Kirsten Petzold
Kirsten  Petzold

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Shelby Township, Mich.

High School:
Eisenhower HS

Event:
All-Around

Major:
Undecided (3.15 GPA)


2016: Missed the season due to injury.

2015: Competed in all 13 meets on vault and floor ... placed third on floor (9.700) versus UW-Eau Claire (1/3) ... recorded a new season high which landed her second place on vault (9.825) at Ball State (1/23) ... marked a second place finish on vault with a score of 9.825 at the Illinois-Michigan Classic (1/31) ... finished in third on floor (9.850) and fifth on vault (9.800) against Bowling Green (2/22) ... placed fourth on vault with a score of 9.825 at Western Michigan (3/15) ... tied for fifth on vault with a 9.850 and tied for seventh on floor with a 9.850 at the MAC Championships (3/21) ... ranked ninth in the MAC on floor in RQS with a 9.835 and 10th on vault (9.820).

2014:
Competed on vault in all of the regular season meets... Scored a career high on vault (9.925) and floor (9.825) against Ball State (1/26)... Ranked No. 1 in the Mid-American Conference and No. 10 in the region on vault... currently holds the No. 33 national ranking on vault... placed and or tied for first on vault 6 times during the regular season... tied her 9.925 vault career high three seperate times this season against Ball State (1/26), Ohio State (2/23) and Rutgers (3/8)... named MAC Co-Specialist of the Week (1/28)... tied for third at MAC Championships on vault with a 9.825 (3/22).

2013: MAC Freshman of the Year candidate ... ranked No. 2 in the MAC and No. 20 in the Central Region in the vault ... recorded the highest score in the MAC in the vault in 2013 (tie, 9.900) ... earned eight top three finishes in the vault, including three titles, and scored an 9.800 or above in the event in nine of 14 meets ... won the vault title in her collegiate debut against UW-Eau Claire (1/5) ... also captured vault titles versus New Hampshire (9.800) (1/11) and Alaska Anchorage (9.875) (3/7) ... her season high score of 9.900 at the Illinois-Michigan Challenge (2/2) ranks 10th in program history ... also competed in the balance beam four times and the floor exercise once.

Club/High School: Level 10 gymnast ... competed for Olympia Gymnastics Academy ... two-time Level 10 National qualifier (2011, 2012) ... three-time Level 9 national qualifier (2007, 2008) ... vault champion at 2012 National Invitational Tournament (NIT) ...placed second in floor exercise at 2011 NIT... qualified for 2012 Nationals ... chose CMU because "I really liked the atmosphere and the campus. I also liked how hard working and determined the team is."

Season Highs by Year
Year Vault Bars Beam Floor All-Around
2013 9.900 - 9.650 9.525 -
2014 9.925 - - 9.825 -
2015 9.850 - - 9.875 -
Career 9.925 - 9.650 9.875 -
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SOCIAL MEDIA
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