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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


05/20/2018

Gymnastics Hosts End-of-Season Awards Banquet

Karr named Most Valuable Gymnast as team celebrates 2018 season

05/07/2018

Baptiste and Karr take home MVP honors at DU SA Awards Banquet

Men's Soccer wins Gold Vest Award at 83rd Annual Awards Ceremony

04/08/2018

Denver Gymnastics Captures Four Regional Awards

DU wins at least a share of all four North Central Region honors

04/07/2018

Brown Advances to NCAA National Championships

DU freshman posts 39.525 in the all-around to qualify as an individual

04/04/2018

No. 13 DU Set for NCAA Regionals on Saturday

Denver travels to Minneapolis, will compete at 20th consecutive NCAA Regionals

Career Highs:

Vault: 10.000 (at home on February 18, 2017)
Bars: 9.950 (twice, last at Arkansas on March 16, 2018)
Beam: 9.950 (twice, last at home on March 5, 2018)
Floor: 9.950 (at home on February 11, 2017)
All-Around: 39.750 (at BYU on February 16, 2018)


Awards and Honors:

  • 2018 DU Athletics Female Athlete of the Year
  • 2018 DU Gymnastics Most Valuable Gymnast
  • 2018 North Central Region Gymnast of the Year
  • 2018 Regular Season First Team All-American (all-around, vault)
  • 2018 Regular Season Second Team All-American (bars, beam)
  • 2018 Big 12 Vault and Floor Champion
  • 2018 Big 12 All-Around Runner-Up
  • 2018 All-Big 12 Championship Team (all-around, vault, beam and floor)
  • 2018 All-Big 12 Conference Team (all-around, vault, bars, beam and floor)
  • 2018 Academic All-Big 12 Team (first team)
  • 2018 Big 12 Gymnast of the Week for the weeks of January 8, February 12 & February 19
  • 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

2018:

  • Competed in the all-around in every meet and contributed 100 percent of her scores to the team total
  • Led the team in average scoring on vault and floor; had second-highest averages on bars and beam
  • Finished the season ranked No. 5 in the all-around, tied for No. 6 on vault
  • Became first DU gymnast in program history to finish the season nationally-ranked on all four events and in the all-around
  • Tied for ninth on bars and tenth in the all-around at NCAA Regionals
  • Earned a share of the Big 12 championship on vault and floor; finished second in the all-around and tied for second on beam
  • Tied seventh-highest all-around score in program history (39.650) on March 24
  • Tied career high on bars (9.950) to help tie the program record team score (49.450)
  • Won all five individual titles outright on March 5
  • Tied third-highest all-around score in program history (39.725) on March 5
  • Set new career high on bars (9.950) and tied career high on beam (9.950) on March 5
  • Set second-highest all-around score in program history (39.750) on February 16
  • Tied fifth-highest beam score (9.950) and tied seventh-highest vault score (9.975) in program history on February 16
  • Tied ninth-highest all-around score in program history (39.625) on February 3
  • Won a total of 29 titles (seven in the all-around, seven on vault, six on beam, five on bars and four on floor)

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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