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Utah gymnast Ashley Postell

Published: Thursday, Sept. 3 2015 5:28 p.m. MDT

Ashley Postell (Scott G. Winterton, Deseret Morning News) Ashley Postell (Scott G. Winterton, Deseret Morning News)
Class: Senior
Birthday: June 9, 1986
Hometown: Burke, Va.
Family: Parents Gary and Linda Postell, brothers Eric and Kyle, sister Territa
High school: Alpha Omega (home-schooled)
Club: Capital Gymnastics National Training Center
Best collegiate all-around score: 39.80 (Feb. 1, 2008)
Best collegiate event scores: Vault 10.0, uneven bars 9.95, balance beam 10.0, floor exercise 9.975
Current NCAA ranking: All-around — 1st, 39.63 RQS; vault — T-2nd, 9.94; bars — 9th, 9.88; beam — 1st, 9.915, floor — T-2nd, 9.94
Honors: 2007 NCAA balance beam champion, three-time Utah MVP, two-time NCAA all-around runner-up, 2002 World Championships balance beam champion, 2003 member of U.S. World Championships team, 2003 U.S. floor exercise champion.

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University of Utah gymnastics records within reach of senior Ashley Postell

Category ... Postell ... School Record
• All-around wins (career) ... 26 ... 26 (Ashley Postell, 2005-2008)
• Single-season all-around wins ... 7 (2008) ... 11 (Suzanne Metz, 1995)
• Single-season total event wins ... 29 (2008) ... 40 (Theresa Kulikowski, 1999)
• Career event wins ... 102 ... 112 (Theresa Kulikowski, 1999-03)
• All-America awards — career ... 15 ... 16 (Kristen Kenoyer, 1990-93)
• 2007-08 consecutive made routines ... 48 ... 63 (Suzanne Metz, 1994-95)
• Single-season consecutive made routines ... 30 ... 56 (Suzanne Metz, 1995)
• Career NCAA event championships ... 1 ... 5 (Missy Marlowe, 1991-92)

*Postell has four regular-season meets remaining, with a possibility of three more postseason competitions plus the NCAA individual event finals.

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