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Katie Bloom

Player Profile


Snellville, Ga.

High School:
Brookwood HS




Club Team:
Gwinnett Gymnastics Center

Season Outlook:"It has been a pleasure working with Katie for the past three years, I know that her senior year will prove to be her best, she's an exceptional person with a vision for bettering everything around her." Coach Farden

2004: NCAA Regional alternate in all-around...Scored a career-high 9.875 in the vault against Missouri, which ranks sixth all-time...Tied a career-high with a score of 9.800 on the bars at University of Illinois-Chicago...Recorded all-around score of 39.100 at Bowling Green, a career-high...Her score of 9.750 vs. Illinois State set a career-high on floor...Scored a career-high 9.800 on the beams at the Midwest Independent Championships...Southeast Scholar Athlete.

2003: At the Midwest Independent Championships set season-high with a 9.800 on the vault and a career-high 9.800 on the bars.

2002: Scored a season-high 9.775 on the vault vs. Western Michigan...Against Iowa scored a season-high 9.675 on floor.

Personal: Born on 2/3/83...Daughter of Bill and Nancy Bloom...Majoring in marketing...Favorite athlete is teammate Danyelle Aber...Chose Southeast because she loved the team personality...Recruited by Oklahoma and Northern Illinois.

Prep/Club: Level 10 Regional qualifier...Level 9 Eastern National qualifier...Coached Dan Thaxton...Member of the Beta Club and Mu Alpha Theta Honors Society.

Meet A Redhawk:


Katie Bloom
Nickname: Kebbie
Birthday: February 3, 1983
Hometown: Snellville, GA
Parents: Bill and Nancy Bloom
Major: Marketing

Q & A With Alexis Traylor

At what age did you start gymnastics? 7 years old
How did you become involved in gymnastics? Mom said I was so strong and muscular.
What is your favorite event? Why? Vault, because it comes easiest for me.
Why did you choose Southeast for gymnastics? I loved the personality of the team.
What has been your most memorable moment gymnastics moment at Southeast? When I scored my two best scores in vault and bars at MIC.

My Favorite...

color: Bright, electric blue
place you have ever visited: Arizona
event: Vault
restaurant: O'Charley's
fruit: Chocolate covered cherries
candy: Rolos
movie: Top Gun
pair of shoes: Anything strappy with heels
board game: Life
frozen yogurt flavor: Raspberry
cartoon character: Wylie Coyote
shade of fingernail polish: Coral

Little-Known Facts:

One thing I cannot live without... My friends
Song I sing in the car... Anything by John Mayer and Ashlee Simpson
I like to cook... Easy Mac
Book on nightstand right now...Cosmopolitan
Last movie that made me cry... Miracle
Minimum prep time in the morning... 20 minutes
If I could be anyone or anything it would be... Jessica Simpson
Teammate that would be on Fear Factor... Lexie
Teammate most likely to marry a millionaire... Alexis
Teammate most likely to be on America's Top Model... Amanda

Katie Bloom



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