As a Freshman in 2001: Strong contributor for Stanford in her first year on The Farm … Set a new career-high at the NCAA Regionals as she tied for first place on vault with a 9.925 … Finished in 11th place in the All-Around with a 38.225 to propel the team to the National Championships … Posted her highest All-Around total at the Pac-10 Championships (39.550), good for fourth place at the meet and sixth in the Cardinal record books … Turned in a solid performance at Pac-10 Championships, notching season high scores of 9.925 (bars) and 9.875 (beam) … Set a new career high on the floor exercise at 9.925 against Oregon State and matched it three meets later at Pac-10 Championships.
Club/High School: Member of the U.S. National Team from 1995-2000 … Has competed in international meets in Italy, Romania and Mexico … Placed fourth in the All-Around at the 1999 Copa Internacional IMSS in Mexico … Took sixth in the All-Around at the 1999 World Team Trials … Had five top 10 finishes at the 1999 U.S. Gymnastics Championships: All-Around (eighth), vault (eighth), bars (seventh), beam (seventh) and floor (sixth) … Third in the All-Around at the 1999 U.S. Classic … At the 1996 Coca-Cola National Championships, placed second on bars (junior division) … At the 1996 Romanian International Tournament, placed sixth in the All-Around, fifth on floor, sixth on vault, sixth on bars and seventh on beam … Bars champion at the 1995 Coca-Cola National Championships (junior division) … Won the All-Around competition in the junior division at the 1995 U.S. Classic … Graduated from Magruder High School with a 4.0 GPA … Member of the National Honor Society … Club teammate and high school classmate of fellow Stanford sophomore Lindsay Wing.
Personal: Born December 9, 1981 … Daughter of Lynee and Mark Phelps … Father played football at Carthage College (Wis.).
Phelps Year-by-Year High Marks
Favorite Movie: The Princess Bride
Favorite Book: A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
Favorite Music Artists: Matchbox 20, 2-Gether
Favorite Non-Gymnastics Activity: Skydiving, reading, hanging out with friends and all outdoor activities
Favorite Class: Intro to Psychology
Favorite Event: All events
The Best Thing About Stanford Is: The wonderful support system that is unavailable to everyone.
One Word that Describes You: Cheerful