At Washington 2013 (Senior): Named Most Inspirational ... stepped up at NCAA Regionals to compete on beam for the first time in her career and posted a 9.725 ... Competed exhibition on vault and beam on senior night ... was the first Husky to perform on the floor in 2013 in the season-opener at Minnesota.
2012 (Junior): Was a key contributor on vault posting a career-best 9.825 at Arizona on Feb. 24 ... competed on floor once at Michigan State on Jan. 6 ... earned the Heart of a Champion Award at the team banquet.
2011 (Sophomore): Competed on bars and floor for the first time in her career ... had a 9.600 on vault in her first meet of the season, the Quad Meet on Jan. 15 ... tied her season-high on the vault vs. Cal on Jan. 21 with a 9.600 ... posted a career-high on bars of 9.650 at Utah on Feb. 11 ... posted a big score at home vs. Cal on the floor with a career-high with a 9.825 placing third in the meet.
2010 (Freshman): Competed in her first career collegiate meet vs. Nebraska on Jan. 8, scoring a 9.350 on the vault ... posted a career-high on the vault with a score of 9.725 on Feb. 13 against No. 25 Arizona State ... also competed on the vault against UCLA and Utah.
PERSONAL Kylie Machelle Sharp... Born in Salt Lake City, Utah, to Toynet and Jon Sharp... Has a brother, Dustin (22), and a sister, Chelsie (20)... Coached by Mary Wright and Ryan Kirkham at Olympus Gymnastics in Sandy, Utah, for nine years... Competed at the J.O. Nationals in 2006, '07 and '08... Named 2006 and 2007 Level 10 Most Improved.
Coach Joanne Bowers on Kylie "Kylie stayed here this summer and worked so hard every day in the gym. Her fitness is probably at the best its every been. Her beam right now is very consistent and she could make that lineup. She could do a floor routine the earliest out of everyone so I could see her helping us on that event too."
Sharp's Career Bests
9.825 at Arizona (Feb. 24, 2012)
9.650 at Utah (Feb. 11, 2011)
9.725 at NCAA Regionals (April 6, 2013)
9.825 vs. Cal (Jan. 21, 2011)
Getting to Know Kylie Favorite color: Green "If I were an animal, I would be..." A killer whale Biggest celebrity crush: Ryan Reynolds Favorite sport to watch: tie between football and volleyball Guilty pleasure: Cereal Favorite song: "I Believe I Can Fly" by R. Kelly Best part of being a Husky: I get to wear purple and gold wherever I go! Favorite movie: Free Willy or Remember the Titans Favorite hangout in Seattle: Alki and Golden Gardens Favorite season: Tie between summer and fall "If I could guest star on a TV show it would be..." New Girl Favorite restaurant in Seattle Portage Bay Cafe Favorite thing to do in your spare time: Anything outside... I love adventures! "Random fact people wouldn't know about me..." I have never dyed my hair before Music that gets you pumped up to compete: Jock Jams