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Freshman Krysten Howard
Courtesy: Arizona Athletics
Meet the Freshmen: Krysten Howard
By: Arizona Athletics
Release: September 17, 2013
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With official practices beginning in just two days, the GymCats have welcomed freshman and Phoenix local Krysten Howard. The team added four freshman to the program in the off-season. 

Howard spent her last 15 years with Oasis Gymnastics. Her achievements include winning the 2010 Level 9 All-Around event, 2011 Level 10 All-Around bronze medal and 2013 Level 10 Beam bronze medla. Howard was also a Western National Qualifier and Junior Olympic National Qualifier. Howard's experience is expected to make a contribution for the Wildcats in the upcoming season. 

Full name: Krysten Howard 

Nickname:  T. 

Hometown: Phoenix, Ariz.

Favorite superhero: Batman

Favorite movie: Dispicable Me 

Favorite color: Green

Favorite food: Spaghetti 

Favorite book: Mere Christianity by C.S. Lewis

Favorite spot on campus: Highland Market 

Career ambition: Physical Therapy 

Three items on your bucketlist: Drive a racecar, bungi jumping, and visit Italy

A fact that people may not know:  My favorite animal is a turtle 

Excitements for the upcoming year: Being a collegiate gymnast, making new memories and representing the University of Arizona

Reason for coming to UA: To compete at the collegiate level and earn a degree in physiology. 

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