Kaitlin Rahon
Kaitlin  Rahon

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Orange, Calif.

High School:
Orange Lutheran HS

Club:
Kips Gymnastics


03/23/2016

Gophers Earn Academic All-B1G Laurels

The Big Ten Conference has recognized 69 student-athletes from the University of Minnesota as Academic All-Big Ten honorees.

03/23/2016

Gophers Earn Academic All-B1G Laurels

The Big Ten Conference has recognized 69 student-athletes from the University of Minnesota as Academic All-Big Ten honorees.

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.

2017 | SENIOR SEASON
Competed on beam and floor at B1G Championships • Competed on beam and floor at the Big Five Meet • Placed second on floor with a 9.900 against BYU • Competed on beam and floor at Best of Minnesota Meet • Recorded personal record on beam with a 9.900 at Denver • Competed on beam and floor vs. Nebraska • Competed on beam and floor against Illinois • Broke personal record on floor with a 9.900 vs. Ohio State • Tied for third on beam with a 9.775 against Michigan State • Scored a 9.875 on beam at Maryland Quad • Scored a 9.825 on floor and scored 9.775 on beam vs. Denver.

2016 | JUNIOR SEASON

Named NACGC/W Scholastic All-American • notched a 9.7625 on beam and a 9.800 on floor at NCAA Championships • tallied a 9.650 on beam and a 9.775 on floor at NCAA Regionals • named Academic All-Big Ten • tallied a 9.700 on beam and a 9.825 on floor at Big Ten championships • scored a 9.850 on beam and a 9.825 on floor at the Big Five qualifier • notched a 9.850 on floor and a 9.800 on beam at Air Force • notched a 9.800 on beam and a 9.825 on floor at Denver • tallied a 9.750 on floor in the Best of Minnesota meet • notched a 9.750 on floor at Iowa State/Air Force • earned a 9.750 on beam at Nebraska • notched a 9.775 on beam vs. Illinois • competed on floor and beam at Ohio State • tallied a 9.800 on floor vs. Michigan State • notched a 9.650 on beam and a 9.775 on floor vs Maryland • scored a 9.725 on floor and 9.325 on beam vs. Iowa. 

2015 | SOPHOMORE SEASON
Appeared in all fourteen meets for the Gophers • recorded a 9.825 on the floor exercise at the Big Ten Championships • finished third highest Gopher score on floor exercise at the Big Ten Qualifier with a score of 9.775 • top five finisher at Iowa State on the floor exercise with a score of 9.775 • recorded a season-high on the floor exercise vs. Nebraska with a score of 9.825 • recorded a score of 9.575 on balance beam vs. Iowa State • finished top 5 vs. Iowa State with a score of 9.75 on floor exercise • competed on balance beam and floor exercise.

2014 | FRESHMAN SEASON
Competed in two meets, appearing on the uneven parallel bars each time • notched a season-best 9.550 score at the Big Ten Championships • debuted with a 9.450 on bars against Michigan State.

HIGH SCHOOL/CLUB
2013 graduate of Orange Lutheran High School • member of the National Honor Society, the High Honor Roll and the California Scholarship Federation • 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 • Ignite Leadership Member/Mentor program participant • served as co-founder of Artists & Athletes Who Care • majoring in marketing.

Kaitlin Rahon's Season Highs 
Event Vault Bars Beam Floor All-Around
2017 --- --- 9.900* 9.900* ---
2016 -- -- 9.850 9.850 --
2015 -- -- 9.575 9.825 --
2014 -- 9.550* -- -- --

MORE HEADLINES

Gophers Set for NCAA Regional

3/29/2017

The Golden Gophers will face No. 2 LSU, No. 11 Boise State, No. 14 Nebraska, No. 25 Arizona and Iowa State at the NCAA Lincoln Regional.

Gophers Qualify for NCAA Regionals

3/20/2017

The University of Minnesota women’s gymnastics team has qualified for NCAA Regionals for the 22nd-straight year.

Gophers Place Eighth at B1G Championships

3/18/2017

Minnesota scored a 195.175 in the first session at the 2017 Big Ten Women's Gymnastics Championships to finish eighth out of the ten conference programs.

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