2002 — Returned to all-around competition on Mar. 16 at Alabama after recuperating from assorted injuries suffered in January … Scored a season-best 39.425 to place second at Alabama … Also recorded season-bests on bars (9.85) and floor (9.875) … Set season-best on bars (9.875) and floor (9.925) at the Pac-10 Championships … Missed three meets with ankle and neck injuries then scored a 9.85 in her first meet back on vault and averaged 9.81 during the remainder of the season … Recorded her season-best of 9.925 on vault in the season opener … With Parker in the lineup, UCLA scored 49+ on vault 10 of 11 times … Has hit 26 consecutive vaults … Season-high on beam was 9.875, set Jan. 18 at Fullerton … Placed first on beam two days later against Arizona State … Selected to the NACGC Scholastic All-America team for the third-straight year and to the first-team Pac-10 All-Academic and second-team Verizon Academic All-District VIII teams for the second-straight season, compiling a 3.73 GPA in Psychology.
2001 — Earned her first career perfect 10 on floor at Stanford on Jan. 14 … Placed fourth on vault at the NCAA Championships to earn first-team All-America honors … Was one of just two competitors at the event finals to compete two 10.0 vaults (handspring front pike with a half-twist, layout cuervo) … Extremely consistent performer who averaged 9.8 or greater on all four events - 9.831 on vault, 9.821 on bars, 9.867 on beam and 9.814 on floor … Ranked seventh in the nation on vault … West Regional co-champion on vault … Scored career-highs on all events, with a 9.95 on vault, 9.975 on bars, 9.95 on beam, 10 on floor and 39.675 in the all-around … Recorded nine first-place finishes, including a team-best five on vault … Won the all-around at Stanford and at Michigan State … Scored 39.4 or higher in four of five all-around attempts … NACGC Scholastic All-American for the second consecutive year … Voted to the Verizon Academic All-District VIII second team, one of just three underclassmen selected … First-team Academic All-Pac-10 selection.
2000 — Earned second-team All-America honors after placing 10th in the all-around at the NCAA Championships … Also earned second-team honors on bars … Academic All-American by the NACGC with a 3.665 GPA … Recorded her career-high of 39.3 in the all-around at the NCAA Super Six … Tied her career-high on vault at Super Six with a 9.9 … Set career-highs at Regionals on beam (9.875) and floor (9.9) … Tied her career-high on bars with a 9.925 to tie for second place at the Pac-10 meet … Scored 39+ in the all-around six out of eight times with an average of 39.091 … Averaged 9.8 on vault and 9.797 on floor … Voted the team’s Co-Rookie of the Year.
Club — Competed with the Central California Gymnastics Institute for nine years under coach Donna Smith and also under coach Link Franzini for her senior year … Placed first on bars and 12th in the all-around at the 1999 Level 10 Nationals … Winner on bars, second-place finisher in the all-around and floor, and fourth-place finisher on vault and beam at the 1999 Level 10 Regionals … Finished ninth on bars at the 1998 Level 10 Nationals … Competed at the 1998 Spring Spectacular, placing first in the all-around, vault, bars and floor … Placed first in the all-around at the 1999 State Championships and the 1998 Regionals.
Personal — Describes her biggest athletic thrills prior to college as competing again after a two-year hiatus and winning the national bar title at the 1999 Level 10 Championships … Loves animals and anything outdoors … Hobbies include reading, cooking, doing crafts, spending time with her family and friends, and working with kids … Spent the summer of 2002 studying abroad in Spain … Parents: Fred and Meri Lynn Parker … Has a younger brother, Clint … Full name is Kristin Leanne Parker … Born January 29, 1981 in Turlock, CA … Psychology major who hopes to work in the field of education.
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