UTAH: Could compete on three events-vault, beam and floor ... international style lends a different look to Utah's lineup ... best event is vault. 1998-In vault lineup every meet ... 9.725 on vault during NCAA Super Six competition ... career-tying 9.80 vault at regionals ... three 9.80 vaults ... filled in on beam and floor on occasion, with career-highs of 9.80 on beam and 9.75 on floor ... best three-event outing was at BYU on Mar. 21: 9.65 vault, 9.775 beam, 9.725 floor ... for season, averaged just under 9.75 on vault ... hit 18 of 20 total routines. 1997-Late addition to Ute squad joined team in January ... competed at nationals despite just two previous competitive vaults ... pulled through at NCAA's, scoring career-best 9.725 to open Utah's set ... went five weeks between competitive vaults before sticking both at nationals ... competed exhibition on vault, beam or both in six meets.
CLUB, HIGH SCHOOL, PERSONAL: Five-year member of German National Team trained for SC Berlin club ... all-around junior champion ... competed in 1994 European and World Championships ... second on bars and third on vault at German Championships ... native of Plate, Germany, graduated from Forest Hills High in Marshville, N.C. ... daughter of Hans-Werner and Monika Schatton ... nickname is "Jelly" ... has one (twin) sister and one brother ... twin sister Ulrike also competed in gymnastics ... family hobby is collecting postcards from all over the world ... majoring in parks, recreation and tourism ... born Oct. 6, 1976 in Schwerin, Germany.
Schatton's Career Highs
Vault 9.800 at NCAA Regional, Apr. 4, 1998
9.800 vs. Brigham Young, Feb. 6, 1998
9.800 vs. Michigan, Jan. 23, 1998
Beam 9.800 vs. Minnesota, Feb. 13
Floor 9.750 vs. Oregon State, Mar. 14