Women's Gymnastics

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Courtney McCool
blank Courtney McCool
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Lees Summit, Mo.

Position:
Uneven Bars, Balance Beam, Floor Exercise - UB, BB, F

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.

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