Tennis teams claimed Welch and Leach GPA awards
Brown, Nogaki, Holder and Yektaparast earn Outstanding Contribution awards
Helgesen, Kreager, Nogaki, Stamates and Yamashita make conference honor roll
Brown becomes first Aggie to earn at-large berths in two different events
Brown (bars, beam), Nogaki (vault), Stamates (beam, floor) headed for Utah's Huntsman Center
2015: ALL-MPSF on beam and floor for second straight year... Led conference with 9.850 beam RQS heading into conference championships while her 9.830 on floor was 4th overall... Tied school record of 9.950 on floor in Mar. 13 home dual with Washington, joining Flora Bare (2001), Poppy Major (2001) and Tiffany Chan (2004)... That mark also garnered her second of two MPSF Specialist of the Week nods... Tied for 2nd on floor (with teammate Kala DeFrancesco) at MPSF Championships at 9.850... Opened season with 9.850 on both beam and floor during NorCal Classic (Jan. 4)... Hit beam best of 9.875 in Causeway Cup dual at Sac State (Jan. 23), then scored 9.875 on floor in home dual vs. George Washington (Feb. 8)... In all, scored 9.8 or better 13 times (8 on FX, 5 on BB) to raise career total to 38... Enters 2016 season needing 12 to surpass Ericka Ruelas (1999-2002) for most 9.8s in school history... Captured second Outstanding Contribution Award... Made MPSF All-Academic squad.
2014: ALL-MPSF on beam and floor... Led MPSF and ranked 7th in West Region on floor with 9.870 RQS... Finished 9th in conference on beam at 9.775... Arguably had Aggies' best overall performance at NCAA Fayetteville Regional, scoring 9.725 on vault, 9.725 on beam, 9.850 on floor... Placed T15th on beam, T12th on floor as team's highest finisher in those respective events at that meet... Won back-to-back MPSF Specialist of the Week awards in early February... First such honor was for 9.800-9.825-9.850 night (vault-beam-floor) at home vs. Sacramento State... Matched that beam score and improved to 9.875 on floor a week later at San Jose State for the second award... Scored 9.850 or better on floor eight times, including 9.900 at home vs. Seattle Pacific and in road dual at Cal... Earned one of team's Outstanding Contribution awards.
2013: ALL-MPSF on floor, ranking 2nd in RQS (9.830) and placing 2nd in that event (9.850) at conference meet... Finished T20th (9.840) in West Region rankings along with UCLA's Dana McDonald and Cal's Mariesah Pierce... Scored season-high 9.900 in home dual with San Jose State, putting her T6th in school's all-time performers' list... Scored 9.850 three times: in meet win vs. Seattle Pacific (Feb. 1), at San Jose State with Boise/SPU (Mar. 8) and at conference... Rounded out RQS with three 9.825s... Appeared on beam in all 12 meets, 10 in lineup and twice as exhibition... Scored 9.750 in home dual with SPU... Also hit scores of 9.700 and 9.675, both in home meets... Lone vault lineup appearance was 9.550 at NorCal Quad, also had 9.600 in exhibition at Sac State... Won meet title in home dual with Seattle Pacific (9.850) and tied for win at Sacramento State (9.825).
HIGH SCHOOL/CLUB: Four-year honor roll student and academic letterwinner at San Ramon Valley HS, from which she graduated in 2012... Competed at Bay Aerials (Fremont) from 2008-10 before rejoining California Gymnastics Academy in 2011... Also trained at CGA in 2006 and 2007... Won state Level 10 floor title in final season at Bay Aerials, eventually reaching Junior Olympics National Invitational... Placed 2nd on floor and 9th in all-around at NIT... Qualified for JO Nationals in 2011 after placing 4th on bars, 7th in all-around at Region 1 championships.
PERSONAL: Born in Brentwood, Calif.... Majoring in communication... Parents are Joe & Lynn Stamates... Younger sister, Summer, played for the UC Davis soccer team in 2014... Career highlight was reaching JO Nationals... Moment in history she wishes she could have seen was the Magnificent 7 winning gold at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics (she was only two when it happened).