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Aimee Estella Biography
By: Arizona Athletics
Release: June 22, 2004
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Arizona - 2001: Won a vault title and earned two top-five finishes... Suffered an ACL injury on Feb. 8 during practice... Tore her ACL on the landing of a bar dismount and sat out for the remainder of the season... Scored a 9.725 on vault (eighth place) and posted a 9.700 on beam in the Denver-Oregon State meet (2/2)... Tied for seventh on vault (9.575) and finished 11th on beam (9.700) in the Utah meet (1/26)... Tied for fourth on vault and tied a career-high 9.800 in the California meet (1/21)... Set a new career-high 9.750 on beam and tied for 10th in the event... Tied for 11th place on vault with a 9.625 in the San Jose State meet (1/19) and set a career-high 9.175 in her first bar performance... Won top honors on vault with a career-high 9.800 in her collegiate debut at North Carolina State (1/14)... Set a then-career-high 9.200 in her first collegiate beam performance.

Club/High School: Attended Paul VI High School, in Haddonfield, N.J... Level 10 competitor... Trained at the Jersey Jets Gymnastics Club, in Mount Laurel, N.J., with club coach Tom Krupa... Participated in club gymnastics for nine years... Competed at the Level 10 national championships from 1994 to 1999... Tied for fifth in the all-around at the Parkettes Invitational in 2000... Finished seventh in the all-around at the 2000 Nation's Capital Cup... Won the uneven bars title at the New Jersey State Championships in 1994, 1995 and 1997... Won the all-around crown at the state championships in 1994 and 1997... Finished second on bars at the regional meet in 1995 and 1996... Placed first on beam at the 1996 regional competition... National Honor Society...

Personal: Academic area of interest is general biology... Daughter of Faustino and Frances Estella... Father is a general vascular surgeon, and mother is a nurse and office manager... Parents graduated from the University of the Philippines... Enjoys photography, listening to music and shopping... Full name Aimee Rose Estella... Born 7-7-82, in Philadelphia, Pa.

Collegiate Bests

Vault: 9.800

Uneven Bars: 9.175

Balance Beam: 9.750

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