Tigers narrowly miss championship berth
Tigers head to Gainesville for regional with an eye on the big event
By Toi Garcia
Auburn recorded its highest score at the SEC meet and finished fifth.
Tigers have won fourth straight, boasts record score
4-6-13 NCAA Gymnastics Regionals
3-8-13 Lindenwood vs Auburn Women's Gymnastics Anthony Hall
3-1-13 Maryland vs Auburn Women's Gymnastics Anthony Hall
2-22-13 LSU vs Auburn Women's Gymnastics Anthony Hall
2-8-13 Arkansas vs Auburn Women's Gymnastics Anthony Hall
Vault - 9.925 vs. Pittsburgh (2/25/11)
Bars - 9.800 at Southern Utah with BYU (3/7/11)
Beam - 9.750 at SEC Championship (3/19/11)
Floor - 9.900 vs. Pittsburgh (2/25/11)
All-Around - 38.950 at Southern Utah with BYU (3/7/11)
2012: Earned three individual titles this season, one on vault and two on floor ... Won vault title at SEMO and floor titles at SEMO and against BYU... Competed in the Cancun Classic and scored a 9.725 on beam making it her season high ... Scored her season highs of 9.900 on vault, 9.675 on bars and a 38.600 in the all-around at LSU ... Placed first in vault with a score of 9.825 and first in floor with a score of 9.875 at SEMO ... Placed first in floor against BYU matching her season high score of 9.875.
2011:Won four individual titles this season with three on vault and one in the all-around ... Scored a then season high on floor at Georgia posting a 9.875 and tied for fourth ... Took the individual title with a then season high on vault scoring a 9.900 against Arkansas and also tied for third on floor with a 9.825 ... Tied for second on floor against Kentucky posting a 9.850 ... Tied for fourth on vault at Florida with a score of 9.850, which was also a team high for Auburn ... The Maryland native also led the Tigers on floor placing second with a 9.875 and took home the all-around title tallying a 38.800 ... Recorded career-high scores on vault with a 9.925 taking the individual title and on floor with a 9.900 placing second both against Pittsburgh ... Placed second on vault at BYU with a score of 9.825 ... Tied for third on vault at Southern Utah posting a 9.825, posted a career high 9.800 on bars and tallied a then season high 38.950 all-around score ... Took the individual title on vault against SEMO with a score of 9.850 ... Recorded a career high 9.750 on beam and placed ninth in the all-around at the SEC Championship with a career high 39.125 ... Led the team on vault in scoring for six meets ... Scored a 9.725 or better on vault in 12-of-13 meets ... Scored a 9.725 or better on floor in 11-of-13 meets.
2010:Scored a 9.775 on vault in first collegiate event ... Won first career title on vault in her second collegiate competition against Oklahoma with a 9.875 ... Returned to floor exercise after a four-meet hiatus and scored a then collegiate-best 9.825 against Florida ... Scored a collegiate-best 9.875 on floor against Denver, tying Auburn's highest score in the discipline this season and winning the first title of her career ... Broke the 9.800 barrier twice in first SEC Championship, scoring a 9.825 on vault and 9.800 on floor.
Prior to Auburn:Level 10 National Qualifier ... Maryland State Team member ... Maryland State Champion ... 2009 Outstanding Senior Award winner ... Has competed as a level 10 gymnast for five years.
Personal:Full name is Carlyn Antoinese Garcia ... Born June 29, 1991 ... Daughter of Gwen and Carlos Garcia ... Has a brother, Trey (24) ... Major: Journalism.
Miscellaneous: Nickname: Toi... I chose Auburn because of: the beautiful campus and gymnastics team... If I could compete in another sport at Auburn, it would be: track... My hero is: my mom... My favorite food is: bacon... My biggest fear is: flying bugs... My dream job is: to be a sports journalist and getting to meet good athletes on big teams... My most memorable sports moment is: the national championship... My favorite movie is: Remember the Titans... Favorite TV show is: That's So Raven ... My favorite magazine is: Cosmo... Career highlight: is beating Georgia... I can't live without: my friends and family... My first memory of Auburn was: a football game... The most famous person I have ever met is: Toni Braxton, who is my god sister... My favorite Auburn tradition is: Toomer's Corner.