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Kayla Gies
Kayla Gies

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Cox's Creek, Ky.

Height:
5-3

Event:
AA

Club Team:
Champion Gymnastics

  • 2008 Wentworth Award Winner
  • 2008 SEC Academic Honor Roll
  • 2007 Academic All-American
  • 2007 SEC Academic Honor Roll
  • 2006 Academic All-American
  • 2006 SEC Academic Honor Roll

    2008 (Senior): Selected as the 2008 Wentworth Award winner at end-of-year banquet...Competed three events at NCAA Regionals...Scored 9.800 on vault, 9.625 on bars and 9.800 on beam...At SEC Championship scored 9.800 on vault, 9.750 on bars, and 9.750 on beam...Competed vault (9.825), bars (9.725) and beam (9.750) at Alabama...Scored 9.575 on vault, 9.775 on bars and 9.750 on beam versus Michigan State...Competed vault (9.750), bars (9.675) and beam (9.700) at Oklahoma...Scored 9.825 on beam and 9.650 on bars at Denver...Competed bars (9.650) and beam (9.700) versus Illinois...Set career high on beam (9.875) at Arkansas...Also competed bars (9.725)...Scored 9.700 on bars and 9.775 on beam versus Georgia...Competed vault, bars and beam at LSU...Scored 9.750 on vault, 9.725 on bars and 9.775 on beam...Scored 9.850 on vault at NC State...Also competed bars (8.950) and beam (9.650)...Competed vault, bars and beam versus Florida...Scored 9.725 on vault...Scored 8.850 on bars...Scored 9.700 in lead-off spot on beam...Competed three events versus Alabama...Scored 9.675 on vault, 9.725 on bars and 9.800 on beam...Scored 9.625 on vault versus UK...Also competed on beam scoring 8.250

    2007 (Junior):
    Named Academic All-American and to the SEC Academic Honor Roll... Suffered a season ending injury at Alabama... Scored a 9.775 on vault and bars and a 9.800 on beam at Alabama... Competed in her first career all-around, scoring a 38.950 vs. Kentucky... Scored a 9.750 to finish fourth on beam against NC State... Placed second on vault with a 9.875 at Cancun Classic.

    2006 (Sophomore):
    Named Academic All-American and to the SEC Academic Honor Roll... Tied for 10th on vault with a 9.800 at Northeast Regional... Secured a 9.700 on beam and a 9.750 on vault at SEC Championships... Tied career high on vault with a 9.850 to tie for fifth... Earned first-career event title with a 9.800 on vault vs. Illinois-Chicago... Also tied for second on beam while matching her career high with a 9.825 vs. Illinois-Chicago... Scored a 9.825 on beam at Arkansas to tie for second... Placed fifth on beam vs. Georgia with a 9.750... Finished fourth on vault with a 9.825 at Centenary... Tied career high on vault with a 9.850 at LSU... Set career high on beam with a 9.800 at LSU... Finished sixth on beam at Hearts Invitational, posting a 9.650... Tied career high with a 9.775 on beam against Florida... Recorded a 9.775 on vault vs. Florida... Scored a career-high 9.850 on vault vs. Alabama to tie for fourth... Finished with a 9.725 on beam vs. Alabama... Career-high 9.775 to finish fourth on beam vs. West Virginia... Placed fourth on beam at Kentucky with a 9.750... Finished 13th with a 9.625 on beam at Super Six.

    2005 (Freshman):
    Scored a 9.10 on vault against Centenary... Injured ankle on vault and missed the remainder of the season.

    Prior to Auburn:
    Competed at the 2004 Level 10 Nationals... Finished third on floor, fourth on bars, fifth on beam and sixth in the all-around the 2004 Level 10 Region V Regionals... Won the all-around, bars and floor titles at the 2004 Kentucky State championships... Competed at the 2003 Level 10 Region V Regionals... Came in second on beam and vault at the 2002 Level 9 Nationals... Competed at the 2001 Level 9 Nationals on vault.

    Personal:
    Born on July 2, 1987... Daughter of Mark and Karen Gies... Has two siblings, Blake and Jessica ... Was the 2004 Nelson County Heisman Award winner... Majoring in biomedical science.