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  Kailah Delaney
Kailah  Delaney

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Yorba Linda, Calif.

High School:
Esperanza HS

Height:
5-5

Birthdate:
11/05/1993

Club:
Kips Gymnastics

04/21/2013

Georgia Dabritz Places Second at NCAA Championships

Ute sophomore is NCAA runner-up on bars.

04/17/2013

Gymnasts Dominate Pac-12 All-Academic Team

Every eligible Ute is honored

04/12/2013

NCAA Gymnastics Championships April 19-21

Utes are making record 38th-straight appearance at nationals.

03/26/2013

Gymnastics Regionals are April 6 in Tuscaloosa, Ala.

Utes hope to qualify for record 38th national championship

03/18/2013

Gymnasts at Pac-12 Championships Mar. 23

Utes are top seed in eight-team meet

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.

Personal

* 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.

Delaney’s Career Highs

Vault 9.975 vs Stanford, Feb. 21, 2015
Beam     9.925 vs. Georgia, Mar. 15, 2014
Floor 9.875 vs. Oregon State, Feb. 22, 2014





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