Brown (all-around), Michovska (uneven bars), Yektaparast (balance beam) head to Seattle Regional
UPDATED FOR 2017 SEATTLE REGIONAL2017: NCAA SEATTLE REGIONAL QUALIFIER on uneven bars, making her first NCAA postseason trip since the team's berth in 2014... ALL-MPSF FIRST TEAM on bars... Led MPSF and ranked 22nd in West with 9.825 RQS... Scored 9.8 or better seven times on bars, including career-best 9.900 in home dual with Alaska Anchorage (Feb. 17)... Part of large tie for 6th in school history... Also hit then career-high 9.800 on floor in that meet... Appeared on vault in all 12 meets, floor in 11... Notched vault PR of 9.800 in Senior Night dual with Air Force (Mar. 10)... Went 9.825 on both bars and floor in home quad meet with Sac State, San Jose and SPU (Feb. 24)... Won or shared meet title on bars four times... Team co-captain, along with Katy Nogaki and Emma Hicks.
2016: ALL-MPSF SECOND TEAM on bars, finishing with 9.740 RQS... Scored season-best 9.800 at Southern Utah (Feb. 19) and in home finale with Sac State and Cal (Mar. 11)... Also scored 9.775 in home opener with Seattle Pacific and Boise State (Jan. 15) and at MPSF Championships (Mar. 19)... Made 10 appearances on vault, scoring 9.775 at San Jose State (Mar. 6) and 9.750 at conference.
2015: Appeared on vault and bars in 11 of 12 meets... Enjoyed five highest vault scores in final five meets of the year... Scored season-best 9.800 on three times in a four-meet span: at San Jose State (Feb. 20) plus home meets with Sac State/CMU (Feb. 27) and Washington (Mar. 13)... Finished year with road-best 9.775 at MPSF Championships (Mar. 21)... Added 9.825 on bars in UW dual as part of team's record-setting night... Previously went 9.750 on bars in back-to-back home duals on Feb. 8 and Feb. 13... Made one floor exhibition appearance, scoring 9.725 in Feb. 27 triangular.
2014: Appeared in all 13 meets on bars, plus seven lineup appearances on vault and floor each... Scored season-high 9.825 on bars at home vs. Seattle Pacific... Previous best was 9.775 at home vs. Sacramento State... Scored 9.750 on each of vault and bars plus a 9.700 on floor in home quad with Stanford, Utah State and San Jose State... Notched floor best of 9.725 at Alaska Anchorage, pairing it with another 9.750 on bars... Hit season-best 9.775 on vault at MPSF Championships.
HIGH SCHOOL/CLUB: Graduated from Napa HS... Competed for Redwood Empire Gymnastics before moving across the Bay to San Mateo Gymnastics in 2012... Began Level 10 in 2011, advancing to Junior Olympics National Invitational that spring... Made J.O. Nationals in 2012 after placing 5th in all-around, 4th on bars, 6th on both vault and beam at Region I meet... Teammate of current Aggie freshman Rachel Kreager.
PERSONAL: Born in Sofia, Bulgaria... Majoring in human development... Parents are Bogi Michovsky & Mimi Michovska, both former gymnasts at the National Sports Academy in Bulgaria... Career highlight was winning bars at the 2011 NIT... Full name is Ioana Bogomilova Michovska, but goes by "Yonni"... One of two current UC Davis student-athletes born in Sofia, along with basketball player Georgi Funtarov.