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Cristen Cosgrave Athlete Profile

Cristen Cosgrave

Cristen Cosgrave
Position: All Around Height: 5-7 Roster Years: 1993-1996 Hometown: Highland, UT Last School: American Fork High School

Academic All-America

  • 1993 Academic All-American
  • 1994 Academic All-American
  • 1995 Academic All-American
  • 1996 Academic All-American


  • Parents are Michael and Cynthia Cosgrave
  • Has five sisters and two brothers
  • Younger sisters Marisa and Candace later competed for BYU women's gymnastics
  • Brother, Michael, competed on the track team at Utah State
  • Majored in elementary education

Before BYU

  • Competed for All-American Gymnastics club
  • Won the 1992 USGF Level 10 all-around and floor titles at the Pacific Northwest Open Invitational
  • Placed fourth on beam at the 1989 USAIGC nationals
  • National Honor Society member at American Fork High School
  • Graduated magna cum laude

1993 | Freshman Year

  • Scored consistently high on vault, beam and floor despite nursing a sore ankle all season
  • Posted season highs of 9.75 on both vault and beam
  • Recorded a season-high 9.80 on floor
  • Named NACGC-W All-American Scholar Athlete

1994 | Sophomore Year

  • Recorded a career-high 9.825 on beam
  • Posted a career-high 9.850 on floor
  • Won all-around title against Utah with a 38.825
  • Named NACGC-W All-American Scholar Athlete
  • Cougar Club Scholar/Athlete

1995 | Junior Year

  • Named NACGC-W All-American Scholar Athlete

1996 | Senior Year

  • Posted a career-high 9.875 on floor twice against UCLA and at NCAA Regionals
  • Recorded a 9.850 on beam against SUU
  • Named NACGC-W All-American Scholar Athlete
  • Leona Holbrook Spirit of Sport Award recipient