HIGHEST HONORS
& NCAA AWARDS

Highest Honors

MISSY MARLOWE (1989-1992)

In 1992, she became the first gymnast in history to win the Honda Broderick Cup, which recognizes the nation's best collegiate female athlete. To this day, she remains one of just two gymnasts ever to win the coveted Honda Broderick Cup. She also received the NCAA's highest award for student-athletes when she was named a 1993 Top VI Award winner.

  • 1988 U.S. Olympian
  • Five-time NCAA Champion
  • 12-time All-American
  • NCAA team titles in 1990 and 1992
  • 1992 Honda Broderick Cup winner
  • 1993 NCAA Top VI Award
  • 1992 WAC Female Athlete of the Year

THERESA KULIKOWSKI (1999-2003)

She is the only gymnast in history to be honored as the CoSIDA Academic All-American of the Year, an award encompassing every NCAA sport (male and female). She also received the NCAA's highest award for student-athletes when she was named a 2004 Top VIII Award winner.

  • 1996 U.S. Olympic Alternate
  • Three-time NCAA Champion
  • 14-time All-American
  • 2003 AAI Senior Gymnast of the Year
  • Two-time Academic All-American
  • 2003 Academic All-American of the Year
  • 2004 NCAA Top VIII Award
  • Graduated Cum Laude with a 4.0 GPA
  • NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship

ASHLEY POSTELL (2005-08)

The only 20-time gymnastics All-American in NCAA Championships history, she won the maximum number of All-America honors possible during her career from 2005-2008. The former world balance beam champion is a member of the USA Gymnastics Hall of Fame.

  • 2002 World Balance Beam Champion
  • 2008 USA Gymnastics Hall of Fame Inductee
  • Only 20-time All-American in NCAA history
  • 2007 NCAA Balance Beam Champion
  • Three-time NCAA all-around runner-up
  • Utah Record for Career Wins (120)
  • Utah Record for Season Wins (47)
  • Four-time Utah MVP

GEORGIA DABRITZ (2012-15)

In 2015, she won the NCAA uneven bar championship and became the first gymnast in NCAA history to score 10.0 on bars in both the semifinals and Super Six at the national championships. In her career, she won every major Pac-12 gymnastics athletic and academic award and was an NCAA Today's Top 10 recipient.

  • 2015 NCAA uneven bar champion
  • 16-time All-American
  • Six-time Pac-12 champion
  • AAI Award for Senior Gymnast of the Year
  • Pac-12 Gymnast of the Year (2015)
  • Pac-12 Scholar-Athlete of the Year (2015)
  • Pac-12 Specialist of the Year (2014)
  • Pac-12 Freshman of the Year (2012)
  • Led Utah in victories all four seasons (88 career wins)
  • 1st-team CoSIDA Capital One Academic All-American
  • NCAA Today's Top 10 recipient

NCAA AWARDS

NCAA Top VI, VIII, 10

  • Missy Marlowe (1993, Top VI)
  • Theresa Kulikowski (2004, Top VIII)
  • Georgia Dabritz (2016, Today's Top 10)

NCAA Postgraduate Scholarships

  • Shannon Bowles (2002)
  • Theresa Kulikowski (2003)
  • Georgia Dabritz (2016)

CoSIDA Academic All-Americans

First Team Academic All-American

  • Shannon Bowles (2002)
  • Theresa Kulikowski (2002)
  • Theresa Kulikowski* (2003)
  • Kristina Baskett (2009)
  • Daria Bijak (2010)
  • Georgia Dabritz (2015)
  • Breanna Hughes (2016)

*NCAA Academic All-American of the Year

Second Team Academic All-American

  • Kristen Kenoyer (1993)
  • Molly Northrop (1998)
  • Kristina Baskett (2008)
  • Kailah Delaney (2016)

Third Team Academic All-American

  • Melissa Vituj (2004)
  • Hailee Hansen (2013)
  • Hailee Hansen (2014)

Olympians

  • Cheryl Weatherstone, Great Britain (1984, Los Angeles)
  • Missy Marlowe, USA (1988, Seoul)
  • Crystal Gilmore, Canada (2000, Sydney)
  • Gael Mackie, Canada (2004, Athens)
  • Daria Bijak, Germany (2008, Beijing)
  • Nansy Damianova, Canada (2008, Beijing)

The Utes visit President Reagan at the White House after winning the 1984 NCAA Championship.