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(GYM) Alex McMurtry To Receive NCAA Today’s Top 10 Award

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  1. gatorjjh

    gatorjjh A Gator with a Glass half full attitude Moderator VIP Member

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    Florida’s Alex McMurtry To Receive NCAA Today’s Top 10 Award
    Florida gymnast Alex McMurtry is among the 2019 Today's Top 10 Award recipients. The award is one the NCAA's top individual honors.
    Mary Howard UF Athletics
    McMurtry is among the 2019 NCAA Today's Top 10 Award honorees. The award recognizes student-athletes for their successes on the field, in the classroom and in the community. Recipients completed their athletics eligibility during the 2017-18 academic year and will be recognized at the Honors Celebration on Wednesday, Jan. 23, in Orlando, Fla.

    Here's a quick look at McMurtry's accomplishments during her Florida career:

    Success in Sport:

    • Four-time NCAA champion (2015 team; 2017 all-around, uneven bars; 2018 vault)
    • One of 10 in NCAA history to record a 'GymSlam' – a 10.0 in each apparatus
    • Shares every Florida event record, including all-around (39.825). Shares NCAA Championships' semifinal all-around record (39.8125) and shares NCAA Super Six uneven bars record (10.0)
    • 2017 Honda Award recipient for gymnastics
    • Southeastern Conference Gymnast of 2017 and 2018 SEC Event Specialist Gymnast of Year
    • Six-time SEC champion (2018 vault, uneven bars; 2017 all-around, floor exercise; 2016 beam, 2015 vault) – one of three in the 38-year history of SEC gymnastics to complete a 'SEC Slam' (a title in each of the five events)
    • 22-time All-American (14 NCAA / 8 NACGC Regular Season) and four-time All-SEC

    Success in Academics:


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  2. ApexNC

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    Alex is one of my favorite Gator athletes ever. Great athlete, great student and seems to be an all around great person. Very happy for her
     
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    and baseball fan to boot, had a chance for A Brief chat with her and Rachel Slocum at a game in he spring
     
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