AS A JUNIOR (2009)
Competed on vault and floor during the season, setting career-high scores in both events...Carded a career-high 9.725 on vault against NC State...Posted a career-best 9.775 twice on floor - at the Pitt Invitational, capturing first place in the process and again against Denver...Named a NACGC/W Scholastic All-American...Shared 2009's Most Improved Gymnast honors...Selected to the All-EAGL Academic Team.
AS A SOPHOMORE (2008)
Primarily competed on the vault and floor in her second year with the Panthers...notched a season-high 9.600 against Rutgers, placing seventh...set career-high mark on the floor exercise at the EAGL Championship meet, scoring a 9.725...also posted a 9.700 on the floor at Maryland, Michigan and Temple...named to the All-EAGL Academic Team.
AS A FRESHMAN (2007)
Krista Rubini was Pitt's lead-off vaulter, scoring a career-high 9.650 at Arkansas...had a 9.600 at Oklahoma and a 9.575 in two meets...concluded her season with a regional-qualifying score of 9.565.
Rubini was a two-time national qualifier, competing in level 9 in 2004 and level 10 in 2005...placed eighth at states and seventh at regionals as a level 10 in 2005...won state title, placed fifth at regionals and 17th at nationals as a level 9 in 2004...led her team to a second-place finish at states in 2004...named "Most Improved Gymnast" while training at Central Bucks under Bob Schultz and Tom Ford...also played softball and field hockey...a member of the National Honor Society and Spanish National Honor Society.
Born November 9, 1987...daughter of Anthony and Linda Rubini...has two brothers.
Career High Scores:
Vault - 9.725
Floor Exercise - 9.775
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