Position
All-around
Height
5'0
Class
Sophomore
Hometown
Tampa, Fla.
Previous School
Tampa Bay Turners
High School
H.B. Plant HS

(updated 5/24/05)

ALL-AMERICAN

SENIOR SEASON (2005)
Competed on the beam and floor for the Tigers in her final season … Scored a season-high 9.900 on the floor at Texas Woman’s to finish in a three-way tie for first … Title marked the fifth of her career on the event … Notched a 9.875 on the bars at the NCAA Northeast Regional Championships … Scored a 9.775 at the national meet … Averaged a 9.829 over the course of the season … Turned in a season-best 9.825 effort on the beam against Oklahoma … Twice scored a 9.750 … Was named to the SEC Good Works Team for her superior community service work … A member of the SEC Honor Roll … Recipient of a NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship.

JUNIOR SEASON (2004)
Saw action on the floor for the Tigers at the end of the season … Scored a 9.875 on the event at the NCAA Championships … Notched a pair of 9.850’s at Centenary and the NCAA Central Regional Championships … Earned Academic All-America honors for the third straight year … Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll for the second time.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2003)
A solid contributor on the vault, beam and floor for the Tigers … Won three individual event titles … Picked up two of those titles against Arkansas, winning both the beam and floor exercise with identical marks of 9.925 … Was named the SEC’s Gymnast of the Week for her effort against the Lady’Backs … Tied for first on the beam against Denver, posting a mark of 9.800 … Turned in a season-best 9.850 on the beam against Centenary and Texas Woman’s … Recorded back-to-back 9.900s on the floor, scoring the first against Florida and the second at Alabama … Opened the season with two straight 9.825’s on the beam … Finished the year with season averages of 9.756 on the vault, 9.698 on the beam and 9.831 on the floor … Named the Mortar Board Scholar-Athlete of the Year … Was an Academic All-America selection for the second straight year … Also named to the SEC Honor Roll.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2002)
Earned All-America accolades as a freshman, finishing ninth on the floor at the NCAA Championships with a score of 9.875 … Won five individual event titles for the Tigers, earning three on the floor and two on the beam … Shared the floor title with teammate Rachel Franzella against Alabama, posting a 9.925 to claim her first collegiate individual title … Turned in solid marks of 9.875 and 9.850 on the floor and beam, respectively, to share the event titles in the dual meet at Denver … Turned in a repeat performance the next week against Iowa, again sharing the beam (9.875) and floor (9.925) titles … Recorded a career-best 9.950 performance on the floor at Georgia, securing a second-place finish … Scored a 9.800 on the vault at the NCAA Regional Championships … Had the Tigers’ second-best vault mark at the NCAA Championships, scoring a 9.775 … Posted season averages of 9.831 on the floor, 9.700 on the beam and 9.675 on the vault.

CLUB/HIGH SCHOOL
Trained with the Tampa Bay Turners … Helped her team to Florida state titles in 1998 and 2001 … Was the national champion on the balance beam in 2000 … Member of the Junior Olympic National Team in 1998 … Attended H.B. Plant High School … Was a member of the National Honor Society and the Spanish National Honor Society … Board Member of the Kiwanis Club.

PERSONAL
Daughter of George and Pat Companioni … Has an older sister, Lisa, who was a gymnast at the University of North Carolina … Born March 25, 1983 … Majoring in psychology.

COMPANIONI’S CAREER HIGHS
Vault 9.850 at Centenary/Texas Woman’s 3/21/03
Beam 9.925 vs. Arkansas 2/28/03
Floor 9.950 at Georgia 3/8/02

INDIVIDUAL TITLES

Beam: 4
Floor: 5
Total: 9

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