As a Junior (2015): Competed on vault and bars in all 13 meets, floor in 12 meets and beam in one meet…set a career-high 9.875 on bars against W&M, Bridgeport, So. Conn. (3/8)…tallied a season-high 9.850 on vault at the Big Ten Championship (3/21)…tied for 19th on vault at the Big Ten Championship (3/21)…tied for 16th on floor at the NCAA Regional (4/4)…scored a 9.775 or higher on vault in all 13 meets.
As a Sophomore (2014): Competed on bars in 11 meets, vault in 10 meets, floor in three meets and beam and all-around in two meets … tied a career-high mark of 9.850 on bars twice, most recently vs. West Virginia (3/16) … recorded a season-high score on vault of 9.875 at New Hampshire (1/1) … Tied for third on vault with a 9.825 at the EAGL Championship (3/22) … Tied for 10th on vault with a 9.850 at the NCAA Regionals (4/5) … tied for 12th on bars with a 9.800 at the NCAA Regionals (4/5) … named to the EAGL First Team on vault and Bars First Team.
As a Freshman (2013): Ranked second in the EAGL in all-around ... ranked fourth in the conference on vault ... tied third on bars ... competed on bars in seven meets ... competed on vault and floor in four meets ... competed on floor in three meets ... scored a season-high 9.900 on vault against NC State (1/11) ... set personal bests on bars, beam, floor and all-around against Pitt, Cornell and Temple (1/19), leading to EAGL Gymnast of the Week honors ... earned EAGL Rookie of the Week honors for her performances against North Carolina (1/26) and NC State (1/19).
Before Maryland: Competed for Daggett Gymnastics in Agawam, Mass., for 12 years...member of the Junior Olympic National Team...placed first in all-around at the 2011 regionals...placed second in all-around at 2011 Junior Olympics...placed sixth at 2012 Junior Olympics in the all-around... successful at state level.
Personal: Daughter of Jackie and Xueling Tang... sister Karen is also on the gymnastics team at Maryland...member of the Key club in high school...idolized Carly Patterson growing up...enjoys running and cooking in her free time...choose Maryland over University of Washington and North Carolina State.
TANG'S CAREER HIGHS
Vault: 9.900 (at NC State, 1/11/13)
Bars: 9.875 (vs. William & Mary, So. Conn, Bridgeport, 3/8/15)
Beam: 9.775 (at Pittsburgh with Cornell and Temple, 1/19/13)
Floor: 9.875 (at Pittsburgh with Cornell and Temple, 1/19/13)
All-Around: 39.375 (at Pittsburgh with Cornell and Temple, 1/19/13)