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Maryland Gymnastics BIO
Shannon Skochko
Player Profile:
Shannon Skochko 1194891
Position: All-Around
Height: 5'3"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Perkiomenville, Pa.
High School: Boyertown Area Senior

As a Senior (2015): Competed on vault and beam in all 13 meets, floor in seven meets and bars in one meet…recorded a career-high 9.850 on vault twice: at Iowa (1/30) and at the Big Five Meet (3/14)…set a career-high 9.800 on floor at the Big Ten Championship (3/21)…tied a career-best 9.800 on beam twice: vs. George Washington, Towson and William & Mary (2/20) and at the NCAA Regional (4/4)…tallied above a 9.750 on vault in all 13 meets…ranked tied for 34th in the conference on vault…named to the All-Big Ten Academic team…received the Charles H. Beebe Award at the 2015 Terp Awards.

As a Junior (2014): Competed on beam in all 13 meets and vault in nine meets… recorded a season-high of 9.775 on beam at North Carolina State (2/28) … tied for 24th on beam with a 9.750 at the EAGL Championships (3/22)… tied for 22nd on beam with a 9.725 at the NCAA Regionals (4/5) … named to the NACGC/W Scholastic All-America team … earned All-EAGL Scholastic team honors … received the Academic Achievement award for the junior or senior from each team with the highest cumulative GPA at the 2014 Terp Awards. 

As a Sophomore (2013): Did not compete.

As a Freshman (2012): Appeared in 13 meets competing on beam in all 13, on vault in eight and on floor in five meets...finished in the top 20 on beam at the EAGL Championships to earn second team EAGL All-Tournament honors...tied a career-high 9.700 on vault at the EAGL Championships...recorded a personal-best 9.800 on beam at Penn State (3/17)...named to the EAGL All-Academic team...received the Positive Mental Attitude Award at the team banquet.

Before Maryland: Competed at Silvia's Gymnastics in Zieglersville, Pa., for four years...2007 Level 9 Pennsylvania State AA beam, floor and vault champion...Level 9 Eastern National Floor champion in 2007.

Personal: Full name is Shannon Marie Skochko...daughter of Eric and Colleen Skochko...has two brothers, Eric and Sean....honor roll student all four years of high school.

SKOCHKO'S CAREER HIGHS
Vault: 9.850 (2x, at Iowa, 1/30/15; Big Five Meet, 3/14/15)
Beam: 9.800 (3x, vs. GW, Towson, WM, 2/20/15; NCAA Regional, 4/8/15; at #12 Penn State, 3/17/12)
Floor: 9.800 (Big Ten Championships, 3/21/15)

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