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Crystal Paz
Player Profile:
Crystal Paz 1251289
Position: Vault, Balance Beam, Floor Exercise
Height: 5'1"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Fremont, Calif.
High School: Moreau Catholic
Club: California Gymnastics Academy
Experience: 2 Letters

Collegiate Bests

Event Score Date
Vault 9.825 3-9-12 vs. Boise State
Uneven Bars -- --
Balance Beam 9.875 2x, last 2-22-14 vs. UW, Sacramento State
Floor Exercise 9.85 4x, last 3-22-14 at Pac-12 Championships
All-Around -- --

As a Senior (2015):

Appeared in five meets in 2015, once on vault and floor and three times on beam…Set a season-high 9.80 on beam against UC Davis (3/8), which was also Senior Day for Paz…Turned in a 9.55 in her only vault of the season at the NorCal Classic (1/4)…Contributed a 9.70 on floor at the NCAA Berkeley Regional (4/4)

As a Junior (2014):

Competed in every floor lineup of 2014, with six vault appearances eight beam appearances…Turned in three top-three finishes with one event title…Matched her career-high 9.85 on floor thrice in 2014, including a clutch performance at the Pac-12 Championships to help Cal clinch a third-place finish…Matched her career-high 9.875 on beam vs. Washington and Sac State (2/22…Beam champion in a tri meet with Sac State and San Jose State (2/14)…

As a Sophomore (2013):

Had two Top 3 finishes in 2013..Tied for 2nd on balance beam vs. Washington, UC Davis & UIC with 9.75 (1/18) and tired for third on balance beam vs. Nebraska (3/16) with a 9.875…Set a season-high on vault with 9.775 vs. UC Davis (1/11)…Set new career-high totals on beam with a 9.875 vs. Nebraska (3/16) and floor with a 9.850 vs. Stanford & Oregon State (3/1)…Named “Most Improved” at the team’s annual awards banquet…Competed in every beam lineup and all but one floor lineup…Also competed on vault in six meets

As a Freshman (2012):

Competed in every meet on vault, beam, and floor... earned a season best of 9.825 on vault and 9.800 on beam at Boise State (Mar. 9)... earned season best of 9.700 on floor against Washington (Mar. 18).

High School/Club:

Named Most Valuable Gymnast in 2010 by the California Gymnastics Academy where she trained ... member of the Western National Team ... captured first place on the bars and in the all-around and second place in the vault and on the balance beam at the Western Nationals in 2010 ... champion in the vault, and on the bars and balance beam and in the all-around at the 2010 regionals ... attended Moreau Catholic High School.


Daughter of Celeste Paz...Mother, Celeste, attended Cal, graduating in 1979 with a degree in cell biology and then in 1983 as a Doctor of Optometry



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