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Amber Takara
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Amber Takara 1595453
Position: AA
Height: 5'1"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Tacoma, Wash.
High School: Stadium
Club: Auburn Gymnastics Center

Collegiate Bests

Event Score Date
Vault 9.875 2-13-15 vs. Oregon State
Uneven Bars 9.90 3-8-15 vs. UC Davis
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As a Sophomore (2015):

Competed in every bars lineup and all but one vault lineup…Won two bars titles, at the season-opening NorCal Classic (1/4) with a 9.85 and at the Washington tri meet (2/21) with a 9.875…Set a career-high 9.90 on bars vs. UC Davis (3/8)…Career-high 9.875 on vault came against Oregon State (2/13)…Turned in a 9.85 on bars and 8.90 on vault in her Golden Bear debut at the NorCal Classic (1/4)

As a Freshman (2014):

Did not compete in 2014 due to injury

High School/Club:

Named the Most Outstanding (2012) and Most Inspirational (2013) of her Auburn Gymnastics Center club team…Was a member of the three-time state championship team in 2011, 2012 and 2013…First-place in the all-around at the Charity Choice Invitational and an alternate for the Nastia Liukin Cup…Also claimed first in the all-around at the Washington State Championships and qualified for an international meet in Costa Rica…2013 Junior Olympic National Qualifier…Second in the all-around at the Classic Rock Invitational…First in the all-around at the Charity Choice and Classic Rock invitationals in 2012, and an alternate for the Nastia Liukin Cup…First in the all-around at regional championships…second in all-around at the state championships…Finished 13th all-around at JO Nationals…Competed in the 2011 All-American Invitational, where she finished first in the all-around…Also Claimed second all-around at the Crystal Cup and third all-around at Byers Invitational before breaking her arm…2010 JO National Qualifier and third in the all-around at the Long Beach Invitational…Coached by Brent Phelps and Peter Flores…Was a varsity letterman in cross country at Stadium High School in 2012…Was a member of the honor society and received the Superintendent’s Award and an honor cord for her GPA.

Personal:

Interests include running, longboarding and traveling…Broke her hand during sophomore year of high school and had to have two screws put in to pin it back together…Parents are Scott and Aileen…Has one sister - Alexis

Major:

Undeclared – considering a career as a pharmacist, brain surgeon or aerospace engineer

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