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Five Wildcats Named WCGA Regular Season All-Americans

Five Wildcats Named WCGA Regular Season All-Americans

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Five Wildcats, Raena Worley, Makenzie Wilson, Arianna Patterson, Isabella Magnelli and Creslyn Brose, have been named Women’s Collegiate Gymnastics Association (WCGA) Regular Season All-Americans.

Raena Worley

  • First Team All-Around
  • First Team Bars
  • First Team Floor
  • Second Team Beam

Now a 12-time All-American, Raena Worley adds four new honors to her repertoire. In this season’s regular season awards, she has been named first team in the all-around, floor and bars and second team on the balance beam. Worley, a fifth-year senior, holds an NQS of 39.710 in the all-around, ranking seventh in the nation. She has tallied 29 all-around titles in her five seasons at UK seeing her career best of 39.775 at Illinois in 2023. Worley has been nationally ranked in the top 10 of the all-around for 12 consecutive weeks and top five for 11 consecutive weeks. She saw the highest ranking of No. 2 on Weeks 1 and 7 of the 2024 regular season.

Earning a perfect 10.0 and 13 career individual wins on the uneven bars, Worley has been named to the first team for her success on the apparatus. She possesses an NQS of 9.960 tying for fourth nationally. This season, she has been ranked in the top five on bars for 12 consecutive weeks ranking No. 1 on Weeks 1, 3, 5, and 7.  She earned one perfect 10.0 on bars in 2024 (2/17). For eight consecutive weeks, Worley has held the No. 1 ranking on the floor exercise earning first team honors for the event. She holds an NQS of 9.990 earning four perfect 10.0’s on the apparatus and 26 individual wins including the Co-Champion title at this year’s Southeastern Conference Championship. Worley’s fourth All-America honor is a second team nod on beam. She has tallied 15 individual wins on the event in her career with a current NQS of 9.935. She ties for No. 16 in the nation on the event.

Makenzie Wilson

  • First Team Vault

Earning her first All-America honor, Makenzie Wilson has been named first team on vault. In her junior season, she has recorded two perfect 10.0’s for her beautiful front handspring pike half in the anchor spot of Kentucky’s lineup. Her first 10.0 was on this year’s Excite Night (1/26) versus Georgia where Wilson recorded the first perfect score since Jenny Hansen competed for the Wildcats in the late 1990’s and the first ever recorded in Rupp Arena at Central Bank Center. The Clinton, Tenn. native holds an NQS of 9.950 ranking No. 3 in the nation on vault. She has been ranked in the top five on the event for nine consecutive weeks, seeing her best ranking of No. 1 on Week 9.

Arianna Patterson

  • Second Team Vault

Arianna Patterson has earned the first All-America award of her career following All-SEC honors for her strong showing on vault at this year’s Championship where she earned a 9.925. Her front handspring pike half has earned an NQS of 9.920 this season as she has repeated her SEC Championship score, and season best, five times. Patterson closed the final conference competition of her college career as a three-time All-SEC honoree following this year’s award. She currently ties for 13th overall in the national rankings on the event.

Isabella Magnelli

  • Second Team Beam

Isabella Magnelli, aka the Beam Queen, earned the third All-America honor of her career. Receiving two nods for the balance beam last season, Magnelli has proved to be a consistent competitor in the anchor position on the event. She also received All-SEC honors for her performance at the SEC Championship on the apparatus for the second consecutive year. She has been consistent on the event all season currently possessing an NQS of 9.935. Magnelli has also scored a 9.900 or better on the event in eight of the past 12 meets repeating her season best 9.950 now three times in 2024.

Creslyn Brose

  • Second Team Floor

Creslyn Brose earns her first All-America honor as a freshman for her consistency and energetic performances on the floor exercise all season. Her second team nod on floor comes one day after earning an All-Freshman SEC honor from this season’s Championship where she was the top-scoring freshman on the event earning a 9.925. She has been an entertaining performer on the event all season, scoring a 9.900 or better on the event in 11 of 2024’s 12 meets for the Cats. She currently holds a big NQS of 9.960 on the apparatus tying for the No. 9 national ranking. Brose has ranked in the top 10 of the national rankings consistently since Week 6 seeing her top slot of No. 5 on Week 8.

Kentucky will take on NCAA regional competition next week in Fayetteville, Ark., April 3-6.

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