Women's Gymnastics

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Cat Hires
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Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Tampa, Fla.

High School:
Plant

Height:
5-5

Event:
AA

Birthdate:
04/15/1992

Club:
LaFleur's

2014 (SENIOR)
Earned NCAA second team All-America honors on floor with a career-high 9.9 in the NCAA Prelims ... Performed on vault, bars and floor in all 15 meets ... Named recipient of team's Suzanne Yoculan No Dream Too Big Award ... Turned in a 9.9 on bars at the NCAA Athens Regional ... Scored a career-high 9.9 on floor at No. 5 Utah and added a 9.9 on vault ... Had the best meet of her career on Senior Day vs. No. 20 Denver by setting new career-highs on vault (9.925) and bars (9.95); received a 10.0 from one judge on bars ... Set a then-career-high with a 9.925 on bars vs. No. 13 Arkansas ... Posted a season-best 9.9 on vault vs. No. 20 Kentucky ... Scored a career-high 9.85 on bars at No. 3 Florida ... Named to SEC Gymnastics Community Service Team ... Named to SEC Academic Honor Roll ...Represented the gymnastics team on the UGA Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC).

2013 (JUNIOR)
Competed on vault in all 16 meets and performed on bars, beam and floor a combined 10 times ... Tied her career-high with a 9.925 on vault to tie for first at NC State ... Registered a 9.9 on vault vs. No. 7 Utah ... Scored a career-high 9.875 on floor vs. No. 10 Stanford ... Tied for first on vault with a 9.9 at No. 12 Arkansas ... Competed in the all-around for the first time in her career vs. No. 4 Oklahoma, and tied her career-best on vault (9.925) and bars (9.825) ... Named to SEC Academic Honor Roll ...Earned Athletic Director's Honor Roll distinction for spring semester.

2012 (SOPHOMORE)
Regular season team vault Co-MVP ... Turned in a 9.875 on vault in the NCAA Prelims ... Scored a 9.9 on vault vs. No. 3 UCLA and at No. 1 Florida ... Posted a career-high 9.925 to tie for first on vault vs. Kentucky, her first career event title ... Scored a 9.85 on vault vs. No. 3 Arkansas ... Was second on the team with a 9.85 on vault at No. 1 Utah ... Turned in a then-career-high 9.9 on vault to lead the team at No. 2 Alabama ... Posted a career-high 9.875 on vault vs. No. 20 Denver; also performed on floor and an exhibition beam routine ... SEC Academic Honor Roll ...UGA Athletic Director's Honor Roll.

2011 (FRESHMAN)
Competed in two events in the first meet of her career at No. 16 Denver, and was the anchor on vault ... Scored a 9.775 as the anchor on vault vs. No. 3 Utah ... Scored a season-high 9.825 on bars vs. Auburn ... Scored a season-high 9.8 in the leadoff spot on vault vs. No. 5 Alabama ... Competed on three events for the first time in her career and tied her season-high with a 9.8 on vault at No. 8 UCLA ... Turned in a season-high 9.85 on vault and a 9.8 exhibition bars routine vs. No. 9 Michigan ... Posted a 9.85 in the leadoff position on vault in the NCAA Athens Regional ... Scored a 9.8 on vault at the NCAA Championships.

CLUB/INTERNATIONAL
Trained at LaFleur's, coached by Jeff LaFleur, Billy West and Amanda Stroud ... 2009 all-around state champion ... Won the all-around at 2008 and 2010 Regionals ... Won bars title at 2008 and 2010 Junior Olympic National Championships ... Placed third on vault at 2008 Junior Olympic National Championships ... Placed fifth on beam at 2009 Junior Olympic National Championships ... Level 10 Regional All-Around champion in 2009 and 2010.

PERSONAL
Daughter of Tom and Cia Hires ... Has two brothers, Tory and Tommy, and a sister, Erin ... Born April 15, 1992 ... Major: Communication Studies.


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