UTAH: Coming off a breakout season ... outstanding beam worker is also a contender to start on vault and floor ... has "hit" 32-39 career routines.
2005-Outstanding as Utah's beam lead-off and a part-time starter on both vault and floor, she competed in twice as many events as a junior than in her first two seasons combined ... at the NCAA Championships, she contributed to Utah's team score on beam both nights of team competition, scoring a 9.80 and a 9.75 ... competed on floor in nine meets and on vault seven times ... missed two meets with an ankle injury ... had career-bests on all three events on Mar. 11 (9.80 on vault, 9.875 on beam and 9.875 on floor) ... "hit" 25-28 routines ... won the Coaches' Award as Utah's Most Improved Gymnast ... NACGC Scholastic All-American.
2004-Part-time starter competed on beam in 10 meets and had four 9.85 scores ... Utah's second performer on beam both days at the NCAA Championships scored a 9.8 on opening night ... competed to count on floor on Feb. 27 but fell ... "hit" 7-11 routines.
2003-Arrived in Salt Lake City on Christmas night and joined the team for second semester ... competed in exhibition on beam on Feb. 14 at Arizona and received 9.725 ... back problems kept her out for remainder of the season ... NACGC Scholastic All-American.
CLUB/HIGH SCHOOL: Member of Hungarian National Team from 1995-2003 was a three-time Hungarian Masters all-around champion (Masters includes the best six junior and senior national team members) ... won Hungarian all-around titles in 1998, 1999 and 2000 ... also won 1998 floor and beam titles, 1999 floor, beam and bar titles and 2000 floor title ... placed sixth on floor and 12th all-around at the 1998 European Championships ... 49th all-around at the 1999 World Championships ... competed at the 2000 European Championships and 2002 World Championships ... took 2001 season off after attempting to qualify as an individual to the Olympic Games ... trained for club team Ujpesti Torna Egylet (UTE) under coaches Judit Juha'sz and Kaptay Jozsef ... graduated from Kova'cs Pa'l Gimna'zium.
PERSONAL: Daughter of Gabriella Sipos Onodine and the late Odon Onodi ... name is pronounced Gab-ree-ella OH-no-dee ... younger sister Erika plays handball, a sport also played by her mother ... enjoys reading, embroidering, dancing and skating ... communication major and marketing minor ... nickname is Gabi ... full name is Gabriella Onodi ... born Nov. 2, 1982.
Onodi's Career Highs Vault 9.80 vs. Washington, Mar. 11, 2005 Beam 9.875 vs. Washington, Mar. 11, 2005 Floor 9.875 vs. Washington, Mar. 11, 2005