The NACGC/W announced the official individual and team Scholastic All-America award winners for the 2011-12 season
Katie Matusik was named co-Female Student Senior Student Athlete of the year along with swimmer Alyssa Anderson
Cory Chitwood (men's swimming and diving) was named the Male Senior Student-Athlete of the Year while Alyssa Anderson (women's swimming and diving) and Katie Matusik (gymnastics) were named the co-Female Senior Student-Athletes of the Year.
Senior Katie Matusik finalized her gymnastics career with a third place victory on beam in the NCAA Championships
See senior Katie Matusik compete on the beam live via video coverage of Sunday's meet
Arizona 2012:Competed three events in all 13 meets...Only Arizona gymnast to be named first-team All-American for the season...Earned the Ruby Award for top senior athlete of the year...Named scholastic All-American...Was one of two Arizona gymnasts to qualify for NCAA National Championship meet due to an event title in the NCAA Regional Championship meet...Was lone Wildcat to continue on to event finals, earning third place in the NCAA National Individual Event Final Championships on beam ...Has posted 26 scores of 9.800 or better, 15 scores of 9.825 or better, 12 scores of 9.875 or better and six scores of 9.90 to contribute towards 357.2 total points this season...Out of 39 total routines competed, she has had 35 routines count towards the team total plus two qualifying individual routines...Began her senior season posting a 9.800 on bars, a 9.900 on beam, and a 9.750 on floor at the Cancun Classic (1/6)...Earned a career high 9.875 on bars, a 9.725 on beam and a 9.700 on floor in the home opener against Oregon State (1/20)...Tallied a 9.825 on bars, a 9.875 on beam, and a 9.725 on floor at Arizona State (1/27)...Earned a 9.825 on bars for the second meet straight as well as scores of 9.750 and 9.850 on beam and floor at Texas Woman's (2/3)...Posted twin scores of 9.850 on bars and beam and a score of 9.825 on floor against Arizona State (2/10)...Took first with a score of 9.90 on beam to supplement her scores of 9.825 on bars and 9.800 on floor against BYU (2/17)...Tied her career high 9.875 on bars, posted a 9.825 on beam and earned a 9.800 on floor against Washington (2/24)...Tallied her third score of 9.90 on beam as well as a score of 9.825 on bars at UC Davis (3/2)...Contributed scores of 9.725, 9.700, and 9.800 on bars, beam and floor (respectively) at Stanford (3/4)...Posted twin scores of 9.825 on bars and floor plus a 9.800 on beam at New Hampshire (3/11)...Totaled a 9.825 on bars and a career high 9.875 on floor in the senior meet (3/16)...Posted her fourth score of 9.90 on beam at the Pac-12 Championships in addition to a 9.825 on bars and a 9.800 on floor (3/24)...Posted the team high bar score of 9.825, a score of 9.750 on floor and won the balance beam with a 9.90 in the NCAA Seattle Regional (4/7)...Qualified to event finals by posting a 9.90 on beam to take second place in the NCAA National Championship semi-finals (4/20)...Earned third place overall with a score of 9.8875 on beam in the NCAA National Championship Individual Event Finals (4/22)...
Arizona 2011: Competed 12 out of 12 meets...Performed 11 meets on bars, 12 meets on beam, and 12 meets on floor...Earned first-team All-Pac-10 balance beam honors...Earned the Pac-10 Sportsmanship Award...Opened the season with a then career high of 9.725 on bars at the Pac-10 Showcase (1/9)...Earned a 9.700 on beam at Utah State with BYU (1/14)...Scored a 9.725 on bars, and a 9.800 on beam against Arizona State (1/14)...Posted a score of 9.850 on beam and a 9.700 on floor against Boise State (1/28)...Earned a score of 9.775 on bars, a then career high 9.90 on beam, and a 9.725 on floor against Illinois-Chicago (2/4)...Tallied scores of 9.750, 9.725, and 9.725 on bars, beam, and floor (respectively) at NC State with William and Mary (2/12)...Posted a 9.725 on bars, a 9.775 on beam, and a 9.750 on floor against Stanford (2/18)...Was named Pac-10 Special Performance of the Week after earning a 9.70 on bars, a career high 9.925 on beam, and a 9.725 on floor at BYU (2/26)...Scored a 9.875 on beam and a 9.700 on floor at UCLA with Georgia (3/6)...Earned a career high bar score of 9.800, a score of 9.800 on beam and a 9.775 on floor against BYU, UNH, and TWU (3/11)...Earned a 9.90 on beam at the Pac-10 Championships (3/19)...Finished out the season with a score of 9.800 on bars, a 9.875 on beam, and a 9.800 on floor at the NCAA Regional Championships (4/2)...
Arizona 2010: Sat out the first six meets of competition due to an injury...was an asset to both the beam and floor team upon her return to competition...competed seven meets on beam and four meets on floor...posted a 9.725 in season beam debut at Alabama (2/19)...scored a then season beam high of 9.800 to take third at the Master's Classic (2/28)...earned third place with a 9.775, posted a career high in her floor debut with a score of 9.800 against Washington (3/5)...took second place with a beam career high score of 9.875 and earned a floor score of 9.750 against Minnesota (3/12)...posted a 9.775 on beam and a 9.750 on floor at Denver (3/20)...recieved a 9.775 on beam and a 9.750 on floor at the Pac-10 Championships (3/27)...scored a 9.725 on beam and a 9.775 on floor at the NCAA Regional Championships (4/10)...
Arizona 2009: Began her first season competing in all 13 meets on beam...scored a 9.8 on beam against Oregon St. (1/23)...earned a 9.8 on beam against Washington (2/7)...scored a 9.75 on beam against Brown/Wisconsin-Stout (2/13)...tied for first on beam against Texas Women's with a career high of 9.85 (2/15)...scored a 9.75 against Arizona State (2/20)...won beam with a 9.8 in the Dual Meet (3/1)...earned a 9.775 on beam against the University of Denver (3/6)...scored a 9.825 on beam in the Pac-10 Championships (3/21)...earned a 9.775 on beam at the NCAA South Central Regional Championships (4/4)...
Club/High School: Coached by Ryan Elrod and Valeri Liukin for ten years at the WOGA club ... four time qualifier for Nationals (2005, 2006, 2007, 2008) ... was the 2008 regional beam champion
Personal: Daughter of Mike and Mary Matusik...has two older brothers Mickey and Johnny... born in Plano, TX and attended Plano Senior High School ... career goals include pursuing a career in sports marketing and majoring in business ... enjoys going shopping, laying in the sun, and going to the movies in spare time ...