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2014 Gymnastics Roster

Bridgette Caquatto

AA

Height
5' 2"
CLASS
Sophomore
Hometown
Naperville, Ill. (Legacy Elite)
School

Five-time All-American (3 NCAA / 2 NACGC Regular Season)
2015 All-SEC

 

Collegiate Bests:

 

 

 

Vault:

9.925

2-6-15

 

 

 

Bars:

9.95

Six times

 

 

 

Beam:

 

 

 

Floor:

9.975

2-27-15

 

 

 

AA:

 

 

 

 

 

 

AS A JUNIOR (2015) – Earned two All-America honors in NCAA Championships competition…first team for floor exercise with a semifinal mark of 9.90 and second team on uneven bars (9.90)…advanced to NCAA floor final, finishing 15th…All-America first-team for bars and second-team for floor in the National Association of Collegiate Gymnastics Coaches (NACGC) All-America regular-season awards…opened season with a pair of event wins at Ball State, matching collegiate bars best of 9.95 to share win with Bridget Sloan…also collected first floor title at 9.925…collegiate-best floor mark (9.975) won Kentucky dual…also equaled bars best (9.95) to take second in same meet…marks of 9.95 at Southeastern Conference Championships’ took second on bars and shared third on floor…member of All-SEC team…set vault best of 9.925 to take second at Arkansas…won four event titles (two bars, floor)…received Team Spirit award at Gator gymnastics annual banquet…member of the SEC Academic Honor Roll. 

 

AS A SOPHOMORE (2014) – All-America second-team with 9.90 mark in NCAA Championships’ semifinal II uneven bars competition…equaled collegiate-bests of 9.95 in NCAA Super Six bars and floor exercise competition - floor performance as meet’s final competitor moved Florida into tie for national team title…turned in collegiate-best marks in each event competed versus Georgia – vault (9.875), uneven bars (9.95) and floor exercise (9.95)…equaled collegiate-best floor mark (9.95) to take second versus West Virginia…matched top bars mark of 9.95 to take second at Missouri…third in LSU floor competition at 9.925…runner-up in Georgia (9.95) and Oklahoma (9.875) bars competition…in first performance of season, turned in a 9.90 to share the UCLA duel uneven bars title…equaled vault best of 9.875 at Alabama, versus West Virginia and at NCAA University Park Regional…named Comeback Gymnast of the Year at team’s annual banquet…member of the Southeastern Conference Academic Honor Roll…National Association of Collegiate Gymnastics Coaches Scholastic All-America team.

 

AS A FRESHMAN (2013) - Stepped into floor exercise lineup at NCAA Regional to replace the injured Randy Stageberg and earned a 9.925 to share third overall…posted a collegiate-best of 9.95 to anchor floor lineup in NCAA Super Six team final…that mark shared second in Super Six team final floor competition…made competitive debut versus Kentucky, earning a 9.65 on floor exercise and 9.225 on uneven bars…recovery from May rotator cuff surgery limited contributions to past midseason…performed exhibition uneven bars and floor exercise routines versus Minnesota, earning a 9.80 on bars and 9.85 for floor… member of SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll and named to NACGC Scholastic All-America team.

 

PRIOR TO FLORIDA – 2011-12 and 2010-11 U.S. Senior National Team member and part of 2009-10 U.S. Junior National Team…Senior International Elite competitor…2011 Pan American Games all-around and uneven bars gold medalist…part of U.S. team which also claimed the Pan American team gold…sixth in 2011 Visa Championships all-around and seventh in floor exercise…third in bars, shared fifth on vault and sixth in all-around at 2011 Cover Girl Classic…in 2009 Visa Championships Junior Division, took second in all-around…represented the U.S. in six international meets, including at the 2011 City of Jesolo Trophy in Jesolo, Italy and took gold on bars, fifth in vault and sixth in all-around…part of the U.S. gold medal 2009 Junior Pan American Championships team – also took silver in vault and fourth in all-around…trained at Legacy Elite Gymnastics where coached by Jiani Wu and Yuejui Li…from March 2012 through May 2012, trained at Texas Dreams and coached by former World Championships all-around champion Kim Zmeskal Burdette and Chris Burdette.

PERSONAL – Born March 14, 1994 in Downers Grove, Illinois…often called “Bridgey”…daughter of Dave and Lin Caquatto…joined her older sister, Mackenzie, on the Gator gymnastics team in 2013 and 2014 - first pair of sisters on Gator gymnastics team since Lynn and Karen McDonnell were part of the 1983 and 1984 teams…graduated from Naperville Central High School in spring of 2012…honor roll student at Naperville Central H.S…also active in Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA).

MAJOR – Applied Physiology & Kinesiology- Fitness Wellness with a minor in Business

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