Veteran senior who could be an all-around performer ... earned first team All-ECAC honors on vault and beam in 2011 ... three-time All-ECAC first team selection on vault ... ranks among the Tigers’ top gymnasts on vault and bars ... one of the Tigers’ top gymnasts as a sophomore before suffering an ankle injury in early March ... three-event gymnast as a freshman due to ankle injury ... tiny gymnast who does exceptional work on bars and beam ... named as ECAC Rookie of the Week in 2009 ... enters senior season with 937.73 career points ... should become 43rd Tiger gymnast to score 1,000 points in career ... very good student who is an Early Childhood Education major.
2011 SEASON: Competed in all 11 meets on bars and beam ... part of vault lineup in nine meets ... ankle injury sidelined her from vault in two meets ... averaged 9.75 on vault ... had a 9.652 average on floor and a 9.545 average on bars ... earned first team All-ECAC honors on vault and beam ... finished third in ECAC on vault (9.775) and beam (9.70) ... finished first on bars in four meets ... finished first on bars in win over George Washington with a career high 9.80 score ... also won bars at Brown (9.675) and Temple (9.775) ... led Tigers to win at William and Mary with three first place finishes ... won vault (9.775), bars (9.775) and beam (9.75) at William and Mary ... honored as ECAC Specialist of the Week after leading Tigers to first place finish at Temple’s Ken Anderson Invitational Meet ... finished first on bars (9.775) and second on beam (9.575) at Temple ... had outstanding meet at Towson’s Shelli Calloway Memorial Meet to help Tigers win title by tying for third on vault (9.80) and tying for fourth on bars (9.725) ... finished first on beam (9.675) and second on vault (9.825) in home finale ... ranked second in ECAC on bars and third on vault at the end of the season.
2010 SEASON: Competed as an all-around in six meets and finished first three times ... ranked second on team with a 38.05 average in the all-around ... suffered ankle injury in early March which caused her to miss two meets ... appeared in nine meets as a vaulter and had a 9.73 average ... averaged 9.34 on bars in ten meets ... had a 9.57 average on balance beam ... first team All-ECAC vaulter who tied for second on vault (9.80) at ECAC Meet ... also had a 9.40 on bars at ECAC Meet to help Tigers win sixth straight title ... honored as ECAC Gymnast of the Week after winning all-around title (38.475) at Cornell Big Red Invitational ... finished first on vault three times ... led Tigers to back-to-back wins at Alaska by winning vault twice ... also won floor (9.625) in season opener at Alaska ... won beam in second meet at Alaska with a 9.75 score ... led Tigers to a win over William & Mary with a first place finish in the all-around (38.575) ... also took second on beam (9.775) against the Tribe ... helped Tigers to title at Shelli Calloway Invitational with a 9.65 on vault and a 9.70 on bars ... paced Tigers to win over George Washington by winning vault (9.775) and placing third on beam (9.725) ... won all-around at Bridgeport with a career best 38.925 score ... also finished first on beam (9.75) at Bridgeport while placing second on bars (9.725) and vault (9.85) ... missed next two meets with ankle injury ... returned to action for home finale and tied for first place on bars (9.775).
2009 SEASON: Three-event standout who competed on vault, bars and beam ... vaulted in 11 meets ... member of bars lineup 12 times ... competed on beam 11 times ... averaged 9.61 on vault to rank among team leaders ... finished first on bars twice ... won balance beam in three meets ... helped Tigers to season-opening win at Brown by finishing first on bars (9.675) ... took second place on bars (9.775) at Temple ... tied for first place on beam (9.80) to help Tigers win Shelli Calloway Invitational ... finished second on bars (9.775) and third on vault (9.775) at Calloway Invitational ... also finished first on beam (9.80) at William & Mary ... tied for second on vault (9.80) in win over Yale ... tied for first on bars (9.775) and beam (9.775) at George Washington ... helped Tigers to win in home finale by taking second on beam (9.775) and third on vault (9.775) ... earned ECAC Rookie of the Week award after helping Tigers sweep final home meet ... helped Tigers win fifth consecutive ECAC title with a strong effort in three events ... tied for second on vault (9.775), helping Tigers claim four of top six spots ... finished 11th on beam with a 9.75 score ... placed 12th on uneven bars (9.525) ... earned first team All-ECAC honors on vault ... named second team All-ECAC on bars and beam.
BACKGROUND: One of the best Level 10 gymnasts in New Jersey ... competed for Coach Mike Romano at Rettig’s Gymnastics Club ... started competing in gymnastics at the age of six ... most memorable experience was qualifying for Level 10 Nationals in 2008 ... three-time state and regional qualifier at Level 10 ... finished sixth on balance beam at Level 10 Nationals ... had career highs of 9.65 on vault, 9.65 on bars, 9.6525 on beam and 9.45 on floor ... had career high all-around score of 37.825 ... three-year captain at Rettig’s ... winner of the 2007 Coaches Award ... named as club’s MVP in 2005 ... three-time winner of the Most Dedicated Gymnast award at the International Gymnastics Camp in Stroudsburg, Pa.
PERSONAL: Has two older sisters, Jessica and Cheryl ... lists parents and sisters as people she admires most ... career goal is to become a Kindergarten teacher ... had summer job
as coach at Rettig’s Gymnastics Club (N.J.) ... favorite athlete is Olympic Gold Medalist Nastia Liukin ... lists “Troy” as her favorite movie ... most memorable experience was Tigers’ trip to Alaska for two meets last year ... father works as manufacturing manager ... mother works in regulatory quality assurance ... daughter of Andrew and Kathryn Catanzaro ... born on January 14, 1990 in Glen Ridge, N.J. ... major is Early Childhood Education.