Alethea Boon Athlete Profile

Alethea Boon

Alethea Boon
Position: All Around Height: 5-3 Roster Years: 2005-2008 Hometown: Auckland


Daughter of Clid Boon and Nunia Clid Jr. and Aja...cousin Michael Weingarten played baseball for BYU...carried the torch for the 2000 Sydney Olympic games...won the 2003 Peter Snell Institute and Prime Ministers scholarships...favorite events are vault, beam, and floor...enjoys reading, movies, music and traveling.

Before BYU

Elite gymnast...2004 Senior Pacific Alliance, Hawaii, New Zealand top scorer...5th on vault...on 2000 Olympic reserve team...competed in two World Championships is Tianjin, China and Anaheim, Calif....competed in the Commonwealth Games in 1998 and 2002...was captain of 2002 games.


Career Highs:
Vault: 9.950 vs TWU 2/10/07
Bars: 9.875 vs SUU 3/23/07
Floor: 9.875 vs USU 1/22/07
Beam: 9.875 vs USU 1/22/07
All-Around: 39.300 vs SEMO 2/27/08

2005 | Freshman Year

Competed in all meets on vault and nine meets on high 9.900 on vault and 9.850 on floor.

2006 | Sophomore Year

Competed in every meet on vault and all but one meet on beam and floor...posted the team's third highest vault score of the season on three different occasions...led the team on beam at Utah State on Jan. 20 with a 9.825 and against Boise State on March 11 with a 9.850...tied career high on floor against Southern Utah on March 15...recorded season-high 9.825 on vault at Regionals on April 08.

2007 | Junior Year

Regular three-event competitor... competed in every meet on beam and all but one meet on vault...competed in all but four meets on floor...competed in the all-around twice...won the individual all-around title in a triangular meet against Denver and California...notched a career-best 9.950 on vault against Texas Woman's to tie the seventh-highest vault score in school history...recored at least a 9.900 on vault three times and 9.700 every meet she competed...scored a career-high 9.875 on bars in a tri meet against Arizona and SUU...tied career-best 9.875 on beam against USU...recorded career-best 39.225 in the all-around in a tri meet against Oregon State and USU...tied for 11th place on vault at Regionals.

2008 | Senior Year

Claimed five individual event titles and three all-around titles throughout the season...topped the Cougar squad on vault seven times, landing a season-best 9.900 twice on the apparatus...led the team twice on beam and twice on floor...competed on bars in every meet but, one recording a season-high 9.775 three times on the event...saw competition on beam in every meet with a year-best mark of 9.850 against Utah State...tumbled her way to a career-high 9.875 posting on floor in a triangular meet on Feb. 15...competed in the all-around seven times...recorded a career-best 39.300 in the all-around against Southeast Missouri State on Feb. 27...placed ninth in the all-around (38.950) and fifth in vault (9.850) at Regionals.