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Pitt Athletic Department Honors Its Senior Student-Athletes

Pitt held its annual Senior Awards Banquet at the Petersen Events Center this evening.


Pitt Athletic Department Honors Its Senior Student-Athletes

Pitt held its annual Senior Awards Banquet at the Petersen Events Center this evening.


Pitt Gymnasts Conclude Season at NCAA Regional Meet

Senior Alicia Talucci wraps up her decorated Pitt career


Pitt Gymnasts Qualify For NCAA Regional Meet

Panthers will compete on April 7 at N.C. State


Pitt Scores Season-High 195.375 At EAGL Championships

Panthers earn 12 all-tournament team honors

AS A JUNIOR (2011)
2011 EAGL First-Team member on beam...Hit season-high on vault of 9.8 twice (1/23 and 2/6)...Held highest vault average for the season with 9.731...Recorded season-high on beam of 9.8 against New Hampshire (1/23)...Hit season-high of 9.725 on floor three times... Collected six top-three finishes in the regular season...Captured beam title against Ball State and New Hampshire (1/9 and 1/23) as well as the vault title against Ball State (1/9)...Reached 1,000 Career Points on 2/20, finished season with 1068.875...Sidelined in last two meets due to injury.

Continued the success of her freshman campaign...qualified for the NCAA Regional Championships in the all-around for the second consecutive year...2010 EAGL First Team member on floor...two-time EAGL First Team selection on both beam and all-around competition (2009-10)...named the EAGL Gymnast of the Week following Pitt's win over No.13 Iowa State...captured the bronze medal on the balance beam with a 9.825 at the EAGL Championship...held the all-around title in all but two meets during the regular-season (Penn State and Arkansas)...posted a score of 39.000 or better five times on the year in the all-around competition...tallied two career-high marks throughout her sophomore campaign; 39.325 in the all-around and a 9.900 on beam...her personal best score on beam ranks fifth in Pitt program history...finished the regular season ranked nationally in three events: 39th in all-around competition, 46th on beam and 62nd on vault...collected four top-five finishes on the floor and bars, five on the vault, seven in the all-around competition and eight on the beam.

Compiled one of the finest seasons for a true freshman in Pitt history...Qualified for NCAA Regional Championships in the all-around...Tabbed EAGL's Rookie of the Year...Earned All-EAGL First Team honors on beam and in all-around...EAGL Second Team selection on vault...Named Gymnast of the Week once and Rookie of the Week twice during season...Named to All-Tournament first team for beam and all-around, and second team for floor exercise...Member of EAGL All-Academic Team...Won four individual event titles - one on vault and three on beam - as well as the all-around competition in three meets...Season high of 9.900 on vault against Maryland...Set season-high scores on bars (9.775), beam (9.875) and all-around (39.250) against Michigan State...Scored a 39.100 to finish third in the all-around at the EAGL Championships and sixth on beam...Has the highest floor exercise total and total points on team...All-around score of 39.25 is eighth on the all time Top 10 list, her 9.9 on vault is fifth...Recieved Team's MVP title, has team's highest vault (with Bryan), all-around, beam and average score.

Member of Metzler's Gymnastics for 12 years competing under the guidance of Pam and Earl Metzler... Junior Olympic national qualifier from 2005-07...finished fourth in the all-around competition in the 2005 Junior Olympics...was a Level 9 national beam champion...Level 9 national qualifier in 2004.

Born December 19, 1989...daughter of Domenic and Brenda Talucci...has one brother, Samuel, and one sister, Angelina.

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Career High Scores:
Vault - 9.975
Uneven Bars - 9.775
Balance Beam - 9.9
Floor Exercise- 9.85
All-Around - 39.325

Alicia Talucci

Alicia  Talucci


Coatesville, Pa.


High School (Club):
Bishop Shanahan (Metzler's)

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