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  Stephanie Gentry
Stephanie Gentry

Player Profile

Plano, Tex.

High School:
Alpha Omega Academy


World Olympic Gymnastics Academy

2007 Season (Junior): Competed all season in the vault competition scoring a season-high 9.850 against California and the San Jose State tri-meet. Also competed in the floor and scored a season-high of 9.850 in the meets against Arizona and UCLA.

2006 Season (Sophomore): Made her season debut on Vault against Washington ... Scored 9.400 on Vault against the Huskies ... Named to the All Pac-10 Academic team.

2005 Season (Freshman): Emerged as one of Stanford's top performers on vault, and a solid competitor on beam and floor during her freshman campaign ... Did not compete at the West Regional in Seattle (4/9) ... Scored a 9.350 on beam at the Pac-10 Championship (3/26) before suffering a toe injury during her floor routine ... Did not compete in the remainder of the meet ... Tied for first place with teammate Natalie Foley on vault at the San Jose State tri-meet (3/19) with a 9.800 ... Tied a personal season-high with a 9.800 score on beam at SJSU ... Competed on vault, beam, and bars against Alabama (3/6) ... Scored a 9.850 on vault for the second straight week, tying a personal season-high ... Set her personal season-high with a 9.850 on vault at the Utah Quad (3/4) ... Also received a 9.825 in the floor exercise at Utah ... Placed first on the balance beam with a score of 9.800 against Arizona State (2/25) ... Also tied for third on vault with a 9.775, and tied for third in the floor exercise with a 9.800 against the Sun Devils ... Participated on vault, beam, and floor against UCLA (2/18) ... Was one of three Cardinal gymnasts to tie for fourth in the floor exercise against the Bruins, scoring a 9.825 ... Competed on vault, beam, and floor at Arizona (2/11) ... Was the top Stanford finisher on floor against the Wildcats, scoring a 9.775 to tie for fourth ... Scored a 9.775 in the floor exercise at Central Michigan (2/4) .... Also competed on vault and beam against the Chippewas ... Took first with a 9.850 in the floor exercise against Oregon State (1/28) ... Tied for third on the beam with a 9.700 against the Beavers ... Competed on vault, beam, and floor exercise against Washington (1/21).

Club/High School: Two-time National Championmships competitor ... A member of the National Team from 2000-2001 ... Competed internationally in France, Ukraine, and Russia ... Finished fourth in the all-around at the 2004 National Podium Meet ... Placed 23rd at the 2003 National Championships ... Sixth in the all-around at the 2002 Golden Lilia Cup in Donetsk, Ukraine ... Placed eighth in the all-around at the 2002 Voronin Cup in Moscow, Russia ... Finished 10th in the all-around at the 2000 National Championships ... Member of the first place team at the 2000 Friendship Cup in Saint Etienne, France ... Competed for the World Gymnastics Academy ... Coached by Evgeny Marchenko and Natasha Boyarska ... Attended high school at Spring Creek Academy and Alpha Omega Academy online.

Personal: Born in Houston, TX ... Daughter of Tim and Tammie Gentry ... The oldest of three siblings, younger brother Tim is now a freshman on the Men's Gymnastics team... Lists competing in the 2002 Voronin Cup in Moscow as her most exciting experience in sports ... Hobbies include swimming, skiing, watching movies, and shopping ... International relations major with a minor in Russian language.

Getting To Know Stephanie Gentry
Stanford Gymnastics Will Be Fun to Watch This Year Because: We want it so bad.
My Greatest Athletic Moment Was: being named to the National Team in 2000 and receiving a full scholarship to Stanford
The Athlete I Admire Most: Dirk Nowitzki
The Current or Former Stanford Athlete I Most Enjoy Watching Perform: All Stanford athletes rock.
Since Coming to Stanford, I Have Learned: You gotta have time management and organizational skills.
Best Book I Have Ever Read: The Bible
My Favorite Class: Russian
Favorite Food: ice cream
Least Favorite Food: vegetables
If I Had To Cook All of My Meals, I'd Probably Survive On: pop-tarts
My Favorite Movie: The Notebook
My Favorite TV Show: Grey's Anatomy
My Favorite Musical Group: The Fray, Snow Patrol, Mat Kearney
Favorite Actor: Patrick Dempsey
Favorite Actress: Rachel McAdams, Reese Witherspoon
The Best Advice I ever Received Was: Pray like it all depends on God, work like it all depends on you.
My Ultimate SportsCenter Highlight Would Be: SWG winning NCAA's.
The Person or People Who Have Had the Greatest Influence in My Career: mom, dad, coaches, teammates
If I Could Invite Three People to Dinner in History, They Would Be: The Apostle Peter, Sam Houston, Squanto
My Advice to Youngsters: have fun, and the rest will come!
I'd like to Switch Places for A Day with: Harry Potter
If I Could Bring Anything from My Hometown to Stanford It would be: the mall, my dogs, Tex-Mex
One Wish I Would Make for The 21st Century: world peace

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