Monday, April 2, 2012

Lindenwood Lions : Fast Facts with Daniela Fumagalli

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Gym: Aerial Athletics in San Antonio, TX

Coaches:  Ryan Snider, Heather Schnelzer & Lauren Schwartzman 

Intended Major: Pre-med or Biology 

Event She'll Contribute Most on: Bars 

Most Difficult Skills she's Competing:  Giant Full-Tkachev 

4 words her coaches would use to describe her:  "Enthusiastic, Hard-Working, Caring, Motivating" 

Proudest Moment in Gymnastics: Earning 4th place All Around at 2011 Texas States with a 38.05 AA Score. 

Why Lindenwood?: "Gretchen seemed like not only an awesome coach, but an amazing person as well. I feel as though she can help me get to where I want to be in this sport. Also, being the first class in the first gymnastics program is so exciting; I can't wait to establish new traditions and hopefully a legacy!"

What she hopes to accomplish while at Lindenwood: "I want to reach my full potential on every event, and I want to leave Lindenwood knowing that I worked as hard as I could to be the best I could be. I hope to contribute team spirit and leadership qualities, I hope to be a good teammate, and a reliable competitor."

What Gretchen says: "Dani is a very hardworking and driven person. I hope she can bring leadership to the team in that area." 

Fun Fact: "I speak spanish fluently, my mother is from mexico, and we lived there for four years when we were younger."

Here's Daniela in action in December of 2010:

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