PITTSBURGH, PA- The Pitt Gymnastics team took on the Ohio State Buckeyes in their first meet of the season at The Fitzgerald Field House on Friday, January 9, 2015. (www.B2PhotoLLC.com)
AS A JUNIOR (2014-15) Scored a 9.700 on vault against Penn State...Placed fifth on vault at Michigan state with a 9.750...Tied for third on the vault with a 9.800 against Kent State...Recorded a 9.250 on vault at New Hampshire...Tied for fifth on vault with fellow Panther Tracey Pearson scoring a 9.825 at a five-team meet at George Washington...Placed second overall on vault with a 9.825 against Ohio State.
AS A SOPHOMORE (2013-14) First Team All-EAGL on vault...Tied for 17th on the vault with a score of 9.825 at the NCAA Regionals...Named to the All-Tournament first team with a 9.825 and a third place finish on the vault at the EAGL Championships...Earned two individual vault titles in her first season of competition...Set a personal-best score of 9.875 on vault in a meet against North Carolina and Maryland to capture her second individual title.
AS A FRESHMAN (2012-13) Did not compete.
HIGH SCHOOL Joins the Panthers after graduating from Salem High School in Virginia Beach, Va....trained at Gymstrada, where she was coached by Randy Church...did not compete in 2012 due to injury...a two-time Junior Olympic National qualifier, finishing seventh in the all-around, ninth on the vault and 11th on the floor in 2011...was 2011 Region 7 Champion and a Virginia State Champion on the vault...2010 and 2011 state vault and floor champion.
PERSONAL Parents are Erwin and AnnaMarie Pacheco...has one brother, Darrin...sociology major.