Tiana Montell
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Hilo, Hawaii

High School:
St. Joseph HS '11

Height:
5-3

Event:
AA

Major:
Animal Science

2014: ALL-MPSF on beam, compiling RQS of 9.765... Appeared in all 13 meets on beam, plus 12 on floor, eight on vault, six on bars and four as all-arounder... Scored 39.000 and 39.050 in back-to-back home meets: Stanford/Utah/SJSU quad and first Causeway dual... Became third gymnast in UC Davis history to surpass 39-point barrier multiple times (joining Katie Yamamura and Anna Shumaker) and only the eighth to do so at all... Tied career high of 9.850 on vault in that quad meet, then added then-season-best 9.800 on floor... Scored 9.825 on each of vault and floor in home dual with Seattle Pacific... Among team's Outstanding Contribution award recipients for a third straight year.

2013: ALL-MPSF on vault (9.765) and beam (9.690)... Scored 9.800 or better on vault three times, including career-best 9.850 at San Jose State's March quad meet... Previous season highs had been 9.800 vs. Seattle Pacific and at Sac State... Hit bars PR of 9.725 at Washington then matched it a month later at UCLA... Joined the beam lineup at UCLA with a 9.675, scored 9.725s at Sac State and San Jose State, then topped out at 9.750 in home finale with Sac State and Air Force... Garnered a second straight Outstanding Contribution award.

2012: NCAA SEATTLE REGIONAL QUALIFIER in all-around, placing 17th (38.150)... MPSF CHAMPION in all-around, scoring season-high 38.725 at conference meet... Also finished T2nd in beam at 9.850, crushing previous best of 9.725 the week before... ALL-MPSF in all-around (38.070)... Second freshman all-arounder in school history to qualify for NCAA Regional, after Katie Yamamura in 2010... Hit season-best 9.700 on floor at MPSF Championships... Vault high was 9.700 in home opener with Air Force... Made all-around debut of 38.000 in home triangular with Cal & Seattle Pacific... Scored 38.450/38.625/38.725 in final three meets to secure region berth... Collected one of team's four Outstanding Contribution awards.

HIGH SCHOOL/CLUB: National Honor Society student at St. Joseph HS, graduating in 2011... Competed for Pantheon School of Gymnastics for 13 years... Began competing at Level 10 in 2007... Reached Junior Olympic Nationals in 2008, 2010 and 2011; NIT in 2009... Placed 4th on vault, bars and all-around at Region 2 Championships in 2011... Two-time state champion... Executed a D-value bar element at 2008 JOs, entered into the Code of Points as a Montell.

PERSONAL: Born in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii... Majoring in animal science... Parents are Edwin & Jody Montell... Older sister, Lynsey (21), attends Stanford... Proudest personal accomplishment was having a gymnastics skill named after her.

Year-By-Year Averages/Highs

YearVaultBarsBeamFloorAll-Around

2012 Averages 9.562 9.562 9.472 9.544 38.144
2012 Highs 9.700 9.700 9.850 9.700 38.725

2013 Averages 9.654 9.621 9.679
2013 Highs 9.850 9.725 9.750

2014 Averages 9.691 9.575 9.712 9.731 38.819
2014 Highs 9.850 9.725 9.825 9.825 39.050

Career Highs 9.850 9.725 9.850 9.825 39.050