|Hometown:||College Park, Md.|
|High School:||Eleanor Roosevelt|
2008: Did not see action but trained vault and served as team tri-captain ... continued to serve as a leader and caretaker for the underclassmen ... named to the EAGL All-Academic team for third consecutive season.
2007: Did not see action but trained vault ... received "team mom" award at team banquet for taking good care of the six freshmen ... named to the EAGL All-Academic team.
2006: Did not see action ... named to the EAGL All-Academic team ... honored with The Timex Award at the team banquet
Prior to Maryland: A member of Hill's gymnastics in Gaithersburg, Md known for producing Olympians Dominique Dawes and Elise Ray ... A "flyer" on her high school cheerleading squad for three years.
Personal: Daughter of Bob (head coach) and Chris Nelligan ... brother Brett (27) is the team's associate head coach ... her father was a gymnast at Massachusetts and her mother was a gymnast at Bridgewater State ... her brother, Brett, participated in gymnastics and swimming & diving at Massachusetts ... was a member of the National Hononrs Society, Latin Honors Society and Honor Roll in high school ... named to Dean's list the last three years ... has given back to the community by volunteering as a summer camp counselor and by reading to elementary school children ... hobbies include skiing and playing guitar ... a kinesiology major.