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Dayna Smart Allen Athlete Profile

Dayna Smart Allen

Dayna Smart Allen
Position: All Around Height: 5-6 Roster Years: 2004-2008 Hometown: Sandy, UT Last School: Brighton High School

Personal

  • Parents are Eric and Patti Smart
  • Has two brothers and a sister
  • Born in Virginia where her dad was doing his residency
  • Likes dancing, waterskiing, traveling, and being with family
  • Was a cheerleader her sophomore year in high school
  • Received bachelor's degree in fitness and wellness
  • Studied exercise science health promotion in graduate school

Before BYU

  • Graduated from Brighton High School and lettered in academics her junior and senior year
  • Trained at Olympus Gymnastics
  • Competed as a level 10 gymnast
  • 1999 and 2002 level 10 State Champion
  • Finished sixth place in the all-around at Junior Olympic Nationals in 2002
  • Four-time Region 1 Junior Olympic National team selection
  • Competed with the regional team that took first at the Junior Olympic Nationals in 2000 and 2002
  • Competed in Russia in summer of 2003 as part of the Moscow-Utah Youth Games

Stats

Career Highs:

Vault: 9.900 TWU, USU 2/10/07, 3/10/08
Bars: 9.825 SUU 2/26/07
Beam: 9.950 Utah 3/26/05
Floor: 9.975 Arizona 3/23/07
All-Around: 39.500 SUU 2/26/07


2004 | Redshirt Year

  • Redshirted because of fractured tibia prior to 2004 season

2005 | Freshman Year

  • Competed in every meet on vault and beam and occasionally on floor
  • Recorded season highs of 9.875 on vault and 9.800 on floor
  • Tied eighth best mark in school history on beam with 9.950
  • Tied for first place on beam at regionals

2006 | Sophomore Year

  • Competed in three events in all but two meets
  • Led the team on vault in 11 meets
  • Posted team-high and career-high 9.875 on vault against Utah on (2/24) and Texas Woman's on (3/18)
  • Topped the 9.800 mark on vault and beam eight times
  • Posted team-best 9.900 on beam against Utah (2/24)
  • Topped 9.700 on floor 10 times
  • Recorded career-best 9.850 on floor against SUU on (3/15)
  • Tied for fourth place on vault at regionals with a 9.850

2007 | Junior Year

  • Competed in every meet on vault, beam and floor
  • Competed in the all-around in six meets and won five all-around titles
  • Won a total of 23 individual titles on the season, including four on vault, two on bars, eight on beam, four on floor and five in the all-around
  • Recorded career highs on every event with marks of 9.900 on vault three times, 9.825 on bars against SUU, 9.950 on beam against SUU, 9.975 on floor in a tri meet against Arizona and SUU and 39.500 in the all-around against SUU
  • Tied the eighth-best beam score in school history with her 9.950 mark
  • Tied the second-highest floor mark in school history with her 9.975 score
  • Led the team on bars five times and tied for the team lead two other times
  • Led the team on floor five times
  • Led the team on beam in every meet but one
  • Topped the 9.800 mark on beam in every meet but two

2008 | Senior Year

  • Competed in eight meets on floor and in every meet on vault and beam except one due to injury
  • Claimed seven individual event titles including two on vault, three on beam and two on floor
  • Competed in the all-around once for the Cougars, posting a 38.350
  • Recorded a career-best 9.900 on vault against Utah State on (3/10)
  • Scored season highs on beam and floor with a score of 9.875 on each
  • Led the Cougar squad nine times on beam and seven times on vault throughout the season
  • Tied for 10th place on beam (9.825) and 14th place on vault (9.750) at Regionals
  • Competed on floor at Regionals
  • Exhibitioned on the uneven bars numerous times