|| Aimee Precourt
2007 Season (Junior): Competed all season on the beam and once on the floor excercise....Earned a season-high 9.825 on the Beam in the late season meet against UCLA...Participated in the floor exercise against Cal and earned a 9.675...Honored for the third consecutive season for her excellent work in the classroom by being named an Academic All-American by the National Gymnastics Coaches (NACGC)...Was named the 2007 Cardinal Gymnast of the Year....Earned the 2007 Academic Achievement Award for the second consecutive season...At the 2007 NCAA Regionals, performed a 9.800 on the Beam
2006 Season (Sophomore): Provided valuable depth on Beam and Floor Exercise ... Attained a season-best 9.750 (twice) on Floor Exercise in the season opener at the Cancun Classic, and later in the year against Washington ... Scored a season-best 9.700 on Beam at California ... Honored for the second straight season for her excellent work in the classroom by being named an Academic All-American by the National Association of Collegiate Gymnastics Coaches (NACGC) ... Also named to the All Pac-10 Academic team.
2005 Season (Freshman): Saw increased action as the season progressed, competing in the all-around for the first time at the West Regional in Seattle (4/9) ... Set a personal season-high on bars with a 9.525 and on beam with a 9.750 ... Was outstanding at the Pac-10 Championship (3/26), setting a personal season-high on vault with a 9.675 and matching personal season-highs on beam (9.725) and floor (9.800) ... Tied with teammate Lauren Elmore for 12th in the floor exercise at the Pac-10 Championship ... Competed on vault for the first time in her collegiate career at the San Jose State tri-meet (3/19), scoring a 9.625 ... Also competed on beam and floor at SJSU ... Registered a personal season-high 9.800 score on floor against Alabama (3/6) ... Saw action on beam and the floor exercise for the second straight meet at the Utah Quad (3/4) ... Competed on beam for the first time in her career against Arizona State (2/25), tying for third with a score of 9.725 ... Tied a personal season-high with a 9.700 on floor against the Sun Devils ... Saw action on floor at Arizona (2/11), posting a 9.575 mark ... Competed in the floor exercise at Central Michigan (2/4), receiving a 9.700 score ... Made her collegiate debut, competing on bars against Washington (1/21).
Club/High School: Two-time Junior Olympic Nationals competitor ... 2004 Level-10 Texas State all-around champion and co-champion on uneven bars ... Finished second in the all-around at the Region 3 championships in both 2003 and 2004 ... Competed for Champion Gymnastics Academy ... Placed 13th in the all-around at the 2003 Nationals and 17th at the 2004 Nationals ... Finished fourth on the floor exercise at the 2004 Nationals ... A graduate of Deer Park High School.
Personal: Born on Edwards Air Force Base, CA ... Daughter of Charles and Lynne Precourt ... Is the youngest of three sisters ... Hobbies include church activities, reading, and spending time with family and friends ... Father played ice hockey at the Air Force Academy ... Lists qualifying for Nationals for the first time as her most exciting experience in sports ... Considering a major in Human Biology and contemplating a career as an orthopedic surgeon following college.
Getting To Know Aimee Precourt
Stanford Gymnastics Will Be Fun To Watch This Year Because: We have a lot of unique gymnastics ability with five new freshman, not to mention some awesome new floor choreography! Most importantly, we'll be fun to watch because we'll be having fun ourselves and our love for the sport will show in our work.
My Greatest Athletic Moment Was: being recruited by and deciding to come to Stanford
The Current Or Former Stanford Athlete I Most Enjoy Watching Perform: Tabitha Yim
Best Book I Have Ever Read: The Bible
My Favorite Class: I have enjoyed so many, but if I had to choose it would have to be either Humbio or PWR1 (because my professor was awesome!)
If I Had To Cook All Of My Meals, I'd Probably Survive On: grilled chicken and vegetables
My Favorite Movie: way too many to choose...if I'm in the mood for a comedy, either Tommy Boy or Napoleon Dynamite. Otherwise, Radio, Remember the Titans, or Life as a House
My Favorite TV Show: Friends and The Amazing Race
Favorite Actor: Denzel Washington
Favorite Actress: Julia Roberts
My Ultimate SportsCenter Highlight Would Be: two and a half twist, front pike on floor or beam flight
The Person Or People Who Have Had The Greatest Influence In My Career: My mom and dad. There's no way I would have ever been blessed with the opportunity to compete for Stanford (my long time dream) if it hadn't been for their love, support, and guidance.
If I Could Invite Three People To Dinner In History, They Would Be: Colin Powell, Jesus, and Mother Theresa
The Best Advice I Ever Received: Don't quit while you're down because then you'll always be left wondering, what if. Stick it out, get back on top, and then decide. That way, you're making the decision, not giving in.
My Advice To Youngsters: Believe in yourself and your dreams. Never stop listening to your heart, love those around you, and always get at least one good laugh in a day!
If I Had One CD TO Listen To It Would Be: Casting Crowns
If I Could Bring Anything From My Hometown To Stanford It Would Be: my church and my best friend
One Wish I Would Make For The 21st Century: Eventually, I hope to have a family and career I love. Most of all, I want to live a life of love and in a way that reflects the belief that I am a part of something bigger than myself and not of myself.