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    SEC Gymnasts Of The Week

    SEC GYMNASTS OF THE WEEK (Mar. 11 - Mar. 17)
     
    SEC GYMNAST OF THE WEEK 
    Bridget Sloan, Florida
    Freshman • 5-1 • Pittsboro, Ind.
     
    • Bridget Sloan used the nation’s top all-around total of the weekend, 39.70, to share the all-around win at No. 7 Utah on March 16. The all-around win was the fourth of her career. Sloan equaled her collegiate bars best of 9.975 to take second and claimed her fourth balance beam title at 9.95. In the latest national rankings, Sloan owns top 20 standings in four of the five events, including sharing first on bars with teammate Mackenzie Caquatto with regional qualifying scores of 9.945.
     
    SEC SPECIALIST OF THE WEEK 
    Alexis Gross, Kentucky
    Sophomore • 5-2 • Pasadena, Md.
     
    • Alexis Gross won titles in two events as Kentucky set the school-record team score 196.775 at Penn State Saturday. The Pasadena, Md., native earned a Kentucky season-high balance beam score of 9.95, garnering a 10.0 from judge two in the process. She claimed the BB title leading UK to school-record beam score of 49.475. Her beam score was third-highest in school history behind two-time NCAA Balance Beam Champion Jenny Hansen and Heather Hite. Earlier in the meet Gross claimed her first career 9.9 in any event to win uneven bars, the first event title of her career.
     
    SEC CO-FRESHMAN OF THE WEEK 
    Brandie Jay, Georgia
    5-1 • Fort Collins, Colo.
     
    • Georgia’s Brandie Jay turned in two scores of 9.9 or higher, including a career-high 9.975 on floor to help the Gym Dogs achieve a season-high score of 197.800 at NC State. Jay’s 9.975 on floor is the highest mark by a Georgia gymnast this season and matches the best score on floor by a Georgia freshman since Courtney Kupets in 2006. Jay also turned in a 9.9 on vault as the Gym Dogs posted a season-high road score of 49.4.
     
    SEC CO-FRESHMAN OF THE WEEK 
    Lauren Beers, Alabama
    5-4 • Warren Center, Pa.
     
    • Freshman Lauren Beers enjoyed a career night against No. 1 ranked Oklahoma, winning the vault with a career-best 9.95 and the floor exercise with a career-best 9.9. Her 9.95 on the vault led the Tide to a season-best 49.525 on the vault. She also made her collegiate debut on the uneven bars, scoring a 9.825 and helping lead the Tide to a season-best 49.425 on the bars. Beer’s scores also helped lead Alabama to its first win at home over a No. 1 ranked team since 2002.