Agah, Yektaparast voted to team's leadership positions; four Aggies earn Outstanding Contribution awards
UC Davis claims each of Gymnast, Specialist and Freshman of the Week honors for second time ever
UC Davis launches 2018 season at NorCal Classic
UC Davis hosts Air Force for final meet before MPSF Championships
Aggies move atop MPSF standings, 37th nationally
2012: ALL-MPSF on vault (9.750) and beam (9.660)... Competed in those two events in 11 of 12 meets despite recovering from offseason shoulder surgery... Twice scored 9.850 on vault, moving her into T6th in school's all-time scores list (T5th among career highs)... Both occasions were in road meets: at Cal and Sac State... Notched career-high 9.850 in back-to-back meets to finish season, the latter of which finished T2nd at MPSF Championships... Also finished as conference runner-up (behind Katie Yamamura) on vault... Earned one of team's four Outstanding Contributions awards for second straight year.
2011: ALL-MPSF on vault, posting conference's highest RQS (9.780)... NCAA Regional qualifier, tying for 17th on vault at 9.750... Scored season-best 9.800 three times: at Cal State Fullerton, at Seattle Pacific and at Sacramento State... Also scored 9.775 three times, including runner-up finish at MPSF Championships... Appeared in beam lineup nine times, scoring season-high 9.775 at Fullerton... Competed on bars in five meets, including 9.800 in home dual with California... Enjoyed strong three-event performance at Oregon State's Salbasgeon Suites Invitational, scoring 9.775 on vault, 9.575 on bars, 9.750 on beam... Team Outstanding Contribution award-winner.
HIGH SCHOOL/CLUB: Graduated from Alameda HS in 2010... Member of Pacific West Gymnastics (Union City, Calif.)... Qualified for 2009 Junior Olympics national meet in her first year at Level 10... Won Level 9 Region I titles on bars (9.425), beam (9.700), floor (9.425) and all-around (37.925) the previous spring.
PERSONAL: Born in Richmond, Va.... Majoring in exercise biology... Parents are Chris Shumaker and Kim Ahern... One of five siblings, along with Cory (25), Troy (20), Collin (13) and Cameron (8)... Fan of the Boston Red Sox (note: Coach Lavallee is a Yankee fan).