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 Kathleen Mantell

2012 (Sr.): Competed in nine of 11 meets, including four all-around performances ... led Seawolves and recorded 13th-best balance beam average in program history at 9.486 ... scored 9.6 or better on final four beam routines, including consecutive career-highs of 9.775 vs. Michigan State on Mar. 11 and 9.8 at MPSF Championships on Mar. 24 ... named to All-MPSF Team on beam with 9.525 regional qualifying score ... made MPSF All-Academic Team for second straight year with 3.26 overall GPA.

2011 (Jr.): Contributed on bars and beam in every meet and missed only one appearance on floor … competed all-around in first three meets, posting season-high 37.050 at California on Jan. 30 … swung to season-high 9.6 on bars and had 9.575 on floor at Michigan State on Feb. 27 … tallied 9.525 on bars and 9.65 on floor to help UAA edge Centenary in Mar. 11 home dual … scored 9.675 on beam and 9.575 on floor against Centenary on Mar. 13 to help UAA to No. 6 team score in program history (192.250) … earned spot on MPSF All-Academic Team with 3.14 overall GPA.


2010:
Redshirted.

BEFORE UAA:
Attended Los Medanos College in Pittsburg, Calif., from 2007-09 … earned multiple state and regional titles in levels 7, 8, 9 and 10 … placed 4th on bars, 5th on beam and 6th in all-around at 2009 Level 9 regionals … earned first alternate placing for 2009 Level 10 Nationals ... competed club for Liberty Gymnastics in Concord, Calif.

PERSONAL: Born Kathleen Marie Mantell on Aug. 14, 1989 in Antioch, Calif. … daughter of Scott Mantell and Carol Olff … psychology major.

Career Highs
Vault: 9.275 at Sacramento State, 1/7/11
Bars: 9.600 at Michigan State, 2/27/11
Beam: 9.675 vs Centenary, 3/13/11
Floor: 9.650 vs Centenary, 3/11/11
All-Around: 37.050 at California, 1/30/11

2012 Meet-by-Meet Results (Sr.)
Meet              Vault  Bars   Beam   Floor  All-Arnd
1/20 at Maryland         8.950  8.875     
1/22 at Towson           9.500  9.300     
2/04 at Denver           9.400  9.450  9.150   
2/12 AIR FORCE           9.200  9.400  9.500   
3/02 at UC Davis  9.525  9.375  9.475  9.450  37.825 
3/04 at Sac State 9.475  8.350  9.700  9.575  37.100 
3/09 MICHIGAN ST  9.350  9.575  9.600  9.550  38.075 
3/11 MICHIGAN ST         9.650  9.775  9.625   
3/24 at MPSFs     9.350  9.125  9.800  9.350  37.625 
Season Averages   9.425  9.236  9.486  9.457  37.656

2011 Meet-by-Meet Results (Jr.)
Meet         Vault  Bars   Beam   Floor  All-Arnd

1/07 @Sac St 9.275  8.900  8.900  9.300  36.375
1/09 @UCD    9.075  9.225  9.000  9.250  36.550
1/30 @Cal    9.225  9.125  9.300  9.400  37.050
2/12 @UNH           9.375  9.575           
2/24 @CMU           9.300  9.575  9.400       
2/27 @MSU           9.600  9.300  9.575       
3/11 CENT           9.525  9.250  9.650       
3/13 CENT           9.325  9.675  9.575       
3/19 @MPSFs         9.450  9.500  9.050       
Season Avgs  9.192  9.314  9.342  9.400  36.658

Height: 5'0"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Antioch, Calif.
High School: Deer Valley HS
Club: Liberty Gymnastics
Experience: 2 Letters
Kathleen Photos:
Senior Haleigh Lloyd set a GNAC record, while finishing 4th in the 400-meter hurdles Saturday at the NCAA Championships.
NCAA recap  MORE
Junior Karolin Anders furnished her sixth career All-America honor and third in the heptathlon Friday at the NCAA Div. II Outdoor Championships.
All-America honor  MORE
Junior Karolin Anders finished 8th May 22 at the 2015 NCAA Div. II Outdoor Track & Field Championships.
Academic honors  MORE
Junior Dominik Notz raced to his first career All-America honor in track & field Thursday in the 10K race.
NCAA review  MORE
Entering her fourth year with the program, Anchorage native Shaina Afoa will assume the role of the Seawolves' top assistant coach in 2015-16.
Afoa moves up  MORE
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