The George Washington University: Women's Gymnastics

Leslie Delima
Leslie Delima

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Virginia Beach, VA

High School:
Salem

Height:
5-1

Position:
All-Around




"To be a Colonial gymnast means I belong to a part of a team with dedicated individuals who are passionate about the sport. The journey of training and competing with my team mates creates a tight bond among the team; they are people I hold love and respect for. It is a blessing to have this kind of support group and to be able to perform with one another. "

As a Junior in 2010: Named team MVP ... competed on vault, beam and floor exercise in every meet during season ... earned First Team All-EAGL honors on floor and Second Team All-EAGL honors on all-around ... finished season ranked fifth overall in EAGL for floor exercise, averaging score of 9.802 ... recorded season-highs of 9.750 on vault, 9.775 on beam and 9.875 on floor ... named to EAGL Second Team All-Tournament for all around ... competed in the all-around at the NCAA Morgantown Regional, the third time in as many seasons she has qualified for NCAA regional competition.

As a Sophomore in 2009: Named Second-team All-EAGL in the All-Around and Floor Exercise...Competed in all 12 meets in the 2009 season, including the EAGL Championships and the Southeast Regional....Recorded a season-high 38.700 in the all-around in the Lindsey Ferris Invite (1/16) and season-high 9.775 on beam at New Hampshire (2/28)...Scored a season-high 9.725 on vault vs. Towson (3/11)...Registered a career-high 9.875 on uneven bars vs. William & Mary (2/22)...Tallied 19 routines of 9.700 or better, with 10 coming on floor.

As a Freshman in 2008 Competed in all 12 meets in the all-around...Recorded a season-high 9.750 on vault at the EAGL Championships (3/29)...Registered a season-best 9.725 on bars at West Virginia (1/27)...Tallied a 9.850 on beam at Towson (3/21), which was a season-high....Top floor and all-around score came at Towson as well when she recorded a 9.825 on floor and a 38.950 mark in the all-around...Was named EAGL Rookie of the Week (3/25).

Career Highs: Vault: 9.75, Bars: 9.725, Beam:9.850, Floor: 9.875, AA: 38.950

High School/Club: The 2007 Beach District Female Athlete of the Year won her State, District, and Regional Championship in her senior season under coaches Ron McCall and Wendy Cauthen ... won the 2007 VHSL State Championship in the All-Around (39.075), vault (9.850) and floor exercise (9.775) ... won the balance beam event at the State Championships in her junior season, finishing second overall to North Carolina's Kara Wright, and just ahead of Maryland's Talia Tossone ... finished her prep career the most decorated gymnast in Salem High School history with 15 third place finishes, 31 second place finishes, and a remarkable 110 first place medals ... attended Gymstrada Gymnastics School for 11 years.

Personal: Born Leslie Rogando Delima in Charleston, SC ...daughter of Mel and Eloisa Delima ... has two older sisters, Melissa and Elizabeth ... enjoys dancing, listening to music, and volleyball ... international affairs major.

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