2012 Chelsea performed in three events (V, UB & BB) in her college debut - an upset of then-No. 4 Oklahoma (1/13/12) - establishing season-bests on all three, 9.825 on vault, 9.825 on bars and 9.80 on beam ... performed in the all-around in the season's second meet at Arizona (1/20/12) scoring 38.225 ... sprained her elbow during practice the following week and was limited the rest of the season ... returned to the vault lineup at Washington (2/3/12) and remained for the rest of the year ... tied season-high on vault with 9.825 against Boise State (2/24/12) ... performed in the beam lineup at Utah (3/2/12) scoring 9.725 ... worked her way back to alternate status on beam and performed exhibitions on beam three times ... "hit" 18-18 routines for the season.
Pre-Oregon State Chelsea finished fourth in the all-around at the 2011 Junior Olympic National Championships and made the J.O. National Team ... won the J.O. national title on the uneven bars in 2010 ... finished first in the all-around at the Metroplex Challenge ... earned second place on vault and first on beam at 2010 Region 2 Champiopnships ... trained at the National Academy of Artistic Gymnastics under coaches Linda Mulvihill, Todd Wayts and Emily Coward.
Personal Born in Eugene, Oregon ... daughter of Jolie and Ted Tang ... Jolie and Ted are chefs and own a restaurant ... has one sister, Gene, and one brother, Byron ... graduated high school with a 4.0 grade point average ... plans to study pharmacy ... chose OSU "because it has both strong academics and an amazing gymnastics team. It has everything I was looking for in a university."