Podium training at the 2012 NCAA Gymnastics Championships in Duluth, Ga. (Photos by Heather Maynez)
Performed exhibition routines in five meets before rupturing her Achilles tendon on a floor exhibition in Chicago on Feb. 10 ... Exhibition high scores were 9.8 on vault, 9.55 on beam and 9.7 on floor
Member of the 2007 Junior Olympic National Team ... Fourth in the all-around and on beam, fifth on vault and seventh on bars at the 2007 Level 10 Nationals ... In 2007, was the Level 10 Region 1 all-around, vault, beam and floor champion and the State all-around and floor champion ... Won the NorCal Level 10 State beam title in 2009 ... Earned Top 10 finishes in the all-around and on vault (fourth), beam (fifth) and floor (seventh) at the 2009 Level 10 Regionals ... Won the vault and floor titles and placed third in the all-around at the 2009 Level 10 NIT ... Trained under coach Darrell Boykins.
Hobbes include painting and art ... Lists vault and floor as her favorite apparatus ... Parents: Michael and Vivian McDonald ... Younger brother Michael is a highly-ranked international junior tennis player ... Father, grandfather and uncle all attended UCLA ... Full name is Dana Christie Lowe McDonald ... Born December 27, 1992 in Palm Springs, CA ... Art History major.