Laura-Ann Chong

Laura-Ann Chong

Player Profile

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Coquitlam, B.C.

High School:
Dr. Charles Best Secondary

Height:
5-2

Event:
AA

Experience:
3V

Club:
Phoenix Gymnastics

2010 Season Stats - Chong Get Acrobat Reader

2009 Season Stats - Chong Get Acrobat Reader

2008 Season Stats - Chong Get Acrobat Reader

2007 Season Stats - Chong Get Acrobat Reader

• 2010 All-American Second Team, Uneven Bars & Balance Beam
• 2010 NCAA Columbia Region Champion, Uneven Bars
• 2010 Pac-10 Champion, Balance Beam
• 2010 All-Pac-10 First Team, Uneven Bars & Balance Beam
• 2009 All-Pac-10 Second Team, Balance Beam
• 2008, `09 & `10 Pac-10 All-Academic Second Team
• 2008 & `09 Arthur Ashe, Jr. Sports Scholar Team Member

2010
Laura-Ann earned second team All-America honors on bars and beam for the first time in her career ... scored career-best 9.95 on the beam at Pac-10 Championships to win the beam title ... scored 9.90 on the bars at NCAA Columbia Regional Championship to win the bars title ... won 11 event titles in 2010, a career best ... earned first team All-Pac-10 on bars and beam ... final season at OSU was the best of her career ... "hit" 30 out of 32 routines ... earned Pac-10 All-Academic second team honors for the third straight year.

2009
Laura-Ann performed on the balance beam in all 14 meets and on the uneven bars in 13 meets ... earned All-Pac-10 Second Team on the beam ... set career-high on beam vs. Washington with a 9.925 ... tied her career-high on bars with a 9.90 at the NCAA Central Regional Championships ... scored a 9.80 on the floor in an exhibition against UCLA, which would be a career-best had it counted ... "hit" 25 out of 27 routines ... earned Pac-10 All-Academic Second Team ... was an Arthur Ashe, Jr. Sports Scholar Team Member ... Joy Selig Award recipient ... represented Oregon State University at the NCAA National Student-Athlete Leadership Development Conference in Florida in June.

2008
Laura-Ann competed in all 14 meets on the bars and beam ... "hit" all 14 routines on the bars ... joined the floor lineup for the first time at Pac-10 Championships ... had a career night at the Salbasgeon Suites Invitational matching her career-best on bars with a 9.90 and on beam with a 9.875 ... set a career-high on floor at the NCAA Championships with a 9.725 ... "hit" 28 out of 31 routines ... earned Pac-10 All-Academic Second Team ... was an Arthur Ashe, Jr. Sports Scholar Team Member.

2007
Laura-Ann had an immediate impact on all four lineups as a freshman ... scored a season-best 38.700 in her final outing as an all-arounder ... scored season-highs of 9.875 on beam and 9.85 on bars at Washington ... scored season-best 9.725 on vault and 9.70 on floor ... performed on just bars and beam over second half of the season and "hit" 16 straight routines to finish the season ... "hit" 34 out of 42 routines.

Pre-Oregon State
First Canadian to compete the Ricna (bars release) ... at the 2006 Canadian Championships finished 10th in the all-around, fifth on vault, seventh on floor exercise ... earned sixth place finish in the all-around and fifth on bars at the 2005 Stella Zakharova Cup (Ukraine) ... eighth in the all-around, fifth on bars and second on floor at 2004 Elite Canada ... Finished seventh in the all-around at the 2004 Canadian Olympic Trials ... earned 10th in the all-around and, sixth on beam at the 2004 Canadian Championships ... has been a senior-carded athlete for Sport Canada for four years and a national team member since 2001 ... finished second on vault at the Canada Winter Games in 2003 ... Finished 13th in the all-around and second on bars at the 2003 Canadian Championships ... was the 2002 Junior National Beam Champion and seventh on vault, ninth on bars and seventh in the all-around ... earned the 2000 Novice National Championship on vault ... trained at Phoenix Gymnastics under coaches David Kenwright and Kyna Fletcher ... competed and trained with former UCLA All-American, Kate Richardson through her club team.

Personal
Born in New Westminster, B.C. ... daughter of Karen and Keith Chong ... has an older brother, Richard and a younger sister, Kristen ... her cousin, Brandon Yip, who played for ice hockey for Boston University and won the NCAA Championship in 2009, recently began his rookie season in the NHL with the Colorado Avalanche ... is majoring in Exercise and Sports Science with an emphasis in pre-therapy and allied health and has minors in Psychology as well as Health Behavior and Health Promotion ... has plans to pursue a career as an athletic/physiotherapist ... a member of the National Society of Leadership and Success ... member of National Honors Society for Collegiate Scholars ... member of the Pre-Therapy Club at OSU ... secretary for OSU's Student-Athlete Advisory Committee ... chose to attend Oregon State because she wanted to stay on the West Coast, had a familiarity with the area, it was highly recommended by her coaches, and the low likelihood of "big natural disasters like tornados or floods."

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