2006 - Performed on beam in an exhibition, posting a 9.075 at the Cancun Gymnastics Classic. Missed the remainder of the season with an elbow injury.
Club/High School: Seven-year member of the Midwest Academy Gymnastics Club under the coaching of Marco Bravo ... All-around champion at the 2005 Bravo Classic Invitation ... 2003 Level 10 Junior Olympic national qualifier ... Earned third-place on bars, and 10th on all-around and vault at 2003 nationals ... 2002 Illinois state champion ... 2001 Junior Olympic national qualifier ... Finished 10th on vault ... Qualified for the 2000 Level 10 national team ... 1999 East-West championship qualifier ... Attended Naperville Central High School ... Earned straight-A grades in nine consecutive trimesters ... Winner of school’s 4.0 Award ... Two-year member of the National Honors Society.
Personal: Academic area of interest is english ... Would like to be an English professor ... Joseph and Molly Specht ... Father owns Laser International and mother is a physical therapy receptionist ... Dancing, singing, outdoor activities, bible study and being with family ... Born 1/5/87 in Naperville, Ill.