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2013 Gymnastics Roster

Kytra Hunter

AA

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

2012 NCAA All-Around and Vault Champion

18-time All-American (11 NCAA / 7 NACGC Regular Season)

2012 Honda Award winner

2012, 2013 & 2014 All-SEC Team

 

Collegiate Bests:

 

 

 

 

Vault:

10.0*

2-14/21-14

 

 

 

Bars:

9.95

Three times

 

 

 

Beam:

9.925

Five times

 

 

 

Floor:

10.0*

Four times

 

 

 

AA:

39.80

3-1-13

 

 

 

*Florida record

 

 

 

 

 


AS A JUNIOR –  All-America first-team for all-around, vault and floor exercise in the National Association of Collegiate Gymnastics Coaches (NACGC) All-America 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 Southeastern Conference Specialist of the Week honor…used 10.0 versus LSU to win fourth consecutive vault title…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…equaled collegiate balance beam best of 9.925 to win 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 after opening 2014 season with all-around (39.375) and floor exercise (9.90) wins at UCLA…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…also won vault by matching collegiate-best of 9.975 for fourth time of 2013…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…then-national high of 39.70 won Auburn dual all-around…equaled collegiate vault best of 9.975 to also take that title versus Auburn, as well as balance beam (9.90) and floor exercise (9.925) wins…named SEC Gymnast of the Week following AU meet…claimed all-around (39.675) and vault (9.975) titles at LSU…took uneven bars win in opening two meets of season with marks of 9.90…upped collegiate-bars best to 9.925 versus Missouri and then 9.95 versus Kentucky and equaled versus Minnesota and in NCAA Regional…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 1995 and first Gator freshman to take league all-around title since 1983…led Florida with marks of 9.975 on vault and floor and all-around total (39.725)…NCAA Raleigh Regional floor exercise champion (9.95)…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, joining teammate Ashanée Dickerson (2010) as the only two Gators to take all-around win in first three meets since 1987…used a 39.675 to take all-around win against Georgia…also picked up vault and floor titles with marks of 9.95…named SEC Gymnast of the Week following performance versus Georgia – only league freshman to earn the honor in 2012…shared Jan. 27 quad and Utah dual floor exercise titles (9.95)…four meets into debut season marks quickest a Gator freshman earned a 9.95 floor mark…named SEC Freshman of the Week for the third time after upping floor best to a 9.975 to take LSU dual title – first Gator freshman to earn a 9.975 on floor and fifth Gator in school history…shared LSU dual beam win with a collegiate-best 9.925…named SEC Freshman of the Week after claiming at least a share of four event titles at Kentucky, including third consecutive all-around title (39.475)…named SEC Co-Freshman of Week following Jan. 27 quad meet…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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