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2012 Gymnastics Roster

Kytra Hunter


5' 0"
Frederick, Md. (Hill’s Gymnastics)
2010 All-SEC First Team

Four-time NCAA Event Champion

25-time All-American (15 NCAA / 10 NACGC Regular Season)

2015 & 2012 Honda Award winner
2015 SEC Gymnast of the Year

2012, 2013, 2014 & 2015 All-SEC Team


Collegiate Bests:













Three times












Four times










*Florida record






AS A SENIOR – Honda Award winner as top collegiate gymnast – first Gator gymnast to claim honor twice (2012, 2015)…NCAA all-around and floor exercise champion…shared all-around title at 39.60 and first Gator to win floor (9.9625) since Maria Anz in 1985…third All-America first-team honor after sharing fifth in balance beam final (9.875)…All-America second-team in uneven bars (9.90)…career total of 15 All-America honors earned in NCAA competition is school record…Southeastern Conference Gymnast of the Year – first Gator since 2000 to receive honor…shared SEC Championships’ vault (9.95) and floor (9.975) titles…collected a total of seven SEC event titles over UF career – a Gator record…first Gator and one of five in SEC history to win a league event title each year of collegiate career…All-America first-team for all-around, vault and floor exercise in the National Association of Collegiate Gymnastics Coaches (NACGC) regular-season awards…NACGC Southeast Region Gymnast of the Year…member of All-SEC team for fourth consecutive season…opened season with four consecutive all-around wins to set longest streak of career…nine all-around wins sets career-high season total…turned in nation’s fourth-highest all-around (39.75) for win versus Missouri and again at Oklahoma…four-time SEC Gymnast of the Week selection, giving her nine such honors for her career…collegiate beam best (9.975) second at Oklahoma…led team with 24 events titles (nine all-around, floor, four vault, two beam)…finished with UF record for career floor (32) and vault (21) wins…third all-time among Gators in event (83) and all-around (21) wins…named the Outstanding Gymnast of the Year at team’s annual awards banquet…among the six finalists for AAI Award, given annually to top collegiate senior gymnast.


AS A JUNIOR –  All-America first-team for all-around, vault and floor exercise in the NACGC regular-season awards…All-America second team for all-around and floor in NCAA Championships’ semifinal competition…turned a total of six 10.0 marks in 2014 (vault/twice; floor/four times) to lead nation in number of perfect marks…nation’s first of season to earn multiple 10.0s on multiple events…shares nation’s top mark for floor exercise (10.0) with teammate Bridget Sloan after tying for event title versus Georgia…posted second consecutive 10.0 floor mark versus Oklahoma, becoming first Gator to earn multiple perfect floor marks…again recorded consecutive floor 10.0s versus West Virginia and at Missouri – her six perfect marks (four floor, two vault) leads Gators all-time for individual 10.0s…first in nation in 2014 to earn a 10.0 for vault, setting mark versus Arkansas, which earned the SEC Specialist of the Week honor…performance versus Georgia shared SEC Gymnast of the Week honor with Sloan…turned in a 39.70 all-around total versus Georgia and Oklahoma – the nation’s fourth-highest mark of 2014…season beam best of 9.925 won SEC title – also shared second consecutive league floor title (9.95)…runner-up in SEC (39.65) and NCAA Super Six (39.675) all-around…won NCAA Regional floor title (9.95) for third consecutive year…shared first in NCAA Super Six vault and floor with marks of 9.95…shared the season’s first SEC Gymnast of the Week honor…won floor in 11 of 13 performances, including six consecutive…named the co-Outstanding Gymnast of the Year at team’s annual awards banquet…second among the Gators with 20 event titles (11 floor, six vault, two all-around, one beam).


AS A SOPHOMORE – Added four All-America honors at NCAA Championships…earned first-team honors with vault mark of 9.90 in NCAA Championships semifinal...finished 16th in NCAA vault final (9.85)…also earned All-America second-team honors for balance beam (9.875), floor exercise (9.875) and all-around (T7th/39.475)…equaled collegiate floor exercise best of 9.975 to lead all competitors in all events in NCAA Super Six competition…All-America first-team for all-around, vault and floor exercise and second-team in uneven bars in the first NACGC All-America regular-season awards…upped her own national leading all-around total to 39.80 – equaling the Gators’ record set in 1996 and highest in the nation since 2009 – to take Minnesota dual win…picked up second SEC Gymnast of the Week honor of season following Minnesota meet…NCAA Gainesville Regional all-around champion with the nation’s second-highest total of season (39.775)…also shared Regional vault (9.95) and floor (9.95) titles…shared SEC floor exercise title (9.95) and third in all-around (39.60) and vault (9.925)…named to All-SEC team…earned SEC Gymnast of the Week after posting a then-national high of 39.70 to win Auburn dual…second among 2013 Gators with 18 event titles (six vault, five floor, four all-around, two bars, one beam)…team’s Charlie’s Angel award winner, given to one who inspires teammates, at team’s post-season banquet…member of the SEC Academic Honor Roll.


AS A FRESHMAN – NCAA all-around and vault champion…used a then collegiate-best 39.725 to become first Gator to win NCAA all-around title…ninth freshman to claim NCAA all-around in event’s 31-year history…used average of 9.875 to win vault, becoming first Gator to claim multiple NCAA event titles in a single year…fifth freshman all-time to take multiple event titles in the meet’s history…also tied for fourth in NCAA floor exercise final (9.925)…earned maximum of five All-America honors, adding second-team honors for uneven bars and balance beam…Honda Award winner as top collegiate gymnast – third freshman to win honor in award’s 36-year history and first since 1991…SEC Championships’ all-around (39.625) and vault (9.975) champion to earn spot on All-SEC first team…SEC Freshman of the Year and member of SEC All-Freshman team…first Gator to win SEC all-around since…turned in a team-high 21 event titles (seven floor exercise, six all-around, five vault, two balance beam and one uneven bars)…opened collegiate campaign with three consecutive all-around wins…named SEC Gymnast of the Week following performance versus Georgia – only league freshman to earn the honor in 2012…named SEC Freshman of the Week for the third time after season-best 9.975 on floor to take LSU dual title – first Gator freshman to earn a 9.975 on floor and fifth Gator in school history…named the Outstanding Gymnast and Newcomer of the Year at team’s annual awards banquet…member of SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll.


PRIOR TO FLORIDA – 2009-10 and 2010-11 U.S. Senior National Team member…Senior International Elite competitor…fourth in 2010 Visa Championships’ all-around, balance beam and floor exercise standings…won 2010 CoverGirl Classic floor title – also took third in vault and sixth in both all-around and balance beam….in 2009 Visa Championships competition, took third on floor exercise, fourth in all-around and shared eighth on balance beam…received first international assignment to compete on the 2009 European Tour and won floor at competition in Muelheim, Germany…also represented U.S. in international competitions in France, Italy and Japan…attended 2009 and 2010 World Championships Team Selection Camps; named alternate for 2009 and 2010 U.S. World Championship teams…2008 Junior Olympic Level 10 Senior A all-around, vault and floor exercise national champion…first qualified as senior international elite in 2007…second in all-around and vault in 2006 J.O. Junior B National Championship competition…trained at Hill’s Gymnastics in Maryland, the same club that produced former Gator All-Americans Erinn Dooley and Corey Hartung…coached by Kelli Hill and Elena Todorova…considers vault and floor best events.


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