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WEST VIRGINIA GYMNASTICS GUIDE


64................................................... Jaquie Tun 66................................................. Tiara Wright 68................. Chloe Cluchey/Kassidy Cumber 69.................... Erica Fontaine/Abby Kaufman 70................................................ Julia Merwin

2017 Season

72...........................................Season Preview 73............................................ 2017 Schedule 74............................................Event Previews

2016 Season

2017 Gymnastics

78............................................Season Review 80......................................................Statistics 81.............................................. Season Highs 82................................ Meet-by-Meet Results 83.............................................Senior Recaps

Record Book

2017 Gymnastics Guide Credits

The 2017 West Virginia University Gymnastics Guide has been published by the WVU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics. Managing Editor: Joe Swan | Editor/Writer: Shannon McNamara | Page Layout/Design: Bob Slater Provations Group, Kristin Coldsnow Contributors: Lisa Ammons, John Antonik, Ashley Bailey, Alyssa Cantisani, Grant Dovey, Charlie Healy, Alex King, Drew Mack, Bryan Messerly Mike Montoro, Chris Pharis, Amy Prunty, Amy Salvatore, Cale Simon, Samantha Strejeck, Nicolle Thiry, Cheryl Wire | Photography: All-Pro Photography by Dale Sparks, Bill Barrett, Bob Beverly, John Bright, M.G. Ellis, Pete Emerson, Dan Friend, Jeff Geissler, Tim Goodenow, David Green, Mike Hardy, Cordell Hoffer, Julia Lucas, Tyson Murray, Dan Nagy, Brian Persinger, Steven M. Prunty, Chuck Scheer, Steve Smith, Martin Valent, WVU Athletic Archives, WVU Photographic Services, Alison Toffle, David Zicherman

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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...................................2016 Season Review 12................................ The Mountaineer Look 14.................................. The Mountaineer Life 15...................................... Big 12 Conference 16..............................Strength & Conditioning 18........................................In the Community 20.....................................Mountaineer Family 24.....................Student-Athlete Development 26................................................ Campus Life 30..............................Mountaineer Excellence

Coaching Staff

36............................ Head Coach Jason Butts 39............................ Q&A with Coaching Staff 41............Associate Head Coach Travis Doak 43................... Assistant Coach Kaylyn Millick 44..............................................Support Stafff

Mountaineer Profiles

46..........................................................Roster 47............................................... Photo Roster 48...................................... Brooklyn Doggette 50............................................Alexa Goldberg 52............................................ Robyn Bernard 54............................................. Jordan Gillette 56.................................... Zaakira Muhammad 58.................................................Carly Galpin 60........................................... Kirah Koshinski 62........................................ Kelsey Sorrenson

88...........................................School Records 89............................................ NCAA Records 90....................................Top 50 Team Scores 91........................................ Individual Honors 92.............................................. All-Americans 93........................ Career 10.0 and 9.9 Scores 94..............................WVU Coliseum Records 94................................ Top Attendance Marks 95........................................ Top Event Scores 99........................................... Career Records 100........................................Season Records 101............................ Conference Champions 102................................... Conference Honors 104......................................Academic Honors 105.............................................Team Awards 106......................................... All-Time Scores 116..........................................Series Records 117.....................Championship Appearances 119.............................................. Shari Retton 120.................................Kristin Quackenbush 121................................................. Janáe Cox 122.............................................Letterwinners

West Virginia University

124.......................... President E. Gordon Gee 125............. Director of Athletics Shane Lyons 126................................................Senior Staff 126.......................................... Head Coaches 127....................................... Athletic Facilities 128...................................Scoring Information 130..................................... Media Information 130.................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. WVU gymnasts represent themselves, their teammates and their University each and every day.

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WinningTRADITION

The Mountaineers own a national presence and have competed at four national championships and 37 regional championships.

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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

ALLKirah Koshinski

Lajuanda Moody

Janรกe Cox

Shari Retton

2016 NACGC/W Regular Season .......... Vault (second team)

2007 NCAA .................... Bars (second team)

Kristin Quackenbush

1994 NCAA .................... Vault (second team) . Floor (second team) 1995 NCAA ................... Floor (second team) 1996 NCAA ......................... Vault (first team) . Floor (second team) . All-Around (second team)

Kristen MACRIE

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

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

Choosing to be a Mountaineer means working your hardest and pushing your body and mind to new heights, maximizing your potential on and off the mat. Six gymnasts have gone above and beyond to earn AllAmerica status at West Virginia.

Kristin QUACKENBUSH

Kirah KOSHINSKI Lajuanda MOODY

Shari RETTON

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Sixth-year coach Jason Butts has set a new standard for success within WVU Gymnastics.

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

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The atmosphere that surrounds the WVU Coliseum on meet day is contagious. The Mountaineers feed off the crowd’s energy!

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2016 SEASON Review

A consistent Mountaineer squad tallied 195.0+ in 11 straight meets en route to a third-place finish at the Big 12 Gymnastics Championships and a fifth-place showing at the NCAA Tuscaloosa Regional Championships.

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

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A Mountaineer’s lifestyle is first class. Whether it’s chartered flights, top-of-the-line Nike resources, professional athletic training services or unlimited access to a superb nutrition bar, WVU student-athletes’ need are always met.

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BIG 12

Conference

Oklahoma won the Big 12’s first gymnastics National Championships in 2014 and again took the title in 2016. The Big 12 Conference has been represented by at least one team at every NCAA Gymnastics Championships since 2002.

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STRENGTH &

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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.

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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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The Mountaineer Family is a proud program with a rich tradition. “Representing the state of West Virginia within the collegiate gymnastics scene is an unique opportunity. Not a lot of people get the opportunity to put on a WVU uniform and compete in athletics.” – Coach Jason Butts

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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 WVUGymnastics

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STUDENT-ATHLETE

Development Coach Butts puts an equal emphasis on success in the classroom. To that point, the Mountaineers have earned 120 NACGC/W Scholastic All-America honors since 1987.

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CAMPUS LIFE Character

Public, land-grant institution, founded in 1867.

Research Classification

R1: Doctoral Universities–Highest Research Activity, as described by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.

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 31,073, was rated “No. 1 Small City in America” by BizJournals.com for its exceptional quality of life. Business Insider named Morgantown the ninth best college town in America. 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: Kiplinger. com included Morgantown in their 10 great places to live list; one of “Best Sports Cities” by Sporting News; 5th “Best Small Metro” by Forbes; 12th overall “Hottest Small City” by Inc.; one of “50 Smartest Places to Live” by Kiplinger’s; and the second-ranking “Best College Town for Jobs” by Forbes.

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Student Profile

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

That included:

14,021 West Virginia residents, 14,755 nonresidents 22,498 undergraduates 4,711 graduate and 1,567 professional students

Academic Excellence

WVU ranks nationally for prestigious scholarships: 24 Rhodes Scholars, 22 Truman Scholars, 42 Goldwater Scholars, two British Marshall Scholars, 5 Morris K. Udall Scholars, 5 USA Today All-USA College Academic First Team Members (and 11 academic team honorees), 15 Boren Scholars, 36 Gilman Scholars, 46 Fulbright Scholars, 3 Department of Homeland Security Scholars, 25 Critical Language Scholars, 3 National Institute of Standards and Technology Fellowships and 4 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships.

Degrees Granted

In 2014-15, WVU awarded 7,201 degrees statewide; 1,832 graduate and 428 professional.

Faculty and Staff Profile

Excellent faculty—19 of whom have been named Carnegie Foundation Professors of the Year—guide and mentor students. instructional faculty: 3,244 graduate assistants: 1,650 total main campus employees: 8,239

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Academics

Fourteen colleges and schools offering 353 majors 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; and public health. wvu.edu/Academics/

Student Living Experience

The First-Year Experience helps students navigate their first year at WVU. Elements include First Year Academy, which connects new students to the campus, their academic departments and other students; the Campus Read, which involves firstyear students in a common reading experience to promote dialog and critical thinking; and Adventure West Virginia, an outdoor freshman orientation program. All WVU students benefit from a vibrant array of student life programs, including a Festival of Ideas lecture series, bringing the world’s top minds to campus to share their experiences and knowledge; WVUp All Night, a weekend package of safe, fun and healthy activities; an award-winning Student Recreation Center; and the Mountaineer Parents Club, helping families stay connected with their students’ education and life at WVU. Living and Learning Communities are student communities in certain residence halls formed around a theme or specific field of study. Students can live with others who share their academic and social interests. studentlife.wvu.edu

Freshman Class Profile

2015 average ACT of 24, SAT (combined math and critical reading) 1052, and high school GPA of 3.45.

Transportation

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

Safety

WVU offers 24-hour campus security protection. Students can download LiveSafe, a free app that is an on-the-go way to connect with authorities. The University also sends urgent news through WVU Alert text messages. emergency.wvu.edu/alert

Student Organizations

Students can choose from 467 student organizations, and participate in an active intramural program and many club sports. studentactivities.wvu.edu

Study Abroad

Last year, 922 WVU students traveled to another country through University-led study abroad programs and international exchanges. Best College Reviews ranked WVU as having a top-50 study abroad program. internationalprograms.wvu.edu

Academic Innovation

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

Service and Learning

The Center for Service and Learning develops and organizes service learning and volunteer opportunities for students and faculty. WVU earned the Carnegie Foundation’s Community Engagement Classification—joining only 6% of all universities. It is the only institution in West Virginia the foundation recognizes for its community engagement. service.wvu.edu

Scholarships and Aid

Each year, WVU (Morgantown campus) awards over $433 million in financial aid, including $87 million in grants and scholarships. West Virginia residents may be eligible for the PROMISE scholarship in addition to WVU awards. A new campaign is under way to raise $50 million for student scholarships.

Honors College

The WVU Honors College encourages a style of learning and living that is tailored to the highly motivated, excelling student’s special requirements. Innovative, challenging courses, designed to stimulate creativity and to provoke in-depth discussion, are offered in small class settings. honors.wvu.edu

Internships

WVU offers hundreds of ways to gain valuable on-the-job experience and networking contacts. careerservices.wvu.edu

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Parents Club

The Mountaineer Parents Club, with more than 20,000 members in clubs across the state and nation, fosters success by connecting parents and family members with the student experience. The organization sponsors events on and off-campus, has a newsletter, a toll-free helpline (1-800-WVU-0096), parent electronic news and a Parent Perks program. Membership is free. parentsclub.wvu.edu

Athletics

A member of the NCAA and the Big 12 Conference, WVU competes at the Division I level in 18 sports. Teams make regular postseason bowl appearances in football, including winning the 2016 Cactus Bowl, and NCAA tournament appearances in men’s and women’s basketball, including a trip to the Sweet 16 in 2015; women’s soccer won its second consecutive Big 12 tournament championship in 2014 and made its 16th straight NCAA appearance in in 2015; women’s basketball advanced to the second round of the NCAA tournament in 2016. The WVU rifle team won its 18th national title in 2016, and in 2014 became the first WVU athletic team to visit the White House on NCAA Champions Day. wvusports.com

Facilities

The WVU System spans the state, including 518 buildings on 15,880 acres. The Morgantown campus has 245 buildings (11 on the National Register of Historic Places) on 1,892 acres. WVU operates 10 experimental farms and four forests throughout the state, in addition to WVU Jackson’s Mill State 4-H Camp. jacksonsmill.ext.wvu.edu/

Libraries

The WVU Libraries encompass eight libraries statewide and the WVU Press. Facilities in Morgantown include the Downtown Library Complex, Evansdale Library, Health Sciences Library, Law Library, and the West Virginia and Regional History Center. Onsite collections include more than 2.4 million books and 48,000 journal subscriptions, electronic access to 365 databases, over 500,000 e-books, and 47,300 online electronic journals. Library staff offer in-person and online assistance. libraries. wvu.edu

Admission and Application Timeline

Admission is based on a combination of high school GPA and ACT or SAT scores. Applications are processed beginning Sept. 15 for admission the following fall. March 1 is the deadline for WV residents to submit PROMISE Scholarship applications. WVU has a rolling admissions policy, and while there is no official application deadline, applicants who apply later in the year may be deferred to the spring semester. admissions.wvu.edu

Visitors Center

Located on the Morgantown Waterfront, the WVU Visitors Center features unique, cutting-edge displays and traditional West Virginia hospitality. Guided tours are offered Monday through Saturday, except home football Saturdays. visit.wvu.edu

Alumni

Chartered in 1873, the WVU Alumni Association is made up of more than 190,000 graduates worldwide in some 135 nations. alumni.wvu.edu

Private Support

Through March 31, 2016, donors have moved the WVU Foundation more than 95% of the way toward the $1 billion goal for A State of Minds: The Campaign for West Virginia’s University. The campaign was extended through 2017 after donors shattered the original goal more than a year ahead of the deadline. Last fiscal year alone, donors contributed $125 million in new gifts, the second highest fiscal year of giving ever in the Foundation’s history. The Foundation’s total endowment is $565 million. www.wvuf.org

Extension

Throughout the year in West Virginia’s 55 counties, WVU Extension Service faculty and volunteers work with more than 624,111 West Virginians. 4-H alone reaches one in five West Virginia youths. ext.wvu.edu

Divisional Campuses

Potomac State College of WVU – Keyser, W.Va.; 800-262-7332; potomacstatecollege.edu West Virginia University Institute of Technology – Montgomery, W.Va.; wvutech.edu Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center – Charleston, W.Va.; hsc.wvu.edu/charleston Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center East – Martinsburg, W.Va.; hsc.wvu.edu/eastern WVU Beckley – Beckley, W.Va.

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MOUNTAINEER EXCELLENCE 508 STUDENT-ATHLETES WERE NAMED TO THE 2015-16 BIG 12 COMMISSIONER’S HONOR ROLL AND 519 TOTAL STUDENT-ATHLETES WERE NAMED TO THE GARRETT FORD ACADEMIC HONOR ROLL

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Team Records Baseball: 36-22, 12-11 Big 12; 4th place Big 12 Cross Country: 3rd place at Big 12 Championship; NCAA MidAtlantic Regional; 1 NCAA Championship Qualifier Men’s Basketball: 26-9, 13-5 Big 12; 2nd place Big 12; NCAA First Round Women’s Basketball: 25-10, 12-6 Big 12; 3rd place Big 12; NCAA Second Round Football: 8-5, 4-5 Big 12; T-5th place Big 12; Cactus Bowl Champions Gymnastics: 11-8, 1-5 Big 12; 3rd place Big 12; 5th place NCAA Tuscaloosa Regional Rowing: 8th place at Big 12 Championship Rifle: 12-0, 8-0 GARC; GARC Regular-Season & Postseason Champions; NCAA Champions Men’s Soccer: 7-12-0, 2-3-0 MAC; 4th place MAC Women’s Soccer: 19-3-1, 6-0-1 Big 12; Big 12 Regular-Season Champions; NCAA Quarterfinals Men’s Swimming and Diving: 2nd place Big 12; 1 NCAA Qualifier: Andrew Marsh Women’s Swimming and Diving: 4th place Big 12 Women’s Tennis: 6-16, 0-9 Big 12; 10th place Big 12 Women’s Track and Field and Field: Indoor-9th Big 12; Outdoor9th Big 12; 8 NCAA Qualifiers Volleyball: 5-24, 0-16 Big 12; 10th place Big 12 Wrestling: 8-10, 0-4 Big 12; 6th place at Big 12 Championship; 4 NCAA Qualifiers

NCAA Academic Progress Rate (APR) Recognition Men’s Basketball

Rowing

Professional Draft Picks KJ Dillion, Football, Houston Texans (NFL), fifth round (159th overall) Chad Donato, Baseball, Houston Astros (MLB), 11th round (337th overall) Bria Holmes, Women’s Basketball, Atlanta Dream (WNBA), first round (11th overall) Karl Joseph, Football, Oakland Raiders (NFL), first round (14th overall) Nick Kwiatkoski, Football, Chicago Bears (NFL), fourth round (113th overall) Wendell Smallwood, Football, Philadelphia Eagles (NFL), fifth round (153rd overall) Blake Smith, Baseball, Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim (MLB), 29th round (876th overall) Daryl Worley, Football, Carolina Panthers (NFL), third round (77th overall)

Coaching Awards & Honors

Ginny Thrasher, Air Rifle, Smallbore

Nikki Izzo-Brown, Women’s Soccer, Big 12 Coach of the Year Mike Carey, Women’s Basketball, WBCA Victory Club Award (300 wins) Jon Hammond, Rifle, GARC Coach of the Year Bob Huggins, Men’s Basketball, ESPN Infinti Coaches Charity Challenge Second Round Vic Riggs, Men’s Swimming & Diving, Big 12 Coach of the Meet Ja’Juan Seider, Football, Uplifting Athletes Rare Disease Champion Award Finalist Lisa Stoia, Women’s Soccer, NSCAA Central Region Assistant Coach of the Year

Team Conference Champions

CoSIDA Academic All-Americans

Rifle, GARC Regular-Season & Postseason Champions Women’s Soccer, Big 12 Regular-Season Champions

First Team Amanda Hill, Women’s Soccer Kelly Williams, Cross Country/Track & Field Second Team Jack Elliott, Men’s Soccer Third Team Elizabeth Gratz, Rifle Kailey Utley, Women’s Soccer

NCAA Team Champions Rifle

Individual NCAA Champions

Individual Conference Champions Andrew Marsh, Men’s Swimming & Diving, 100 backstroke Ginny Thrasher, Rifle, GARC Smallbore

Individual International Team Honors Will Anti, Rifle, U.S. Junior National Team Michael Bamsey, Rifle, Great Britain National Team Kadeisha Buchanan, Women’s Soccer, Team Canada 2016 Summer Olympic Games, Team Canada CONCACAF Olympic Qualifying Championship, CONCACAF Best XI Team, FIFPro Women’s World XI Team, 2015 Women’s World Cup Best Young Player, 2015 BMO Canadian Player of the Year Vanessa Flores, Women’s Soccer, Mexico U-20 National Team Elizabeth Gratz, Rifle, U.S. Junior National Team, National Junior Olympic Shooting Championship 10m air rifle Silver Medal, National Junior Olympic Shooting Championship 50m 3 positions Bronze Medal, Meelis Kiisk, Rifle, Estonian National Team Ashley Lawrence, Women’s Soccer, Team Canada 2016 Summer Olympic Games, Team Canada CONCACAF Olympic Qualifying Championship, CONCACAF Best XI Team Garrett Spurgeon, Rifle, United States, U.S. National Team, Bianca St. Georges, Women’s Soccer, Canada U-20 National Team Ginny Trasher, Rifle, Team United States 2016 Summer Olympic Games

NCAA Team Qualifiers Cross Country Gymnastics Men’s Basketball

Rifle Women’s Basketball Women’s Soccer

NCAA Individual Qualifiers Dylan Cottrell, Wrestling Andrew Marsh, Men’s Swimming & Diving Zeke Moisey, Wrestling Millie Paladino, Cross Country Bubba Scheffel, Wrestling Jacob A. Smith, Wrestling

NCAA Individual Regional Qualifiers Amy Cashin, Outdoor Track & Field Jillian Forsey, Outdoor Track & Field Brianna Kerekes, Outdoor Track & Field Shamoya McNeil, Outdoor Track & Field Millie Paladino, Outdoor Track & Field Savanna Plombon, Outdoor Track & Field Hannah Stone, Outdoor Track & Field Megan Yuan, Outdoor Track & Field

NCAA Championship Awards Ginny Thrasher, Rifle, Top Performer

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All-Americans First Team Michael Bamsey, Rifle, NRA Smallbore Kadeisha Buchanan, Women’s Soccer, NSCAA All-America Elizabeth Gratz, Rifle, NRA Air Rifle Meelis Kiisk, Rifle, CRCA, NRA Smallbore Nick Kwiatkoski, Football, ProFootballFocus All-America Ashley Lawrence, Women’s Soccer, NSCAA All-America Jean-Pierre Lucas, Rifle, NRA Smallbore Garrett Spurgeon, Rifle, CRCA NRA Air Rifle, NRA Smallbore Patrick Sunderman, Rifle, NRA Air Rifle Ginny Thrasher, Rifle, CRCA, NRA Air Rifle Second Team Michael Bamsey, Rifle, CRCA Amanda Hill, Women’s Soccer, Senior CLASS Award Bria Holmes, Women’s Basketball, Senior CLASS Award Meelis Kiisk, Rifle, NRA Air Rifle Kirah Koshinski, Gymnastics, NACGC/W Regular Season (Vault) Jamie Merriam, Men’s Soccer, Senior CLASS Award Patrick Sunderman, Rifle, CRCA, NRA Smallbore Ginny Thrasher, Rifle, NRA Smallbore Third Team Karl Joseph, Football, CBS Sports Jean-Pierre Lucas, Rifle, CRCA Freshman Darius Hill, Baseball, Louisville Slugger, National Collegiate Baseball Writers Baseball America Ivan Vera, Baseball, Baseball All-America

Honorable Mention Elizabeth Gratz, Rifle, CRCA, NRA Smallbore Bria Holmes, Women’s Basketball, Associated Press, Women’s Basketball Coaches Association Jean-Pierre Lucas, Rifle, NRA Air Rifle Karl Joseph, Football, SI.com All-American

All-Conference First Team Michaela Abam, Women’s Soccer, All-Big 12 Michael Bamsey, Rifle, All-GARC Smallbore Maggie Bedillion, Women’s Soccer, All-Big 12 Danique Bryan, Track & Field, Outdoor All-Big 12 long jump Kadeisha Buchanan, Women’s Soccer, All-Big 12 Nate Carr, Men’s Swimming & Diving, All-Big 12 400 IM Amy Cashin, Track & Field, Indoor All-Big 12 mile run, Outdoor All-Big 12 3,000-meter steeplechase @WVUGymnastics

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Chad Donato, Baseball, All-Big 12 Sara Finfrock, Track & Field, Outdoor All-Big 12 pole vault Jillian Forsey, Track & Field, Indoor All-Big 12 5,000-meter run, Outdoor All-Big 12 5,000-meter run Aidan Fumagalli, Men’s Swimming & Diving, All-Big 12 200 breaststroke Jaimee Gillmore, Women’s Swimming & Diving, All-Big 12 100 freestyle Elizabeth Gratz, Rifle, All-GARC Air Rifle Bria Holmes, Women’s Basketball, All-Big 12 (unanimous selection) Meelis Kiisk, Rifle, All-GARC Combined Score, All-GARC Smallbore Nick Kwiatkoski, Football, Coaches’ All-Big 12; ESPN.com All-Big 12, Phil Steele All-Big 12 Kirah Koshinski, Gymnastics, All-Big 12 Vault Ashley Lawrence, Women’s Soccer, All-Big 12 Andrew Marsh, Men’s Swimming & Diving, All-Big 12 100 freestyle Shamoya McNeil, Track & Field, Indoor All-Big 12 triple jump Outdoor All-Big 12 triple jump Alex Obendorf, Men’s Swimming & Diving, All-Big 12 Platform Tyler Orlosky, Football, ESPN.com All-Big 12 Nick O’Toole, Football, Coaches’ All-Big 12; ESPN.com All-Big 12, Phil Steele All-Big 12, Associated Press All-Big 12 Millie Paladino, Track & Field, Indoor All-Big 12 3,000-meter run, Outdoor All-Big 12 1,500-meter run Faith Penny, Track & Field, Indoor All-Big 12 high jump, Outdoor All-Big 12 high jump Michael Proietto, Men’s Swimming & Diving, All-Big 12 1-meter and platform Emma Skelley, Women’s Swimming & Diving, All-Big 12 1,650 freestyle Max Spencer, Men’s Swimming & Diving, All-Big 12 100 breaststroke, All-Big 12 200 breaststroke Garrett Spurgeon, Rifle, All-GARC Air Rifle, All-GARC Combined Score, All-GARC Smallbore Patrick Sunderman, Rifle, All-GARC Air Rifle Hannah Stone, Track & Field, Indoor All-Big 12 high jump, Outdoor All-Big 12 high jump Ginny Thrasher, Rifle, All-GARC Air Rifle, All-GARC Combined Score Kailey Utley, Women’s Soccer, All-Big 12 Rebecca Wendt, Track & Field, Indoor All-Big 12 1,000-meter run Daryl Worley, Football, Coaches’ All-Big 12; Phil Steele All-Big 12, ESPN.com All-Big 12 Second Team Will Anti, Rifle, All-GARC Smallbore Michael Bamsey, Rifle, All-GARC Combined Score Ryan Cain, Men’s Soccer, All-MAC Nate Carr, Men’s Swimming & Diving, All-Big 12 200 IM, All-Big 12 200 backstroke Jackson Cramer, Baseball, All-Big 12 KJ Dillon, Football, Coaches’ All-Big 12 Merwane ElMerini - Men’s Swimming & Diving, All-Big 12 50 freestyle, All-Big 12 100 backstroke Aidan Fumagalli, Men’s Swimming & Diving, All-Big 12 100 breaststroke Taylor Gill, Women’s Swimming & Diving, All-Big 12 400 IM Jaimee Gillmore, Women’s Swimming & Diving, All-Big 12 50 freestyle, All-Big 12 100 butterfly Ross Glegg, Men’s Swimming & Diving, All-Big 12 500 freestyle Elizabeth Gratz, Rifle, All-GARC Combined Score Emma Harris, Women’s Swimming & Diving, All-Big 12 200 breaststroke Jay Hickey, Men’s Swimming & Diving, All-Big 12 100 backstroke, All-Big 12 200 backstroke Amanda Hill, Women’s Soccer, All-Big 12 Darius Hill, Baseball, All-Big 12 Jake Iotte, Men’s Swimming & Diving, All-Big 12 100 breaststroke, All-Big 12 200 breaststroke Meelis Kiisk, Rifle, All-GARC Air Rifle James Koval, Men’s Swimming & Diving, All-Big 12 1,650 freestyle Nick Kwiatkoski, Football, Associated Press All-Big 12 Andrew Marsh, Men’s Swimming & Diving, All-Big 12 100 butterfly Logan McHenry, Men’s Swimming & Diving, All-Big 12 3-meter, All-Big 12 platform Chris McMahon, Men’s Swimming & Diving, All-Big 12 500 freestyle Lanay Montgomery, Women’s Basketball, All-Big 12 Noble Nwachukwu, Associated Press All-Big 12 Alex Obendorf, Men’s Swimming & Diving, All-Big 12 1 meter Jaysean Paige, Men’s Basketball, Associated Press All-Big 12, Coaches’ All-Big 12 Jean-Pierre Lucas, Rifle, All-GARC Air Rifle, All-GARC Combined Score, All-GARC Smallbore Joey Piatczyc, Men’s Soccer, All-MAC Carla Portillo, Women’s Soccer, All-Big 12 Michael Prioetto, Men’s Swimming & Diving, All-Big 12 3-meter Tyler Orlosky, Football, Coaches’ All-Big 12 Kyle Rose, Football, Associated Press All-Big 12 Bianca St. Georges, Women’s Soccer, All-Big 12 Lindsay Schmidt, Women’s Swimming & Diving, All-Big 12 3-meter Emma Skelley, Women’s Swimming & Diving, All-Big 12 500 freestyle Wendell Smallwood, Football, Coaches’ All-Big 12, Phil Steele All-Big 12, Associated Press All-Big 12

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Austin Smith, Men’s Swimming & Diving, All-Big 12 platform Hannah Steadman, Women’s Soccer, All-Big 12 Patrick Sunderman, Rifle, All-GARC Smallbore; All-GARC Combined Score Ginny Thrasher, Rifle, All-GARC Smallbore Chase Williams, Men’s Swimming & Diving, All-Big 12 200 butterfly Devin Williams, Men’s Basketball, Associated Press All-Big 12, Coaches’ All-Big 12 Daryl Worley, Football, Associated Press All-Big 12 Third Team KJ Dillon, Football, Phil Steele All-Big 12 Tyler Orlosky, Football, Phil Steele All-Big 12

Honorable Mention Will Anti, Rifle, All-GARC Combined Score Michael Bamsey, Rifle, All-GARC Air Rifle Jared Barber, Football, Coaches’ All-Big 12 Kyle Davis, Baseball, All-Big 12 Jimmy Galusky, Baseball, All-Big 12 Shelton Gibson, Football, Coaches’ All-Big 12 Elizabeth Gratz, Rifle, All-GARC Smallbore Michael Grove, Baseball, All-Big 12 Karl Joseph, Football, Coaches’ All-Big 12 Josh Lambert, Football, Coaches’ All-Big 12 Noble Nwachkwu, Football, Coaches’ All-Big 12 Arielle Roberson, Women’s Basketball, All-Big 12 Blake Smith, Baseball, All-Big 12 Ivan Vera, Baseball, All-Big 12 Elijah Wellman, Football, Coaches’ All-Big 12

Specialty, All-Newcomer/Freshman Teams Jevon Carter, Men’s Basketball, Coaches’ Big 12 All-Defensive Sh’Nia Gordon, Women’s Soccer, All-Big 12 Freshman Darius Hill, Baseball, All-Big 12 Freshman Tynice Martin, Women’s Basketball, All-Big 12 Freshman Lanay Montgomery, Women’s Basketball, Big 12 All-Defensive Bianca St. Georges, Women’s Soccer, All-Big 12 Freshman Ivan Vera, Baseball, All-Big 12 Freshman

Conference All-Tournament Teams Kadeisha Buchanan, Women’s Soccer, Big 12 Kyle Davis, Baseball, Big 12 Conner Dotson, Baseball, Big 12 Amanda Hill, Women’s Soccer, Big 12 KC Huth, Baseball, Big 12 Kirah Koshinski, Gymnastics, Big 12 Kailey Utley, Women’s Soccer, Big 12 Ross Vance, Baseball, Big 12 Devin Williams, Men’s Basketball, Big 12

Conference Major Awards Kadeisha Buchanan, Women’s Soccer, Big 12 Defensive Player of the Year Kirah Koshinski, Gymnastics, Big 12 Newcomer of the Year Nathan Howells, Men’s Swimming & Diving, Big 12 Scholar-Athlete of the Year Tynice Martin, Women’s Basketball, Big 12 Freshman of the Year Jaysean Paige, Men’s Basketball, Big 12 Sixth Man Award Garrett Spurgeon, Rifle, GARC Senior of the Year, GARC Shooter of the Year Bianca St. Georges, Women’s Soccer, Big 12 Co-Freshman of the Year Ginny Thrasher, Rifle, GARC Rookie of the Year

National Awards and Recognition Kadeisha Buchanan, Women’s Soccer, Missouri Athletic Club Hermann Trophy Finalist, 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup Best Young Player Award, BMO Canadian Female Player of the Year, Soccer Net News Women’s College Boot Award, Collegiate Women’s Sports Awards Honda Sport Award nominee, CONCACAF Female Player of the Year Award nominee, CONCACAF Female Best XI Defender Award nominee, TopDrawerSoccer.com Best XI First Team Bria Holmes, Women’s Basketball, Senior CLASS Award finalist Amanda Hill, Women’s Soccer, Senior CLASS Award finalist Ashley Lawrence, Women’s Soccer, Missouri Athletic Club Hermann Trophy Semifinalis, CONCACAF Female Best XI Midfielder Award nominee, TopDrawerSoccer.com Best XI Second Team Jaysean Paige, Men’s Basketball, Reese’s NABC Division I All-Stars Tynice Martin, Women’s Basketball, USBWA National Freshman of the Year finalist Jamie Merriam, Men’s Soccer, Senior CLASS Award finalist Devin Williams, Men’s Basketball, Allstate NABC Good Works Team nominee

Regional Awards Alan Cooke, Golf, 97th West Virginia Amateur Champion Kadeisha Buchanan, Women’s Soccer, NSCAA All-Central Region First Team Amanda Hill, Women’s Soccer, NSCAA All-Central Region Second Team


Darius Hill, Baseball, ABCA/Rawlings East All-Region First Team Bria Holmes, Women’s Basketball, WBCA All-Region 3 Team Ashley Lawrence, Women’s Soccer, NSCAA All-Central Region First Team Jaysean Paige, Men’s Basketball, USBWA All-District II Team Jon Ransone, Golf, U.S. Open Sectional Qualifier Hannah Stedman, Women’s Soccer, NSCAA All-Central Region Third Team Kailey Utley, Women’s Soccer, NSCAA All-Central Region First Team Devin Williams, Men’s Basketball, USBWA All-District II Team

Academic All-Conference First Team Darren Arndt, Football Aria Asselta, Rowing Hailey Barrett, Women’s Tennis Maggie Bedillion, Women’s Soccer Robyn Bernard, Gymnastics Madeline Bolin, Women’s Swimming & Diving Brandon Boone, Baseball Mackenzie Braden, Women’s Swimming & Diving Megan Brophy, Rowing Alisha Brownfield, Rowing Jevon Carter, Men’s Basketball Amy Cashin, Cross Country, Track & Field Lyn Yuen Choo, Women’s Tennis Allie Coates, Rowing Shaun Corso, Baseball Amelie Currat, Women’s Swimming & Diving Emily Deming, Rowing John DePalma, Football Alyssa Diehl, Cross Country Maggie Drazba, Cross Country Leah Emaus, Women’s Soccer Morgan Emter, Women’s Swimming & Diving Rachel Faulds, Cross Country Kelsey Frantz, Women’s Swimming & Diving Aidan Fumagalli, Men’s Swimming & Diving Gianna Gotterba, Volleyball Jordan Gillette, Gymnastics Jamiee Gillmore, Women’s Swimming & Diving Ross Glegg, Men’s Swimming & Diving Ray Guerrini, Baseball Brynn Harshbarger, Cross Country Susannah Hartlove, Rowing Amanda Hill, Women’s Soccer Elizabeth Hooper, Rowing Nathan Howells, Men’s Swimming & Diving Melissa Idell, Gymnastics, Jake Iotte, Men’s Swimming & Diving Elizabeth Kantak, Rowing Brianna Kerekes, Cross Country, Track & Field James Koval, Men’s Swimming & Diving Corinne Kule, Cross Country Jaida Lawrence, Gymnastics Carolina Lewis, Women’s Tennis Andrew Marsh, Men’s Swimming & Diving Celia Martinez De La Torree, Women’s Swimming & Diving Shamoya McNeil, Track & Field Joe Miller, Men’s Swimming & Diving Daxter Miles, Men’s Basketball Morgan Montgomery, Volleyball Louisa Morgan, Rowing Kaja Mrgole, Women’s Tennis Katie Murto, Women’s Swimming & Diving Tyler Orlosky, Football Millie Paladino, Cross Country Savanna Plombon, Cross Country, Track & Field Abbigail Rees, Rowing Lindsay Schmidt, Women’s Swimming & Diving Sydney Scott, Cross Country, Track & Field Habiba Shaker, Women’s Tennis Khairi Shariff, Football Hannah Shereve, Volleyball Jackson Sigman, Baseball Emma Skelley, Women’s Swimming & Diving Maxwell Spencer, Men’s Swimming & Diving Jacqueline Spiropoulos, Rowing Hannah Stone, Track & Field Paige Szabat, Cross Country Ross Vance, Baseball Kailey Utley, Women’s Soccer Bria Welker, Track & Field Rebecca Wendt, Track & Field Kelly Williams, Cross Country Track & Field Chris Williams, Golf Loren Williams, Women’s Swimming & Diving Second Team Nathan Adrian, Men’s Basketball Amanda Bowman, Gymnastics

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Kadeisha Buchanan, Women’s Soccer Alan Cooke, Golf Jackson Cramer, Baseball Frank Csonka, Men’s Swimming & Diving Kyle Davis, Baseball Sara Finfrock, Track & Field, Philomena Fiorenzi, Women’s Swimming & Diving Madelin Gardner, Track & Field Alexa Goldberg, Gymnastics Austin Green, Men’s Swimming & Diving Bria Holmes, Women’s Basketball Skyler Howard, Football Ashley Lawrence, Women’s Soccer Grant Lingafelter, Football Emma Luigard, Women’s Swimming & Diving Yvon Martinez, Women’s Tennis Zeke Moisey, Wrestling Zaakira Muhammad, Gymnastics Chris Nelson, Wrestling Nick O’Toole, Football Andrew Riebel, Men’s Swimming & Diving Bubba Scheffel, Wrestling Mason Short, Golf Devin Williams, Men’s Basketball

All-Big 12 Rookie Team Cole Austin, Baseball Jacob Brewer, Baseball Tanner Campbell, Baseball Michael Grove, Baseball Endy Morales, Baseball Alexis Brewer, Women’s Basketball Katrina Pardee, Women’s Basketball Yassemeen Sa’Dullah, Women’s Basketball Lauren Saiki, Women’s Basketball Olivia Seggie, Women’s Basketball Anna French, Cross Country Olivia Hill, Cross Country Tristan Nicholls, Golf Carly Galpin, Gymnastics Kirah Koshinski, Gymnastics Jaquie Tun, Gymnastics Tiara Wright, Gymnastics Madison Hrynda, Rowing Carly Ledbetter, Rowing Hannah Abraham, Women’s Soccer Laurel Carpenter, Women’s Soccer Patricia Fernandez, Women’s Soccer Vanessa Flores, Women’s Soccer Sh’Nia Gordon, Women’s Soccer Easther Mayi Kith, Women’s Soccer Amanda Saymon, Women’s Soccer Bianca St. Georges, Women’s Soccer Georgia Baldus, Women’s Swimming & Diving Marah Bieger, Women’s Swimming & Diving Emmott Blitch, Men’s Swimming & Diving Julia Calcut, Women’s Swimming & Diving Emilie Chambers, Women’s Swimming & Diving Drew Damich, Men’s Swimming & Diving Fernando Duenas, Men’s Swimming & Diving Lexi Glassmire, Women’s Swimming & Diving Sam Hall, Women’s Swimming & Diving Emma Harris, Women’s Swimming & Diving Adam Poe, Men’s Swimming & Diving Jake Preaskorn, Men’s Swimming & Diving Mary Smith, Women’s Swimming & Diving Jake Williams, Men’s Swimming & Diving Madelyn Woods, Women’s Swimming & Diving Paula Goetz, Tennis Abigail Roisello, Tennis Kirsten White, Tennis Danique Bryan, Track & Field Jordan Hess, Track & Field Chaqieta Robinson, Track & Field Connor Flynn, Wrestling

All-Big 12 Academic At-Large Team First Team Jad Arslan, Men’s Soccer Michael Bamsey, Rifle Ivo Cabral, Men’s Soccer Mike Desiderio, Men’s Soccer Jack Elliott, Men’s Soccer Elizabeth Gratz, Rifle Meelis Kiisk, Rifle Zak Leedom, Men’s Soccer Patrick Sunderman, Rifle Second Team Felix Angerer, Men’s Soccer Jamie Merriam, Men’s Soccer Jean-Pierre Lucas, Rifle

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Garrett Spurgeon, Rifle

Academic Momentum Award by the Scholar Baller

NSCAA Team Academic Award

Taylor Gill, Women’s Swimming & Diving, First Team

Women’s Soccer

Academic All-MAC

NSCAA Scholar All-America

Haydon Bennett, Men’s Soccer Ivo Cabral, Men’s Soccer Mike Desiderio, Men’s Soccer Jack Elliott, Men’s Soccer Zak Leedom, Men’s Soccer Louis Thomas, Men’s Soccer

Kailey Utley, Women’s Soccer, Third Team

CoSIDA Academic All-District II

Skyler Howard, Football, Offensive MVP

NSCAA Scholar All-East Region Amanda Hill, Women’s Soccer, Third Team Kailey Utley, Women’s Soccer, Second Team

Carly Black, Women’s Soccer Amy Cashin, Track & Field/Cross Country Jack Elliott, Men’s Soccer Elizabeth Gratz, Rifle, At-Large Amanda Hill, Women’s Soccer Nathan Howells, Men’s Swimming, At-Large Kailey Utley, Women’s Soccer Kelly Williams, Track & Field/Cross Country

Curtis Jones Jr. Award Terrell Chestnut

Ed Pastilong Award Jared Barber

Academic Awards

College Rifle Coaches Association (CRCA) Scholastic All-America Team Will Anti Michael Bamsey Elizabeth Gratz

Meelis Kiisk Jean-Pierre Lucas Garrett Spurgeon

Patrick Sunderman Ginny Thrasher

College Rowing Coaches Association (CRCA) National Scholar-Athletes Alisha Brownfield Emily Deming Elizabeth Hooper

Madison James Louisa Morgan Jacqueline Spiropoulos

College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) Scholar All-America Team Award West Virginia Women’s Swimming & Diving Team

College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) Scholar All-America Team Emmott Blitch, Honorable Mention Julia Calcut, Honorable Mention Amelie Currat, Honorable Mention Aidan Fumagalli, Honorable Mention Jaimee Gillmore, Honorable Mention Andrew Marsh, First Team Lindsay Schmidt, Honorable Mention Madelyn Woods, Honorable Mention

Mid-American Conference Distinguished Scholar Athletes Jack Elliott

NACGC/W Scholastic All-Americans Dayah Haley Jaida Lawrence

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Cactus Bowl MVPs

Erica Smith Maci Sump

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Carly Black, Women’s Soccer, Big 12 Conference’s Dr. Gerald Lage Academic Achievement Award John DePalma, Football, National Football Foundation Hampshire Honor Society Allie Diehl, Track & Field/Cross Country, Big 12 Conference’s Dr. Gerald Lage Academic Achievement Award Maggie Drazba, Track & Field/Cross Country, Big 12 Conference’s Dr. Gerald Lage Academic Achievement Award Taylor Gill, Women’s Swimming & Diving, Academic Momentum Award First Team Elizabeth Gratz, Rifle, WVU GARC Scholar-Athlete of the Year Peyton Hampson, Track & Field/Cross Country, Big 12 Conference’s Dr. Gerald Lage Academic Achievement Award Amanda Hill, Women’s Soccer, Big 12 Conference’s Dr. Gerald Lage Academic Achievement Award, 2016 Order of Augusta, WVU Foundation Outstanding Scholar Big 12 Dr. Prentice Gautt Postgraduate Scholarship Brianna Kerekes, Track & Field/Cross Country, Big 12 Conference’s Dr. Gerald Lage Academic Achievement Award Corinne Kule, Track & Field/Cross Country, Big 12 Conference’s Dr. Gerald Lage Academic Achievement Award Katie Murto, Women’s Swimming & Diving, Big 12 Conference’s Dr. Gerald Lage Academic Achievement Award, Big 12 Dr. Prentice Gautt Postgraduate Scholarship Sydney Scott, Track & Field/Cross Country, Big 12 Conference’s Dr. Gerald Lage Academic Achievement Award Hannah Shreve, Volleyball, Big 12 Conference’s Dr. Gerald Lage Academic Achievement Award, WVU Foundation Outstanding Senior Kelly Williams, Women’s Track & Field, Big 12 Scholar-Athlete of the Year

Big 12 Athlete of the Year Nominees Kadeisha Buchanan, Football Tyler Orlosky, Football

Big 12 Sportsperson of the Year Nominees Avery Schneider, Men’s Golf

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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. Since his appointment, Butts has compiled a 65-42-1 (.606) career record with the Mountaineers. He has led them to four appearances at the NCAA Regional Championships and a program best, second-place showing at the 2015 Big 12 Gymnastics Championship. Butts guided the Mountaineers back into the national rankings in 2016, as the team was nationally ranked six of the last nine weeks of the season, marking the squad’s first national ranking since March 18, 2013. The Mountaineers finished the season ranked No. 3 in the Southeast Region, the team’s highest position of the year. Following its 2016 opener, WVU hit 195.0 or better in 11 straight contests, marking the first time since 2004, and only the second time in program history, the squad scored 195.0+ in all but one of its regular-season meets. The Mountaineers finished with an 11-8 overall record (1-5 Big 12). The Mountaineers put together a solid list of “firsts” in Butts’ fifth season, including scoring 196.0 or better in back-to-back meets for the first time since 2013 and earning their first national ranking since March 18, 2013 (No. 22 in the Jan. 25 Road to Nationals Rankings). Additionally, freshman Kirah Koshinski earned the program’s first regular season All-America honor, as she was named to the NACGC/W All-America Second Team for vault. Koshinski also claimed the Big 12 Newcomer of the Year honor, the first major Big 12 postseason award for a Mountaineer gymnast. A fivetime Big 12 Newcomer of the Week honoree, she also was named to the All-Big 12 Gymnastics Vault Team and the All-Big 12 Championship Team. The WVU gymnastics program set a new academic standard under Butts in 2016, too, as eight gymnasts were named Scholastic All-Americans by the NACGC/W. The accolades were the most for the program since 2011. Additionally, a conference-best seven gymnasts landed on the Academic All-Big 12 Gymnastics Team. The honors matched a program record, hit for the third straight season. 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. 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 all-around 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 recognition, also an increase from five in 2013.

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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 10thbest 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. 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.

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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. As the primary bars coach, Butts produced three EAGL individual bars champions, including 2011 outright winner Amy Bieski. He also guided Mehgan Morris to backto-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.

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Butts also helped Chelsi Tabor attain the second-best EAGL vault RQS of 9.855. The mark ranked 10th in the region and 47th nationally. The Mountaineers finished ranked first on floor and second on bars and vault in the EAGL in 2009; they were nationally ranked 17th and 21st on vault and bars, respectively. Butts helped guide Morris to a fifth place all-around finish at the 2009 NCAA Southeast Regional Championship and a qualification for the NCAA Championship. Additionally, she not only repeated as the EAGL bars and floor champion, but she also won the allaround 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.


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The 2016 squad was very consistent, scoring 195.0 or better in all but two meets. How does this year’s team replicate that consistency and improve upon it? Doak: We need to clean up. We have the skills, and now we have to clean up. That’s our biggest goal right now. Butts: The skills are there. We have 10.0 vaults, we have E tumbling passes and dismounts and D releases on uneven bars. When you look at it on paper, we should be ranked within the top 15 this year. Doak: The difficulty is there - we need to execute and clean up. Butts: This team doesn’t make me nervous. They are so calm and cool in practice. Is there one gymnast who will lead the team this season? KirahKOSHINSKI

The team’s theme this season is ‘Rise Up.’ How are you going to put that theme into action, and how will it motivate the program this year? Associate head coach Travis Doak: The underlying basis is that this coaching staff hopes the team is going to rise up to each challenge it faces this year. We are going to expect more from the team this season, and we hope they’re going to continue to push. We have the depth this season, and we want to see this team rise to the challenge. Head Coach Jason Butts: There’s a new Mountaineer standard for this team, and we expect every gymnast to rise to the challenge and meet the bar we’ve set. Assistant Coach Kaylyn Millick: So far, everyone is responding really well to this change. It’s great to see! You indicated at the end of the 2016 season that you were going to use the team’s performance at the NCAA Tuscaloosa Regional Championships as a motivator throughout preseason training. Has the team been motivated to improve upon that fifth-place showing since you gath

ered as a group in September? Butts: Yes, for sure. The team is already saying that it is going to the National Championships this year. They are approaching the championships as if it’s not an option not to qualify. Maybe that’s setting the bar high, but I like that mentality. We’ll have the ‘home gym’ advantage this year, as we host the NCAA Morgantown Regional Championships in April, and I certainly believe we have the team to qualify for the national championships. Millick: Every gymnast believes this year. In past years, I think some gymnasts were afraid to admit that they wanted to move through to the national championships because they didn’t believe in themselves. Not this group. They want it. They know their chance is in front of them, and they see that this team is good enough to qualify. Butts: So many of our underclassmen have competed at the Junior Olympic National Championships – they are used to qualifying for the highest championship, and they want to continue that at WVU. Success breeds success.

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Butts: I would have to say juniors Robyn Bernard and Zaakira Muhammad have very much stepped-up into our leadership role this year. Doak: Those two are going to do big things this year. Butts: Our seniors have been doing an incredible job, too. Alexa (Goldberg) has really grown as a leader, and Brooklyn (Doggette) keeps every gymnast on this team accountable for her own success. Doak: We’re pleased with all our returning upperclassmen, and I think they’re each going to have a big impact on this team this year. Millick: Just going off the past seasons, now that we do not name team captains, each gymnasts is getting used to stepping up when needed. Everyone uses her own strengths to carry the team. Butts: We are one cohesive unit right now, and that should bode well for the competition season.

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The program has been very excited about this freshman class. What sort of contributions are you expecting from these five gymnasts this season? Doak: They are all capable of competing this season. Millick: They are really fueling this team’s fire this season. They are a competitive group. They come into Cary Gym each day and get their work done. They’re cohesive, and they set the tone for the rest of the team. Butts: Julia (Merwin) and Chloe (Cluchey) have stood out a lot. One of your goals as a staff has been to bring the fun back to gymnastics. Do you think the 2017 team is the perfect blend of fun, skill and competitiveness? Butts: I think we have it! Millick: I think you’re going to see a fun team who is going to get the job done. We’ve toned down the ‘crazy’ a bit this year. This team enjoys what it doing, but when it’s time to get down to business, everyone is focused. I think that’s going to take us to the next step – this is what we have been building toward over the last few seasons. Butts: We’re circling the wagons this year. We’re focused on ourselves and this program. I like where we’re going – we are in a ‘West Virginia bubble,’ and we’re going to ignore all outside distractions.

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This year’s schedule features minimal, stress-free travel and an impressive list of teams who will travel to compete at the WVU Coliseum. What do you like about the 2017 slate? Butts: I’m really excited about the home schedule, but I think I’m even more excited about our travel schedule. All but two of our away meets are bus trips, and we’ll be coming back right after the competition. I like the gyms we’ll compete in, and I think there is potential to earn a lot of great road scores this year. I’m excited about it. Millick: We traveled extensively last season, and the team handled the challenge very well. I think it will be nice this season to have a few local road trips. I’m anxious to see how the team feels late in the season – I think they’ll be a bit more refreshed. What sort of bonus does this team receive hosting the NCAA Regional Championships in April? Butts: It’s a luxury to host that meet in the WVU Coliseum. It feels like just another home competition. The team is excited about the championships.

What advantage does this team receive competing inside the newly-renovated WVU Coliseum? Butts: It’s an incredible environment. I’m so excited for the renovations, not just for our fans but also for the student-athletes. When the gymnasts walk in on meet day, there is excitement in the atmosphere provided by the Coliseum facelift. I think it’s exciting for visiting teams, too. The WVU Coliseum is an incredible facility to compete in, and we look forward to every home meet. The WVU Athletic Department enjoyed a very successful fall season. How excited is your team to add to that success? Doak: We compete in a state-of-the-art facility and within a great athletic department. I want to get this season started, and I can’t wait to turn fans’ heads, similar to what women’s soccer and football achieved. Millick: It’s fun to finally see this team rise to the competitive level of the Big 12 Conference. We had so much success in the East Atlantic Gymnastics League (EAGL), and it’s exciting to see us get on the same level as the other teams in this conference. This is the fifth year for us in the Big 12 Conference, and we’re ready to go. Doak: This is our year. We made an impact with our consistency last year, and now it’s time to clean up. We’re excited to get the season started.


Travis Doak enters his ninth year at his alma mater and his third 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 has made seven total NCAA Regional Championship appearances, earned one conference title and compiled an overall record of 112-69-1 (.618). In his eighth season with the Mountaineers, Doak helped lead the Mountaineers back into the national rankings in 2016, as the team was nationally ranked six of the last nine weeks of the season, the program’s first national ranking since March 18, 2013. The team tallied 195.0 or better in 11 straight contests, and finished with an 11-8 overall record (1-5 Big 12). Included in the squad’s high scores was a 49.575 floor mark in wins over Ohio State and Bowling Green, on March 6, at the WVU Coliseum. The mark is the third-best score in program history. Individually, Doak helped freshman Kirah Koshinski earn NACGC/W All-America Second Team honors for vault. The Big 12 Newcomer of the Year, she finished third on the event at the Big 12 Championship and claimed AllBig 12 Gymnastics Vault Team and All-Big 12 Championship Team honors. The Mountaineers finished third at the Big 12 Gymnastics Championship with a 195.925 mark and placed fifth at the NCAA Tuscaloosa Regional Championships. 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 second-place 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 149-1 (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.

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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.

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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.

Integral in the development of Sloanhoffer, the rookie finished with nine EAGL weekly honors and first-team recognition on vault, floor and beam. She finished the year ranked No. 1 in the league on beam and vault, and No. 4 on floor; she also ranked nationally No. 17, No. 37 and No. 48, respectively, on eah apparatus.

Doak was integral in the success of the Mountaineers’ vault and floor lineup in 2013, as both units were nationally ranked each week but one. Jaida Lawrence concluded the year nationally ranked No. 43 on vault, and Alaska Richardson ranked No. 48 on floor. Additionally, he helped lead Kaylyn Millick and Sloanhoffer to respective No. 27 and No. 42 all-around rankings.

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.

Lawrence earned the program’s first All-Big 12 honor, as she was named to the vault team, while Millick earned a spot on the All-Big 12 Championship Team for her second-place finish in the all-around. Under Doak, the Mountaineers have secured 51 all-conference honors, including 30 All-EAGL First Team awards, two gymnast of the year distinctions and two outstanding senior gymnast nods.

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.

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.

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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 third 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. Millick was instrumental in the program’s progress in 2016, her second season with the team. She helped guide the squad back into the national rankings, and the Mountaineers spent six of the last nine weeks of the season ranked, the team’s first national ranking since March 18, 2013. The squad also earned scores of 195.0 or better in 11 straight contests and finished with an 11-8 overall record (1-5 Big 12). The team’s floor lineup was consistent and strong throughout the season and tallied scores of 49.0+ nine times, including a season-high 49.575 in wins over Bowling Green and Ohio State on March 6. The score is the third-highest mark in program history. Millick also helped coach freshman Kirah Koshinski to NACGC/W All-America Second Team accolades on vault. She also claimed the Big 12 Newcomer of the Year honor, as well as All-Big 12 Gymnastics Vault Team and All-Big 12 Championship Team honors. 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 regional-record 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 alltime 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.

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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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Photo Roster ............................................... 47 Brooklyn Doggette ..................................... 48 Alexa Goldberg ........................................... 50 Robyn Bernard ........................................... 52 Jordan Gillette ............................................ 54 Zaakira Muhammad ................................... 56 Carly Galpin ................................................ 58 Kirah Koshinski ........................................... 60 Kelsey Sorrenson ....................................... 62 Jaquie Tun .................................................. 64 Tiara Wright ................................................ 66 Chloe Cluchey/Kassidy Cumber ................ 68 Erica Fontaine/Abby Kaufman .................... 69 Julia Merwin ............................................... 70


2016 GYMNASTICS ROSTER

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Club Gym

Robyn Bernard**

AA 5-7 Jr. Silver Spring, Md.

Chloe Cluchey

AA 5-4 Fr. Woodbridge, Va.

Kassidy Cumber

AA 5-2 Fr. Virginia Beach, Va.

AA 5-5 Fr. Gaithersburg, Md.

Carly Galpin*

AA 5-3 So. Boonsboro, Md.

Jordan Gillette**

AA 5-2 Jr. Natrona Heights, Pa.

Alexa Goldberg***

AA 5-0 Sr. Ivyland, Pa.

Head Coach: Jason Butts (Sixth season)

Jaquie – Jack-ee Kirah – KEER-uh Tiara – tee-AIR-uh Zaakira – za-KEER-uh

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Kirah Koshinski*

AA 5-0 So. Berwick, Pa.

Northeast Gymnastics

Gymstrada Gymnastics School

Julia Merwin

AA 5-4 Fr. Frederick, Md.

Frederick Gymnastics

Zaakira Muhammad** AA 5-4 Jr. Pennsauken, N.J.

Hill’s Gymnastics Frederick Gymnastics X-Cel Gymnastics

Central Bucks School of Gymnastics

Prestige Gymnastics

TNT Elite Gymnastics

Kelsey Sorrenson

AA 5-2 So. Summerville, S.C. Gymnastics Academy of South Carolina

Jaquie Tun* 

AA 5-0 So. Chattanooga, Tenn.

Gymnastics Center of Chattanooga

Tiara Wright*

AA 5-5 So. Wilmington, Del.

Parkettes National Gymnastics Center

* letters earned

Associate Head Coach: Travis Doak (Ninth season)

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Event Ht. Yr. Hometown AA 5-6 Fr. York, Pa.

Brooklyn Doggette* AA 5-1 Sr. Pickerington, Ohio Buckeye Gymnastics Erica Fontaine

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Abby Kaufman

Hills Gymnastics

Assistant Coach: Kaylyn Millick (Third season)

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Pennsylvania – 4 Maryland – 4 Virginia – 2 Delaware – 1

New Jersey – 1 Ohio – 1 South Carolina – 1 Tennessee – 1


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JaquieTUN

TiaraWRIGHT

Jason BUTTS

Travis DOAK

Kaylyn MILLICK

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BROOKLYN Doggette 5-1, SENIOR PICKERINGTON, OHIO

Beautiful, artistic style that stands out at WVU … sets the standard for team work ethic … demonstrates impeccable consistency on balance beam … enjoyed a solid sophomore season, her first collegiate action … strength is on bars and beam … only gymnast to compete beam each meet in 2015 and not record a fall … Mountaineer legacy, as her mother competed gymnastics and her father played football.

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Club Gymnastics

ƒƒNACGC/W Scholastic All-America

ƒƒLevel 10 gymnast at Buckeye Gymnastics

ƒƒDid not see competitive action

ƒƒTwo-time Junior Olympics National Team qualifier

2014-15 Sophomore ƒƒAcademic All-Big 12 Gymnastics Second Team ƒƒEarned Sally Medrick Award for Most Improved Gymnast ƒƒCompeted in all 12 meets and saw action on uneven bars and balance beam in 10 competitions ƒƒOpened the beam lineup in the last six meets of the season ƒƒEarned eight top-10 finishes, including a career best, fourth-place finish on balance beam with a careerhigh 9.825 mark against No. 11 Penn State (3/8) ƒƒDay against PSU also included a career-high 9.8 score on bars ƒƒMatched career-best beam score with a 9.825 showing at the 2015 NCAA Morgantown Regional Championships (4/4) ƒƒBars (9.6) and beam (9.656) season averages were fourth-best marks on team

2013-14 Freshman ƒƒDid not see competitive action

ƒƒFinished fifth on uneven bars and sixth in the allaround at the 2013 Region 5 Championships ƒƒFinished seventh on bars and 13th on vault, beam and in the all-around at the 2010 Junior Olympic National Invitational Tournament ƒƒRegion 5 National Team member and finished second in the all-around at the 2009 and 2010 regional championships ƒƒThird place, all-around, 2010 Ohio State Championships

Personal ƒƒDaughter of Cecil and Becky Doggette ƒƒIs engaged to Jason McMurray and has one son, Jett ƒƒHas two sisters and one brother ƒƒBirthday is November 15 ƒƒAttended Pickerington High Central ƒƒMajoring in child development and family studies ƒƒFather played defensive back for WVU (1990-91), and mother is former Mountaineer gymnast Becky Morrison (1993-94) ƒƒPresident’s List ƒƒDean’s List ƒƒBig 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll ƒƒGarrett Ford Academic Honor Roll

Career Statistics Year Meets AA Total Points 2015 12 0 211.875

Brooklyn Doggette’s Career Highs

Uneven Bars 9.8 vs. Penn State 3/8/15 Balance Beam 9.825 vs. Penn State 3/8/15 2015 NCAA Regional Championships (Morgantown, W.Va.) 4/4/15

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ALEXAGoldberg 5-0, SENIOR IVYLAND, PA.

Proved dependable as an all-around competitor in 2016 and could again see time in all four lineups … has transitioned into a team leader … confidence grows each season … one of the team’s top in-meet competitors … phenomenal bars routine is one of the highest scoring in nation … ranks No. 3 in program history with eight career bars scores of 9.9 or better … competes aggressively on all four events … dynamic on floor … steady, consistent beam worker … has a ‘wow’ factor … invested in team’s success.

2015-16 Junior

ƒƒJoseph Medrick Award honoree as team’s top all-around gymnast ƒƒCompeted in all 13 meets, nine as an all-arounder, scored 39.0 or better six times and earned a team-best 447.9 points ƒƒFinished the year ranked No. 44 nationally on the uneven bars with a 9.87 RQS ƒƒEarned career highs on three events: vault (9.75), floor (9.95) and the all-around (39.325) ƒƒPaced the team with nine event victories, pushing her team-best career total to 22 ƒƒRanked second on the team with 21 podium finishes, pushing her team-best career total to 41 ƒƒHit for 9.9+ on bars and floor a combined six times ƒƒFinished third in the all-around at No. 16 Denver (1/9) with a 38.975 score; finish included a third-place showing on bars (9.85) ƒƒReached the podium three times against No. 18 New Hampshire (1/17), winning the all-around (39.225), bars (9.9) and floor (9.95); the bars and floor marks were career highs ƒƒPlaced second in the all-around against William & Mary (1/24) with a 39.125 mark; also finished first on bars (9.875), second on beam (9.775) and third on floor (9.85) ƒƒPaced the Mountaineers and finished second overall on bars at Iowa State (2/5) with a 9.825 mark ƒƒTied for third place on bars and floor at No. 4 Alabama (2/14) with 9.85 scores ƒƒReturned to the all-around competition against No. 22 Kentucky (2/21) and finished second with a 39.2 score; day included a win on bars with a season-high 9.9 ƒƒPlaced third at the Unite for Her Pink Invite (2/26) with a 39.1 score; also finished second on floor with a 9.9 score ƒƒEarned second career all-around win with a career-high 39.325 score against Ohio State and Bowling Green (3/6); day included wins on bars and floor with matching 9.9 scores ƒƒScored 9.875 on bars and earned win against Pitt (3/11); also tied for floor win with 9.875 score ƒƒTallied a career-high vault score of 9.75 at Pitt (3/13) ƒƒPaced the team on bars with a season average of 9.806 and ranked No. 2 with a 9.828 floor average; also earned season averages of 9.688 on beam and 9.62 on vault

2014-15 Sophomore

ƒƒEnjoyed 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 ƒƒSeason point total pushed her past the career 500-point threshold ƒƒPaced the team with 12 podium finishes, including a team-best eight victories, with seven wins coming on uneven bars ƒƒSet career highs on all four events, as well as in the all-around ƒƒDid not drop a score on bars or beam all season ƒƒEarned 15 scores of 9.8 or better ƒƒScored below 9.85 on bars only three times ƒƒBig 12 Gymnast of the Week (3/17) ƒƒOpened season with an outright win on bars at Maryland (1/9) with a 9.85 score ƒƒTied for second on bars at No. 15 Ohio State with No. 5 Michigan (1/17) with a 9.875 mark ƒƒWon bars outright against No. 23 Iowa State and No. 25 George Washington (1/25), scoring 9.85

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ƒƒMade career all-around debut at NC State (1/31) and won bars with a 9.85 score ƒƒTallied 38.775 in second career all-around appearance and placed second overall against Denver (2/13); also won bars with a 9.875 score ƒƒScored 9.85 on floor and finished second in home quad-meet against Maryland, New Hampshire and Rutgers (2/22) ƒƒTied for bars win at Pitt (2/28) with 9.85 ƒƒScored 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 ƒƒEarned 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 ƒƒTallied a career-high 9.85 on beam at the 2015 NCAA Morgantown Regional (4/4) and tied for 11th place ƒƒPosted team’s top bars season average (9.825); also ranked No. 2 on beam (9.75) and No. 4 on floor (9.733)

2013-14 Freshman

ƒƒCompeted in 11 meets with the team as a two-event specialist and also qualified for the NCAA Athens Regional Championships on the uneven bars ƒƒTallied 223.35 points, the fifth-best total on team ƒƒEarned eight podium finishes, the third-best total on team, including five wins on bars ƒƒScored 9.8 or better on bars nine times ƒƒBig 12 Newcomer of the Week (1/21) ƒƒOpened 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 ƒƒIn first career road meet, stuck bars routine at Maryland (1/17) for the event win ƒƒFinished first on bars against NC State (1/26) with 9.825 score; also earned a 9.825 on floor ƒƒScored 9.8 on floor against George Washington and Towson (2/2) and tied for third place ƒƒTied for second on bars at Iowa State (2/7) with a 9.85 mark ƒƒVictorious on bars against Pitt (2/14) with a 9.825 showing ƒƒTook the bars win in the team’s upset victory over No. 22 Ohio State (3/2) with a 9.9 score ƒƒCompeted 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 ƒƒFinished season ranked No. 50 nationally, No. 7 in the Big 12, with a 9.87 RQS ƒƒBars season average of 9.767 ranked No. 2 on team; also owned 9.65 season average on floor

Club Gymnastics

ƒƒLevel 10 gymnast at Central Bucks Gym ƒƒSix-time Junior Olympics National Team qualifier ƒƒFinished fourth on uneven bars at the 2013 Junior Olympics National Championships ƒƒPlaced fifth on vault and beam at the 2013 Region 7 Championships ƒƒFinished first on bars and second in the all-around and on floor at the 2013 Pennsylvania State Championships ƒƒFinished fourth in the all-around at the 2012 Region 7 Championships ƒƒWon the uneven bars at the 2011 Region 7 Championships


ƒƒFinished second on the uneven bars at the 2011 Junior Olympics National Championships and 2011 Pennsylvania State Championships ƒƒFinished second in the all-around at the 2012 and 2011 Pennsylvania State Championships

Personal

ƒƒDaughter of David and Holly Goldberg ƒƒHas one sister ƒƒBirthday is July 11 ƒƒAttended Council Rock High North ƒƒMajoring athletic coaching education ƒƒDean’s List ƒƒBig 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll ƒƒGarrett Ford Academic Honor Roll

Career Statistics Year Meets AA Total Points 2016 13 9 447.9 2015 11 2 321.7 2014 12 0 223.35 Total 36 11 992.95

Career Highs Vault 9.75 Uneven Bars 9.95 Balance Beam 9.85 Floor Exercise 9.95 All-Around 39.325

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ROBYNBernard 5-7, JUNIOR SILVER SPRING, MD.

Coaches believe she possesses the talent and skill to score well on all four events … should transition easily into a leadership role as a junior … confidence allows her to compete improved gymnastics and focus on small details … counted on as a consistent vaulter … will be ready to compete in the all-around, should the need arise … one of the most mature student-athletes on team … potential is limitless … fantastic practice habits help her excel on meet day.

2015-16 Sophomore

Club Gymnastics

ƒƒ NACGC/W Scholastic All-America

ƒƒ Four-year level 10 gymnast at Hill’s Gymnastics

ƒƒ Academic All-Big 12 Gymnastics First Team

ƒƒ Four-time Junior Olympic National Championships qualifier

ƒƒ Competed in all 12 meets as a two-event specialist on vault and uneven bars ƒƒ Finished fifth on the team with 261.4 points ƒƒ Set career highs on vault (9.875) and bars (9.775) ƒƒ Did not drop a score on bars ƒƒ Scored a career-high 9.875 on vault at No. 4 Alabama (2/14) and finished in third place, her first career podium finish ƒƒ Hit for a career-high 9.775 on bars against Ohio State and Bowling Green (3/6) ƒƒ Finished with season averages of 9.733 on vault and 9.683 on bars

2014-15 Freshman

ƒƒ 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 ƒƒ Placed ninth in the all-around and on vault and beam at the 2014 Region 7 Championships ƒƒ Won beam and finished second in the allaround and on bars at the 2012 Maryland State Championships

Personal ƒƒ Daughter of Ed and Jacqueline Bernard ƒƒ Has one brother ƒƒ Birthday is March 9

ƒƒ Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team ƒƒ Competed in all but one meet and saw time on vault, uneven bars and balance beam ƒƒ Finished seventh on the team with 192.75 points ƒƒ Scored 9.75 or better on vault five times ƒƒ Earned five top-10 finishes, including a secondplace finish on vault at Pitt (2/28) with a 9.775 mark

ƒƒ Member of the Science Honor Society, Art National Society and English National Society at Sherwood High ƒƒ Majoring in exercise physiology ƒƒ Dean’s List ƒƒ Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll ƒƒ Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll

ƒƒ Appeared in the bars lineup six times and did not drop a score ƒƒ Was first Mountaineer to compete in 2015, as she opened the beam rotation at Maryland (1/9) ƒƒ Tallied 9.8 in vault debut at Ohio State (1/17) ƒƒ Earned a career-high 9.7 on bars at New Hampshire (2/8) ƒƒ Scored a career-best 9.825 on vault at the 2015 NCAA Morgantown Regional Championships (4/4) ƒƒ Finished with season averages of 9.73 on vault, 9.564 on bars and 9.5 on beam

Career Statistics Year Meets AA Total Points 2016 13 0 261.4 2015 11 0 192.75 Totals 24 0 454.15

Career Highs Vault 9.875 Uneven Bars 9.775 Balance Beam 9.5

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at Alabama at Ohio State and Bowling Green at Maryland at Ohio State with Michigan vs. Iowa State

2/14/16 3/6/16 1/9/15 1/17/15 1/25/15


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JORDAN Gillette 5-2, JUNIOR NATRONA HEIGHTS, PA.

Hard worker … continues to gain strength on all events … expected to compete a new, upgraded floor routine … coaches impressed with work ethic … embraces Mountaineer legacy and is self-motivated to always improve … 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.

2015-16 Sophomore ƒƒAcademic All-Big 12 Gymnastics First Team ƒƒCompeted in all 13 meets as a multi-event specialist and saw time on floor in 12 competitions ƒƒHit for a career high on all three events: bars (9.775), beam (9.875) and floor (9.875) ƒƒEarned 11 top-10 finishes and finished sixth on team with 259.75 points ƒƒTied for second on floor against No. 18 New Hampshire (1/17) with a 9.85 mark ƒƒReturned to the beam lineup at Iowa State (2/5) and earned the event win with a career-high 9.875 score ƒƒStellar in career bars debut, scoring a season-best 9.775 at No. 2 Oklahoma (2/7) ƒƒSet floor career high with 9.875 showing against Ohio State and Bowling Green (3/6) ƒƒEarned season averages of 9.765 on floor, 9.556 on bars and 9.446 on beam

2014-15 Freshman ƒƒAcademic All-Big 12 Rookie Team ƒƒCompeted in last 10 meets and saw time on balance beam and floor exercise in six

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

Club Gymnastics ƒƒ Six-year level 10 gymnast at X-Cel Gymnastics ƒƒFour-time Junior Olympics national qualifier ƒƒFinished second on floor at the 2014 Region 7 Championships ƒƒ2014 Pennsylvania state beam champion; also finished second on floor ƒƒScored 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 ƒƒDaughter of Jeffrey and Janet Gillette ƒƒHas one sister ƒƒBirthday is April 17

ƒƒDid not drop a score on balance beam in 10 appearances

ƒƒHonor roll student at Highland High

ƒƒTallied five scores of 9.8 or better

ƒƒBig 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll

ƒƒEarned 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 ƒƒCareer floor debut was a success, as she tallied a season-high mark of 9.8 at New Hampshire (2/8) ƒƒFinished third on beam in home quad-meet against New Hampshire, Maryland and Rutgers (2/22) with a 9.8 score

ƒƒMajoring in exercise physiology ƒƒDean’s List ƒƒGarrett Ford Academic Honor Roll

Career Statistics Year Meets AA Total Points 2016 13 0 259.75 2015 10 0 156.025 Totals 23 0 415.775

Career Highs Uneven Bars 9.775 at Oklahoma Balance Beam 9.875 at Iowa State Floor Exercise 9.875 vs. Ohio State and Bowling Green

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

Emerged as one of the team’s top performers in 2016 … a reworked balance beam routine should solidify her position as a consistent all-arounder … competes a big floor routine which is a proven fan favorite … has an unmatched ‘wow’ factor on team … one of the most consistent vaulters … also consistent on bars … big gymnastics should produce favorable scores … rarely found without a smile.

2015-16 Sophomore

2014-15 Freshman

ƒƒ Academic All-Big 12 Gymnastics Second Team

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

ƒƒ Linda Burdette-Good Award honoree as team’s Most Valuable Gymnast ƒƒ Competed in all 13 meets, four as an all-arounder, and earned 421.35 points, the second-best total on team ƒƒ Ranked No. 31 nationally on vault with a 9.875 RQS ƒƒ Tallied career-high scores on vault (9.9), beam (9.85), floor (9.95) and the all-around (39.325) ƒƒ Finished second on the team with six victories, including four on vault ƒƒ Tied for third place on bars at No. 16 Denver (1/9) with a 9.85 mark ƒƒ Finished second on vault (9.85) and third on bars (9.775) against No. 18 New Hampshire (1/17) ƒƒ Put forth incredible effort in career all-around debut against William & Mary (1/24), finishing first overall with a career-high 39.325 and also winning floor with a career-best 9.95; day also included secondplace showings on vault (9.85) and bars (9.8) ƒƒ Scored a career-high 9.9 on vault and won the event at Iowa State (2/5); also finished second on floor with a 9.825 mark ƒƒ Tied for third place on vault at No. 2 Oklahoma (2/7) with a 9.85 score ƒƒ Strong showing at No. 4 Alabama (2/14), earning a share of the vault win with a career-high 9.9 score and finishing third on bars and floor with 9.85 marks ƒƒ Placed second on vault (9.875) and floor (9.85) against No. 22 Kentucky (2/21) ƒƒ Finished third on vault at the Unite for Her Pink Invite (2/26) with a 9.875 ƒƒ Scored 39.275 in the all-around against Ohio State and Bowling Green (3/6) and finished second overall; day included a second-place showing on beam with a career-high 9.85 and third-place finishes on vault (9.825) and floor (9.9) ƒƒ Finished first overall against Pitt (3/11) with 39.05 mark; also placed second on vault (9.875) and third on floor (9.85) ƒƒ Landed on the podium three times at Pitt (3/13), winning vault (9.85), finishing second on bars (9.825) and placing third in the all-around (38.75) ƒƒ Ranked second on the team with vault and bars season averages of 9.85 and 9.785, respectively; also ranked No. 3 on floor with a 9.823 average

ƒƒ Finished third on the team with 10 podium appearances, including three wins ƒƒ Scored 9.8 or better on vault in all but three meets ƒƒ Exceptional in career debut, scoring 9.8 on vault at Maryland (1/9) and finishing in third place ƒƒ Tied for third place on bars at NC State (1/31) with a 9.775 mark ƒƒ 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 ƒƒ Finished third on vault against No. 18 Denver (2/13) with a 9.825 score ƒƒ Tied for vault win in home quad-meet against Maryland, Rutgers and New Hampshire (2/22) with 9.825 score ƒƒ Scored 9.775 on vault at Pitt (2/28), good enough for second place ƒƒ Tallied a career-high 9.9 on bars against No. 11 Penn State (3/8) and finished in third place ƒƒ 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 ƒƒ Ranked second on team on vault and bars with respective season averages of 9.81 and 9.646

Club Gymnastics ƒƒ Six-year level 10 gymnast at TNT Elite Gymnastics ƒƒ Three-time champion at the 2012 Junior Olympic National Championships, finishing first in the allaround, beam and floor ƒƒ Finished fourth on bars at the 2010 Region 7 Championships ƒƒ 2010 New Jersey State Championships floor champion; also finished fifth on bars and sixth in the all-around

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

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Career Statistics Year Meets AA Total Points 2016 13 4 421.35 2015 12 0 243.175 Total 25 4 664.525

Career Highs Vault 9.9 Uneven Bars 9.9 Balance Beam 9.85 Floor Exercise 9.95 All-Around 39.325

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at Iowa State at Alabama vs. Penn State vs. Ohio State and Bowling Green vs. William & Mary vs. William & Mary

2/5/16 2/14/16 3/8/15 3/6/16 1/24/16 1/24/16

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CARLYGalpin 5-3, SOPHOMORE BOONSBORO, MD.

Coaches pleased with improvement from freshman to sophomore seasons … consistently found a spot in the balance beam lineup as a freshman … expected to push for a spot in the floor lineup … hard worker … determined to stick every routine … easy-going personality.

2015-16 Freshman ƒƒAcademic All-Big 12 Rookie Team ƒƒCompeted in 10 meets and did not drop a score in nine balance beam lineup appearances ƒƒTallied three podium finishes ƒƒScored 9.8 or better on beam four times ƒƒAnchored the Mountaineers’ beam lineup against William & Mary (1/24) with a winning, career-best 9.875 mark ƒƒTied for third place on beam against Ohio State and Bowling Green (3/6) with a 9.825 score ƒƒRanked third on the team with a 9.706 balance beam season average

Club Gymnastics ƒƒThree-year level 10 gymnast at Frederick Gymnastics Club ƒƒTwo-time Junior Olympics National qualifier ƒƒFour-time Maryland state champion on balance beam ƒƒFinished second on floor, fifth on bars and 11th in the all-around at the 2015 Junior Olympic National Championships

ƒƒPlaced first on beam and 11th on bars at the 2015 Region 7 Level 10 Championships ƒƒFive 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 ƒƒFinished fourth on beam and 10th on bars at the 2014 Junior Olympics National Championships ƒƒPlaced third on bars at the 2014 Region 7 Level 10 Championships ƒƒFinished second on beam and in the all-around at the 2014 Maryland Level 10 State Championships

Personal ƒƒDaughter of Rob and Heather Galpin ƒƒHas two sisters and one brother ƒƒBirthday is July 30 ƒƒAttended Boonsboro High ƒƒMajoring in elementary education ƒƒDean’s List ƒƒBig 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll ƒƒGarrett Ford Academic Honor Roll

Career Statistics Year Meets AA Total Points 2016 10 0 96.55

Career Highs Balance Beam 9.875 vs. William & Mary Floor Exercise 9.2 at Denver with Southern Utah

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KIRAHKoshinski 5-0, SOPHOMORE BERWICK, PA.

Splashed onto the national scene as a freshman in 2016, earning NACGC/W All-America honors and the Big 12 Newcomer of the Year award … sixth Mountaineer gymnast to earn All-America status and first since 2007 … one of the NCAA’s top vaulters … could work her way into an all-around position … expected to compete a cleaner routine on balance beam … floor routine is exciting, fun to watch … incredibly talented and driven to see program succeed.

2015-16 Freshman ƒƒNACGC/W Scholastic All-America ƒƒAcademic All-Big 12 Rookie Team ƒƒFirst Mountaineer gymnast to earn a regular-season All-America honor, as she was named to the NACGC/W Regular Season All-America Vault Second Team ƒƒBig 12 Newcomer of the Year ƒƒAll-Big 12 Vault Team ƒƒAll-Big 12 Championship Team ƒƒCompeted in all 13 meets as a multi-event specialist and earned 343.875 points, the third-best mark on team ƒƒFive-time Big 12 Newcomer of the Week; first WVU gymnast to earn five career Big 12 weekly awards ƒƒRanked No. 12 nationally on vault with a 9.9 RQS ƒƒScored 9.8 or better in all but nine routines ƒƒEarned a team-best nine event wins – six on vault and three on floor – and did not drop a score on any event all year ƒƒTallied 21 podium finishes, the second-most on team ƒƒEarned 9.9 or better on vault five times, the 10thbest total in program history ƒƒSolid in collegiate debut, winning vault (9.875) and finishing third on beam (9.8) and floor (9.825) at No. 16 Denver with No. 24 Southern Utah (1/9) ƒƒScored 9.9 on vault in her WVU Coliseum career debut and placed first overall against No. 18 New Hampshire (1/17) ƒƒEarned third straight vault victory with a 9.9 showing against William & Mary (1/24); also finished second on floor (9.875) and third on beam (9.75) ƒƒTied for second place on vault at Iowa State (2/5) with a 9.85 ƒƒEarned a share of third place on vault at No. 2 Oklahoma (2/7) with a 9.85 score

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ƒƒFinished third on vault at the Big 12 Gymnastics Championship (3/19) with a 9.9 mark ƒƒNarrowly missed qualifying for the 2016 NCAA National Championships, finishing second on vault at the NCAA Tuscaloosa Regional (4/2) with a 9.875 score ƒƒPaced team on vault and floor with season averages of 9.875 and 9.848, respectively; also ranked No. 2 on team on beam with a 9.722 average

Club Gymnastics ƒƒ Five-year level 10 gymnast at Northeast Gymnastics, the same gym as Mountaineer great Amy Bieski ƒƒFour-time Junior Olympics National qualifier ƒƒ2015 Junior Olympics National floor champion; also finished second on vault and in the all-around ƒƒ2015 level 10 regional beam champion and finished second on vault and floor and in the all-around ƒƒ2014 Junior Olympics National all-around and balance beam third-place finisher ƒƒ2014 level 10 regional vault and floor runner-up ƒƒ2014 level 10 Pennsylvania State vault, floor and all-around champion ƒƒ2013 Junior Olympics National vault champion and floor runner-up ƒƒScored 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 ƒƒ2013 level 10 Pennsylvania all-around, vault and floor champion ƒƒ2012 Junior Olympics national vault champion and runner-up on floor

Personal

ƒƒEarned first career floor victory (9.875) and finished third on vault (9.85) against No. 22 Kentucky (2/21)

ƒƒ Daughter of Wayne and Amanda Koshinski

ƒƒScored a career-high 9.925 and finished first on vault at the Unite for Her Pink Invite (2/26)

ƒƒBirthday is March 6

ƒƒScored a career-high 9.95 on floor and tied for the win against Ohio State and Bowling Green (3/6); also finished third on vault with a 9.825 mark

ƒƒ Majoring in pre-communication studies

ƒƒMatched career-high vault score of 9.95 and finished first against Pitt (3/11; also tied for floor win with 9.875 mark

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ƒƒTied for first on vault (9.85) and second floor (9.9) at Pitt (3/13)

ƒƒ Has two sisters and one brother ƒƒ Attended Berwick High ƒƒ Dean’s List ƒƒ Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll ƒƒ Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll


Career Statistics Year Meets AA Total Points 2016 13 0 343.875

Career Highs Vault 9.925 Balance Beam 9.8 Floor Exercise 9.95

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Unite for Her Pink Invitational (Philadelphia) vs. Pitt at Denver with Southern Utah vs. New Hampshire vs. Ohio State and Bowling Green

2/26/16 3/11/16 1/9/16 1/17/16 3/6/16

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

Very athletic gymnast who should benefit from extensive offseason training … works hard so she can make an impact on the team … expected to push vault and floor lineups as a sophomore … belief in skill level should help her continued transition to collegiate gymnastics … consummate teammate and first to volunteer for community service.

2015-16 Freshman

Personal

ƒƒ Did not see competitive action

ƒƒ Daughter of Scott and Stephanie Sorrenson

Club Gymnastics

ƒƒ Birthday is August 21

ƒƒ Level 10 gymnast at Gymnastics Academy of Charleston ƒƒ Four-time Region 8 Championships qualifier ƒƒ Finished first on vault and fourth on floor at the 2015 Daytona Beach Open ƒƒ 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 ƒƒ Finished first on vault at the 2014 Charleston Cup

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ƒƒ Has two sisters ƒƒ Attended Fort Dorchester High ƒƒ Majoring in fashion dress & merchandising ƒƒ Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll ƒƒ Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll


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JAQUIETun 5-0, SOPHOMORE CHATTANOOGA, TENN.

Possesses strong skills on all four events and can easily slide into a lineup position when needed … proved that she can handle last-minute lineup changes as a freshman … extremely focused student-athlete … personality fits in well with team.

2015-16 Freshman

Personal

ƒƒ NACGC/W Scholastic All-America

ƒƒ Daughter of Jon and Kathy Tun

ƒƒ Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team

ƒƒ Has one brother and one sister

ƒƒ Competed in all 13 meets, eight as a two-event specialist

ƒƒ Birthday is June 29

ƒƒ Dropped only one bars score all year and earned 18 top-10 finishes ƒƒ Scored a career-high 9.75 on vault against No. 18 New Hampshire (1/17) ƒƒ Tallied a career-high 9.875 on bars at the Unite for Her Pink Invite (2/26) and finished second overall

ƒƒ Member of the National Honor Society at Chattanooga Christian School ƒƒ Majoring in graphic design ƒƒ Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll ƒƒ Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll

ƒƒ Earned a career-best 9.85 on floor at Pitt (3/3) ƒƒ Posted season averages of 9.737 on floor, 9.665 on bars and 9.469 on vault

Club Gymnastics ƒƒ Five-year level 10 gymnast at Gymnastics Center of Chattanooga ƒƒ Junior Olympics National Championships qualifier and 2013 uneven bars national champion ƒƒ Three-time level 10 all-around state champion (20008, 2013, 2014) ƒƒ Finished eighth on balance beam at the 2014 Region 8 Level 10 Championships ƒƒ Placed sixth on floor and 10th on beam at the 2013 Region 8 Level 10 Championships

Career Statistics Year Meets AA Total Points 2016 13 0 241.425

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TIARAWright 5-5, SOPHOMORE WILMINGTON, DEL.

Beautiful lines on each event … fantastic talent on the uneven bars … thrives in competitive settings … strong dance background makes her one to watch on beam and floor … charisma and grace helps her stand out … built a great work ethic at highly respected gym.

2015-16 Freshman ƒƒ Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team ƒƒ Competed in all 13 meets, five as a three-event specialist, and finished fourth on team with 271.95 points ƒƒ Tallied three event wins and ranked No. 4 on the team with six podium finishes ƒƒ Scored 9.8 or better on bars in the last seven meets of the season, and all but one bars score counted toward team total ƒƒ Earned a career-high 9.8 on floor in three of the last four meets of the season ƒƒ Strong showing in WVU Coliseum debut, scoring 9.875 on bars and finishing second overall against No. 18 New Hampshire (1/17) ƒƒ Scored 9.775 on bars and finished third overall against William & Mary (1/24) ƒƒ Tallied a career-high 9.9 on bars against Ohio State and Bowling Green (3/6) and tied for the event win ƒƒ Finished second on bars against Pitt (3/11) with a 9.825 score ƒƒ Put together a career-defining performance at Pitt (3/13), scoring career highs on all three events and winning bars (9.9) and beam (9.85); also tallied 9.8 on floor ƒƒ Ranked third on the team with a 9.763 bars season average; also posted averages of 9.686 on beam and 9.653 on floor

Club Gymnastics

ƒƒ Four-time Junior Olympics National Championships qualifier and 2012 uneven bars national champion ƒƒ Finished in 10th place on balance beam at the 2015 Junior Olympics National Championships ƒƒ 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 ƒƒ Tallied top-10 finishes on all four events and the all-around at the 2015 Pennsylvania Level 10 State Championships ƒƒ Earned three top-five finishes at the 2014 Region 7 Level 10 Championships, including a secondplace finish on bars, a third-place finish in the all-around and a fourth-place finish on beam ƒƒ Finished third in the all-around and fourth on bars at the 2014 Pennsylvania Level 10 State Championships ƒƒ Placed second on bars at the 2013 Junior Olympics National Invitational Tournament ƒƒ Won the bars title at the 2013 Region 7 Level 10 Championships

Personal ƒƒ Daughter of Myron and Monét Horsey ƒƒ Has three sisters and two brothers ƒƒ Birthday is July 18 ƒƒ Attended Bridgeway Academy ƒƒ Majoring in pre-psychology ƒƒ Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll ƒƒ Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll

ƒƒ Five-year level 10 gymnast at Parkettes National Gymnastics Center

Career Statistics Year Meets AA Total Points 2016 13 0 271.95

Career Highs Uneven Bars 9.9 Balance Beam 9.85 Floor Exercise 9.8

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vs. Ohio State and Bowling Green at Pitt at Pitt vs. Pitt at Pitt at Big 12 Gymnastics Championship (Frisco, Texas)

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2017

CHLOECluchey 5-4, FRESHMAN WOODBRIDGE, VA.

Club Gymnastics

ƒƒ Six-year level 10 gymnast at Capital Gymnastics ƒƒ Five-time Junior Olympic National Championships qualifier ƒƒ Finished sixth on vault and beam at the 2016 JO National Championships

Power gymnast who looks to compete immediately on several events …expected to impact the floor lineup right away … coaches don’t believe she has a weak event and should add depth in all four lineups … consistent, confident performer.

ƒƒ Uneven bars champion at the 2014 Virginia State Championships

ƒƒ Finished fifth on floor and 12th in the allaround at the 2012 Junior Olympic National Championships ƒƒ Owns personal bests of 9.75 on vault and floor and 37.925 in the all-around

ƒƒ 2016 Region 7 level 10 floor champion and also finished second in the all-around and on bars

ƒƒ Attended Woodbridge Senior High

ƒƒ Placed second on bars and third on vault and in the all-around at the 2016 Virginia State Championships

ƒƒ Daughter of Thomas and Melissa Cluchey

ƒƒ 2015 floor championship and bars runner-up at the Region 7 Level 10 Championships ƒƒ Finished second in the all-around at the 2015 Virginia State Championships

Personal ƒƒ Birthday is November 14 ƒƒ Has one twin brother ƒƒ Majoring in pre-dental hygiene

KASSIDYCumber 5-2, FRESHMAN VIRGINIA BEACH, VA.

Club Gymnastics

ƒƒ Four-year level 10 gymnast at Gymstrada Gymnastics School ƒƒ Two-time Junior Olympic National Championships qualifier, finishing ninth on floor exercise at the 2016 championships

Consistent competitor expected to be a force in the all-around … possesses attention-grabbing skills … hard-working mentality … coaches are excited to have her in the gym.

ƒƒ Placed second in the all-around and on the uneven bars at the 2016 Region 7 Level 10 Championships ƒƒ Finished second overall at the 2015 Junior Olympic National Invitational Tournament; meet included a second-place showing on floor and a third-place finish on balance beam ƒƒ Qualified for the 2015 Nastia Liukin Cup

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ƒƒ Thirteen-time Virginia State champion, most recently winning bars and beam and finishing second on floor and in the all-around at the 2016 Level 10 State Championships

ƒƒ Placed fourth in the all-around at the 2013 Region 7 Level 10 Championships ƒƒ Attended Kempsville High

Personal ƒƒ Daughter of David and Karen Cumber ƒƒ Birthday is June 11 ƒƒ Has one sister ƒƒ Majoring in exercise physiology


ERICAFontaine 5-5, FRESHMAN GAITHERSBURG, MD.

Club Gymnastics

ƒƒ Finished first on beam, second in the all-around and fifth on vault and bars at the 2014 Maryland Level 10 State Championships

ƒƒ Three year level 10 gymnast at Hill’s Gymnastics ƒƒ Three-time Junior Olympics National Championships qualifier

Potential to compete on all four events, but especially strong on balance beam … three-time JO National Championship qualifier … competed for Hill’s Gymnastics, same gym as current Mountaineer junior Robyn Bernard and former Mountaineer standout Dayah Haley … personality adds to great team dynamic in Cary Gym.

ƒƒ Two-time Maryland State Team member ƒƒ Owns career-high scores of 38.025 in the allaround, 9.725 on floor and 9.7 on beam

ƒƒ 2016 Region 7 level 10 balance beam and allaround champion; also finished third on vault and sixth on bars

ƒƒ Honor roll student at Gaithersburg High

ƒƒ Placed second on beam and third on bars and in the all-around at the 2016 Maryland Level 10 State Championships ƒƒ Finished second on floor, fourth on beam and in the all-around at the 2015 Region 7 Level 10 Championships

Personal ƒƒ Daughter of Lauri and Donald Fontaine ƒƒ Birthday is July 22 ƒƒ Has one brother

ƒƒ Won floor and all-around at the 2015 Maryland Level 10 Championships; also finished second on bars, third on vault and sixth on beam

ƒƒ Majoring in strategic communications

ABBY Kaufman

5-6, FRESHMAN YORK, PA.

Club Gymnastics

ƒƒ Five-year level 10 gymnast at Prestige Gymnastics ƒƒ Two-time Junior Olympic National Championships qualifier

Possesses elusive combination of grace and power … does not have a weak event and expected to compete in the all-around … hope is she can contribute to lineups immediately … coaches impressed by initiative and maturity.

ƒƒ Finished seventh on floor and eighth in the all-around at the 2016 Junior Olympics National Championships

ƒƒ Claimed bars and all-around titles at the Level 10 Junior Olympic NIT Championships

ƒƒ Graduated from the PA Cyber Charter School in three years

Personal

ƒƒ Daughter of Jeremy and Kelly Kaufman ƒƒ Birthday is May 5

ƒƒ Placed third on floor and in the all-around and fourth on beam and bars at the 2016 Region 7 Level 10 Championships

ƒƒ Has one brother ƒƒ Majoring in exercise physiology

ƒƒ Earned sixth place on floor at the 2015 JO National Championships ƒƒ Strong showing at the 2015 Region 7 Level 10 Championships, finishing second in the all-around, third on bars and fourth on beam and floor

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JULIAMerwin 5-4, FRESHMAN FREDERICK, MD.

Club Gymnastics

ƒƒ Four-year level 10 gymnast from Frederick Gymnastics Club, the same training center as current Mountaineer sophomore Carly Galpin ƒƒ 2016 Junior Olympics National Championships qualifier

Strong on each event, but especially skilled on vault … determined gymnast … should add depth to several lineups … has always known she wanted to be a Mountaineer gymnast.

ƒƒ Six-time Region 7 Championships qualifier ƒƒ Placed third on floor and vault at the 2016 Region 7 Level 10 Championships ƒƒ Finished fourth on vault and balance beam and in the all-around at the 2016 Level 10 Maryland State Championships ƒƒ State champion on floor and finished second in the all-around at the 2013 Maryland Level 10 State Championships

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ƒƒ Member of the Region 7 Eastern National Team

ƒƒ National Honor Society member at Governor Thomas Johnson High

Personal ƒƒ Daughter of Brock and Teresa Merwin ƒƒ Birthday is April 25 ƒƒ Has one brother ƒƒ Majoring in pre-sport and exercise psychology


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SENIORS Alexa GOLDBERG, Mackenzie MYERS AND Brooklyn DOGGETTE

SEASON Preview

Upperclassmen Ready to Lead

The Mountaineers will follow the lead of five upperclassmen this season: seniors Brooklyn Doggette and Alexa Goldberg, and juniors Robyn Bernard, Jordan Gillette and Zaakira Muhammad. Combined, the gymnasts have competed in 120 career meets.

Goldberg Chases Records, Milestones

Senior Alexa Goldberg has a chance to scribble her name throughout the WVU Gymnastics Record Book in 2017. A native of Ivyland, Pennsylvania, she enters the season with eight career bars scores of 9.9 or better, the third-best total in program history, and needs six more to match the program record of 14, set by Mehgan Morris (2006-09). Goldberg also ranks No. 17 in the record book with 11 career scores of 9.9 or better on any event. The program record is 48, set by TeShawne Jackson (2000-03). Goldberg is the team’s top returning point earner, as she tallied a squad-best 447.9 points in 2016. She is poised to hit the 1,000 career-point plateau in the team’s 2017 season opener on January 8, as she enters the meet with 992.95 career points to her name. Having competed in 36 meets, 11 in the all-around, Goldberg needs just 403.35 points to break onto the program’s all-time career points list. One of the nation’s top talents on the uneven bars, Goldberg ranks No. 2 in the record book with a career-high bars score of 9.95, hit on March 8, 2015.

All-American Back for Seconds

Kirah Koshinski experienced one of the best freshman campaigns in program history in 2016. The Berwick, Pennsylvania, native finished the year ranked No. 12 nationally on vault with a 9.9 regional qualifying score (RQS), earning her NACGC/W Regular Season All-America Vault Second Team accolades; she was the first Mountaineer gymnast to secure a regular season All-America honor.

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A five-time Big 12 Newcomer of the Week honoree, Koshinski claimed the Big 12 Newcomer of the Year award and finished third on the event at the conference championship with a 9.9 score, good enough for All-Big 12 Championship Team accolades. As a freshman, Koshinski paced the team on vault and floor with season averages of 9.875 and 9.848, respectively. She also ranked No. 2 on the team on beam with a 9.722 average. Koshinski is the only returning Mountaineer to not drop a score throughout the 2016 season. She ranks No. 10 in the program record book with five career vault scores of 9.9 or better.

Muhammad Marches Toward Podium

Junior Zaakira Muhammad is a near-lock for a podium finish every meet. The Team MVP one year ago, she paced the Mountaineers in 2016 with 25 podium finishes, including six event wins. Muhammad is one of the team’s top tumblers and should anchor the vault lineup. As a sophomore, she ranked No. 31 nationally with a 9.875 RQS. A native of Pennsauken, New Jersey, Muhammad finished second on the team in 2016 with 421.35 points. She ranks behind Goldberg with 664.525 points and needs 335.475 points to reach the 1,000 career-point plateau.

Freshmen Expected to Contribute Immediately

Five freshmen join the Mountaineers this season: Chloe Cluchey (Capital Gymnastics), Kassidy Cumber (Gymstrada Gymnastics School), Erica Fontaine (Hill’s Gymnastics), Abby Kaufman (Prestige Gymnastics) and Julia Merwin (Frederick Gymnastics Club). All five gymnasts qualified for the Junior Olympic National Championships in her senior club season, a first in WVU program history.


Challenging Home Meets Highlight Season Slate

Regional opponents and nationally ranked squads are sprinkled throughout the WVU gymnastic team’s 2017 schedule. The Mountaineers’ five-meet home slate at the WVU Coliseum is highlighted by a season-opening competition against reigning National Champion Oklahoma in January and the 2017 NCAA Morgantown Regional Championships in April. “I really like this schedule, as we’ll benefit from having each of our Big 12 Conference opponents travel to Morgantown this year,” Butts said. “We won’t be as fatigued from travel as we may have been in the past. Having said that, I think we still have a lot of great opportunities for strong, important road scores this year.” For the fifth straight season, the Mountaineers will open on the road, as the team travels to College Park, Maryland, for a dual-meet against the Terrapins on Sunday, Jan. 8. WVU will stay on the road and compete at Pitt on Friday, Jan. 13. The Mountaineers also will travel to Kent State, Towson and Ohio State in February before making a return trip to Pitt on March 3. The team closes its regular-season slate at Florida, the reigning Southeastern Conference champion and the fourth-place finisher at the 2016 NCAA National Championships.   Following the home season opener against the Sooners on Jan. 21, the Mountaineers will compete in the first quad-meet of 2017 with a competition against Denver, Towson and Temple at the WVU Coliseum on Sunday, Jan. 29. It marks the Mountaineers’ first home meet against the Pioneers as affiliate members of the Big 12 Conference. WVU also will play host to Iowa State and Maryland on Feb. 26, as well as Pitt, George Washington and Eastern Michigan on March 5.   For the second straight season, the Big 12 Gymnastics Championship will be held at the Dr. Pepper Arena, in Frisco, Texas, with this year’s meet set for Saturday, March 18. The Mountaineers finished third at last year’s championship with a 195.925 mark, the squad’s second-best mark at the conference championship.   The Mountaineers will return to Morgantown to play host to the 2017 NCAA Morgantown Regional Championships on Saturday, April 1, at 4 p.m. This will be the 10th regional championships WVU has played host to since 1983, and this year’s championship will be the third in Morgantown in five seasons.   “I’m so excited to bring a regional championship back to Morgantown, and I know the team is, too,” Butts concluded. “There are a lot of advantages to playing host to an NCAA regional, and I think we’re all looking forward to having our home crowd behind us.”   The NCAA National Championships are set for April 14-16, at the Chaifetz Arena, in St. Louis, Missouri.

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Schedule

Date Teams Sunday, Jan. 8 Maryland Friday, Jan. 13 Pitt Saturday, Jan. 21 Oklahoma* Sunday, Jan. 29 Denver*, Temple, Towson Saturday, Feb. 4 Kent State Sunday, Feb. 12 Towson, Temple and North Carolina Saturday, Feb. 18 Ohio State Sunday, Feb. 26 Iowa State*, Maryland Friday, March 3 Pitt Sunday, March 5 Pitt, George Washington, Eastern Michigan Friday, March 10 Florida Saturday, March 18 Big 12 Championship Saturday, April 1 NCAA Regional Championships April 14-16 NCAA Championships * - Big 12 Conference opponent

All times Eastern and subject to change

Location College Park, Md. Pittsburgh, Pa. Morgantown, W.Va. Morgantown, W.Va. Kent, Ohio Towson, Md. Columbus, Ohio Morgantown, W.Va. Pittsburgh, Pa. Morgantown, W.Va. Gainesville, Fla. Frisco, Texas Morgantown, W.Va. St. Louis, Mo.

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EVENT Vault

Previews

What the Mountaineers’ lack in depth on vault this season, they will surely make up on talent. The top two vaulters from 2016 return for WVU this season, including sophomore Kirah Koshinski, who paced the squad with a 9.875 season average en route to NACGC/W Regular-Season All-America Vault Second Team accolades. Koshinski finished the year ranked No. 12 nationally with a 9.9 RQS, in large part thanks to five scores of 9.9 or better. She also tallied six event wins.

WVU boasts incredible experience on bars this season, as the top-six averages from the 2016 season all return, including senior Alexa Goldberg, the team’s undisputed leader on the event. The Ivyland, Pennsylvania, native ranked No. 44 nationally last year with a 9.87 RQS, and paced the squad with a 9.806 season average. She owns 17 career wins and has tallied scores of 9.9 or better eight times, the third-best career total in program history.

Junior Zaakira Muhammad also proved to be a trusted vaulter in 2016, scoring 9.85 or better in all but three meets and finishing with three event victories and a 9.85 season average. She ended the year ranked No. 31 nationally with a 9.875 RQS.

Muhammad finished behind Goldberg last season with a 9.785 season average, while sophomore Tiara Wright enjoyed a solid rookie campaign, finishing with a 9.763 average and scoring a season-high 9.9 twice.

Also expected to return to the vault lineup this season are junior Robyn Bernard, who posted a 9.733 average last season and hit a career-high 9.875, and senior Alexa Goldberg.

Bernard, junior Jordan Gillette and sophomore Jaquie Tun will likely see time in the lineup again.

“Robyn is looking even better this year,” assistant coach Kaylyn Millick noted. “She really worked on the little things during the offseason, which has helped her clean-up her vault.” Several newcomers will have to fill-in lineup holes on vault, including freshmen Chloe Cluchey, Kassidy Cumber and Julia Merwin. The coaching staff also hopes to work freshman Abby Kaufman and sophomore Kelsey Sorrenson into the lineup this year.

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Cluchey and Cumber are expected to jump right into the lineup this season. “Chloe is looking great right now,” associate head coach Travis Doak said. “She has a big dismount and nice bar change – I think she’s going to score well this year.” “We’re really going to focus on cleaning up our routines this year and the little details,” Butts added.


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Balance Beam

“We have so many routines we can compete on beam,” Doak said. “This lineup is all about who is going to step up to the challenge each week.” Koshinski is the top returner, as she finished second on the team in 2016 with a 9.722 season average. Also hoping to return to the lineup this season are sophomore Carly Galpin, who finished third on the team with a 9.706 average, Goldberg, Wright and Gillette. Following a year away from competition, senior Brooklyn Doggette is expected to again push for a lineup spot. The Pickerington, Ohio, native was strong in the leadoff position in 2015, earning eight top-10 finishes and scoring a career-high 9.825. “Getting Brooklyn back is really helpful,” Doak said. “She trains well and with a lot of intensity. Brooklyn has a great look on this event, and her jumps are very strong.” Kaufman and Cumber could see action on beam early this season. Muhammad also will compete a reworked routine and looks to gain a steady spot in the lineup.

Floor Exercise

The Mountaineer coaching staff is most excited about the team’s potential on floor this season, noting that the choreography and presentation, which Millick oversaw throughout the preseason, is far beyond where it has been in seasons past.

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“Our floor routines are stunning,” Butts enthused. “The music is awesome and the choreography fits our personalities perfectly.” Again, the Mountaineers will benefit from the return of many of their top routines, with Koshinski (9.848 avg.), Goldberg (9.828 avg.) and Muhammad (9.823 avg.) all back to tumble this season. All three will compete a reworked routine. “My whole approach to this lineup and getting us back to where we’re putting on a show each week,” Millick said. “I want the tumbling to be second nature to the gymnasts, and I want them to really focus on putting on a show for the fans.” Gillette, Wright and Tun also could return to the lineup, while Bernard and Sorrenson hope to make their career floor debuts in 2017. Additionally, Cumber, Cluchey, Kaufman and Merwin all could see time on floor this season.

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Season Review

2016

Sometimes, a head coach struggles when summarizing a team’s year. And sometimes, he doesn’t. “We were nothing if not consistent this season,” West Virginia University gymnastics head coach Jason Butts said through a laugh. “We had a throwaway meet at Denver to open the year, but after that we hit that 195.0 mark, and there was no turning back.” The Mountaineers opened the 2016 season with a rough 193.65 showing at No. 16 Denver on Jan. 9 and closed the year with a slightly disappointing 194.25 performance at the NCAA Tuscaloosa Regional Championships on April 2. Sandwiched between those meets was a string of 11 contests in which the Mountaineers scored 195.0 better, marking the first time since 2004, and only the second time in program history, the squad scored 195.0+ in all but one of its regular-season meets. The Mountaineers put together a solid list of “firsts” in 2016, including scoring 196.0 or better in back-to-back meets for the first time since 2013 (196.225 at the Unite for Her Pink Invitational on Feb. 26 and a season-high 196.8 at the WVU Coliseum on March 6) and earning their first national ranking since March 18, 2013 (No. 22 in the Jan. 25 Road to Nationals Rankings). Additionally, freshman Kirah Koshinski earned the program’s first regular season All-America honor, as the Berwick, Pennsylvania, native was named to the NACGC/W All-America Second Team for vault. Butts, associate head coach Travis Doak and assistant coach Kaylyn Millick reviewed the team’s season in May. This team scored 195.0 or better in all but two meets. Would you say the 2016 team was one of your most consistent squads in recent history? Head Coach Jason Butts: Yes. If we want to qualify for the NCAA National Championships and NCAA Super Six in the coming years, then that consistency has to be there. In the past, I’ve seen teams just have up-and-down seasons, so to stay in the 195.0 – 196.0 range for 11 weeks was wonderful.

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Associate Head Coach Travis Doak: There was an upgrade in difficulty this year, and I was happy to see us improve our consistency while also competing more difficult skills. I left this season recognizing that change and wanting more. In the past, we would want to maintain this level into the next year, but now I want more. We are a young team and we won’t lose many routines. The 2016 season was the first step, and it was a step in the right direction. Assistant Coach Kaylyn Millick: This year was exciting because we’ve worked on our consistency during practice over the last few seasons, so to see that carry over into the meet season this year was great because we were able to witness the team’s hard work. JB: I think that’s why our performance at the Tuscaloosa Regional was so disappointing because we were competing the hardest gymnastics we had ever done. There were bobbles on beam and a few disappointing moments, but I think our gymnastics for the most part was there. You had two team themes: Legacy and Road Warriors. How did those themes fuel the team’s motivation throughout the season? JB: I was really proud of this year’s team. We put together such a difficult road schedule, and everyone fought through it, including the staff. I think we could see some fatigue in April because of all the travel, but they continued to use their fight as motivation. It was good for this team to get back-to-back 195.0s on the road, like it did during our Iowa State - Oklahoma swing in February (195.2 at ISU and 195.25 at No. 2 OU). I think our seniors really did step up this year and bought into the ‘legacy’ theme. All three gymnasts (Melissa Idell, Jaida Lawrence and Audrey Tolbert) wanted to leave a positive legacy for their teammates and future WVU gymnasts. I was impressed, too, that our freshman class bought into the theme so quickly; no one wanted to disappoint. The team returned to the national rankings and spent six weeks within the Road to Nationals Top 25. What type of impact does a steady national ranking have on the program and on the gymnasts? JB: A national ranking is a huge confidence boost. We always say we want to be a seeded team at the NCAA Regional Championships; well, you can’t do that if you are not ranked in the top 25. It’s a bit more realistic when you’re sitting at No. 21 or No. 22 near the end of the regular season, which we were this year.

Coach Jason Butts with the 2016 senior class (l-r): Audrey Tolbert, Jaida Lawrence, Melissa Idell

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I wish we were ranked within the top 25 at the end of the year (the Mountaineers finished the season ranked No. 31). I’m not happy about that position, and I know the team isn’t either.


How will you use the showing in Tuscaloosa as a motivator for 2017? JB: Every gymnast earned some sort of experience this season, so they all can say they’ve been there before. Now, they’re all working on upgrades, and that’s different from years’ past. We have a team full of ‘gym rats’ – they just want to be in the gym and train. I think they all know how talented our incoming class is, and that knowledge is motivating them to improve. In hindsight, I think it’s good we didn’t get the result we desired in Alabama because now they’re all hungry. How would you assess the leadership and impact this year’s senior class had on the team, and how do you replace their void in 2017? JB: I think all three student-athletes made an effort to work together as a unit this year. For next year, we have a great opportunity to empower the whole team; we want everyone to be a leader. KM: It was fun to watch those three senior gymnasts this year because they are all so different. Those differences allowed each of them to help their teammates in different ways. Their differences helped the team as a whole, and that was fun. JB: We had a lot of adversity this year, especially at the beginning of the season, but everyone was focused on business inside Cary Gym, and that was nice. At the opposite end of the spectrum, you received a lot of production out of your freshman class this season. Were you happy to see them step up right away? TD: I think this class needed us as a staff to push them to find their roles this season. I hope they can improve that next year – I want to see more fight from them all. I think they each did a good job, and they competed well when the opportunities presented themselves, but I know we can get more from them as sophomores in 2017. We need to maximize their potential. Freshman Kirah Koshinski, the Big 12 Conference Newcomer of the Year, was named to the NACGC/W Regular Season All-America Second Team for vault, becoming the sixth WVU gymnast to earn an All-America award and the first to earn a regular-season recognition. How does she further the success she achieved as a rookie in year two? JB: Kirah and I have already had a few talks about expectations and continuing to develop as a sophomore. I don’t think she set herself too high this year – in fact, I think she can push to compete all-around next season. Kirah has already taken advantage of our open gym sessions, and she’s already trying to get better. I think she can continue to get better. She had an excellent floor routine this season, but we’re asking ourselves, ‘Why wasn’t this a 9.9 each meet?’ I think there are adjustments to be made there. I also think she can make improvements on balance beam. I really believe Kirah can earn an all-around spot, and I would love to see her earn an All-America honor in a postseason competition, too. In the final meet of the 2016 class, your sophomore class – Robyn Bernard, Amanda Bowman, Jordan Gillette and Zaakira Muhammad – contributed eight routines. This group seemed determined to make its mark on the team this season – what growth did you see from this class this season? JB: It’s been an amazing privilege to watch this group of student-athletes grow and develop. They each could go out and compete today if we had a competition. (Team MVP) Zaakira is leaps and bounds ahead of where she was in 2015; her growth is phenomenal and she is in the best shape of anyone on the team. I think all four of the sophomores are so much more mature than they were as freshmen. They’re going to be the leadership of the team in 2017. Junior Alexa Goldberg was your most consistent all-arounder in 2016 and finished with a team-best 447.9 points and nine event wins. How are you expecting her to lead the team as a senior? KM: Every gymnast is hard on herself, but Lex puts immense pressure on herself every day. She was able to get a better handle on that this year, and it was great to see that growth. Alexa has really matured a lot, and we see her reach out daily to help her teammates. In that way, she’s really helping the team.

Zaakira Muhammad was named the 2016 Team MVP

How would you assess the 2016 season overall? TD: While I was happy with our consistency, I know we can compete better. We want more. There is so much potential and ability returning to Cary Gym next season. The expectation is to continue to grow. We are close to breaking through, but I want more. I want more from the gymnasts, and I want more from myself. JB: We have the perfect storm brewing in Cary Gym right now. We have an incredible freshman class coming in this fall and a tremendous group of returners. We will host the NCAA Morgantown Regional Championships in 2017, and we need to take advantage of that opportunity. We also have an easier road schedule next year. I think we need to set the expectations high and come out of the gates strong. KM: The gymnasts did their jobs when we put them in their place this season, but I want to see more hunger from them. The coaching staff is hungry, that’s for sure. TD: The future is looking bright. I’m glad everyone feels good about the 2016 season, but we have the talent to push forward, and that excites me. WVUGymnastics

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Statistics

2016

Att. Avg. RQS

VAULT

Robyn Bernard Amanda Bowman Alexa Goldberg Kirah Koshinski Jaida Lawrence Sarah Moore Zaakira Muhammad Jaquie Tun TEAM

UNEVEN BARS

Robyn Bernard Jordan Gillette Alexa Goldberg Jaida Lawrence Zaakira Muhammad Audrey Tolbert Jaquie Tun Tiara Wright TEAM

BALANCE BEAM

Robyn Bernard Carly Galpin Jordan Gillette Alexa Goldberg Melissa Idell Kirah Koshinski Sarah Moore Zaakira Muhammad Audrey Tolbert Tiara Wright TEAM

FLOOR EXERCISE

Carly Galpin Jordan Gillette Alexa Goldberg Melissa Idell Kirah Koshinski Zaakira Muhammad Jaquie Tun Tiara Wright TEAM

ALL-AROUND

Alexa Goldberg Zaakira Muhammad TEAM

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National Ranking (Top 50)

Regional Ranking (Top 25)

Big 12 Ranking (Top 10)

13 9 10 13 13 3 13 4 13

9.733 9.711 9.62 9.875 9.8 9.742 9.85 9.469 48.987

9.765 9.725 9.7 9.9 9.82 -- 9.875 -- 49.05

-- -- -- T12 -- -- T31 -- T19

25 -- -- T6 18 -- 12 -- 3

---2 --6 -3

13 9 13 1 13 3 13 13 13

9.683 9.556 9.806 9.4 9.785 9.475 9.665 9.763 48.819

9.72 9.665 9.87 -- 9.815 -- 9.785 9.855 48.96

-- -- T44 -- -- -- -- -- 33

-- -- 6 -- 20 -- -- T13 5

--9 -----3

1 9 6 13 11 9 5 4 13 7 13

9.0 9.706 9.446 9.688 9.625 9.722 9.595 9.594 9.756 9.686 48.615

-- 9.78 9.36 9.75 9.81 9.75 -- -- 9.82 9.66 48.905

-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 36

-- -- -- -- T22 -- -- -- T17 -- 4

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1 12 10 13 13 13 8 8 13

9.2 9.765 9.828 9.81 9.848 9.825 9.737 9.653 49.079

-- 9.815 9.865 9.855 9.875 9.86 9.71 9.77 49.235

-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 17

-- -- T12 15 11 14 -- -- 3

----8 ---33

9 4 13

38.986 39.1 195.5

39.105 -- 195.94

-- -- 26

11 -- 3

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Season Highs

2016

TEAM SEASON HIGHS

Event Score Opponent(s) Vault

Location

Date

49.225

Alabama

Tuscaloosa, Ala.

2/14

Uneven Bars

49.15

Ohio State, Bowling Green

Morgantown, W.Va.

3/6

Balance Beam

49.075

Ohio State, Bowling Green

Morgantown, W.Va.

3/6

Floor Exercise

49.575

Ohio State, Bowling Green

Morgantown, W.Va.

3/6

Team Total

196.8

Ohio State, Bowling Green

Morgantown, W.Va.

3/6

INDIVIDUAL SEASON HIGHS

Vault Bars Beam Robyn Bernard 9.875 9.775 9.0 2/14 3/6 1/9 Amanda Bowman 9.825 -- -- 3/6 Carly Galpin -- -- 9.875 1/24 Jordan Gillette -- 9.775 9.875 2/7 2/5 Alexa Goldberg 9.75 9.9 9.8 3/13 1/17 3/6 2/21 3/6 Melissa Idell -- -- 9.9 2/26 Kirah Koshinski 9.925 -- 9.8 2/26 1/9 3/11 1/17 Jaida Lawrence 9.85 9.4 -- 3/13 1/9 Sarah Moore 9.8 -- 9.825 2/5 2/5 Zaakira Muhammad 9.9 9.85 9.85 2/5 1/9 3/6 2/14 2/14 Audrey Tolbert -- 9.675 9.875 2/5 2/26 Jaquie Tun 9.75 9.875 -- 1/17 2/26 Tiara Wright -- 9.9 9.85 3/6 3/13 3/13

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9.2 1/9 9.875 3/6 9.95 1/17

--39.325 3/6

9.95 3/6 9.95 3/6

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9.95 1/24

39.325 1/24

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9.85 3/13 9.8 3/11 3/13 3/19

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Meet-by-Meet

2016

VAULT

1/9

Robyn Bernard

1/17

1/24

2/5

2/7

2/14

2/21

2/26

3/6

3/11

3/13

3/19

4/2

9.75 9.75 9.575 9.7 9.725 9.875 9.75 9.825 9.725 9.75 9.75 9.675 9.675

Amanda Bowman 9.775 -- -- -- 9.675 9.8 9.7 9.65 9.825 9.55 9.675 -- 9.75 Alexa Goldberg Kirah Koshinski Jaida Lawrence Sarah Moore Zaakira Muhammad Jaquie Tun

9.7 9.7 9.625 --

--

-- 9.725 9.65 9.725 9.0 9.75 9.625 9.7

9.875 9.9 9.9 9.85 9.85 9.85 9.85 9.925 9.825 9.925

9.85 9.9 9.875

9.775 9.825 9.8 9.825 9.825 9.8 9.8 9.775 9.8 9.825 9.85 9.75 9.75

-- -- -- 9.8 9.75 9.675 -- -- -- -- -- -- --

9.825 --

9.85

9.85

9.9 9.85 9.9 9.875 9.875 9.825 9.875 9.85 9.85 9.75

9.75 9.625 9.05 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 9.45 --

TOTAL

49.0 49.075 48.8 49.075 49.0 49.225 49.0 49.05 49.0 48.925 49.05 48.8 48.825

1/9

UNEVEN BARS Robyn Bernard Jordan Gillette

1/17

1/24

2/5

2/7

2/14

2/21

2/26

3/6

3/11

3/13

3/19

4/2

9.625 9.625 9.675 9.6 9.675 9.65 9.675 9.75 9.775 9.725 9.725 9.725 9.65 -- -- -- -- 9.775 9.05 9.625 9.7 9.75 9.625 9.625 9.125 9.725 9.9 9.875 9.825 9.825 9.85 9.9 9.825 9.9

Alexa Goldberg

9.85

Jaida Lawrence

9.4 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

Zaakira Muhammad Audrey Tolbert Jaquie Tun

9.875 9.55 9.85 9.45

9.85 9.775 9.8 9.75 9.775 9.85 9.75 9.775 9.7 9.725 9.825 9.825 9.8 --

9.6

9.675 9.15 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

9.65 9.725 9.75 9.4 9.75 9.775 9.7 9.875 9.825 9.775 8.9 9.8 9.725 9.55 9.875 9.775 9.75 9.3 9.75 9.8 9.8 9.9 9.825 9.9

9.875 9.825

1/9

3/19

Robyn Bernard

9.0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

Tiara Wright TOTAL

BALANCE BEAM Carly Galpin

48.525 48.9 48.875 48.325 48.8 48.875 48.825 49.025 49.15 48.925 48.625 49.075 48.725 1/17

1/24

2/5

9.875 --

2/7

2/21

2/26

3/6

--

9.775

Jordan Gillette

9.725

8.925

Alexa Goldberg

9.725 9.675 9.775 9.625 9.3 9.725 9.775 9.725 9.8

Melissa Idell

8.775 --

Kirah Koshinski Sarah Moore

9.8 --

--

--

2/14

3/13

4/2

-- 9.65 9.85 9.825 9.8 9.65 9.775 9.15

9.875 9.775 8.8 -- 9.475 -- -- -- -- -9.75 9.725 9.75 9.6

-- 9.825 9.7 9.675 9.85 9.9 9.775 9.7 9.8 9.8 9.075

9.8 9.75 9.725 9.725 -- 9.675 9.55 -- 9.625

3/11

9.7

--

-- 9.75 9.7

9.825 9.7 9.125 -- -- -- -- -- -- --

Zaakira Muhammad -- -- 9.725 -- -- -- -- -- 9.85 9.6 9.2 -- -Audrey Tolbert Tiara Wright TOTAL

FLOOR EXERCISE Carly Galpin Jordan Gillette

-- -- -- -- -- 9.725 9.425 -- 9.575 9.775 9.85 9.8 9.65

47.85 48.65 48.825 48.975 48.7 48.05 48.575 48.9 49.075 48.85 48.85 48.95 47.75 1/9

1/17

1/24

2/5

2/7

2/14

2/21

2/26

3/6

3/11

3/13

3/19

4/2

9.2 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

9.475 9.85 9.8 9.725 9.65 9.825 9.825 9.775 9.875 -- 9.775 9.8 9.8 9.95 9.85 --

Alexa Goldberg

9.7

Melissa Idell

9.6 9.85 9.825 9.75 9.775 9.75 9.85 9.875 9.95

-- 9.85 9.8 9.9 9.9 9.875 -- 9.8 9.65 9.825

Kirah Koshinski

9.825 9.725 9.875 9.75 9.85 9.825 9.875 9.875 9.95 9.875

Zaakira Muhammad

9.675

9.65

9.875 9.825 9.775 9.9 9.85 9.85

9.95 9.825 9.825 9.85 9.85 9.825 9.9 9.85 9.875 9.825 9.8

Jaquie Tun

-- 9.8 9.775 9.5 9.65 -- 9.775 -- 9.825 9.725 9.85 -- --

Tiara Wright

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TOTAL

ALL-AROUND Alexa Goldberg Zaakira Muhammad TEAM BOLD – season high

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9.6 9.775 9.675 9.725 9.8 9.8 9.625 9.875 9.825 9.825 9.825 9.825 9.65

--

-- 9.775 8.85 9.725 -- 9.75 --

9.8

9.8

9.8 9.725

3/11

3/13

3/19

48.275 49.175 49.3 48.825 48.75 49.1 49.2 49.25 49.575 49.225 49.3 49.1 48.95 1/9

1/17

1/24

38.975 39.225 39.125 --

--

39.325

2/5 --

2/7 --

2/14 --

2/21

2/26

3/6

39.2

39.1 39.325

38.5

-- 39.025 38.4

-- -- -- -- -- 39.275 39.05 38.75 -- --

193.65 195.8 195.8 195.2 195.25 195.6 196.225 196.8 195.925 195.825 195.925 194.25 Framed – dropped score

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MELISSAIdell 2013-16 NEWARK, DEL.

Personal

• 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)

Concluded Mountaineer career in 2016 earning career highs on beam and floor … finished fouryear career with 678.65 points … three-time John Quackenbush Award winner for Mountaineer Spirit … competed one of the team’s cleanest floor routines … had a look that was hard to ignore in competition … active in team’s community relations efforts … a hidden talent that possessed high-level skills that helped her excel at college level … energetic and focused leader.

2015-16 Senior

• NACGC/W Scholastic All-America • Academic All-Big 12 Gymnastics First Team • Earned John Quackenbush Award for Mountaineer Spirit • Competed in all 13 meets, 11 as a two-event specialist on beam and floor, and earned three victories, pushing career event victory total to eight • Concluded career setting career highs on beam (9.9) and floor (9.95) • Did not drop a score on floor all season • Tied for second on floor with a 9.85 mark against No. 17 New Hampshire (1/17) • Reached the podium twice against No. 22 Kentucky (2/21), winning beam (9.85) and finishing second on floor (9.85) • Hit a career-high 9.9 on beam at the Unite for Her Pink Invite (2/26) and tied for first place

• Daughter of Mark and Jennifer Idell

• Tied for the win on floor at Pitt (2/28) with a 9.9

• Has one brother

• Earned two event wins with career-best scores against Penn and Cornell (3/14), tallying 9.825 on beam and 9.925 on floor

• Attended St. Marks High

• Birthday is May 4 • Continues to work toward degree in elementary education

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

• Dean’s List • Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Rol

2013-14 Sophomore

• Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll

• Academic All-Big 12 Gymnastics First Team

Career Statistics

• Earned John Quackenbush Award for Mountaineer Spirit • Competed in all 11 meets, two as a beam and floor specialist, and finished with 124.6 points • 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-to-back 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

2012-13 Freshman

• Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team • Earned Sally Medrick Award for Most Improved Gymnast • Competed on floor in all but the last two meets and opened the lineup eight times • Scored 96.9 points

• Tied for first place on floor in wins over Ohio State and Bowling Green (3/6) with a career-high 9.95 mark

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

• Finished fourth on team with a floor season average of 9.81; also earned 9.625 season average on balance beam

• 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

2014-15 Junior

Club Gymnastics

• Earned John Quackenbush Award for Mountaineer Spirit

• 2011 level 10 state and regional qualifier

• Academic All-Big 12 Gymnastics First Team

• 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 • 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 • 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

Year Meets AA Total Points 2016 13 0 233.4 2015 12 0 223.75 2014 11 0 124.6 2013 10 0 96.9 Totals 46 0 678.65

• Competed for Slava Glazounov at First State Gymnastics • 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 • Won the 2010 level 10 Arnold Gymnastics Challenge all-around title

Career Highs Balance Beam 9.9 Floor Exercise 9.95

vs. Unite for Her Pink Invitational (Philadelphia) 2/26/16 vs. Ohio State and Bowling Green 3/6/16

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JAIDALawrence 2013-16 ROCKY HILL, CONN.

Powerful gymnast and a nationally ranked vaulter … consistency level on vault throughout four-year career was unmatched on team … finished career ranked No. 6 in program history with seven vault scores of 9.9 or better and owned a career point total of 741.55 … scored below 9.825 on vault just 18 times in four seasons … commanded attention on floor … set the team’s academic standard … brought international experience with her to Morgantown, as she competed for Jamaica at the World Championships … calm competitor.

2015-16 Senior

• 2016 Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholar Award semifinalist • NACGC/W Scholastic All-America

• Academic All-Big 12 Gymnastics First Team

• Competed in all 13 meets on vault, earned four podium finishes, pushing career total to 25, and did not drop a score all year

• Scored 9.825 on vault against No. 17 New Hampshire (1/17) and finished third overall • Placed third on vault against William & Mary (1/24) with a 9.8 mark

• Tied for third on vault against Pitt (3/11) with a 9.825 score • Earned vault win at Pitt (3/13) with a season-high 9.85 mark

• Earned vault season average of 9.8, the third-best mark on team

2014-15 Junior

• 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

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• 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

2013-14 Sophomore

• NACGC/W Scholastic All-America

• Academic All-Big 12 Gymnastics First Team

• Competed in all 11 meets, eight as a two-event specialist, and earned 195.075 points

• Earned five podium finishes, including three vault victories • 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 fourthbest 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

• 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 careerbest 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

• Vault season average of 9.814 ranked No. 2 on team; also owned season average of 9.678 on bars

• Five-time (2008-12) level 10 Junior Olympics qualifier

2012-13 Freshman

Personal

• 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

• 2012 level 10 state champion

• Daughter of Dwight and Mia Lawrence • Has one brother

• Birthday is February 22

• Attended Rocky Hill High

• Earned degree in speech pathology and audiology • President’s List • Dean’s List

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


Career Statistics Year Meets AA Total Points 2016 13 0 136.8 2015 12 0 156.5 2014 11 0 195.075 2013 12 0 253.175 Totals 48 0 741.55

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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AUDREY Tolbert 2015-16 FREDERICK, MD.

Highly skilled gymnast who joined the Mountaineers in 2015 after two seasons at Ohio State … saved her best gymnastics for her final collegiate season, as she paced the team on balance beam with a 9.756 season average … embraced her role as a Mountaineer and as a senior leader … passion for the sport was evident by her happiness in Cary Gym.

2015-16 Senior

• Earned the Sally Medrick Award as the team’s most improved gymnast • Competed in all 13 meets, three as a two-event specialist on bars and beam • Scored a 9.8 or better on beam a team-best seven times, including five of the last six meets of the year, and only dropped one score all season • Earned first career podium finish and finis hed with three total • Scored a career-high 9.875 on beam at the Unite for Her Pink Invite (2/26), good enough for third place overall • Tied for third place on beam against Ohio State and Bowling Green (3/6) with a 9.825 mark • Finished second on beam against Pitt (3/11) with a 9.825 score

Club Gymnastics

• Level 10 gymnast and four-time Junior Olympic National Championships qualifier at Frederick Gymnastics

• Paced the team with a 9.756 beam season average

• Member of the Region 7 All-Star Team and Maryland State Team

2014-15 Junior

• Finished seventh on bars and ninth on beam at the 2011 Junior Olympic National Championships

• Finished fifth on bars in home quad-meet with New Hampshire, Maryland and Rutgers (2/22) with a season-high score of 9.775

• 2012 regional all-around and beam champion

• Saw time on bars and beam in two meets

At Ohio State from 2013-14

• Saw time in four meets in 2014 and scored season highs of 9.8 on vault and 9.75 on floor • Competed in 11 meets as a freshman in 2013 and earned a career-best 9.775 on floor at the Big Ten Championships

• Won five Maryland state titles from 2009-12, including the 2012 vault and bars titles

Personal

• Daughter of Barry and Margaret Tolbert • Has two brothers and one sister • Birthday is January 17 • Attended Urbana High • Continues to work toward degree in interior design

Career Statistics Year Meets AA Total Points 2016 13 0 155.25 2015 2 0 28.225 Totals 15 0 183.475

• 2013 OSU Scholar-Athlete

Career Highs Uneven Bars 9.775 vs. New Hampshire, Maryland and Rutgers 2/22/15 Balance Beam 9.875 vs. Unite for Her Pink Invitational (Philadelphia) 2/26/16

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School Records............................................ 88 NCAA Records............................................. 89 Top 50 Team Scores..................................... 90 Individual Honors......................................... 91 All-Americans............................................... 92 Career 10.0 and 9.9 Scores.......................... 93 WVU Coliseum Records............................... 94 Top Attendance Marks................................. 94 Top Event Scores......................................... 95 Career Records............................................ 99 Season Records......................................... 100 Conference Champions.............................. 101 Conference Honors.................................... 102 Academic Honors....................................... 104 Team Awards.............................................. 105 All-Time Scores.......................................... 106 Series Records........................................... 116 Championship Appearances...................... 117 Shari Retton................................................ 119 Kristin Quackenbush.................................. 120 Janรกe Cox.................................................. 121 Letterwinners ............................................. 122


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)

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Individual Records Event Score Gymnast Vault 10.00 Jessica Bartgis 10.00 TeShawne Jackson 10.00 TeShawne Jackson 10.00 TeShawne Jackson 10.00 TeShawne Jackson 10.00 Nikki West 10.00 Nikki West 10.00 Nikki West 10.00 Kristin Quackenbush 10.00 Nikki West 10.00 Nikki West 10.00 Kristin Quackenbush 10.00 Dainty Mae Hiser Bars 10.00 Umme Salim Beam 9.975 Rebecca Slobig 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 All Around 39.675 Janรกe Cox

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GYMNASTICS

Opponent Location (Date) Cornell Morgantown, W.Va. (02/08/04) EAGL Championship Chapel Hill, N.C. (3/24/01) George Washington Morgantown, W.Va. (3/4/01) William & Mary Morgantown, W.Va. (2/17/01) NC State with Rhode Island & William & Mary Raleigh, N.C. (2/11/2000) Ball St., Maryland, Rutgers Morgantown, W.Va. (3/20/99) Rutgers, Temple, Ursinus Piscataway, N.J. (2/27/99) George Washington & Rutgers Morgantown, W.Va. (3/13/98) George Washington, Massachusetts& Morgantown, W.Wa. (3/15/97) Rutgers Rhode Island Morgantown, W.Va. (2/23/97) Pitt Morgantown, W.Va. (1/18/97) Pitt & Indiana (Pa.) Morgantown, W.Va. (2/22/94) Temple & Pitt Morgantown, W.Va. (3/10/92) George Washington & Rutgers Morgantown, W.Va. (3/14/98) Minnesota, NC State Morgantown, W.Va. (2/20/99) Florida, New Hampshire Cornell, Yale Morgantown, W.Va. (3/16/03) Kent State Kent, Ohio (3/11/01) George Washington Morgantown, W.Va. (3/4/01) George Washington Morgantown, W.Va. (3/4/01) William & Mary Morgantown, W.Va. (2/17/01) George Washington, Massachusetts& Morgantown, W.Va. (3/15/97) Rutgers Rhode Island Morgantown, W.Va. (2/23/97) Rutgers Morgantown, W.Va. (3/23/96) Kent State Morgantown, W.Va. (2/27/94) Bowling Green Morgantown, W.Va. (3/13/04)


NCAA Records

NCAA REGIONAL INDIVIDUAL

9.95

Uneven Parallel Bars

9.9

Vault

Nikki West, 4/5/97, Lexington, Ky. Kelly Foley, 4/4/98, Athens, Ga.,

4/1/2000, Minneapolis, Minn; Umme Salim,

4/4/98, Athens, Ga.

Balance Beam

9.9

Floor Exercise

9.975

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

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

All‑Around

39.35

Janáe 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;

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Hope Sloanhoffer, tie-first on balance beam in 2014 TEAM

Vault

49.275

Uneven Parallel Bars 49.15

4/8/95, Towson, Md. 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

Highest Finish

Second

4/7/12, Auburn, Ala. 4/10/99, Morgantown, W.Va. 4/1/00, Minneapolis, Minn

NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS INDIVIDUAL

Vault

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

Bars

9.8

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

Beam

9.85

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

Floor

9.875

Kristin Quackenbush, 4/20/95, Athens, Ga.

All‑Around

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

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 Parallel Bars 48.475

4/15/00, Boise, Idaho

Balance Beam

48.175

4/15/00, Boise, Idaho

Floor Exercise

48.750

4/15/00, Boise, Idaho

Team Score

194.175

4/15/00, Boise, Idaho

12th

4/20/95, Athens, Ga.,

Highest Finish

4/22/99, Salt Lake City, Utah,

4/15/00, Boise, Idaho

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Top 1. 197.4 2. 197.35 3. 197.3 4. 197.275 5. 197.15 6. 197.05 7. 196.8 9. 196.725 10. 196.6 11. 196.55 12. 196.475 14. 196.375 18. 196.275 20. 196.25 21. 196.225 23. 196.175 25. 196.15 26. 196.075 28. 196.05 31. 196.025 32. 196.0 34. 195.975 36. 195.925 40. 195.9 42. 195.875 43. 195.825 44. 195.8 46. 195.775 48. 195.725 50. 195.675

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50TEAMScores at Pitt with James Madison Rhode Island Bowling Green George Washington and Rutgers at Kent State at EAGL Championship Ohio State, Bowling Green 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 Unite for Her Pink Invitational (Philadelphia, Pa.) Penn State, West Chester, Temple, Southern Connecticut 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 Big 12 Gymnastics Championship Pitt Penn State George Washington, Massachusetts and Rutgers Penn State at NCAA Auburn Regional Championships Southern Utah at Pitt New Hampshire William & Mary at Maryland with Rutgers George Washington and Towson North Carolina New Hampshire Arkansas

GYMNASTICS

2004 1997 2004 2000 2001 2004 2016 2003 2004 2001 2013 2012 2000 2014 2013 2004 2001 2002 2000 2004 2016 2014 2008 2013 2015 2001 2013 2013 2008 2002 1998 1997 2004 2002 2016 2016 2009 1997 2015 2012 2005 2016 2016 2016 2013 2012 2011 1998 2012

1997TEAM

2004TEAM

2011TEAM

2013TEAM


INDIVIDUAL

Honors

AIAW Regional Champions

1982 1982

Vicki Moore 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

North East North East

Region East East Southeast Southeast Region 2 North Central Athens Regional

Bars Floor

Event Beam Bars Vault Beam Floor Floor Balance Beam

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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

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All-Americans Janáe 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)

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1996 NCAA VAULT (first team) FLOOR (second team) ALL‑AROUND (second team)

GYMNASTICS

Kristen Macrie 2000 NCAA BARS (second team)

Kirah Koshinski 2016 NACGC/W VAULT (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 11 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) Alexa Goldberg (2014-present) Kelly Foley (1997-00) Alaska Richardson (2010-13) Karla Hairston (1993-96) Kaylyn Millick (2011-13) Lajuanda Moody (1991-94) Kirah Koshinski (2016-present) Jaida Lawrence (2013-16) Chelsi Tabor (2007-10) Gretchen Richter (2003-06) Jaime Hill (1999-01) Melissa Idell (2013-16) Zaakira Muhammad (2015-present) Tina Maloney (2009-2012) Amy Bieski (2008-2011) Dayah Haley (2012-15) Beth Deal (2012-15) Jaime Gold (2005-08) Tynisha Dennis (2004-07) Cheryl Goldenfield (2004-07) Christen Simpson (1999-02)

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Tiara Wright (2016-present) Carri Nagle (2002-05) Allison Gaidish (1998-01) 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 5 4 3 2 1

BARS 14 9 8 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 (2013-16) Chelsi Tabor (2007-10) Janáe Cox (2004-07) Dinorh Boyd (2000-03) Kirah Koshinski (2016-present) Hope Sloanhoffer (2011-2014) Tina Maloney (2009-2012) Jessica Bartgis (2002-05) Alaska Richardson (2010-13) Jaime Gold (2005-2008) Zaakira Muhammad (2015-present) 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) Alexa Goldberg (2014-present) Jaime Hill (1999-01) Umme Salim (1995-98) Janáe Cox (2004-07) Kristen Macrie (1999-01) Danielle Lilly (1997-00) Rebecca Slobig (1996-99) Dinorh Boyd (2000-03) TeShawne Jackson (2000-03) Tiara Wright (2016-present) 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) Rebecca Slobig (1996-99) Umme Salim (1995-98)

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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) Melissa Idell (2013-16) 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 4 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 (2013-16) Alexa Goldberg (2014-present) Dayah Haley (2012-15) Amy Bieski (2008-2011) Tynisha Dennis (2004-07) Lajuanda Moody (1991-94) Kirah Koshinski (2016-present) Zaakira Muhammad (2015-present) 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)

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) Alexa Goldberg (2014-present) Karla Hairston (1993-96) Nicolette Swoboda (2014-15) Dayah Haley (2012-15) Nikki West (1996-98) Zaakira Muhammad (2015-present) Erica Watson (2006-09) Shirley Lee (1997-00) Jessica Nonnemacher (1996-00) Chelsea Goldschrafe (2010-2013) Christen Simpson (2000-02)

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COLISEUM Records Vault

Uneven Parallel Bars

Dainty Mae Hiser, West Virginia, 3/10/92 Kristin Quackenbush, West Virginia, 2/22/94 Jenny Hansen, Kentucky, 4/9/94 Jenny Hansen, Kentucky, 2/18/96 Nikki West, West Virginia, 1/18/97 Nikki West, West Virginia, 2/23/97 Kristin Quackenbush, West Virginia, 3/15/97 Nikki West, West Virginia, 3/14/98 Nikki West, West Virginia, 3/20/99 TeShawne Jackson, West Virginia, 2/17/01 TeShawne Jackson, West Virginia, 3/4/01 Jessica Bartgis, West Virginia, 2/8/04 Last visiting gymnast: None on record

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

INDIVIDUAL: 10.0

TEAM: 49.65

Nebraska (2013 NCAA Morgantown Regional), 4/7/13 (WVU Record: 49.475 vs. Cornell, 2/8/04)

INDIVIDUAL: 10.0

TEAM: 49.575

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

Balance Beam INDIVIDUAL: 9.975

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

TEAM: 49.725

Alabama (2002 NCAA Southeast Regional), 4/6/02 (WVU record: 49.3 vs. Penn State, Nebraska and James Madison, 2/10/01; vs. NC State and Ohio State, 1/18/04)

Top WVU Coliseum Attendance Marks 1.)

3,492

NCAA Southeast Regional, 4/19/94

(West Virginia, Florida, George Washington, Georgia, Kentucky, NC State, Towson) 2.)

3,269

Penn State, 2/1/97

3.)

3,206

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

Iowa State, 2/10/13 *

7.)

2,468

Pitt, 2/14/14 *

8.)

2,390

New Hampshire, 1/17/16 *

9.)

2,339

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

10.)

2,213

New Hampshire, 1/24/98

11.)

2,178

Penn State, 3/8/15

12.)

2,144

NCAA Southeast Regional, 4/10/10

(West Virginia, Kent State, Michigan, NC State, Southern Utah, Stanford)

13.)

2,112

Big 12 Gymnastics Championship, 3/22/14

14.)

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

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GYMNASTICS

Floor Exercise INDIVIDUAL: 10.0

Lajuanda Moody, West Virginia, 2/27/94 Kristin Quackenbush, West Virginia, 3/23/96 Kristin Quackenbush, West Virginia, 2/23/97 Kristin Quackenbush, West Virginia, 3/15/97 TeShawne Jackson, West Virginia, 2/17/01 Dinorh Boyd, West Virginia, 3/4/01 TeShawne Jackson, West Virginia, 3/4/01 TeShawne Jackson, West Virginia, 3/16/03 Last visiting gymnast: None on record

TEAM: 49.7

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

All-Around INDIVIDUAL: 39.8

Bridget Sloan, Florida, 4/4/15 (WVU 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 at Pitt with James Madison, 2004

TeShawne Jackson at EAGL Championships, 2001

Kari Williams vs. Cornell, 2004

TeShawne Jackson vs. William & Mary, 2001

Kari Williams vs. New Hampshire, Cornell, Florida and Yale, 2003

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 Reional, 2007

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

Janáe Cox vs. Cornell, 2004

Kari Williams at Pitt, 2005

Janáe Cox vs. Michigan and Maryland, 2004

Jessica Bartgis vs. Denver and Pitt, 2004

Jessica Bartgis vs. Cornell, 2004

Gretchen Richter at EAGL Championships, 2004

TeShawne Jackson vs. George Washington, 2001

Kari Williams at EAGL Championships, 2004

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

TeShawne Jackson at Central Michigan, 2003

Amanda Halovanic at Denver with Arizona, 2003

Nikki West at Rutgers, Temple and Ursinus, 1999

TeShawne Jackson at EAGL Championships, 2002

TeShawne Jackson vs. Arkansas, 2003

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

TeShawne Jackson at Michigan, 2001

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

Dinorh Boyd at Ohio State, 2001

Kari Williams vs. Penn State with Rutgers, 2002

TeShawne Jackson vs. Kent State and Towson, 2001

TeShawne Jackson vs. Michigan, 2002

Nikki West at Massachusetts, 1998

Dinorh Boyd vs. George Washington and Rutgers, 2000

Kristin Quackenbush at Utah State, 1996

TeShawne Jackson vs. Arizona State, 2000

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

Nikki West vs. Ball State, Maryland and Rutgers, 1999

TeShawne Jackson vs. Eastern Michigan, 2003

TeShawne Jackson at Denver with Arizona, 2003

Nikki West vs. George Washington and Rutgers, 1998

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

TeShawne Jackson vs. George Washington, 2003

Nikki West vs. Rhode Island, 1997

TeShawne Jackson at Ohio State, 2001

Kari Williams vs. Eastern Michigan, 2002

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

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

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

14. 9.975

Rebecca Slobig vs. George Washington, 1999

TeShawne Jackson vs. Pitt and Rutgers, 2002

Kristin Quackenbush at EAGL Championships, 1996

TeShawne Jackson at Towson, 2000

Karla Hairston at NCAA Southeast Regional, 1995

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

Nikki West vs. Pitt, 1997

Kari Williams vs. Penn State and Ball State, 2005

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

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

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

Karla Hairston at LSU Invite, 1995

Kristin Quackenbush at NCAA Southeast Regional, 1994

66. 9.9

Zaakira Muhammad at Iowa State, 2016

Nikki West vs. George Washington, Massachusetts and Rutgers, 1997

Kirah Koshinski vs. New Hampshire, 2016

Kristin Quackenbush at Temple, 1997

Kirah Koshinski vs. William & Mary, 2016

Kristin Quackenbush at Alabama, 1997

Jaida Lawrence at NC State with North Carolina and William & Mary, 2015

Nikki West at Temple, 1997

Erica Smith at the Perfect 10 Challenge, 2014

Karla Hairston at EAGL Championships, 1996

Alaska Richardson vs. Maryland, Rutgers, 2013

Karla Hairston vs. Rutgers, 1996

Kristin Quackenbush vs. Pitt, 1997

Jaida Lawrence vs. Maryland, Rutgers, 2013

Kristin Quackenbush vs. Rutgers, 1996

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

Karla Hairston at Penn State, 1996

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

Kristin Quackenbush at NCAA Southeast Regional, 1995

Nikki West at Rhode Island, 1996

Jaida Lawrence at Maryland with Rutgers, 2013

Karla Hairston at Oregon State, 1996

Karla Hairston at Massachusetts, 1995

Hope Sloanhoffer at EAGL Championships, 2012

Hope Sloanhoffer at Denver with Missouri and Western Michigan, 2012

Karla Hairston vs. Temple, 1995

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

Jaida Lawrence at the Perfect 10 Challenge, 2014

Alaska Richardson at Penn State with Pitt and Bridgeport, 2011

Hope Sloanhoffer vs. Missouri at Cancun Classic, 2011

Chelsi Tabor at EAGL Championship, 2009

Kari Williams vs. Southern Utah, 2005

Kelly Foley vs. Penn State, 1997

Jaida Lawrence at Ohio State with Michigan, 2015

Kirah Koshinski at the Unite for Her Pink Invite, 2016

Chelsi Tabor vs. North Carolina, 2008

Nikki West vs. Temple, 1998

Zaakira Muhammad at Alabama, 2016

36. 9.925

Alaska Richardson at Maryland with Rutgers, 2013

Nikki West vs. Michigan State, 1998 Nikki West at Penn State, 1998

Kirah Koshinski at Big 12 Championship, 2016

Tina Maloney at Penn State with Pitt and Bridgeport, 2011

Kirah Koshinski vs. Pitt, 2016

Kristen Macrie vs. Pitt, Temple and Towson, 1999

Tina Maloney vs. Florida, New Hampshire and George Washington, 2011

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

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

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Uneven Parallel Bars 1. 10.00

Umme Salim vs. George Washington and Rutgers, 1998

2. 9.95

Kristen Macrie at Towson, 2002

Mehgan Morris at Florida with Arkansas and North Carolina, 2006

Danielle Lilly at North Carolina State with Rhode Island and William & Mary, 2000

Mehgan Morris at Pitt with James Madison, 2006

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

Mehgan Morris vs. George Washington and Maryland, 2008

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

Dinorh Boyd vs. George Washington, 2001

Janáe Cox vs. Bowling Green, 2004

Alexa Goldberg vs. Penn State, 2015

Amanda Halovanic vs. George Washington, 2003

Janáe Cox at Michigan State with Ohio State, 2004

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

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

Kristen Macrie at EAGL Championship, 2000

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

10. 9.925

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

Carri Nagle at Pitt with James Madison, 2004 TeShawne Jackson at Pitt with Ball State and Kent State, 2003

TeShawne Jackson at EAGL Championships, 2002 Kristen Macrie at EAGL Championships, 2002

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

Mehgan Morris vs. Penn State, 2009

Christen Simpson at Kent State, 2001

Mehgan Morris vs. Rutgers and Temple, 2006

Jaime Hill at Ohio State, 2001

Janáe Cox at Pitt with James Madison, 2004

Amanda Halovanic vs. Rutgers, 2001

Dinorh Boyd at Kent State, 2001

Rebecca Slobig vs. Minnesota and North Carolina State, 1999

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

Jaime Hill vs. George Washington, 2001

Jessica Bartgis vs. Bowling Green, 2004

Dinorh Boyd at Massachusetts, 2001

Jaime Hill at EAGL Championships, 2001

Kelly Foley vs. Minnesota and North Carolina State, 1999

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

Umme Salim at NCAA Southeast Regional, 1998

Jaime Hill at Massachusetts, 2001

Kelly Foley at NCAA Southeast Regional, 1998

Danielle Lilly at Penn State with Boise State, 2000

Kelly Foley vs. George Washington and Rutgers, 1998

Danielle Lilly vs. George Washington and Rutgers, 2000

Rebecca Slobig vs. Michigan State, 1998

Rebecca Slobig vs. George Washington, 1999

Kelly Foley at EAGL Championships, 1997

Umme Salim at Towson, 1998

Kelly Foley vs. Rhode Island, 1997

Umme Salim vs. Rhode Island, 1997

Balance Beam 1. 9.975

Kelly Foley vs. George Washington and Rutgers, 2000

Kelly Foley at EAGL Championships, 1998

Danielle Lilly vs. Arizona State, 2000

Rebecca Slobig vs. George Washington and Rutgers, 1998

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

Rebecca Slobig at Towson, 1998

Umme Salim vs. Michigan State, 1998

Kristin Quackenbush vs. Rhode Island, 1997

Jessica Nonnemacher vs. New Hampshire, 1998

Kristin Quackenbush vs. Pitt, 1997

30. 9.9

Tiara Wright at Pitt, 2016

Amanda Halovanic at Massachusetts, 2001

Umme Salim at EAGL Championships, 1998

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

22. 9.9

Melissa Idell at the Unite for Her Pink Invite, 2016 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

Tiara Wright vs. Ohio State and Bowling Green, 2016

Rebecca Slobig vs. Minnesota and North Carolina State, 1999

Alexa Goldberg vs. Kentucky, 2016

2. 9.95

Alexa Goldberg vs. Penn and Cornell, 2015

Hope Sloanhoffer vs. Arkansas, 2012

Lajuanda Moody vs. Kent State, 1994

Alexa Goldberg at the Big 12 Championship, 2014

Gretchen Richter at Pitt with James Madison, 2004

Lajuanda Moody at Kentucky, 1993

Kaylyn Millick at Maryland with Rutgers, 2013

Danielle Lilly at Penn State with Boise State, 2000

Kaylyn Millick at Maryland with Rutgers and William & Mary, 2012

Danielle Lilly vs. George Washington and Rutgers, 2000

Mehgan Morris vs. North Carolina, 2008

Janáe Cox at EAGL Championships, 2005

Mehgan Morris vs. Rutgers, Yale, Temple, 2007

Dinorh Boyd at EAGL Championships, 2003

Mehgan Morris at Ohio State with Kentucky and GW, 2007

Dinorh Boyd vs. Arkansas, 2003

Mehgan Morris at New Hampshire with Michigan St. and Brown, 2007

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

Alexa Goldberg vs. Ohio State and Bowling Green, 2016

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

Beth Deal at the Perfect 10 Challenge, 2014

Kristin Quackenbush at Atlantic 10 Championships, 1995

Zaakira Muhammad vs. Penn State, 2015

Jessica Bartgis at Pitt with James Madison, 2004

Lajuanda Moody at Ohio State, 1993

Alexa Goldberg vs. Ohio State, 2014

Allison Gaidish vs. George Washington, 2001

Hope Sloanhoffer at EAGL Championship, 2012

Danielle Lilly vs. Arizona State, 2000

Floor Exercise 1. 10.0

Alexa Goldberg vs. New Hampshire, 2016

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Janáe Cox at Pitt with James Madison, 2006

Mehgan Morris at Iowa State, 2009

10. 9.925

Erica Watson vs. North Carolina, 2008

Janáe Cox at Pitt with James Madison, 2004

Janáe Cox at Arkansas with Pitt and New Hampshire, 2007

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

Mehgan Morris at Michigan State, 2007

Kristen Macrie vs. Michigan, 2002

GYMNASTICS

TeShawne Jackson vs. New Hampshire, Florida, Cornell and Yale, 2003 Kristen Macrie at Kent State, 2001

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

TeShawne Jackson vs. William & Mary, 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


10. 9.975

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

TeShawne Jackson vs. Nebraska, Penn State and James Madison, 2001 Amanda Halovanic at Massachusetts, 2001

Kristin Quackenbush at NCAA Southeast Regional, 1997 Kristin Quackenbush at Temple, 1997

Kristin Quackenbush vs. Rutgers, 1995

17. 9.95

Melissa Idell and Kirah Koshinski vs. Ohio State and Bowling Green, 2016 Zaakira Muhammad vs. William & Mary, 2016 Alexa Goldberg vs. New Hampshire, 2016

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

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

Lajuanda Moody vs. Pitt and Indiana, Pa. 1994

56. 9.925

Melissa Idell vs. Penn and Cornell, 2015 Dayah Haley vs. Penn State, 2015

Melissa Idell vs. Maryland, New Hampshire and Rutgers, 2015

4. 39.6

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

Jessica Bartgis vs. Bowling Green, 2004

Alaska Richardson vs. Michigan, New Hampshire and Towson, 2013

Kristin Quackenbush vs. Pitt, 1997

6. 39.575

Mehgan Morris vs. Penn State, 2009 Mehgan Morris vs. Pitt, 2009

TeShawne Jackson at EAGL Championships, 2002

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

Tynisha Dennis vs. Michigan and James Madison, 2007

7. 39.55

Janáe Cox vs. New Hampshire and William & Mary, 2006 Janáe Cox vs. George Washington, Iowa and Ohio State, 2006

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

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

Gretchen Richter vs. Bowling Green, 2004

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

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

Kristen Macrie at EAGL Championships, 2002

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

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

Mehgan Morris vs. Kentucky, 2009

Amanda Halovanic vs. Kent State and Towson, 2001

Umme Salim vs. Rhode Island, 1997

TeShawne Jackson at Massachusetts, 2001

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

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

28. 39.45

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

Janáe Cox at Pitt with James Madison, 2006

Shirley Lee vs Ohio State and Rhode Island, 2000

Umme Salim at EAGL Championships, 1998

Kristen Macrie vs. Arizona State, 2000

33. 39.425

Jessica Bartgis vs. Cornell, 2004

TeShawne Jackson vs. Arizona State, 2000

Dinorh Boyd vs. Kent State and Towson, 2001

Shirley Lee vs. Arizona State, 2000

Kristin Quackenbush vs. Rhode Island, 1997

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

Top 100 All-Around Scores 1. 39.675 Janáe Cox vs. Bowling Green, 2004

2. 39.65

Janáe Cox at Pitt with James Madison, 2004

3. 39.625

Jessica Bartgis at Pitt with James Madison, 2004

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

Kristen Macrie at Massachusetts, 2001

Kristen Macrie vs. Massachusetts and Radford, 2000 Jessica Nonnemacher vs. New Hampshire, 1998

42. 39.4

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

Jessica Bartgis at Michigan State with Ohio State, 2004

Mackenzie Myers vs. Ohio State, 2014

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

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TeShawne Jackson vs. Michigan, 2002

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

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

Kristin Quackenbush at Atlantic 10 Championships, 1995

52. 39.375

Kristin Quackenbush at Auburn Invite, 1997

Janáe Cox at Michigan, 2005

Umme Salim vs. Kentucky, 1996

Dinorh Boyd at EAGL Championships, 2001

Nikki West vs. Rhode Island, 1997

94. 39.275

Zaakira Muhammad vs. Ohio State and Bowling Green, 2016

Amy Bieski vs. Minnesota, UNH, Rutgers, 2008

Kaylyn Millick vs. Iowa State, 2013

Janáe Cox vs. George Washington, Iowa and Ohio State, 2006 Jessica Bartgis at North Carolina State with North Carolina, 2004

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

TeShawne Jackson at EAGL Championships, 2001 Dinorh Boyd vs. Nebraska, Penn State and James Madison, 2001

Karla Hairston at Atlantic 10 Championships, 1995

60. 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

71. 39.325

Alexa Goldberg vs. Ohio State and Bowling Green, 2016 Zaakira Muhammad vs. William & Mary, 2016 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

84. 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 Jessica Bartgis vs. Arkansas, 2003

Amanda Halovanic vs. Arkansas, 2003 Umme Salim at Massachusetts, 1998

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Kristen Macrie at Towson, 2002

Shirley Lee vs. Pitt, Temple and Towson, 1999

Kristin Quackenbush at EAGL Championships, 1996


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 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 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-

5

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 65-42-1

AA/MC*

Pct.

.714

.709 .600

Points

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

2,070.65 1,978.925 1,933.7 1,891.937 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. Kaylyn Millick, 2013............................10 Janáe Cox, 2006................................10 Christen Simpson, 2002.....................10 Kelly Foley, 2000.................................10 Lajuanda Moody, 1994.......................10 Andrea DeFelice, 1990........................1

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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, 2012 Hope Sloanhoffer, 2014 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 570.05 556.8 541.025 537.0 535.75 534.5 525.0 518.25 516.05 515.575 513.4 511.475 508.825 508.5 507.55 506.625 505.35 504.575 504.025 503.2375 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

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 Score Year

West Virginia West Virginia West Virginia West Virginia

191.90 192.70 190.79 195.50

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

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

FLOOR EXERCISE

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

* Tied for championship

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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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CONFERENCEHonors 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.

Newcomer of the Year Kirah Koshinski

Scholar-Athlete of the Year Jaida Lawrence

Scholar-Athlete of the Year

2015

Outstanding Senior Gymnast

2013 2016

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

Kristin Quackenbush Umme Salim Dinorh Boyd Janáe Cox Amy Bieski Hope Sloanhoffer

2016

All-Big 12 Team – Vault FIRST TEAM Jaida Lawrence Kirah Koshinski

Gymnast of the Year

2014

All-Big 12 Championship Team

Amanda Halovanic

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

Rookie of the Year

Janáe Cox Mehgan Morris

2016

Coach of the Year

BALANCE BEAM Beth Deal

2014

All‑League Team ‑ Vault

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 Hamp-

shire, 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.

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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 SECOND TEAM Nikki West Kelly Foley Dinorh Boyd Amanda Halovanic Jessica Bartgis Kari Williams Jaime Gold

2006 2008, 2010 2009 2009, 2011, 2012 2010 2012

All‑League Team ‑ Bars 1997 1998 2001 2007 2011 2012

2003

1997 1998 2000 2002 2007 2009 2011

2004 2006

VAULT Kirah Koshinski

Linda Burdette

Erica Watson Amy Bieski Emily Kerwin Tina Maloney Chelsi Tabor Chelsea Goldschrafe

1996, 1998, 2001

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

1996 1997, 1998 2000 2001 2004 2004 2005, 2008

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

1996 1996 1997, 1998 2001, 2003 2004 2006 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 Janáe Cox Tynisha Dennis Amy Bieski Mehgan Morris Kiersten Spoerke Hope Sloanhoffer Alaska Richardson SECOND TEAM Nikki West Kristen Macrie Dinorh Boyd Amanda Halovanic Janáe Cox Cheryl Goldenfield Mehgan Morris Shelly Purkat Naja Johnson Tina Maloney Amy Bieski Kaylyn Millick

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

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

individual honors from 1983‑94. In 1995, the

1996, 1999 2000 2001, 2003 2002 2004 2006 2006 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012

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

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

1991 1992 1993 1994 1995

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 Andrea DeFelice Yvette Clark Andrea DeFelice Jana Perry Karla Hairston

All‑Conference Team ‑ Beam

events plus the all‑around and awarded four

league awarded only a gymnast of the year and

All‑League Team ‑ All‑Around FIRST TEAM Karla Hairston Kristin Quackenbush Umme Salim Shirley Lee Kristen Macrie Dinorh Boyd Janáe Cox Jessica Bartgis Amy Bieski Mehgan Morris Kaylyn Millick Hope Sloanhoffer

SECOND TEAM Nikki West Amanda Halovanic TeShawne Jackson Jessica Bartgis Tina Maloney

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

1983 1984 1984 1985 1985 1987 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

1986 1989

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ACADEMICHonors CoSIDA Academic All-America SECOND TEAM Cathie Price Jessica Nonnemacher THIRD TEAM Amanda Halovanic Janáe Cox

CoSIDA District II ALL-ACADEMIC TEAM FIRST TEAM Cathie Price Jessica Nonnemacher Amanda Halovanic Janáe Cox SECOND TEAM Kiersten Spoerke

1987 1997, 1998 2002 2007

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 Janáe 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 Nicole Roach 2011, 2012 Hope Sloanhoffer 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 Bethany Yurko 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 Parker Beattie 2012

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Reilly Beattie Chelsea Goldschrafe Gina Costa Jaida Lawrence Lindsey Litten Mackenzie Myers Rachel Sine Erica Smith Dayah Haley Lia Salzano Maci Sump Melissa Idell Brooklyn Doggette Robyn Bernard Kirah Koshinski Jaquie Tun

2012 2012 2013 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 2014 2014, 2015, 2016 2014, 2016 2014, 2015 2015 2015 2015 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016

Big 12 Scholar-Athlete of the Year Jaida Lawrence

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 Robyn Bernard Jordan Gillette SECOND TEAM Beth Deal Brooklyn Doggette Amanda Bowman Alexa Goldberg Zaakira Muhammad

2015

2013 2013 2013, 2014, 2015 2013, 2014 2013, 2014 2014, 2015, 2016 2014, 2015, 2016 2014 2015 2015 2016 2016 2014, 2015 2015 2016 2016 2016

Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team Gina Costa Melissa Idell Jaida Lawrence Mackenzie Myers Nicolette Swoboda Robyn Bernard Jordan Gillette Carly Galpin Kirah Koshinski Jaquie Tun Tiara Wright

Academic All‑EAGL

2013 2013 2013 2014 2014 2015 2015 2016 2016 2016 2016

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 Jessica Rohm 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 Janáe 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

1998 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002 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 2016

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 Zaakira Muhammad

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 2016

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 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 1999

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 Kelly Foley

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2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016.

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 Alexa Goldberg

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 2016

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ALL-TIME Nanette Schnaible

1 SEASON: 1974 | RECORD: 5-2

Scores

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

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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

171.25

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

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

177.05

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

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

W W W W

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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.

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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

W W W W W

NCAA Southeast Regional at Georgia (7 teams) 1. Georgia 194.275; 2. Florida 191.175; 3. West Virginia 189.775; 4. Towson 187.30; 5. North Carolina 185.825; 6. George Washington 185.525; 7. Maryland 183.90.

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

W W W W W

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

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

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

192.70

190.05 189.25 188.00 183.75 182.30

W W W W W

NCAA Southeast Regional at Georgia (7 teams) 1. Georgia 197.50; 2. Florida 194.30; 3. North Carolina State 191.00; 4. Kentucky 190.80; 5. Towson 190.50; 6. West Virginia 190.25; 7. George Washington 189.35.

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

W W W W W

NCAA Southeast Regional at West Virginia (7 teams) 1. Georgia 196.775; 2. Florida 192.55; 3. North Carolina State 191.175; 4. Kentucky 190.825; 5. Towson 190.575; 6. George Washington 189.65; 7. West Virginia 188.325.

1995 (15-6) COACH LINDA BURDETTE 185.525 at Pitt 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

W W W W W

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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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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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

W W W W W W W

NCAA Southeast Regional at Florida (7 teams) 1. Georgia 196.95; 2. Florida 195.375; 3. Kentucky 193.925; 4. Towson 192.65; 5t. West Virginia 191.875; 5t. North Carolina State 191.875; 7. Maryland 189.9.

1997 (22-3) COACH LINDA BURDETTE 193.45 Michigan 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

W W W W W W W

NCAA Southeast Regional at Kentucky (7 teams) 1. Florida 195.75; 2. Georgia 195.725; 3. West Virginia 193.15; 4. North Carolina State 192.9; 5. Kentucky 192.875; 6. Towson 192.85; 7. George Washington 189.575.

1998 (23-4) COACH LINDA BURDETTE 190.6 at George Washington 184.55 W 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

W W W W W W W

NCAA Southeast Regional at Georgia (7 teams) 1. Georgia 198.575; 2. Florida 197.075; 3. North Carolina State 195.125; 4. West Virginia 194.8; 5. Kentucky 192.15; 6. George Washington 190.45; 7. Maryland 190.1.

1999 (19-7) COACH LINDA BURDETTE 188.45 vs. SE Missouri St # 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

2000 (19-10) COACH LINDA BURDETTE

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

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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

# - 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

L L L L L

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194.450 195.625

W W

NCAA Region 6 Championships at WVU (6 teams) 1. Alabama 196.625; 2. West Virginia 195.275; 3. North Carolina State 194.900; 4. Maryland 194.125; 5. Ohio State 193.050; 6. Towson 192.850.

at N.C. State Rhode Island William & Mary Radford at Penn State Boise State

Nebraska Masters Classic

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.

196.225 L 191.450 W 190.700 W 189.000 W 195.85 L 193.375 W

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

L L L L

6. New Hampshire 7. North Carolina 8. Rutgers

194.550 194.475 191.800

W W W

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

L W W W W W W

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

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.

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

T W W W W W

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 194.075 at North Carolina 194.375 L Pitt 193.5 W Penn 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 3. West Virginia

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

2. West Virginia

194.875 at Pitt James Madison 194.45 California Pitt 194.625 Rutgers Temple

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

194.9

194.45 194.175 193.175 191.425 190.225

L L W W W W W

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

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

W W W W W W W

NCAA Southeast Regional at Florida (6 teams) 1.Florida 197.525; UCLA 196.625; 3. Nebraska 196.100; 4. West Virginia 194.825; 5. NC State193.825; 6. North Carolina 191.825

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

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.

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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

L W W W W W W

NCAA Southeast Regional at NC State (6 teams) 1. Georgia 197.700; 2. Penn State 195.800; 3. Nebraska 195.450; 4. West Virginia 194.225; 5. North Carolina 194.125; NC State 193.800

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

W L L

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

5 SEASONS: 2012- | RECORD: 65-42-1 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 their first 20-win season

since 2008 and earn their league-best seventh EAGL title, Butts guided WVU though a difficult 2013 schedule in its first season in the Big 12 Conference. That WVU team became the first squad in the program’s history to tally 196.0 or better in every home regular-season meet.

2012 (21-5) COACH JASON BUTTS 195.1 Penn State 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

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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

BIG 12 CHAMPIONSHIP AT WEST VIRGINIA 1. Oklahoma 198.0 2. Iowa State 196.65 3. West Virginia

196.375

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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 AT OKLAHOMA 1. Oklahoma 197.875 2. West Virginia

3. Iowa State

195.025

194.775

2016 (11-8) COACH JASON BUTTS 193.65 at Denver 195.375 L Southern Utah 194.1 L 195.8 New Hampshire 195.225 W 195.8 William & Mary 190.075 W 195.2 at Iowa State 195.3 L 195.25 at Oklahoma 197.9 L 195.25 at Alabama 197.375 L 195.6 Kentucky 195.8 L Unite for Her Pink Invitational (Philadelphia, Pa.) 196.225 Penn State 195.675 W West Chester 193.475 W Temple 191.625 W Southern Connecticut 188.7 W 196.8 Bowling Green 195.725 W Ohio State 195.975 W 195.925 Pitt 193.675 W 195.825 at Pitt 195.675 W BIG 12 CHAMPIONSHIP IN FRISCO, TEXAS 1. Oklahoma 198.05 2. Denver 196.725 3. West Virginia

195.925

4. Iowa State

195.35

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NCAA Regional at Alabama (6 teams) 1. Alabama (197.125); 2. California (195.925); 3. Boise State (195.75); 4. Kentucky (195.725); 5. West Virginia (194.25); 6. Bowling Green (193.85)

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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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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)

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

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SERIES

Records

First Opponent W-L-T Met Alabama 0‑6‑0 1982 Arizona 2‑2‑0 1994 Arizona State 2-1-0 1998 Arkansas 4-3-0 2003 Auburn 4‑6‑0 1986 Ball State 9‑1‑0 1981 Boise State 2‑0‑0 1996 Bowling Green 9‑5‑0 1977 Bridgeport (Conn.) 3-0-0 2005 Brigham Young 0‑1‑0 1990 Brown 4-0-0 2001 California 1‑1‑0 1996 UC Davis 2‑0‑0 1992 UC Santa Barbara 1‑0‑0 1996 Clarion 8‑4‑0 1977 Centenary 1‑0‑0 1995 Central Michigan 1-2-0 1998 Cornell 5-0-0 2003 Denver 4‑6‑0 1991 Duke 3‑0‑0 1982 Eastern Kentucky 2‑1‑0 1976 Eastern Michigan 4‑0‑0 1982 Fairmont State 6‑0‑0 1974 Florida 2‑12‑0 1982 Franklin & Marshall 2‑0‑0 1975 Frostburg State 12‑0‑0 1974 Georgetown 1‑0‑0 1980 George Washington 46-3-0 1983 Georgia 0‑7-0 1990 Georgia College 1‑0‑0 1988 Houston Baptist 1‑0‑0 1987 Illinois 1-0-0 2000 Illinois‑Chicago 3‑0‑0 1980 Illinois State 1-0-0 2009 Indiana, Pa. 25‑1‑0 1975 Indiana State 0‑1‑0 1986 Iowa 2‑2‑0 1990 Iowa State 4-5-1 2002 Jacksonville State 1‑0‑0 1983 James Madison 19‑0‑0 1979 Kent State 21‑9‑0 1975 Kentucky 15‑8‑0 1982 LSU 0‑7‑0 1987 Maryland 37‑18-1 1980 Maryland‑Baltimore County 1‑0‑0 1978 Massachusetts 22‑3‑0 1981 MIT 1-0-0 1998 Miami, Ohio 2‑0‑0 1976 Michigan 4‑19‑0 1980 Michigan State 11‑10‑1 1982 Minnesota 5‑5‑0 1986

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Last Met 2016 2010 2002 2012 2012 2014 2000 2016 2010 1990 2015 2006 1996 1996 1986 1995 2003 2015 2016 1983 1981 2005 1975 2014 1977 1982 1980 2015 2011 1988 1987 2000 2004 2009 1994 1986 2009 2016 1983 2007 2010 2016 2012 2015 1978 2002 1998 1981 2015 2011 2008

Missouri Nebraska New Hampshire New Mexico North Carolina N.C. State Northeastern Northern Illinois Notre Dame Ohio State Oklahoma Oklahoma State Oregon State Penn Penn State Pitt Radford Rhode Island Rutgers Sacramento State Slippery Rock Southeast Missouri State Southern Connecticut Southern Illinois Southern Utah Springfield SUNY‑Brockport Temple Texas Woman’s University Towson UCLA Ursinus Utah Utah State Vermont West Chester Western Michigan William & Mary Wilson Wisconsin Wisconsin-Oshkosh Wisconsin-Whitewater Yale Youngstown State BOLD – 2017 Opponent

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4‑2‑0 1991 1‑9‑0 1983 29‑10‑0 1981 1‑0‑0 1983 29‑15‑0 1979 26‑14‑0 1982 3‑0‑0 1989 1‑0‑0 1994 1‑0‑0 1981 13‑17‑0 1976 1‑12‑0 1989 1‑0‑0 1985 0‑3‑0 1995 10‑0‑0 1980 7‑38‑0 1979 57‑12‑2 1974 6‑0‑0 1985 25‑0‑0 1981 56‑0‑0 1983 1‑0‑0 1992 8‑5‑0 1974 2‑0‑0 1997 1-0-0 2016 2‑0‑0 1982 4-2-0 2000 0‑1‑0 1979 1‑1‑0 1974 43‑1‑0 1980 1‑0‑0 1994 20-10-0 1976 0‑1‑0 1992 2-0-0 1999 0‑2‑0 1990 1‑2‑0 1990 1‑0‑0 1990 1-0-0 2016 3-0-0 2010 17‑0‑0 1978 1-0-0 2007 2‑0‑0 1990 1-0-0 2000 1-0-0 2008 5-0-0 2001 7‑2‑0 1975

2012 2010 2016 1983 2015 2015 1994 1994 1981 2016 2016 1985 2013 2015 2016 2016 2000 2008 2015 1992 1986 1999 2016 1982 2016 1979 1975 2016 1994 2015 1992 2008 2013 2000 1990 2016 2013 2016 2007 1991 2000 2008 2007 1983


CHAMPIONSHIP

Appearances

1982 AIAW Championships

Led by an unheralded freshman from Fairmont, W.Va., named Shari Retton, the 1982 gymnastics team surprised the country by finishing third at the AIAW championships in Memphis, Tenn. Coach Linda Burdette’s Mountaineers, at the University’s first‑ever national championships, finished behind first‑place Florida and runner‑up Alabama, and ahead of national powers Georgia, Ohio State, Brigham Young and Washington State, among others. Retton captured First Team All‑America honors on the vault, uneven parallel bars, floor exercise and the all‑around. WVU qualified for the championships by winning the EAIAW Regional at Clarion State. The Mountaineers scored 139.25 points to edge Yale’s 138.35. That title is still WVU’s only regional championship. The 1982 season saw 18 wins against seven losses. The biggest win of the season was a 142.30‑142.10 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.stands out as one

Pictured here are the members of WVU’s 1995 NCAA team (left to right): front row ‑‑ Allison Poteet and Lauren Schneider; second row ‑‑ Salim, Angel Ricciulli, Hairston and Manago; third row ‑‑ Kaye, Byrnes and Migli; fourth row -- Kristen Fearney, 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.

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Although the Mountaineers finished in 12th place the 2000 season stands out as one where WVU showed tremendous determination and heart. The individual talent was amazing, but it was how the 2000 Mountaineers jelled together that made the West Virginia coaching staff the proudest. 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

finish in the all-around (36.30). 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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Conference Honors

ƒƒ1997 EAGL Gymnast of the Year -unanimous ƒƒ1997 EAGL Outstanding Senior of the Year ƒƒ1997 EAGL floor & all-around champion ƒƒ1997 EAGL first team - vault, bars, beam, floor & all-around ƒƒ1997 EAGL Gymnast of the Week, Jan. 21, Feb. 18 & March 18 ƒƒ1996 EAGL vault & all-around champion ƒƒ1996 EAGL first team - vault, bars, floor & all-around ƒƒ1996 EAGL Gymnast of the Week, March 25 ƒƒ1995 Atlantic 10 Gymnast of the Year ƒƒ1995 Atlantic 10 beam & all-around champion ƒƒ1994 Atlantic 10 Freshman of the Year ƒƒ1994 Atlantic 10 vault, floor & all-around champion

University Honors

ƒƒ1997 Red Brown Cup winner ƒƒ1997 WVU Most Valuable Gymnast ƒƒ1997 Joseph Medrick Award Winner ƒƒ1997 John Quackenbush Award Winner ƒƒ1997 Team Captain ƒƒ1996 Red Brown Cup winner ƒƒ1996 WVU Most Valuable Gymnast ƒƒ1996 Joseph Medrick Award Winner ƒƒ1996 Team Captain

University Records

ƒƒVault - 10.00, set in 1994 as a freshman and tied as a senior ƒƒUneven Bars - 9.9, set in 1997 as a senior* ƒƒBalance Beam - 9.9, set in 1995 as a sophomore* ƒƒFloor Exercise - 10.00, set in 1996 as a junior, and tied twice ƒƒas a senior ƒƒAll-Around - 39.6, set in 1997 as a senior* ƒƒ*Record was later broken

Other School Records:

ƒƒWVU’s first-ever AAI American Award winner ƒƒSix All-American awards ƒƒFive perfect 10s ƒƒTwo 10s in the same meet (March 15, 1997) ƒƒQualified for three straight NCAA Championships ƒƒHighest finish at the NCAA Championships (third on vault, 1996) ƒƒFirst two-time Red Brown Cup winner

Academic Honors

ƒƒ1997 NACGC Scholastic All-American ƒƒ1997 EAGL All-Academic ƒƒ1996 NACGC Scholastic All-American ƒƒ1996 EAGL All-Academic ƒƒ1995-97 Athletic Director’s Academic Honor Roll ƒƒAlso on the WVU Dean’s List and President’s List

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KRISTIN Quackenbush

National Honors

ƒƒ1997 AAI American Award Winner ƒƒ(national collegiate gymnast of the year) ƒƒ1997 NCAA Woman of the Year for West Virginia ƒƒ1996 NCAA First team All-American - vault ƒƒ1996 NCAA Second team All-American - floor & all-around ƒƒ1995 NCAA Second team All-American - floor ƒƒ1994 NCAA Second team All-American - floor & vault


National Honors

ƒƒNCAA First team All-American on floor (1st since 2000, 3rd first team member ever) ƒƒThree-time individual national qualifier in the all-around (only 2nd Mountaineer to do that) ƒƒTook 13th on floor at 2007 nationals

Conference Honors ƒƒ2007 Gymnast of Year ƒƒ2007 Most Outstanding Senior Gymnast ƒƒ11 times the EAGL Gymnast of the Week ƒƒ17 First Team All-EAGL honors ƒƒ2007 First Team vault, bars, beam, floor, all-around ƒƒ2006 First Team vault, bars, beam, floor, all-around ƒƒ2005 EAGL All-Around champion ƒƒ2005 EAGL Balance Beam champion ƒƒ2005 First Team all-around, beam, floor ƒƒ2005 Second Team bars ƒƒ2004 Rookie of the Year ƒƒ2004 EAGL Vault Champion ƒƒ2004 First Team Vault, Bars, Beam, All-Around ƒƒ2004 Second Team Floor •

Where she ranks at WVU ƒƒAll-time leading scorer ƒƒFirst 2,000 point scorer ƒƒMost all-arounds competed (50) ƒƒ37 scores of 39.0 or better in all-around ƒƒThird in career 9.9 scores with 33 ƒƒSecond in career meets competed with 55 ƒƒHolds top two all-around scores in WVU history ƒƒ14th gymnast to qualifiy for NCAAs as an individual, 11th as an all-around ƒƒCaptain both sophomore and junior years ƒƒJust the second WVU gymnast to enter collegiate action as a Level 10 champion (Kristin Quakenbush)

Team Awards

ƒƒ2007 Red Brown Cup award ƒƒ4 times Joseph Medrick Award (team’s highest allaround average) ƒƒ3 times Most Valuable Gymnast

Academic honors ƒƒ2007 ESPN/CoSIDA Third Team Academic All-America ƒƒ4-time Academic all-EAGL ƒƒ4-time NACGC Scholastic All-America

JANÁE

ƒƒAthletic Director’s Academic Honor Roll

Career highs Vault

9.95

JANÁE COX’S CAREER STATISTICS

EAGL Champ., 3/20/04

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

Bowling Green, 3/13/04 Bars

9.925

at Pitt, 3/9/04

Beam

9.925

EAGL Champ. 3/25/05

Floor

9.95

EAGL Champ., 3/20/04

Bowling Green, 3/13/04 All-Around

39.675*

Cox

Bowling Green, 3/13/04

• * school record

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Letterwinners ------ A ------

Shani Andrews.................................2003 Nettie Angotti............................. 1981-82 Randi Aronson..................................1982

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Becky Bailey.....................................1974 Cara Bailey.......................................1994 Jodi Barnes...........................1996-97-98 Jessica Bartgis............2001, 2003-04-05 Tanya Barton....................................1986 Robyn Bernard........................... 2015-16 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....................... 2015-16 Makenzie Bristol....................2011-12-13 Aimee Brown.........................2004-05-06 Elizabeth Byrnes.............. 1992-93-94-95

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

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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

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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

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Cyndi Gacek.......................... 1988C-89C Allison Gaidish...............1998-99-00-01C Carly Galpin......................................2016 Jordan Gillette............................ 2015-16 Jaime Gold...................... 2005-06-07-08 Alexa Goldberg......................2014-15-16 Cheryl Goldenfield........... 2004-05-06-07 Chelsea Goldschrafe....... 2010-11-12-13

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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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Melissa Idell..................... 2013-14-15-16 Heather Izer..................... 2006-07-08-09

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TeShawne Jackson........2000-01-02-03C Jennifer Jewel..................................1983 Naja Johnson.................. 2008-09-10-11 Nancy Jones.................... 1974-75-76-77 Stephanie Judge........ 1976-77-78C-79C

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Jennifer Kaye.................1992-93-94-95C Jennifer Kearney..............................1990 Stephanie Keaton............ 2008-09-10-11 Karen Kennedy.................................1974 Emily Kerwin..................2008-09-10-11C Karen Kirszenstein........... 1987-88-89-90 Kirah Koshinski.................................2016

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Kim LaGorga....................................1985 Emma Lasker....................................2014 Jaida Lawrence............... 2013-14-15-16 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

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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 Sarah Moore.....................................2016 Vicki Moore............................1982-83-85 Mehgan Morris..............2006-07-08-09C Becky Morrison.......................... 1993-94 Dana Morse......................................1976 Zaakira Muhammad................... 2015-16 Lee Musselman........................1974-75C Mackenzie Myers....................... 2014-15

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Carri Nagle...................... 2002-03-04-05 Paula Nahal...........................1978-79-80 Sarah Neal.................................. 1974-75 Lisa Neutze................. 1978-79-80C-81C Judy Niesslein..........................1974-75C Jessica Nonnemacher...1996-97-98-00C Sabrina Noonan.................. 2004-05-06C

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

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Peggy Payer............................... 1979-80 Jana Perry.................. 1990-91-92C-93C Amy Piera.........................................1985 Susie Pierce........................ 1989-90-91C Allison Poteet...................................1995 Radine Powley..................................1989 Allison Pratus................... 1999-00-01-02 Alysha Pretzello.................. 2009-10C-11 Dawn Prevost................1980-81-82-83C Cathie Price................ 1984-85-86C-87C Jennifer Price....................................1978 Shelly Purkat................... 2007-08-09-10

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

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Lisa Reed......................... 1989-90-91-92 Maureen Repmann................1987-88-90

Shari Retton................ 1982-83-84C-85C Angel Ricciulli...................................1995 Alaska Richardson........... 2010-11-12-13 Gretchen Richter............. 2003-04-05-06 Jackie Ridenour.......................... 1980-81 Nicole Roach................... 2009-10-11-12 Garnet Robinson...................1975-76-77 Jessica Rohm............. 1999-00-01C-02C Amy Ross.........................................1988 Vanessa Rotruck...................1975-76-78 Liz Rouse.................................... 2006-07 Kendra Ruppert.....................1988-89-90 Kim Ruppert.................... 1990-91-92-93

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Umme Salim.................... 1995-96-97-98 Lia Salzano...................... 2012-13-14-15 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

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Chelsi Tabor..................... 2007-08-09-10 Shelia Taylor..........................1979-80-81 Debra Thoma.............................. 1975-76 Pattie Thomson................................1977 Audrey Tolbert............................ 2015-16 Maria Torre....................... 1974-75-76-77 Rosemarie Torre.............. 1974-75-76-77 Sally Totten................................. 1977-78 Jaquie Tun........................................2016

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Erica Watson................... 2006-07-08-09 Kara Weaver.................... 2005-06-07-08 Nikki West................... 1996-97-98C-99C Elizabeth White.................................2007 Shelley White....................................1997 Kari Williams............... 2002-03-04C-05C Lequita Williams......................... 2004-05 Ashley Wilson............. 2007-08-09C-10C Tiara Wright .....................................2016

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


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WVU Director of Athletics Shane Lyons....... 125 Senior Staff................................................... 126 Head Coaches.............................................. 126 Athletic Facilities.......................................... 127 Scoring Information...................................... 128 Media Information........................................ 130 WVU Athletic Communications.................... 130


E. GORDON Gee, PRESIDENT

Dr. E. Gordon Gee is one of America’s most prominent higher education leaders, having served as president of some of the most prestigious public and private universities for more than three decades. When he returned to lead West Virginia University in 2014 as the institution’s 24th president, it was a homecoming of sorts. He was first named WVU president in 1981 at age 36 – at the time, considered among the youngest persons to ever serve as a university president. He led WVU until 1985 when he went on to presidencies at the University of Colorado (198590), Brown University (1998-2000) and Vanderbilt University (2001-07). He served as president of The Ohio State University from 1990-97 and again from 2007-13. On his return to the Morgantown campus, he said, “This is not a job to me; it is a calling.” His leadership style bears that out as he works tirelessly to advance the University’s land-grant mission and open doors to the American dream. In his latest address to the University community, he called for reinventing education for our young people, on our campuses, throughout our state and beyond; transforming health care for our citizens; and cultivating prosperity in our communities. “Doing our best for the 1.8 million people of West Virginia is our noblest calling and our proudest distinction,” he said. Gee has built a special relationship with the students as well as the state’s citizens, making it a point to visit students where they live, learn and socialize -- and visiting all 55 West Virginia counties during his inaugural year – and at least half in subsequent years. 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 WVU College of Law, and, in 1981, was named WVU’s 19th president. Gee serves on several education-governance organizations and committees, including the Big 12 Conference Council of Presidents and formerly the Business Higher Education Forum and the American Association of Universities. He was chair of the American Council on Education’s Commission on Higher Education Attainment and served as co-chair of the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities’ Energy Advisory Committee. In 2009, King Abdulaziz University in Saudi Arabia invited

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him to join its international advisory board. In 2009, Time magazine named him one of the top 10 university presidents in the United States. Active in many national professional and service organizations, he is on the executive committee of the National 4-H Council Board of Trustees and serves on the Board of Directors of the American Council on Education, the nation’s largest higher education organization. He has also served on the boards for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum and Limited Brands. In 2011, Gee began serving as secretary on the Board of Directors of Ohio’s economic development program, JobsOhio. In 2011-12, 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. 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.

The GEE FAMILY - Front from left: Nathan, Elly and Ben Patrón. Back from left: Rebekah Gee, Eva Patrón, E. Gordon Gee, Elizabeth Patrón and David Patrón


SHANELyons

DIRECTOR OF ATHLETICS

Since being named Director of Intercollegiate Athletics and Associate Vice President at West Virginia University in January 2015, Shane Lyons has not been interested in headlines, he’s been interested in results. Working furiously behind the scenes, Lyons rolls up his sleeves every day for the betterment of WVU’s student-athletes, fans and athletic department. In his second year on the job, he keeps his fingers on the pulse of more than $110 million in athletic facility improvements that will be completed in the next year. In fact, his first year on the job can be defined as a year of fan enhancements to the WVU Coliseum and Milan Puskar Stadium as he has worked tirelessly to modernize 46- and 36-year-old facilities. Next up on his agenda are student-athlete enhancements with a new Olympic sport weight and training room. Also in the coming year, Lyons will continue to work with the Morgantown community on bringing a $45 million aquatic and track center to Morgantown, which will provide health and fitness benefits to all ages. When he’s not in his office, he’s an energized fundraiser where his efforts and honesty are appreciated by Mountaineer Athletic Club donors. Lyons oversees 18 varsity sports, a department budget of approximately $88 million, 200 employees, and approximately 500 student-athletes. He has already put the finishing touches on a $21 million baseball park and renovations are in the final stages to the football and basketball facilities that will bring long overdue new restrooms, concessions, ADA seating and fan comfort. Leaving the headlines to others, Lyons, confidently behind the scenes, directed a department in his first year that brought an 18th national championship for rifle, 30 All Americans, 110 All-Conference performers, 18 academic award winners and 109 Academic All-Conference selections. His work with WVU President E. Gordon Gee’s senior leadership team, as well as the Big 12 Conference and other national committees has brought additional respect and positive exposure to his department and the University. He currently serves on the Big 12 Administration Committee, Finance and Budget Committee and the Game Management and Officiating Subcommittee. 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 of the Crimson Tide Athletic program. During his time at Alabama, his responsibilities included oversight of a $120 million budget, management of the day-to-day operations of the department 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 senior 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 Wisconsin-Madison, have two children: Cameron and Brooke. 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)

2011-15

Alabama (Deputy Director of Athletics/Chief Operating Officer)

2015-present West Virginia (Director of Athletics and Associate Vice President)

The LyonsFAMILY: Cameron, Brooke, Emily and Shane

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WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY INTERCOLLEGIATEAthletics

KeliCUNNINGHAM

Steve URYASZ

Deputy Athletic Director

Executive Senior Associate Athletic Director

Greg FEATHERSTON

JoeHESKETT

Associate Athletic Director/ Governance & Compliance

Associate Athletic Director/ Sports Performance

MichaelFRAGALE

TerriHOWES

BenMURRAY

Senior Associate Athletic Director/Communications

Senior Associate Athletic Senior Associate Athletic Director/Sports Administration, Director/Executive Director SWA

AprilMESSERLY

KevinMILLER

Associate Athletic Director/ Facilities & Operations

Associate Athletic Director/ Annual Fund

MichaelSZUL

Senior Associate Athletic Director/Business Operations

ZachECKERT

Susan HAMMOND

Assistant Athletic Director/ Facilities & Operations

Assistant Athletic Director/ Donor Relations

Matt WELLS

Senior Associate Athletic Director/ External Affairs

Dr. MattLIVELY Assistant Athletic Director, Sports Medicine

WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY Head Coaches

BryanMESSERLY

SamMORRONE

Assistant Athletic Director/ Communications

Assistant Athletic Director/ Business Operations

NathanielZINN Assistant Athletic Director, Assistant Athletic Director/ Student-Athlete Development Marketing

JasonBUTTS

MikeCAREY

SeanCLEARY

SeanCOVICH

JonHAMMOND

SammieHENSON

DanaHOLGORSEN

BobHUGGINS

JimmyKING

MarlonLEBLANC

MihaLISAC

RandyMAZEY

VicRIGGS

ReedSUNAHARA

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StephanieWHITE

Cross Country/Track

Men’s Soccer

Men’s Golf

Tennis

Rifle

Baseball

Wrestling

Swimming and Diving

NikkiIZZO-BROWN

Women’s Soccer

Football

Volleyball


ATHLETICFacilities BASKETBALL PRACTICE FACILITY

CAPERTON INDOOR FACILITY

CARY GYM

DICK DLESK SOCCER STADIUM

DREAMSWORK FIELD

MONONGALIA COUNTY BALLPARK

MOUNTAINEER FIELD AT MILAN PUSKAR STADIUM

MOUNTAINEER TENNIS COURTS

MOUNTAINEER TRACK

WVU BOATHOUSE

WVU COLISEUM

WVU NATATORIUM

WVU RIFLE RANGE

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SCORINGInformation Scoring Information

In collegiate team competition, six gymnasts perform on each of the four apparatuses (vault, uneven parallel bars, balance beam and floor exercise). The five best individual scores per event comprise the cumulative team total.

Collegiate competition requires at least two judges to evaluate the score of an athlete’s performance. Their scores are averaged to arrive at a final mark. A perfect team score is 200, with top collegiate scores ranging between 193.00 and 198.00. Optional routines, choreographed to express the gymnasts’ skills that they perform best, are based on a score of 9.5 with a possibility of an additional five-tenths for completing more difficult skills and or combinations.

JUDGES USE THE FOLLOWING CATEGORIES TO EVALUATE OPTIONAL ROUTINES:

Value parts (difficulty)

2.20

Special Requirements

2.00

Bonus elements

0.50

Execution/composition 5.30 Total

10.00 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

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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. TiaraWRIGHT

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 four of the Mountaineers’ 2017 regularseason 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.

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 2017, 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.

Media Services

The West Virginia University athletic communications office will be available throughout the entire 2017 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.

Meet Day

Parking is free at the WVU Coliseum. Complete statistics are provided to all working media at the end of each rotation and postmeet. 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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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

Senior 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 MaggieMATELLA

Graduate Assistant ChrisPHARIS 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.


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