Maryland earns only perfect score of the evening
Kaufmann honored with NCATA Academic Award
Maryland scores 290.560 for best overall score in NCATA history
Terrapins start holding full-team practices this week
At Maryland: Named an NCATA All-American...won event national championship titles in the 6-element acro heat, synchronized toss and open toss heats...also competed in the pyramids event and the quad tumbling heat...member of team that went 8-1 during regular season and advanced to second straight NCATA championship in 2011-12.
Before Maryland: Competed on Maryland Twisters F5 for senior season...served as captain in her senior year...team won 2011 USASF World Championship in Disney...served as team captain in her senior year...F5 won All Star Challenge's Return to Atlantis in 2011...competed at All Star Legacy from 2003-2010 and at Spirit Extreme Angels from 1998-2000...was named All Star Legacy's Athlete of the Year in 2007 and 2008...competed on Heritage's Varsity cheer team all four years of high school...team finished top three in district finals all four years.
Personal: Brittany Marie Burkhard...parents are Darian and Jill Burkhard...has two brothers, Drew and Zak...Zak plays lacrosse at Christopher Newport University...was on the honor roll all through high school and was a member of the National Honor Society...came to Maryland because the athletics and academics are top notch...intends to study special education.