2012 (Senior): Came back for her senior year after a tough injury her junior season ... helped the Huskies on bars and beam mostly, but competed in all four events at one point during the season ... was one of four seniors leaders on the team ... earned Honorable Mention Pac-12 All-Academic ... scored a career-high on bars vs. LSU/SPU on Feb. 17 with a 9.850 ... had a season-best 9.825 on vault at the NCAA Regionals, a 9.800 at Nebraska on beam on Feb. 11 and a 9.525 on floor vs. CMU/SJSU on March 9.
2011 (Junior): Earned a medical redshirt after missing most of the season with a torn Achilles ... competed in the all-around in the season-opening Pac-10 Showcase at UCLA finishing ninth in the all-around with a 38.525 ... T-14th with a 9.825 on the bars and T-13th on the beam with a 9.725 (team-high) ... also earned a 9.550 on vault and a 9.425 on the floor ... competed in just two events in what would be her final meet of the season due to injury in the home opener vs. Boise State, Illinois State and Seattle Pacific on Jan 15. ... posted a 9.775 on the bars (5th place) and a 9.625 on beam (8th place).
2010 (Sophomore): Competed in the all-around in every single meet except one ... led the Huskies with a second-place finish in the all-around against Nebraska on Jan. 8, just barely getting edged 39.000-38.950, as well as the third-best score on bar with a 9.775 and the fifth-best overall score on the floor with a second score of 9.775 that night ... was the individual all-around winner against UCLA on January 15 scoring 39.125 ... scored a 9.775 on the floor against Oregon State on Jan. 23 ... scored a career-best on the bars with a score of 9.850, tying for second place against UCLA on January 15 ... set a new season-high on Jan. 29 against Utah with a score of 9.775 on the beam, also finishing fourth place all-around that night with a score of 39.000 ... scored a 9.800 on vault leading the Dawgs against Stanford on Feb. 7 also tying for the second-best vault of the day in addition to tying her career-high ... tied her season-high again on Feb. 13 against Arizona State with a 9.800 on the vault and recorded a 9.750 on the floor ... scored an all-around season-high of 39.225 to win the title and help her team beat California on Feb. 19 ... placed fourth with a 9.800 on the vault in a tri-meet with SPU and No. 8 Nebraska on Feb. 26 ... won her third all-around of the season against Arizona on March 5 with a score of 39.125, earning a 9.800 on vault, a 9.775 on bars, a 9.725 on beam and a 9.825 on floor... finished second in the all-around with 38.975 against No. 2 Oklahoma on March 12 ... won the vault for the first time of the year with a career-high 9.850 against SPU on March 19 ... helped her team finish fifth in the PAC-10 championships on March 27 scoring a 9.725 on the beam and a 9.775 on the vault.
Competed in the all-around in every single meet for the Huskies ... named to the Pac-10 All-Around second team after competing in all 11 regular season meets and finishing 10th overall at the Pac-10 Championship ... scored a career-high 39.025 on Feb. 21 to help the Huskies defeat Oregon State, Eastern Michigan and Illinois ... won one all-around title in her freshman campaign, scoring a 38.700 against California and Illinois State on Feb. 1 ... scored a career-high 9.850 on beam at the NCAA West Regional ... scored a 9.800 on vault three times and a 9.825 on bars four times.
Born in Japan to Kayoko and Takao Akaogi ... has two brothers and a sister ... grew up in Cupertino, Calif. ... coached by Diane Amos at West Valley Gymnastics in Campbell, Calif. for 10 years ... coached by Justin Howell and Liz Crandall at Airborne Gymnastics in Santa Clara, Calif. for two years.
Akaogi's Career Bests
|Vault||9.850 at SPU (March 19, 2010)|
|Bars|| 9.850 vs. UCLA (Jan. 15, 2010)|
|Beam||9.850 at NCAA West Regional (April 4, 2009)|
| Floor Exercise|| 9.775 at Oregon State with SPU (March 6, 2009)|
| All Around|| 39.225 vs. Cal (Feb. 19, 2010)|
Getting to Know Hatsune
Favorite color: Black among a lot of other colors.
"If I were an animal, I would be..." A fish or a penguin.
Biggest celebrity crush: Johnny Knoxville
Current cell phone ring-tone: "What I got" by Sublime
Favorite beauty product: Nail polish
Funniest teammate: All of them
Best part of being a Husky: The people and the support. Getting dinner at the Shellhouse is pretty awesome too.
Favorite beverage: Cherry Coke Slurpee and coffee
"If I could be awesome at any other sport, it would be..." Snowboarding
Favorite season: Summer!
Favorite holiday: Thanksgiving. I love stuffing and gravy.
I couldn't live without... Water and Chipotle
Favorite thing to do in your spare time: Enjoy the sunshine if it is out. If not, then hang out with friends, eat good food and travel the world.
Favorite dessert: Anything Amanda's mom makes.
Music that gets you pumped up to compete: Britney Spears