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  Dominique D'Oliveira
Dominique D'Oliveira

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Capetown, South Africa

High School:
Redhill HS

Height:
5-5

Position:
All-Around

Birthdate:
01/19/1984

Club:
Visions Academy of Gymnastics


UTAH: Part-time lead-off on bars in each of her three seasons at Utah ... has "hit" 20-26 career routines.

2005-Competed on bars in six meets ... season-best 9.875 on Jan. 28 ... "hit" 4-6 routines ... NACGC Scholastic All-American.

2004-Competed on bars in every meet but one and led off 11 times ... Utah's first competitor at the NCAA Championships scored a 9.80 on the bars ... tied career bar high of 9.90 twice--one of those coming at the NCAA regional championships ... scored 9.80 or better 10 times ... competed to count twice on floor ... "hit" 11-15 routines ... NACGC Scholastic All-American.

2003-Came back from December ankle surgery to make Utah's NCAA uneven bar lineup ... scored 9.825 as Utah's very first competitor at the NCAA Championships ... also scored 9.825 from lead-off position in the Super Six ... in abbreviated season, "hit" 5-5 in routines and averaged 9.85 ... NACGC Scholastic All-American.

CLUB/HIGH SCHOOL: Member of South African National Team from 1998-2003 ... fifth in the all-round at 2002 Como Cup in Italy ... in 2001 SA International Cup, placed second all-around, first on bars and second on vault ... South Africa's top finisher at 2001 World Championships in Ghent, Belgium ... at 2000 South African Nationals, placed third all-around, won floor, was second on bars and third on vault ... at 2000 National Trials, won all-around, vault, beam and floor and finished second on bars ... team won gold at African Championships in 1998 and 2000 and she was fourth on beam ... competed in the 2000 Como and Monte Forte Cups in Italy ... placed fourth on beam and helped team to third-place finish at 1998 Pre-Commonwealth Games ... fourth all-around, third on beam and bars at 1999 Leverkusen Cup ... trained for Visions Academy of Gymnastics in Johannesburg, South Africa, for coach Michelle Theocharis ... won awards for math, science, biology and Afrikaans as a student at Redhill High School ... matriculated with four distinctions.

PERSONAL: Daughter of Catherine Errington and William D'Oliveira ... last name is pronounced doll-a-veer-a ... enjoys music, reading, dancing and outdoor activities ... interested in becoming an airline pilot or a career in forensics and criminal investigation ... sociology major is minoring in psychology ... born Jan. 19, 1984 in Cape Town, South Africa.

D'Oliveira's Career High

Bars     9.90 vs. Brigham Young, Mar. 28, 2003
        9.90 vs. Oregon State, Mar. 12, 2004
        9.90 at NCAA Regionals, Apr. 3, 2004
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