|Previous School:||Encina HS|
2006 Season: Named the WAC Freshman of the Year…won the floor title at the WAC Championships with a 9.825 and tied for second in the all-around with a 38.875…was sixth in the all-around and tied for fifth on floor at the NCAA West Regional…was ranked as high as fourth on the floor in the West Region…enters regionals ranked sixth…averaged 9.825 on floor, 9.696 on vault, 9.571 on bars, 9.556 on beam and 38.766 in the all-around…was in the beam lineup for all 12 meets…led the team with six all-arounds…best score was 39.100 at UC Davis on March 17 which is tied for seventh in school history…top vault score of 9.775 and top bars score of 9.750 came against UC Davis on March 12…scored 9.825 on beam at UC Davis on Mar. 17…had three-straight 9.875s on floor for her career high…only two of her 10 floor scores were below 9.800.
Prior to Sacramento State: Trained at Pozsar’s Gymnastics in Sacramento…qualified for level 10 regionals twice…in 2005 at the state championships, she was first in the all-around, on beam and bars, was second on vault and third on floor…was seventh on beam and seventh in the all-around in 2003…competed in the Russian Championships in Moscow in 2002…was trained by her mother during her first two years.
Personal: Born June 6, 1987 in Kaliningrad, Russia…moved to the United States in 2002…plans to major in kinesiology…would like to work as a physical therapist…a 2005 graduate of Encina HS in Sacramento…is the oldest of five children…has two brothers and two sisters…parents are Svetlana Iakounitcheva and Vladimir Iakounitchev and Andrey Borisov.