Caitlin Atkinson
Caitlin  Atkinson


Houston, Texas

High School:
Home schooled



Club Team:
Cypress Academy

Career Highs

Vault- 9.950 vs. Alabama in Birmingham, AL (3/8/15)
Bars- 9.975 vs. Alabama in Birmingham, AL (3/8/15)
Beam- 9.950 at Alabama (3/14/14) & at NCAA Championship semifinals (4/17/15)
Floor- 9.975 vs. Georgia (2/27/15)
All-Around- 39.750 vs. Alabama in Birmingham, AL (3/8/15) -- Auburn school record

Awards and Honors
2015 NCAA Nationals All-America first-team honors on both beam and all-around
2015 NAGC/W Regular Season First Team All-American (All-Around)
2014 NAGC/W Regular Season Second Team All-American (All-Around)
2014 All-SEC Team
2013 First Team All-American (Vault)
2013 All-SEC Team
2013 SEC All-Freshman Team
2013 NCAA Nationals Qualifier (All-Around)
SEC Gymnast of the Week (March 3, 2015)
SEC Gymnast of the Week (Feb. 26, 2013)
SEC Freshman of the Week (Feb. 5, 2013)

2015: Named NAGC/W regular season first-team All-American in the all-around ... earned NCAA All-America first-team honors for her performance on both beam and in the all-around at the NCAA Championship ... had a career-high tying 9.950 on beam, the highest score of the two semifinals ... also won the all-around in the second semifinal with a total of 39.550, tying for third overall ... this is the second All-America honor, previously earning first team vault All-American in 2013 as a freshman ... in the NCAA Championship semifinal, also scored a 9.825 on vault, 9.875 on bars and 9.9 on floor ... in the Super Six, scored a 9.8 on bars and 9.75 on beam ... ranked seventh in the nation in all-around and has been ranked as high as fourth ... won 20 event titles this year, including seven straight on all-around, four bars, four vault, three floor and two beam ... won all-around for the seventh consecutive meet as she broke Auburn's all-around record in back-to-back weeks with a 39.750 vs. No. 6 Alabama in a non-conference Elevate the Stage meet at Legacy Arena in Birmingham as the Tigers had a school record away meet 197.025 total ... also won vault with a career-best 9.95 and won bars with a career-best 9.975 with a perfect 10 from one judge while scoring 9.9 on beam and 9.925 on floor ... the only Auburn gymnast in history to win two all-arounds vs. Alabama in the same season ... named SEC Gymnast of the Week after winning her fifth-straight all-around title this season with a career-best and then Auburn record 39.675, including a win on floor with a career-best 9.975 that was scored a perfect 10 by one judge in the win vs. No. 9 Georgia as the Tigers scored a school record 197.750 in the first sellout in program history ... also scored a 9.9 on vault, bars and beam ... in the NCAA Regional, finished fourth in all-around with a 39.425, including a 9.85 on vault, tying for second on bars with a 9.9, 9.8 on beam and finishing fourth on floor with a 9.875 ... won all-around for the sixth consecutive meet at No. 22 Kentucky with a 39.575, tying for the vault title with a 9.9 and won bars with 9.85 and won floor with a 9.950 to go along with a 9.875 on beam ... won all-around for the fourth consecutive meet at No. 6 Alabama as she tied with a 39.475 with a 9.9 on vault, 9.875 on bars, 9.9 on beam and 9.8 on floor ... won all-around for the third consecutive meet with a 39.400 vs. Air Force and won floor with a 9.9 and scored a 9.825 on vault, 9.85 on bars and 9.825 on beam ... won all-around for the second consecutive meet with a 39.450 vs. No. 12 Arkansas and won bars with a career-best 9.925 while scoring a 9.85 on vault and 9.825 on beam and 9.85 on floor ... won all-around at No. 3 Florida with a 39.500 and won beam with a 9.925 along with a 9.9 on vault, 9.85 on floor and 9.825 on bars ... scored a 9.9 on vault, 9.875 on bars and 9.85 on beam in helping Auburn set a then school record with a 197.300 vs. No. 2 LSU ... won bars with Megan Walker with a 9.875 at Missouri to go along with a 9.875 on vault and 9.825 on beam ... co-winner on vault with a 9.9 with teammates Bri Guy and MJ Rott vs. North Carolina on March 13 in Auburn to go along with a 9.825 on beam ... finished seventh in all-around in the SEC Championship with a 38.850 while scoring 9.875 on vault, 9.85 on bars and 9.875 on floor ... scored an all-around of 38.625 in the season opener at North Carolina while winning both vault with a 9.875 and beam with a 9.85 and scoring 9.65 on floor.

2014: Competed in all 12 meets during her sophomore season ... Set a career high with an all-around total of 39.550 against Missouri ... Scored 9.9 (vault), 9.875 (uneven bars), 9.875 (beam) and 9.9 (floor) in the meet ... Totaled 39.525 in the All-Around on three occasions (at LSU, vs. Georgia, at Alabama) ... Set career highs in vault (9.925 vs. Florida) and on beam (9.950 at Alabama) ... Also equaled her career high on bars at 9.9 three times in 2014 ... Named a regular season All-American for the first time in her career ... Also earned All-SEC honors for the second consecutive season ... Named team "Most Valuable Player" for second consecutive season

2013: First Team All-American on vault...NCAA National Championship All-Around Qualifier ...Earned All-SEC honors... Competed all-around in all 14 meets...Scored a 9.875 on floor and vault, a 9.85 on beam, and a 39.05 in the all-around in her first meet against Cal.....Won all-around against Georgia with a 39.25...Earned back to back 9.9's on vault and bars against Mizzou and won the all-around with a 39.525, which placed her 10th nationally, fourth in the SEC, and sixth best in Auburn history...After the Mizzou meet, named SEC Freshman of the Week...Placed first all-around against Arkansas and earned her career best on vault with a 9.925...Tied career high on beam vs. Alabama with a 9.875...Had a career high on bars vs. LSU with a 9.9 and won all-around for the third time this season with a 39.55...Was named SEC Gymnast of the Week after LSU meet...After Maryland meet, had a career high mark scoring a 9.9 or better on every event, scored a career high on floor with a 9.95, and won the all-around with a 39.475, making it her fourth all-around title...Finished sixth all-around at Regionals with a 39.275...Earned 15 event titles throughout the season...2013 "Most Valuable Player"...Tied for fifth as the best vault scorer in Auburn with a 9.925...Tied for the second best scorer on floor in Auburn with a 9.95...Tied for third for the best scorer in Auburn in the all-around with a 39.55 ... Only competed two events at nationals after injury on bars...First All-American for Auburn since Julie Dwyer in 2008...First freshman to be named an All-American in program history

Prior to Auburn: Home schooled in Houston, Texas ... Trained at Cypress Academy ... 2012 Junior Olympics National Beam Champion ... Competed in the 2008 Visa Championships.

Personal: Born in Houston, Texas ... Daughter of Craig and Debra Atkinson... Has three siblings, Kristen, Josh and Holly ... Majoring in physical education.

Miscellaneous: Nickname: Cait ...I chose Auburn because of:The beautiful campus and the team ...If I could compete in another sport at Auburn, it would be: Diving ...Most prized possession: Phone ...Favorite food: Pasta ...Biggest fears: Sharks ...My dream job: Own my own gym ...What motivates me: Achieving my goals ...Most memorable sports moment: 2008 Visa Championships ...Favorite Movie:Stick It ...Favorite TV shows: Big Brother and Pretty Little Liars ...I can't live without my: Brothers, sisters, nephew and nieces ...My biggest influence: My parents and coaches ...Most famous person you have ever met: Mary Lou Retton ...Favorite Auburn tradition: Rolling Toomer's Corner.

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