Kaitlin Rahon
Kaitlin  Rahon

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Orange, Calif.

High School:
Orange Lutheran HS

Club:
Kips Gymnastics


03/14/2015

Epic Comeback Punches Gophers' B1G Ticket

Minnesota rallied back after first rotation to earn a spot in the evening session of the Big Ten Championship.

03/06/2015

Gophers Drop Road Decision at LSU

No. 16 Minnesota falls to No. 2 LSU in regular season finale

02/21/2015

Gophers Sweep Meet at Iowa State

Minnesota won all four events en route to a victory on the road against Iowa State.

01/11/2015

Minnesota Opens 2015 with Victory

No. 17 Gophers defeat No. 25 Cyclones in season opener

01/11/2015

Minnesota Opens 2015 with Victory

No. 17 Gophers defeat No. 25 Cyclones in season opener

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2016 • Junior Season: Scored a 9.725 on floor and 9.325 on beam vs. Iowa (1/9) • notched a 9.650 on beam and a 9.775 on floor vs Maryland (1/16) • tallied a 9.800 on floor vs. Michigan State (1/23) • competed on floor and beam at Ohio State (1/30).

2015 • Sophomore Season:
 Appeared in all fourteen meets for the Gophers • competed on balance beam and floor exercise • finished top 5 vs. Iowa State with a score of 9.75 on floor exercise (1/10) • recorded a score of 9.575 on balance beam vs. Iowa State (1/10) • recorded a season-high on the floor exercise vs. Nebraska with a score of 9.825 (2/14) • top five finisher at Iowa State on the floor exercise with a score of 9.775 (2/20) • finished third highest Gopher score on floor exercise at the Big Ten Qualifier with a score of 9.775 (3/14) • recorded a 9.825 on the floor exercise at the Big Ten Championships (3/21).

2014
Freshman Season: Competed in two meets, appearing on the uneven parallel bars each time • debuted with a 9.450 on bars against Michigan State (2/15) • notched a season-best 9.550 score at the Big Ten Championships (3/22).

High School/Club: 
A 2013 graduate of Orange Lutheran High School • graduated one year ahead of schedule to join Minnesota's program • trained at Kips Gymnastics where she was coached under Dennis and Ann Mailly • competed three years at Level 10 • qualified for the Junior Olympics National Championships in 2011 and 2012 • placed 20th in the all-around at the 2012 J.O. National Championships in the Junior D Division • finished third on beam, fourth in the all-around and fifth on floor to earn a spot on the Region 1 Team at the 2012 Region 1 Championships.

Personal: Daughter of Jerry and Aimee Rahon • Member of the National Honor Society, the High Honor Roll and the California Scholarship Federation • Ignite Leadership Member/Mentor program participant • served as co-founder of Artists & Athletes Who Care • majoring in Marketing.

Kaitlin Rahon's Season Highs (As of 2/4/16)
Event Vault Bars Beam Floor All Around
2016 --- --- 9.650 9.800 ---
2015 --- --- 9.575 9.825 ---
2014 --- 9.450 --- --- ---

MORE HEADLINES

Gophers Win Fifth Straight

2/6/2016

The Gophers defeated the Fighting Illini 195.775-195.000 on Saturday at the Sports Pavilion to mark the team's fifth straight victory of the season.

Gophers to Welcome Fighting Illini

2/3/2016

The University of Minnesota women's gymnastics team will welcome the Fighting Illini of Illinois-Champaign this Saturday at the Sports Pavilion.

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