Leah Vining
Leah Vining

RS Senior

Woodstock, Ga.

High School:
Cherokee Christian




Club Team:
Georgia All-Stars Gymnastics

Career Highs
Bars - 9.825 vs. Arkansas (1/28/11)

Awards and Honors
• 2012 SEC Academic Honor Roll
• 2011 SEC Academic Honor Roll
• 2010 Academic All-American
• 2010 SEC Academic Honor Roll
• 2009 Academic All-American
• 2009 SEC Academic Honor Roll
• 2009 Wentworth Award Winner

2012: Competed bars at the Cancun Classic and scored a 9.725.

2011:Set a season high on bars with a 9.825 and tied for first against Arkansas ... Led off on bars at Iowa State, against LSU and at BYU ... Held the No. 3 spot in the bars lineup against Georgia, Arkansas, Kentucky, Alabama, Florida, Southern Utah, SEMO, the SEC Championship and the NCAA Tuscaloosa Regional.

2010:Exhibitioned on bars against Alabama, scoring a 9.750 ... Named to SEC Community Service Team.

2009:Exhibitioned on beam against Arkansas and on bars against Illinois-Chicago, Florida, Michigan St. and Kentucky.

2008:Exhibitioned on bars at NC State.

Prior to Auburn:2006 National Team alternate ... Two-time bar state champion (2003, `05) ... 2003 Easterns qualifier.

Personal:Full name is Leah Jeanette Vining ... Born April 7, 1989 ... Daughter of John and Nancy Vining ... Father wrestled at Georgia Tech ... Has one brother, D.J. (18) ... Major: Math.

Miscellaneous: I chose Auburn because of: the Christian influence, the traditions, and it's in the South...People would be surprised to know: that I long board... If I could compete in another sports at Auburn, it would be: tennis...My hero is: my mom... My favorite food is: mango...My dream job is: high school math teacher... What motivates me is: knowing that the Lord guides me through every day... My favorite movie is: Lord of the Rings... My favorite TV show is: Gilmore Girls... My career highlight is: competing at regionals last year... I can't live without: my Bible...My first memory of Auburn was: watching them win the SEC football championship in 2004...My favorite Auburn tradition is: the eagle flying before the football games.

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