Ute sophomore is NCAA runner-up on bars.
Every eligible Ute is honored
Utes are making record 38th-straight appearance at nationals.
Utes hope to qualify for record 38th national championship
Utes are top seed in eight-team meet
NCAA first-team All-American on vault as a freshman missed the entire 2013 following knee surgery ... was awarded a medical redshirt year and has three years of eligibility remaining ... carries a 3.883 cumulative GPA ... 5 career wins ... has hit 16-of-16 career routines.
2013-Missed the entire season following knee surgery in the fall ... made Dean's List and the Athletic Director's Honor Roll.
2012-First-team vault All-American qualified into event finals with the best score of team semifinal competition (9.95) ... placed ninth on vault in event finals ... NCAA Regional vault runner-up ... 2012 first-team All-Pac-12 vaulter ... won the Pac-12 Special Performance of the Week on Mar. 20 after winning the vault at Florida ... earned 10 vault scores of 9.90 or better ... tied season-best 9.95 on vault at the NCAA Championships ... made the floor lineup at Arizona State and Michigan ... missed the Stanford meet with a sore Achilles ... 5 wins ... hit 16-16 routines ... made the Dean's List and the Athletic Director's Honor Roll.
Prior to Utah
Placed third on vault and beam, fifth in the all-around and eighth on floor at the 2011 J.O. Championships ... 2009 U.S. Junior Olympic National Team member ... won vault, placed second on beam and third in the all-around at the 2009 J.O. Championships ... three-time J.O. Region 1 vault champion (2008-2010) and a 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 ... father played baseball for Portland State ... brother Chad and sister Chelsea ... Chad played basketball for San Francisco State ... health, society and policy major ... full name is Kailah Marie Delaney (pronounced ky-la) ... born Nov. 5, 1993 in Portland, Ore.
Delaney's Career Highs
Vault 9.95 vs. BYU, Jan. 27, 2012 9.95 at NCAA Championships, Apr. 20, 2012 Floor 9.75 vs. Michigan, Feb. 17, 2012
Insight on Kailah
Age Started Gymnastics: 4
Family Ties: I am half black and half white
Favorite Non U of U Sports Team: Anaheim Angels
Knuckle Down: I only have nine knuckles