Co-captain. 2002: Redshirted due to shoulder injury.
2001: Had his best meet to open the season on Jan. 6 versus Stanford when he placed first on both vault with team season-best 9.150, and h-bar (8.450) and placed third on p-bars (8.550) ... tied for third on p-bars with another 8.550 on Feb. 18 against Stanford... did not compete in final two regular season meets or in postseason.
2000: Made his 2000 debut vs. Stanford, notching 8.550 on p-bars and 9.500 on h-bar ... scored meet high and career best on p-bars (9.850) and career best on h-bar (9.675) at UCSB Invitational ... p-bars score of 9.850 ties him for third on Cal career list ... finished first day of NCAA Championships tied for 10th overall on h-bar in team competition.
1999: Competed in floor, rings, vault, p-bars and h-bar ... nearly advanced to NCAA Championships as individual after solid meet at Regionals with 10th-place finish on vault (9.400) and career-best score of 9.250 on floor.
Previous: Nevada state all-around club champion from 1995-97 ... led club team High Sierra Gymnastics to four straight Nevada state titles from 1994-97 ... was also High Sierra's team captain and gymnast of year from 1996-98 ... competed at USA Championship qualifier in '98 ... trained under Roger Baldwin at High Sierra.
Personal: Karl Patrick Ziehn ... environmental sciences major ... has coached boys gymnastics in Reno, NV and currently coaches for Golden Bear Gymnastics in Berkeley ... hobbies include snowboarding and scuba diving ... has younger brother, Kyle ... parents are Debbie Baldwin and Ken Ziehn ... born March 21, 1979 in Walnut Creek.
Ziehn's 2001 Bests Floor: 8.500 UCSB - 1/21/01 Rings: 8.150 Stanford - 2/18/01 Vault: 9.150 at Stanford - 1/6/01 P-Bars: 8.550 Stanford - 2/18/01 H-Bar: 8.850 at UCSB - 2/3/01
Ziehn's Career Bests Floor: 9.250 NCAA West Regional - 4/10/99 Rings: 9.050 at UCSB Invite - 3/6/99 Vault: 9.500 vs. Illinois - 3/12/99 P-Bars: 9.850 UCSB Invitational - 3/11/00 H-Bar: 9.675 UCSB Invitational - 3/11/00