"Being apart of GW Gymnastics has made me the person I am today. Not only has it enabled me to succeed in the athletic arena, but it has provided me with the important qualities of a successful person possesses. I have learned so much about myself and others as a part of this team. I have committed myself to truly putting my heart into everything I do and ensuring that no one gets left behind. We will succeed together and enjoy every second of it. Experiencing the many up's and down's of a season and knowing what it takes to ultimately achieve a goal gives me the confidence to succeed in my future aspirations. "
As a Sophomore in 2008 - Second team All-EAGL on uneven bars...Second team All-EAGL on balance beam...Recorded a career-high 9.750 on vault at the Lindsey Ferris Invite (1/20)...Scored a career-high 9.800 vs. Pittsburgh (2/24) on beam and a season-high 9.825 at West Virginia (1/27)...Recorded 13 scores of 9.700 or higher through the season...Registered 9.650 or higher in 10 of 12 meets on bars.
As a Freshman in 2007 - Second team all-conference selection on bars placed third at the EAGL Championships on the event with a season-high 9.85 on 3/30 ... competed in all 13 meets for GW on the bars and beam while also vaulting in eight ... set a season high 9.75 on the vault at Towson on 3/16, while posting a then season best 9.8 on bars ... recorded a season-high 9.775 on the beam at North Carolina on 3/23 ... registered at least a 9.625 in her final 10 meets on bars.
High School/Club: Three-time Junior Olympic Nationals Qualifier under coach Barbara Teiss... as a junior won the Suffolk county championship ... county all-around, vault, and bars record holder ... in the classroom, was a member of the National Junior Honor Society.
Personal: Born Christa E. Devine in Mt. Sinai, NY...daughter of Maria and William Devine ... has a twin brother, Matt, who plays soccer at Bryant University ... also has a younger sibling, Dee ... she enjoys wake boarding, shopping and long walks on the beach ... exercise science major who wants to pursue a career in physical therapy.