Kayla DeFrancesco
Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Murrieta, Calif.

High School:
Murrieta Valley HS '11

Height:
5-4

Event:
AA

Major:
Exercise Biology

HIGH SCHOOL/CLUB: Four-year honor roll student at Murrieta Valley HS, graduating in 2011... Competed for Southern California Elite Gymnastics Academy for 12 years, including three at Level 10... Won state floor title then placed 2nd at Region 1 championships in 2010...Finished 3rd on floor at state meet the following year... Qualified for NIT in 2009, finishing 2nd on beam, 7th in all-around... Won regional all-around title in final year of Level 9.

PERSONAL: Born in Riverside County, Calif.... Majoring in exercise biology... Parents are Joseph & Brenda DeFrancesco... One of two siblings, along with Corey (20)... Event in history she would like to have witnessed is a live Beatles concert... Proudest personal accomplishment was learning a Tkachev.