AS A SOPHOMORE (2002): A consistent contributor on beam and floor ... participated in eight meets for the Bears and competed in all-around at the Pac-10 championships, placing 15th ... recorded a career best 9.825 on the beam and floor at the first meet of the season vs. Cal State Fullerton, taking third place ... tied for second on the beam with a 9.825 vs. Washington ... named to Pac-10 All-Academic honorable mention squad ... AS A FRESHMAN (2001): Began the season as an all-arounder for the Bears, where she shattered the Cal balance beam record with a 9.925 vs. Stanford ... on the balance beam, she hit 86% of her routines and scored a 9.75 or better, five out of the seven times she competed ... utilized her long lines and aggressive style on bars to produce a season high of 9.825 ... an excellent leadoff competitor on the floor, her elegant dance and explosive tumbling earned her a 9.675 or better through the season ... placed third on balance beam at UC Davis with a 9.775 ... had to sit out during the last half of the season due to a recurring back injury ... HIGH SCHOOL/CLUB: Trained with the Illinois Gymnastics Institute (IGI) under Todd Gardner ... took third in the all-around at the 2000 state competition ... five-time Junior Olympics National qualifier ... National team member in 1997 and 2000 ... won team competition at the 1998 Junior Olympic Nationals ... also won the team competition at the 2000 Level 10 state competition ... highest all-around was a 37.80, when she placed second at the 2000 J.O. Nationals ... placed third at the '97 J.O. Nationals ... PERSONAL: Stephanie Yonghee Kim ...social welfare major, intending to go to medical school to become a doctor of sports medicine ... was named to the National Society of Collegiate Scholars for the 2001-02 academic year ... has an older brother, Peter, who attends Georgia Tech ... was a member of the National Honor Society ... parents are Kwansoo and Kookhi Kim of Torrance, CA ... born Sept. 20, 1982 in Downers Grove, IL.
Score Competition AA 38.325 at San Jose State, 1/19/01 Vault 9.575 at San Jose State, 1/19/01 Bars 9.825 Arizona, 1/21/01 Beam 9.925 Stanford, 2/18/01 Floor 9.825 Cal State Fullerton, 1/12/02