Duo earned spots on first teams
Maryland posts second-best finish at NCAAs
Maryland earns NCAA regionals bid for fifth straight season
Krikorian earns gold on vault
After winning a program-record 10 EAGL meets this season, Maryland looks for the league title Saturday
Maryland Quad Meet
As a Junior (2013): Ranked eighth nationally on vault and 20th nationally on floor ... set a program-record on vault with a 9.975 against NC State (1/11) ... set personal records on bars (9.800) and floor (9.950) ... named to the All-EAGL vault and floor first teams.
As a Sophomore (2012): Competed on vault, bars and floor in all 13 meets...named to the All-EAGL vault and floor first team...awarded EAGL Team MVP honors...tied for first on vault, tied for second on floor at the EAGL Championships...placed 11th on floor at the NCAA Fayetteville Regional...voted EAGL Gymnast of the Week for March 20 and EAGL Specialist of the Week for February 7...led the team with a 9.885 RQS on floor...finished first or tied for first on floor in five meets...tied a career-high 9.900 on floor three times...scored a season-high 9.900 on vault four times...earned EAGL All-Academic team honors for the second time...earned the Team MVP award at the team banquet.
As a Freshman (2011): Competed on vault, bars and floor in all 13 meets in 2011...earned First-Team All-EAGL honors on vault...named Rookie of the Year at the Maryland team banquet...tied for 17th on floor at the EAGL Championships...named EAGL Specialist of the Week on Feb. 15...led the Terps with a team-best 9.850 RQS and career-best 9.925 overall on vault this season...earned a 9.750 or higher on vault in all 13 meets...named to the EAGL All-Academic team.
Before Maryland: Competed at Hill's Gymnastics for seven years...qualified for nationals in 2006 and 2009...won state championship titles in vault in 2010 and beam in 2009 and 2010...team won state championships in 2005, 2006, 2009, 2010...named a Maryland Distinguished Scholar...honor roll all four years of high school.
Personal: Katy Marie Dodds...daughter of Kevin and Kimberly Dodds...father played football and mother was a cheerleader at IUP...broke her back and worked to return to gymnastics...came to Maryland to be a part of a great gymnastics team...also recruited by West Virginia, Auburn, Pitt and North Carolina State...named Dominque Dawes as her sports heroine.
DODDS' CAREER HIGHS
Vault: 9.975 (at NC State, 1/11/13)
Bars: 9.800 (two times, last vs. Bridgeport with Penn, 3/11/12)
Floor: 9.950 (two times, last vs. Rutgers with West Virginia, 2/17/13)