When Jenny Rowland took the helm of the Gators nearly two years ago, she inherited a program in its prime.
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Florida junior Alex McMurtry was named both the SEC Gymnast and Scholar-Athlete of the Year on Thursday, becoming the first Gator in school history to earn both titles in the same season.
JACKSONVILLE - At the end of the first rotation, LSU’s Ashleigh Gnat sprinted towards the vault and perfection. With her yurchenko double full, the senior from Lake Mary, Florida notched her third perfect 10 of the season on the apparatus, putting the Tigers up .20 over the Gators.
As soon as Sierra Alexander stuck her vault landing on Friday, a huge smile spread across her face.
As freshman Maegan Chant went to dismount the bars in the first rotation, her hands slipped.
The Gators will be without their sole senior for the rest of the season.
Something was off from the first tumbling pass.
As soon as the upbeat melody begins to play, there is no doubt which Gator is about to compete.
A week ago, it seemed that there might not be enough gymnasts to compete, let alone at a high level, when the No. 3 Gators took on then-No. 9 Georgia on Friday in O’Connell Center.
Freshman Amelia Hundley landed her routine on bars.
Alex McMurtry was ready to make her 2017 floor debut.
Prior to beginning her career at Florida, the largest crowd that Sierra Alexander had ever performed in front of was just 100, and even then it was made up of mostly parents and friends.