2009: Did not compete after suffering a leg injury during the preseason ... named to the EAGL All-Academic team for the third consecutive season after accumulating a GPA of 3.65.
2008: Competed on uneven bars in all 12 meets and balance beam in two meets ... qualified individually for the NCAA Southeast Regional Championships on uneven bars, tying for eighth place with a score of 9.850 ... earned first team All-EAGL honors in uneven bars and finished second in the event at the league meet (3/29) ... highest score of the season was a 9.875 on bars at a pair of tri-meets (3/15 & 3/21) ... named to EAGL All-Academic team for the second consecutive season.
2007: Competed in the anchor position on uneven bars in all 12 meets ... garnered second team All-EAGL honors on bars ... ... scored a 9.725 or better in the event eight times ... co-recipient of the Timex award at the team banquet ... named to EAGL All-Academic team.
Before Maryland: Member of Gedderts' Twistars USA ... two-time Junior Olympic National Team member ... four-time Junior Olympic national qualifier ... 2002 Junior Olympic champion on bars, floor and all-around ... placed third in all-around and second on bars at the 2004 Junior Olympic Nationals ... Michigan Level 10 state all-around champion for six-straight years ... competed for the U.S. in Central America, Europe, Asia and the Caribbean.
Personal: Daughter of John and Mary Dama ... has two sisters, Kristen (30) and Katie (27), and one brother, Andy (24) ... sister Katie was a gymnast for Michigan State University ... brother Andy is captain of the Michigan State cheerleading squad ... valedictorian of her high school class ... member of the National Honor Society and editor of high school yearbook ... hobbies include shopping, dancing and choreographing ... recipient of the Stanford A. Lavine scholarship...a psychology and pre-medicine major.
DAMA'S CAREER HIGHS
Bars: 9.875 (4 times, last at Penn State with Nebraska and Rutgers, 3/21/08)
Beam: 9.650 (at Penn State with Nebraska and Rutgers, 3/21/08)