Former assistant coach elevated to post
National Search For Successor Will Begin Immediately
O'Brien Places Fourth On Bars
Gymnasts to compete in Seattle on Saturday
Lew, O'Brien, Pierce will each compete on April 7 in Seattle
After competing for the Golden Bears for three years, she has accepted a position as a team manager for the 2013 season.
As a JUNIOR in 2012, competed on bars and beam for the Golden Bears... Was the Golden Bears best competitor on beam for the season... Set a new career best and set the season high score against Stanford (Feb. 12) with a score of 9.850... earned a new career best score of 9.775 on bars at Stanford (Mar. 4).
As a SOPHOMORE in 2011, competed in vault, bars, and beam for the Bears... scored career-bests in all three events... earned her career-best 9.700 on the vault at the Pac-10 Championships... scored a career-best 9.775 on the bars at Pennsylvania...earned a career-best 9.825 on the beam in the home quad meet featuring Oregon State...her 9.825 on the beam was tied for the top mark of the season by the Bears in the event...tied for first place on the beam in the dual meet at Arizona State (9.775).
As a FRESHMAN in 2010, competed in every Cal meet...began her collegiate career earning a 9.750 for her beam routine in the season-opener against Arizona State, one of two 9.750's she earned on the event...also scored a 9.750 on her beam at Denver...earned a career-best 9.650 on the vault against Arizona...finished the season scoring a career-best 9.725 on the bars at the Pac-10 Championships...
HIGH SCHOOL/CLUB: Nationals Sophomore of the Year (2007)...competed at Nationals in both 2007 and 2008...member of the Precision club team.
PERSONAL: Born Mar. 21, 1991, in Pasadena, Calif....daughter of Wilson & Kathleen Lew...has traveled to South Africa and Europe and went on a Mediterranean cruise...wants to attend graduate school, pursuing a post-graduate pharmacy degree...favorite creatures are puffer fish and jellyfish...likes glow-in-the-dark things...undeclared major.