Brown becomes first Aggie to earn at-large berths in two different events
UC Davis hosts Sacramento State and No. 14 California in home finale
UC Davis hits No. 2 all-time beam score, No. 5 team total
UC Davis has won six of the eight total Specialist awards in 2016
Aggies posted season highs on beam, floor, total score in Sunday's home dual
2000: NATIONAL CHAMPION on floor (9.900) and bars (9.925)... ALL-AMERICAN in all-around, placing 2nd (38.700)... Earned HUBERT HEITMAN AWARD as UC Davis? outstanding female athlete of the year... Set or tied three school records at Western Independents: 39.025 in all-around, and 9.925 on both floor and bars... All-around and bars marks still stand through 2001 season... Also had career-best 9.500 on vault in that meet... Scored record 9.925 on bars three times: in opener vs. San Jose State, at Western Independents and at USAG event finals... Posted team?s highest averages of bars (9.707), floor (9.754) and all-around (38.025).
1999: ALL-AMERICAN, placing 6th on bars (9.875) and floor (9.775)... Joined team in time for Western Independents... Made Aggie debut with 9.850 on bars, sharing third place... Hit 9.775 on floor at both USAG prelims and final... Scored 9.825 on bars at team final.
ST. FRANCIS HS ?98: Competed for Gymagic Gymnastics Club for 11 years... Reached Junior Olympic Level 10 nationals in 1998... Gymagic placed 3rd at that event.
PERSONAL: Born Feb. 7, 1980 in Sacramento, Calif.... Daughter of Vicente & Graciela Ruelas... Nicknamed ?Rue?... Older sister, Laurie, also attends UC Davis... Majoring in human development... Best athletes against whom she?s competed is the entire UCLA gymnastics team.