Michelle Kulovitz
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Anaheim Hills, Calif.

High School:
Mater Dei HS '04

Height:
5-3

Event:
AA

Major:
Exercise Biology

2008 TEAM CAPTAIN

2007: ALL-MPSF SECOND TEAM in all-around, finishing season with 38.030 RQS... Appeared as an all-arounder in seven meets, hitting season-best 38.775 in triangular at San Jose State with Sac State... Scored 9.700 or better on vault in 11 straight meets, including 9.800s against Air Force and at Boise State... Finished T2nd (with teammate Tanya Ho) at MPSF Championships on beam, posting season-high 9.725... Also hit season-high 9.825 on floor at the conference meet, placing 6th overall... Co-winner of team's Coaches' Award.

2006: USAG CHAMPION in all-around, posting 38.450 during team prelim and all-around final... Became UC Davis' third USAG all-around champion, joining Jill Henrie (1993) and Flora Bare (2001)... USAG ALL-AMERICAN on vault, placing 5th (9.675)... Competed in all-around five times, starting with season-best 38.600 in home dual with Boise State... Scored 9.600 or better on vault 10 times, including season-best 9.825 at home vs. Sacramento State... Added 9.800 in USAG team final... Appeared in bars lineup 10 times, hitting 9.700 barrier in three straight meets... Scored 9.775 as part of all-around debut vs. Boise... Scored season-high marks on beam (9.725) and floor (9.700) during USAG team final... Placed T3rd on beam at MPSF Championships at 9.650, then improved to 9.700 during USAG team prelim.

2005: Double USAG ALL-AMERICAN, placing 2nd in vault (9.637) and 8th on beam (9.175)... Also qualified for USAG event final on floor, placing T6th (9.775) in team prelims... Garned two ALL-MPSF honors, making first team on vault, second team on beam... Ranked 6th among USAG competitors in vault with 9.700 RQS... Scored 9.700 or better on vault five times, including 9.750 in road dual at Sacramento State... Added 9.675 on beam and 9.750 on floor in that meet, then season-high marks... Had best overall meet in national team prelims, scoring 9.700 on vault, season-best 9.875 on beam and season-best 9.775 on floor... Beam score ranks T3rd among school's top scores and top career highs.

HIGH SCHOOL/CLUB: Graduated from Mater Dei HS in 2004... Six-year member of South Coast Gymnastics in Santa Ana... Won vault title at Level 10 state and regional championships in 2000... Placed 5th on beam at regionals in 2003.

PERSONAL: Born in Orange County... Majoring in exercise biology... Parents are Ken & Mary Kulovitz... Older sister, Lisa, attended Cal State Fullerton... Proudest personal accomplishment winning the USAG all-around championship in 2006... Plans on attending medical school.