|Hometown:||Grand Rapids, Mich.|
|High School:||Forest Hills Northern|
- 2011 Academic Achievement Award
2011: Competed on bars, beam and floor in all 13 meets in 2011...named the Most Improved Gymnast at the Maryland team banquet...tied her career-best 9.750 on beam on Mar. 13...placed in the top-20 on bars at the NCAA Athens Regional...tied for 8th with a 9.750 on bars at the EAGL Championship...recorded a season-best on bars (9.800) on Mar. 4...named to the EAGL All-Academic team...recipient of the Leadership Award at the team banquet.
2010: Competed on bars in all 12 meets and beam and floor in one meet each ... earned a career-high 9.850 on bars at EAGL Championships (March 27), which earned a spot on the All-Tournament first team and fourth in the event ... earned her 9.850 career score at Penn (March 12) ... earned a spot on the league's second team for bars ... named to EAGL's All-Academic team...named to ACC's Academic Honor Roll.
2009: Competed on uneven bars and floor exercise in all 14 meets and on vault and beam in two meets ... claimed All-EAGL second honors on beam ... posted the team's highest score on bars on three occasions, including the EAGL Championships (3/21) ... established a career-best score of 9.800 on bars during a tri-meet at Kent State (2/15) and during a dual meet versus Pitt (3/11) ... competed on vault, bars and floor at the NCAA Northeast Regional Championships (4/4) ... recipient of the positive mental attitude award at the team banquet ... named to the EAGL All-Academic team for the second consecutive season.
2008: Competed on floor exercise in six meets, uneven bars in five meets, balance beam in four meets and vault in three meets ... posted season-best scores of 9.750 on vault (Governor's Cup, 2/1/08) and 9.725 on beam (vs. GWU & WVU, 3/9/08) ... named to EAGL All-Academic team.
Before Maryland: A four-time Junior Olympic National qualifier ... trained at US Airborne in Grand Rapids, Mich. ... placed eighth on uneven bars and 20th in the all-around at the 2006 Junior Olympic National Championships ... finished fifth on bars and ninth in the all-around at the 2005 J.O. Nationals ... competed in El Salvador as part of the Region V All-Star team in 2007.
Personal: Daughter of Thomas and Katherine Joseph ... has three sisters, Amy, Rebecca and Emily ... was a member of the National Honor Society and graduated high school summa cum laude ... lists her favorite event as uneven bars ... enjoys being with family and friends, traveling, shopping and being involved with her church ...recipient of the Antonio Pizzigati Memorial scholarship... a civil and environmental engineering major.
JOSEPH'S CAREER HIGHS
Vault: 9.575 (at North Carolina with New Hampshire and William & Mary, 3/1/08)
Bars: 9.850 (at Penn with Southern Conn. State, Temple, 3/12/10 and at EAGL Championships, 3/27/10)
Beam: 9.750 (two times, last vs. George Washington, Kentucky, North Carolina, 3/13/11)
Floor: 9.750 (at Governor's Cup, 2/1/08)