Coaching Staff on Penman: I honestly believe Brittnee is going to be a very pleasant surprise as an all-arounder. She saw action as a bar specialist, but we are going to see her in the all-around this year.
2001--Utah State: Competed as a bar specialist for Utah State... Finished in the top three on bars in six meets, including taking top honors against Southern Utah (2/2/01) and BYU (3/9/01)... Recorded a season-best 9.900 on the bars, earning a second-place finish against Boise State (1/26/01)... Season bar average of 9.602.
Club/High School: An elite gymnast for Mark Lee, Jeff Eaton, Shelly Schaerrer and Nicole Trewitt at Rocky Mountain Gymnastics... Placed 25th in the all-around at the 1995 USA Championships... Competed in the American Classic Championships from 1994-96... Participated in the Level 10 regionals in 1996... Did not compete during her junior and senior seasons.
Personal: Full name is Brittnee Ann Penman... Pre-medical major... Career plans include becoming a cariologist or an orthopedic surgeon... Daughter of Darren Penman and Michelle Dowda... Enjoys camping, spending time with family and friends and golfing... Chose Utah State because of the coaches and the pre-med program... Birthday is Sept. 23, 1980.
Bars 9.900 (2) NCAA Regional (4/6/01)