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Karen Cain
Karen Cain

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Kyle, Texas

High School:
Hays

Height:
5-2

Experience:
2V

Club Team:
Olympic Hills Gymnastics

At Washington
2010 (Junior):
Set a season-high on the vault with a score of 9.550 against No. 3 Utah on Jan. 29, and another season-high on the floor with a 9.650 on Feb. 7 in a quad-meet against Stanford, Sacramento, and San Jose State ... scored a 9.650 on the floor as well as a 9.700 on the vault to help her team earn a fifth place spot at Pac-10 Championships on Mar. 27

2009 (Sophomore): Competed in all 12 meets for the Huskies and set a new career-high mark on the uneven bars ... tied her season-best score on vault in three straight meets, scoring a 9.725 ... tied her season-best score of 9.750 on floor five times, including at the NCAA West Regional ... competed four times as an all-arounder, setting a season-best 38.450 against Alaska-Anchorage ... helped the Huskies defeat Oregon State for the first time in six years on Feb. 21 ... named first-team Pac-10 All-Academic.

2008 (Freshman): Competed in all 13 meets, including 10 as an all-arounder ... honored by the coaching staff as the Most Improved Gymnast ... was also named the Top Dawg of the Year for her consistent effort and enthusiasm in the gym each week ... notched three third-place finishes during her rookie campaign, two in the all-around competition and one on vault ... scored career-high marks on vault (9.75) and in the all-around (38.775) against second-ranked Utah ... matched her mark on vault and set a new career-high on floor with a 9.775 at 18th-ranked Arizona ... her floor score against the Wildcats helped UW score a 49.200 - the highest Washington total on floor in three years ... earned the "Creating Winners in the Classroom" award for her academic success.

PERSONAL
Daughter of Chris and Mike Cain ... has a younger sister, Elizabeth and a younger brother, Andrew ... graduated third in her class from Hays High School in Buda, Texas ... was coached by Jeff Beal at Olympic Hills Gymnastics ... competed at Junior Nationals in 2002, 2004 and 2006 ... placed second in the all-around at the 2006 Region 3 National Qualifiers.

Vault9.750, twice, last at Arizona (Feb. 29, 2008)
Bars 9.775 at Salbasgeon Invitational (March 6, 2009)
Beam9.700 at Chicago Style Meet (Feb. 8, 2008)
Floor Exercise 9.775 at Arizona (Feb. 29, 2008)
All Around 38.775 vs. Utah (Feb. 16, 2008)

Getting to Know Karen

Best UW class you've taken: American History from 1940 to the present
Favorite color: Blue
"If I were an animal, I would be..." A rabbit
Biggest celebrity crush: McDreamy aka Patrick Dempsey
Favorite word: Hope
Biggest dream: To live a full happy life helping as many people as I can.
Career aspiration: Lawyer, possibly
Current cell phone ring-tone: Just vibrate (nothing fancy)
Favorite beauty product: Tanning lotion
Funniest teammate: Kelly
Best part of being a Husky: Getting to know so many different people
Favorite beverage: Coke
"If I could be awesome at any other sport, it would be..." Tennis
Favorite season: Summer
Favorite holiday: Christmas
I couldn't live without... Friends, family and faith
Favorite thing to do in your spare time: Read and Watch TV
Favorite dessert: Cheesecake

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