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  Gritt Hofmann
Gritt Hofmann

Player Profile
Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Berlin, Germany

High School:
Werner Seelenbinder

Height:
5-1

Position:
All-Around

Birthdate:
08/17/1980

Club:
Sport Club Berlin


UTAH: All-American was granted an additional year of eligibility by the NCAA for medical hardship (competed just one routine as a freshman in 2002 before missing the rest of the season with a back injury) ... one of the most exciting floor performers in the nation ... Utah's only returning first-team All-American on the floor will also vie for a position in the beam and vault lineups ... has "hit" 59-69 career routines ... five career victories.

2005-First-team All-American on the floor placed 10th in event finals (9.80) and scored a 9.90 on both nights of team competition ... NCAA regional runner-up on floor scored a 9.925 ... Utah's "closer" on floor competed sixth for most of the season ... full-time starter on floor also competed part-time on vault and beam ... missed one meet with a wrist injury and competed in several meets with a broken finger ... tied career highs on vault (9.875) and floor (9.975) ... season-best 9.90 on beam ... 3 victories ... "hit" 22-27 routines ... won the Dahl Award, honoring her as Utah's top gymnastics scholar-athlete ... NACGC Scholastic All-American.

2004-Tied for NCAA regional floor title with a 9.90 ... finished season strong after spending six weeks on sidelines with hip and back injuries ... performed on floor at the NCAA Championships and scored a 9.825 in Super Six competition ... 9.975 floor routine on Mar. 19 was career best ... 2 victories were both on floor ... member of beam lineup prior to injuries scored season-best 9.85 on Jan. 10 ... "hit" 11-11 routines ... NACGC Scholastic All-American.

2003-Utah's Most Improved Gymnast contributed regularly for beam and floor lineups ... scored 9.90 on beam at regionals ... 9.825 on floor during NCAA Super Six ... career high 9.925 on beam at Utah State on Feb. 7 ... season-best 9.85 on floor and 9.80 on vault ... "hit" 27-32 routines ... NACGC Scholastic All-American.

2002-Joined team at semester break ... vaulted in the second meet ... back injury ended her season ... NACGC Scholastic All-American had 4.0 GPA.

CLUB/HIGH SCHOOL: Member of German National Team from 1994-2001 ... competed at 2001 World Championships ... placed first on floor, second on beam and fourth in all-around at 2000 German Championships ... second on vault, beam and floor at 1998 national championships ... 14th all-around at 1998 European Championships ... 1997 German all-around champion also won vault, bars and floor ... 1995 junior national all-around champion ... competed for Germany at European Championships in 1996, '98 and 2000 ... club team Sport Club Berlin (SCB) was national team champion in 1995, '96, '97 and 2000 ... trained with Sport Club Berlin (coaches Wolfgang Riedel and Heidrun Effler), same club as former Ute All-American Angelika Schatton.

PERSONAL: Daughter of Ruth and Dietrich Hofmann ... parents are engineers ... mother is a former gymnast ... enjoys drawing and reading ... one brother (Frank) ... interior design major ... nickname is Gritty ... full name is Gritt Alexandra Hofmann ... born Aug. 17, 1980.

Hofmann's Career Highs
Vault    9.875 vs. UCLA, Jan. 7, 2005
         9.875 vs. Michigan, Jan. 28, 2005
Beam     9.925 vs. Utah State, Feb. 7, 2003
Floor    9.975 vs. Brigham Young, Mar. 19, 2004
         9.975 vs. Florida/Stanford/Cal, Mar. 4, 2005
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