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Kelly Gilbert
Kelly Gilbert

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Phoenix, Ariz.

High School:
Mountain View

Height:
5-0

Experience:
3V

Club Team:
Desert Devils Gymnastics

2009 (Senior): Named co-captain ... Performed on beam in all 12 meets for the Huskies ... Scored a season-high 9.800 on the beam twice in consecutive meets ... Posted a 9.725 or higher on beam in six meets this season ... Named to the Pac-10 All-Academic second team.

2008 (Junior): Competed in 12 meets for the Huskies, missing one due to illness ... Scored a win on beam against Seattle Pacific with a season-high 9.775 ... Finished in third place on the event against Arizona State with a 9.75 ... Matched her season-high score at the NCAA West Regional, where she was UW's top finisher on beam ... Also helped Washington on floor in five meets ... Earned honorable mention Pac-10 All-Academic accolades.

2007 (Sophomore): An Academic All-Pacific 10 Conference selection ... Competed in all 13 meets on beam and 12 on floor ... Tallied her first career victory on beam at California, scoring a 9.8 to tie for first ... Posted career-high marks on beam and floor with a pair of 9.85s in a tri-meet against Oregon State and Seattle Pacific ... Was the Huskies' highest scorer on beam at the NCAA Regionals with a 9.775.

2006 (Freshman): Was one of only two freshmen to have scored in every meet during the season ... Notched her season-high on floor with a 9.750 in the tri-meet against Arizona State and Seattle Pacific ... Became a reliable performer for the Huskies' on beam, posting a 9.725 or higher in five of her last eight meets ... Captured second on beam and set a season-high with a 9.825 at Arizona ... Tied for third at UCLA with a 9.8 on beam ... Took second on beam versus California with a 9.775.

Personal: Daughter of Joe and Barb Gilbert ... Has three sisters, Bridget, Molly and Kiernan ... Attended Mountain View High School where she was a member of the National Honor Society ... Competed for Desert Devils Gymnastics under coaches Geoff Eaton and Kristin Fanning ... Captured a Level 10 National Beam Championship in 2003.

Beam 9.850 vs. Oregon St./SPU (Feb. 23, 2007)
Floor Exercise 9.850 vs. Oregon St./SPU (Feb. 23, 2007)

Getting to Know Kelly

Best UW class you've taken: Abnormal Psychology
Favorite color: Yellow
"If I were an animal, I would be..." A monkey
Biggest celebrity crush: Channing Tatum
Favorite word: Smile
Biggest dream: To be happy in everything I do
Career aspiration: Undecided, haha
Current cell phone ring-tone: Vibrate
Favorite beauty product: Hair spray
Funniest teammate: Karen
Best part of being a Husky: The people I have met
Favorite beverage: Diet Coke
"If I could be awesome at any other sport, it would be..." Volleyball
Favorite season: Summer
Favorite holiday: Christmas
I couldn't live without: My family and friends
Favorite thing to do in your spare time: Hanging out with friends
Favorite dessert: Ice cream
Music that gets you pumped up to compete: Country

Last Updated: December 16, 2008

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