2012 All-American Second Team, Floor Exercise 2011 All-American First Team, Uneven Bars & Floor Exercise 2010 All-American First Team, Floor Exercise 2010 Pac-10 Freshman of the Year 2011 NCAA Corvallis Regional Co-Champion, Floor Exercise 2011 Pac-10 Co-Champion, Uneven Bars 2012 All-Pac-12 First Team, All-Around 2011 All-Pac-10 First Team, Uneven Bars & Floor Exercise 2010 All-Pac-10 First Team, Floor Exercise Two-time Pac-12 Gymnast of the Week Everyday Champion, Winter 2012
2012 Makayla enjoyed another stellar season earning her fourth All-America honor (second team on floor exercise) ... named All-Pac-12 First Team in the all-around for the first time in her career ... tied her career-highs of 9.95 and 9.925 on the floor and bars respectively at UC Davis (2/10/12) ... tied her career-bests of 9.875 and 9.925 on vault and bars respectively at Pac-12 Championships (3/24/12) en route to establishing a season-high 39.475 in the all-around ... also tied career-mark on vault against Boise State (2/24/12) ... earned Pac-12 Gymnast of the Week honors following OSU's Pink Out meet against UCLA and California (2/10/12) - scored 39.425 in the all-around ... won 11 event titles (2 vault, 6 floor, 3 all-around) in 2012 and has 32 in her career - eighth in OSU history ... performed in the all-around in 12 out of 13 meets; only performed vault and bars at Utah (3/2/12) due to sore leg ... named an everyday champion during winter term ... "hit" 49-50 routines.
2011 Makayla followed her outstanding freshman season with another All-America season, earning first team honors on uneven bars and floor exercise ... one of three OSU gymnasts to qualify to Individual Event Finals on bars (Jen Kesler & Olivia Vivian) ... Pac-10 Co-Champion on the bars ... NCAA Corvallis Regional Co-Champion on floor ... All-Pac-10 First Team on bars and floor ... scored 9.90 on bars at NCAA Championships Semi-finals to finish first and advance to Individual Event Finals ... scored 9.8625 on bars in Event Finals to finish tied for third ... scored 9.8625 on floor in Event Finals to finish eighth ... tied her career-high on vault (9.875) and in the all-around (39.525) at California (3/6/11) earning Pac-10 Gymnast of the Week honors ... scored 39.400 in the all-around to finish second at Pac-10 Championships (3/19/11) ... "hit" 39-44 routines.
2010 Makayla earned first team All-American status on the floor exercise as a freshman ... named Pac-10 Freshman of the Year ... performed in the all-around nine times in 2010 ... scored a 9.90 on the floor to advance to Individual Event Finals at NCAA Championships ... scored 9.73750 in Event Finals to finish 13th overall ... scored 9.95 on the floor at Ohio State (1/16/10) in her second career meet; matched that score twice, at California (2/7/10) and vs. Arizona (2/12/10) ... set season-high 9.925 on bars at Arizona State (2/26/10) ... scored season-high 9.90 on beam at Ohio State ... established season-high of 9.875 on vault vs. Washington (1/22/10) and again at California ... was named the Pac-10 Gymnast of the Week following meet vs. Washington and scoring 39.500 in the all-around ... set season-high in the all-around with a 39.525 against Arizona ... topped the 9.90 mark 13 times; three times on bars, once on beam, nine times on floor ... "hit" 44 out of 50 routines.
Pre-Oregon State Makayla is a six-time Junior Olympic national champion over the past two seasons ... in 2009 she won the all-around, bars and beam titles ... in 2008 she won national titles on beam, floor and in the all-around ... spent the 2004 and 2005 seasons at the elite level and made the U.S. Junior National Team both years ... trained at Byers Gymnastics Center under coaches Eli and Debbie Rodriguez and Mas Watanabe.
Personal Born in Vallejo, California ... daughter of Rebecca and Richard Stambaugh ... has three brothers, Brandon, Christopher and Nathaniel ... has three sisters, Melissa, Mariah and Melody ... is studying Human Development and Family Science with an emphasis in Human Services ... chose OSU because "Oregon State has a lot to offer me academically and in the gymnastics program. I love to surround myself in a positive atmosphere and I know that OSU will offer that to me."