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  Blair Ryland
Blair Ryland

Player Profile

Woodbridge, Va.

High School:
Woodbridge Senior


Capital Gymnastics

2010 Season (Senior): In her final meet, Ryland captured first-team All-America honors for the first time ... scored a collegiate career best 9.925 from her leadoff position on vault at the NCAA team preliminaries to change the momentum when Stanford was in danger of falling out of contention for a Super Six berth ... the score placed her second in the session to earn first-team All-America honors and advance her to the Individual Event finals ... scored 9.7625 in the Individual Event finals to tie for ninth in the nation, Stanford's best vault finish since 2004 ... competed in the leadoff spot on vault in every meet, and started eight times on floor ... a four-year starter on vault, who scored 9.75 or better in the event in her final 37 competitions ... part of senior class that reached the NCAA Super Six an unprecedented three times ... finished as a two-time All-America ... earned the Stanford Athletic Board's Spirit of Stanford Award ... named to the Pac-10 All-Academic second team ... named to the Scholastic All-America team by the National Association of Collegiate Coaches/Women.

2009 Season (Junior): Set the tone for the team as its leadoff performer in the vault, the first event at home meets ... consistently strong in the event, scoring at least 9.75 in ever meet, and at least 9.8 in the final nine competitions ... tied her season best in the vault at the NCAA South Central Regional, scoring 9.85 ... Pac-10 All-Academic team honorable mention ... a part-time starter on the floor, scoring her collegiate high in the event with a 9.875 at Cal.

2008 Season (Sophomore): A consistently high scorer in the vault, scored 9.8 or higher eight times in the event ... scored a season-best 9.9 in the vault at the NCAA South Central Regional, helping the Cardinal to a team score of 49.525, the team's highest in any event all season ... Pac-10 All-Academic team.

2007 Season (Freshman): Earned second-team All-America honors in the vault ... a valuable contributor on vault, floor and bars ... season bests: vault (9.8), bars (9.7) and floor (9.85).

Club/High School: An international elite gymnast for five years ... won the team title at the national training camp and qualified for the 2005 U.S. Classic ... a 2006 graduate of Woodbridge Senior High School in Woodbridge, Va., with a GPA of over 4.0 ... member of the National Honor Society and Beta Club ... trained at Capital Gymnastics in Burke, Va.

Personal: Daughter of Bill and Sally Ryland ... majoring in human biology ... enjoys playing the guitar, listening to music and reading.

Career Statistics Vault Bars Beam Floor All-Around
2007 bests 9.800 9.700 -- 9.850 --
2008 bests 9.900 -- -- -- --
2009 bests 9.850 -- -- 9.875 --
2010 bests 9.925 -- -- 9.875 --
Collegiate bests 9.925 9.700 -- 9.875 --

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