, and the wrestlers defeated Clarion, 28-7.

A New Big 12 Look

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WVU coach JasonBUTTS with seniors AudreyTOLBERT, JaidaLAWRENCE and Melissa Idell

2016 Schedule

Date Teams Saturday, Jan. 9 Denver*, Southern Utah Sunday, Jan. 17 New Hampshire Sunday, Jan. 24 Western Michigan, William & Mary Friday, Feb. 5 Iowa State* Sunday, Feb. 7 Oklahoma* Sunday, Feb. 14 Alabama Sunday, Feb. 21 Kentucky Friday, Feb. 26 Unite for Her Pink Invitational Sunday, March 6 Ohio State, Bowling Green Friday, March 11 Pitt Sunday, March 13 Pitt Saturday, March 19 Big 12 Gymnastics Championship Saturday, April 2 NCAA Regional Championships April 15-17 NCAA National Championships * - Big 12 Opponent

Location Denver, Colo. Morgantown, W.Va. Morgantown, W.Va. Ames, Iowa Norman, Okla. Tuscaloosa, Ala. Morgantown, W.Va. Philadelphia, Pa. Morgantown, W.Va. Morgantown, W.Va. Pittsburgh, Pa. Frisco, Texas TBA Fort Worth, Texas

Time 8 p.m. 4 p.m. 2 p.m. 7:30 p.m. 2:45 p.m. 4 p.m. 2 p.m. 4 p.m. 2 p.m. 7 p.m. TBA TBA TBA TBA

All times Eastern and subject to change

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EVENT Previews Vault

Though the Mountaineers’ vault lineup will not be very deep in 2016, the vaults the team will compete are incredibly strong. The squad will rely on Lawrence’s experience and consistency, as the Rocky Hill, Connecticut, native is expected to again compete near the back of the lineup. A 2013 All-Big 12 Gymnastics Team honoree for the event, she has scored below 9.825 on vault only 10 times in three seasons and shows a career-best 9.925 mark. Additionally, she owns a team-best 13 career victories, all on vault. Also returning to the lineup is sophomore Zaakira Muhammad. A powerful gymnast, she ranked No. 2 on the squad in 2015 with a 9.81 season average. Muhammad hit a career-high 9.875 as a rookie and scored below 9.8 just three times. “Zaakira’s vault is so big, and she’s focusing on the little things right now,” assistant coach Kaylyn Millick said. “I think in the long run, that’s going to be huge for this lineup.” Though the lineup will miss the steady presence of graduate Dayah Haley, the coaches believe Koshinski is more than capable of replacing her score. Also expected to compete are sophomores Amanda Bowman and Robyn Bernard, who competed on vault in all but one meet last season and averaged 9.73, as well as Goldberg. “Alexa looks better this year, and she has the potential to be a great addition to the lineup,” associate head coach Travis Doak said. The coaches hope to also work Moore and Sorrenson into the lineup.

ZaakiraMUHAMMAD

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Uneven Bars

WVU boasts one of the nation’s top bars works in Goldberg, who ended the 2015 season ranked No. 46 nationally with a 9.87 regional qualifying score (RQS). A fixture near the back of the team’s lineup since her freshman season, the Ivyland, Pennsylvania, native tallied a career-best 9.95 last year, the second-best score in school history, and owns 12 career bars victories. The Mountaineer coaching staff believes Muhammad, Wright and Tun will provide great compliments to Goldberg’s routine. Muhammad competed on bars in all 12 meets as a freshman and ranked No. 2 on the team with a 9.646 season average, scoring 9.8 or better four times and earning four podium finishes. Wright is the 2012 Junior Olympics bars national champion. “Tiara’s skill level is great,” Doak said. “She has four releases in her routine, and she may do three straight quick releases. Zaakira also is in a better place this year, and I expect high scores from her. Jaquie’s line is beautiful – her toes never come apart.” The coaches believe senior Audrey Tolbert, Lawrence, Bernard and Koshinski will provide depth, too. “There are four or five great bars routines that are just phenomenal,” said Butts. “We’re going to have several E-level dismounts, and I think this lineup is going to be really dynamic. We’re going to be on the same skill level as a lot of our competition.”


AlexaGOLDBERG

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Balance Beam

The beam lineup took the biggest hit from graduation, as Haley and Beth Deal were both featured late in the season. The coaches will look to Gillette to assume the steadiness that Deal provided throughout her four-year Mountaineer career. The Natrona Heights, Pennsylvania, native competed in 10 meets as a freshman and earned a team-best average of 9.763. She earned three podium finishes, including a win against Penn and Cornell, and hit a career-best 9.85 at the NCAA Morgantown Regional Championships. At least 10 gymnasts could potentially see time in the beam lineup this season, a fact that excites Doak. “We could pick two completely different lineups if we wanted to, and we would all feel comfortable,” Doak explained. “There are some routines that will score better, but as a staff, we believe each of the gymnasts will hit her beam routine every time she competes. We’re hoping to remove the question mark that often surrounds the balance beam, and instead we want to attack the event at each meet. We want to be aggressive on beam.” Goldberg ranked No. 2 on the team in 2015 with a 9.75 season average. New to the lineup as a sophomore, she scored below 9.75 just twice. Also set to contribute this season are Idell, Bernard, Muhammad, Koshinski, Moore and Wright. JordanGILLETTE

Floor Exercise

The Mountaineers’ floor lineup is the only event not to return its top scorer from 2015, as lineup anchor Haley graduated. Despite the loss, the coaches believe the lineup will be just as dynamic and expect Koshinski to replace Haley’s energy, skill and showmanship. “Kirah is a natural competitor and I cannot wait for her to show this routine off this season,” Butts said of the 2015 Junior Olympics floor national champion. “Her routine is interactive, fun and very impactful.” Idell is the team’s top returner, having earned a season average of 9.84 last year. A graceful gymnast, she tallied five scores of 9.875 or better in 2015, including a career-best 9.925, and finished the year ranked No. 38 nationally with a 9.885 RQS. She will compete an upgraded routine this season, as will Goldberg and Gillette. The coaches also believe Muhammad should make her career floor debut this season with a dynamic two-pass routine. A former dancer, Wright also is expected to see time on floor.

KirahKOSHINSKI

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OPPONENT Information TEAM INFORMATION

AT DENVER: 1.9.16 | 8 P.M. HAMILTON GYMNASIUM SCHOOL INFORMATION

Location: Denver, Colo. Conference: Mountain Rim Gymnastics Conference Nickname: Pioneers

Head Coach: Melissa Kutcher-Rinehart Record at Denver: 308-150-3 (17 Seasons) 2015 Record: 19-8-1, 6-4-0 MRGC 2015 Post Season Record: Third Place, NCAA Ames Regional Championships Twitter: @DU_Gymnastics MEDIA INFORMATION

SID Contact: Brittany Evans Email: Brittany.Evans@du.edu Phone: 303-871-3829 www.denverpioneers.com

VS. WILLIAM & MARY: 1.24.16 | 2 P.M. WVU COLISEUM SCHOOL INFORMATION

Location: Williamsburg, Va. Conference: Eastern College Athletic Conference Nickname: Tribe

TEAM INFORMATION

SCHOOL INFORMATION

Location: Cedar City, Utah Conference: Western Athletic Nickname: Thunderbirds

MEDIA INFORMATION

SID Contact: Kari Louthan Email: karilouthan@suu.edu Phone: 801-787-7510 www.suutbirds.com

AT IOWA STATE: 2.5.16 | 7:30 P.M. HILTON COLISEUM SCHOOL INFORMATION

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

NEW HAMPSHIRE: 1.17.16 | 4 P.M. WVU COLISEUM SCHOOL INFORMATION

Location: Durham, N.H. Conference: East Atlantic Gymnastics League Nickname: Wildcats

MEDIA INFORMATION

SID Contact: Mike Murphy Email: mike.murphy@unh.edu Phone: 603-862-3906 www.unhwildcats.com

AT OKLAHOMA: 2.7.16 | 2:45 P.M. LLOYD NOBLE CENTER SCHOOL INFORMATION

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

TEAM INFORMATION

VS. WESTERN MICHIGAN: 1.24.16 | 2 P.M. WVU COLISEUM SCHOOL INFORMATION

Location: Kalamazoo, Mich. Conference: Mid-American Conference Nickname: Broncos

Head Coach: Penny Jernigan Record at Western Michigan: 15-20 (Two Seasons) 2015 Record: 10-6, 3-3 MAC 2015 Post Season Record: Third Place, MAC Championships Twitter: @WMU_Gymnastics MEDIA INFORMATION

SID Contact: Kristin Keirns Email: Kristin.keirns@wmich.edu Phone: 269-387-4123 www.wmubroncos.com

MEDIA INFORMATION

SID Contact: Rob Turner Email: rrturn@wm.edu Phone: 757-221-3370 www.tribeathletics.com

Head Coach: Jay Ronayne Record at Iowa State: 68-120-5 (14 Seasons) 2015 Record: 8-16-1, 0-4-1 Big 12 2015 Post Season Record: Fifth Place, NCAA Ames Regional Championships Twitter: @cycloneGYM MEDIA INFORMATION

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

TEAM INFORMATION

TEAM INFORMATION

Head Coach: Gail Goodspeed Record at New Hampshire: 573-300-2 (36 Seasons) 2015 Record: 18-8, EAGL 6-1 2015 Post Season Record: Sixth Place, NCAA Morgantown Regional Championships Twitter: @UNHGymnastics

Head Coach: Mary Lewis Record at William & Mary: 229-402-4 (21 Seasons) 2015 Record: 11-13, ECAC 6-0 2015 Post Season Record: First Place, ECAC Championships Twitter: @WMTribe_WGYM

TEAM INFORMATION

Head Coach: Scott Bauman Record at Southern Utah: N/A 2015 Record: 14-5, 5-2 MRGC 2015 Post Season Record: Third Place, NCAA Norman Regional Championships Twitter: @SUUThunderbirds

VS. SOUTHERN UTAH (at Denver): 1. 9. 16 | 8 P.M. HAMILTON GYMNASIUM

TEAM INFORMATION

Head Coach: K.J. Kindler Record at Oklahoma: 244-52-3 (10 Seasons) 2015 Record: 29-2, 4-0 Big 12 2015 Post Season Record: Third Place, NCAA Super Six National Championships Twitter: @OU_Gymnastics MEDIA INFORMATION

SID Contact: Chelsey Kraft Email: chelseykraft@ou.edu Phone: 405-325-8372 www.soonersports.com

TEAM INFORMATION

Head Coach: Dana Duckworth Record at Alabama: 8-3-0 (One Season) 2015 Record: 8-3-0, 6-2-0 SEC 2015 Post Season Record: Fourth Place, NCAA Super Six National Championships Twitter: @BamaGymnastics

AT ALABAMA: 2.14.16 | 4 P.M. COLEMAN COLISEUM SCHOOL INFORMATION

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

MEDIA INFORMATION

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

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TEAM INFORMATION

KENTUCKY: 2.21.16 | 2 P.M. WVU COLISEUM SCHOOL INFORMATION

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

Head Coach: Tim Garrison Record at Kentucky: 41-65-1 (Four Seasons) 2015 Record: 7-17, 3-4 SEC 2015 Post Season Record: Sixth Place, NCAA Columbus Regional Championships Twitter: @UKGymnastics MEDIA INFORMATION

SID Contact: Steve Sommer Email: steve.sommer@uky.edu Phone: 859-257-3838 www.ukathletics.com

TEAM INFORMATION

Head Coach: Umme Salim-Beasley Record at Temple: First Season 2015 Record: 3-17, 1-7 ECAC 2015 Post Season Record: Fifth Place, ECAC Championships Twitter: @TUWG

TEMPLE (AT THE UNITE FOR HER PINK INVITATIONAL): 2.26.16 | 4 P.M.; AT PENNSYLVANIA CONVENTION CENTER (PHILADELPHIA, PA.)

SCHOOL INFORMATION

LOCATION: Philadelphia, Pa. Conference: ECAC Nickname: Owls

TEAM INFORMATION

PENN STATE (AT THE UNITE FOR HER PINK INVITATIONAL): 2.26.16 | 4 P.M.; AT PENNSYLVANIA CONVENTION CENTER (PHILADELPHIA, PA.)

SCHOOL INFORMATION

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

Head Coach: Jeff Thompson Record at Penn State: 74-18 (Five Seasons) 2015 Record: 14-3, 6-3 Big Ten 2015 Post Season Record: Sixth Place, NCAA Norman Regional Championships Twitter: @PennStateWGYM MEDIA INFORMATION

SID Contact: Will Rottler Email: wdr13@psu.edu Phone: 814-865-1757 www.gopsusports.com

WOMEN’S GYMNASTICS

WEST CHESTER (AT THE UNITE FOR HER PINK INVITATIONAL): 2.26.16 | 4 P.M.; AT PENNSYLVANIA CONVENTION CENTER (PHILADELPHIA, PA.)

SCHOOL INFORMATION

Location: West Chester, Pa. Conference: Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference Nickname: Golden Rams

MEDIA INFORMATION

SID Contact: James Zuhlke Email: jzuhlke@wcupa.edu Phone: 610-436-3316 www.wcupagoldenrams.com

OHIO STATE: 3.6.16 | 2 P.M. WVU COLISEUM SCHOOL INFORMATION

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

SOUTHERN CONNECTICUT (AT THE UNITE FOR HER PINK INVITATIONAL): 2.26.16 | 4 P.M.; AT PENNSYLVANIA CONVENTION CENTER (PHILADELPHIA, PA.)

SCHOOL INFORMATION

Location: New Haven, Conn. Conference: Northeast-10 Nickname: Owls

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MEDIA INFORMATION

SID Contact: Michael Kobylanski Email: kobylanskim1@southernct.edu Phone: 203-392-6005 www.southernctowls.com

Head Coach: Carey Fagen Record at Ohio State: 72-72-3 (12 Seasons) 2015 Record: 3-5-1 Big Ten 2015 Post Season Record: Fifth Place, NCAA Columbus Regional Championships Twitter: @OhioState_WGYM MEDIA INFORMATION

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

TEAM INFORMATION

BOWLING GREEN: 3.6.16 | 2 P.M. WVU COLISEUM SCHOOL INFORMATION

Location: Bowling Green, Ohio Conference: Mid-American Conference Nickname: Falcons

TEAM INFORMATION

Head Coach: Jerry Nelson Record at Southern Connecticut: 130111 (12 Seasons) 2015 Record: 7-17 2015 Post Season Record: Second Place, ECAC Championships Twitter: @SCSU_Owls

SID Contact: Lauren Capone Email: l.capone@temple.edu Phone: 215-204-0636 www.owlsports.com

TEAM INFORMATION

TEAM INFORMATION

Head Coach: Barbara Cordova Record at West Chester: 55-74 (Seven Seasons) 2015 Record: 9-10 2015 Post Season Record: Third Place, ECAC Division II Championships Twitter: @WCUAthletics

MEDIA INFORMATION

Head Coach: Kerrie Turner Record at Bowling Green: 41-81 (Nine Seasons) 2015 Record: 8-8, 2-4 MAC 2015 Post Season Record: Fifth Place, MAC Championships Twitter: @FALCONGYMN MEDIA INFORMATION

SID Contact: Alexx Klein Email: aklein@bgsu.edu Phone: 419-372-4027 www.bgsufalcons.com

TEAM INFORMATION

PITT: 3.11.16 | 7 P.M. WVU COLISEUM 3.13.16 | 2 P.M. AT FITZGERALD FIELD HOUSE SCHOOL INFORMATION

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

Head Coach: Debbie Yohman Record at Pitt: 272-409-1 (30 Seasons) 2015 Record: 5-16, 1-10 EAGL 2015 Post Season Record: Sixth Place, EAGL Championship Twitter: @PittGymnastics MEDIA INFORMATION

SID Contact: Casey Bonk Email: cbonk@athletics.pitt.edu Phone: 412-648-8240 www.pittsburghpanthers.com


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2015 Season

Review

Strong Finish

The Mountaineers capitalized on home-gym advantage at the end of the 2015 season, scoring 195.65 and finishing in fifth place at the NCAA Morgantown Regional Championships on April 4, at the WVU Coliseum. The team’s total was its third-best score of the season and its second-best point total at a regional championships. Seeded sixth in the region, the Mountaineers ended the championships on beam and scored a season-best 49.225, the program’s best showing on the apparatus at a regional. Senior Dayah Haley nearly stole the day, scoring a career-high 39.225 in the all-around and tying for sixth place. She also matched her career high on vault (9.825) and earned a career-best 9.85 on beam. In total, five gymnasts scored 9.8 or better on beam, including careerbest 9.85 scores from Haley, sophomore Alexa Goldberg and freshman Jordan Gillette. The trio, along with senior Beth Deal, tied for 11th place. Sophomore Brooklyn Doggette opened the rotation and matched her career-best score of 9.825.

Season-Ending Ranking

WVU finished the 2015 season ranked No. 28 in the GymInfo Poll. The ranking was the Mountaineers’ highest position since sitting at No. 21 at the end of the 2012 season. The squad was not ranked higher than 30 throughout the season. Final season rankings are determined by a combination of a team’s final regional qualifying score (RQS) and its NCAA Regional Championships score. The Mountaineers entered the 2015 NCAA Morgantown Regional Championships ranked No. 36 with a 195.355 RQS. The squad tallied 195.65 at the championships for a final national qualifying score (NQS) of 391.005.

DayahHALEY finished sixth in the all-around at the 2015 NCAA Morgantown Regional.

Big 12 Breakthrough

The Mountaineers finished a program-best second at the 2015 Big 12 Gymnastics Championship, scoring 195.025 at Oklahoma’s Lloyd Noble Center on March 21, in Norman, Oklahoma. The score was the squad’s third-best road score of the year. WVU finished second on vault (49.0) and beam (48.525), and third on floor (49.0) and bars (48.5). In just her second all-around appearance of the season, senior Dayah Haley scored 38.95 and placed second overall, earning her All-Big 12 Championship Team honors for the second straight season. No. 1-ranked Oklahoma scored 197.875 and won its fourth straight Big 12 Conference title. Iowa State finished third with a 194.775 mark.

Season Finale Sweep

WVU closed its 2015 regular-season slate on March 14 with a sweep of Penn and Cornell at the WVU Coliseum with a season-high score of 196.075. The team’s lone 196.0+ mark of the year, the point total ranked No. 23 in program history. Penn finished second (193.175) and Cornell placed third (191.3). The Mountaineers swept all four events and tallied a season high of 49.275 on floor. Senior Dayah Haley made her season all-around debut and finished first with a 39.075 mark. Junior Jaida Lawrence and freshman Zaakira Muhammad tied for first on vault (9.85), and sophomore Alexa Goldberg anchored bars with a winning 9.9 mark. On beam, junior Melissa Idell, freshman Jordan Gillette and Goldberg tied for the win with 9.825s; the score was a career high for Idell. Idell also matched her floor career-best score of 9.925 and earned her fourth floor victory of the season. The Big 12 Conference honored Goldberg and Idell for their efforts, naming them the Big 12 Gymnast and Specialists of the Week, respectively.

The 2015 seniors led WVU to a No. 28 season-ending ranking.

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Junior JaidaLAWRENCE was named the 2015 Big 12 Scholar-Athlete of the Year.

Big-Time Scores

Two gymnasts hit for huge career-high 9.95 marks in 2015. Senior Dayah Haley earned the score first, tying for first on floor at New Hampshire on Feb. 8. She was the first Mountaineer to earn the score on floor since the 2013 season. Sophomore Alexa Goldberg earned the point total just one month later, tying for the bars win against No. 11 Penn State on March 8 at the WVU Coliseum. She was the first gymnast to hit the mark since 2008 and now ranks No. 2 in the program record book.

Academics First

The Mountaineers earned great success in the classroom, too, in 2015, as six gymnasts were named Scholastic All-Americans for the 2014-15 academic year, as announced by the National Association of Collegiate Gymnastics Coaches/Women (NACGC/W): Jaida Lawrence, Erica Smith, Mackenzie Myers, Dayah Haley, Lia Salzano and Maci Sump. WVU gymnasts have earned 112 hours since 1987. Lawrence also scored a huge individual honor, as she was named the Big 12 Scholar-Athlete of the Year, the first WVU gymnast to earn the recognition. A speech pathology and audiology major, she boasted a 3.66 grade point average in 2015. Additionally, a program-high seven gymnasts were named to the 2015 Academic All-Big 12 Gymnastics Team, marking the second straight season seven Mountaineers scored the award. Five gymnasts were named to the first team, including Salzano, Lawrence, Myers, Melissa Idell and Lindsey Litten.

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2015 Statistics

Att. Avg. RQS

VAULT

Robyn Bernard Amanda Bowman Beth Deal Alexa Goldberg Dayah Haley Emma Lasker Jaida Lawrence Zaakira Muhammad Lia Salzano Nicolette Swoboda TEAM

UNEVEN BARS

Robyn Bernard Brooklyn Doggette Alexa Goldberg Dayah Haley Lindsey Litten Zaakira Muhammad Nicolette Swoboda Audrey Tolbert TEAM

BALANCE BEAM

Robyn Bernard Beth Deal Brooklyn Doggette Jordan Gillette Alexa Goldberg Dayah Haley Melissa Idell Lindsey Litten Zaakira Muhammad Mackenzie Myers Nicolette Swoboda Audrey Tolbert TEAM

FLOOR EXERCISE

Jordan Gillette Alexa Goldberg Dayah Haley Brittney Harris Melissa Idell Jaida Lawrence Mackenzie Myers Lia Salzano Nicolette Swoboda TEAM

ALL-AROUND

Alexa Goldberg Dayah Haley Nicolette Swoboda TEAM

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National Ranking (Top 50)

Regional Ranking (Top 25)

10 9.73 9.745 7 9.7 9.655 1 9.625 -3 9.55 -12 9.763 9.795 2 9.638 -12 9.827 9.865 12 9.81 9.835 1 9.475 -12 9.788 9.825 12 48.935 49.015 30

Big 12 Ranking (Top 10)

T15 T19 T23 6

2

10

7

T20

10

7 9.564 10 9.6 11 9.827 12 9.581 10 9.587 12 9.646 8 9.697 2 9.49 12 48.531

9.52 9.675 9.87 T46 9.67 9.725 9.8 9.7 -48.68 50

3 9.5 12 9.742 12 9.656 10 9.763 8 9.75 3 9.758 11 9.607 2 9.65 1 9.7 3 9.325 6 9.504 1 9.25 12 48.615

-9.81 T14 9.695 9.78 T22 9.745 -9.745 ---9.45 -48.72 T41 T6

6 11 12 6 12 4 8 1 12 12

9.733 9.723 9.856 9.604 9.84 9.644 9.569 8.15 9.723 48.969

-9.785 9.89 9.56 9.885 -9.765 -9.775 49.125

2 3 4 12

38.537 39.083 38.613 194.996

--195.65

6 10

8

3

9

3

31

4

5

T38

6

6

T23

3

2

28

6

3


2015 Season Highs TEAM SEASON HIGHS Event Score Opponent(s)

Location

Date

Vault

Ohio State, Michigan

Columbus, Ohio

1/17

Uneven Bars

49.2

Penn State

Morgantown, W.Va.

3/8

Balance Beam 49.225

49.225

2015 NCAA Morgantown Regional Championships

Morgantown, W.Va.

4/4

Floor Exercise

49.275

Penn, Cornell

Morgantown, W.Va.

3/14

Total

196.075

Penn, Cornell

Morgantown, W.Va.

3/14

INDIVIDUAL SEASON HIGHS

Vault Bars Robyn Bernard 9.825 9.7 (4/4) (2/8) Amanda Bowman

9.825 (3/21)

--

Beth Deal

9.625 -- (2/8)

Beam 9.5 (1/9) (1/17) (1/25)

Floor All-Around -- --

--

--

--

9.875 (1/17)

--

--

Brooklyn Doggette -- 9.8 (3/8)

9.825 (3/8) (4/4)

--

--

Jordan Gillette -- --

9.85 (4/4)

9.8 (2/8)

--

Alexa Goldberg

9.6 (1/25)

9.95 (3/8)

9.85 (4/4)

9.875 (3/14)

38.775 (2/13)

Dayah Haley

9.825 (1/17) (4/4)

9.7 (3/14) (4/4)

9.85 (4/4)

9.95 (2/8)

39.225 (4/4)

Brittney Harris -- -- --

9.825 (2/22)

--

Melissa Idell -- -- 9.825 (3/14)

9.925 (2/22) (3/14)

--

Jaida Lawrence

9.7 (2/8)

--

9.9 -- -- (1/17) (1/31)

Lindsey Litten --

9.825 (1/17) (3/8)

9.675 (1/9)

--

--

Zaakira Muhammad

9.9 (3/8)

9.7 (3/8)

--

--

9.625 (2/13)

9.85 (2/28)

--

9.875 (2/8)

Mackenzie Myers -- -- Lia Salzano

9.475 -- -- (3/14)

8.15 (3/14)

--

Nicolette Swoboda

9.85 9.775 9.775 9.825 (1/17) (3/14) (1/17) (3/14) (2/8)

39.0 (1/25)

Audrey Tolbert --

9.775 (2/22)

9.25 (2/22)

--

--

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2015 MEET – BY – MEET VAULT

Robyn Bernard Amanda Bowman Beth Deal Alexa Goldberg Dayah Haley Emma Lasker Jaida Lawrence Zaakira Muhammad Lia Salzano Nicolette Swoboda TEAM

UNEVEN BARS

1/9 1/17 1/25 1/31 2/8 2/13 2/22 2/28

3/8 3/14 3/21 4/4

-- 9.8 9.725 9.7 9.75 9.575 9.725 9.775 9.675 -- 9.75 9.825 9.625 -- -- -- -- -- 9.475 9.725 9.725 9.725 9.825 9.8 -- -- -- -- 9.625 -- -- -- -- -- -- --- -- 9.6 9.55 -- 9.5 -- -- -- -- -- -9.8 9.825 9.8 9.8 9.8 9.7 9.75 9.65 9.7 9.725 9.775 9.825 9.7 9.575 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -9.8 9.9 9.875 9.9 9.75 9.85 9.825 9.725 9.775 9.85 9.85 9.825 9.8 9.825 9.8 9.85 9.875 9.825 9.825 9.775 9.725 9.85 9.725 9.85 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 9.475 -- -9.725 9.85 9.825 9.825 9.85 9.725 9.825 9.75 9.75 9.75 9.8 9.775 48.825 49.2 49.025 49.075 49.025 48.675 48.95 48.75 48.675 48.9 49.0 49.125 1/9 1/17 1/25 1/31 2/8 2/13 2/22 2/28

3/8 3/14 3/21 4/4

Robyn Bernard Brooklyn Doggette Alexa Goldberg Dayah Haley Lindsey Litten Zaakira Muhammad Nicolette Swoboda Audrey Tolbert

9.625 9.55 9.85 9.625 9.625 9.45 -- --

9.0 9.65 9.65 9.7 9.675 -- -- -- -- -- 9.65 9.2 9.725 9.7 9.575 9.675 -- -- 9.8 9.7 9.675 9.4 9.875 9.85 9.85 -- 9.875 9.625 9.85 9.95 9.9 9.825 9.65 8.95 9.575 9.675 9.675 9.45 9.675 9.675 9.625 9.7 9.65 9.7 9.825 -- 9.6 9.7 9.7 9.775 9.375 9.825 9.7 8.75 -9.8 8.5 9.775 9.825 9.75 9.775 9.7 9.9 9.825 9.725 9.725 -- 9.65 -- 9.725 -- 9.725 9.675 9.75 9.775 9.625 9.65 -- -- --- -- -- 9.775 9.2 -- -- -- --

TEAM

48.275

47.7

BALANCE BEAM

Robyn Bernard Beth Deal Brooklyn Doggette Jordan Gillette Alexa Goldberg Dayah Haley Melissa Idell Lindsey Litten Zaakira Muhammad Mackenzie Myers Nicolette Swoboda Audrey Tolbert TEAM

FLOOR EXERCISE

Jordan Gillette Alexa Goldberg Dayah Haley Brittney Harris Melissa Idell Jaida Lawrence Mackenzie Myers Lia Salzano Nicolette Swoboda TEAM

ALL-AROUND

Alexa Goldberg Dayah Haley Nicolette Swoboda TEAM BOLD – season high

80

48.45

48.65

48.625

48.675

48.725

48.275

1/9 1/17 1/25 1/31 2/8 2/13 2/22 2/28

49.225

48.9

48.5

48.375

3/8 3/14 3/21 4/4

9.5 9.5 9.5 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -9.775 9.875 9.825 9.675 9.75 9.65 9.35 9.85 9.825 9.775 9.7 9.85 9.45 9.65 9.475 9.65 9.675 9.6 9.675 9.725 9.825 9.75 9.575 9.825 -- -- 9.6 9.675 9.775 9.775 9.8 9.75 9.8 9.825 9.775 9.85 -- -- -- 9.75 -- 9.6 9.775 9.775 9.75 9.825 9.675 9.85 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 9.75 9.675 9.85 9.7 9.8 9.75 9.75 9.725 9.525 9.7 8.475 -- 9.825 9.7 9.725 9.675 9.625 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 9.7 -- -- -8.8 -- -- -- 9.55 9.625 -- -- -- -- -- --- 9.775 9.75 9.75 8.875 -- -- 9.75 9.125 -- -- --- -- -- -- -- -- 9.25 -- -- -- -- -48.1 48.725 48.425 48.6 48.475 48.25 48.3 48.85 48.9 49.0 48.525 49.225 1/9 1/17 1/25 1/31 2/8 2/13 2/22 2/28 -- 9.7 9.725 8.95 9.65 9.6 -- -- 9.625 48.3

-- 9.7 9.775 9.675 9.8 9.6 -- -- 9.45 48.55

-- 9.775 9.85 9.75 9.8 9.675 -- -- 9.775 48.95

-- 9.15 9.875 9.775 9.875 -- 9.725 -- 9.775 49.025

3/8 3/14 3/21 4/4

9.8 9.75 9.675 -- 9.7 -- 9.725 9.75 -- 9.8 9.85 9.775 9.825 9.875 9.725 9.775 9.95 9.875 9.825 9.875 9.925 9.9 9.85 9.85 -- -- 9.825 9.65 -- -- -- -9.875 9.85 9.925 9.9 9.85 9.925 9.8 9.825 9.7 -- -- -- -- -- -- -9.8 8.95 -- 9.85 9.75 9.75 9.8 8.925 -- -- -- -- -- 8.15 -- -9.75 9.725 9.8 9.7 9.75 9.825 9.775 9.725 49.175 49.0 49.225 49.1 49.1 49.275 49.0 48.925

1/9 1/17 1/25 1/31 2/8 2/13 2/22 2/28

3/8 3/14 3/21 4/4

-- -- -- 38.3 -- 38.775 -- -- -- -- -- --- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 39.075 38.95 39.225 -- -- 39.0 -- 38.2 -- -- 38.875 38.875 -- -- -193.5

194.175

194.85

Framed – dropped score

195.35

195.3

194.6

195.2

194.975

195.9

196.075

195.025 195.65


BETHDeal 2012-15 PARKERSBURG, W.VA .

• Finished season ranked No. 32 nationally, No. 4 in the Big 12, with a 9.865 beam RQS • Beam season average of 9.76 was tops on team

2015 (Sr.) • Academic All-Big 12 Gymnastics Second Team • Competed on beam in all 12 meets and earned 126.525 points • Tallied 9.8 or better on beam five times and did not drop a score all season • Earned nine top-10 finishes on beam • Scored a season-high 9.875 and tied for first on beam at No. 15 Ohio State with No. 5 Michigan (1/17); mark was highest score earned by a Mountaineer on beam all season • Tied for second place on beam against No. 23 Iowa State and No. 25 George Washington (1/25) with a 9.825 mark • Made lone vault appearance of season at New Hampshire (2/8) and scored a career-high 9.625 • Anchored the beam lineup in the final five meets of the season and capped career with a 9.85 score at the 2015 NCAA Morgantown Regional Championships (4/4) • Ranked third on team with a 9.742 beam season average

2014 (Jr.)

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

• Earned degree in exercise physiology

• 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 • Ranked No. 20 in the Southeast region and No. 10 in the Big 12 on beam with a 9.805 RQS

Year Meets AA Total Points 2015 12 0 126.525 2014 12 0 136.225 2013 9 0 87.525 2012 8 0 76.55 Totals 41 0 426.825

• EAGL All-Academic Team • EAGL Rookie of the Week (1/10)

• 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

• Big 12 Conference Event Specialist of the Week (2/25, 3/11)

• Beam RQS of 9.68 and season average of 9.569

• Debuted an altered beam routine against NC State (1/26) and finished first with a 9.85 score

Club Gymnastics

• Finished ninth on beam at the NCAA Athens Regional Championships with a 9.775 score, the third-best mark awarded

Career Statistics

• Earned John Quackenbush Award for Mountaineer Spirit

• Finished fourth on team with six podium finishes, including three wins on balance beam

• Scored 9.9, her top career score in the WVU Coliseum, and finished second on beam at the Big 12 Championship (3/22); finish earned her spot on the All-Big 12 Championship Team

• Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll

• EAGL beam champion

• Paced the team and finished second overall with a 9.825 beam routine in collegiate debut against Penn State and Maryland (1/8)

• Finished second on beam at Maryland (3/16) with a 9.85 score

• Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll

2012 (Fr.)

• Saw the beam podium three times

• Finished second on beam in win over No. 22 Ohio State (3/2) with 9.85 mark

• Attended Parkersburg South

• Beam season average of 9.725 ranked No. 2 on team

• Competed in 11 meets with the team, two as a two-event specialist, and individually qualified as a beam specialist for the NCAA Athens Regional Championships

• Won beam outright at The Perfect 10 Challenge (2/21), scoring a career-high 9.95, the second-best mark in program history

• Has two brothers • Birthday is January 21

• Battled a mid-season ankle injury but still saw action on beam in eight meets, scoring 76.55 points

• Tied for the beam win at Iowa State (2/7) with a 9.85 score

• Daughter of Mike Deal and Sherrie and Jerry Bunner

2013 (So.)

• Academic All-Big 12 Gymnastics Second Team

• Earned 9.8 or better on beam seven times and did not drop a score all season

Personal

• 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

Career Highs Vault 9.625 at New Hampshire with Towson and Brown Balance Beam 9.95 at The Perfect 10 Challenge (Oklahoma City, Okla.)

2/8/15 2/21/14

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DAYAHHaley 2012-15 GERMANTOWN, MD.

2015 (Sr.)

2014 (Jr.)

2012 (Fr.)

• NACGC/W Scholastic All-America

• Earned Sally Medrick Award for Most Improved Gymnast

• Saw action in 12 meets, nine as a multi-event specialist, and scored 221.125 points

• Competed as a multi-event specialist in all 11 meets and earned a career-best 289.875 points, the third-best total on team

• Finalist for the EAGL Rookie of the Year honor

• Finished year with three podium finishes

• Tallied a career-best 9.8 bars score in lineup’s opening spot at EAGL Championship (3/24)

• Won the Linda Burdette-Good Award as the team’s Most Valuable Gymnast and the Joseph Medrick Award as the team’s Top All-Around Gymnast • Passed the 1,000 total career point milestone, earning 379.675 points in 12 meets as a multievent specialist, including three all-around appearances • Exceptional senior season which saw her pace the team with 379.675 points, competing in all 12 meets as a multi-event specialists and seeing time in the all-around in the final three meets of the year • Tallied career highs in three events and in the all-around • Finished second on the team with 11 podium finishes, including four victories, three on floor exercise • Tops on floor in quad-meet at NC State (1/31) with 9.875 score • Won floor at New Hampshire (2/8) with a career-best 9.95 score; first gymnast to score 9.95 or better on floor since 2013 • Scored 9.875 on floor against No. 18 Denver (2/13) and finished tied for first place • Posted 9.925 on floor against No. 11 Penn State (3/8) and finished in second • Scored 39.075 in first all-around appearance of the season and won the event against Penn and Cornell (3/14) • Finished second in the all-around at the 2015 Big 12 Gymnastics Championship (3/21) in Norman, Oklahoma, with a 38.95 mark, earning All-Big 12 Championship Team honors for the second straight season • Earned a career-high 39.225 all-around score at the 2015 NCAA Morgantown Regional Championships (4/4) and finished tied for sixth place; also set career high on beam (9.85) and matched career high on vault (9.825) • Paced the team with a 9.856 floor season average

• Set four career highs, including a 39.125 mark in the all-around • Finished second on floor against George Washington and Towson (2/2) with a 9.825 score • Tied for the win on floor against Pitt (2/14) with a 9.8 mark • Matched her vault career high with a 9.825 at Maryland (3/16) • Finished third in her first career all-around performance, scoring 39.125 at the Big 12 Championship (3/22); finish earned her a spot on the All-Big 12 Championship Team • Day at conference championship included career-high showings of 9.825 on beam and 9.85 on floor • Floor season average of 9.711 ranked No. 2 on team; also owned season averages of 9.734 on vault and 9.65 on bars

2013 (So.) • 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

• 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

• Tallied a career-best 9.825 on vault vs. Iowa State (2/10) and finished fourth

• Attended Magruder High

• Earned a season-best 9.775 on bars against Michigan (2/24) and finished eighth

• Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll

• 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 careerbest 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)

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• Proved consistent on vault, scoring 9.75 or better five times

• Majoring in athletic coaching education • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll


Career Statistics Year Meets AA Total Points 2015 12 3 379.675 2014 11 1 289.875 2013 12 0 269.8 2012 12 0 221.125 Totals 47 4 1,160.475

Career Highs Vault 9.825 Uneven Bars 9.8 Balance Beam 9.85 Floor Exercise 9.95 All-Around 39.225

Four times, last at 2015 NCAA Morgantown Regional 4/4/15 2012 EAGL Championship (Pittsburgh, Pa.) 3/24/12 2015 NCAA Morgantown Regional 4/4/15 at New Hampshire with Towson and Brown 2/8/15 2015 NCAA Morgantown Regional 4/4/15

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LIASalzano

2012-15 CENTREVILLE, VA .

2015 (Sr.) • NACGC/W Scholastic All-America • Academic All-Big 12 Gymnastics First Team • Saw time on vault and floor against Penn and Cornell (3/14)

2014 (Jr.) • Academic All-Big 12 Gymnastics First Team • Competed in seven meets, five as a two-event specialist, and scored 122.7 points • Finished a team-best fourth overall on beam with a 9.725 score at No. 21 Kentucky (1/10) in season opener • Paced the team on beam at Maryland (1/17) and finished second overall with a 9.675 score • Returned to the beam lineup at No. 2 Florida (3/7) and anchored a shaky lineup with a 9.775 score, good enough for eighth place

2013 (So.) • Competed in all 12 meets, five as a multi-event 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

• 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 elementary education

• Matched her career-best beam score of 9.85 against Denver (3/3) and tied for third place

• President’s List

• Tallied a season-best 9.75 on vault at George Washington (3/10)

• Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll

• 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)

2012 (Fr.) • Saw action in seven meets, three as a multievent athlete on vault, bars and beam

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• Dean’s List • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll

Career Statistics Year Meets AA Total Points 2015 1 0 17.625 2014 7 0 122.7 2013 12 0 163.2 2012 7 0 104.375 Totals 27 0 407.9

Career Highs Vault 9.775 Uneven Bars 9.75 Balance Beam 9.85 Floor Exercise 8.875

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

1/8/12 2/25/12 3/3/13 2/24/13 2/2/14


RECORDBook School Records............................................ 86 NCAA Records............................................. 87 Top 50 Team Scores..................................... 88 Individual Honors......................................... 89 All-Americans............................................... 90 Career 10.0 and 9.9 Scores.......................... 91 WVU Coliseum Records............................... 92 Top Attendance Marks................................. 92 Top Event Scores......................................... 93 Career Records............................................ 97 Season Records........................................... 98 Conference Champions................................ 99 Conference Honors.................................... 100 Academic Honors....................................... 102 Team Awards.............................................. 103 All-Time Scores.......................................... 104 Series Records........................................... 114 Championship Appearances...................... 115 Shari Retton................................................ 117 Kristin Quackenbush.................................. 118 Janรกe Cox.................................................. 119 Letterwinners ............................................. 120


School Records WVU Team Records Event Score Vault 49.525 Bars 49.45 Beam 49.55 Floor 49.7 Total 197.4

Opponent EAGL Championships George Washington and Rutgers Rhode Island George Washington and Rutgers Pitt and James Madison George Washington Pitt and James Madison

Location (Date) Pittsburgh, Pa. (3/20/04) Morgantown, W.Va. (3/12/00) Morgantown, W.Va. (2/23/97) Morgantown, W.Va. (3/14/98) Pittsburgh, Pa. (3/9/04) Morgantown, W.Va. (3/4/01) Pittsburgh, Pa. (3/9/04)

KristinQUACKENBUSH

Individual Records Event

Score

Gymnast

Opponent

Location (Date)

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

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

All-Around

Bowling Green

86

39.675

Janรกe Cox

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)

Morgantown, W.Va. (3/16/03) 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) Morgantown, W.Va. (2/23/97) Morgantown, W.Va. (3/23/96) Morgantown, W.Va. (2/27/94) Morgantown, W.Va. (3/13/04)


NCAA Records NCAA Regional INDIVIDUAL

Vault

9.95

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

Uneven Bars 9.9

Kelly Foley, 4/4/98, Athens, Ga., 4/1/2000, Minneapolis Minn; Umme Salim, 4/4/98, Athens, Ga.

Balance Beam

9.9

Gretchen Richter, 4/3/04, Raleigh, N.C.

Floor Exercise

9.975

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

All-Around

39.35

Janรกe Cox, 4/3/04, Raleigh, N.C.

Highest Indiv. Finish Dainty Mae Hiser, first on vault in 1991 Danielle Lilly, tie-first on balance beam in 1997 TeShawne Jackson, first on floor in 2000 Kristen Macrie, tie-first on floor in 2001 Hope Sloanhoffer, tie-first on balance beam in 2014

NikkiWEST

TEAM

Vault

49.275

4/8/95, Towson, Md.

Uneven Bars

49.15

4/4/98, Athens, Ga.

Balance Beam

49.225

4/4/15, Morgantown, W.Va.

Floor Exercise

49.225

4/10/99, Morgantown, W.Va.

Team Score

195.9

4/7/12, Auburn, Ala.

Highest Finish Second

4/10/99, Morgantown, W.Va. 4/1/00, Minneapolis, Minn

NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS INDIVIDUAL

Vault

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

Uneven 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. Hope Sloanhoffer, 4/18/14, Birmingham, Ala.

All-Around 39.175 Kristin Quackenbush, 4/13/96, Tuscaloosa, Ala. Highest Individual Finish Kristin Quackenbush, tie-third on vault in 1996 TEAM

Vault

48.775

4/15/00, Boise, Idaho

Uneven 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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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 17. 196.275 19. 196.25 20. 196.175 22. 196.15 23. 196.075 25. 196.050 28. 196.025 29. 196.0 31. 195.975 33. 195.925 35. 195.9 37. 195.875 38. 195.775 40. 195.725 42. 195.675 43. 195.65 48. 195.625 49. 195.5

88

at Pitt with James Madison Rhode Island Bowling Green George Washington and Rutgers at Kent State at EAGL Championship Arkansas Cornell Nebraska, Penn State and James Madison Michigan, New Hampshire and Towson at EAGL Championship Arizona State Big 12 Championship Denver, Temple and George Washington Michigan and Maryland at EAGL Championship at Penn State Massachusetts and Radford North Carolina State and Ohio State Ohio State Minnesota, UNH and Rutgers Iowa State Penn, Cornell George Washington Maryland and Rutgers 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 Michigan Penn State George Washington, Massachusetts and Rutgers Penn State at NCAA Auburn Regional Championships Southern Utah at Maryland with Rutgers George Washington and Towson North Carolina New Hampshire Arkansas NCAA Morgantown Regional Championships Ohio State Temple at EAGL Championship Michigan State at Penn State with Boise State Towson, George Washington at EAGL Championship at EAGL Championship at Atlantic 10 Championship

2004 1997 2004 2000 2001 2004 2003 2004 2001 2013 2012 2000 2014 2013 2004 2001 2002 2000 2004 2014 2008 2013 2015 2001 2013 2013 2008 2002 1998 1997 2004 2002 2009 1997 2015 2012 2005 2013 2012 2011 1998 2012 2015 2010 2009 2003 1998 2000 2014 2009 1998 1995

1997TEAM

2004TEAM

2011TEAM

2013TEAM


INDIVIDUAL

Honors

AIAW Regional Champions

Year Gymnast 1982 Vicki Moore 1982 Shari Retton

NCAA Regional Champions

Year Gymnast 1983 Jan Funderburk 1983 Shari Retton 1991 Dainty Mae Hiser 1997 Danielle Lilly 2000 TeShawne Jackson 2001 Kristen Macrie 2014 Hope Sloanhoffer

Region North East North East

Event Bars Floor

Region East East Southeast Southeast Region 2 North Central Athens Regional

Event Beam Bars Vault Beam Floor Floor Beam

KristenMACRIE

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)

2014

Hope Sloanhoffer (all-around) HopeSLOANHOFFER

89


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)

90

Kristen Macrie 2000 NCAA BARS (second team)


Career 10.0 & 9.9 Career 10.00 Scores ALL EVENTS 7 5 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)

VAULT 5 4 2 1

BARS 1

Nikki West (1996-99) TeShawne Jackson (2000-03) Kristin Quackenbush (1994-97) Jessica Bartgis (2001-05) Dainty Mae Hiser (1991-92) Umme Salim (1995-98)

FLOOR

3 1

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

Career 9.9+ Scores ALL EVENTS 48 35 33 29 26 22 18 17 16 15 13 12 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3

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) Hope Sloanhoffer (2011-2014) Danielle Lilly (1997-00) Rebecca Slobig (1996-99) Kelly Foley (1997-00) Alaska Richardson (2010-13) Karla Hairston (1993-96) Kaylyn Millick (2011-13) Lajuanda Moody (1991-94) Jaida Lawrence (2013-present) Chelsi Tabor (2007-10) Gretchen Richter (2003-06) Jaime Hill (1999-01) Alexa Goldberg (2014-present) Tina Maloney (2009-2012) Amy Bieski (2008-2011) Melissa Idell (2013-present) Dayah Haley (2012-15) Beth Deal (2012-15)

2 1

Jaime Gold (2005-08) Tynisha Dennis (2004-07) Cheryl Goldenfield (2004-07) Christen Simpson (1999-02) Carri Nagle (2002-05) Allison Gaidish (1998-01) Zaakira Muhammad (2015-present) Mackenzie Myers (2014-15) Erica Smith (2012-14) Kiersten Spoerke (2007-10) Erica Watson (2006-09) Amie Bouchier (2004-07) Shannon Migli (1992-95) Dainty Mae Hiser (1991-92)

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

BARS 14 9 6 5 4 3 2 1

TeShawne Jackson (2000-03) Kristin Quackenbush (1994-97) Kari Williams (2002-05) Nikki West (1996-99) Karla Hairston (1993-96) Jaida Lawrence (2013-present) Chelsi Tabor (2007-10) Janáe Cox (2004-07) Dinorh Boyd (2000-03) Hope Sloanhoffer (2011-2014) Tina Maloney (2009-2012) Jessica Bartgis (2002-05) Alaska Richardson (2010-13) Jaime Gold (2005-2008) Lajuanda Moody (1991-94) Erica Smith (2012-14) 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) Mehgan Morris (2006-09) Kelly Foley (1997-2000) Jaime Hill (1999-01) Umme Salim (1995-98) Alexa Goldberg (2014-present) 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) Zaakira Muhammad (2015-present) Hope Sloanhoffer (2011-2014) Jessica Nonnemacher (1996-00)

BEAM 8 7 5

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

4 3 2 1

Rebecca Slobig (1996-99) Umme Salim (1995-98) Kristen Macrie (1999-02) Jessica Nonnemacher (1996-00) Beth Deal (2012-15) Cheryl Goldenfield (2004-07) TeShawne Jackson (2000-03) Gretchen Richter (2003-06) Lajuanda Moody (1991-94) Hope Sloanhoffer (2011-2014) Amanda Halovanic (2000-03) Allison Gaidish (1998-01) Kiersten Spoerke (2007-10) Amie Bouchier (2004-07) Jessica Bartgis (2001-05) Shirley Lee (1997-00) Kristin Quackenbush (1994-97)

FLOOR 21 17 15 13 11 9 6 5 3 2 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) Hope Sloanhoffer (2011-14) Melissa Idell (2013-present) Dayah Haley (2012-15) Amy Bieski (2008-2011) Tynisha Dennis (2004-07) Lajuanda Moody (1991-94) Gretchen Richter (2003-06) Nikki West (1996-99) Mackenzie Myers (2014-15) Christen Simpson (1999-02) Rebecca Slobig (1996-99) Umme Salim (1995-98) Shannon Migli (1992-95)

Career 39.0+ All-Around Scores 37 26 24 23 18 16 15 12 11 8 5 4 3 2 1

Janáe Cox (2004-07) Hope Sloanhoffer (2011-14) Kristen Macrie (1999-02) Amy Bieski (2008-2011) 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) Nicolette Swoboda (2014-2015) Dayah Haley (2012-15) Nikki West (1996-98) Erica Watson (2006-09) Shirley Lee (1997-00) Jessica Nonnemacher (1996-00) Dayah Haley (2012-2015) Chelsea Goldschrafe (2010-2013) Christen Simpson (2000-02)

91


COLISEUM Records Vault

Uneven Bars

INDIVIDUAL: 10.0

INDIVIDUAL: 10.0

Dainty Mae Hiser, West Virginia, 3/10/92 Kristin Quackenbush, West Virginia, 2/22/94 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 Last visiting gymnast: Jenny Hansen, Kentucky, 4/9/94; 2/18/96

TEAM: 49.65

Nebraska (2013 NCAA Morgantown Regional), 4/6/13 (WVU Record: 49.475 vs. Cornell, 2/8/04)

Umme Salim, West Virginia, 3/14/97 Last visiting gymnast: None on record

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)

INDIVIDUAL: 9.975

Rebecca Slobig, West Virginia, 2/20/99 Last visiting gymnast: Elise Ray, Michigan, 2/22/04

TEAM: 49.725

Alabama (2002 NCAA Southeast Regional), 4/6/02

Top WVU Coliseum Attendance Marks 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

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

vs. Iowa State, 2/10/13 *

7.)

2,468

vs. Pitt, 2/14/14 *

8.) 2,339

NCAA Region 6 Championships, 4/10/99 (West Virginia, Alabama, NC State, Maryland, Ohio State, Towson)

9.)

2,213

New Hampshire, 1/24/98

10.)

2,178

Penn State, 3/8/15

11.) 2,144 NCAA Southeast Regional, 4/10/10 (West Virginia, Kent State, Michigan, NC State, Southern Utah, Stanford) 12.)

2,112

Big 12 Gymnastics Championship, 3/22/14

13.) 2,001 NCAA Southeast Regional, 4/6/02 (West Virginia, Alabama, Kentucky, Michigan St., Minnesota, North Carolina) * Beauty and the Beast meet with WVU Wrestling

92

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 Last visiting gymnast: None on record

TEAM: 49.7

West Virginia vs. George Washington, 3/4/01

All-Around INDIVIDUAL: 39.8

Balance Beam

(WVU record: 49.3 vs. Penn State, Nebraska and James Madison, 2/10/01; vs. NC State and Ohio State, 1/18/04)

1.)

Floor Exercise

Bridget Sloan, Florida, 4/4/15 (WVU individual record: 39.675 by Janรกe Cox vs. Bowling Green, 3/13/04)

TEAM: 198.0

Oklahoma (2014 Big 12 Gymnastics Championship), 3/22/14 (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

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

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 at Central Michigan, 2003

TeShawne Jackson vs. Arkansas, 2003

TeShawne Jackson at EAGL Championships, 2002

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

TeShawne Jackson vs. Eastern Michigan, 2003

TeShawne Jackson vs. George Washington, 2003

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

Kari Williams vs. Eastern Michigan, 2002

TeShawne Jackson at Michigan, 2001

TeShawne Jackson at Ohio State, 2001

Kari Williams vs. Penn State with Rutgers, 2002

Kari Williams at Nebraska with Arizona State and Ohio State, 2002

14. 9.975

Dinorh Boyd at Ohio State, 2001

Kristen Macrie vs. Kentucky, Massachusetts and George Washington, 2002

TeShawne Jackson vs. Kent State and Towson, 2001

Dinorh Boyd vs. George Washington and Rutgers, 2000

Nikki West at Massachusetts, 1998

TeShawne Jackson vs. Arizona State, 2000

Kari Williams vs. Penn State and Ball State, 2005

Dinorh Boyd vs. Massachusetts and Radford, 2000

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

Karla Hairston at Atlantic 10 Championships, 1995

20. 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

36. 9.925

Jaida Lawrence, at the Perfect 10 Challenge, 2014

Alaska Richardson at Maryland with Rutgers, 2013

Dinorh Boyd at Rhode Island, with New Hampshire and Yale, 2001

TeShawne Jackson vs. Michigan, 2002

TeShawne Jackson vs. Pitt and Rutgers, 2002

Rebecca Slobig vs. George Washington, 1999

TeShawne Jackson at Towson, 2000

Kristin Quackenbush at EAGL Championships, 1996

Shirley Lee at North Carolina State with Rhode Island and William & Mary, 2000

Kristin Quackenbush at Utah State, 1996

Karla Hairston at NCAA Southeast Regional, 1995 Karla Hairston at LSU Invite, 1995

Kristin Quackenbush at NCAA Southeast Regional, 1994

64.

9.9

Jaida Lawrence, at NC State with North Carolina and William & Mary, 2015 Jaida Lawrence, at Ohio State with Michigan, 2015 Erica Smith at the Perfect 10 Challenge, 2014 Jaida Lawrence vs. Maryland, Rutgers, 2013

Alaska Richardson vs. Maryland, Rutgers, 2013

Jaida Lawrence vs. Michigan, New Hampshire and Towson, 2013 Jaida Lawrence at Maryland with Rutgers, 2013

Jaida Lawrence vs. Oklahoma, Western Michigan and William & Mary, 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 Alaska Richardson at Penn State with Pitt and Bridgeport, 2011

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 Karla Hairston vs. Rutgers, 1996

Karla Hairston at Penn State, 1996 Nikki West at Rhode Island, 1996

Karla Hairston at Oregon State, 1996

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

Chelsi Tabor vs. Bridgeport, 2010

Chelsi Tabor at EAGL Championship, 2009

Tina Maloney at EAGL Championship, 2009

93


Uneven Parallel Bars 1. 10.00

Mehgan Morris at Florida with Arkansas and North Carolina, 2006

2. 9.95

Jessica Bartgis vs. North Carolina State and Ohio State, 2004

Mehgan Morris vs. George Washington and Maryland, 2008

Janáe Cox vs. Bowling Green, 2004

Umme Salim vs. George Washington and Rutgers, 1998

Alexa Goldberg vs. Penn State, 2015

Mehgan Morris vs. George Washington, Iowa and Ohio State, 2006

Janáe Cox at Michigan State with Ohio State, 2004

Amanda Halovanic vs. George Washington, 2003

Carri Nagle vs. North Carolina State and Ohio State, 2004

Jaime Hill at Rhode Island with New Hampshire and Yale, 2001

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

Dinorh Boyd vs. George Washington, 2001

Kristen Macrie at EAGL Championship, 2000

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

10. 9.925

Carri Nagle at Pitt with James Madison, 2004

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

Alexa Goldberg at Kentucky with Penn State and Ball State, 2014

Christen Simpson at Kent State, 2001

Mehgan Morris vs. Rutgers, Bridgeport, URI, Ursinus, 2008

Dinorh Boyd at Massachusetts, 2001

Mehgan Morris vs. Penn State, 2009

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. George Washington, 2001 Jaime Hill at Ohio State, 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

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

Kelly Foley at NCAA Southeast Regional, 1998

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

Rebecca Slobig vs. George Washington and Rutgers, 1998

Danielle Lilly vs. George Washington and Rutgers, 2000

Rebecca Slobig at Towson, 1998

Rebecca Slobig vs. George Washington, 1999

Kristin Quackenbush vs. Rhode Island, 1997

Umme Salim at Towson, 1998

Kristin Quackenbush vs. Pitt, 1997

Jaime Hill at Massachusetts, 2001

Kelly Foley at EAGL Championships, 1998

Kelly Foley vs. George Washington and Rutgers, 1998

Danielle Lilly vs. Arizona State, 2000

Rebecca Slobig vs. Michigan State, 1998

Danielle Lilly vs. Ball State, Maryland and Rutgers, 1999

Kelly Foley at EAGL Championships, 1997

Umme Salim vs. Michigan State, 1998

Kelly Foley vs. Rhode Island, 1997

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

30. 9.9

Alexa Goldberg vs. Penn and Cornell, 2015

Balance Beam 1. 9.975

Zaakira Muhammad vs. Penn State, 2015

Rebecca Slobig vs. Minnesota and North Carolina State, 1999

Alexa Goldberg vs. Ohio State, 2014

2. 9.95

Alexa Goldberg at the Big 12 Championship, 2014 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

94

Beth Deal at the Perfect 10 Challenge, 2014 Hope Sloanhoffer vs. Arkansas, 2012

Jessica Bartgis at Pitt with James Madison, 2004

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

Kristen Macrie at Towson, 2002

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

21. 9.9

Beth Deal at the Big 12 Championship, 2014 Beth Deal at EAGL Championship, 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

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

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

Danielle Lilly vs. George Washington and Rutgers, 2000 10. 9.925 Janáe Cox at EAGL Championships, 2005 Janáe Cox at Pitt with James Madison, 2004 Dinorh Boyd at EAGL Championships, 2003

Floor Exercise 1. 10.00

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

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

Kristen Macrie at Kent State, 2001

Kristen Macrie vs. Michigan, 2002

TeShawne Jackson vs. William & Mary, 2001

Dinorh Boyd vs. Arkansas, 2003

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

TeShawne Jackson vs. George Washington, 2001 Dinorh Boyd vs. George Washington, 2001

Kristin Quackenbush vs. George Washington,


Massachusetts and Rutgers, 1997

Kristin Quackenbush vs. Rhode Island, 1997 Kristin Quackenbush vs. Rutgers, 1996 Lajuanda Moody vs. Kent State, 1994

Kaylyn Millick vs. Denver, George Washington and Temple, 2013

Alaska Richardson vs. Michigan, New Hampshire and Towson, 2013 Mehgan Morris vs. Penn State, 2009

4. 39.6

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

Mehgan Morris vs. Pitt, 2009

6. 39.575

Dinorh Boyd at EAGL Championships, 2001

Tynisha Dennis vs. Michigan and James Madison, 2007

7. 39.55

Amanda Halovanic at Massachusetts, 2001

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

10. 9.975

Kristen Macrie vs. Kentucky, Massachusetts and George Washington, 2002

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

TeShawne Jackson at EAGL Championships, 2002

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

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

Janáe Cox vs. Michigan and Maryland, 2004

Kristin Quackenbush at NCAA Southeast Regional, 1997

Tynisha Dennis vs. Auburn, Michigan State and Kent State, 2005

Kristin Quackenbush at Temple, 1997

Kristin Quackenbush vs. Rutgers, 1995

17. 9.95

Dayah Haley at New Hampshire with Towson and Brown, 2015 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 Kristen Macrie at EAGL Championships, 2002 Kristen Macrie vs. Central Michigan, 2002 Amanda Halovanic vs. Michigan, 2002 Kristen Macrie vs. Michigan, 2002

Kristen Macrie vs. Pitt and Rutgers, 2002

TeShawne Jackson at EAGL Championships, 2001 Dinorh Boyd at Kent State, 2001

Kristen Macrie vs. George Washington, 2001

Amanda Halovanic vs. George Washington, 2001 Kristen Macrie vs. William & Mary, 2001

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

Kristen Macrie at Rhode Island with New Hampshire and Yale, 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

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

Dinorh Boyd vs. George Washington, 2003

TeShawne Jackson vs. Eastern Michigan, 2003

TeShawne Jackson at EAGL Championships, 2002

Amanda Halovanic at New Hampshire with Pitt and Yale, 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

TeShawne Jackson at Kent State, 2001

Amanda Halovanic vs. William & Mary, 2001

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

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

Shirley Lee vs Ohio State and Rhode Island, 2000 Shirley Lee vs. Arizona State, 2000

Kristen Macrie vs. Arizona State, 2000

Jessica Nonnemacher vs. New Hampshire, 1998 Jessica Nonnemacher at Pitt, 1998

Jessica Nonnemacher at EAGL Championships, 1997 Kristin Quackenbush at Utah State, 1996

Jessica Nonnemacher at Rhode Island, 1996

Kristin Quackenbush at UNH Invite, 1997 Kristin Quackenbush vs. Pitt, 1997

Janáe Cox at EAGL Championships, 2004 Kristen Macrie at Kent State, 2001

Kristen Macrie at EAGL Championships, 2002

11. 39.525

Dinorh Boyd at Kent State, 2001

Dinorh Boyd vs. Pitt and Rutgers, 2002

13. 39.5

Hope Sloanhoffer at Maryland, 2014

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

24. 39.475

Mehgan Morris vs. Kentucky, 2009

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

Umme Salim vs. Rhode Island, 1997

28. 39.45

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

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

Kristin Quackenbush vs. Rhode Island, 1997

33. 39.425

Hope Sloanhoffer at the Big 12 Championship, 2014

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

Kristin Quackenbush vs. Kentucky, 1996

Top 100 All-Around Scores 1. 39.675

Lajuanda Moody vs. Pitt and Indiana, Pa. 1994

Janáe Cox vs. Bowling Green, 2004

Kristen Macrie at Massachusetts, 2001

52. 9.925

2. 39.65

Jessica Nonnemacher vs. New Hampshire, 1998

Dayah Haley vs. Penn State, 2015

3. 39.625

Kristin Quackenbush at Rhode Island, 1996

Melissa Idell vs. Penn and Cornell, 2015 Melissa Idell vs. Maryland, New Hampshire and Rutgers, 2015 Mackenzie Myers vs. Ohio State, 2014

Janáe Cox at Pitt with James Madison, 2004

Jessica Bartgis at Pitt with James Madison, 2004

TeShawne Jackson at Penn State, 2002 Amanda Halovanic vs. Michigan, 2002

Kristen Macrie vs. Massachusetts and Radford, 2000

42. 39.4

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

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Jessica Bartgis at Michigan State with Ohio State, 2004

Amanda Halovanic vs. Arkansas, 2003

Amy Bieski at Penn State, 2010

TeShawne Jackson vs. Michigan, 2002

Kristin Quackenbush at Auburn Invite, 1997

Janáe Cox at Eastern Michigan with Kent State and Southern Utah, 2005

Janáe Cox vs. North Carolina State and Ohio State, 2004 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

51. 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

Umme Salim at Massachusetts, 1998 Nikki West vs. Rhode Island, 1997 Umme Salim vs. Kentucky, 1996

91. 39.275

TeShawne Jackson, NCAA Regional, 2002

Kristen Macrie vs. Kentucky, Massachusetts and George Washington, 2002

Kristen Macrie at Towson, 2002

Amanda Halovanic at Pitt with Brown, 2001

Janáe Cox at Michigan, 2005

Amanda Halovanic vs. William & Mary, 2001

Dinorh Boyd at EAGL Championships, 2001

Kristen Macrie vs. Ball State, Maryland and Rutgers, 1999

Shirley Lee vs. Pitt, Temple and Towson, 1999

Kristin Quackenbush at EAGL Championships, 1996

97. 39.25

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

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

Karla Hairston at Atlantic 10 Championships, 1995

59. 39.35

Hope Sloanhoffer vs. NC State, 2014

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

Amanda Halovanic at EAGL Championships, 2003 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

70. 39.325

Hope Sloanhoffer at Iowa State, 2014

Hope Sloanhoffer vs. George Washington and Towson, 2014 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

81. 39.3

Hope Sloanhoffer vs. Ohio State, 2014

Hope Sloanhoffer vs. Oklahoma, Western Michigan and William & Mary, 2013 Hope Sloanhoffer vs. Penn State and Maryland, 2012 Mehgan Morris at EAGL Championships, 2009

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TeShawne Jackson at Denver with Arizona, 2003

Amy Bieski vs. Minnesota, UNH, Rutgers, 2008

TeShawne Jackson at EAGL Championships, 2001

Jessica Bartgis vs. Arkansas, 2003

Janáe Cox vs. Michigan and James Madison, 2007

AmyBIESKI

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 55 54 53 52 51 50 49

Beth Foltz,1988-91 Janรกe Cox, 2004-07 Yvette Clark, 1988-91 Andrea DeFelice,1987-90 Jaime Gold, 2005-08 Katie McGregor, 2005-08 Amy Bieski, 2008-11 Emily Kerwin, 2008-11 Mehgan Morris, 2006-09 Lajuanda Moody, 1991-94 Hope Sloanhoffer, 2011-14 Tina Maloney, 2009-12 Shelly Purkat, 2007-10 Kristen Macrie, 1999-02 Jana Perry, 1990-93 Lisa Reed, 1989-92 Karen Kirszenstein, 1987-90 Chelsea Goldschrafe, 2010-13 Alyssa DeSantis, 2003-06 Christen Simpson, 1999-02 Kristin Quackenbush, 1994-97 Tynisha Dennis, 2004-07 Kari Williams, 2002-05 Shannon Migli, 1992-95

Career All-Around Meets 50 48 47 43 40 39 36 35 34 32 31 30 26 25 24 22 16

Janรกe Cox, 2004-07 Amy Bieski, 2008-2011 Kristin Quackenbush, 1994-97 Umme Salim, 1995-98 Lajuanda Moody, 1991-94 Jana Perry, 1990-93 Andrea DeFelice, 1987-90 Kristen Macrie, 1999-2002 Hope Sloanhoffer, 2011-14 Yvette Clark, 1988-91 Karla Hairston, 1993-96 Shannon Migli, 1992-95 Jessica Bartgis, 2001-05 TeShawne Jackson, 2000-02 Beth Foltz, 1988-91 Dinorh Boyd, 2000-02 Amanda Halovanic, 2000-02 Hope Sloanhoffer, 2011-14 Mehgan Morris, 2006-09 Dainty Mae Hiser, 1991-92 Kaylyn Millick, 2011-13 Shirley Lee, 1997-00 Nicolette Swoboda, 2014-15 Kelly Foley, 1997-00 Nikki West, 1996-99

MehganMORRIS

Career Coaching Records Coach

Seasons Years Record

Linda Burdette-Good

1975-2011

Nanette Schnaible

Jason Butts

1974

1

2011- present

4

Career Points 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20.

Janรกe Cox (2004-07) Amy Bieski (2008-11) Lajuanda Moody (1991-94) Kristin Quackenbush (1994-97) Hope Sloanhoffer (2011-14) Kristen Macrie (1999-02) Jana Perry (1990-93) Umme Salim (1995-98) Beth Foltz (1988-91) Yvette Clark (1988-91) Dinorh Boyd (2000-03) Shannon Migli (1992-95) TeShawne Jackson (2000-03) Mehgan Morris (2006-09) Karla Hairston (1993-96) Andrea DeFelice (1987-90) Amanda Halovanic (2000-03) Jessica Bartgis (2001-05) Nikki West (1996-99) Kelly Foley (1997-00)

5-2-0

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644-263-4 54-34-1

AA/MC*

50/55 48/52 47/52 48/50 39/51 40/51 43/51 47/48 31/58 39/55 30/52 35/49 29/51 23/50 36/46 43/55 31/51 34/44 16/48 16/49

Pct.

.714

.709 .612

Points

2,070.65 1,978.925 1,933.7 1,891.9375 1,876.525 1,852.025 1,811.375 1,810.025 1,795.325 1,739.55 1,719.675 1,680.925 1,636.95 1,623.975 1,605.1 1,520.6 1,487.325 1,471.125 1,399.0 1,396.3

* - All-Arounds/Meets Competed

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SEASON

Records

Season All-Around Meets Competed Gymnast, Year Meets 1. Lajuanda Moody, 1992.......................15 2. Janáe Cox, 2007................................14 Jessica Bartgis, 2005.........................14 Susie Pierce, 1991..............................14 Beth Foltz, 1989.................................14 6. Hope Sloanhoffer, 2014......................13 Hope Sloanhoffer, 2012......................13 Amy Bieski, 2011................................13 Amy Bieski, 2010................................13 Janáe Cox, 2005................................13 Janáe Cox, 2004................................13 TeShawne Jackson, 2002...................13 Dinorh Boyd, 2001..............................13 Umme Salim, 1998.............................13 Yvette Clark, 1988..............................13 Kristin Quackenbush, 1994................13 Dainty Mae Hiser, 1991......................13 Lajuanda Moody, 1991.......................13 19. Nicolette Swoboda, 2014...................12 Hope Sloanhoffer, 2013......................12 Mehgan Morris, 2009.........................12 Mehgan Morris, 2008.........................12 Jessica Bartgis, 2004.........................12 Kristen Macrie, 2002..........................12 Kristen Macrie, 2001..........................12 Amanda Halovanic, 2001...................12 Kristen Macrie, 2000..........................12 Umme Salim, 1996.............................12 Kristin Quackenbush, 1996................12 Kristin Quackenbush, 1995................12 Dainty Mae Hiser, 1992......................12 Yvette Clark, 1991..............................12 Yvette Clark, 1989..............................12 Karen Kirszenstein, 1988....................12 35. Kaylyn Millick, 2013............................11 Amy Bieski, 2009................................11 Amy Bieski, 2008................................11 Amanda Halovanic, 2002...................11 Jana Perry, 1992.................................11 Jana Perry, 1990.................................11 41. Janáe Cox, 2006................................10 Christen Simpson, 2002.....................10 Kelly Foley, 2000.................................10 Lajuanda Moody, 1994.......................10 Andrea DeFelice, 1990.......................10

98

Top 40 Season Points

Gymnast, Year Lajuanda Moody, 1992 Janáe Cox, 2007 Jessica Bartgis, 2005 Dinorh Boyd, 2001 Janáe Cox, 2005 Beth Foltz, 1989 Susie Pierce, 1990 Yvette Clark, 1989 Susie Pierce, 1991 Mehgan Morris, 2008 Amy Bieski, 2008 Janáe Cox, 2004 Jana Perry, 1992 Hope Sloanhoffer, 2014 Hope Sloanhoffer, 2012 TeShawne Jackson, 2002 Amy Bieski, 2010 Kristen Macrie, 2001 Amy Bieski, 2011 Kristin Quackenbush, 1996 Dainty Mae Hiser, 1992 Umme Salim, 1998 Kristin Quackenbush, 1994 Dainty Mae Hiser, 1991 Kristen Macrie, 2000 Amanda Halovanic, 2001 Karen Kirszenstein, 1988 Yvette Clark, 1988 Beth Foltz, 1990 Lajuanda Moody, 1991 Yvette Clark, 1991 Jessica Nonnemacher, 1996 Jana Perry, 1990 Lajuanda Moody, 1994 Cyndi Gacek, 1988 Jessica Bartgis, 2004 Kristen Macrie, 2002 Mehgan Morris, 2009 Hope Sloanhoffer, 2013 Janáe Cox, 2006 * - All-Arounds/Meets Competed

LajuandaMOODY

AA/MC* 15/15 14/15 14/14 13/14 13/14 14/15 8/16 12/15 14/14 12/14 11/14 13/13 11/15 13/13 13/13 13/13 13/13 12/14 13/13 12/14 12/15 13/13 13/13 13/14 12/14 12/13 12/15 13/14 6/16 13/13 12/14 6/12 11/14 10/13 8/15 12/12 12/12 12/12 12/12 10/13

Points 570.05 556.8 541.025 537.0 535.75 534.5 525.0 518.25 516.05 515.575 513.4 511.475 508.825 507.55 508.5 506.625 505.35 504.575 504.025 503.2375 501.75 501.65 498.3 496.85 495.875 494.775 494.45 490.45 488.25 486.5 485.7 485.675 481.45 473.75 472.55 469.75 469.55 469.10 468.15 466.625


CONFERENCE

Champions UNEVEN PARALLEL BARS

Name Umme Salim Kristen Macrie Jaime Hill Mehgan Morris Mehgan Morris Amy Bieski Hope Sloanhoffer

Big 12 Champions (2013-present) ALL-AROUND

Name Hope Sloanhoffer

Score Year 39.425 2014

EAGL Champions (1996-2012) TEAM CHAMPIONSHIPS

West Virginia West Virginia West Virginia West Virginia West Virginia West Virginia West Virginia ALL-AROUND

Name Kristin Quackenbush Kristin Quackenbush Umme Salim TeShawne Jackson TeShawne Jackson Janรกe Cox Mehgan Morris Hope Sloanhoffer VAULT

Name Kristin Quackenbush Nikki West TeShawne Jackson TeShawne Jackson Jessica Bartgis Janรกe Cox Tina Maloney Chelsi Tabor Hope Sloanhoffer

Score Year 194.6 1996 196.0 1997 195.5 1998 196.375 2001 197.05 2004 196.05 2008 196.475 2012 Score Year 39.275 1996 39.1* 1997 39.45 1998 39.375 2001 39.575 2002 39.475* 2005 39.3 2009 39.5 2012 Score Year 9.925 1996 9.875 1998 10.0 2001 9.925 2002 9.95* 2004 9.95* 2004 9.9* 2009 9.9* 2009 9.9* 2012

BALANCE BEAM

Name Jessica Nonnemacher Danielle Lilly Umme Salim Amanda Halovanic Dinorh Boyd Janรกe Cox Shelly Purkat Beth Deal FLOOR EXERCISE

Name Kristin Quackenbush Shirley Lee Nikki West Shirley Lee Dinorh Boyd Mehgan Morris Mehgan Morris

* Tied for championship

Score Year 9.95 1998 9.95 2000 9.925* 2001 9.85 2008 9.85* 2009 9.825 2011 9.9 2012 Score Year 9.825* 1996 9.9* 1997 9.925 1998 9.875* 2002 9.925* 2003 9.925 2005 9.875* 2009 9.9 2012 Score Year 9.95 1997 9.775* 1998 9.775* 1998 9.9* 1999 9.95 2003 9.95* 2008 9.85* 2009

Atlantic 10 Champions (1983-95) TEAM CHAMPIONSHIPS

West Virginia West Virginia West Virginia West Virginia ALL-AROUND

Name Jan Funderburk Yvette Clark Lajuanda Moody Lajuanda Moody Lajuanda Moody Kristin Quackenbush Kristin Quackenbush VAULT

Name Cathie Price Maureen Repmann Yvette Clark Kristin Quackenbush Karla Hairston UNEVEN PARALLEL BARS

Name Jan Funderburk Jan Funderburk Lajuanda Moody Lajuanda Moody Karla Hairston BALANCE BEAM

Name Lajuanda Moody Karla Hairston Lajuanda Moody Kristin Quackenbush FLOOR EXERCISE

Name Andrea DeFelice Susie Pierce Lajuanda Moody Lajuanda Moody Lajuanda Moody Kristin Quackenbush Kristin Quackenbush

* Tied for championship

Score Year 191.90 1992 192.70 1993 190.79 1994 195.50 1995 Score Year 36.95 1984 37.95* 1989 38.30* 1991 39.35 1992 39.20 1993 39.00 1994 39.40 1995 Score Year 9.45 1985 9.35 1987 9.65 1989 9.95 1994 9.975 1995 Score Year 9.45 1984 9.35 1985 9.85 1992 9.80 1993 9.875 1995 Score Year 9.80 1992 9.80* 1993 9.75 1994 9.90 1995 Score Year 9.65 1989 9.65 1990 9.75 1991 9.90* 1992 9.85 1993 9.80 1994 9.85 1995

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CONFERENCE Honors 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.

Scholar-Athlete of the Year Jaida Lawrence

2015

FIRST TEAM Jaida Lawrence

2013

All-Big 12 Team – All-Around FIRST TEAM Hope Sloanhoffer

2014

BALANCE BEAM Beth Deal

2014

FLOOR EXERCISE Hope Sloanhoffer

2014

ALL-AROUND Kaylyn Millick Dayah Haley Hope Sloanhoffer

2013 2014, 2015 2014

EAGL Honors

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.

Gymnast of the Year Kristin Quackenbush Umme Salim Dinorh Boyd Janáe Cox Amy Bieski Hope Sloanhoffer

Scholar-Athlete of the Year

Janáe Cox Mehgan Morris

Coach of the Year

All-Big 12 Championship Team

100

Kristin Quackenbush Umme Salim Kelly Foley Kristen Macrie Janáe Cox Mehgan Morris Amy Bieski

Rookie of the Year

All-Big 12 Team – Vault

Amanda Halovanic

Outstanding Senior Gymnast

1997 1998 2001 2007 2011 2012

2003

Linda Burdette

1997 1998 2000 2002 2007 2009 2011

2004 2006

1996, 1998, 2001

All-League Team - Vault FIRST TEAM Karla Hairston Kristin Quackenbush Nikki West Umme Salim Kristen Macrie TeShawne Jackson Dinorh Boyd Kari Williams Janáe Cox Jaime Gold Chelsi Tabor Amy Bieski Hope Sloanhoffer Alaska Richardson

1996 1996, 1997 1997, 1998, 1999 1998 1999 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003 2001 2002, 2005 2004, 2006, 2007 2006, 2007 2008, 2009 2009, 2011 2011, 2012 2012

SECOND TEAM Nikki West Kelly Foley Dinorh Boyd Amanda Halovanic Jessica Bartgis Kari Williams Jaime Gold Erica Watson Amy Bieski Emily Kerwin Tina Maloney Chelsi Tabor Chelsea Goldschrafe

1996 1997, 1998 2000 2001 2004 2004 2005, 2008 2006 2008, 2010 2009 2009, 2011, 2012 2010 2012

All-League Team - Bars FIRST TEAM Kristin Quackenbush Umme Salim Kelly Foley Rebecca Slobig Dinorh Boyd Jaime Hill Christen Simpson Janáe Cox Jessica Bartgis Mehgan Morris Erica Watson Naja Johnson Nicole Roach Amy Bieski Emily Kerwin Kaylyn Millick Hope Sloanhoffer SECOND TEAM Karla Hairston Umme Salim Kelly Foley Rebecca Slobig Danielle Lilly TeShawne Jackson Kristen Macrie Alyssa DeSantis Carri Nagle Janáe Cox Erica Watson Amy Bieski Nicole Roach

1996, 1997 1997, 1998 1998, 2000 1999 2001 2001 2002 2004, 2006, 2007 2005 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 2008 2009 2009, 2010, 2011 2011 2011 2012 2012 1996 1996 1997, 1999 1998 2000 2002 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2008, 2009, 2010 2012

All-League Team - Beam

FIRST TEAM Karla Hairston 1996 Jessica Nonnemacher 1997, 1998 Kristin Quackenbush 1997 Umme Salim 1998 Rebecca Slobig 1999 Danielle Lilly 1999, 2000 Amanda Halovanic 2001 Kristen Macrie 2002 Janáe Cox 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007 Gretchen Richter 2004 Cheryl Goldenfield 2005 Mehgan Morris 2008 Kiersten Spoerke 2009 Hope Sloanhoffer 2011, 2012 SECOND TEAM Jessica Nonnemacher Umme Salim Rebecca Slobig Dinorh Boyd Alyssa DeSantis Cheryl Goldenfield

1996 1996 1997, 1998 2001, 2003 2004 2006


Kiersten Spoerke Mehgan Morris Shelly Purkat Amy Bieski Chelsi Tabor Amanda Carpenter Kaylyn Millick

2008 2009 2009 2010 2010 2012 2012

All-League Team - Floor FIRST TEAM Jessica Nonnemacher Kristin Quackenbush Shirley Lee Rebecca Slobig TeShawne Jackson Kristen Macrie Janรกe Cox Tynisha Dennis Amy Bieski Mehgan Morris Kiersten Spoerke Hope Sloanhoffer Alaska Richardson SECOND TEAM Nikki West Kristen Macrie Dinorh Boyd Amanda Halovanic Janรกe Cox Cheryl Goldenfield Mehgan Morris Shelly Purkat Naja Johnson Tina Maloney Amy Bieski Kaylyn Millick

1996, 1997, 1998 1996, 1997 1998, 2000 1998, 1999 2001, 2002, 2003 2001, 2002 2005, 2006, 2007 2005, 2007 2008, 2009, 2010 2008, 2009 2009 2011 2012 1996, 1999 2000 2001, 2003 2002 2004 2006 2006 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012

All-League Team - All-Around FIRST TEAM Karla Hairston Kristin Quackenbush Umme Salim Shirley Lee Kristen Macrie Dinorh Boyd Janรกe Cox Jessica Bartgis Amy Bieski Mehgan Morris Kaylyn Millick Hope Sloanhoffer SECOND TEAM Nikki West Amanda Halovanic TeShawne Jackson Jessica Bartgis Tina Maloney

1996 1996, 1997 1996, 1997, 1998 1998 2000, 2001, 2002 2001 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007 2005 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 2008, 2009 2012 2012 1997, 1998 2001 2002, 2003 2004 2012

Atlantic 10 Honors

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.

Gymnast of the Year Jan Funderburk* Cathie Price Cyndi Gacek* Lajuanda Moody Jana Perry* Karla Hairston* Kristin Quackenbush* *co winner

Outstanding Senior Gymnast Shari Retton Cathie Price Andrea DeFelice Yvette Clark Dainty Mae Hiser

1985 1987 1988 1992 1993 1995 1995

1985 1987 1990 1991 1992

Outstanding Freshman Gymnast Lajuanda Moody Elizabeth Byrnes Karla Hairston Kristin Quackenbush Umme Salim

Coach of the Year Linda Burdette Linda Burdette

All-Conference Team - Vault Jan Funderburk Cathie Price Maureen Repmann Yvette Clark Yvette Clark Lisa Reed Lajuanda Moody Lajuanda Moody Kristin Quackenbush

All-Conference Team - Bars Jan Funderburk Jan Funderburk Shari Retton Jan Funderburk Cathie Price Bev Fry

1991 1992 1993 1994 1995

1986 1989

Andrea DeFelice Yvette Clark Andrea DeFelice Jana Perry Karla Hairston

All-Conference Team - Beam Jan Funderburk Jan Funderburk Heather Meyers Lajuanda Moody Lajuanda Moody Lajuanda Moody Lajuanda Moody

All-Conference Team - Floor Jan Funderburk Jan Funderburk Cathie Price Andrea DeFelice Andrea DeFelice Susie Pierce Lajuanda Moody Lajuanda Moody Lajuanda Moody

1988 1989 1989 1992 1994

1983 1984 1989 1991 1992 1993 1994

1983 1985 1985 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1994

All-Conference Team - All-Around Jan Funderburk Jan Funderburk Jan Funderburk Cathie Price Andrea DeFelice Yvette Clark Lajuanda Moody Lajuanda Moody Lajuanda Moody

1983 1984 1985 1985 1987 1989 1991 1993 1994

1983 1985 1987 1988 1989 1989 1991 1993 1994

1983 1984 1984 1985 1985 1987

YvetteCLARK

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ACADEMIC Honors All-Americans

SECOND TEAM Cathie Price Jessica Nonnemacher THIRD TEAM Amanda Halovanic Janรกe Cox

1987 1997, 1998 2002 2007

CoSIDA District II All-Academic Team FIRST TEAM Cathie Price Jessica Nonnemacher Amanda Halovanic Janรกe Cox SECOND TEAM Kiersten Spoerke

1987 1997, 1998 2002, 2003 2007 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 2006, 2007, 2008 Heather Izer 2007, 2008, 2009 Kiersten Spoerke 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 Stephanie Keaton 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 Shelly Purkat 2008, 2009, 2010 Jenn Sharon 2009, 2010 Amy Bieski 2010 Tina Maloney 2010, 2011 Haley Fairchild 2010 Arlene Hathaway 2010, 2011 Jessica Young 2010 Marina Galante 2011, 2012, 2013 Naja Johnson 2011 Emily Kerwin 2011 Kaylyn Millick 2011

102

Nicole Roach Hope Sloanhoffer Bethany Yurko Parker Beattie Reilly Beattie Chelsea Goldschrafe Gina Costa Jaida Lawrence Lindsey Litten Mackenzie Myers Rachel Sine Erica Smith Dayah Haley Lia Salzano Maci Sump

2011, 2012 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 2012 2012 2012 2013 2013, 2014, 2015 2014 2014, 2015 2014 2014, 2015 2015 2015 2015

Big 12 Scholar-Athlete of the Year Jaida Lawrence

2015

Academic All-Big 12 FIRST TEAM Chelsea Goldschrafe Kaylyn Millick Lia Salzano Hope Sloanhoffer Bethany Yurko Melissa Idell Jaida Lawrence Erica Smith Lindsey Litten Mackenzie Myers SECOND TEAM Beth Deal Brooklyn Doggette

2013 2013 2013, 2014, 2015 2013, 2014 2013, 2014 2014, 2015 2014, 2015 2014 2015 2015 2014, 2015 2015

Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team Gina Costa Melissa Idell Jaida Lawrence Mackenzie Myers Nicolette Swoboda Robyn Bernard Jordan Gillette

Academic All-EAGL

2013 2013 2013 2014 2014 2015 2015

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 Christen Simpson 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

1999 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002 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 Karen Kirszenstein Susie Pierce Jana Perry Karla Hairston

1985, 1986, 1987 1990 1991 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 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015

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

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 2014 2015

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 Melissa Idell Melissa Idell

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 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998

Lisa Neutze Shari Retton Jan Funderburk Jan Funderburk Jan Funderburk Cathie Price Cathie Price Andrea DeFelice Yvette Clark Susie Pierce Lajuanda Moody Lajuanda Moody Lajuanda Moody Lajuanda Moody Karla Hairston Kristin Quackenbush Kristin Quackenbush Umme Salim

1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015

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 Hope Sloanhoffer Dayah Haley

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 2014 2015

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 Dayah Haley Brooklyn Doggette

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ALL-TIME Scores Nanette Schnaible

1 SEASON: 1974 | RECORD: 5-2 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).

1974 (5-2) COACH NANETTE SCHNAIBLE 81.96 at Pitt 81.81 69.70 at Frostburg State 51.70 Fairmont State 32.10 72.25 Fairmont State 38.40 73.30 at Fairmont State 47.10 71.50 at Slippery Rock 91.35 67.60 at SUNY Brockport 79.30

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

Linda Burdette-Good

37 SEASONS: 1975-2011 | RECORD: 644-263-4 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.

1975 (7-5) COACH LINDA BURDETTE 75.80 Slippery Rock 90.90 61.25 at Kent State 92.45 96.00 Fairmont State 67.28 72.35 at Frostburg State 61.80 70.46 at Fairmont State 50.00 77.65 SUNY Brockport 75.60 Frostburg State 53.30 75.70 at Indiana, Pa. 80.00 Franklin & Marshall 68.00 Fairmont State 59.55 82.55 at Pitt 86.75 Youngstown State 89.10

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120.95 125.70

113.65 111.78

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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.

1976 (7-4) COACH LINDA BURDETTE 83.22 Frostburg State 56.14 W 78.00 at Slippery Rock 96.00 L 79.75 at Pitt 80.35 L 85.85 Youngstown State 86.90 L 86.80 Towson 95.85 L 80.70 Indiana, Pa. 67.05 W 76.95 at Indiana, Pa. 75.55 W Franklin & Marshall 60.00 W 80.88 at Ohio State 80.85 W 84.50 at Eastern Kentucky 84.15 W Miami, Ohio 77.65 W 1977 (5-6) COACH LINDA BURDETTE 108.73 Frostburg State 91.44 115.25 Slippery Rock 129.25 113.20 at Pitt 123.95 106.55 at Clarion 146.20 116.45 at Kent State 134.75 Bowling Green 124.40 117.70 at Youngstown State 85.30 Ohio State 113.63 112.05 at Indiana, Pa. 105.60 Frostburg State 105.50 118.78 Clarion 143.52

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1978 (7-2) COACH LINDA BURDETTE 122.30 at Frostburg State 103.25 131.65 at Slippery Rock 131.55 129.85 Pitt 134.05 135.83 Towson 131.92 129.60 Youngstown State 111.70 131.02 at Indiana, Pa. 110.55 129.45 Clarion 144.50 128.80 William & Mary 108.629 Maryland Baltimore Co. 100.179

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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 116.65 Frostburg State 100.70 James Madison 103.50 119.05 at Pitt 130.15 121.15 Kent State 129.70 122.15 at Ohio State 130.30 Eastern Kentucky 125.75 Bowling Green 127.35 119.85 Slippery Rock 115.65 Penn State 138.30 120.70 at Towson 127.30 North Carolina 125.75 Springfield 124.30 124.85 Indiana, Pa. 106.50 126.50 at Clarion 142.65

William & Mary at Youngstown State

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At the conclusion of the 1978-79 season, West Virginia joined the EAIAW.

1980 (15-5) COACH LINDA BURDETTE 127.10 at Pitt 133.15 L James Madison 122.70 W Maryland 105.90 W 133.89 at Frostburg 113.00 W Towson 119.10 W 131.15 at Kent State 133.30 L Michigan 134.30 L Illinois Chicago 124.75 W 131.00 at Bowling Green 133.70 L Ohio State 131.40 L 132.45 Slippery Rock 129.35 W 135.00 Frostburg 117.35 W Youngstown 111.65 W 136.95 at Indiana, Pa. 130.00 W 136.80 Pitt 130.90 W 135.03 at Clarion 124.53 W 138.95 Georgetown 91.35 W 134.80 Maryland 123.50 W Penn 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 123.80 W Rhode Island 112.10 W New Hampshire 130.35 L 131.90 at Pitt 137.80 L James Madison 122.85 W 130.05 Kent State 127.15 W 134.90 Ohio State 132.60 W Bowling Green 126.60 W Indiana, Pa. 109.90 W 127.10 James Madison 123.50 W 139.00 Frostburg State 102.70 W 138.65 Slippery Rock 128.40 W 136.20 at Miami, Ohio 130.95 W Eastern Kentucky 128.10 W Ball State 135.20 W Notre Dame 129.85 W 125.85 William & Mary 110.80 W 135.90 Clarion 130.55 W Youngstown State 118.55 W 129.35 Pitt 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 at Indiana, Pa. 116.95 W 138.85 Frostburg State 109.90 W Southern Illinois 92.10 W 132.10 at Ohio State 133.10 L Eastern Michigan 130.00 W Southern Illinois 92.50 W 132.10 at Kent State 131.10 W Michigan State 138.10 L Ohio State 138.35 L 142.30 Florida 142.10 W 132.90 at Slippery Rock 134.15 L 131.70 at Duke Forfeit W Kentucky 129.85 W Alabama 140.30 L Maryland 133.50 L 136.60 James Madison 124.45 W North Carolina 133.45 W Penn State 141.85 L 137.80 at Clarion 134.00 W 141.00 Pitt 138.85 W North Carolina State 129.95 W 138.40 at Youngstown State 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 at Slippery Rock 157.95 W James Madison 155.25 W Duke 160.85 W 168.65 at Kent State 169.50 L Youngstown State 129.15 W 169.30 New Mexico 165.95 W Clarion 152.10 W Indiana, Pa. 152.25 W 167.55 at Pitt 161.00 W Michigan State 161.90 W 168.80 Alabama 178.95 L 172.93 at North Carolina State 171.46 W Duke Forfeit W 173.40 at North Carolina 170.00 W Jacksonville State 164.35 W 177.40 Nebraska 177.80 L 169.95 at Penn State 175.65 L Pitt 165.20 W 173.60 Florida 180.85 L Ohio State 175.40 L 171.40 Kent State 168.30 W Slippery Rock 164.25 W 169.60 at Temple 163.95 W Maryland 160.05 W Penn 157.40 W 169.65 Kentucky 165.70 W

ATLANTIC 10 CHAMPIONSHIPS AT RHODE ISLAND 1. Penn State 176.55 L 2. Massachusetts 173.00 L 3. West Virginia

4. Rhode Island 5. Temple 6. Rutgers 7. George Washington

171.25

165.00 158.65 146.00 139.90

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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.

1985 (23-5) COACH LINDA BURDETTE 176.90 James Madison 141.45 W 177.80 Kentucky 159.15 W 174.40 at Kentucky 174.60 L 172.80 at James Madison 137.15 W Pitt 171.70 W Maryland 171.25 W Kent State 167.35 W North Carolina State 163.20 W 181.45 North Carolina 173.55 W Kent State 163.00 W 179.50 Bowling Green 173.70 W Clarion 167.40 W 178.25 at Pitt 178.55 L Oklahoma State 173.85 W 178.10 at Penn State 182.10 L 180.15 at Indiana, Pa. 171.50 W Eastern Michigan 170.15 W 179.40 at Maryland 177.20 W Temple 173.15 W Penn 163.05 W 178.35 at Radford 174.30 W 174.00 at North Carolina 179.50 L

1984 (13-9) COACH LINDA BURDETTE 167.60 James Madison 161.00 W 163.25 at Ohio State 179.45 L Nebraska 170.20 L 150.80 at Kent State 168.95 L Bowling Green 168.40 L 163.15 at Clarion 157.05 W 160.35 at Slippery Rock 159.05 W 164.65 Pitt 178.10 L 176.20 at Florida 188.05 L 172.10 at Bowling Green 175.20 L 167.60 Penn State 169.60 L 173.25 Indiana, Pa. 170.00 W 171.40 at Penn 151.10 W Maryland 171.35 W Temple 164.45 W 175.30 North Carolina State 171.05 W

3. Temple 4. Rhode Island 5. Massachusetts 6. George Washington 7. Rutgers

ATLANTIC 10 CHAMPIONSHIPS AT RHODE ISLAND 1. Penn State 182.35 L

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.

2. West Virginia

3. Massachusetts 4. Rhode Island 5. Temple 6. Rutgers 7. George Washington

177.05

171.55 169.40 169.25 158.75 122.65

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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.

ATLANTIC 10 CHAMPIONSHIPS AT WEST VIRGINIA 1. Penn State 179.35 L 2. West Virginia

177.60

175.00 168.55 165.75 163.85 152.55

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1986 (16-11-1) COACH LINDA BURDETTE 165.60 Kent State 159.95 W Clarion 147.45 W Slippery Rock 133.45 W 170.35 at Kentucky 169.10 W Ohio State 178.35 L Ball State 162.45 W 168.40 at Clarion 163.60 W 171.35 at Kent State 171.55 L

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170.20 at James Madison North Carolina Auburn 173.50 at Florida Nebraska Minnesota 175.85 at Penn State Indiana, Pa. 177.50 Pitt Maryland 176.95 Ohio State 179.70 at North Carolina 177.65 Indiana State Temple

163.50 W 176.40 L 165.25 W 181.70 L 177.70 L 173.85 L 182.95 L 171.20 W 177.50 T 177.00 W 184.85 L 184.75 L 177.95 L 170.40 W

ATLANTIC 10 CHAMPIONSHIPS AT RHODE ISLAND 1. Penn State 185.75 L 2. West Virginia

3. Temple 4. Rhode Island 5. Massachusetts 6. George Washington 7. Rutgers

176.05

173.70 173.15 169.75 164.75 147.85

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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.

1987 (13-7) COACH LINDA BURDETTE 175.10 at Penn State 179.00 L 170.30 North Carolina State 164.90 W 176.70 Kent State 167.25 W 176.55 North Carolina 175.60 W 174.20 at Maryland 179.00 L 177.90 at Indiana, Pa. 170.20 W 175.35 at Temple 175.90 L Maryland 177.40 L Penn 161.50 W 175.60 at Louisiana State 186.05 L Rhode Island 174.25 W 179.35 at Houston Baptist 160.20 W 183.35 at Florida 190.80 L 181.55 Kentucky 179.25 W ATLANTIC 10 CHAMPIONSHIPS AT RHODE ISLAND 1. Penn State 182.15 L 2. West Virginia

3. Rhode Island 4. Temple 5. Massachusetts 6. George Washington 7. Rutgers

177.25

173.10 170.75 167.00 161.85 158.75

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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.

1988 (16-11) COACH LINDA BURDETTE 175.00 Penn State 176.65 L Maryland 176.25 L Indiana, Pa. 172.70 W 179.00 Towson 180.10 L 176.15 at North Carolina State 159.65 W Radford 169.55 W 178.55 at North Carolina 177.30 W Maryland 182.90 L

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173.45 at New Hampshire Michigan State North Carolina 179.30 at Kentucky 179.00 Florida 180.00 at Kent State 176.85 at Penn Temple 175.40 at Auburn North Carolina 177.35 at Georgia College 180.30 Radford 182.95 Pitt

176.35 L 182.30 L 172.85 W 182.90 L Forfeit W 182.65 L 171.05 W 173.75 W 182.30 L 179.25 L 172.55 W 169.90 W 181.50 W

ATLANTIC 10 CHAMPIONSHIPS AT TEMPLE 1. Penn State 186.05 2. West Virginia

3. Temple 4. Rhode Island 5. Massachusetts 6. George Washington 7. Rutgers

182.30

180.20 179.10 177.90 177.25 168.50

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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.

1989 (19-10) COACH LINDA BURDETTE 175.75 at Penn State 185.80 L 181.90 at Maryland 182.50 L 181.85 George Washington 178.50 W 183.85 Kentucky 181.70 W 183.95 at William & Mary 182.50 W George Washington 178.90 W 184.35 Kent State 175.65 W 182.80 at Towson 184.40 L Northeastern 182.05 W 183.10 at Florida 192.30 L Oklahoma 187.45 L Minnesota 185.60 L Michigan State 185.35 L Maryland 182.25 W 184.75 North Carolina 182.60 W 182.65 North Carolina State 180.95 W Indiana, Pa. 181.35 W Temple 180.30 W 185.35 at Louisiana State 189.85 L Maryland 186.95 L North Carolina State 183.05 W 185.35 New Hampshire 184.95 W 184.75 at Pitt 184.45 W

1990 (21-11) COACH LINDA BURDETTE 179.25 Georgia 188.05 L Ohio State 181.15 L Wisconsin 178.80 W Indiana, Pa. 175.50 W 184.10 at North Carolina 179.90 W George Washington 178.15 W 182.15 at Kentucky 182.10 W 182.55 at Kent State 179.80 W 182.90 William & Mary 182.05 W 184.15 Towson 184.65 L 182.60 Bowling Green 178.80 W Iowa 177.80 W Rhode Island 176.80 W 185.45 at Indiana, Pa. 183.55 W 180.15 at Temple 179.50 W Vermont 175.85 W 184.05 at Georgia 191.75 L Utah State 186.90 L Kentucky 185.40 L Brigham Young 185.20 L North Carolina 184.00 W 181.05 at Auburn 186.65 L 185.55 at Utah 193.10 L Oklahoma 185.10 W 186.45 Rutgers 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

4. Temple 5. Rutgers 6. George Washington 7. Rhode Island

183.10

178.35 178.15 176.25 175.55

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.

ATLANTIC 10 CHAMPIONSHIPS AT GEORGE WASHINGTON 1. Penn State 186.85 L 2. West Virginia

3. Temple 4. Massachusetts 5. George Washington 6. Rhode Island 7. Rutgers

185.55

184.30 180.95 180.30 180.25 178.00

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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.

LajuandaMOODY & LindaBURDETTE-GOOD


1991 (23-7) COACH LINDA BURDETTE 181.60 Penn State 186.75 L Rutgers 178.80 W Indiana, Pa. 176.15 W 185.05 at Towson 185.45 L 186.00 James Madison 177.90 W 186.50 Michigan 183.35 W William & Mary 183.20 W 184.10 at Indiana, Pa. 181.80 W 183.85 at Ohio State 183.50 W Bowling Green 181.25 W Kent State 179.70 W Denver 178.80 W 188.35 at Michigan State 186.05 W Florida 189.05 L Michigan 185.55 W 184.95 Auburn 187.55 L Temple 183.65 W Maryland 180.05 W 187.95 at Missouri 188.05 L Wisconsin 183.85 W 185.85 at Nebraska 185.00 W 184.75 at Massachusetts 183.05 W New Hampshire 180.55 W 186.45 at Pitt 186.90 L ATLANTIC 10 CHAMPIONSHIPS AT GEORGE WASHINGTON 1. Penn State 189.65 L 2. West Virginia

3. Massachusetts 4. George Washington 5. Rhode Island 6. Rutgers 7. Temple

186.55

185.25 185.25 182.85 178.30 116.45

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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.

1992 (26-7-1) COACH LINDA BURDETTE 185.50 at Pitt 176.50 W Michigan 185.95 L 187.25 Kentucky 184.60 W Towson 187.20 W 188.90 at Florida 192.35 L Michigan State 188.90 T Minnesota 187.85 W 187.10 Bowling Green 180.90 W North Carolina 179.75 W 189.60 at North Carolina State 190.25 L James Madison 186.35 W North Carolina 185.45 W 189.10 at William & Mary 188.30 W James Madison 187.50 W Northeastern 180.35 W 189.55 Missouri 188.80 W Indiana, Pa. 178.65 W 185.60 at Georgia 196.00 L Michigan 189.30 L 191.10 Michigan State 189.65 W Ohio State 187.30 W 190.00 Temple 183.35 W Pitt 181.25 W 182.50 at UCLA 192.25 L 188.10 at UC Davis 186.55 W Sacramento State 178.40 W

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191.40

at Penn State New Hampshire Massachusetts

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 5. Rhode Island 6. Rutgers

191.90

189.75 189.45 189.40 189.10 183.55

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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.

1993 (17-5) COACH LINDA BURDETTE 182.55 at Michigan 188.50 L Pitt 181.40 W 186.25 at Towson 186.15 W Massachusetts 183.10 W 188.85 North Carolina State 185.25 W Indiana, Pa. 161.40 W 191.20 Penn State 190.65 W Indiana, Pa. 139.55 W 188.20 at Kentucky 191.95 L Indiana, Pa. 177.05 W 190.75 at Ohio State 191.55 L 191.10 George Washington 185.90 W 188.25 at Georgia 197.55 L Penn State 193.15 L Massachusetts 186.55 W 190.00 at Pitt 188.30 W Indiana, Pa. 180.30 W

ATLANTIC 10 CHAMPIONSHIPS AT WEST VIRGINIA 1. West Virginia

2. George Washington 3. Massachusetts 4. Rhode Island 5. Temple 6. Rutgers

192.70

190.05 189.25 188.00 183.75 182.30

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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.

1994 (18-5) COACH LINDA BURDETTE 186.75 Michigan 187.625 L Pitt 160.075 W 188.375 New Hampshire 189.675 L at Penn State 187.775 W Minnesota 183.850 W 186.775 Towson 187.60 L 188.00 at Temple 183.20 W Northeastern 181.25 W 187.825 at North Carolina State 189.675 L New Hampshire 185.80 W Missouri 183.425 W 190.325 Pitt 181.375 W Indiana, Pa. 129.55 W 191.55 Kent State 188.325 W 188.875 at Florida 193.925 L 189.00 at Arizona 188.525 W 188.175 at Texas Women’s 188.150 W University Northern Illinois 187.00 W

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ATLANTIC 10 CHAMPIONSHIPS AT GEORGE WASHINGTON 1. West Virginia

2. George Washington 3. Massachusetts 4. Rhode Island 5. Temple 6. Rutgers

190.70

190.35 189.925 186.125 186.10 185.025

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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 181.90 W Michigan 189.65 L 191.725 Oregon State 193.20 L Rhode Island 182.85 W 188.575 at Towson 187.90 W James Madison 183.25 W 191.25 Temple 180.525 W 191.475 at Massachusetts 190.85 W 190.725 Massachusetts 190.925 L Pitt 186.325 W 193.60 Penn State 194.30 L Kent State 188.275 W 191.75 at Louisiana State 196.30 L Oklahoma 193.00 L Centenary 187.70 W 193.85 Rutgers 186.20 W ATLANTIC 10 CHAMPIONSHIPS AT TEMPLE 1. West Virginia

2. George Washington 3. Massachusetts 4. Temple 5. Rhode Island 6. Rutgers

195.50

190.675 189.70 188.15 187.725 185.925

191.775 at Penn State Nebraska 194.85 Rutgers

192.875 L 194.15 L 188.35 W

# - Bahamas Sunshine Cup at Nassau, Bahamas

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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.

1996 (17-9) COACH LINDA BURDETTE 190.725 at Michigan 194.75 L Pitt 187.3 W 188.6 Georgia # 195.4 L Kentucky # 188.525 W Louisiana State # 189.025 L 189.375 at Oregon State 194.075 L 193.7 Temple 188.775 W 194.4 Kentucky 192.825 W 192.425 at Rhode Island 188.2 W 191.225 at Utah State 192.025 L UC Davis 185.125 W 192.35 at California 193.925 L Ball State 190.925 W Boise State 191.15 W UC Santa Barbara 187.25 W Michigan State 193.575 L

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EAGL CHAMPIONSHIP AT WEST VIRGINIA 1. West Virginia

2. Towson 3. North Carolina State 4. Maryland 5. New Hampshire 6. North Carolina 7. Pitt 8. Rutgers

194.6

193.725 192.3 192.15 191.7 189.3 189.15 188.0

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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 191.85 W Towson 190.2 W 195.275 Pitt 190.0 W 194.7 Penn State 192.45 W 194.8 at New Hampshire 192.25 W Michigan State 191.425 W Temple 185.975 W 194.275 at Temple 189.45 W 197.35 Rhode Island 192.45 W 193.775 at Auburn 191.875 W Louisiana State 196.35 L Michigan State 191.625 W 192.525 at Alabama 196.85 L Michigan State 193.75 L Southeast Missouri State 191.65 W 195.925 George Washington 192.575 W Massachusetts 192.525 W Rutgers 191.075 W

EAGL CHAMPIONSHIP AT NORTH CAROLINA STATE 1. West Virginia

2. North Carolina State 3. New Hampshire 4. Pitt 5. North Carolina 6. Towson 7. Maryland 8. Rutgers

196.0

195.1 193.1 192.85 192.325 192.1 191.775 190.05

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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 192.025 at Pitt 187.875 W 195.725 New Hampshire 192.225 W 192.675 at Towson 191.675 W Temple 180.45 W 192.6 Temple 186.175 W 194.925 Auburn 190.725 W Maryland 190.125 W Radford 186.6 W 195.3 at Massachusetts 193.075 W M.I.T. 174.4 W 192.925 at Penn State 195.725 L Arizona 194.475 L Temple 186.775 W 190.6 at Arizona State 195.875 L Ball State 184.325 W Central Michigan 192.8 L 195.65 Michigan State 194.275 W 196.0 George Washington 192.525 W Rutgers 190.325 W


EAGL CHAMPIONSHIP AT RUTGERS 1. West Virginia

2. New Hampshire 3. North Carolina State 4. Maryland 5. Towson 6. Pitt 7. North Carolina 8. Rutgers

195.5

193.85 193.825 192.675 192.45 192.225 190.975 190.875

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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 # 184.375 W 195.375 Pitt 191.325 W Temple 184.600 W Towson 190.350 W 195.000 Kentucky 192.575 W Ohio State 192.350 W Rutgers 191.550 W 193.1 at Maryland 195.175 L Temple 183.15 W 195.175 Minnesota 192.425 W North Carolina State 193.200 W 193.65 at Rutgers 192.325 W Temple 187.675 W Ursinus 177.450 W

193.925 George Washington 193.575 W 189.875 at Minnesota 194.375 L 195.400 Maryland 193.100 W Ball State 191.625 W Rutgers 191.425 W # - at Maui Invitational

EAGL CHAMPIONSHIP AT MARYLAND 1. North Carolina State 196.050 2. Maryland 195.475 3. New Hampshire 194.800 4. North Carolina 194.675 5. Towson 194.325 6. West Virginia

7. Pitt 8. Rutgers

194.100

192.85 192.375

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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 Illinois-Chicago 190.425 W Illinois 188.300 W Wisconsin-Oshkosh 175.800 W 193.850 Ohio State 193.950 L Rhode Island 185.225 W 194.675 at Towson 194.175 W 196.275 UMass 190.175 W Radford 187.675 W N.C. State Hearts Invitational

194.450 at N.C. State 196.225 L Rhode Island 191.450 W William & Mary 190.700 W Radford 189.000 W 195.625 at Penn State 195.85 L Boise State 193.375 W Nebraska Masters Classic 195.475 at Nebraska 196.775 L Southern Utah 193.075 W Utah State 192.750 W 196.475 Arizona State 195.300 W 194.525 at Kentucky 195.525 L 197.275 George Washington 194.375 W Rutgers 193.900 W

EAGL CHAMPIONSHIP AT PITT 1. North Carolina State 2. Pitt 3. Maryland 4. Towson

196.000 195.275 195.050 195.025

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6. New Hampshire 7. North Carolina 8. Rutgers

194.550 194.475 191.800

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5. West Virginia

194.700

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 188.900 W Brown 183.450 W 193.325 Rutgers 189.025 W 195.175 Kent State 193.750 W Towson 193.275 W 194.400 at Massachusetts 191.925 W 195.250 at Rhode Island 193.250 W New Hampshire 194.650 W Yale 192.300 W 196.600 Nebraska 197.050 L Penn State 194.925 W James Madison 190.100 W 194.750 William & Mary 189.800 W 195.200 at Ohio State 197.075 L 196.075 George Washington 194.025 W 197.150 at Kent State 196.300 W 193.675 at Michigan 197.575 L 1997MOUNTAINEERS

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EAGL CHAMPIONSHIP AT NORTH CAROLINA 1. West Virginia

2. Maryland 3. Towson 4. New Hampshire 5. North Carolina 6. North Carolina State 7. Rutgers 8. Pitt

196.375

195.875 194.600 194.375 193.325 193.275 191.825 191.025

W W W W W W W

EAGL CHAMPIONSHIP AT TOWSON 1. North Carolina 196.425 2. West Virginia

3. Maryland 4. North Carolina State 5. New Hampshire 6. Pitt 7. Rutgers 8. Towson

196.025

194.825 194.725 194.375 194.275 192.7 192.35

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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.

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.

2002 (22-6) COACH LINDA BURDETTE 189.925 at Michigan State 194.65 L Iowa State 195.175 L Western Michigan 188.025 W 195.2 Pitt 190.95 W Rutgers 191.95 W 192.6 at Towson 192.0 W 195.125 Kentucky 193.925 W Massachusetts 193.225 W George Washington 189.65 W 194.4 Kent State 193.775 W Maryland 193.875 W James Madison 187.55 W 195.975 Michigan 196.1 L 194.75 at Nebraska 197.15 L Arizona State 194.6 W Ohio State 193.6 W 193.075 at New Hampshire 195.275 L Pitt 192.575 W Yale 192.1 W 194.55 Central Michigan 194.475 W 196.425 at Penn State 192.75 W

2003 (15-12) COACH LINDA BURDETTE 193.975 at Pitt 190.95 W Ball State 192.825 W Kent State 193.825 W 192.275 at Central Michigan 193.725 L 194.775 Eastern Michigan 192.2 W 195.225 at Michigan 195.4 L Kent State 194.925 W 192.975 at Maryland 193.775 L 194.9 Penn State 195.45 L Rutgers 192.4 W 195.15 George Washington 195.175 L 191.9 at Rhode Island 190.475 W Temple 187.625 W 196.8 Arkansas 195.15 W 195.075 Florida 197.125 L New Hampshire 193.925 W Yale 191.5 W Cornell 189.725 W 194.4 at Denver 195.325 L Arizona 193.6 W

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EAGL CHAMPIONSHIP AT NEW HAMPSHIRE 1. New Hampshire 196.75 2. North Carolina State 196.675 3. North Carolina 196.025 4. Maryland 195.775 Towson 195.775 6. West Virginia

7. Pitt 8. Rutgers

195.65

193.975 193.025

L L L L L W W

2004 (20-6-1) COACH LINDA BURDETTE 192.775 at Arkansas 195.575 L vs. Minnesota 194.675 L vs. Illinois-Chicago 189.55 W 196.25 North Carolina State 193.275 W Ohio State 195.6 W 195.3 Pitt 195.3 T Denver 192.675 W 195.25 at Penn State 195.675 L vs. Rhode Island 189.325 W vs. Yale 189.25 W 196.725 Cornell 191.975 W 196.375 Michigan 196.2 W Maryland 194.95 W 195.975 at Michigan State 196.775 L vs. Ohio State 194.8 W 195.3 at North Carolina State 196.95 L vs. North Carolina 197.025 L 197.4 at Pitt 196.525 W vs. James Madison 191.7 W 197.3 Bowling Green 193.375 W


EAGL CHAMPIONSHIP AT PITT 1. West Virginia 2. North Carolina 3. North Carolina State 4. Pitt 5. Maryland 6. New Hampshire 7. Towson 8. Rutgers

197.050 196.725 196.600 196.050 196.025 195.950 194.650 192.475

W W W W W W W

2005 (17-7-1) COACH LINDA BURDETTE 190.525 at Kent State 190.875 L 192.925 at Pitt 185.5 W 192.1 North Carolina 192.2 L 195.875 Southern Utah 194.7 W 195.425 Penn State 196.65 L Ball State 190.975 W 193.125 at Michigan 196.95 L 193.55 at Cornell 189.625 W 193.15 at Rutgers 192.525 W vs. Bridgeport 185.725 W 194.6 Auburn 194.9 L Michigan State 193.675 W Kent State 193.725 W 194.925 Pitt 193.35 W 194.85 at Eastern Michigan 194.175 W vs. Kent State 192.975 W vs. Southern Utah 193.9 W 194.55 at North Carolina State 195.325 L EAGL CHAMPIONSHIP AT NORTH CAROLINA STATE 1. North Carolina 195.975 L 2. Maryland 4. North Carolina State 5. George Washington 6. New Hampshire 7. Rutgers 8. Pitt

195.200

195.200 194.975 194.2 193.25 192.625 191.1

194.375 L 193.5 W 185.7 W 193.325 W 185.7 W 191.0 W 188.7 W 190.225 W 186.175 W

EAGL CHAMPIONSHIP AT RUTGERS 1. North Carolina 195.325 2. North Carolina State 195.075

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.

2. West Virginia

194.075 at North Carolina Pitt Penn 194.875 at Pitt James Madison 194.45 California Pitt 194.625 Rutgers Temple

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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 188.125 at Auburn 195.3 L 190.675 at Penn State 194.4 L Michigan 194.825 L Cornell 181.175 W 192.55 North Carolina State 191.1 W 195.1 Ohio State 194.5 W Iowa 192.25 Wv George Washington 190.975 W 194.2 at Florida 196.95 L Arkansas 194.025 W North Carolina 193.125 W 193.625 at Southern Utah 194.7 L 194.9 New Hampshire 190.875 W William & Mary 184.65 W

3. West Virginia

4. New Hampshire 5. Maryland 6. George Washington 7. Rutgers 8. Pitt

194.9

194.45 194.175 193.175 191.425 190.225

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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.

2007 (28-9) COACH LINDA BURDETTE 194.800 Michigan 194.850 L James Madison 182.475 W 193.150 at Pitt 190.725 W Maryland 189.375 W Michigan State 192.150 W 192.875 at Kentucky 193.775 L North Carolina 191.950 W Maryland 191.550 W 194.625 Penn State 195.625 L Wilson College 147.700 W George Washington 191.375 W Kent State 192.275 W 193.075 at New Hampshire 193.925 L Michigan State 194.000 L Brown 184.500 W 194.700 at N.C. State 194.600 W William & Mary 186.225 W George Washington 191.175 W Nebraska 196.975 L 194.875 Michigan State 194.275 W 194.325 at Ohio State 195.825 L Kentucky 194.150 W George Washington 189.550 W 194.300 at Arkansas 196.250 L Pitt 193.350 W New Hampshire 192.650 W 195.275 Rutgers 190.225 W Temple 189.975 W Yale 186.925 W 194.650 at Minnesota 194.625 W EAGL CHAMPIONSHIP AT MARYLAND 1. NC State 195.475 2. West Virginia

3. North Carolina 4. Pitt 5. George Washington 6. Rutgers 7. New Hampshire 8. Maryland

195.300

194.925 194.150 192.775 192.600 191.525 191.175

L W W W W W 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 196.075 L Arkansas 195.250 L 193.050 at Maryland 192.550 W 192.700 Oklahoma 196.550 L George Washington 192.050 W William & Mary 187.425 W 195.150 at Penn State 193.375 W 192.750 at LSU 197.050 L Auburn 195.475 L 195.275 North Carolina 195.075 W 193.925 at Rutgers 189.900 W URI 189.900 W Bridgeport 187.625 W Ursinus 185.250 W 194.025 at Pitt 191.975 W 194.550 at George Washington 192.650 W Maryland 192.500 W 196.175 Minnesota 195.375 W New Hampshire 193.400 W Rutgers 188.575 W 194.025 Ohio State 194.775 L EAGL CHAMPIONSHIP AT WEST VIRGINIA 1. West Virginia

2. NC State 3. New Hampshire 4. North Carolina 5. Maryland 6. Pitt 7. George Washington 8. Rutgers

196.050

195.475 194.550 193.950 193.375 193.175 192.975 189.025

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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

2009 (15-8) COACH LINDA BURDETTE 194.075 at Georgia 195.425 L 193.700 at Michigan State 194.200 L Iowa 194.350 L Illinois State 190.700 W 194.775 Pitt 192.700 W 193.925 Maryland 194.475 L George Washington 191.775 W Rutgers 187.950 W 195.125 at George Washington 193.150 W 195.650 Temple 191.625 W 195.250 at Oklahoma 196.375 L Missouri 196.225 L Brown 185.950 W 195.425 Kentucky 194.650 W 195.925 Penn State 196.225 L 194.925 at Iowa State 194.900 W

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EAGL CHAMPIONSHIP AT NC STATE 1. NC State 195.700 2. West Virginia

3. North Carolina 4. Pitt 5. New Hampshire 6. Maryland 7. George Washington 8. Rutgers

195.500

194.825 194.675 194.650 194.525 193.050 189.125

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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

2010 (19-9) COACH LINDA BURDETTE-GOOD 191.225 at Michigan State 193.925 L Penn State 193.9 L Western Michigan 189.525 W 192.425 at Pitt 190.55 W Kent State 190.825 W 194.0 NC State 193.225 W Maryland 193.0 W George Washington 188.65 W 194.6 at Maryland 193.925 W Denver 192.85 W Rutgers 190.55 W 194.475 Michigan 196.4 L William & Mary 187.725 W 195.65 Ohio State 192.8 W 194.925 at Penn State 195.95 L 192.975 at Nebraska 196.425 L Arizona 194.75 L Denver 194.175 L 194.725 Bowling Green 191.55 W 193.775 at North Carolina 193.0 W 194.725 Bridgeport 190.85 W EAGL CHAMPIONSHIP AT NEW HAMPSHIRE 1. North Carolina 196.025 2. NC State 195.7 3. West Virginia

4. New Hampshire 5. Pitt 6. Maryland 7. George Washington 8. Rutgers

195.075

194.7 194.4 194.2 193.575 187.65

L L W W W W 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 194.5 vs. Missouri 191.575 W 194.0 Michigan State 192.575 W 192.125 at Georgia 196.725 L 194.475 at NC State 194.55 L 194.075 Pitt 189.025 W Rutgers 191.15 W 194.05 at Penn State 195.55 L Pitt 193.475 W Bridgeport 192.25 W 195.1 at Ohio State 195.6 L 195.225 Florida 196.875 L New Hampshire 194.4 W George Washington 193.05 W

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195.725 North Carolina 194.925 at Arkansas 195.025 Penn State

194.325 196.525 195.825

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EAGL CHAMPIONSHIP AT GEORGE WASHINGTON 1. North Carolina 195.3 L 2. New Hampshire 195.175 L 3. Maryland 195.025 L 4. West Virginia

5. Rutgers 6. NC State 7. Pitt 8. George Washington

193.725

193.625 193.45 192.875 192.575

W W W 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

4 SEASONS: 2012- | RECORD: 54-34-1 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 state. Following a fantastic first season that saw the Mountaineers secure its first 20-win season since 2008 and earn its 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 195.775 L Maryland 194.225 W 193.425 Rutgers 191.65 W 193.475 at Bowling Green 193.225 W 195.775 George Washington 193.125 W Towson 190.875 W 194.05 at Michigan 194.65 L 195.175 Ohio State 195.45 L Auburn 193.65 W Ball State 191.775 W 194.8 at Maryland 194.55 W Rutgers 191.7 W William & Mary 191.175 W 194.225 at New Hampshire 195.75 L 194.175 at Denver 194.1 W Missouri 194.025 W Western Michigan 193.825 W 195.675 Arkansas 195.125 W 194.9 at LSU 196.85 L EAGL CHAMPIONSHIP AT PITT 1. West Virginia

2. NC State 3. Maryland 4. North Carolina 5. Pitt 6. New Hampshire 7. George Washington 8. Rutgers

196.475

196.0 195.95 195.55 195.375 195.225 194.05 193.85

W W W W W W 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 192.125 at Utah 196.95 L Oregon State 195.95 L Southern Utah 191.05 W 195.15 at NC State 195.2 L 196.05 Oklahoma 197.375 L Western Michigan 192.475 W William & Mary 192.225 W 196.15 Iowa State 194.825 W 195.775 at Maryland 196.175 L Rutgers 195.05 W 196.55 Michigan 196.925 L Towson 193.15 W New Hampshire 194.875 W 196.375 Denver 196.8 L Temple 191.625 W George Washington 195.3 W 195.45 at George Washington 194.5 W 196.05 Maryland 194.8 W Rutgers 194.175 W BIG 12 CHAMPIONSHIP AT IOWA STATE 1. Oklahoma 197.2 2. Iowa State 196.175 3. West Virginia

194.675

2014 (6-11) COACH JASON BUTTS 193.7 at Kentucky 195.0 L Penn State 193.975 L Ball State 190.875 L 193.5 at Maryland 193.675 L 195.425 NC State 195.4 W 195.5 George Washington 191.825 W Towson 192.425 W 194.175 at Iowa State 196.025 L 194.45 Pitt 194.125 W Perfect 10 Challenge (Oklahoma City, Okla.) 193.525 Oklahoma 197.2 L Alabama 197.1 L Michigan 196.2 L 196.175 Ohio State 194.95 W 194.925 at Florida 198.325 L 194.975 at Maryland 195.525 L BIG 12 CHAMPIONSHIP IN MORGANTOWN, W.VA. 1. Oklahoma 198.0 L 2. Iowa State 196.65 L 3. West Virginia

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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)

196.375

2015 (14-9-1) COACH JASON BUTTS 193.5 at Maryland 193.025 W George Washington 194.325 L 194.175 at Ohio State 195.025 L Michigan 196.975 L 194.85 Iowa State 194.85 T George Washington 195.025 L 195.35 at NC State 194.05 W North Carolina 194.5 W William & Mary 192.125 W 195.3 at New Hampshire 196.525 L Towson 194.975 W Brown 193.475 W 194.6 Denver 195.425 L 195.2 New Hampshire 194.1 W Maryland 195.35 L Rutgers 194.825 W 194.975 Pitt 194.875 W North Carolina 193.5 W Temple 191.225 W 195.9 Penn State 196.75 L 196.075 Penn 193.175 W Cornell 191.3 W BIG 12 CHAMPIONSHIP IN NORMAN, OKLA. 1. Oklahoma 197.875 2. West Virginia

3. Iowa State

195.025

194.775

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NCAA Regional at West Virginia (6 teams) 1. Florida (197.475); 2. Stanford (197.0); 3. Illinois (196.675); 4. Arkansas (196.5); 5. West Virginia (195.65); 6. New Hampshire (194.825)

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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 142.30-142.10 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. 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.

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, Utah, 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. Pictured below are members of WVU’s 1999 NCAA team (left to right): 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.

Pictured here are the members of WVU’s 1995 NCAA team (left to right):

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Front row: Allison Poteet and Lauren Schneider Second row: Umme Salim, Angel Ricciulli, Karla Hairston and Adriana Manago Third row: Jenni Kaye, Liz Byrnes and Shannon Migli Fourth row: Kristen Fearney, Kristin Quackenbush and Leigh Miller.

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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. West Virginia posted a 19-10 record and established four of the top 10 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. 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. 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. Although the Mountaineers finished in 12th place the 2000 season stands out as one where WVU showed tremendous determination and heart.

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The individual talent was amazing, but it was how the 2000 Mountaineers jelled together that made the West Virginia coaching staff the proudest. 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. 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. 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.


SHARI Retton

Shari Retton-Timko was WVU’s first women’s sports

All-American, earning first-team honors in the all-around, 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 fin-

ish in the all-around (36.30). A two-time team captain, Retton went on to earn a number of accolades, including NCAA re-

gional 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-time Joseph Medrick Award (team’s highest all-around average) • 3-time 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 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

------ B ------

Becky Bailey.....................................1974 Cara Bailey.......................................1994 Jodi Barnes...........................1996-97-98 Jessica Bartgis............2001, 2003-04-05 Tanya Barton....................................1986 Robyn Bernard.................................2015 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 Amanda Bowman.............................2015 Makenzie Bristol....................2011-12-13 Aimee Brown.........................2004-05-06 Elizabeth Byrnes.............. 1992-93-94-95

------ C ------

Angie Campbell.......................... 1988-89 Amanda Carpenter................2012-13-14 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

------ D ------

Michelle David..................................1989 Dana Davis................. 1975-76-77C-78C Beth Deal......................... 2012-13-14-15 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 Brooklyn Doggette...........................2015 Donna Donati.................1979-80-81-82C Emily Duryea................... 2001-02-03-04

------ F ------

Hailey Fairchild.................................2010 Kelly Foley.....................1997-98-99-00C Beth Foltz......................1988-89-90-91C

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Bev Fry............................... 1985-86-87C Muffy Fuller.......................................1986 Jan Funderburk................1983-84C-85C

------ G ------

Cyndi Gacek.......................... 1988C-89C Allison Gaidish...............1998-99-00-01C Jordan Gillette..................................2015 Jaime Gold...................... 2005-06-07-08 Alexa Goldberg........................... 2014-15 Cheryl Goldenfield........... 2004-05-06-07 Chelsea Goldschrafe....... 2010-11-12-13

------ H ------

Karla Hairston............. 1993-94-95C-96C Dayah Haley.................... 2012-13-14-15 Amanda Halovanic..... 2000-01-02C-03C Rachel Hardin................2005-06-07-08C Brittney Harris...................................2015 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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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 Zaakira Muhammad.........................2015 Lee Musselman........................1974-75C Mackenzie Myers....................... 2014-15

------ N ------

------ I ------

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

------ J ------

Lynn Olson.......................................1986 Becky Orr.........................................1978

Melissa Idell...........................2013-14-15 Heather Izer..................... 2006-07-08-09

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

------ K ------

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

------ L ------

Kim LaGorga....................................1985 Emma Lasker....................................2014 Jaida Lawrence.....................2013-14-15 Shirley Lee....................... 1997-98-99-00 Danielle Lilly...................1997-98-99-00C Cheri Lippert..........................1977-79-80 Lindsey Litten............................. 2014-15 Linda Lloyd................................. 1975-76 Teresa Lucas.................1974-75-76C-77 Andrea Lund.....................................1998 Robin Lunz................................. 1983-84

------ O ----------- P ------

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

------ Q ------

Kristin Quackenbush.. 1994-95-96C-97C

------ R ------

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

------ S ------

Umme Salim.................... 1995-96-97-98 Lia Salzano...................... 2012-13-14-15 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............ 2011-12-13-14 Rebecca Slobig............... 1996-97-98-99 Erica Smith............................2012-13-14 Lavon Smith............... 1974-75-76C-77C Terra Smith................................. 1985-86 Suzanne Soto...................................1998 Kiersten Spoerke............. 2007-08-09-10 Wendy Sturn............................... 1974-75 Nicolette Swoboda..................... 2014-15

------ T ------

Chelsi Tabor..................... 2007-08-09-10 Shelia Taylor..........................1979-80-81 Debra Thoma.............................. 1975-76 Pattie Thomson................................1977 Audrey Tolbert..................................2015 Maria Torre....................... 1974-75-76-77 Rosemarie Torre.............. 1974-75-76-77 Sally Totten................................. 1977-78

------ W ------

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

------ Y ------

Jessica Young.......................2008-09-10 Bethany Yurko.......................2012-13-14


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WVU Director of Athletics Shane Lyons....... 123 Senior Staff/Head Coaches.......................... 124 Athletic Facilities.......................................... 125 Scoring Information...................................... 126 Media Information/WVU Athletic Comm...... 128


E.GORDON Gee PRESIDENT

Dr. E. Gordon Gee is one of America’s most prominent higher education leaders, having helmed universities for more than three decades. In 2009, Time magazine named him one of the top 10 university presidents in the United States. In 2014, Gee returned to West Virginia University, where his career as a university president began. His leadership goals include putting students first, advancing the University’s research agenda, partnering with West Virginia communities and making sure that 1.8 million West Virginians know in their hearts and minds that West Virginia University is their university. 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 became dean of the West Virginia University College of Law, and, in 1981, was named West Virginia University president. He served in that role until 1985. He went on to lead the University of Colorado (1985-1990), Brown University (1998-2000) and Vanderbilt University (2001-07). He served as president of The Ohio State University from 1990 to 1997 and again from 2007 to 2013. Gee has served on several educationgovernance organizations and committees, including the Big Ten Conference Council of Presidents, the Inter-University Council of Ohio, the Business-Higher Education

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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, King Abdulaziz University in Saudi Arabia invited him to join its international advisory board. Active in many national professional and service organizations, 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 began serving as secretary on the Board of Directors of Ohio’s economic development program, JobsOhio. In 2011-2012, Governor John Kasich asked him to chair the Ohio Higher Education Capital Funding Collaborative and the Ohio Higher Education Funding Commission. In December 2012, he began serving on the Columbus Education Commission. And in March 2015, he was elected to the board of directors of the American Council on Education, the nation’s largest higher education organization. Gee has received many 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 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 has also authored many 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. Dr. Rebekah Gee is married to David Patrón, and they have five children.

President E.GordonGEE shares a hug with a recent WVU graduate


SHANELyons DIRECTOR OF ATHLETICS

West Virginia native Shane Lyons was named director of Intercollegiate Athletics and associate vice president at West Virginia University in January 2015. Lyons came to West Virginia after spending three years as the deputy director of athletics and chief operating officer at Alabama where he worked closely on day-to-day strategic leadership and direction with Alabama athletic directors – the late Mal Moore and current athletic director Bill Battle. At WVU, Lyons has oversight of 18 varsity sports, a department budget of approximately $80 million, 220 employees, approximately 450 student-athletes and a facilities master plan that included the opening of a $21 million baseball park and more $75 million to modernize other athletic venues in the next three years. During his time at Alabama, his responsibilities included oversight of a $120 million budget, daily monitoring of compliance and oversight of the Crimson Tide’s 21 sports teams. In addition, he played a pivotal role in a historic renegotiation of Alabama’s multimedia rights agreement that started in 2014 and was involved in several significant capital projects totaling more than $85 million. The Crimson Tide won seven national titles in five different sports during his time there – two in football, two in men’s golf, one in women’s golf, one in gymnastics and one in softball. He also played a critical role in the hiring of four Alabama head coaches. Prior to joining the Alabama staff in November 2011, Lyons spent 10 years as an associate commissioner at the Atlantic Coast Conference. At the ACC, Lyons focused on conference-wide compliance and academic initiatives, providing direct assistance to the conference’s presidents, chancellors and athletics directors in matters dealing with NCAA regulatory matters. In addition, he served as the ACC’s human resource manager and was responsible for the administration, negotiation and mediation of the employee benefits program and managing the conference’s organizational policies and procedures. He was part of the administrative team for ACC events, including the football championship game, the men’s basketball tournament and men’s and women’s NCAA basketball events. He also was a member and served as chairman on many prominent committees within the NCAA Governance structure during his tenure with the ACC. Prior to working at the ACC, Lyons served as associate athletics director for compliance at Big 12 member Texas Tech from 1998 to 2001. During that time, Lyons assumed responsibility for the leadership, administration and implementation of a comprehensive NCAA compliance program with emphasis toward rules education and extensive monitoring systems. He also served as oversight administrator for several of the Red Raiders’ athletic teams and had financial and operational supervision of the strength and conditioning, nutritional and sports medicine units. Before joining Texas Tech, Lyons worked at the NCAA for almost 10 years as a senior membership services representative, where he was responsible for the oversight and coordination of the 25 membership service representatives. Lyons began his career in college athletics in July 1988 as assistant commissioner of the Big South Conference. With the Big South, he was in charge of conference-wide compliance and championships.

A native of Parkersburg, West Virginia, and a graduate of Parkersburg High, Lyons was a standout basketball player for the Big Reds. He earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees in sport management from WVU in 1987 and 1988, respectively. He and his wife, Emily, a graduate of the University of WisconsinMadison, have two children: Cameron, 16, and Brooke, 12. Lyons is the University’s 12th athletic director.

Shane Lyons through the Years:

1988-89 Big South Conference (Assistant Commissioner for Compliance and Championships) 1989-98 NCAA (Senior Membership Services Representative) 1998-2001 Texas Tech (Associate Athletic Director – Compliance) 2001-11 Atlantic Coast Conference (Associate Commissioner – Compliance and Governance) 2011-15 Alabama (Deputy Director of Athletics) 2015-present West Virginia (Director of Athletics and Associate Vice President)

The LyonsFAMILY: Emily, Cameron, Shane and Brooke

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WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY INTERCOLLEGIATEAthletics

KeliCUNNINGHAM

Executive Senior Associate Athletic Director

MattBORMAN

Senior Associate Athletic Director/ Development

BradyROURKE

Associate Athletic Director/ Student-Athlete Development

TerriHOWES

Senior Associate Athletic Director/ Senior Woman’s Administrator

MattWELLS

Associate Athletic Director/ External Affairs

MichaelSZUL

Senior Associate Athletic Director/ Business Operations

DiaFORTNEY

Assistant Athletic Director/ Business Operations

MichaelFRAGALE

Associate Athletic Director/ Communications

LaceyGIBSON

JoeHESKETT

Associate Athletic Director/ Sports Performance

AprilMESSERLY

Assistant Athletic Director/ Compliance

Assistant Athletic Director/ Facilities & Operations

BenMURRAY

Associate Athletic Director/ Major Gifts & Capital Campaigns

BryanMESSERLY

Assistant Athletic Director/ Communications

WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY KevinMILLER

Assistant Athletic Director/ Annual Fund

Head Coaches

NathanielZINN

Assistant Athletic Director/ Marketing

NikkiIZZO-BROWN

Women’s Soccer

JasonBUTTS

MikeCAREY

SeanCLEARY

SeanCOVICH

JonHAMMOND

SammieHENSON

DanaHOLGORSEN

BobHUGGINS

JimmyKING

MarlonLEBLANC

MihaLISAC

RandyMAZEY

VicRIGGS

ReedSUNAHARA

Gymnastics

Men’s Basketball

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Women’s Basketball

Rowing

Cross Country/Track

Men’s Soccer

Men’s Golf

Tennis

Rifle

Baseball

Wrestling

Swimming and Diving

Football

Volleyball


Mountaineer Field at Milan Puskar Stadium

Caperton Indoor Facility

Dick Dlesk Soccer Stadium

Dreamswork Field

Cary Gym

WVU Wrestling Pavilion

ATHLETIC FACILITIES Monongalia County Ballpark

Mountaineer Track

WVU Rifle Range

WVU Boathouse

WVU Coliseum

Basketball Practice Facility

WVU Natatorium

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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 Total

5.30 10.00

JordanGILLETTE and coach KaylynMILLICK

Vault

• Vault requires speed, quickness and explosive power • Vaults are divided into four categories: handsprings, forward saltos, backward saltos and vaults from a roundoff • New in 2016, only certain vaults are assigned a start value of up to 10.0: Yurchenko pike full, Yurchenko half front layout (Arabian style) and a Yurchenko/ Tsukahara Tuck 1 1/2 • Yurchenko layout full and Yurchenko layout half vaults are now assigned start values of up to 9.95 • Gymnasts must remain motionless upon landing or a deduction will be taken

JadiaLAWRENCE

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Uneven Bars

• A complete routine 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

Balance Beam

• A 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 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.

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 • A routine must last between 1:10 and 1:30 and is required to have two or three tumbling “passes” • Gymnasts must balance the difficulty of their tumbling skills and dance skills and should finish the routine as strongly as it was started • Specific deductions are taken for stepping off the mat and for being out of sync with the music

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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 five of the Mountaineers’ 2016 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 athletic communications office will be available throughout the entire 2016 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 associate director of athletic communications Shannon McNamara.

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 2015, 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.

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 athletic communications 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/associate director of athletic communications Shannon McNamara, via email (shannon.mcnamara@mail.wvu.edu) or phone (304-293-2821), 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/associate director of athletic communications 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 athletic 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.

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MEDIAInformation ATHLETIC COMMUNICATIONSInformation

The West Virginia University athletic communications office is located on the second floor of the Coliseum.

MichaelFRAGALE

AshleyBAILEY

MAILING ADDRESS

BryanMESSERLY

CharlesHEALY

JohnANTONIK

LisaAMMONS

MikeMONTORO

CherylWIRE

Athletic Communications office West Virginia University PO Box 877 Morgantown, WV 26507-877

OVERNIGHT SHIPPING

WVU Athletic Communications 3450 Monongahela Blvd. Room 217 Morgantown, WV 26506

PHONE INFORMATION

Associate Athletic Director/ Communications Assistant Athletic Director/ Communications Director of Digital Media Director of Football Communications JoeSWAN

Director of Athletic Publications

Office: 304-293-2821 Fax: 304-293-4105

KristinCOLDSNOW

GYMNASTICS CONTACT

GrantDOVEY

ShannonMCNAMARA Associate Director of Athletic Communications Email: shannon.mcnamara@mail.wvu.edu

Multimedia Specialist

Digital Media Manager RussellLUNA

Associate Director of Athletic Communications

Assistant Director of Athletic Communications Assistant Director of Athletic Communications Business Manager Operations Coordinator AmyPRUNTY

Program Assistant D.J.JAMIEL

Graduate Assistant AmySALVATORE Graduate Assistant SamanthaSTREJECK

Graduate Assistant


HERE, GOING FIRST IS IN OUR BLOOD. IT’S IN OUR SWEAT. AND IT’S IN OUR NATURE. SO WE WILL GO ABOVE. WE WILL GO BEYOND. AND WHEN EVERYONE ELSE GOES BACK, MOUNTAINEERS #GOFIRST.

LET’S GO.


2016 WVU Gymnastics Guide  
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