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Outstanding vaulter has the ability to compete on more events.
2011-Received Utah's best vault score in the NCAA Super Six, tying her season-high with a 9.875 ... competed in seven meets (missing three with a sore back) ... scored a 9.875 four times on vault, including a stretch of three straight meets ... hit 7-7 routines ... one victory (vs. Arizona State) ... MWC Scholar-Athlete also made the Dean's List and the Athletic Director's Honor Roll.
Prior to Utah
Competed in the 2008 and 2009 Junior Olympic Championships, placing ninth in the all-around, third on floor, fourth on bars and fifth on vault in 2008 ... took eighth on bars at the 2009 J.O. Championships ... Colorado state floor champion in 2008 and 2009 ... placed third on beam at the 2009 regionals ... trained at Colorado Aerials (the same club as former Utah NCAA all-around champion Theresa Kulikowski) for coaches Jason Baits and Kathy Vigil ... attended Pine Creek High School (Colo.).
Daughter of Victoria and Sean Shanley ... brother Ashley and sister Alex ... has not declared a major ... full name is Victoria Mai Shanley ... born Nov. 1, 1992 in Cambridge, England.
Insight on Victoria
Age Started Gymnastics: 7
Favorite Non U of U Sports Teams: Texas Longhorns, Colorado Rockies
Across the Pond: I lived in England until I was five
Popeye Power: My biceps measure 12 ¾ inches
Shanley's Career Highs Vault 9.875 vs. Stanford, Jan. 28, 2011 9.875 vs. Arizona State, Feb. 4, 2011 9.875 vs. Washington, Feb. 11, 2011 9.875 at NCAA Championships, Apr. 16, 2011