Kelsey Kopec
Kelsey  Kopec

RS Junior

Alpharetta, Ga.

High School:



Club Team:
Ultimate Gymnastics

Kelsey Kopec bio actionCareer Highs
Vault- 9.825 vs. Alabama in Birmingham, AL (3/8/15)
Bars- 9.900 vs. Arkansas (1/23/15)

2015: In the NCAA Super Six, scored 9.750 on both vault and bars ... in the NCAA Championship semifinals, scored 9.85 on bars ... scored a career-best 9.9 on bars vs. No. 12 Arkansas ... scored a career-best 9.825 on vault and had a 9.8 on bars 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 ... scored a 9.8 on bars at the NCAA Regional ... scored a then career-high 9.8 on vault with a 9.8 on bars in the win vs. No. 9 Georgia as the Tigers scored a school record 197.750 in the first sellout in program history ... scored a 9.85 on bars in helping Auburn set a then school record with a 197.300 vs. No. 2 LSU ... scored a 9.825 on bars vs. Air Force ... scored 9.825 on bars and 9.8 on vault at the SEC Championship ... scored a 9.8 on bars at No. 3 Florida ... scored a 9.775 on bars at No. 6 Alabama ... scored 9.775 on bars vs. North Carolina in Auburn ... scored 9.725 on bars at No. 22 Kentucky ... scored a 9.7 on bars at North Carolina in the season opener.

Competed on uneven bars in all 12 meets in 2014 ... Set a career high with a score of 9.875 against Missouri ... Scored 9.8 or higher six times ... Also competed on vault five times ... Scored a season best 9.75 against Missouri ... Shared "Most Improved Gymnast" award with teammate Lexus Demers for 2014 season

: Redshirted

Prior to Auburn: Attended Alpharetta High School in Alpharetta, Georgia ... Trained at Ultimate Gymnastics ... Five time Georgia State Champion ... Four time Junior Olympics National Qualifier ... Atlanta Journal Constitution Athlete of the Year.

Personal:Born in Marietta, Georgia... Daughter of John and Laurie Kopec... Has one brother, Ryan ... Majoring in Mechanical Engineering.

Miscellaneous:Nickname:Kels ...I chose Auburn because of:The gorgeous campus, outstanding engineering school, the excellent coaches and the girls on the team ...People would be surprised to know that: I love sports and I hope to work with cars after college ...If I could compete in another sport at Auburn, it would be: Soccer ...Favorite food: Steak or fish ...Biggest fears: Snakes and spiders ...My dream job: Working on a NASCAR race team ...Favorite pro athlete:Jimmie Johnson ...Favorite Movie:Transformers ...Favorite TV show: SportsCenter ...Career Highlight: Qualifying for JO Nationals ...I can't live without my: Friends and family ...My biggest influence: My dad ...Most famous person you have ever met: Jimmie Johnson ...Favorite Auburn tradition: Toomer's Trees.

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