Natalie Eyre Pickard Athlete Profile

Natalie Eyre Pickard

Positions: Vault, Beam, Bars Height: 5-5 Roster Years: 2009-2012 Hometown: Provo, UT Last School: Timpview High School



Academic All-America

  • Academic All-American

Personal

  • Daughter of Steven and Pixie Eyre
  • Has two brothers and two sisters
  • Has had three surgeries
  • Favorite event is beam
  • Hobbies are wakeboarding, waterskiing, wakesurfing, making movies and hanging out with friends
  • Favorite food is salmon and rice pilaf

Before BYU

  • Club Level 10 2008
  • Level 10 All-Around State Champion
  • Regional Qualifier for Levels eight, nine and 10
  • Third place on floor and ninth place in all-around at the 2008 Level 10 regional meet
  • Trained at High Point and then All American Gymnastics.

Stats

Career Highs:

Vault: 9.925 at Arizona 3/11/11
Beam: 9.875 at Utah 2/26/10
Bars: 9.875 at Utah 3/18/11


2009 | Freshman Year

  • Competed in four meets for the Cougars before missing the rest of the season due to injury
  • Began the year at the Cancun Classic, leading the Cougars with a career-best 9.825 on the beam
  • Posted a 9.500 on vault and a 9.450 on beam against Oregon State
  • Scored a 9.625 on vault and a 9.575 on beam against San Jose State and UC Davis
  • Established a new career high on the vault at 9.850 and added a 9.150 on the beam at the Utah quad meet in what would be her final competition of the year

2010 | Sophomore Year

  • Competed in every meet for the Cougars on vault, bars and beam
  • Scored a career-high 9.900 on vault to lead BYU against Boise State
  • Also scored a career-high 9.875 on bars to lead the Cougars at Utah
  • Led the team on vault three times and on bars twice
  • In the final regional rankings of the season she ranked ninth in the region on vault with a regional qualifying score of 9.825

2011 | Junior Year

  • Team captain
  • Finished the season ranked 9th on vault, 16th on uneven bars and 18th on balance beam in the North Central region
  • Set a new career-high on vault with a score of 9.925 in a tri-meet against Arizona, NH and TWU
  • Competed on bars and beam in every meet 
  • Competed on vault in every meet but one

2012 | Senior Year

  • Team captain
  • Competed in every meet for the Cougars
  • Qualified individually for the NCAA Regional Championships in Salt Lake City on vault and beam
  • Tied career-high bars score of 9.875 three times during the season
  • Tied career-high beam score of 9.875 twice during the season
  • Academic All-American