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2006 Gymnastics Roster

Katie Rue

AA

Height
5' 1"
CLASS
Junior
Hometown
Reisterstown, Md. (Docksiders Gymnastics)
School

All-American

Collegiate Bests:

Vault:

9.925

three times

Bars:

9.875

4-03-04

Beam:

9.925

3-12-04

Floor:

9.925

3-16-07

AA:

39.425

4-03-04

AS A SENIOR (2007) - Turned in collegiate-best floor score of 9.925 versus Michigan State…opened Florida's floor set at the Southeastern Conference Championships by matching her second-highest mark of 2007 (9.875) to tie for sixth overall…shared second in NCAA Northeast Region vault competition at 9.90…turned in a 9.90 vault mark for the third time of the season in NCAA Super Six competition…matched season-best of 9.85 to open Gators' beam set in the NCAA Super Six…third on floor versus Oregon State (9.875)…led off Florida's vault set at Georgia with a season-best 9.90, which placed third overall…rebounded from first beam fall since freshman season to take third versus NC State by matching season-best of 9.85…member of the SEC Academic Honor Roll.

AS A JUNIOR (2006) - Part of Florida's balance beam lineup in every meet of season, turning in a 2006 best of 9.85 to tie for fifth in the SEC Championships and to take second at the NCAA South Central Regional…posted 2006 floor exercise best of 9.875 versus Utah…runner-up at Kentucky with a season-best vault mark of 9.90…also runner-up in vault (9.85) in Florida triangular…shared the North Carolina State triangular vault title with teammates Ashley Reed and Tiffany Murry…runner-up in beam (9.80) and floor (9.825) at NC State triangular meet…winner of the team's "Hit" Award, as she hit each of the 41 routines she performed in Florida's competitive lineup…voted co-captain during fall semester…member of SEC Academic Honor Roll.

AS A SOPHOMORE (2005) - Claimed first collegiate all-around title at Arkansas (39.175)…season-best all-around total of 39.35 came Jan. 21 to take second to 2003 NCAA all-around champion Richelle Simpson of Nebraska…runner-up in both the Nebraska dual and March 18 triangular balance beam competitions with season-bests of 9.90…part of Florida's floor lineup in all but four meets, turning in a 2005 top mark of 9.825 versus Nebraska and Alabama…won the LSU dual vault title with a season-best 9.90…also shared Auburn dual vault crown at 9.875…made 2005 bars debut versus Nebraska, posting a season-best 9.85.

AS A FRESHMAN (2004) - Earned All-America second-team honors for the balance beam in NCAA Championships’ team competition…tied for eighth in NCAA Session I team qualifying beam (9.80) competition…part of Florida’s vault, beam and floor lineup in every meet…added uneven bars at NCAA South Central Regional, posting a 9.875 in bars premiere and tied for fifth in the all-around with a 39.425…turned in then collegiate-bests in every event at the Jan. 30 Alabama dual – vault (9.875), beam (9.90) and floor (9.80)…upped floor best to 9.85 versus Georgia on Feb. 6…reset floor best for third consecutive week with a 9.90 on Feb. 13 (which also was her 19th birthday)…set or matched every collegiate event again March 12 versus UCLA – vault (9.925), beam (9.925) and floor (9.90)…used vault best of 9.925 to claim first collegiate event title Feb. 20 versus Arkansas…matched that mark a week later at Kentucky to take dual meet vault title…Master’s Classic vault runner-up (9.875)…also shared runner-up spot on beam at UK (9.90)…third on beam in three meets…competed a double-layout in opening tumbling pass in three meets…performed a full-in during opening tumbling pass versus Arkansas to become the second Gator to compete the skill.
 
PRIOR TO FLORIDA – Seven-time qualifier for Level 10 National competition…placed second on floor, fourth on beam, eighth on vault and 18th in the all-around at the 2002 USA Junior Olympic National Level 10 Championships…eighth in all-around and tied for fifth on floor at 2003 Junior Olympic Level 10 Championships…national balance beam champion in 1999…coached by Bob Ouellette at Docksiders Gymnastics.

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