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  Veronique Leclerc
Veronique Leclerc

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St.-Hubert, Quebec

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UTAH: Former Canadian National Team member is a four-time NCAA All-American (3 bars, 1 vault) ... 18 career victories ... has "hit" 116-132 career routines.

2003-Utah's top individual finisher at the NCAA Championships placed third on bars ... first-team All-American on bars and second-team All-American on vault ... 9.90 on bars first night of NCAA Championships was tied for first in session and second overall ... tied for sixth on vault in first day of NCAA competition (9.875) ... "hit" 6-7 routines at nationals ... regular on vault, bars and floor went all-around four times, scoring season-best 39.425 score vs. ASU on Jan. 24 ... two regular season victories on bars (vs. Utah State and LSU) ... 9.95 bar score vs. USU was career best ... "hit" 43-50 routines... NACGC Scholastic All-American.

2002-Second-team All-American on bars ... "hit" all six routines at nationals and peaked in Super Six, scoring 9.90 on vault and bars and 9.80 on beam ... Super Six bars score tied for third and vault score tied for fourth ... went all-around nine times, winning at LSU (39.275) ... season all-around best was 39.525 on Jan. 18 ... set or tied career highs on bars (9.95) and beam (9.90) ... 7 wins (1 all-around, 3 vault, 2 bars, 1 beam) ... "hit" 43-49 routines.

2001-Second-team All-American on bars ... scored a 9.85 on vault in Super Six ... NCAA region vault runner-up ... best freshman all-around debut score in school history (39.675) came in final regular season meet ... 39.675 tied seventh best all-around score ever at Utah ... 8 victories (all on vault) ... five 9.90 bar scores ... competed on floor in last two regular season meets ... won vault and tied for second on bars in first collegiate meet ... "hit" 30-33 routines ... NACGC Scholastic All-American (3.80 GPA).

CLUB/HIGH SCHOOL: Five-year member of Canada's National Team ... ninth all-around at 2000 Canadian Olympic Trials ... won all-around, vault and beam and was second on bars at 1997 Elite Canada ... 1997 Canadian uneven bar champion was also fourth all-around and second on vault ... 28th all-around at 1997 World Championships in Lausanne, Switzerland ... placed second on bars at 1998 Commonwealth Games (Canada won bronze medal) ... won all-around and bars at 1995 Canada Games ... 1998 Athlete of the Year by Canadian Gymnastics Federation ... trained at Gym-Richelieu (coaches Michel Charron and Galina Larchina.) ... graduated from Andre-Laurendeau High School.

PERSONAL: Daughter of Charlotte Cote and Andre Leclerc ... two siblings (one brother, one sister) are both musicians ... fluent in French and English ... anthropology and exercise and sport science major ... born June 23, 1981.

Leclerc's Career Highs A-A 39.675 vs. Brigham Young, Mar. 23, 2001
Vault 9.975 vs. Oregon State, Mar. 10, 2001
Bars 9.950 vs. Brigham Young, Mar. 23, 2002
9.950 vs. Utah State, Feb. 7, 2003
Beam 9.900 vs. Washington, Feb. 8, 2002
9.900 vs. UCLA, Jan. 10, 2003
Floor 9.950 vs. Brigham Young, Mar. 23, 2001

Nickname: V
Did You Know: My family speaks French
Three Words that Describe Me: Friendly, funky, Frenchy
Favorite Color: Orange
Favorite Food: Seafood
Favorite Musician: Bob Marley
Favorite Subject in School: Anthropology
Favorite Book: Tuesdays with Maurie
Favorite Person in History: Martin Luther King Jr.
Favorite Event: Bars

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