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Nanette Thornock Walker Athlete Profile

Nanette Thornock Walker

Nanette Thornock Walker
Position: All Around Height: 5-3 Roster Years: 1992-1995 Hometown: Elk Grove, CA Last School: Elk Grove High School



All-America

  • 1994 NACGGC-W Second Team All-Around
  • 1994 NACGGC-W Second Team Floor Exercise


Academic All-America

  • 1994 Academic All-American

Personal

  • Daughter of Warren and Sue Thornock
  • Majored in interior design

Before BYU

  • Trained with Gymagic club
  • Led Gymagic club to California State Level 9 Championship in 1990
  • Qualified for 1990 Regionals by finishing third in all-around at California State Championships
  • Region I Beam Champion in 1990


1992 | Freshman Year

  • Broke school vault record of 9.80 with a 9.90 early in the season
  • Repeated that 9.90 on vault and scored 39.00 in all-around at WAC Championships
  • Earned All-WAC all-around and vault honors
  • Scored 9.80 or better in three events
  • Placed sixth on vault and ninth in all-around at NCAA Midwest Regionals

1993 | Sophomore Year

  • Only Cougar to compete in all-around in every meet
  • Held the team's highest all-around score (38.90) for most of the season
  • Tied career-high 9.90 on vault
  • Tied school record of 9.90 on flooor
  • All-WAC all-around for finishing fifth (38.90) at WAC Championships

1994 | Junior Year

  • Competed in all-around in every meet
  • Earned team-best in all-around (38.975) and on vault (9.9)
  • Tied for team-best on floor (9.875)
  • Finished 16th in all-around (38.825) and 13th on floor (9.825) at the NCAA Championships
  • Named to 1994 NACGC-W Second Team All-Around
  • Named to 1994 NACGC-W Second Team Floor Exercise
  • Cougar Club Scholar/Athlete

1995 | Senior Year

  • Leona Holbrook Spirit of Sport Award recipient
  • Academic All-American