UCLA at California, Jan. 22, 2010 (Photos by Jeff Sipsey)
Competed on bars three times with a season-high of 9.75 at Cal State Fullerton ... Also performed three exhibition bar routines and scored 9.8 twice ... Competed twice on beam, with a high of 9.825 at Cal, where she placed second.
Honorable mention Pac-10 All-Academic selection ... Recorded her career-best mark on uneven bars with a 9.8 exhibition performance against Nebraska ... Scored a season-high 9.85 on beam to capture her first event win of the season at the Masters Classic ... Scored 9.8 on beam at the Bruins' quad meet Feb. 15 ... Leadoff performer on beam against Cal and scored 9.725 ... Led off bars against Arizona with a then-career-high 9.75 and also scored a 9.8 on beam ... Leadoff on bars and beam at Utah, where she scored 9.725 on bars and 9.8 on beam.
Competed on beam in eight meets ... Scored a 9.875, her season-best, on her first collegiate beam routine to claim first place at Cal State Fullerton and was subsequently named the Pac-10 Event Specialist of the Week ... Placed second on beam the week after against Stanford with a 9.8 ... Competed once on bars and on floor.
Competed at the 2006 and 2007 World Championships for Canada ... 2007 Canadian Uneven Bars Champion and bronze medalist in the all-around and on beam ... Fourth on bars at the 2007 Gymnix International meet ... Second in the all-around at the 2007 World Trials ... Placed second in the all-around, first on bars and sixth on vault and beam at the 2006 Elite Canada ... Two-time bronze-medalist at the 2005 National Championships, placing third in the all-around and on floor exercise ... Placed fourth on floor exercise at the 2005 American Cup ... 2004 Olympic Team alternate after placing sixth at the Olympic Trials ... Bronze medalist on vault at the 2004 Massilia Cup in France and on floor exercise at the 2004 Canadian National Championships ... Trained at ASF Gymnastics under coaches Paula Johnson and Brenda Moder.
Admires Lance Armstrong and former Bruin gymnast Kate Richardson ... Hobbies are reading, shopping and hanging out with friends ... Favorite apparatus is floor exercise ... Full name is Marci Esther Bernholtz ... Parents: Jay and Mariette Bernholtz ... Has two older brothers, David and Daniel ... Born April 28, 1988 in Toronto, ON ... Majoring in Physiological Science and hopes to be an orthopaedic surgeon or oncologist.