Kari Lords Athlete Profile

Kari Lords

Kari Lords
Position: All Around Height: 4-11 Roster Years: 2001-2004 Hometown: Las Vegas, NV



All-America

  • 2004 NACGGC-W Second Team Floor Exercise

Personal

Parents are David and Jane...married to Drew Lords...has one sister and two brothers...sports hero is Dominique Dawes...loves to go rock climbing...loves playing chess and watching movies...got started in gymnastics by doing cartwheels over the couches at home.

At BYU

2001 (freshman)...competed in every meet this season, and usually in three events as just a freshman...scored above a 9.900 on the floor four different times this season...holds the team's season high on the beam with a 9.925 against Utah State. 2002 (sophomore)...competed in all-around the final nine meets of the season...tied two school records during the season, a 9.975 on floor against Southern Utah and a 9.975 on beam in the final regular season meet at Utah...scored a career-high 39.475 in the all-around against Southern Utah...scored career highs in every event except for the vault. 2003 (junior)...set a new school record on the beam when she received a perfect 10.0 on the beam...consistent competitor on the bars.

Before BYU

Graduated from Bonanza High School in Las Vegas...coached by Cassie Rice at Gym Cats Gymnastics...National Champion at Level 9...Regional Champion at Level 10...trained with Olympian Tasha Schwilkert.

Summary

Coach's Comments: "She's got it under control. You just expect her to do well when she's on the floor."

Stats

Year       Vault      Bars      Beam      Floor      All-Around
2001       9.750       --       9.925     9.925         --
2002       9.700      9.925     9.975     9.975*      39.475
2003	       --	       9.900	    10.000*   9.900	        --
* BYU record


2001 | Freshman Year

Competed in every meet this season, and usually in three events as just a freshman...scored above a 9.900 on the floor four different times this season...holds the team's season high on the beam with a 9.925 against Utah State.

2002 | Sophomore Year

Competed in all-around the final nine meets of the season...tied two school records during the season, a 9.975 on floor against Southern Utah and a 9.975 on beam in the final regular season meet at Utah...scored a career-high 39.475 in the all-around against Southern Utah...scored career highs in every event except for the vault.

2003 | Junior Year

Set a new school record on the beam when she received a perfect 10.0 on the beam...consistent competitor on the bars.