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  Theresa Kulikowski
Theresa Kulikowski

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Colorado Springs, Colo.

High School:
Palmer

Height:
5-5

Event:
AA

Birthdate:
01/23/1980

Club:
Colorado Aerials

UTAH: Former U.S. National Team member is a 12-time NCAA All-American, three-time NCAA champion and two-time NCAA runner-up ? has won 98 event and/or all-around titles ? 11 career 10.0's ? has "hit" 137-149 (92%) of her routines ? voted one of Utah's Top-25 female athletes of all-time ... has seven of Utah's top 10 all-around scores ? graduated with 4.0 GPA last May and is currently pursuing physical therapy degree ? voted 2002 Verizon Academic All-American Team Member of the Year.

2002:Five-time All-American finished third all-around and on beam, fifth on bars and 11th on floor exercise at NCAA Championships ? won all-around and beam in first session of NCAA's ? tied for first on bars and beam in Super Six ? NCAA West Region all-around, bar and beam champion ? returned to all-around status on Feb. 15 for first time in two years and scored 39.80 in all-around and 9.95 on vault; both career bests ? team-best 31 victories ... four 10.0's ? "hit" 49-51 routines ? Verizon First-Team Academic All-American and Verizon Academic Team Member of the Year ? NACGC Scholastic All-American.

2001:Won second NCAA beam title and made first-team All-American on both events she competed (placed third on bars) ? NCAA region bar champion ... three 10.0s ... led Utah in wins with 20 ? "hit" 28-32 routines ... NACGC Scholastic All-American (4.0 GPA).

2000: Surgery for torn ACL on Feb. 11 ... before injury, won 7 of 10 events and both all-arounds ... "hit" all 10 routines ... NACGC Scholastic All-American.

1999: NCAA all-around and balance beam champion ... NCAA runner-up on vault and floor ... five-time first-team All-American ... first Ute freshman to win an NCAA all-around title since 1982 ... region bar and beam champion and all-around runner-up ... team-high 37 wins ... four 10.0s ... "hit" 51-54 routines ? NACGC Scholastic All?American.

CLUB/HIGH SCHOOL: 1995-96 U.S. National Team member ... first alternate for the 1996 U.S. Olympic Team placed eighth at Olympic Trials ... senior international elite ... competed for third place U.S. team at 1995 World Championships in Japan and for gold medal team at 1996 Senior Pacific Alliance Championships in Malaysia ... 1993 Junior National Team member ... trained for Colorado Aerials Gymnastics Club (coaches Tom and Laurie Forster) ... had 4.025 GPA at Palmer High School.

PERSONAL: Daughter of Franny Kulikowski and Tom Kulikowski ... nickname is Kulio or Kuli ... has two sisters ? graduated with bachelor's degree in exercise and sport science and psychology last May with 4.0 GPA ... currently fulfilling final pre-requisites for admittance to physical therapy program ... born Jan. 23, 1980 in Tacoma, Wash.

Kulikowski's Career Highs

A-A39.800 vs. Utah State, Feb. 15, 2002
39.800 vs. Brigham Young, Mar. 23, 2002
Vault9.950 vs. Utah State, Feb. 15, 2002
9.950 vs. Brigham Young, Mar. 23, 2002
Bars10.00 vs. Utah State/Boise State, Feb. 26, 1999
10.00 vs. Brigham Young, Mar. 27, 1999
10.00 vs. Brigham Young, Feb. 9, 2001
10.00 vs. Michigan, Feb. 23, 2001
10.00 vs. Arizona, Jan. 18, 2002
10.00 vs. Minnesota, Jan. 25, 2002
Beam10.00 vs. New Hampshire, Mar. 20, 1999
10.00 vs. Utah State, Feb. 6, 2001
10.00 vs. Utah State, Feb. 15, 2002
10.00 at NCAA Regionals, Apr. 6, 2002
Floor10.00 vs. Utah State/Boise State, Feb. 26, 1999

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