Shayla Worley received the Suzanne Yoculan Award.
April 27, 2013
ATHENS-----The Georgia gymnastics team was honored at the annual Ten-0 Club Banquet held Saturday night at the UGA Tate Student Center.
Georgia finished the 2013 season ranked No. 6 nationally - its highest final ranking since 2009 - and qualified for the NCAA Super Six for the first time in four years.
MVP honors went to freshman Brandie Jay, who earned All-America honors and was twice named SEC Freshman of the Week. Shayla Worley received the Suzanne Yoculan Award. She earned All-America accolades and was also voted the Southeast Region Gymnast of the Year and also finished the season ranked No. 2 nationally on the balance beam.
Sophomore Chelsea Davis received the Kathy McMinn Consistency Award. The Austin, Texas, native spent seven weeks ranked No. 1 nationally on bars, and she had a run of 13 consecutive meets with a bars score of 9.9 or higher.
Senior Christa Tanella, who earned All-America honors in her final season, took home the Sam Sheehan Spirit Award, and senior Noel Couch won the Scholar-Athlete Award. A double major in international affairs and digital and broadcast journalism, Couch has a 3.70 grade point average and was awarded an NCAA postgraduate scholarship.
Other award winners include freshman Anysia Unick (Sixth Man Award), Christa Tanella (Most Improved Gymnast) and Mary Beth Box (Most Inspirational Performance) for her floor routine vs. NC State. Russell Warfield was named Volunteer of the Year, and Brian Bruce was named Fan of the Year.
2013 Georgia Gymnastics Awards
Sam Sheehan Spirit Award - Christa Tanella
Scholar-Athlete Award - Noel Couch
Kathy McMinn Consistency Award - Chelsea Davis
Sixth Man Award - Anysia Unick
Most Improved Gymnast - Christa Tanella
Most Inspirational Performance - Mary Beth Box
MVP - Brandie Jay
Fan of the Year - Brian Bruce
Volunteer of the Year - Russell Warfield