2011: Competed on bars in 12 of 13 meets in 2011...twice tied her career-high on bars of 9.725 in back-to-back meets (2/27, 3/4)...named to the EAGL All-Academic team...recipient of the Timex Award at the annual team banquet.
2010: Competed on bars in 12 meets ... led the Terrapin bars lineup off throughout the year ... earned her career high 9.725 (March 12) ... named to the EAGL's All-Academic team.
2009: Competed on uneven bars in 13 meets ... compiled a career-best score of 9.725 on bars during tri-meets at Kent State with Central Michigan (2/15) and against North Carolina and Temple (3/6) ... competed on bars at the NCAA Northeast Regional Championships (4/4) ... recipient of the perseverance award at the team banquet ... named to the EAGL All-Academic team for the second consecutive season.
2008: Competed on balance beam in six meets ... notched a season-high score of 9.650 (vs. UNC, UNH & W&M, 3/1/08) ... named to EAGL All-Academic team.
Before Maryland: A member of Hill's Gymnastics Club in Gaithersburg, Md. ... coached by Olympic coach Kelli Hill, Jen Bundy, Kirk Morris and Cynthia Smaha ... A Level 10 competitor since 2005 ... Level 10 National and Regional qualifier.
Personal: Daughter of Bill and Erin McDermid ... one sister, Molly and one brother, Kelly ... father played football at Wisconsin ... lists balance beam and uneven bars as her favorite events ... in her spare time she likes to spend time with her family and friends, watching sports and going to the movies ... won the Maryland AA balance beam state championship in 2006 and uneven bars state title in 2007 ... was a member of the National Honor Society ... a business major.
McDERMID'S CAREER HIGHS
Bars: 9.725 (five times, last at #11 Penn State, NC State, 3/4/11)
Beam: 9.650 (at North Carolina, with New Hampshire and William & Mary, 3/1/08)