Five Women's Gymnasts Receive All-Big Ten Recognition
Women's Gymnastics Trio Earns Big Ten Weekly Honors
Women's Gymnast Chiarelli Named Big Ten Event Specialist of the Week
Women's Gymnastics Celebrates Seniors with 197+, Win over N.C. State
Lineup Depth Pushes Women's Gymnastics to Victory at Michigan State
At Michigan ... Two-time NCAA All-American (2015: BB (First Team), FX (First Team)) ... Big Ten champion (2015: FX (Tie) ... All-Big Ten (2015: First Team) ... All-Big Ten Championships Team (2015) ... Academic All-Big Ten (2015) ... Two-time U-M Athletic Academic Achievement (2014-15) ... Three-time Big Ten Event Specialist of the Week (Jan. 12, 2015, March 2, 2015, March 9, 2015).
Sophomore (2015) ... Two-time NCAA All-American (2015: BB (First Team), FX (First Team) ... Big Ten champion (FX (Tie)) ... All-Big Ten (First Team) ... All-Big Ten Championships Team ... Academic All-Big Ten ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement ... Three-time Big Ten Event Specialist of the Week (Jan. 12, March 2, March 9) ... Won or tied for nine individual event titles ... Hit 40-of-41 routines ... Recorded 16 scores of 9.900-plus ... Championships ... NCAA Individual Event Finals (April 19): Tied for seventh on floor exercise (9.900) and tied for eighth on balance beam (9.825) ... NCAA Championships (April 17): In the first semifinal, tied for first on balance beam (9.900) and tied for second on floor exercise (9.925); also scored 9.875 on vault ... NCAA Columbus Regional (April 4): Tied for second on floor exercise (9.900) and tied for fourth on balance beam (9.900); also scored 9.800 on vault ... Big Tens (March 21): Tied for first on floor exercise (9.925), tied for fifth on vault (9.900) and scored 9.800 on balance beam ... Regular Season ... Three-event specialist (VT, BB, FX) ... Finished the regular season tied for 22nd on balance beam (9.885 RQS) and tied for 23rd on floor exercise (9.900 RQS) ... Recorded career-best scores in back-to-back meets, scoring 9.975s on FX (Feb. 28 vs. North Carolina State) and BB (March 6 at Utah).
Freshman (2014) ... Hit 34-of-34 routines ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement ... Championships ... NCAA Championships (April 18): Tied career highs on VT (9.850) and FX (9.850) and scored 9.750 on BB ... NCAA Athens Regional (April 5): Scored 9.850 on VT and FX and 9.775 on BB ... Big Ten Championships (March 22): Scored 9.825 on BB and 9.700 on VT ... Regular Season ... Big Ten Quad (March 15): Scored 9.825 on BB and 9.750 on VT ... UCLA/Utah (March 7): Tied for fifth on BB (9.875) and scored 9.825 on VT ... BYU/Kent State (Feb. 28): Tied for second on BB (9.825) and scored 9.775 on VT ... Perfect 10 Challenge (Feb. 21): Scored 9.850 on VT, 9.650 on BB and 9.775 on FX ... Nebraska (Feb. 14): Tied for third on BB (9.800), tied for fifth on FX (9.850) and scored 9.775 on VT ... Illinois (Feb. 7): Tied for fourth on vault (9.825) and was also in on balance beam (9.700) and floor exercise (9.725) ... Michigan State (Jan. 31): Tied for third on balance beam (9.825), tied for fifth on floor exercise (9.775) and took fifth on vault (9.825) ... Ohio State (Jan. 25): Was in the lineup on three events, taking third on balance beam (9.875) and also competing on vault (9.775) and floor exercise (9.800) ... North Carolina State Quad (Jan. 17): Tied for fifth on vault (9.825) and balance beam (9.850) and was also in the floor exercise lineup (9.725) ... Iowa State: Made collegiate debut, tying for third on balance beam (9.775) and tying for fourth on floor exercise (9.850).
Prep ... Lexington (2013).
Club/International ... Brestyan's Gymnastics ... Canadian Women's National Team ... helped Canada finish second at 2012 Olympic Qualifying and was one of 12 gymnasts slated to compete at Canadian Olympic Trials, but was forced to withdraw due to injury ... tied for third on floor exercise, tied for fourth on balance beam and tied for 10th on vault at 2013 J.O. National Championships ... finished fifth on balance beam, aiding Canada to second-place team finish at 2011 Pan-American Games in Guadalajara, Mexico ... served as alternate for Canada at 2011 World Championships ... took sixth in the all-around at the 2011 Canadian National Championships ... helped Canada to third-place finish at 2011 Japan Cup ... won floor exercise at the Brazil International Meet in June 2012 inSao Bernardo, Brazil.
Personal ... Full name is Talia Maria Chiarelli ... daughter of Peter and Alicia Chiarelli ... born May 12, 1995 ... enrolled in the School of Kinesiology ... open major.
|Vault||9.900||1/10/15 at Georgia|
|Balance Beam||9.975||3/6/15 vs. Utah|
|Floor Exercise||9.975||2/28/15 vs. NC State|