Auburn Gymnastics recorded an Auburn record-high nine Academic All-Americans and tied a record for the program's All-SEC Academic Honor Roll recipients with 12 as their efforts in the classroom during the 2007 season were previously recognized. The previous mark for Tiger Academic All-Americans and All-SEC Academic Honor Roll members was seven and 11, respectively, in both 2005 and 2006.
"It's obvious to see how important academics are to our gymnasts," head coach Jeff Thompson said. "It's become very easy to maintain our high academic performance because everyone on the team cares about their grades and they all want to maintain our No. 1 ranking for all Auburn programs for the year."
Departed senior Nicole Barnett earned her fourth-straight appearance on both the Academic All-American and All-SEC Academic Honor Roll lists. Another former senior, Jackie Smith, picked up her second-straight All-SEC Academic Honor Roll award.
Seniors-to-be Julie Dwyer and Kayla Gies each received their third All-American and All-SEC Honor Roll accolades, while Aimee Goheen and Karmen Pinckney both picked up their third All-SEC Honor Roll distinction, but their first Academic All-American awards.
Juniors-to-be A.J. Mills and Claire Seiffert earned a spot on the All-SEC Academic Honor Roll for the second time in their careers. In addition, Seiffert collected her second Academic All-American distinction. Another junior-to-be, Lindsey Puckett, earned All-SEC Academic Honor Roll status for the second-straight year. Former Tiger Alicia Lenkiewicz was named to both the All-SEC Academic Honor Roll and Academic All-American lists for the second time in her career.
Sophomore-to-be Krissy Voss claimed Academic All-SEC Honor Roll and Academic All-American honors during her first year at Auburn.
The Auburn gymnastics taken academic awards to new heights over the last three years as the program has totaled 23 Academic All-American honors and has placed 34 athletes on the All-SEC Academic Honor Roll.