Tampa, Fla.
Previous School
Tampa Bay Turners
High School
Sickles HS

updated (8/10/04)


Was named a second-team All-SEC selection on the bars after scoring a career-high tying 9.900 at the conference meet … Also notched a 9.900 against Texas Woman’s and Arizona to earn first-pace honors on the event … Twice scored a 9.825, first versus Kentucky and then against Auburn … Also competed on the beam for the Tigers … Recorded a season-best 9.875 against Auburn … Notched a 9.825 against Kentucky … Recorded back-to back 9.800s on the event versus Alabama and Centenary … Missed the last two meets of the season with a sprained ankle … Finished the year with season averages of 9.609 on the bars and 9.682 on the beam.

One of LSU’s most consistent athletes, she was a staple in the Tigers’ bar and beam lineups … Posted LSU’s top season average on the bars (9.844) and second-best season average on the beam (9.721) … Recorded top-three finishes on the bars eight times during the season, including taking home meet titles at the Bahama Breeze Invitational (9.825) and at Kentucky (9.875) … Scored a career-high 9.900 on the event against Denver … Twice posted marks of 9.875, first at Kentucky and then at the Masters Classic in Lincoln, Neb. … Scored a 9.825 or better on 13 of her 14 bar routines … Also recorded a career high on the balance beam, scoring a 9.900 at the Masters Classic … Turned in a mark of 9.875 against Georgia … Posted a 9.800 on the beam five times throughout the season … Competed on the floor once, scoring a 9.650 at Alabama.

Specialized on the bars and beam for the Tigers … Tied her career-high on the beam against Iowa, scoring a 9.875… Did not score below a 9.700 on the beam in her final eight routines of the season … Posted a solid 9.825 on the beam three times during the year, at Denver, at Georgia and against Kentucky … Scored a trio of 9.800s on the bars, racking up the marks against Alabama, Denver and in the tri-meet with Rhode Island and Centenary … Turned in season averages of 9.683 on the bars and 9.642 on the beam.

Was a strong, consistent scorer for the Tigers … Went 9.825 or better in three of four events … Won the first individual title of her career against Auburn, scoring a 9.875 on beam to match her top mark of the season … Remarkably consistent on bars, never scoring lower than 9.750, while scoring either 9.825 or 9.850 in six of seven outings … Posted identical 39.050s in her two all-around efforts against Auburn and in the Tigers’ tri-meet with Michigan State and New Hampshire … Posted identical 9.850s on bars and beam at the SEC Championships.

The Level 10 state champion (Fla.) in 1998 and 2000 … A four-time national qualifier … 2000 state champion on the bars and in the all-around … Won regional titles on the bars, beam and in the all-around … National runner-up on the bars while placing sixth in the all-around … Attended Sickles High School in Tampa, Fla. … Earned three varsity letters in diving.

Parents are John and Sarah Beddow … Has an older brother, Mike, and a younger brother, Kevin … Majoring in psychology.

9.675 vs. Auburn 3/2/01
9.900 twice
9.900 at Masters Classic 2/23/03
9.825 vs. Michigan State/New Hampshire 3/9/01
39.050 twice

Bars: 3
Beam: 1
Total: 4

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