Vanessa Baume
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Half Moon Bay, Calif.

High School:
Half Moon Bay HS '99

Height:
5-3

Event:
V,FX

Major:
Human Development

2002: USAG ALL-AMERICAN on floor, placing 9th (9.575)... Scored 9.875 in national prelims to advance to event final... Averaged 9.743 on floor, 9.516 on vault, competing in all 15 meets... Placed T5th on vault (9.750), T6th on floor (9.825) at inaugural MPSF Championships... Vault score ranks T6th all-time at UC Davis... Floor score tied her career high until she surpassed it at nationals two weeks later... Shared 7th place (with teammate Brianna Pieroni) on final USAG rankings on vault.

2001: Averaged 9.611 on floor in nine meets... Hit season-best 9.775 in home meet vs. Sacramento State... Also emerged as a strong vaulter, scoring as high as 9.750 at home vs. Alaska Anchorage... Added 9.625 on vault, 9.600 on floor at Sac State?s Candlewood Suite Invite.

2000: Redshirted.

HIGH SCHOOL/CLUB: Graduated from Half Moon Bay HS in 1999... Competed for Paragon Sportstech club, which visited China and met the national team in 1996.

PERSONAL: Born June 3, 1981 in Redwood City, Calif.... Majoring in human development... Daughter of Harry & Irene Baume... Sister, Veronica, attends Cal Poly... Hopes to become an elementary school teacher... Career highlight thus far was winning All-America honors last year.