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Name:
Angie Leonard
Class, Ht.:
Senior, 5-2
Major:
Health Education
Hometown/School:
Tempe, AZ (Corona del Sol)

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UTAH: Three-time first-team All-American is a national contender on bars ... has 16 career bar victories ... one of nation's best all-arounders will do all four events again this year, assuming full recovery from off-season shoulder surgery ... 15 career 39.00 all-around scores ... incredibly consistent performer has hit 129 of 142 (91%) of her career routines ... on bars, she is 37 of 40 (93%) ... went almost two full years without a fall on bars. 1998-First-team bar All-American scored 9.95 and 9.90 during NCAA team competition ... had rare fall on bars in event finals to finish 12th ... 9.95 on NCAA team qualifying night tied for first ... placed 18th all-around at NCAA Championships (39.075) ... second on team in wins (13) and tied for first in all-around wins (3) ... victory breakdown: bars (5), all-around (3), vault (2), floor (2), beam (1) ... 39.60 all-around score against Utah State on Feb. 27 tied for 1998 team high and ranks eighth in school history ... six 39.00 or better all-around scores ... hit 44 of 50 routines. 1997-Two-event first-team All-American placed fourth on vault and tied for sixth on bars-scoring 9.825 on each ... NCAA Midwest Region champion in all-around (39.30), vault (9.90) and bars (9.875) ... 24 wins most of any Ute ... most victories in all-around (6), vault (7) and bars (11) ... won 11 straight bar competitions ... won all but two bar competitions prior to nationals ... scored perfect 10.0 on bars on March 7 ... career-high all-around of 39.625 on March 7 ... finished regular season ranked fifth in nation in all-around (39.497 RQS) and sixth on bars (9.922 RQS) ... hit 49 of 52 routines. 1996-All six scores counted toward Utah's NCAA team total ... scored season-best 9.925 on vault, 9.875 on bars and 9.80 on floor in Super Six competition ... went all-around twice, with best score of 38.725 coming at Michigan ... hit 36 of 40 total routines.

CLUB, HIGH SCHOOL, PERSONAL: Trained under the late Stormy Eaton at Desert Devils ... three-year elite ... competed at Elite Nationals from 1993-95 ... participated in 1994 and '95 National Sports Festival ... major is health education ... daughter of Floyd and Sandy Leonard ... has two sisters and one brother ... started gymnastics at age 5 ... favorite pastime is drawing ... born July 11, 1977 in Petaluma, Calif.

Leonard's Career Highs
All-Around       39.625 vs. Stanford, Mar. 7, 1997
Vault             9.925 vs. Stanford, Mar. 7, 1997
                  9.925 at NCAA Championships, Apr. 26, 1996
                  9.925 vs. Utah State, Feb. 23, 1996
Bars             10.000 vs. Stanford, Mar. 7, 1997
Beam              9.925 vs. Utah State, Feb. 27, 1998
Floor             9.925 vs. Utah State, Feb. 27, 1998
                  9.925 vs. Brigham Young, Mar. 22, 1997
                  9.925 vs. Penn State, Mar. 8, 1996
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