It was a historic night for the GymDawgs in Alaska Airlines Arena.
The Huskies upset No. 12 Arizona 196.025-195.200.
Senior Lauren Rogers won the all-around with a 39.025.
Sophomore McKenzie Fechter finished in the top three on bars and beam.
The dual meet begins at 4 p.m. PT.
2013 (Sophomore): Academic Achievement Award ... posted a 9.800 on bars and beam at NCAA Regionals ... competed on bars and beam at Pac-12 Championships ... placed second on bars in the home finale with a new career-high 9.875 ... competed on bars and beam at OSU ... performed on bars and beam at ASU ... competed on bars and beam vs. No. 6 Utah ... was solid on all three events at UCLA ... tied a career-high with a 9.750 on floor ... had a 9.750 on bars and a 9.825 on beam ... earned new career-highs vs. Arizona on all three events competed ... had a 9.850 on bars, a 9.850 on beam and a 9.750 on floor ... posted solid scores at the Metroplex Challenge with a 9.750 on bars and a 9.725 on beam ... had a career-high on bars with a 9.800 in the home opener to tie for third ... won the beam title with a 9.775 ... competed on bars and floor for the first time in her Husky career as the season-opening meet at Minnesota ... posted a 9.725 on bars to tie for third ... was given the "Most Likely to Eat Weird Food" award from the seniors at the banquet.
2012 (Freshman): Battled injuries at the beginning of the year that she sustained at the end of high school ... competed on beam for the Huskies posting a career-high 9.925 vs. LSU/SPU on Feb. 17 ... competed on beam during the Pac-12 Championships.
Attended San Dimas High School ... trained with West Coast Elite ... during the 2010 Elite Season, placed sixth in the all-around at the Nastia Liukin Supergirl Cup; was an Elite Qualifier, placing first on bars, first on beam, and first in the all-around; placed 12th in the all-around at the Visa Championships ... during the 2009 Level 10 Season, was the JO National Champion, finishing first in the all-around, first on bars, first on beam, and second on floor ... achieved the San Dimas High School Gold Star Award every semester from 9th to 12th grade, awarded to students who have a 3.5+ GPA after each semester along with two school involvements.
Jaclyn K. McCartin is from West Covina, Calif. ... her parents are Creighton and Judy McCartin ... nickname is Jack ... chose UW because she "loved the campus, coaches, and team. They were so supportive of me through this whole year and they really helped me realize that this was going to be my new home."
Coach Joanne Bowers on Jaclyn:
"She struggled a lot as a freshman but has really started to figure it out and works so hard. I will be surprised if she isn't helping us on three events this year: bars, beam and floor. If we can get her in lineups on all three events she will really help our team. I'm excited about her progress."
|Bars||9.875 vs. BYU/SPU (March 15, 2013)|
|Beam||9.850 vs. Arizona (Feb. 1, 2013)|
|Floor Exercise||9.750, 2x, last at UCLA (Feb. 10, 2013)|
Getting to Know Jackie
Favorite color: Green
"If I were an animal, I would be..." A frog
Biggest celebrity crush: Ben Bruce
Favorite restaurant in Seattle: Thai Tom's
Guilty pleasure: Slim Jims
Favorite song: "Second and Sebring" by Of Mice and Men
Best part of being a Husky: Purple pants! Okay, my teammates
Favorite movie: Taken
Zodiac sign and a corresponding trait Virgo; I'm a perfectionist
Favorite season: Summer
"If I could travel anywhere in the world I would go to..." New Zealand or England
I couldn't live without... Music
Favorite thing to do in your spare time: Be with my best friend
"Random fact people wouldn't know about me..." I have been doing American Sign Language for 9 years
Music that gets you pumped up to compete: Rock and metal