Helgesen, Kreager and Nogaki repeat national honor
Brown, Nogaki, Holder and Yektaparast earn Outstanding Contribution awards
Helgesen, Kreager, Nogaki, Stamates and Yamashita make conference honor roll
Brown becomes first Aggie to earn at-large berths in two different events
Brown (bars, beam), Nogaki (vault), Stamates (beam, floor) headed for Utah's Huntsman Center
2015: ALL-MPSF on vault, tying teammate Tiana Montell for conference lead (9.850) heading into conference championships... NCAA QUALIFIER on vault, ranking 15th in West (9.860)... Tied own school record two more times with back-to-back 9.900s in home duals against George Washington (Feb. 8) and Seattle Pacific (Feb. 13)... Added road-best 9.875 at San Jose State (Feb. 20) plus three 9.850s down stretch of regular season... MPSF runner-up on vault with 9.850... Also made beam lineup eight times, floor lineup three times... Scored 9.725 on beam and season-high 9.750 on floor at Sac State (Jan. 23)... Hit season-best 9.800 in NorCal Classic opener (Jan. 4)... Won MPSF Specialist of the Week accolades on Feb. 17 and Mar. 10... Claimed one of team's four Outstanding Contribution Awards... Earned All-Academic from both MPSF and NACGC/W.
2014: ALL-MPSF on vault, compiling 9.780 RQS... Earned MPSF Newcomer of the Week honors on Jan. 28 and Feb. 11... The first was for tying the school vault record of 9.900, joining her in Aggie annals with Katie Yamamura (2011 & 2012), Flora Bare (2003) and Jill Henrie (1993)... Also hit scores of 9.825 at San Jose State (Feb. 7) and at Sacramento State with Alaska Anchorage (Feb. 16)... Earned MPSF All-Academic accolades.
HIGH SCHOOL/CLUB: Graduated from Villa Park HS in 2012... Competed for Gym-Max (Costa Mesa) before moving to Wildfire Gymnastics (Tustin) in 2011... Junior Olympics NIT qualifier in 2011... Made Region 1 Level 10 meet in final season at Gym-Max... Won vault title and finished 3rd in all-around at first state meet as a Wildfire team member... Went on to place 3rd on vault, 5th on bars, 8th in all-around at Region 1 meet before advancing to NIT that year... Trained alongside 2012 Olympians Kyla Ross and McKayla Maroney at Gym-Max.
PERSONAL: Born in Orange, Calif.... Majoring in human development... Parents are Mark and Sheri Nogaki... Middle child of three, along with Bryan (23) and Kristen (19)... Kristen was also a gymnastics standout at Wildfire, now competes at Michigan.