UTAH: Very graceful athlete has been key part of Utah's floor and beam lineups ... shoulder injury has prevented her from competing on bars and vault throughout her Ute career. 1998-Critical floor performance (9.825) during NCAA Super Six competition ... competed on beam and floor both nights at NCAA Championships ... at NCAA Regional, scored 9.65 on beam and 9.85 on floor ... competed on floor in every meet ... made beam team eight times ... averaged 9.8 on floor in last eight meets ... season bests of 9.80 on beam and 9.85 on floor (twice) ... hit 20 of 25 routines. 1997-Regular contributor on beam and floor ... at NCAA Championships, scored 9.80 on beam and 9.725 on floor ... tied for third on beam at NCAA Midwest Regional with 9.875 ... season-best 9.90 on both beam and floor ... tied for first on beam in collegiate debut with 9.875 ... four 9.875 or better beam scores ... two 9.90 floor scores ... won floor competition against Utah State on Feb. 17 with 9.90.
CLUB, HIGH SCHOOL, PERSONAL: Trained for Jim and Cheryl Jarrett and Larry McDonough at Capital Gymnastics ... on Senior International National Team from 1994-95 ... 10th all-around at 1994 World Team Trials ... 15th all-around at 1994 U.S. Championships ... first on floor, second on beam and fourth all-around at South Africa Cup ... seventh all-around at 1994 U.S. Classic ... competed at U.S. Olympic Festival from 1993-95 ... graduated Cum Laude from St. Stephen's Episcopal School ... daughter of Andrew Kever/Mark Thieman and Sonja Kever ... psychology major has pre-law emphasis ... started gymnastics at age 8 ... has two sisters and one brother ... younger sister Jenna does equestrian show jumping ... born Nov. 8, 1977.
Kever's Career Highs
Beam 9.90 vs. Utah State, Jan. 24, 1997
Floor 9.90 vs. Brigham Young, Mar.22, 1997
9.90 vs. Utah State, Feb. 17, 1997