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Andrea de la Garza
Position: All-Around
Year: Senior
Hometown: Macomb, Mich.
High School: Dakota HS
Major: Health Fitness (3.63 GPA)
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Andrea de la Garza
Courtesy: CMU Athletic Communications
Release: 04/03/2011

2011: Earned second team All-MAC honors ... tallied a pair of second place finishes at the MAC Championships (3/19) with a 9.800 on bars and a 9.825 on beam ... was named MAC Gymnast of the Week after winning vault (9.925) and the all-around (39.400) at New Hampshire (3/7) ... CMU's top scorer on bars (9.800), floor (9.800) and in the all-around (39.150) at the NCAA Regional Championships (4/2) … took eighth in the all-around and 10th on bars and floor at regionals …  tallied three career highs at New Hampshire; on vault, bars (9.875) and in the all-around ... won vault (9.775), beam (9.850) and the all-around (39.075) at the Illinois State Quad (1/23) ... had four top three finishes including firsts on vault (9.850) and the all-around (39.200) at the CMU Quad (2/24) ... ranked in the top six on all five events on the MAC's top score rankings ... has the conference's second-best RQS on beam and also ranks in the top five on vault, bars and in the all-around ... earned 10 first place finishes and finished in the top three 34 times ... has earned a 9.8 or better 22 times and scored a 9.7 or better on 42 occasions.

2010:
Earned first-team All-MAC honors after sharing the floor title with a 9.850 at the MAC Championships (3/27) … named to the Academic All-MAC team … finished tied for second in the all-around with a 39.100 at the conference meet … named MAC Gymnast of the Week after sharing the all-around title with a 39.275 in a win at No. 23 Arizona State (3/5) … tallied a season-best all-around score of 39.325 at Bowling Green (3/21) … scored 9.700 or better 34 times and 9.800 or higher 15 times.

2009: Ranked ninth in the MAC on vault and 15th on floor … also ranked 29th in the region on vault … scored a 9.8 or better seven times and a 9.7 or better 25 times … won four event titles and finished in the top three on 13 different occassions … scored above a 39 in the all-around twice.

2008: Mid-American Conference Freshman of the Year ... earned first team All-MAC honors after winning the all-around competition at the MAC Championships (3/2) with a 39.125 score ... finished 10th at the NCAA Regional Championships with a 39.00 ... had the top all-around score in the MAC with a 39.375 against Bowling Green ... also ranked in the top six in the conference on every event in individual high score, sitting first in vault (9.925), third in beam (9.85), fifth on floor (9.85) and sixth on bars (9.800) ... won MAC Gymnast of the Week honors for her performance at BGSU where she won three events and finished second in the two others ... won a total of nine events and finished in the top three 22 times ... was CMU’s top scorer on an event a total of 21 times ... tied for fourth-best vault score in CMU school history with a 9.925 versus Ball State ... tallied at least a 9.8 11 times and a 9.7 or higher 27 times ... placed in the top three on an event in nine of CMU’s 12 meets ... National Association of Collegiate Gymnastics Coaches Scholar-Athlete. 

Club/High School: Level 10 gymnast ... three-time national qualifier ... 2006 regional champion on the balance beam ... five-time regional and state qualifier ... part of the 2007 Region 5, Senior D team championship team  ... graduated magna cum laude ... lettered in gymnastics and track as a long jumper and sprinter ... part of the school-record holding 4x200m relay team ... qualified for states twice in the long jump and as part of the 4x200m relay ... club program was Infinity Gymnastics Academy with coach Guy Thiessen.

Personal: Born Andrea de la Garza on Jan. 4, 1988 ... has a 3.63 grade-point average ... majoring in health fitness ... daughter of Jose and Carolina de la Garza.

Season Highs by Year 

Year
 Vault Bars
Beam
 Floor All-Around
 2008  9.925
 9.800  9.850
9.850  39.375
 2009  9.850  9.775  9.725  9.800  39.075
 2010   9.850   9.850  9.825  9.850  39.325
 2011 9.925 9.875 9.850 9.850  39.400
Career  9.925  9.875  9.850  9.850  39.400