Agah, Yektaparast voted to team's leadership positions; four Aggies earn Outstanding Contribution awards
UC Davis hosts No. 21 Stanford, San Jose State and Seattle Pacific
2011 TEAM CO-CAPTAIN
2010: Redshirted due to injury.
2009: MPSF CO-CHAMPION on vault, tying Alaska Anchorage's Lauren Agostino at 9.800... Narrowly missed All-MPSF honors in the event, ranking t9th (9.635) heading into conference meet... Finished 7th in final MPSF rankings at 9.680, thanks to her season-best score at championships... Competed on beam 11 times... Scored 9.725 on vault and beam (season best) in home dual with Seattle Pacific... Earned MPSF All-Academic and NACGC/W Academic awards.
2008: ALL-MPSF on vault, balance beam and all-around... Ranked 2nd in MPSF with 9.790 RQS on vault, just behind teammate Michelle Bobonski... Also had 9.635 on beam, 37.730 in all-around heading into MPSF Championships... Won MPSF Gymnast of the Week honors for Feb. 26... Tallied season-best 38.625 in all-around in home quad meet with Stanford/Sac State/San Jose State, scoring season highs of 9.700 on bars and 9.650 on floor in the meet... Scored 9.800 or better on vault four times, including 9.850 in televised road dual at Alaska Anchorage... Hit season-best beam mark of 9.750 to win event title at home dual with Cal State Fullerton (along with 9.775 on vault)... One of four recipients of team's Outstanding Contributions honors... Also earned NACGC/W Academic Award.
HIGH SCHOOL/CLUB: Graduated among top 10 percent of her class at San Marin HS in 2007... Two-time Jr. Olympics national qualifier for Rohnert Park Gymnastics... Won three state Level 10 vault titles in four years, placing 3rd at Region I meet in 2006... Finished 2nd in all-around at NorCals in 2005, 4th in 2006.
PERSONAL: Born in Greenbrae, Calif.... Majoring in psychology... Parents are Les Nicolini and Debbie Nicolini Dittman... Older brother, Billy (21), plays basketball for La Verne... If not for gymnastics, would consider playing volleyball at UC Davis.