- Made history as the first ever three-time Junior National Champion in women’s gymnastics.
- Won the U.S. National Championship event in 1999, 2000 and 2001.
- Considered a U.S. Olympic hopeful for the 2002 Olympic Games in Sydney – her scores at the junior national championship would have ranked third against the seniors – but a newly implemented age rule prohibited the then 15-year-old from participating on the Olympic Team.
- Competed in her first U.S. National Championship in 1998 and earned bronze in the all-around in the junior division.
- Entered Elite competition at age 11 in 1997.
- Competed in France and Australia as well as throughout the U.S.
- Took Bronze in the 2001 Visa American Cup.
- Part of gold-medal winning U.S. Team in the 2002 Pacific Alliance Championships and won individual gold.
- Earned a gymnastics scholarship to Penn State and was the Big Ten champion in the uneven bars and balance beam in 2005 before an injury cut short her college career.