UCLA Gymnastics BIO
Alyssa Pritchett
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Alyssa Pritchett 1264152
Height: 5'1"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Orange, Calif.
High School: Calvary Chapel HS
Club: Wildfire Gymnastics

Second-team All-American on floor exercise ... Second-team All-Pac-12 on floor for the second consecutive year ... Was ranked all season on floor and finished the regular season ranked 17th in the nation ... Averaged a team-best 9.898 on floor with no score lower than 9.85 and nine scores of 9.9 or higher, including six 9.9+ scores in a row to end the year ... Scored a career-high 9.95 in the Bruins' last two regular season meets, Mar. 10 and Mar. 17 ... Placed in the Top 3 on floor in eight of 14 meets ... Scored career-highs on vault (9.85) and floor (9.95) on Mar. 17 vs. Arkansas ... Earned her first of two consecutive victories on floor on Mar. 10, scoring a career-high 9.95 and subsequently received Pac-12 Special Performance of the Week honors ... Placed third on floor with a 9.875 and also added a 9.7 on vault on Feb. 10 ... Tied for second on floor at Stanford with a 9.875 and added a 9.725 on vault ... Competed a Yurchenko layout full for the first-time ever at ASU and set a career-high with a 9.8 ... Set a then-career-high with a 9.925 on floor vs. Utah to place third ... Also placed third on floor with a 9.9 vs. Southern Utah in the season opener.

Second-team All-Pac-12 on floor exercise ... Competed on floor in UCLA's last 11 meets and averaged 9.802 for the year ... Twice recorded career-high scores of 9.9 and scored 9.85 or higher seven times ... Recorded her first career victory on floor at Washington Jan. 27, scoring a then-career-best 9.875 ... Also picked up a floor victory at Chicago on Feb. 10.

Redshirted the season due to injury.

Competed twice on vault and floor, with both high marks coming in the meet at Cal State Fullerton ... Scored 9.75 on vault and a career-high 9.8 on floor (fifth place).

Late substitute on vault at Utah in the season opener and scored a 9.8 on a Tsukahara layout full ... Performed an exhibition on floor on Mar. 15 ... Exhibitioned on vault at Nebraska on Feb. 22 and scored 9.65 ... Scored 9.775 on an exhibition vault at Fullerton.

Two-time (2006, 2007) Level 10 State and Regional qualifier ... Placed fifth on uneven bars at the 2007 Regionals ... Runner-up on floor exercise at the 2007 State meet ... 2005 Level 9 Western National qualifier as an alternate ... Placed second on vault and floor exercise and third in the all-around at the 2005 Level 9 State Championships ... 2002 Level 8 Regional vault champion ... Career-best scores are 9.875 on vault and uneven bars and 9.55 on floor exercise ... Trained at Wildfire Gymnastics under coaches Bill Callander, Rhonda Schwandt-Hoffman, Tom Wakeling and Stephanie Calvert.

Ran varsity track at Calvary Chapel HS in 2008 and won the league title in the long jump ... Hobbies include surfing, shopping and hanging out with friends ... Admires Olympic gold medalists Michael Phelps and Shannon Miller ... Describes her biggest athletic thrill as making it to UCLA ... Full name is Alyssa Danielle Pritchett ... Parents: John and Kimberlee ... Has an older brother, David, who also attends UCLA and younger siblings James and Aubrey ... Born June 22, 1990 in Orange, CA ... History major with an education minor.

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