BATON ROUGE, LA – LSU freshman Haleigh Bryant has been named the Region 1 Gymnast of the Year, the Women’s Collegiate Gymnastics Association (WCGA) announced Tuesday.
Bryant is the 2021 Southeastern Conference Freshman of the Year and one of the best all-around gymnasts in the country. The Cornelius, North Carolina native has scored two perfect 10’s this season on vault, including one in the NCAA Regional Final on Saturday.
In her debut season, Bryant finished third on vault, fourth on floor and ninth in the all-around in the nation. The top freshman in the country, Bryant won the SEC vault title.
Bryant owns career highs of 10 on vault, 9.90 on bars and beam, 9.975 on floor and 39.625 in the all-around this season.
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WCGA Gymnast of the Year Honors
Region 1: Luisa Blanco, Alabama & Haleigh Bryant, LSU
Region 2: Lynnzee Brown, Denver
Region 3: Natalie Wojcik, Michigan
Region 4: Anastasia Webb, Oklahoma
Region 5: Emily Shepard, North Carolina State
Region 6: Kyana George, California
Division II: Madeline Gose, Texas Woman’s
(Press release provided by LSU Athletics.)