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Cori Messina
Cori Messina


Belmont, CA

High School:
Carlmont HS




Arizona - 2001: Closed the season with three top-five finishes... Tied for 22nd on vault (9.750), scored a 9.425 on beam and posted a 9.700 on floor at the South Central Regional Championship (4/7)... Tied for 34th on vault (9.675) and scored a 9.725 on floor at the Pac-10 Championship meet (3/24)... Tied for fifth on vault (9.750) in the North Carolina State meet (3/14)... Set a career-high 9.825 on vault and tied for fourth place in the Minnesota meet (3/10)... Scored a career-high 9.550 in her collegiate beam debut in the same meet... Scored a 9.675 on vault and a 9.325 on floor in the Stanford meet (2/23)... Scored a 9.600 on vault and set a career-high 9.750 on floor at Washington (2/18)... Scored a 9.675 on vault and set a then-career-high 9.725 on floor at the UCLA Invitational (2/11)... Posted a then-career-high 9.350 in her first collegiate floor performance in the Denver-Oregon State meet (2/2)... Scored a 9.525 on vault in the Utah meet (1/26)... Competed on vault (9.525) in the San Jose State meet (1/19)... Made her official collegiate debut in the North Carolina State meet (1/14) and scored a career-high 9.700 on vault and tied for fifth in the event.

Club/High School: Attended Carlmont High School, in Belmont, Calif... Level 10 competitor... Trained at the Airborne Gymnastics Center in Santa Clara, Calif... Club coaches were Melanie Rugeiro and Steve Ohel... Participated in club gymnastics for the last 10 years... Won the 1999 state vault title... 1998 regional and national vault champion... United States National Team member in 1997 and 1998... Competed at the Level 10 national competition for four consecutive seasons from 1995 to 1999... Honor roll... Principal's List honoree...

Personal: Academic major to be determined... Plans to pursue a career in business and fashion retail... Daughter of Gail and Steve Messina... Enjoys shopping and going out with friends... Born 11-10-81, in Belmont, Calif.

Collegiate Bests

Vault: 9.825

Balance Beam: 9.550

Floor Exercise: 9.750