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Caitlin Atkinson
Caitlin Atkinson

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Houston, Texas

High School:
Home schooled

Height:
5-0

Event:
AA

Club Team:
Cypress Academy

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Career Highs
Vault- 9.925 vs. Arkansas (2/8/13)
Bars- 9.900 (five times)
Beam- 9.950 at Alabama (3/14/14)
Floor- 9.950 (two times)
All-Around- 39.550 (two times)

Awards and Honors
• 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 (Feb. 26, 2013)
• SEC Freshman of the Week (Feb. 5, 2013)

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: Homeschooled 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.