On Cote: All-American who was the Terps' top all-around returner for 2002 ... holds Maryland's top all-around score (39.625) ... two-time national competitor.
2002: Selected as the EAGL Scholar Athlete of the Year for the second consecutive year all-EAGL first team selection for the uneven bars, balance beam and the all-around held the team all-around season high with a 39.425 placed first on vault once placed first on the uneven bars three times placed first on the balance beam once placed first on the floor exercise twice placed first in the all-around three times member of EAGL All-Academic team for fourth consecutive year only senior in the league to maintain a 4.0 throughout her college career.
2001: Maryland's top all-around competitor despite being injured part of the season became one of Maryland's first-ever All-Americans national all-around competitor finished 18th in the all-around with a 39.050 at nationals placed fifth in the all-around at the NCAA Southeast Region Championships named to All-EAGL first team for vault named to All-EAGL second team for the uneven bars and the all-around named EAGL Scholar Athlete of the Year placed first on the uneven bars at the EAGL Championships with a score of 9.925 scored a season-high 39.525 in the all-around against George Washington March 19 won the vault competition with a school-record 9.9 against Rutgers on March 11 placed first five times on vault, four times on bars, once on beam, once on floor and four times in the all-around named to the 2000-2001 Verizon Academic All-America Women's Fall and Winter At-Large First Team named to EAGL All-Academic team for third consecutive year.
2000: Named to All-EAGL first team for vault named to All-EAGL first team for all-around and uneven bars for second consecutive year named to All-EAGL second team for beam and floor finished the season ranked No. 24 in the all-around finished sixth in the all-around and fourth on the beam at the Southeast Region Championships finished fifth in the all-around at the EAGL Championships was selected as EAGL Co-Gymnast of the Week on March 14 broke Marylands all-around record by winning the all-around against Temple on March 10 with a score of 39.625 also broke school records on vault with a 9.875 and on bars with a 9.925 on March 10 against Temple placed first on vault, bars and floor and third on beam against Temple on March 10 held team season highs in the all-around with a 39.625 and on vault with a 9.875 tied with sophomore Laura Moon for season highs on bars and beam with a 9.925 in both events tied with junior Jill Fisher for the second-highest floor score of the season for the Terps with a 9.975 competed in all 12 of the Terps regular season meets as well as the EAGL Championships and the Southeast Region Championship competed as an all-arounder in every meet except the season opener scored higher than 39.000 in seven of the Terps 12 regular season meets scored a 9.9 or higher twice on bars, once on Jan. 28 with a 9.9 at Radford and then again on March 10 with a 9.925 against Temple scored a 9.9 or higher twice on beam, first with a 9.925 on Feb. 7 against George Washington and then with a 9.9 on March 2 against Western Michigan and James Madison scored over a 9.9 twice on floor with a 9.925 at the Governors Cup on Feb. 4 and with a 9.975 against Temple on March 10 was an Athletic Directors Scholar Athlete for the fall of 1999 Academic All-American selection received the team Outstanding Achievement Award received the team Iron Terp award named to EAGL All-Academic team for second consecutive year finished first on vault five times, first on bars three times, first on beam and floor twice, and first in the all-around six times.
1999: Named EAGL Rookie of the Year unanimous selection to All-EAGL first team for all-around first team All-EAGL selection on bars, beam and floor second team All-EAGL selection on vault closed the season ranked No. 8 in the nation for all-around and No. 7 on beam qualified for NCAA Championships and finished 10th in the all-around for session one and finished 26th overall with a score of 38.875 nominee for NCAA Outstanding Sportsperson of the Year at the NCAA Championships she tied for 18th on beam (9.75) and 20th on bars (9.725) scored 9.7 on vault and floor at NCAA Championships, placing in ties for 27th and 32nd place finished sixth in the all-around at the Southeast Region Championships with a 38.95 tied for third on bars at the Southeast Region Championships with a 9.825 received EAGL Gymnast of the Week on three occasions tied for second place on beam at the EAGL Championships with a score of 9.925 scored a 9.875 on floor at the EAGL championships to place third finished in seventh place on vault at the EAGL Championships with a 9.775 broke the all-time all-around record four times recorded the all-time high score on bars three times, the all-time high on floor twice and the all-time high on beam once all-around personal best score of 39.425 against then-No. 15 Florida, George Washington and Rhode Island, marked the highest all-around score in the EAGL for the season recorded four of the top five all-time high scores for the all-around in school history ... registered three of the top five all-time bars scores in school history competed in all 13 of the Terps meets for all-around has recorded scores of 39.150 or better in six meets won the all-around competition in five meets, including three consecutive meets on Feb. 26 against Towson, Feb. 28 against then-No. 7 Nebraska, then-No. 8 Arizona State and California, and March 6 at the Wolfpack Invitational recorded the second highest all-around score of her career, a 39.400, against Towson on Feb. 26 scored a career-high 9.900 on bars in three consecutive meets on Feb. 28 against then-No. 7 Nebraska, then-No. 8 Arizona State and California, March 6 at the Wolfpack Invitational, and March 13 against then-No. 15 Florida, George Washington and Rhode Island in her first collegiate meet on Jan. 9, against Radford, she won the all-around, vault, beam and bars events with scores of 39.150, 9.800, a career-high 9.950, and 9.725, respectively scored a 9.825 or better on bars in eight of Marylands 13 meets placed in the top three finishers on bars in 10 of Marylands 13 meets including three event titles, five second place finishes and two third place finishes took the vault title in three meets finished in the top spot on beam in three meets and in second place twice member of the EAGL All-Academic team with a team-best 4.0 GPA.
Personal: Gillian Clark Cote born Feb. 26, 1980 daughter of Donna and Raymond Cote member of Marylands honors program received the Presidential Scholarship honor student every year in high school chose Maryland over Yale, George Washington, William & Mary, and North Carolina has two brothers: Daniel and Pierce, and one sister, Clare, who is also on Marylands gymnastics team majoring in history.
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