AS A JUNIOR (2007)
Kaitlin Harrison was an uneven bars specialist in her third season with the Panthers...scored a career-high 9.775 at Rutgers for third place...took fifth at Penn State with a 9.750...averaged a 9.471 on the event...placed ninth at Kent State with a 9.600 and scored a 9.725 versus Missouri and Central Michigan.
AS A SOPHOMORE (2006)
In her second season with the Panthers, Harrison competed in every meet on the uneven bars and one meet as an all-arounder...one of three Pitt gymnasts to qualify for the uneven bars event finals at the Missouri Cat Classic...set a career-high 9.600 on the vault on January 21 against Rhode Island for fifth place...placed third in the all-around on January 29 against New Hampshire...named to the EAGL All-Academic Team.
AS A FRESHMAN (2005)
Harrison started off her rookie season with an impressive second-place finish in the all-around against West Virginia...placed first on the balance beam with a 9.725 and third on the uneven bars with a 9.575 against New Hampshire...won the floor exercise with a 9.875 against Ohio State...placed third in the all-around against Maryland with a score of 38.250...contributed to the Panthers by finishing second on the team in the all-around at the NCAA Regional Championships.
Harrison competed for six years at Level 10 Junior Olympic regional and national events...placed 12th at the 1999 Junior Olympic Nationals in the all-around...finished 10th in the all-around at the 2000 Elite Gymfest...placed second on bars in 2002 at the Junior Olympic Nationals and 18th in the all-around in 2003...an eight-time New Hampshire state champion...competed for the Atlantic Gymnastics Club for six years under coaches Tony Retrosi and Cori Cunningham...competed for two years as a National Elite gymnast...a National Honor Society member.
Born April 22, 1986...daughter of Peter and Denise Harrison...interested in rehab science.
Career High Scores:
Uneven Bars: 9.775
Balance Beam: 9.725
Floor Exercise: 9.875
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