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Brittani McCullough
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Brittani McCullough 1266886
Height: 5'4"
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: Corona, CA
High School: Centennial HS

Won the NCAA floor exercise championship with a score of 9.9375 ... Her routine merited a perfect 10 from one of the six judges at the event finals ... Won the Pac-10 and NCAA Regional floor exercise titles with career-high tying marks of 9.925 in each meet ... First-team All-Pac-10 on floor and second-team on vault ... Hit 40 of 41 routines on the year and 70 of her last 71 over the last two years ... Averaged 9.8+ on her three events - 9.883 on floor, 9.867 on vault and 9.807 on bars ... Owned seven individual event victories - three on vault and four on floor ... Scored 9.8 or better on all 12 vaults she competed, with a career-high of 9.95 achieved in the NCAA Super Six ... Earned Pac-10 Special Performance of the Week honors after recording a then-career-best 9.925 on vault at Arizona State ... Competed on bars in all 15 meets and posted a high of 9.85 five times ... Scored 9.9 or better on floor eight times in 13 meets ... Competed on beam just once (her first beam routine since 2008) when she went all-around against Stanford Feb. 14 and totaled 38.775.

First-team All-American on floor exercise, placing eighth overall ... Earned second-team All-Pac-10 honors on vault ... Tied her career-high with a 9.875 on floor at Regionals and also scored 9.85 on vault and 9.775 on bars ... In her first-ever postseason meet at the Pac-10 Championships, she scored 9.825 or better on the three events in which she competed ... Tied her career-high on floor with a 9.875 at Oregon State to tie for second ... Competed on floor Feb. 15 for the first time since rupturing her Achilles on the event in 2008 and scored 9.675, a score she matched a week later at Nebraska ... Made her season debut in competition at Fullerton and scored a career-high 9.95 on vault and a 9.8 on bars ... Came back two days later against Cal to score a career-high 9.925 on bars and 9.825 on vault ... Had bone spurs removed from her ankle in November and did not compete at Utah ... Hit all 30 routines she competed on the season ... Competed on at least two events in all but the season opener.

Pac-10 Freshman of the Year ... Ruptured her left Achilles tendon on floor exercise Mar. 9 and missed the remainder of the season ... Had been a strong all-around competitor for the Bruins prior to her injury, averaging 39.1 ... Had six Top 3 all-around finishes in seven meets ... Scored a season-best 39.375 in the all-around twice ... One of the Bruins' top vaulters, she averaged 9.865 and recorded three vault wins (Jan. 20, Jan. 27 and Feb. 17) ... Recorded a season-high of 9.875 on uneven bars ... Picked up her first beam victory on Mar. 2 with a career-best 9.9 against Oregon State ... Tied for first on floor twice (Jan. 4 and Feb. 17) and had a season-high of 9.875.

Redshirted the season after a November car accident in which she severed a tendon in her toe.

Made the 2006 U.S. National Team in her first effort after placing 11th in the all-around at the 2005 USA Championships ... Also placed eighth on beam and 10th on floor at the 2005 USAs ... Competed at the 2005 Level 10 National Championships and won vault, bars and floor and placed fourth in the all-around ... Earned a 10th place all-around finish at the 2003 Level 10 Nationals and also won the uneven bars ... Won the all-around, vault, bars and floor at the State Championships in 2005 and went on to win the all-around, vault, bars and beam at the Regional Championships ... Vault champion and silver medalist in the all-around, bars and floor at the 2003 Regionals ... 2002 Western Nationals Level 9 all-around, vault, bars and floor champions ... Career-high marks are 9.8 on bars and floor, 9.775 on vault, 9.725 on beam and 38.35 in the all-around ... Trained at SCEGA under coaches Tim Garrison, Meredith Paulicivic and Kathy Strate.

Admires former UCLA and U.S. Olympic track & field star Florence Griffith Joyner ... Hobbies are dancing and hanging out with family and friends ... Full name is Brittani Jolai McCullough ... Parents: Maurice and Vanessa McCullough ... Has a younger sister, Brianna, who is a team manager for the Bruins ... Grandfather William Joe Brown played semi-pro baseball ... Born September 18, 1988 in Lynwood, CA ... Nursing major whose career objective is to become a pediatric or NICU nurse.

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