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Hope                               Sloanhoffer
Hope
Sloanhoffer
Class: Sr.
Hometown: Cornwall, N.Y.
Height: 5-4
Sport: Gymnastics
Position: AA

Biography

Continues to lead the team with consistency and in-meet focus … potential to graduate as one of the program’s all-time gymnasts … should rank nationally in the all-around on a weekly basis in 2014 … coaches believe she is successful because of her hard work and that she does not have a weak event … two-time team MVP … fine-tuned all of her routines to maximize score potential … hitting her best gymnastics in college … naturally graceful and powerful … incredibly cool and confident gymnast … teammates aim to emulate her work ethic … 2012 EAGL Gymnast of the Year … tirelessly strives for success in the gym and in the classroom … enjoys representing the Mountaineers out of the gym.

At West Virginia in 2013
• Earned Joseph Medrick Award honoree as team’s top all-around gymnast
• First WVU Big 12 Conference Gymnast of the Week (March 5)

• NACGC/W Scholastic All-America

• Academic All-Big 12 Gymnastics Team
• Competed as an all-arounder in all 12 meets and scored a team-best 468.15 points, the 38th-best season-point total in program history
• Ranks No. 4 in program history with 18 career 39.0+ scores
• Season-best beam mark of 9.875 was team’s top score on event
• Scored 9.8 or better on vault in all but two meets
• Finished second with a score of 38.475 in season opener at Pitt (1/11); night included a 9.825, first-place showing on vault
• Earned her first 39.0+ mark of the season and finished second at NC State (1/25) with 39.0 points
• Tied for third on floor vs. Oklahoma (2/1) with a career-best 9.9 mark; also set season-high in all-around with a 39.3 score
• Tallied a season-best 9.875 on bars against Iowa State (2/10) and tied for first
• Scored 9.8 on bars at Maryland (2/17) and tied for third place
• Finished third overall (39.1) and on bars (9.825) against Michigan (2/24); also hit for a season-best 9.85 on vault
• Earned her first all-around victory of the season with a 39.225 showing vs. Denver (3/3); also finished second on beam (9.875)
• Named Big 12 Gymnast of the Week following her performance against Denver
• Won beam at George Washington (3/10) with a 9.85 score; also finished second on vault (9.8) and third in the all-around (39.075)
• Scored 39.25 against Maryland (3/15) and finished first overall; also tied for the beam win with a season-best 9.875 and finished third on floor (9.875)
• Ranked No. 42 nationally, No. 8 in the Southeast region and No. 6 in the Big 12 in the all-around with a 39.16 RQS
• Ranked No. 13 in the region, No. 8 in the Big 12, on beam with a 9.83 RQS
• Ranked No. 23 in the region, No. 10 in the Big 12, on vault with a 9.81 RQS
• Ranked No. 24 in the region on bars with a 9.78 RQS
• Paced team on bars with a 9.742 season average
• Owned season averages of 9.804 (vault), 9.763 (floor), 9.704 (beam) and 39.013 (all-around); also had a 9.805 RQS on floor

At West Virginia in 2012
• EAGL Gymnast of the Year
• All-EAGL First Team Vault, Bars, Beam and All-Around
• Earned second straight Linda Burdette-Good Award as team’s Most Valuable Gymnast
• Joseph Medrick Award honoree as team’s top all-around gymnast
• NACGC/W Scholastic All-America
• EAGL All-Academic Team
• Led league with three EAGL Gymnast of the Week honors
• CollegeSports360.com women’s gymnastics Primetime Performers Weekly Honor Roll (Feb. 16)
• Competed as an all-arounder in all 13 meets and earned a team-best 508.5 points, the 14th-best season-point total in program history
• EAGL’s No. 1-ranked all-around gymnast every week of the season
• Earned 10 scores of 39.0 or better
• Scored 9.8 or better 26 times
• Set or matched four career bests, including the all-around
• Reached the podium a team-best 31 times
• Earned six all-around victories
• All but two of her 52 routines counted toward the team’s score
• Opened the season strong with a second-place 39.3 all-around showing against Penn State and Maryland (1/8); also finished second on vault (9.875) and floor (9,85)
• Tied for vault win against Rutgers (1/15) with 9.875 mark; also won beam (9.775) and floor (9.8)
• Won the all-around at Bowling Green (1/21) with 39.075 score; also won vault (9.825)
• Finished first against George Washington and Towson (1/29) with a 39.2 score; included a win on vault (9.875) and a second-place finish on bars (9.8)
• Placed second at Michigan (2/3) with a 39.125 total; also won beam with a 9.825
• Scored 39.175 and finished first against Ohio State, Auburn and Ball State (2/12); also tied for beam win with a 9.85
• Took all-around win at Maryland quad-meet (2/18) with 39.15 score; also finished first on beam (9.875) and second on bars (9.85)
• Scored 39.175 and finished first at New Hampshire (2/25); also paced team and finished second on beam (9.85)
• Matched season-best vault score of 9.9 at Denver quad (3/3) and finished second
• Tied for beam win against Arkansas (3/10) with a career-high 9.95 score, becoming first Mountaineer to earn the mark since 2004
• Stellar at the EAGL Championship (3/24), winning three individual titles, including the all-around crown with a career-best 39.5 score, the 13th-best mark in program history; also finished first on vault and uneven bars with season-best marks of 9.9, and second on floor with a career-high 9.9
• Just missed individually qualifying for the 2012 NCAA Championships with a sixth place all-around showing at the Auburn Regional (4/7), scoring 39.325 points; also tied for third place on beam with a 9.85 score
• Ranked No. 33 nationally, No. 6 in the southeast region and No. 1 in the EAGL in the all-around with a 39.2 RQS
• Ranked No. 47 nationally, No. 10 regionally and No. 4 in the league on vault with a 9.87 RQS
• Ranked No. 48 nationally, No. 10 regionally and No. 4 in league on beam with a 9.84 RQS
• Ranked No. 18 regionally and No. 9 in the league on bars with a 9.815 RQS
• Paced team on vault and beam with season averages of 9.823 and 9.802, respectively
• Bars season average of 9.762 ranked second on team
• All-around season average of 39.115
• Floor season average of 9.729

At West Virginia in 2011
• An outstanding three-event specialist who had an immediate impact on the team’s success and produced one of the best freshman seasons in Mountaineer history
• Inaugural Linda Burdette-Good Award honoree as the team’s Most Valuable Gymnast
• All-EAGL First Team Vault, Beam and Floor
• NACGC/W Scholastic All-America
• EAGL All-Academic Team
• EAGL Team MVP
• Nine-time EAGL weekly award honoree, including a league-best six EAGL Rookie of the Week honors and three specialist of the week recognitions
• Competed in all 13 meets, one as an all-arounder, and earned 392.325 points, the third-best season total
• Did not fall all season
• Scored 9.8 or better in 30 of 40 routines
• Tallied two scores of 9.925 or better on vault
• Earned a team-best three scores of 9.9 or better
• Scored 9.8 or better on floor in all but one meet
• Paced the team on beam nine times, and on vault and floor seven times each
• Stellar in Mountaineer debut, scoring 9.925 on vault, her first collegiate routine, against No. 13 Missouri at the Cancun Classic (1/7); also finished first on floor (9.85) and second on beam (9.825)
• Finished second on vault at No. 5 Georgia (1/17) with a 9.8 score
• Placed first on floor (9.825) and beam (9.85) at No. 10 NC State (1/21)
• Finished first on vault (9.8) and beam (9.8) and second on floor with a career-best 9.875 score against Pitt and Rutgers (1/29)
• Won vault at Penn State quad (2/6) with career-best 9.95 score
• Tied for first place on beam at No. 15 Ohio State (2/12) with 9.875 score
• Placed third on floor and fourth on beam in home quad-meet (2/20) with team-best matching scores of 9.85
• Strong showing in victory over reigning EAGL champion North Carolina (2/26), scoring 9.875 on vault, beam and floor and winning each event; floor mark matched career best
• Finished first on vault at Arkansas (3/4) with a 9.85 score; also placed third on floor with a team-best 9.8
• Tallied 9.8 on beam against Penn State (3/12) and finished third
• Outstanding at first EAGL Championship (3/19), placing second on beam and vault with 9.9 and 9.875 scores, respectively; set career high on beam
• Made career all-around debut at NCAA Southeast Regional Championships (4/2) and finished 10th overall with 38.875 mark
• Vault RQS of 9.865 ranked No. 37 nationally, No. 6 in the Southeast region and No. 1 in the EAGL
• Beam RQS of 9.865 ranked No. 17 nationally, No. 4 regionally and No. 1 in the EAGL
• Floor RQS of 9.855 ranked No. 48 in the nation, No. 8 in the region and No. 4 in the EAGL
• Season-average marks on vault (9.823), beam (9.794) and floor (9.823) were tops on team

Club Gymnastics
• Finished seventh out of 56 competitors in all-around at the 2010 level 10 national championships; also placed seventh on vault and floor
• Five-year team captain (2005-10) at Gymnastics Revolution in Connecticut under Brian Bakalar and Dawn Arigo
• Swept all events, including the all-around, at the 2010 level 10 regional and state championships
• Three-time national qualifier
• Won 2010 Connecticut state and regional championships
• Finished eighth at the 2009 regional championship with a floor title and a third-place finish on vault
• Won the 2009 state vault, floor, beam and all-around titles; also finished second on bars
• Won vault and finished eighth in all-around at 2009 National Invitational Tournament

Personal
• Daughter of Cordell Hoffer and Nancy Sloan
• Has two brothers and one sister
• Birthday is July 8
• Attended Cornwall Central High
• Majoring in exercise physiology
• Dean’s List
• Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll
• Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll

Hope Sloanhoffer’s Career Highs
Vault	9.95	at Penn State with Pitt and Bridgeport	2/6/11
Uneven Bars		9.9	at 2012 EAGL Championship (Pittsburgh, Pa.)	3/24/12
Balance Beam		9.95	vs. Arkansas	3/10/12
Floor Exercise		9.9	vs. Oklahoma, Western Michigan and William & Mary 2/1/13
at 2012 EAGL Championship (Pittsburgh, Pa.)	3/24/12
All-Around	39.5	at 2012 EAGL Championship (Pittsburgh, Pa.)	3/24/12
Hope Sloanhoffer’s Career Statistics
Year	Meets	AA	Total Points
2013	12	12	468.15
2012	13	13	508.5
2011	13	1	392.325
Totals	38	26	1,368.975

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