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Laura Moon

Player Profile
Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Scottsdale, Ariz.

High School:
Saguaro

Height:
5-3

Birthdate:
03/28/1980

1999: Named to the All-EAGL first team for all-around and beam … All-EAGL second-team honors on bars and floor … ranked No. 15 in the nation at season's end for all-around … qualified for the NCAA Championships and finished 16th for all-around in session two of the preliminary competition with a 39.000 and 24th overall with a score of 39.000 … tied for 16th place on vault at the NCAA Championships with a score of 9.750 and tied for 27th place on floor with a 9.775 … finished in a tie for 28th on beam (9.750) and a tie for 30th on bars (9.725) at the NCAA Championships … at the Southeast Region Championships she finished in fourth place for all-around with a score of 39.050 … scored the second-highest beam score of her career, a 9.875, at the Southeast Region Championships to finish in a tie for second place … finished in 12th place on floor with a score of 9.825 … scored a 39.275 at the EAGL Championships, the second-highest score of her career, to place second overall … tied for fourth place on beam with a score of 9.900, tying a career-high … recorded a tie for eighth place on floor with a score of 9.825 … was awarded EAGL Gymnast of the Week once during the season after recording what was then the all-time school record for the all-around, a 39.350, on Feb. 17 against George Washington … has tied the all-time high vault score with a 9.850 twice, the first on Feb. 17 against George Washington and the second on March 13 against Florida, George Washington and Rhode Island … recorded a career-high 9.900 on beam three times during the regular season, on Jan. 9 against Radford, on Feb. 26 against Towson and on March 27 at the EAGL Championships, marking the third highest score in school history … appeared in 12 of Maryland's 13 meets in the all-around competition … recorded an all-around score of 39.050 or higher in seven of those 12 appearances, including four straight on Feb. 17 against George Washington, Feb. 26 against Towson, Feb. 28 against then-No. 7 Nebraska, then-No. 8 Arizona State and California, and March 6 at the Wolfpack Invitational … had her best outing of the season on Feb. 17 against George Washington, taking first place in the all-around (39.350), first on vault (9.850), second on bars (9.8), fourth on beam (9.8) and first on floor (9.875) … recorded one first-place finish, four second-place finishes and two third-place finishes in the all-around competition … took the vault title in three meets and finished third twice … placed second on bars two times … tied for first on beam on Feb. 26 against Towson with a score of 9.9 and took second place three other times during the season … captured the individual floor title three times, on Jan. 9 against Radford (9.750), on Feb. 13 against West Virginia and Temple (9.850) and on Feb. 17 against George Washington (9.875) … earned EAGL All-Academic honors in her freshman campaign.

Personal: Born March 28, 1980 … daughter of Heather and Tim Moon … teammate with Heather Hanson, a current member of the Towson gymnastics team, while with the Desert Devils … chose Maryland over Penn State, Utah State and California-Berkeley … has one sister, Stephanie (21) … has yet to declare a major.

1999 Season-Highs: Vault - 9.850; Uneven Bars - 9.850; Balance Beam - 9.900; Floor - 9.875; All-Around - 39.350

Career-Highs: Vault - 9.850; Uneven Bars - 9.850; Balance Beam - 9.900; Floor - 9.875; All-Around - 39.350



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