Annie Kachman
Annie Kachman


St. Charles, Mo.

High School:
St. Charles


All-American Gymnastics

2008: MIC Athlete of the Year...All-MIC First Team...two-time Gymnast of the Week honoree...competed in all 13 meets...won her first all-around of the season with a combined 38.65 and placed first on the vault (9.80) and floor exercise (9.75) at Western Michigan on Jan. 20...captured the balance beam title (9.80) and all-around crown (37.925) against Centenary on Jan. 26...placed first on the floor exercise with a season-best 9.85 and finished runner-up on the uneven bars scoring a 9.80 versus Arizona on Feb. 9...tied a career-best with a 9.85 on the vault against Northern Illinois and Central Michigan on March 2...took home the all-around crown against Illinois State on March 11 scoring a 38.875...posted her best all-around score of the season with a 39.250 and tallied a career-best mark on the balance beam (9.90) against Illinois on March 15...won her first career all-around conference title scoring a combined 38.975 and shared the floor exercise crown with a 9.875 at the Midwest Independent Conference Championships on March 28...placed seventh with an all-around score of 38.900 at the NCAA South Central Regional Championships on April 12.

2007: UIC's leading all-arounder...2007 Midwest Independent Conference Athlete of the Year...All-Midwest Independent First Team...competed as an all-arounder in 12 of 13 meets...opened the year with a floor exercise title against SEMO and Centenary on Jan. 13 after scoring a 9.850 in the event...placed second on vault with a 9.7 against Illinois State, Centenary and SEMO on Jan. 19...turned in career-best scores on bars and beam en route to a personal-best and first-place score of 39.350 in the all-around against San Jose State on Feb. 3...won vault and floor with identical 9.8 scores against Western Michigan on Feb. 10...carded a winning 38.75 in the all-around against Boise State, Illinois State and TWU on Feb. 17...captured vault title with a 9.8, floor title with career-high 9.875 and all-around crown with a 39.2 against Illinois State on Feb. 25...shared first on vault with a 9.725 at Centenary on March 2...won the all-around (39.025) and vault (9.85) against Centenary on March 4...took third on floor with a 9.825 at the State of Illinois Classic on March 25...runner-up on vault with a 9.775 at the Midwest Independent Championships on March 31...placed a team-best 16th in the all-around competition at the NCAA South Central Regional Championships on April 14.

2006: Strong all-around performer for the Flames as a freshman who missed a large portion of the season due to injury...returned to the lineup to compete at the NCAA Regional Championships, posting UIC's top score on the vault with a 9.775...named Midwest Independent Conference Gymnast of the Week on Jan. 19 after taking the all-around title (38.725) at the Northern Illinois Triangular while also claming the vault crown (9.80) at the event...placed second in the all-around with a score of 38.250 in her first collegiate meet at Western Michigan on Jan. 8...posted a season-best 9.850 on the floor exercise at San Jose State on Feb. 3...took third on the vault with a 9.80 versus Minnesota on Jan. 21.

Prep/Personal: 10-time Missouri state qualifier...six-time Region 4 qualifier...Junior Olympic National qualifier...led All-American Gymnastics club to 2003 Level 10 National Judges' Cup title...holds All-American Level 10 records on vault (9.5), uneven bars (9.2), balance beam (9.4), floor exercise (9.55), and all-around (36.975)...born on Nov. 7, 1986...daughter of Edward and Frances Kachman...majoring in movement science.

Career Bests
Vault - 9.850
Uneven Bars - 9.850
Beam - 9.900
Floor - 9.875
All-Around - 39.350