Karmen Pinckney
Karmen Pinckney


Simpsonville, S.C.

High School:



Club Team:
Electric City Gymnastics

  • 2008 SEC Academic Honor Roll
  • 2007 Academic All-American
  • 2007 SEC Academic Honor Roll
  • 2006 Auburn Gymnastics Most Improved Gymnast
  • 2006 SEC Academic Honor Roll
  • 2005 SEC Freshmen Academic Honor Roll

    2008 (Senior):
    Sustained season-ending knee injury prior to start of the season.

    2007 (Junior):
    Named Academic All-American and to the SEC Academic Honor Roll... Scored a 9.650 on vault and a 9.550 on floor at SEC's... Sat out the Alabama meet due to injury... Recorded a 9.800 on vault and a 9.675 on floor at Illinois-Chicago... Registered a 9.825 on vault at Illinois... Scored a 9.775 on vault and a 9.725 on floor vs. Arkansas... Exhibitioned on vault and bars at Georgia... Scored a 9.800 on vault at Florida.

    2006 (Sophomore):
    Selected as Most Improved Gymnast at gymnastics banquet... Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll... Also awarded with a scholarship at the banquet... Scored a 9.750 on vault, 9.675 on bars and a 9.650 on floor at Northeast Regional... Recorded a 9.775 on floor at SEC Championships... Tied for second on vault and third on bars, while matching career high to tie for second on floor with a 9.825 vs. Illinois-Chicago... Placed third on vault with a 9.825 at Arkansas... Matched career high with a 9.825 on floor to tie for fourth at Arkansas... Tied season-high on vault for third straight meet with a 9.850 vs. Georgia... Tied for second on vault with a 9.850 at Centenary... Placed third on floor with a 9.775 at Centenary... Scored a 9.850 on vault at LSU to tie for fifth... Matched season high on floor, scoring a 9.800 at Hearts Invitational... Placed sixth on floor and bars at Hearts Invitational... Career-high 9.800 on bars to tie for second vs. Florida... Tied for fifth with a 9.800 on vault against Florida... Had a 9.775 on vault vs. Alabama... Scored a 9.850 on vault to tie for second at Kentucky... Notched a 9.750 on floor at Kentucky... Finished second on floor with a 9.800 and second on vault with a 9.750 vs. West Virginia... Placed ninth on floor with a 9.675 at Super Six... Scored a 9.725 on vault at Super Six to finish 19th.

    2005 (Freshman):
    Selected to the SEC Freshmen Academic Honor Roll... Competed on vault at the NCAA Central Regional...At SECs, scored a 9.70 on vault... Competed on vault at Texas Women's and exhibitioned on floor... Had 9.775s on vault and floor against North Carolina, Iowa... Competed on vault and exhibitioned on floor at WVU quad-meet... Scored the second-highest vault score for AU with a 9.825 at Master's Classic... Competed on vault against LSU... Scored a 9.70 on vault and a 9.725 on floor against Oklahoma... Competed on vault and floor against Florida... Led Auburn with a 9.875 on vault and won the individual title against Kentucky... Competed on vault and floor against Gym'Backs... Tied career-high on vault against Gym Dogs... Competed on vault (9.75) and floor (9.70) in first collegiate meet against Centenary.

    Prior to Auburn:
    Six-time Regional qualifier... 2004 USAIGC National Floor Champion... 2004 state beam champion... 2003 state bars and floor champion... 2002 state vault and bars champion... 2001 state all-around, vault and floor champion... Trained at Electric City Gymnastics with Shawn Smolen.

    Born on January 4, 1986... Daughter of Van and Rebecca Pinckney... Full name is Karmen Nicole Pinckney... One brother, Ben ... Majoring in elementary education..

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