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Megan Walker
Megan Walker

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Brackney, Pa.

High School:
Montrose Area

Height:
5-2

Event:
AA

Club Team:
Southern Tier Gymnastics Academy

Megan Walker bio action

Career Highs
Bars - 9.925 vs. Maryland (3/1/13)
Beam - 9.925 at Alabama (2/15/13)

2013: Competed on bars and beam in all 14 meets...Scored a 9.875 on bars and earned a first place title on beam with a 9.825 vs. Kentucky...Placed first against Georgia with a 9.875...Scored a 9.85 on bars and beam against Missouri...Placed first on beam with a 9.875 vs. Arkansas...Earned a 9.925 on beam, a career high, vs. Alabama and placed first...Earned a 9.90 on bars and a first-place title on beam with a 9.875...Against Maryland, earned first on bars with a 9.925, a career high, and first on beam with a 9.90 for the fourth straight time this season...Earned a first-place title with a 9.875 on bars...Placed first on bars with a 9.80 at Pittsburg...Earned a 9.875 at the SEC championship...Scored a 9.85 on bars and beam at the regional championship

2012: Competed bars and beam in every meet this season, averaging a 9.727 in bars and 9.740 in beam ... Scored a career-high 9.875 on bars against Florida ... Scored a career-high 9.825 on beam against BYU ... Competed in SEC Championships scoring a 9.775 on bars and a 9.750 on beam ... Competed in NCAA Regionals scoring a 9.775 on bars and a 9.800 on beam.

Prior to Auburn: Attended Montrose Area Senior High School in Brackney, Penn. ... Trained at Southern Tier Gymnastics Academy ... Three-time Pennsylvania All-Around champion ... Three-time regional All-Around champion ... three-time regional uneven bars champion ... three-time regional beam champion ... 2010 Uneven bars silver medalist at Junior Olympic Nationals ... Scored a 9.9 on bars at 2011 NYS championships.

Personal: Born in Binghamton, N.Y. ... Daughter of Josh and Tammy Patton and Steve Walker ... Has five siblings (Steven, Ashley, Tori, Cameron and Jenna) ... Majoring in Physical education.

Miscellaneous: I chose Auburn because of: the atmosphere, campus, team, coaches, community - basically everything ... People would be surprised to know that: I have a large family ... If I could compete in another sport at Auburn it would be: swimming or volleyball ... Prized possession: Pictures that I have saved ... Favorite food: Tacos ... Biggest fear: Paralysis ... Dream job: Own a bakery ... What motivates me: The will to succeed ... Most memorable sports moment: Winning regionals in 2009 ... Favorite movie: A Walk to Remember ... Favorite TV Show: House, M.D. ... Favorite magazine: USA Gymnastics ... Career highlight: Silver medal on bars at Junior Olympic Nationals ... I can't live without my: occasional chocolate chip cookie J ... First memory of Auburn: Picnic on the lawn at Samford Hall ... Biggest influence on my gymnastics career: Mom and Coach Daile Van Patten.