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Alethea Boon Athlete Profile

Alethea Boon

Alethea Boon
Position: All Around Height: 5-3 Roster Years: 2005-2008 Hometown: Auckland Last School: Westlake Girls High School


  • Daughter of Clid Boon and Nunia Sokia
  • Brother 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 and was the captain in 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 floor
  • Career 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