Heidi Moneymaker
Heidi Moneymaker

Player Profile

Santa Rosa, CA

High School:
Rohnert Park Gymnastics/Montgomery


1999 (USA Gymnastics) - Competed for the United States for the first time in her career...Team USA's top competitor at the World University Games...Placed ninth all-around in team competition, scoring a 37.037 against such competition as 1998 World Champion Svetlana Khorkina and World bronze medalist Elena Produnova...Placed 16th in the all-around finals with a mark of 35.35...At the event finals, she placed seventh on beam and eighth on bars...Competed in her first-ever USA Championships, placing 21st, one one-hundredth of a point from making the national team.

1999 - Won her second individual title and UCLA's third vault crown at the NCAA Championships with a winning average of 9.8625...Scored a 9.85 on her first vault, a pike front with a half-twist, then recorded a 9.875 on her second, a Phelps, which she had just learned the week before...Despite competing on two sprained ankles, she became the first UCLA gymnast ever to earn the maximum five first-team All-America honors at the NCAAs...Placed third in the all-around (first in the afternoon session) with a score of 39.55...Scored the highest bars score of the Championships, a 9.95 in the preliminary session...Region 1 Gymnast of the Year and all-around champion with a score of 39.525...Pac-10 all-around champion with a career-high 39.675...All-Pac-10 selection in the all-around, vault, bars and beam...Tied a school record for most All-Pac-10 honors in a year... Won the all-around, vault, bars and beam in a quad meet Jan. 31...Totaled scores of 39+ nine times and seven times in her last eight meets, with an average of 39.2875...Averaged a team-best 39.071 overall...Ranked 12th nationally in the all-around with an RQS of 39.2562 and eighth on vault (9.9062)...Averaged a team-high 9.859 on vault...Won her seventh vault title in her last nine meets by winning a share of the Pac-10 vault crown...Scored career-highs of 9.925 on beam and floor at the Pac-10 meet...Had an outstanding performance during the Bruins' first meet at Oregon State, winning the vault, bars and floor...Won the vault and bars at Arizona State Feb. 5...Bruin Classic (career-high 9.975) and UCLA Invitational vault champion...Had a team-high 22 event titles, including a team-high eight on vault, five on bars and four on beam...Also had a team-high 39 Top 3 finishes.

1998 - Became UCLA's first-ever NCAA uneven bars champion, scoring a 9.95 to place first at the NCAAs...Gave UCLA its eighth NCAA individual title and was the only person to win an event title outright at the Championships...Earned first-team All-America honors on bars and the all-around, scoring a 9.95 (1st place) and 39.35 (8th place), respectively, on Day One of the NCAA Championships...Earned second-team All-America honors on vault, placing 11th at the NCAA team prelims ...Averaged a 9.81 on bars with seven scores of 9.9 or higher...Scored a near-perfect 9.975 at Arizona...Placed first on bars in seven meets ...Scored career-highs of 9.925 on floor (three times) and 39.375 in the all-around (twice) ...Earned Pac-10 Gymnast of the Week honors Feb. 17 after winning the all-around (career-high 39.375), bars (9.875) and floor (career-high 9.925), scoring a career-high 9.85 on beam to place second, and placing third on vault ...Had eight Top 5 placings on vault and scored a season-high 9.9 at the NCAA Super Six on a vault valued a 9.9...Needing a 9.825 or higher on vault for UCLA to earn a spot in the NCAA Championships, she scored a 9.875 at the Regionals to clinch the berth...Scored 39 points or higher in all-around action five times...Competed 47 of 48 possible routines in team competition.

1997 - Battled an ankle injury mid-season but returned after sitting out a month to compete on bars at Pac-10s...Won the bars title at Regionals with a career-high 9.95...Also tied for third on vault at Regionals with a 9.85...Prior to the injury, she was competing all-around, placing third at the UCLA Invite with a career-best 39.2...Averaged a 9.875 on vault, with a season-best 9.925 against Georgia in her collegiate debut...Had three second-place showings on vault...Placed in the Top 5 on bars five times...Scored a season-best 9.825 on beam to place second at ASU Jan. 24...Competed on floor twice with a season-high 9.725 at the UCLA Invite.

Club - Competed at Rohnert Park Gymnastics under coach Ben Corr...Had great success at the 1996 Level 10 nationals, placing first on vault and bars, second with her club team and third in the all-around...Member of the Junior Olympic National Team...Took the vault title at the 1995 Level 10 nationals...Placed first in the all-around, vault and bars at the 1996 State meet...Finished first on vault and fifth in the all-around at the 1996 Regional meet...At the 1995 USGF state meet, she finished second all-around and first on vault and bars...Placed first on vault and bars at the 1995 Regional meet.

Personal - Parents: Dennis and Linda Moneymaker...Younger brother Sean (17) and younger sister Renae (13) are also competitive gymnasts ...Has three other sisters, Denise, Liz and Sadie...Enjoys exploring and dancing...Lists Henrietta Onodi as her all-time favorite gymnast...Full name is Heidi Louise Moneymaker...Born February 9, 1978 in her hometown...History major.