Pari Olver
Pari Olver

Player Profile

Minneapolis, Minn.

High School:
Coon Rapids





A Pac-10 All-Academic team honorable mention selection in 1999 ... saw action in 11-of-12 meets for the Bears, including competing all-around in the final two meets of the season at the Pac-10 championships and Stanford ... finished second on bars in the season opener versus UCSB/UC Davis ... closed out the season among Cal's Top 3 in both average and season-high score on vault, bars and beam ... had perhaps the strongest finish of any Golden Bear, posting career highs on vault and bars at Pac-10s and Stanford ... was Cal's top performer on bars (9.850) at Stanford ... best all-around effort clearly came at Pac-10s, where she scored a season-high all-around total of 38.400 ... posted the Bears second-best all-around score in 1998 ... missed half the year with a sprained knee ... only freshman in 1998 to record scores above 9.500 in every event ... best meet came Feb. 6 at Arizona where she set season highs on the bars (9.700), beam (9.650) and floor (9.625) to finish with a personal-high 38.450 all-around score ... also had a solid outing at the NCAA Regionals where she posted a personal best 9.525 on the vault.

High School/Club: A four-year Level 10 Junior Olympic national qualifier ... coached by Mike Hunger, Angie Droeguenmueller and Jeanne Strand of the Twin City Twisters Club ... club team was the Level 10 state champions from 1994-96 ... finished in third place overall in the all-around competition at the Dynamo Classic in 1997.

Personal: Parizad June Olver ... business administration major in Cal's Haas School of Business ... graduated from Coon Rapids HS with honors and was a National Young Scholar member ... has one brother, Sheehan, and one sister, Noreen ... enjoys salsa dancing ... parents are Cheri and Peter Olver of Minneapolis, MN ... born May 26, 1979 in Oxford, England.

Olver's Bests

All-Around38.4502/6/98 at Arizona
Vault9.6503/26/99 at Stanford
Bars9.8503/26/99 at Stanford
Beam9.7252/28/99 at Nebraska
Floor9.6252/6/99 at Arizona