NACGC/W Recognizes Four Cal Gymnasts
National Search For Successor Will Begin Immediately
Asturias, Chang, Crawford, Leggitt, Olivere, Nilsson, Rosenzweig and Spomer each lauded by Pac-12
Crawford leads places ninth on bars
Seniors Alex Leggitt, Erica Varon and Shana Johnson honored at conclusion of meet
A four year competitor as a Golden Bear from 2009-2012, she has now accepted a position as a Graduate Assistant Coach.
As a SENIOR in 2012, named a Scholastic All-American... Performed her routine on balance beam in every meet... Earned a season best of 9.800 on the apparatus against Stanford (Feb. 12)... Also competed eight times on floor, scoring a new career best of 9.800 twice at Boise State (Mar. 9) and against Washington (Mar. 18)
As a JUNIOR in 2011, earned an honorable mention for the Pac-10 All-Academic Team...competed in vault and beam for the Bears as well as performing three floor routines during the season...opened the season with a career-best 9.700 on the vault at the Pac-10 Showcase...scored a season-best 9.700 on the beam in her second week of competition, the home meet against Davis...matched her career-best with another 9.700 on the vault in the home meet against Sacramento State...tied for first in the vault at the Sac State meet.
As a SOPHOMORE in 2010, earned an honorable mention for the Pac-10 All-Academic Team...competed in every meet during the season except the Pac-10 Championship...posted Cal's highest beam score of the season, earning a career-best 9.825 at Denver...posted a season-high 9.750 on the floor at Davis.
As a FRESHMAN in 2009, named the 2009 Cal Gymnastics Rookie of the year...competed in the vault in every regular-season meet except at Oregon State...began competing in the floor as well beginning with the Arizona State meet...earned a career-high 9.775 for her floor routine against Stanford, just her second performance of the season in the event... scored a career-best 9.675 on the vault against Arizona... matched her career-best on the vault (9.675) in the final regular-season meet of the year at Sacramento State.
HIGH SCHOOL/CLUB: Competed for the New Hope club team...took second on vault and 11th in the all-around at the 2007 Western Nationals...level 9 regional beam champion, as well as fourth place on vault and fifth in the all-around in 2007...earned fifth place on vault at the level 10 regionals in 2008...achieved her personal-best vault score of 9.825 at the state championships in 2006...graduated with honors at Edison High School.
PERSONAL: Born March 20, 1990, in Anaheim, Calif....daughter of Mike and Angeli Leggitt...hopes to go to veterinary school after Cal...wants to start her own veterinary practice and founding a non-profit humane society...spent the summer of 2009 working in a veterinary hospital...enjoys traveling the world...Anthropology major.