2000 (Junior): Was slowed by an ankle injury that she suffered on Feb. 13 in a home meet against Arizona State and Seattle Pacific ... missed two regular-season meets and the Pac-10 championships ... rebounded to compete for the Huskies at the NCAA Regionals ... turned in season high scores of 9.800 on vault against Oregon State and Boise State ... posted her top beam score (9.8250 in season opener against California.
1999 (Sophomore): Competed in every meet for the Huskies on vault and appear on beam in every competition except for Georgia and Arizona State duals ... established new career highs in both vault and beam ... recorded a 9.825 vault score in dual meet at Utah ... set personal best on beam with a 9.900 a week earlier in UW's home win vs. Oregon State.
1998 (Freshman): One of two freshmen who were regulars in the Husky lineup during the season ... competed in every meet except for the season opener at Stanford ... was a specialist in vault and beam ... notched her top vault score (9.750) in UW's first-ever win vs. UCLA ... top beam routine was a 9.775 in meet with Boise State and Seattle Pacific ... competed at NCAA Championships in vault and beam ... posted a score of 9.7 on vault at NCAAs, her second best performance of the season.
Getting to Know ... Mandi KlugMy Nickname: Manders, Klugers
The best nickname on the team is: "Pea Soup" - Lanna Apisukh
Favorite Event: Floor
The gymnastics move I would like to perfect is: Handspring pike half
Favorite Gymnast: Chari Knight
The person most influential towards my gymnastics is: My family because they have been so supportive throughout my whole career.
Favorite Class at UW: NOT Chemistry
My Greatest Moment: Winning regionals and going to nationals my freshman year.
My Biggest Fear: Getting injured
What stresses me out: Not getting enough sleep
The one thing I wish I could change about myself is: My height
My favorite motto is: "I can do anything through Him who gives me strength." Philipians 4:13
Who do you most admire: My mom and dad
Career Goal: Not sure yet
My mentor is: My parents and when they aren't here, Clay Schwenn
If I'm cooking dinner, we're having: Going out to eat! I am not much of a cook.
The last CD I bought was: Wyclef Jean "The Electric"
If I could be any character from a book, TV, or movie, I'd be: Ewok from Star Wars
If I starred in a movie, my leading man would be: Jordan Knight from New Kids On The Block - I am a die hard New Kids fan!
My favorite web site is: www.hampsterdance.com
The best book I've read lately: I started reading The Notebook, but I haven't finished it yet.
If I had a web site, my address would be: www.shortstuff.com
My gymnastics goals for the season are: To have no regrets
I started gymnastics at age: Four
In 10 years, I see myself: Happily married with a fabulous career
Klug's Meet-by-Meet Results
2000 Meet Vault Bars Beam Floor AA California 9.625 -- 9.825 -- -- at Oregon State 9.800 -- 9.425 -- -- at Stanford 9.700 -- 9.625 -- -- at Boise State 9.800 -- 9.400 -- -- Ariz. St./SPU 9.225 -- -- -- -- at Arizona -- -- -- -- -- UCLA/Alaska/Sac. St. -- -- -- -- -- at Utah -- -- 9.800 -- -- at Georgia 9.725 -- 9.200 -- -- Pac-10 Championships -- -- -- -- -- NCAA Regional 9.750 -- 9.775 -- --