Flora Bare
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Santa Cruz, Calif.

High School:
Santa Cruz HS '99

Height:
5-4

Event:
AA

Major:
Dramatic Arts

2002: USAG ALL-AMERICAN in all-around (3rd), vault (9th), beam (3rd) and floor ex (T3rd), bringing her career total to nine... Scored season-best 38.825 in all-around at nationals... Posted Aggies? top three all-around scores of the season... Had run of five sraight 9.800-plus floor scores before suffering injury before Seattle Pacific home dual... Made FX comeback with 9.900 at national team prelim... Hit career-high 9.750 on vault at UC Santa Barbara, T6th on school?s all-time performances list... Finished 7th in final USAG rankings on floor (38.430 RQS).

2001: USAG CHAMPION in all-around, scoring 38.675... USAG ALL-AMERICAN in balance beam (T2nd) and floor (7th)... One of two Aggies to qualifiy as at-large competitors for NCAA West Regional at UCLA... Placed 17th in all-around (38.000), T12th on beam (9.775)... Shared win on floor with Poppy Major at Western Independent Championships, hitting school record of 9.950... Scored 38.975 in the all-around, 2nd all-time at UC Davis... Hit 38.775 two weeks before in home meet with UC Berkeley... Finished 2nd in final USAG rankings on floor (9.870 RQS), 3rd in all-around (38.515 RQS).

2000: ALL-AMERICAN in all-around (5th), floor (6th), despite stress fracture in her right shin... Did not compete in either event for two months prior to nationals... Had season-highs on vault (9.700), floor (9.825) and all-around (38.350) vs. UC Santa Barbara just before injury (2/12).

HIGH SCHOOL/CLUB: Three-year state and regional Level 10 qualifier for Santa Cruz Gymnastics Club... Placed 7th all-around in 1999 state competition... Also finished 3rd on beam, 5th on vault, 7th on floor, 10th on bars... Graduated from Santa Cruz HS in 1999.

PERSONAL: Born Nov. 2, 1980 in Henderson, Ky.... Dramatic arts major... Daughter of Steve & Joan Bare... Nicknamed ?Flo?... Father played football for Western Kentucky... Has an older brother, Wes (24) and younger sister, Leigha (18)... Lists former teammate Brianne Bray as her sports hero... Lists singing, dancing, choreographer and ?sticking my stomach out really far? as her hobbies... Hopes to become an actor or a college professor and coach.