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Maddie  Karr
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Maddie Karr

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Stillwater, Minn.

High School:
Stillwater Area H.S.

Height:
5-4

Event:
All-Around

Club:
Twin City Twisters


05/21/2017

Gymnastics Hosts Annual Awards Banquet

Karr, Ross share MVP honors as Pioneers celebrate 2017 season

05/08/2017

Butcher and Andison Earn MVP Honors at DU Awards Night

Women's lacrosse wins Gold Vest Award at 82nd Annual Student-Athlete Awards Banquet

04/18/2017

DU Finishes 2017 Ranked No. 9 Nationally

Pioneers achieve program's highest-ever final ranking

04/15/2017

Karr, Ross Pick Up All-American Honors

DU gymnasts awarded for top-8 placement at NCAA semifinals

04/14/2017

DU Breaks Program Records at NCAA Semifinals

Pioneers post record team score and on three events on Friday

Career Highs:

Vault: 10.000 (at home on February 18, 2017)
Bars: 9.900 (twice, last at Boise State on March 10, 2017)
Beam: 9.925 (at home on February 11, 2017)
Floor: 9.950 (at home on February 11, 2017)
All-Around: 39.675 (at home on February 11, 2017)


Awards and Honors:

  • 2017 DU Athletics Female Freshman of the Year
  • 2017 DU Gymnastics co-Gymnast of the Year
  • 2017 DU Gymnastics Freshman of the Year
  • 2017 NACGC/W First Team All-American (all-around)
  • 2017 NACGC/W Second Team All-American (vault, bars)
  • 2017 North Central Region Gymnast of the Year
  • 2017 Fayetteville Regional co-Champion on beam
  • 2017 Fayetteville Regional runner-up in the all-around
  • 2017 Regular Season First Team All-American (vault)
  • 2017 Regular Season Second Team All-American (all-around)
  • 2017 Big 12 Championship Team (all-around)
  • 2017 All-Big 12 Conference Team (vault)
  • 2017 Big 12 Gymnast of the Week for the week of February 13 and March 13
  • 2017 Big 12 Newcomer of the Week for the week of February 20

2017:

  • Finished fourth in the all-around in Semifinal I and ninth overall at NCAA National Championship; highest overall finish at national in program history
  • Tied for fifth on vault tied for eighth on bars, tied for No. 10 on floor and tied for No. 25 on beam in Semifinal I at NCAA National Championship
  • Shared the beam title at NCAA Regionals; also finished in second in the all-around, tied for fifth on vault and seventh on floor
  • Tied sixth-highest all-around score in program history (39.625) on March 10
  • Won all-around and vault titles on March 4 and March 10
  • Tied career high on bars (9.900) on March 10
  • Won vault and floor titles on February 26
  • Won all-around and vault titles on February 24; shared beam title
  • Earned perfect 10.0 on vault on February 18
  • Posted fourth-highest all-around score in program history (39.675) on February 11
  • Won at least a share of the all-around, vault, beam and floor titles on February 11
  • Set career highs on bars (9.900), beam (9.925), floor (9.950) and all-around (39.675) on February 11
  • Won vault title on January 29 and February 6
  • Won all-around and beam titles on January 14
  • Won the all-around, vault, beam and floor titles on January 7 in her collegiate debut

Before Denver:

  • 2016 J.O. Nationals Champion (all-around, vault, bars, beam); also tied for second on floor
  • Finished top-three in the all-around at 2014 and 2015 J.O. Nationals
  • Finished in the top four at J.O. Nationals on vault (2013-15), bars (2012-13) and beam (2014-15)
  • 2015 Nastia Liukin Cup Champion
  • J.O. National Team member 2013-16
  • 2015 Minnesota Gymnast of the Year
  • Won academic awards at Stillwater Area High School in 2014, 2015
  • Participated in "Sarah's Brain Storm" from 2013-15
  • Participated in Stillwater Relay for Life

Personal:

  • Born on October 17, 1997, in Rochester, Minn.
  • Daughter of Dana and Steve Karr
  • Has two brothers: Sam (17) and Ben (14)
  • Chose DU because of the value of Denver education, the small class sizes and the surrounding mountains
  • Business Information & Analytics major

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