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  Carly Janiga
Carly Janiga

Player Profile

Paradise Valley, Ariz.

High School:


Desert Devils Gymnastics

2010 Season (Senior): Won the NCAA uneven bars title (9.9375) to become the first Stanford individual champion since 1998 and the second overall ... also was the balance beam runner-up (9.8875), tying for Stanford's highest individual finish in that event ... was third in the all-around (39.650) for Stanford's best finish in that event ... captured three first-team All-America honors to finish with a total of seven ... finished with a total of nine All-America honors, tying for third all-time at Stanford ... NCAA postgraduate scholarship recipient ... Pac-10 Scholar-Athlete of the Year for women's gymnastics ... Honda Award finalist ... AAI Award finalist as the top senior female gymnast ... Pac-10 Tom Hansen Conference Medal winner ... Pac-10 floor exercise champion ... four-time individual champion ... part of Stanford class of 2010 that reached the NCAA Super Six an unprecedented three times ... Pac-10 All-Academic team ... All-Pac-10 first-team selection for all-around ... Stanford Athletic Board's Donald Kennedy Award winner ... Team Academic Award winner ... team Most Valuable Player ... two-year team captain ... three-time 2010 Pac-10 Gymnast of the Week ... two-time 2010 Stanford Muscle Milk Athlete of the Week ... had team's highest season scores on every event ... had 21 first-place finishes ... competed in every event in every team competition ... named to the Scholastic All-America team by the National Association of Collegiate Coaches/Women.

2009 Season (Junior): NCAA runner-up on the uneven bars for Stanford's highest NCAA finish since 2001 ... scored 9.9125 to finish behind the 9.95 of Georgia's 2004 Olympic bars bronze medalist Courtney Kupets ... also was a second-team All-America in the all-around ... has six All-America honors (four first team), the sixth-highest total in school history ... won the NCAA South Central Regional title in Fayetteville, Ark., with a 39.425 (4/4) ... won three events at the Pac-10 Championships at Stanford's Maples Pavilion (3/21) ... captured the all-around by tying her collegiate high of 39.575, becoming the fifth Stanford gymnast to win a conference all-around title ... repeated as Pac-10 beam champion with a 9.95, tying her collegiate high ... tied teammate Nicole Ourada, and three others, for the Pac-10 bars title (9.9) ... named to the All-Pac-10 first team, and earning conference All-Academic honors for the third consecutive season ... had 19 first-place finishes, and had multiple firsts in six meets ... had two 9.95s on the beam, Stanford's highest scores of the year ... team captain ... Academic Award winner and named MVP at team banquet ... named Conference Female Athlete of the Year at Stanford Athletic Board awards.

2008 Season (Sophomore): Enters 2009 season as a tri-captain, with Heather Purnell and Kelly Fee ... earned second-team All-America honors on floor in 2008, making her a four-time All-American ... won her first Pac-10 individual championship, scoring 9.95 on the beam to tie Oregon State's Jami Lanz for the title ... scored 9.9 on the beam at the Super Six ... season bests: vault (9.85), bars (9.9), beam (9.95), floor (9.875), and all-around (39.375) ... named to her second Academic All-America team. 2007 Season (Freshman): Three-time first-team All-American, in all-around, vault and floor exercise ... Placed fourth in the NCAA all-around, eighth on floor and 15th on vault ... Pac-10 Freshman of the Year ... Cardinal team MVP ... competed all season in all four events ... season bests: vault (9.925), bars (9.95), beam (9.9), floor (9.925).

Club/High School: Placed ninth in all-around, sixth on vault, seventh on beam, and eighth on floor at the 2004 Olympic trials ... one of 10 invited to the 2004 Olympic selection camp ... earned golds in two international meets while representing the U.S. in 2004 ... won the 2006 Junior Olympic bar and all-around titles ... trained at Desert Devils Gymnastics in Mesa, Ariz., under Geoff Eaton, Shelly Eaton and Kristin Fanning ... A 2006 graduate of Saguaro High School in Scottsdale, Ariz. ... member of National Honor Society ... participated in the Tour of Gymnastics Superstars on Sept. 21, 2008, at San Jose's HP Pavilion, alongside Olympic gold medalists Nastia Liukin and Shawn Johnson.

Personal: Parents are Bill and Ellen Janiga ... majoring in psychology.

Career Statistics Vault Bars Beam Floor All-Around
2007 bests 9.925 9.950 9.900 9.925 39.575
2008 bests 9.850 9.900 9.950 9.875 39.375
2009 bests 9.900 9.925 9.950 9.925 39.575
2010 bests 9.900 9.950 9.950 9.950 39.650
Collegiate bests 9.950 9.950 9.950 9.950 39.575

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