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  Lia Del Priore
Lia Del Priore

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Center Valley, Pa.

High School:
Bridgeway Academy

Height:
5-1

Birthdate:
11/20/1992

Club:
Parkettes Gymnastics

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

03/19/2013

Dabritz, Wilson Win Pac-12 Gymnastics Honors

Ute duo recognized after win over Florida

03/18/2013

Gymnasts at Pac-12 Championships Mar. 23

Utes are top seed in eight-team meet

Utah Career Highlights
* 2nd-team All-American on floor
* 3rd on floor at Pac-12 Championships
* Pac-12 Specialist of the Week
* 10.0 career-high on floor
* 3 career victories
* Never fell on a competition routine
* Hit 62-62 career routines
* 3-time academic all-conference (2x Pac-12, 1x MWC)

2014 Season (Senior)
* 2nd-team All-American on floor (9.90)
* 8th on floor in NCAA evening semifinal
* 3rd on floor at Pac-12 Championships (9.925)
* Started on floor in 12-of-13 meets
* Vaulted twice (season-best 9.875)
* 1 win (on floor vs. Washington with season-high 9.95)
* Hit 14-14 routines
* 1st-team Pac-12 All-Academic
* NACGC Scholar All-American
* Athletic Director's Honor Roll

2013 Season (Junior)
* Pac-12 Specialist of the Week on Feb. 26
* 10.0 on floor vs. Stanford (Utah's first 10.0 on floor in 8 years)
* Career-high 9.90 on vault vs. Stanford
* Vaulted in every meet and competed on floor in the final 10 meets
* 1 win (on floor vs. Stanford)
* Hit 23-23 routines
* 1st-team Pac-12 All-Academic
* NACGC Scholar All-American
* Athletic Director's Honor Roll

2012 Season (Sophomore)
* Competed in exhibition on vault (9x) and floor (5x)
* Dean's List and Athletic Director's Honor Roll

2011 Season (Freshman)
* Started every meet on vault and the last 12 meets on floor
* Season high of 9.875 on vault and 9.85 on floor
* 9.80 or higher on every postseason routine
* 1 victory (vs. BYU, 9.875)
* Hit 25-25 routines
* MWC Scholar-Athlete
* Athletic Director's Honor Roll

Prior to Utah
* Four-time national qualifier (2005, 2006, 2009, 2010)
* 2009 Junior Olympic Championships: FX (2nd), VT (6th)
* 1st on beam at the 2010 regionals
* Competed for 2009 regional champion team Region 7 All-Stars
* Qualified to U.S. Classic in 2006 and 2007
* 2009 Pennsylvania state bar champion
* 2009 Pensylvania state runner-up on vault, floor and all-around
* Member of Level 10 team that won six straight state titles
* Trained at Parkettes Gymnastics
* Club coaches: Bill and Donna Strauss, John Holman, Robin Netwall
* Graduated in the top six in her class at Bridgeway Academy (Pa.)
* Made the Principal's list every semester
* Member of National Honor Society

Personal
* Daughter of Dawn and Alex Del Priore
* Both parents are graduates of South Carolina
* Brothers Rocco and Jacob
* Married to John Smith
* Math teaching major is scheduled to graduate in spring 2015
* Name is pronounced lee-a del-pre-or-ee
* Full name is Lia Ashton Del Priore-Smith
* Born Nov. 20, 1992

Del Priore's Career Highs
Vault	9.90 vs. Stanford, Feb 23, 2013
Floor  10.0  vs. Stanford, Feb 23, 2013


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