Inside Women's Gymnastics: A Q&A with Aslynn
2007 (Junior): NACGC/W Scholar Athlete ... Academic All-Big Ten ... missed the first five meets of the year due to injury ... competed in nine contests on vault and floor ... averaged a 9.672 on vault and a 9.825 on floor ... posted two top-five finishes on vault, including a career-high 9.825 twice ... finished in the top five on six occasions on the floor, including four second-place and two third-place ... produced a career-high 9.900 and a second-place finish versus Ohio State (2/24) ... recorded a 9.800 or better in seven of nine meets on floor.
2006 (Sophomore): Academic All-Big Ten ... NACGC/W Scholar Athlete ... Second Team All-Big Ten ... earned the Penn State Nittany Lion Club `True Grit' award, given to student-athletes who have overcome adversity in their careers ... competed in every meet of the season on vault and floor, averaging a 9.739 on vault and 9.825 on floor ... recorded three consecutive season-high scores of 9.825 on vault, including a fourth-place finish at Ohio State (2/25) and a second-place finish at New Hampshire (3/4) ... also finished second at Pittsburgh (3/18) with a 9.750 ... posted seven top-five finishes on floor, including a career-high and first-place 9.900 at both Ohio State (2/25) and Pittsburgh (3/18) ... also placed first versus Cornell, Michigan and West Virginia (1/21) with a 9.850 while finishing second at both New Hampshire (3/4) and the Big Ten Championships (3/25) with a 9.875.
2005 (Freshman): Competed in exhibition on vault vs. Maryland (1/29), scoring a 9.375 ... posted a 9.575 in exhibition on vault vs. Cornell, Missouri & UNH (2/5) ... against Rutgers, Temple and William & Mary (3/19), competed in exhibition, scoring a 9.650 on vault and a 9.550 on floor ... competed in exhibition at Boise State (3/11) on floor, scoring a 9.800.
Placed ninth on the vault at the 2001 Level 10 Nationals ... placed first on the vault at the Level 10 state championships, also taking second on the floor ... won first in the all-around, floor, beam and vault at the Nittany Invitational ... won the Spirit of Seven award ... came back and competed at Level 10 states one month after two open heart surgeries and scored a personal-best 36.625 ... earned the Faculty Scholar Award for straight A's at State College Area High School ... nominated for the Triple A award for academics, athletics and attitude ... earned several Maroon & Gray awards for academic achievements.
Born Aslynn Amanda Satterfield on Feb. 23, 1986 in West Chester, Pa. ... parents are Cynthia and Ned Satterfield ... has one brother, Brinton (17) ... majoring in Recreation, Park and Tourism Management.