Women's Gymnastics
Liz Ames - Women's Gymnastics - University of Kentucky Athletics


  • height 5-2
  • class Senior
  • High school Wethersfield

2010 (Denver): Began collegiate career at the University of Denver, but only competed as an exhibition during her freshman season … Left after the season and did not compete collegiately in 2011, but worked hard in her private gym to get back in Division I gymnastics.

Pre-College: Competed for New England Gymnastics Express in Newington, Conn., under Maureen Chagnon and Blane Jefferson … Finished third at regionals in 2011 and was a Junior Olympic National qualifier in 2011 … Earned the 2006 Level 10 state championships in vault, beam and all-around competition … Was a regional qualifier in 2006 on top of being the state floor and all-around champion in 2007 and 2008 … Junior Olympic National qualifier in 2007, while she was a Region VI qualifier in 2008, finishing fifth on bars.

Personal: Full name is Elizabeth Irene Ames … Parents are Ken and Erica Ames … Has one brother, Matt, who is 18 … Graduate of Wethersfield High School … Native of Wethersfield, Conn. … Plans on majoring in exercise science.

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