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Heidi Hornbeek HOF
By: Arizona Athletics
Release: February 05, 2014
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Heidi Hornbeek

Heidi Hornbeek HOF
     At the end of her gymnastics career at the university of Arizona, Heidi Hornbeek had two degrees and 38 awards to her name and became the most decorated gymnast in school history. Heidi's collegiate career highlights include a perfect 10 in both the vault and floor exercises, and a 9.95 on both bar and beam. She earned three Pac-10 Championships - beam , floor and all-around - and one NCAA Championship in 1996 for her floor routine. In her senior year, Heidi helped Arizona to a number 20 final ranking and was named the winner of the AAI American Award as the top senior gymnast in the nation for excellence in academics and athletics. the honor is an award voted on by gymnastic coaches throughout the country and Heidi was the first Arizona, and at the time of her induction the only, gymnast to win the award. Heidi was a six-time All-American competitor and a seven time All-Pac-10 selection. Heidi was also a three-time GTE Academic All-District VIII award recipient and a three time first team Pac-10 All Academic team member. At the time of her induction, Heidi still owned the top individual event scores in Arizona history for floor exercise and vault. 
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