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.
AS A SOPHOMORE (2010) 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.
AS A FRESHMAN (2009) 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.
HIGH SCHOOL 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.
PERSONAL 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