Kylee Botterman
Kylee Botterman

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
New Lenox, Ill.

High School:
Lincoln-Way Central

Height:
5-3


At Michigan... Honda Sports Award finalist (2011) ... AAI Award winner (2011) ... NCAA national title in the all-around (2011) ... NCAA runner-up for the national title on floor (2011) ... Nine-time NCAA All-American ... Seven-time NCAA All-America first team (vault, 2010, `11; bars, 2008; beam, 2011; floor, 2009, `11; all-around, 2011) ... Two-time NCAA All-America second team (vault, 2008; all-around, 2010) ... NCAA Northeast Region Gymnast of the Year (2011) ... Three-time NCAA Regional floor champion (2009, `10, `11) ... Two-time NCAA Regional all-around champion (2010, `11) ... Two-time NCAA Regional runner-up on vault (2010, `11) ... NCAA Regional runner-up on bars (2010) ... Big Ten Gymnast of the Year (2011) ... Three-time Big Ten Floor Exercise Champion (2008, `09, `11) ... Big Ten Championships runner-up on beam and floor (2010) ... Big Ten Championships runner-up on beam (9.850) ... Big Ten Championships runner-up in the all-around (2009) ... Four-time All-Big Ten first team (2008, `09, `10, `11) ... Seven-time Big Ten Gymnast of the Week (2011:, Jan. 10, 17, 31; Feb. 7, 14; 2010: March 1, March 22) ... Big Ten Gymnast of the Year finalist (2010) ... NACGC/W Scholastic All-American (2010) ... Academic All-Big Ten (2011) ... Two-time U-M Athletic Academic Achievement honors (2010, `11) ... Graduated with the second-best single-season all-around average (49.500), seventh-best vault average (9.807), second-best beam average (9.853) and fourth-best floor average (9.893) in program history ... Seventh all-time in program history with 33 all-around scores of 39.000+ ... Ninth in program history with two 10.0 scores in her career ... Team captain (2011) ... Two-time U-M co-MVP Award recipient (2009, `10) ... U-M Coaches' Award winner (2009) ... U-M Newcomer of the Year award (2008).

Senior (2011)... Honda Sports Award finalist ... AAI Award ... NCAA national title in the all-around ... NCAA runner-up for the national title on floor ... Four-time All-America first team (vault, beam, floor, all-around) ... Academic All-Big Ten ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement award ... Event Finals: Competed on vault (9th), beam (7th) and floor (2nd) ... Super Six: Finished with the best all-around score (39.575), scoring 9.900 on floor (3rd), 9.900 on vault and bars and 9.850 on beam (5th) ... NCAA Semis: Won the all-around (39.525) and four first-team All-America awards in all with runner-up showings on vault (9.900) and floor (9.925) along with a fourth-place showing on bars (9.850) ... Regionals: Won her third-straight regional floor title (9.925) and her second-straight regional all-around title (39.500), while taking runner-up on vault (9.900), fourth on beam (9.850) and fifth on bars (9.850) ... Big Ten Gymnast of the Year ... All-Big Ten First Team ... Big Tens: Won the floor title tying a career high 9.950 while taking runner-up on beam (9.850) and fourth place on vault (9.850) ... Georgia: Won her 10th-straight all-around title (39.475) and took floor (9.900) ... Alabama: Won her ninth-straight all-around title (39.450) and took second on floor (9.900) ... Oklahoma: Won her eighth all-around title in a row (39.400) and won floor (9.900) ... Utah: Won vault (9.900), beam (9.850) and the all-around (39.425) ... Equaled the Big Ten record for most single-season Big Ten Gymnast of the Week awards with her fifth of the year (Feb. 14) ... Michigan Tri: Scored the first 10.0 of the NCAA season with a perfect vault, adding titles on floor (9.900) and in the all-around (39.625) ... Tied U-M record for most Big Ten Gymnast of the Week honors with her fourth (Feb. 7) ... New Hampshire: Third Big Ten Gymnast of the Week award (Jan. 31) ... Michigan Quad: Four individual titles (bars, beam, floor, AA) and her fourth-AA title in a row ... Iowa: Won vault (9.925) and the all-around (39.350) ... Second Big Ten Gymnast of the Week (Jan. 17) ... Michigan Big Ten Tri: Won four awards (vault, beam, floor, all-around) with a season-high vault (9.975), beam (9.875), floor (9.875) and all-around score (39.550) ... Big Ten Gymnast of the Week (Jan. 10) ... MSU Quad: Won three awards, taking vault (9.875), beam (9.825) and all-around (39.400).


Junior(2010)... Two-time All-American (first team, vault; second team, all-around) ... Big Ten Gymnast of the Year finalist ... All-Big Ten First Team ... Big Ten Championships runner-up on beam and floor ... Two-time Big Ten Gymnast of the Week (March 1, March 22) ... NACGC/W Scholastic All-American ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement honors ... U-M Co-MVP ... NCAA Individual Event Finals: Scored a 9.7938 on vault (7th place) in a field of 18 ... NCAA Prelims: Scored 9.900 on vault (tied for fourth) to advance to individual event finals, also going 9.875 on floor (tied for ninth), 9.850 on bars and a 39.425 in the all-around, good for All-America second team honors ... NCAA Regionals: Won the all-around (39.550) and floor (9.900) titles, finishing runner-up on vault (9.900) and bars (9.900) ... Big Tens: Took runner-up honors on beam and floor (9.900) and finished third on vault (9.850) ... Big Ten Gymnast of the Week (March 22) ... Alabama: Won vault (9.950) and the all-around (39.550) in a field of eight All-Americans ... Georgia: Won floor tying a career-best 9.950 and took second in the all-around (39.250) ... Penn State: Won bars with a career-best 9.950 and took third on vault, beam and in the all-around ... Big Ten Gymnast of the Week (March 1) ... Illinois: Nailed the program's first 10.0 score since 2004 (a 10.0 on vault), while posting a career-best 39.675 in the all-around - the 13th highest all-around total in school history ... Utah: Finished among the top four in all events, winning bars, floor and the all-around ... Minnesota: Won her third floor title of the year ... West Virginia Tri: Won four titles, setting career highs on bars, beam and the all-around ... Iowa State Tri: Won three events ... Nebraska: Won bars and the all-around, taking runner-up on vault and beam ... Michigan State: Had three top-three finishes, sharing the floor title (9.825) ... Michigan Tri: Won the all-around (39.150) and bars titles (9.900), tying a career high on bars.

Sophomore(2009)... NCAA All-America first team (floor exercise) ... NCAA Regional Floor Exercise Champion ... Big Ten Floor Exercise Champion ... Big Ten Runner-up in the all-around ... All-Big Ten First Team ... NCAA Individual Event Finals: Earned a 9.7000 on floor, finishing ninth in the nation ... NCAA Prelims: Took runner-up on floor with a 9.875, earning All-America first team honors and advancing to the individual event finals ... NCAA Regional: Competed in the all-around, tying for fourth on bars (9.850) and winning floor (9.900) to earn her way to NCAAs as an individual event qualifier ... Big Tens: Defended her Big Ten floor title (9.950) and took second in the all-around (39.475) with career highs on both events, while tying for fourth on bars (9.875) ... Georgia: Led U-M in the all-around (39.275), tying for runner-up honors and equaling her season high on vault (9.900) ... Florida: Won floor with a career-high 9.925 and took second in the all-around (39/325) ... Nebraska: Won her third all-around with a career high 39.250 while also winning beam (9.875) ... Utah: Michigan's top all-arounder, tying for third on beam (9.850), fourth on floor (9.875) and taking fifth in the all-around (39.175) ... Penn State: Outdueled all-arounder Brandi Personett to win the all-around with a career-best 39.325, while also taking floor (career-best tying 9.900) and beam (career-high 9.875) ... Classic: Won her first career beam title and placed second in the all-around ... Iowa State: Hit a career high in the all-around, winning vault (9.850) and floor (9.900) ... Minnesota: Won the all-around in her first collegiate all-around competition (39.225), winning vault (9.850) and floor (9.875) ... N.C. State & Kent State: Tied for fifth on vault (9.825) ... MSU Quad: Shared the vault title with her sister (9.825) and tied a career best on floor (9.900) winning the title ... Cancun Classic: Competed on vault and floor.

Freshman (2008)... NCAA All-America first team (uneven bars) ... NCAA All-America second team (vault) ... All-Big Ten First Team ... Big Ten Floor Exercise Champion ... Big Ten Runner-up on Vault ... U-M Newcomer of the Year Award ... Scored a 9.8500 on vault, tying for eighth at the NCAA Individual Event Finals (April 26) ... Put up a 9.900 on bars to tie for fourth at the NCAA Prelims (April 24), while also scoring 9.875 on vault to tie for eighth place ... Scored 9.875 on floor to tie for third and scored a 9.825 on vault and 9.800 on bars at the NCAA West Regional Championships (April 12) ... Scored a 9.900 on vault (winning the title), a 9.900 on vault (taking second) and 9.850 on bars at her first Big Ten Championships (March 29) ... Scored a 9.850 on bars and 9.775 on floor while also competing on vault vs. No. 3 Utah (March 22) ... Took third on floor with a 9.875, while posting a 9.850 on bars and a 9.750 on vault at the Maryland Quad (March 15) ... Took runner-up on vault with a 9.900, tied for fourth on floor with a 9.875 and took fifth with a 9.850 on bars in an upset win over No. 1 Georgia (March 7) ... Won her second floor title in a row (9.875) but had her streak of vault titles snapped at five with a 9.825, while also tying for fifth on bars (9.800) at No. 14 Missouri (Feb. 29) at the Cat Classic ... Won her fifth-straight vault title (9.875) and took her first floor title with a career-high 9.900, also taking runner-up honors on bars (9.850) at No. 17 N.C. State (Feb. 22) ... Won her fourth-straight vault title with a 9.925 vs. Minnesota (Feb. 16), tying for third with a career high on bars (9.900) and floor (9.875) ... Scored a 9.925 on vault for her third-straight title, also going 9.825 on her very first collegiate bars routine (Feb. 7) ... Eclipsed the team's highest vault score of the year and earned her first judges' 10.0 score, tallying a 9.975 on vault for her second-straight title at the State of Michigan Classic (Feb. 2)... Put up the highest vault score of the year (9.925) -- a career best -- and won her first collegiate title vs. No. 24 Michigan State, while tying for fourth on floor (9.800) (Jan. 26) ... Had a then-career-best 9.850 on vault for third place, while competing on floor for the first time in her collegiate career at No. 14 Penn State (Jan. 19) ... Competing in her first collegiate meet, scored a 9.750 on vault and a 9.575 on beam vs. No. 14 Arkansas and No. 22 West Virginia (Jan. 11).

Prep... Lincoln-Way Central (2007) High Honor Roll ... Mu Alpha Theta Club.

Club/Junior Team... United Gymnastics Academy ... national vault champion (2004) ... two-time regional champion ... three-time state champion ... Region 5 All-Star (2004-06) ...runner-up on vault and floor at nationals, while finishing sixth in the all-around (2007) ... runner-up on vault at nationals, while finishing eighth in the all-around (2006) ... regional and state all-around champion (2006) ... runner-up in the all-around at regionals (2005) ... state vault champion (2005) ... vault champion and fourth on bars and in the all-around at nationals (2004) regional and state vault champion (2004).

Personal... Enrolled in the School of Kinesiology, majoring in general studies ... birthday: May 12, 1989 ... daughter of Hank and Laurie Botterman ... sisters, Dayne and Marijka, competed in gymnastics at Illinois.

   

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