Jan. 23, 2013
ATHENS-----University of Georgia gymnast Brandie Jay has been named the SEC Freshman of the Week, it was announced Wednesday by the league office.
Jay helped lead the Gym Dogs to a pair of wins over Auburn and Stanford with four scores of 9.85 or higher, including two 9.9s. Against Stanford, Jay competed on the uneven bars for the first time and posted a 9.9 to claim her first career event title. She also added a season-high 9.9 on vault to go along with a 9.85 on floor.
In the win over Auburn, Jay turned in a season-high 9.875 on floor to tie for third. A native of Fort Collins, Colo., Jay has competed on vault and floor in all four meets this season. She also performed exhibition bars routines in the first three meets.
Jay and the Gym Dogs will compete in the Metroplex Challenge against LSU, Oklahoma, Oregon State and Washington Saturday night in Fort Worth, Texas.