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2009 Gymnastics Roster

Kailey Tissue

AA

Height
5' 1"
CLASS
Freshman
Hometown
Katy, Texas (WOGA)
School
Collegiate Bests:

 

Collegiate Bests:

Vault:

9.875

1-23-09

Bars:

 

 

Beam:

9.725

1-30-09

Floor:

 

 

AA:

 

 

 

 Retired from competitive gymnastics prior to 2010 season due to injuries.

AS A FRESHMAN (2009) – Shared UF’s high mark in Arkansas dual vault competition, posting a collegiate-best 9.875…shared third overall with Maranda Smith in Arkansas dual vault competition…made first appearance in balance beam lineup versus Kentucky, posting a 9.725...performed an exhibition beam routine in first two meets and also turned in an exhibition vault versus Auburn…limited in 2009 due to knee injury and underwent surgery on right meniscus in second week of March…National Association of Collegiate Gymnastics Coaches Scholastic All-America team…member of the SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll.

 

PRIOR TO FLORIDA - Senior International Elite level gymnast…an elite-level gymnast since 2002…seventh in all-around and floor exercise at the 2007 U.S. Classic…took seventh on floor exercise at 2006 U.S. Classic…first on floor in 2007 WOGA Classic international competition…third on vault and floor; sixth in all-around in 2006 Friendship Cup…won the 2005 WOGA Classic vault title plus third in floor and all-around…named to U.S. National Team training squad in 2003 after taking fourth in all-around and first on bars at the U.S. Challenge…first international competition came in December, 2004 at Veronin Cup in Moscow, qualifying for the balance beam final and placed 12th in the senior division all-around …former club teammates include the last two Olympic all-around gold medalists - Carly Patterson (2004) and Nastia Liukin (2008)…trained under Yevgeny Marchenko (2004 Women’s Gymnastics Olympic team coach) and Natasha Boyarskaya at the World Olympic Gymnastics Academy (WOGA) in Plano, Texas…first WOGA gymnast to sign with Florida.

MAJOR – Received bachelor’s degree in advertising in May of 2012


 

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