Aggie vaulters break two-year-old record with 48.950
2012: ALL-MPSF on vault (9.640) and floor (9.730)... MPSF CHAMPION on beam, shattering career high with 9.875 at conference meet... That score puts her in a tie for 4th in school history... Competed on three events in all 12 meets, earning one of team's Outstanding Contribution awards... Scored 9.600 or better on vault nine times, including season-best 9.725 vs. Air Force... Conference beam title capped solid March in the event, having scored 9.675-9.600-9.625 in the three preceding meets... Previous best was 9.750 in home triangular with Oregon State and Sac State... Scored 9.750 on floor three times, all in various home meets... Hit 9.725 on floor twice: at Stanford's NorCal quad meet early in year, then at San Jose State in season's penultimate weekend... Earned MPSF All-Academic honors.
2011: Competed in all 11 meets on vault... Scored season-best 9.725 at Sacramento State... Also hit 9.650 at San Jose State and twice posted 9.600, including at MPSF Championships... Made one floor appearance, delivering 9.650 at Sac State.
HIGH SCHOOL/CLUB: Earned Distinguished Graduate award from Saint Mary's HS in 2010... Competed for Byers Gymnastics of Elk Grove from 2004-10, including last two years at Level 10... Qualified for Junior Olympics in 2010, placing 17th (37.175) in all-around... Won Region I vault (9.575) the week prior to nationals, adding 5th on floor and in all-around... Won NorCal vault championship in 2009, qualifying to Region I meet... Captured vault title at both state and region Level 9 meets in 2008.... Also took all-around medal at '08 regional (37.075).
PERSONAL: Born in Stockton, Calif.... Exercise biology major, hopes for career in physical therapy... Parents are John & Sarah Kennedy... Second of four siblings: Meghan (22), Fiona (17) and Callaghan (15).