As a Sophomore (2015): Competed on bars and beam in all 13 meets…recorded a career-high 9.850 on bars versus William & Mary, Bridgeport and So. Conn. (3/8)…tied a career-high 9.800 on beam at the Big Ten Championship (3/21)…tied for 23rd on beam at the Big Ten Championship (3/21)…scored a 9.700 or higher on bars in 10 meets…named to the All-Big Ten Academic Team.
As a Freshman (2014): Competed on bars and beam in all 13 meets and vault in 12 meets … recorded a career-high score of 9.825 on bars at the EAGL Championships (3/22) … posted a career-high 9.800 on beam twice, at George Washington (3/3) and at the EAGL Championships … earned a career-high 9.800 on vault three times, at George Washington (3/3) and against West Virginia (3/16), at NCAA Regionals (4/5) … tied for 25th on vault at NCAA Regionals (4/5) with a 9.800 … tied for 22nd on beam at NCAA Regionals with a 9.725 … tied for ninth on bars at the EAGL Championships with a 9.825 … recorded a score of 9.700 or higher on bars and beam in nine meets … averaged a score of 9.719 on bars … earned All-EAGL Scholastic team honors.
Before Maryland: Competed for Sonshine Gymnastics under coaches Milan and Heidi Stranovich...five-time Junior Olympic National Qualifier where she most recently finished 16th all-around in 2012...six-time North Carolina state champion...level nine Junior Olympics National All-Around Winner... won uneven bars and all-around at the Jim Gault Invitational in 2012... placed first on vault, bars and beam at 2012 Gasparilla Classic...finished third all-around at state championships.
Personal: Three-time Student Choice Award winner...Spartans of Excellence award winner...Volunteered with Sonshine Gymnastics at the Special Olympics...Volunteered for a soup kitchen...Eats a banana or turkey sandwich before meets...Enjoys cooking, photography, art, painting and choreographing.
FALLER'S CAREER HIGHS
Vault: 9.800 (3x: at George Washington with New Hampshire, 3/3/14; vs. West Virginia, 3/16/14; at NCAA Regionals, 4/5/14)
Bars: 9.850 (vs. William & Mary, So. Conn., Bridgeport, 3/8/15)
Beam: 9.800 (3x: at George Washington with New Hampshire, 3/3/14; EAGL Championships, 3/22/14; at Big Ten Championship, 3/21/15)