Women's Gymnastics

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Gina Nuccio
blank Gina Nuccio
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Naperville, Ill.

High School:
Neuqua Valley

Height:
5-1

Position:
AA

2012 (SENIOR): Tied her season-high with a 9.9 on bars in the NCAA Prelims to earn second team All-America honors ... Team Regular Season Bars MVP ... Won three event titles ... Tied for first on bars with a 9.9 at the NCAA Auburn Regional and added a 9.875 on floor ... Posted a 9.9 on bars and a 9.875 on floor vs. No. 3 UCLA ... Scored a career-high 9.925 on floor and added a 9.875 on bars vs. Kentucky ... Notched a 9.875 on bars and a 9.85 on floor vs. No. 3 Arkansas ... Posted a 9.9 on bars and a 9.875 on floor at No. 1 Utah ... Scored two 9.9s in the same meet for the first time in her career with a 9.9 on bars and a team-high 9.9 on floor vs. No. 17 LSU ... Tied for first with a 9.875 on bars at No. 2 Alabama ... Posted one of Georgia's three scores of 9.9 or higher with a 9.9 on bars against No. 20 Denver ... SEC Academic Honor Roll ...UGA Athletic Director's Honor Roll.

2011 (JUNIOR): Named Second Team All-SEC ... Competed in two events and won the individual title on both - bars and floor - in the season opener at No. 16 Denver ... Won the bars title vs. No. 3 Utah with a 9.925 ... Scored her second 9.925 on bars in as many meets vs. No. 18 West Virginia ... Missed the Auburn meet with an ankle injury ... Scored a 9.85 on bars at No. 11 Arkansas ... Scored a career-high 9.9 on floor and added a 9.875 to win the bars title at No. 21 LSU ... Scored a 9.875 on bars at No. 8 UCLA ... Scored a 9.9 on bars and a 9.85 on floor vs. No. 9 Michigan ... Scored a 9.9 to tie for second on bars and a 9.825 on floor at the SEC Championship ... Turned in the second-highest mark on bars with a season-high-tying 9.925 in the NCAA Athens Regional.

2010 (SOPHOMORE): Competed in all 13 meets and won one event title ... Posted a 9.825 on vault at the NCAA Columbia Regional ... Scored a 9.850 on bars and a 9.825 on floor at the SEC Championship ... Suffered an injury after her vault routine and sat out the rest of the meet against NC State ... Competed on three events at No. 12 Michigan and scored a 9.800 or higher on each routine ... Tied career-highs with a 9.875 on floor and a 9.850 on vault vs. No. 3 UCLA ... Scored a 9.850 on bars vs. No. 10 LSU ... Scored a career-high 9.875 on floor and a 9.825 and bars at No. 4 Florida ... Posted a season-high 9.900 on bars and a 9.850 on floor vs. No. 11 Kentucky ... Competed on vault, bars and floor at No. 15 Auburn on Jan. 29; it was her first-career floor routine ... Posted a 9.825 on vault and also scored a 9.825 on bars at No. 6 Utah ... Scored a 9.825 on bars at No. 4 Alabama ... Posted a meet-high 9.850 on bars vs. No. 7 Stanford ... Named to SEC Winter Academic Honor Roll.

2009 (FRESHMAN): Named to the Southeastern Conference Academic Honor Roll ... Established her career high with a 9.925 on bars in the win over UCLA ... Had an effort of 9.9 against Florida as the Gym Dogs posted a season-best figure of 49.55 on bars ... Made her Georgia debut against West Virginia on bars, going third after a slip and a fall and helping the Gym Dogs right the ship ... Competed on three events (vault, bars and beam) for the first time in her career against North Carolina State ... Missed the Kentucky/Centenary meet with a severe bone bruise and a sprained ligament in her right knee ... Named a recipient of the Julia Morgan Athletic Scholarship.

CLUB/INTERNATIONAL: Trained under Dan and Beth Miller at Arena Gymnastics in Joliet, Ill ... Twice crowned as the Junior Olympic National All-Around Champion ... Won bars and floor and placed third on beam and all-around in her division in 2008 ... In 2007, placed first on vault and bars, second on floor and third on beam in her division ... In 2006, claimed first in all-around, vault, bars and beam ... Named the 2006 and 2007 Region 5 Junior Olympic Athlete of the Year ... Was a Level 10 Illinois state all-around champion in 2007 and 2008 ... Chosen for the 2007 Region 5 All-Star Team which toured and trained in Japan ... Graduated from Neuqua Valley High School.

COMMUNITY SERVICE: Volunteered for the "Together We Can" food drive that collected more than 1,200 pounds of food ... Volunteered for Special Olympics ... Participated in feeding the homeless, in addition to the annual Athens Regional 'In Their Shoes' walk to benefit the fight against breast cancer.

PERSONAL: Born Feb. 23, 1990 ... Daughter of Joe and Kathy Nuccio and has a sister, Lisa ... Double majoring in Speech Communications and Sociology.


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