UCLA Gymnastics BIO
Kaelie Baer
Player Profile:
Kaelie Baer 1264155
Height: 5'6"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Columbus, Ind.
High School: Columbus East HS
Club: DeVeau's


Competed on vault as the team's leadoff vaulter in every meet and averaged 9.814 with just two scores under 9.8 ... Recorded a career-high 9.875 at Cal on Jan. 15, helping lead the team to a season-high total of 49.575 ... Earned a second-place finish on vault at Washington with a 9.825 ... Competed on beam in eight meets and exhibitioned in five other meets ... Had career-best performances on beam on both nights of team competition at the NCAA Championships, scoring 9.875 each time ... Her previous career-high on beam was a 9.85 to place fifth vs. Stanford on Feb. 5 ... Last two exhibition beam routines went 9.8 (at Oregon State) and 9.825 (at Georgia) ... Competed once on bars, scoring 9.2 vs. Stanford ... Earned honorable mention Pac-12 All-Academic honors.

Hit an exhibition bar routine at Southern Utah in her first meet since the 2009 season but injured her elbow during vault warmups and was unable to compete the rest of the season.

Did not compete due to injury.

Competed on vault at the NCAA Championships ... Scored a career-best 9.85 on vault at the NCAA Regionals ... Tied her then-career-high on vault with a 9.8 vs. Nebraska ... Scored 9.775 or better on vault in five of seven meets ... Stepped in as a late sub to compete on floor vs. Georgia and scored 9.825 ... Competed on beam at Oregon State and scored 9.675 ... Scored a team-best and career-high 9.85 on floor and recorded a personal-best 9.8 in exhibition on beam on Feb. 15 ... Tied her then-career-best on floor against Cal with a 9.8 ... Tied her career-best with a 9.8 on vault at Fullerton ... Scored 9.8 on floor against Arizona and also competed on vault and beam ... Competed on three events at Utah and hit all three, scoring 9.8 on vault, 9.775 on beam and 9.75 on floor.

Four-time (2004, 2005, 2007, 2008) Level 10 National qualifier ... Placed sixth in the all-around and third on vault and uneven bars at the 2008 Region V Championships ... Finished second in the all-around and won the vault at the 2007 Level 10 National Championships ... Won the 2007 Regional and State championships ... Earned a Top 20 all-around finish at the 2004 Level 10 Nationals and placed fourth on vault, sixth on beam and 10th on floor ... Competed as a junior national elite in 2003 and placed fifth in the all-around at the American Classic ... Holds career-bests of 9.75 on vault, 9.65 on floor and 9.6 on bars and beam ... Trained at DeVeau's School of Gymnastics by coaches Tom Strange, Peter Zhao and Amy Scales.

Admires former Indianapolis Colts head coach Tony Dungy ... Full name is Kaelie Suzanne Baer ... Parents: Greg and Deann Baer ... Has an older sister Cierra and older brother Krin ... Born January 10, 1990 in Indianapolis, IN ... History major with a Global Studies minor.

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