Season Outlook: "Brystol tied for her first All Around win at our season opener but suffered a season ending injury the next week. She's back training hard and she is excepted to make an impact on uneven bars and vault this season." Coach Farden
2005: Competed in only the first meet of the season due to a season-ending injury...In that meet tied for the all-around title with a career-high 37.750...Also won the vault title with a score of 9.700...Finished second on the beam with a score of 9.500...Set a new career-high on the floor with a score of 9.600 for a fourth place finish...NACGC Scholar Athlete...Southeast Scholar Athlete.
2004: Set career-highs on the bars (9.825) and the vault (9.800) against Centenary...Scored a career-high 9.775 on the beam vs. Illinois State, finishing first...NACGC Scholar Athlete...Dean's List...Southeast Scholar Athlete.
Personal: Born on 2/10/85...Daughter of Glen and Kathleen Powelski...Has two sisters, Korrie a member of the University of Bridgeport gymnastics team and Andrea a member of the University of Illinois diving team...Majoring in housing and interior design...Favorite athlete is Dominique Dawes...Chose Southeast because she liked the school and had a club teammate on the team...Recruited by Eastern Michigan and Alaska.
Prep/Club: 6-time Level 10 National Qualifier...Coached by Jim Melcarek and Kara Voeller...Competed in track, were she was a standout in the triple and long jump...2003 Conference Champion in the triple jump...2003 Regional Champion in both the long and triple jump...Member of Mu Alpha Theta Honor Society.
Meet A Redhawk:
cartoon character: Betty Boop
movie: A League of Their Own
board game: Cranium
candy: Dark chocolate
food at 7 a.m.: Fruit
place you have ever visited: Paris
shade of fingernail polish: Pink
frozen yogurt flavor: Apple crisp
One thing I can't live without is... dental floss/toothpaste.