Ute sophomore is NCAA runner-up on bars.
Every eligible Ute is honored
Utes are making record 38th-straight appearance at nationals.
Utes hope to qualify for record 38th national championship
Utes are top seed in eight-team meet
NCAA first-team All-American on vault as a freshman ... outstanding three-event talent is expected to challenge for honors on vault, beam and floor this year.
Prior to Utah
Placed third on vault and beam, fifth in the all-around and eighth on floor at the 2011 J.O. Championships ... 2009 U.S. Junior Olympic National Team member ... won vault, placed second on beam and third in the all-around at the 2009 J.O. Championships ... three-time J.O. Region 1 vault champion (2008-2010) and a two-time region balance beam champion (2009-2010) ... 2007 Western National floor and all-around champion ... trained at Kips Gymnastics for coaches Dennis and Ann Mailly ... graduated from Esperanza High School.
Daughter of Terry and Antoinette Delaney ... father played baseball for Portland State ... brother Chad and sister Chelsea ... Chad played basketball for San Francisco State ... health, society and policy major ... full name is Kailah Marie Delaney (pronounced ky-la) ... born Nov. 5, 1993 in Portland, Ore.
Delaney's Career Highs
Vault 9.95 vs. BYU, Jan. 27, 2012 9.95 at NCAA Championships, Apr. 20, 2012 Floor 9.75 vs. Michigan, Feb. 17, 2012
Insight on Kailah
Age Started Gymnastics: 4
Family Ties: I am half black and half white
Favorite Non U of U Sports Team: Anaheim Angels
Knuckle Down: I only have nine knuckles