Mari-Rae Sopper


Age: 35


Summary: gymnastics coach at UC Santa Barbara who was one of the passengers aboard on the hijacked American Airlines Flight 77 that crashed into the Pentagon while she was on her way to California to take over the recently reinstated program, who was an assistant coach and choreographer for the U.S. Naval Academy's women's gymnastics team before taking the job at UCSB, who graduated from Iowa State in 1988 and received a master's in athletic administration from North Texas in 1993 and also graduated from the University of Denver College of Law in 1996.



Cause of Death: Injuries sustained in a plane crash


Born: June 19, 1966


Died: September 11, 2001


Location: Arlington, Virginia