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Amy Myerson

4'11 1/2  Senior
West Hartford, Conn.

** Seven-time All-time All-American **

COLLEGIATE BESTS

Vault 9.90 NCAA Championships (4-20-95)
Bars 10.0* SportsChannel Senior Night (3-22-96)
Beam 9.90 three times
Floor 9.85 Kentucky (3-1-96)
    NCAA Championships (4-20-95)
All-Around 39.40 NCAA Championships (4-20-95)

* Florida record

AS A SENIOR (1996) - Finished regular season ranked No. 11 in the nation in the all-around with a regional qualifying average of 39.219...also stands No. 10 in the national balance beam rankings with a RQS of 9.881...earned first 10.0 mark of collegiate career in the SportsChannel Senior Night uneven bars competition and now shares the school record with fellow senior Kristen Guise...suffered a stable cervical spine fracture during the SportsChannel Senior Night vault competition...missed NCAA Regional & Championship meets due to the injury...shared the Auburn triangular balance beam crown with Guise, matching collegiate-best score of 9.90...also matched collegiate-best beam mark of 9.90 at the SportsChannel Senior Night competition to take second in that event...runner-up in six all-around competitions this  season...competed as an all-arounder for first nine meets of season...finished in a tie for third in the Southeastern Conference uneven bars competition (9.875) -- also tied for sixth in the SEC beam competition(9.875)...matched collegiate-best  floor exercise mark of 9.85 at Kentucky, helping the Gators to a school-record team score of 197.10...every score this season but three are above 9.50...selected to the GTE Academic All-America first team for the second consecutive year after advancing to the national ballot as the top vote getter in District III...owns a GPA of 3.93 in psychology...recipient of a 1996 NCAA Postgraduate $5000 scholarship...one of 10 student-athletes to earn a $5000 post-graduate scholarship from the SEC...earned a spot on the Academic All-SEC Honor Roll for the third consecutive year.

AS A JUNIOR (1995) -  Earned four All-America honors at the NCAA Championships...tied for third in the NCAA all-around competition with a collegiate-best mark of 39.40 to earn All-America first-team honors...also earned first team honors by qualifying for the NCAA balance beam final, taking seventh overall with a mark of 9.85...earned All-America second-team honors for the vault (t10th/9.90) and uneven bars (t12th/9.825)...GTE Academic All-America At-Large first team selection...also member of National Association of Collegiate Gymnastics Coaches/Women all-academic team...NCAA all-around finish qualified her for the 1995 World University Games Trials, where she finished 10th overall...collected first vault title of UF career at the Gatorade Season Opener with a mark of 9.775...took second in the Gatorade Season Opener all-around competition with a then-career best total of 39.00...reset then collegiate-best all-around total to 39.15 in the Penn State dual, taking second over-all...competed as an all-arounder eight times in 1995...just three weeks after learning the handspring front with a half twist vault, posted a then collegiate-best mark of 9.875 in the SunBank Senior Night vault competition, taking second overall...one of seven nominees for the Honda Award for gymnastics...member of the 1995 Academic All-Southeastern Conference Honor Roll for the second consecutive season, posting a 3.94 GPA in psychology...earned a perfect 4.0 GPA for the 1994-95 academic year.

AS A SOPHOMORE (1994) - Earned All-America first-team accolades by qualifying for NCAA uneven bars event final...also earned All-America second team honors by finishing 16th in all-around (38.825) and ninth in balance beam (9.80) in the NCAA Championships' team competition...took ninth in NCAA uneven bars final with a mark of 9.725...led a UF balance beam sweep at Penn State, winning the event with a season-best mark of 9.85...set then collegiate-best all-around total of 38.975 at Southeastern Conference Championships  also set collegiate-best marks for the vault (9.725) and floor exercise (9.75) at SECs...matched collegiate-best vault mark in NCAA Super Six action...competed as an all-arounder 11 times in 1994...member of the 1994 Academic All-SEC Honor Roll. 

AS A FRESHMAN (1993)  - Matched then-Gator All-Time Best uneven bars mark of 9.90 to win the SunBank Senior Night bars competition...posted Gator season-best marks of 9.90 in both the uneven bars and balance beam...won the Arizona State balance beam competition (9.90) while also placing second in the all-around (38.65) and third in uneven bars (9.80)...won three uneven bars contests in 1993  Massachusetts (9.80), Minnesota (9.75) and SunBank Senior Night (9.90)...earned season-best all-around total of 38.75 to tie for third with teammate Lynette Wittmeier at the Sun Bank Senior Night...competed as an all-arounder in seven of the last eight meets. 

PRIOR TO FLORIDA  -   1991 Peachtree Classic all-around champion...took 14th in all-around at 1991 U.S. Classic Nationals...competed in 1991 Championships of the USA...1991 all-around champion at elite zones, but did not compete at nationals due to injury...saw limited action during 1992 season due to injury...member of 1990 and 1991 USAIGC National championship squads...1991 Great Lakes Invitational all-around (38.80), vault, uneven bars and floor exercise champion plus took third in the balance beam competition...1989 Peachtree Classic (37.85) and Capital Cup (38.05) all-around champion...Reno Junior International Invitational all-around, beam and floor champion in 1988...attended Elite Nationals from 1988-91...competed in 1988 Junior Pan Am Games in Puerto Rico, taking second in all-around and floor...also represented the U.S. at the 1989 Maccabiah Games in Israel, but suffered injury during warm-up and sat out competition...member of New England Gymnastics Express and coached by Maureen Chagnon and Kip Reed.

MAJOR - Psychology.

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