Utes hope to qualify for record 38th national championship
Utah Career Highlights
* Three-time All-American (1 at NCAA Championships, 2 regular season) * Three-time 1st-team All-Pac-12 on vault * Two-time 1st-team Pac-12 All-Academic * Coaches’ Award for Most Improved Gymnast * Dahl Academic-Athletic Award * 15 career victories * 9.95 or better on vault 10 times * Has hit 61-64 career routines * Received a bachelor’s degree in health, society and policy in spring 2015
2015 Season (Junior)
* 2nd-team regular season All-American on vault * 1st-team All-Pac-12 on vault * Dahl Academic-Athletic Award * 3 wins (all on vault) * Competed on vault in every meet and on beam six times * 9.975 career-high on vault vs. Stanford * 9.90 or better on vault in 10-of-14 meets * Scored 9.925 on vault and 9.85 on beam in NCAA Super Six * Scored 9.85 or better on all four routines (2 VT, 2 BB) at NCAA Championships * Hit 19-of-20 routines * 1st-team Pac-12 All-Academic * Athletic Director’s Honor Roll
2014 Season (RS Sophomore)
* 1st-team regular season All-American on vault * 1st-team All-Pac-12 on vault * Coaches’ Award for Most Improved Gymnast * Ranked No. 1 in the nation on vault 4 weeks * Ranked No. 2 on vault in final regular season rankings * 7 wins (6 VT, 1 BB) * 9.95 on vault in five meets * Starter on vault and beam also competed on floor three times * Hit 26-28 routines * 1st-team Pac-12 All-Academic * NACGC Scholar All-American * Athletic Director’s Honor Roll
2013 Season (Sophomore)
* Missed the entire season following knee surgery in the fall * NACGC Scholar All-American * Dean’s List and Athletic Director’s Honor Roll
2012 Season (Freshman)
* NCAA 1st-team All-American on vault * 9th on vault in NCAA event finals * 9.95 on vault in NCAA semifinal competition led both sessions * NCAA Regional vault runner-up * 1st-team All-Pac-12 on vault * Pac-12 Specialist of the Week on Mar. 20 (vs. Florida) * 5 wins (all on vault) * Competed on floor twice * Hit 16-16 routines * Dean’s List and Athletic Director’s Honor Roll
Prior to Utah
* 2009 U.S. Junior Olympic National Team member * Won vault at 2009 J.O. Championships * 2nd on beam, 3rd all-around at 2009 J.O. Championships * Four top-10 finishes at 2011 J.O. Championships: VT/BB (3rd), AA (5th), FX (8th) * Three-time J.O. Region 1 vault champion (2008-2010) * Two-time region balance beam champion (2009-2010) * 2007 Western National floor and all-around champion * Trained at Kips Gymnastics for coaches Dennis and Ann Mailly * Graduated from Esperanza High School.
* Daughter of Terry and Antoinette Delaney * Brother Chad and sister Chelsea * Chad played basketball for San Francisco State * Bachelor’s degree in health, society and policy (spring 2015) * Full name is Kailah Marie Delaney (pronounced ky-la) * Born Nov. 5, 1993 in Portland, Ore.