Women's Gymnastics

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Marcia Newby
blank Marcia Newby
Hometown:
Virginia Beach, Va.

Position:
Vault, Uneven Bars - V, UB

Courtesy: UGA Sports Communications Release: 09/06/2006

2010 (Senior Season) • Competed in all 13 meets and won two event titles. • Second Team All-SEC (SEC Vault Runner-up) • Was a late addition to the vault lineup and scored a 9.850 at the NCAA Columbia Regional. • Was runner-up on vault with a 9.875 at the SEC Championship. • Scored a career-high 9.925 on bars and a 9.850 on vault vs. NC State. • Tied for second on bars with a 9.850 at No. 12 Michigan. • Scored a 9.875 on bars and tied season-high 9.875 on vault vs. No. 3 UCLA. • Tied season-high with a 9.875 on vault vs. No. 10 LSU. • Scored a season-high 9.875 on vault at No. 4 Florida. • Tied her then-season-high with a 9.825 on bars vs. No. 3 Arkansas on. • Scored a 9.825 on bars vs. No. 11 Kentucky. • Posted a 9.825 on bars at No. 6 Utah. • Scored the meet's third-highest vault score with a 9.850 at No. 4 Alabama. • Posted a meet-high 9.900 on vault vs. No. 7 Stanford. • Named to SEC Winter Academic Honor Roll.

2009 (Junior Season): • Named to the Southeastern Conference Community Service Team. • Chosen for a Peach of an Athlete Award by the Atlanta Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America. • Named to the Scholastic All-America Team by the National Association of Collegiate Gymnastics Coaches/Women. • Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll. • Celebrated her 21st birthday by doing three events and helping Georgia defeat UCLA. • Has competed on vault in all but one meet this season, reaching a high of 9.9 three times. • Registered a season-best 9.875 on bars against Alabama. • Set her career high of 9.925 on floor against Florida. • Named to the Fall Semester Athletic Director's Honor Roll. • Named a recipient of the Ramsey Scholarship for Academic and Athletic Excellence.

2008 (Sophomore Season): • Scored a career-high 9.950 on vault in the NCAA Prelims to earn First-Team All-America honors for the second straight year. • Finished sixth on vault in the individual event finals at the NCAAs. • Competed vault in all but one of Georgia's meets in 2008, four times scoring a 9.875 before the career-high at the NCAAs. • Notched a season-high on bars of 9.875 against Kentucky. • Named First-Team Academic All-American by the National Association of Collegiate Gymnastics Coaches/Women. • Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll. • Named a recipient of the Arthur Ashe Sports Scholars Award.

2007 (Freshman Season): • Selected as a First-Team All-American on vault. • Competed on bars in both of Georgia's competitions at the NCAA Championship, scoring a career-high 9.9 on bars. • Tied for first on vault at Kentucky with a 9.85. • Posted a 9.9 on vault at N.C. State. • Competed in three events for the first time in her career in the meet at LSU. • Notched a 9.825 against Auburn in just her second floor routine. • Posted her third 9.9 on vault at UCLA. • Earned a 4.0 spring grade point average. • Named to SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll. • Chosen as a NACGC Academic All-American.

Club/International: • Trained at Excalibur Gymnastics under Jim and Dena Walker, the same gym as former Gym Dog Cory Fritzinger. • Was a U.S. Elite National Team Member. • Participated in the 2004 Olympic Trials Camp. • Was a three-year member of U.S. National team. • Notched several first-place awards during her international career, including the 2004 FL Gym Open in Luxembourg. • Placed second in the all-around at the 2004 American Classic and she was sixth in the all-around at the National Elite Podium meet. • Was a member of the gold-medal winning team at the 2003 Pan-American Games. • Won the 2002 Junior Pan American Championship.

Community Service: • Served as Vice President of the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee that oversees UGA's community service efforts. • Participated in the Do It For Broph 5K Run/Walk, with proceeds benefiting a scholarship fund in honor of late UGA basketball player Kevin Brophy. • Coordinated Georgia's "Together We Can" food drive that collected more than 1,200 pounds of food. • Has volunteered for Special Olympics.

Personal: • Born March 8, 1988. • Daughter of James and Olivia Newby and has an older brother James. • Major: Applied Biotechnology / Pre-Med.

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