Melissa Schafer
Melissa Schafer
Height: 5-1
Year: Senior
Hometown: Colorado Springs, Colo.
High School: Liberty HS
Experience: BB, FX


JUNIOR (2007): Competed all 11 meets on floor and three meets on beam... ranked second on the team with a 9.564 average on floor, scoring 9.70 or better five times... set a career high with a 9.775 in a dual meet against UC Davis on Feb. 9... honored with a Western Athletic Conference academic excellence award (50 percent meet participation, upperclass status and at least a 3.0 grade point average).

SOPHOMORE (2006): Competed in all 11 meets for the Titans on floor exercise, posting a 9.625 average on the season to lead the team... also competed vault once and beam twice... selected as an individual alternate for the 2006 NCAA Regional Championships on floor exercise... scored 9.70 or better on floor four times, including setting and tying a career high of 9.75 at Sacramento State and again against California.

FRESHMAN (2005): Competed in six regular season meets for the Titans on vault, beam, and floor exercise... set a career-high on vault with a 9.60 three times... set a career-high on beam with a 9.325 against Boise State (Jan. 28)... competed on floor six times, scoring a career-high 9.70 in a four-way meet at UCLA (Jan. 23).


Competed for Stars National Gymnastics Village in Colorado Springs... Level 9 state champ and regional vault champ in 2001... Colorado Gymnast of the Year in 2003... 2003 high school state champ on floor, vault, beam, and all-around.


Born Nov. 2, 1985... parents are Mary and Clint... has three younger brothers (Rob, Chris, and Kyle), and an older sister (Michelle)... gained principal's honor roll and was a member of the National Honor Society in high school... undeclared major at Cal State Fullerton.