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Rebecca Cardenas
Position: All-Around
Height: 5'2"
Year: Redshirt Junior
Hometown: Honolulu, HI
High School: Hawaiian Mission Academy

Arizona 2011: Competed 12 out of 12 meets...Competed bars four meets, and floor 10 meets... Exhibitioned bars seven meets, and vault one meet...Earned a score of 9.725 on floor against Arizona State (1/21)...Posted a season high floor score of 9.800 against Boise State (1/28)...Scored a 9.775 at NC State on floor (2/12)...Earned a 9.750 on floor against Stanford (2/18)...Posted a score of 9.750 on floor at UCLA (3/6)...Tied the season high 9.800 on floor against BYU, UNH, and TWU (3/11)...Contributed at the Pac-10 Championships with a 9.750 on bars, and a 9.725 on floor (3/19)...finished up the season with a floor score of 9.725 at the NCAA Regional Championships (4/2)...

Arizona 2010: Sat out the season due to a knee injury...

Arizona 2009: Entered first season competing both bars and floor in 13 meets...competed vault four meets...scored a 9.75 on vault and a 9.825 on floor at the Pac-10 Championships (3/21)...earned a 9.7 on bars in the season opener vs. Minnesota (1/10)...scored a 9.8 on bars and a 9.825 on floor vs. Oregon State (1/23)...earned a career high on bars with a 9.825 and tied for first on floor with a 9.875 against Stanford (1/30)...scored a 9.75 on bars and a 9.8 onfloor against Texas Women's (2/15)... scored a 9.8 on floor against ASU (2/20)...debuted on vault with a 9.625 and scored 9.8 on bars against Denver (3/6)...earned a 9.8 on floor against Maryland/Penn St./Yale (3/14)...had a career high of 9.925 onfloor against Brown/Wisconsin-Stout (2/13)...was Athlete of the week (week of Feb. 4th 2009)...was student-athlete of the month (April/May 2009)...competed bars, floor, and vault at the NCAA South Central Regional Championship, earning a 9.8 on floor and a 9.8 on vault (4/4)...

Club/High School: Competed with the Hawaiian Island Twisters for five years under coaches Joe Rapp and Jamey Gossett ... 4-time Junior Olympic qualifier ... 6-time All-American ... 2nd place All-Around at 2004 state competition and regional competition ... 2005 pre-elite qualifier ... 2006 state all-around champion ... took 3rd place in the all-around at 2006 regional ... took 1st in the all-around at in 2007 state competition and 3rd in the all-around in the 2008 state competition...

Personal: Daughter of Romeo and Rachel Cardenas ... has an older brother Romeo Cardenas Jr... born in Honolulu, HI and attended the high schoolat Hawaii Mission Academy...pursing a career in nursing ... enjoys going to the beach, hanging out with friends, sleeping,and shopping.