Courtesy: UGA Sports Communications Release: 09/06/2006
2010 (Senior Season) Earned First Team All-America honors on beam and second team honors on floor. Competed in all 13 meets and was Georgia's anchor on floor 12 times and the anchor on beam 11 times. Won 15 event titles including eight on floor, six on beam and one on bars. Qualified for the NCAA Individual Championships on balance beam and floor, and finished runner-up in the beam finals with a 9.8875. Won the beam title with a 9.900 and tied for first on floor with a 9.900 at the NCAA Columbia Regional. Won the floor title at the SEC Championship with a 9.950. Won the floor title with a season-high 9.975 vs. NC State. Finished second on floor (9.875) and beam (9.825) at No. 12 Michigan. Came through with a clutch 9.925 in Georgia's final routine on floor vs. No. 3 UCLA; also had a 9.900 on beam. Finished first on floor with a 9.950 and tied for first on bars and beam with a 9.875 and a 9.925, respectively, vs. No. 10 LSU and was named SEC Gymnast of the Week. Tied the nation's highest beam score to date with a 9.975 at No. 4 Florida; also scored a 9.900 on floor. Tied her then-season-high with a 9.950 on floor vs. No. 3 Arkansas; also scored a 9.875 on bars. Tied for first on floor with a then-season high 9.950, and tied her season-high with a 9.900 on bars vs. No. 11 Kentucky. Finished first on beam and floor with a 9.850 and a 9.875, respectively, at No. 15 Auburn. Scored a meet-high 9.925 on beam and was second on bars and floor with a 9.875 and 9.900, respectively, at No. 6 Utah. Posted a meet-high 9.900 on floor and the meet's second-best bars score with a 9.900 at No. 4 Alabama. Scored a meet-high 9.925 on floor in Georgia's final routine of the meet to help the Gym Dogs rally past No. 7 Stanford and was named SEC Gymnast of the Week.
2009 (Junior Season): Earned All-America honors at the NCAA Championship on the balance beam. Recorded her first-ever 10.0 on beam and claimed the individual title in the victory over UCLA. Posted a second perfect score on beam in winning the title at the NCAA Southeast Regional. Posted a season-best 9.9 on bars against Michigan. Made her 2009 debut against Florida after missing the first eight meets with a stress fracture in the navicular bone of her left foot. Shared the beam title with a 9.975 against the Gators. Competed on bars against the Gators, posting a 9.775. Performed exhibition events on bars and beam at Arkansas. Chosen as a recipient of the Leon Farmer Athletic Scholarship.
2008 (Sophomore Season): Won the NCAA individual title on floor exercise, becoming Georgia's eighth and the first since Suzanne Sears in 2000. Chosen as a First-Team All-American. Named Second-Team All-SEC. Was the runner-up on both bars and beam at the SEC Championship. Tied for both NCAA Regional beam and floor titles, winning floor for the second straight year. Scored 9.900s or better on all three events at the Regional. One of Georgia's most solid competitors in the opening weekend of the season, notching 9.850s on beam and 9.900s on floor against Utah and Stanford. Scored a pair of 9.975s against LSU on beam and floor. Ranked first in the nation with the 9.975 on floor. Named the SEC Gymnast of the Week for her performance against LSU. Competed bars the first time in her college career against Arkansas, posting a 9.925. Was solid on beam in the latter part of the season, scoring 9.900s or better in six of the last nine routines. Earned the first perfect 10 of her career against UCLA on floor, the first 10 on floor for Georgia since Marline Stephens at the 2004 SECs. Competed in the anchor position on beam in all of Georgia's meets, just once recording a fall. Either shared or won outright the floor title in nine meets this season, scoring a 9.900 or better in 12 of 15 routines.
2007 (Freshman Season): Posted a 9.95 on beam in the NCAA Super Six Finals to lead Georgia to its third consecutive NCAA title. Captured the floor title at the NCAA Regional. Scored a 9.9 on balance beam in the season-opener against Stanford to finish second on that event. Scored a 9.95 on floor against Alabama and one judge awarded her with a 10. Recorded a 9.9 or higher on eight of the last nine floor routines and four of the last six beam routines.
Club/International: Trained at Great American Gymnastics Express under Al Fong and Armine Barutyan-Fong. Won an Olympic silver medal as a member of the U.S. team at the 2004 Summer Games in Athens, Greece. Was the runner-up in the all-around at the Visa American Cup and at the U.S. Olympic Trials, and was fourth at the U.S. Championships in 2004. Placed first in the all-around at the Athens Olympic test event. Was a member of the first-place team at the 2003 Pan American Games, finishing second on vault, and also came in second in the U.S. Championships junior division. Placed first on beam and third in the all-around at the France Cup. Community Service: Has volunteered for Special Olympics.
Personal: Born April 1, 1988. Daughter of Mike and Linda McCool. Major: Child and Family Development.