Pitt Education Prepares Former Gymnasts for Post-Graduate Life
Panthers secure first EAGL title in program history
Five Panthers named All-EAGL honorees; 16 earn academic accolades
The 2016 Panthers feature a collection of talented new gymnasts and a group of skilled veterans
A weekly Q&A with a member of the 2015-16 Pitt gymnastics team.
AS A JUNIOR (2014-15)
Did not compete due to season ending injury.
AS A SOPHOMORE (2013-14)
Competed at the EAGL Championships in vault (9.475), bars (9.050), and floor (9.325)...Recorded career- high scores in the all-around (38.525), bars (9.725), and balance beam (9.350) against Maryland and North Carolina...Set her personal best floor result of 9.750 against Kent State and Centenary College.
AS A FRESHMAN (2012-13)
Landed a 9.700 on the vault at the NCAA Regionals...has competed in the last 10 meets for the Panthers at vault...scored a season-best 9.825 at Rutgers in their quad meet (2/2) and the next week at the Chicago Style meet (2/8).
Pearson comes to the Panthers from Upper Moreland High School in Hatboro, Pa., and competed for Silvia's Gymnastics...finished third on the vault, sixth on the beam and third in the all-around at the 2012 Region 7 Regionals...was a 2011 and 2012 JO Nationals qualifier...member of the honor roll.
Pearson is the daughter of Michelle Cyphers...siblings are CJ and Cory...Psychology major.
CAREER HIGH SCORES
Vault - 9.825
Bars - 9.725
Beam - 9.350
Floor - 9.750
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