Competed on balance beam in every meet and on floor in all but two meets this season • Averaged 9.696 on beam, 9.542 on vault, and 9.580 on floor • Earned 9.300 on beam and 9.525 on floor at Ohio State in the season's Big Ten opener on Jan. 8 • Posted 9.800 on beam and 9.750 on floor against Iowa on Jan. 15, tying for third place on beam • Performed on vault, beam and floor at Michigan State on Jan. 22, where she earned scores of 9.550, 9.350, and 9.700 respectively • Earned a mark of 9.800 against Air Force on Jan. 29, where she also earned 9.675 for her routine on balance beam • Set a score of on beam at Illinois on Feb. 5 to tie for third place in the event • Earned scores of 9.725 and 9.500 on respective beam and floor events at the Best of Minnesota meet on Feb. 12 • Posted a score of 9.750 on both balance beam and floor in the home meet against Iowa State on Feb. 20 • Tied for third place on beam against Cal State Fullerton on Feb. 25 with a score of 9.775 while also scoring 9.150 for her floor routine • Scored 9.725 on beam at UCLA on Feb. 27 • Posted scores of 9.550 on vault and a career-high 9.875 on beam (good for a tie at second place on the event) against Iowa State on Mar. 4 • Performed in three events against NC State on senior night where she earned 9.525 for her vault, 9.800 for her beam routine, and a career-best 9.850 for her floor routine (tie for third place) • Earned scores of 9.750 for both beam and floor events at the Big Ten Championship Meet on Mar. 19 • Competed on floor and beam at the NCAA Regional in Ann Arbor, Mich. where she earned scores of 9.775 and 9.725 respectively • Tied with Shannon Golich for the fourth-highest on balance beam this season after posting the 9.875 score • Ended the season ranked No. 18 in the Big Ten Conference on balance beam and No. 40 on floor • Nationally, Ana finished at No. 88 on balance beam and No. 345 on floor.
2010 Season: Competed on beam in every meet, earning her personal-best score of 9.825 six times • Has the team’s highest average score on beam (9.757) • Minnesota’s top scorer on beam at five meets • Placed in the top three on beam at three meets in 2010 • Minnesota’s only regular beam competitor not to record a fall in 2010 • Competed on floor in all but one meet, earning an average of 9.713, the second-best average among Minnesota’s regular floor competitors • Competed on bars in five meets early in the season, earning her best score of 9.65 at Nebraska • Vaulted in four meets, earning her personal-best score of 9.650 at Iowa State • a letterwinner • earned Academic All-Big Ten honors.
2009 Season: Competed on beam in every meet • was Minnesota’s top scorer on beam at Denver, where she earned a 9.825 and placed second • had an average beam score of 9.685 • competed on floor at 12 of 13 meets, missing one meet with a muscle injury • earned her personal-best floor score of 9.775 at three meets during the season • averaged 9.560 on floor • an Academic All-Big Ten award winner.
2008 Season: Competed on vault and beam in her freshman season • was in the vault line up five times • earned her best vault score at Michigan (2/16) with a 9.575 • compiled an average vault score of 9.515 • competed on beam eight times • earned her best beam score, a 9.725, at three meets • had an average beam score of 9.513 • missed the last three meets of the season with an ankle injury.
High School/Club: Trained at the Elite Gymnastics Academy under coach Adriana Porte • brings a wealth of experience to Minnesota after appearing in numerous national and international competitions • competed at the 2006 World Cup in Lyon, France, and earned a 15th-place finish in the floor exercise • won the all around title at the 2005 Mexican National Championship • competed at the 2005 American Cup, where she finished ninth on beam • finished eighth on the floor at the 2004 Panamericano de Especialidades in Maracaibo, Venezuela.
Personal: A 2006 graduate of Universidad Regiomontana, where she was honored for excellence in the classroom • trained with the same club coach as former Gopher All-American Judy Cavazos (1997-2000) • majoring in Marketing and Human Resources & Industrial Relations • daughter of Javier Balboa and Bella Gonzalez • has an older sister, Bella, and a younger brother, Javier.