Greg Byrne's Wildcat Wednesday
Abby Pearson Biography
By: Arizona Athletics
Release: October 04, 2004
Photo Courtesy: Arizona Athletics
Related Links


Collegiate Bests

Floor Exercise 9.825
Vault 10.000*

*School Record


Arizona ?- 2004: Posted a 9.875 on vault at the Pac-10 Championships (3/20)... Finished third on vault (9.900) against Arkansas (3/12)... Posted a 9.775 on vault at Florida (3/5)... Finished fourth on vault (9.900) at Arizona State (2/27)... Hit a 9.875 on vault at Texas Woman’s (2/23)... Tied for third on vault (9.900) against Washington (2/20)... Tied for first place on vault (9.900) at Oregon State (2/13)... Finished third on vault (9.925) against California (2/6)... Finished second on vault (9.850) at Illinois-Chicago (1/31)... Placed third on vault (9.850) at Stanford (1/23)... Finished second on vault (9.925) against UCLA (1/16)... Finished third on vault (9.875) at Michigan State, with LSU and Western Mich. (1/9).


Arizona ?- 2003: Competed in every meet for the Wildcats as a freshman, earning three vault titles and nine top- five finishes... Posted a perfect score and career-best 10.000 on vault, becoming only the third gymnast in school history to do so against Oklahoma (3/14)... Posted a career-high 9.925 on vault to tie for second-place honors at UCLA (2/23)... Won her second-consecutive vault title with a then-career-high mark of 9.875 at the Cat Classic individual championships (2/8)... Won her first-career vault title with a then-career-high mark of 9.875 at the Cat Classic (2/7)... Made her collegiate debut on vault with a score of 9.775 to finish seventh at Minnesota (1/11).


Club/High School: Attended Notre Dame High School in Burlington, Ontario, Canada... 15-year member of Bluewater Gymnastics Club under coaches Dave and Liz Brubaker... A three-year member of the Canadian National Team... Placed seventh overall and first on vault at the 2002 Wildrose International Invitational in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada... Placed eighth overall and was the top Canadian finisher at the 2002 Burlington, Ontario, Canada competition... Finished fifth overall, first on vault, fifth on beam and third on floor at the 2001 Tour Selection... Placed seventh overall (second-place team finish) at the 2001 China Motor Cup... Finished ninth overall at the 2000 Olympic Trials... An international competitor, has competed in Canada, Belgium, England, France and China.


Personal: Academic area of interest is physical education... Has aspirations of becoming an elementary teacher... Daughter of Wayne and Lenore Pearson... Father works in sales and mother is a hostess... Enjoys hanging out with friends, shopping, hanging out at the pool and listening to music... Full name Abby Eileen Pearson... Born 7-2-83, in Sarnia, Ontario, Canada.

Bear Down Challenge Gymnastics