The Tigers had a long day of traveling to Cedar City, Utah, but the team is ready to take on Southern Utah. Briana Conkle talks about Missouri's season opener and traveling to her first away meet of her career.
Sophomore (2013): Suffered a season-ending injury in the second meet of the season at Florida...improved her career high vault, beam and all-around scores against defending national champion Alabama in the Tigers' first meet of the season...was recognized by the Southeastern Conference as a member of the Winter SEC Academic Honor Roll.
Freshman (2012): Performed on the floor exercise for the Tigers in every meet of 2012...Earned a career high of 9.825 on floor in the Tigers' record-breaking victory over Nebraska, and topped that score against Arkansas with a 9.875...Competed on the uneven bars and the floor in her first collegiate meet against Iowa State.
Prep: Trained at North Florida Gymnastics and Cheerleading under the direction of Mary Purvis and Ashley Glover...2011 National Invitational Tournament qualifier...2011 State and Regional competitor...Competed at Suncoast Sports Fest and earned 3rd place in the all-around...2010 Level 10 State qualifier...Took first on floor and vault at the 2010 Level 10 Panama City compeition...Qualified for the State and Regional competitions in 2009.
Personal: Native of Fleming Island, Fla...Cousin Rima plays volleyball for the University of Tennessee...Mother, Faith, rode for the U.C. Davis Equestrian team...Is pursuing a degree in Nursing.
Career Highs Vault: 9.550 - vs. Alabama 2013 Bars: 9.700 - EXH Nebraska 2012 Beam: 9.175 - vs. Alabama 2013 Floor: 9.875 - Arkansas 2012 All-Around: 37.875 - vs. Alabama 2013