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Kaitlin  Moorhead
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Kaitlin Moorhead

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Palo Alto, Calif.

High School:
Palo Alto H.S.

Height:
5-4

Event:
Vault/Floor

Experience:
3 Letters

Club:
Airborne Gymnastics


Awards and Honors:

  • 2014 Second Team All-MRGC on vault and floor.
  • MRGC Specialist of the Week (3/18/14).
  • 2013 First Team All-WAC on vault and floor.
  • 2013 WAC Event Specialist of the week (1/22/13 and 3/19/13).

2014:

  • Placed 19th on vault (9.825) and 17th on floor (9.775) at Regionals.
  • Finished tied for fourth on vault (9.990) and tied for sixth on floor (9.875) at the MRGC Championships.
  • Saw action in all 12 meets on vault and in 11 meets on floor.
  • Averaged 9.819 on vault and 9.809 on floor.
  • Posted a season-high of 9.900 on vault at the MRGC Championships (3/22/14) to help the Pioneers break the school record on the event.
  • Earned a season-high of 9.900 on floor on senior night in Magness Arena (3/15/14).
  • Earned 17 scores on 9.800 in 23 rountines.

2013:

  • Placed 13th on vault (9.825) and led team with a third place finish on floor (9.900) at Regionals.
  • Tied a career-high with a 9.950 on vault to win the conference event title at the WAC Championship.
  • Finished third on floor (9.875) at the WAC Championship.
  • Competed in all 12 meets on vault and floor.
  • Recorded a 9.825 or higher in all 12 appearances on vault.
  • Finished the regular season with four-straight floor 9.850 or higher and seven overall.
  • Earned a career-high 9.950 on vault against Michigan State (3/16/13).

2012:

  • Placed 15th on vault (9.750) and 19th on floor (9.775) at Regionals.
  • Placed 29th on vault (9.000) and ninth on floor (9.825) at the WAC Championship.
  • Competed in 12 meets on vault and 11 on floor.
  • Tallied a career-high 9.925 on vault at Air Force (3/5/12), part of the Pioneer vault corps that tied the school record (49.450).
  • Inked eight vault scores and five floor scores of 9.800 or higher.
  • Averaged (including postseason) a 9.741 on vault and 9.731 on floor.

2011:

  • Tied for eighth place on floor with a 9.850 and 27th place on vault with a 9.750.
  • Competed in all 14 vault events, on floor 12 times and bars four times.
  • Set a career high 9.800 on vault against Arkansas (3/12/11), a 9.725 on bars at Air Force (3/14/11) and a 9.900 on floor against Arkansas (3/12/11).
  • Averaged 9.721 on vault, a 9.413 on bars and a 9.796 on floor.

Before Denver:

  • Competed for Airborne Gymnastics in Santa Clara, Calif.
  • Three-time Junior Olympic National qualifier.
  • Won the Level 10 State championship on vault, bars, floor and in the all-around in 2010.
  • Traveled to Louisiana to help rebuild houses and habitats destroyed by hurricane Katrina.

Personal:

  • Born Apr. 29, 1992 in Oakland, Calif.
  • Daughter of Scott and Roberta.
  • Has one brother, Nick.
  • Chose DU because of the closeness of the team and the small class sizes. Psychology major.

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