Women's Gymnastics
Bridget Carreiro - Women's Gymnastics - University of Kentucky Athletics


  • height 5-2
  • class Senior
  • High school Apponequet Regional H.S.
  • 2009 SEC Academic Honor Roll

Carreiro at Photo Day

2009 (1st Year Grad): Became a solid member of the Kentucky beam line-up, competing in 11 meets for the Wildcats … Notched a career-high 9.9 at Alaska-Anchorage in March … Her career-best mark on the beam helped the program to its third-best beam score in Kentucky history, a 49.300 … Averaged a 9.700 for the year … Competed on floor twice against Arkansas and again in a tri-meet vs. Georgia and Centenary.

2008 (Senior): Performed primarily on the balance beam for UK … Earned a season high 9.65 on the balance beam against SEMO, helping to beat the Redhawks on that event, 48.275-47.600 … Also earned a career high floor exercise score of 9.525 in exhibition at the Texas Woman’s Quad.

2007 (Junior): Competed in 12 meets for the Wildcats during her inaugural season with Kentucky … Specialized in the beam, averaging a 9.581 score on the apparatus with a season-best score of 9.775 at Nebraska on March 23.

At Western Kentucky: Competed on the women’s diving team for the Hilltoppers and was one of the top performers in school history … Holds the school-record score on the 3-meter springboard (6) with a 287.40 … Has the second-best score in WKU annals on the 3-meter (11) with a 437.30 … Also ranks in the top five in school history on the 1-meter springboard in both dual and championship competitions … Was the Sun Belt Conference runner-up on the 1-meter while taking third on the 3-meter and led Western Kentucky to the conference championship as a freshman … Three-time Sun Belt Diver of the Week.

Pre-College: Competed for Brestyans American club as part of her 10 years in gymnastics … Was a three-year Level 10 Regional Qualifier and took fifth place on beam at the 2005 Level 10 nationals … In diving, was a three-year starter at Apponequet Regional, where she was an all-American her senior year … Was a record holder in the six and 11 meter dive and runner-up in the all-state championships.

Personal: Full name is Bridget Mae Carreiro … Parents are Antonio (Sr.) and Maureen … Has two brothers, Antonio Jr. (22) and Thomas (19), as well as a sister, Caitlin (24) … Sister attended Kentucky … Brother Antonio is on the crew team at Massachusetts Maritime Academy … Born on Nov. 23, 1986 at Freetown, Mass.

Collegiate Bests
Balance Beam: 9.900 atAlaska-Anchorage (3/13/09)
Floor Exercise: 8.950 vs. Arkansas (2/6/09)

Season Averages


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