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Kari Dieffenderfer
Position: All-Around
Year: Senior
Hometown: Dawsonville, Ga.
High School: Veritas Classical HS
Major: Health Fitness (3.93 GPA)
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Kari Dieffenderfer
Courtesy: CMU Athletic Communications
Release: 04/23/2012

2013: Team captain ... did not compete due to injury.

2012: Scored a career-high 9.900 on the vault to claim first in the CMU Quad and earn MAC Specalist of the Week honors (1/8) ... competed on the uneven bars in all 14 meets ... scored a 9.7 or better on the bars in seven meets, including a season-high 9.800 in back-to-back meets at Northern Illinois (2/26) and Washington (3/9) ... competed on vault at NCAA Seattle Regional and scored a 9.625 (4/7).

2011: Missed entire season due to injury.

2010: Competed in every meet … began the season as a bars specialist before cracking the vault lineup in the middle of the season … tallied a 9.700 or better on bars in 10 of 12 meets … scored a season-high 9.875 on bars to finish fifth at the NCAA Central Regional Championships (4/10) … posted a season-high 9.775 on vault twice: at Bowling Green (3/27) and at the NCAA Central Regional Championships … added to the beam lineup late and responded with a 9.725 against Ball State (3/13).

Club/High School: Level 10 gymnast … competed for Gwinnett Gymnastics Center … three-time level 10 Junior Olympic national qualifier … named most valuable gymnast in 2008 … won the bars at the 2009 regional meet … finished seventh in the bars at 2009 nationals ... chose CMU over Iowa State and Eastern Michigan. 

Season Highs by Year 

Year Vault Bars Beam Floor All-Around
2010 9.775 9.875 9.725 - -
2012 9.900 9.800 - - -
Career 9.900 9.875 9.725 - -