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Megan Walker
Megan Walker

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Brackney, Pa.

High School:
Montrose Area

Height:
5-2

Event:
AA

Club Team:
Southern Tier Gymnastics Academy

Megan Walker bio actionCareer Highs
Bars- 9.925 vs. Maryland (3/1/13)
Beam- 9.925 (three times)
Floor - 9.850 (two times)

Awards and Honors
• 2014 All-SEC Team
• 2014 SEC Community Service Team
• 2013 SEC Community Service Team

2014: Competed bars and beam in all 12 meets ... Also competed three events in five meets, including the final three, as she added floor exercise to her repertoire ... Equaled her career high on beam of 9.925 on two occasions at home against Alabama and at the NCAA Baton Rouge regional ... Set a season high of 9.9 on bars against Alabama, Georgia and at the SEC Championships ... Scored a career-high 9.85 on floor in two meets (at Alabama, NCAA Regional) ... Named to the All-SEC team ... Also selected to the SEC Community Service team ... 2014 recipient of the Sarah Wentworth Award, presented annually to the Auburn gymnast who best exemplifies the Auburn Creed

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) ... Completed degree in physical education, working on second degree in business.

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.