Women's Gymnastics

StoreyMorris

  • height 5-2
  • class Senior
  • High school King's Academy Christian School

2011 (Junior): Competed on uneven bars in every meet, while she was in the UK lineup in 13 meets on balance beam … Ended the season with the highest average on the team on bars with a 9.735 mark … Set a career high on bars with a score of 9.9 in the tri-meet with George Washington and Bowling Green … Her score of 9.9 helped Kentucky tie the school-record team score on bars of 49.325 … Led Kentucky on bars five times throughout the season, while also earning three event titles on bars during the year … Saved her best performance of the season on beam for last, scoring a career-high 9.85 at the NCAA Regional in Tuscaloosa, Ala. … Led Kentucky on beam twice during the year … Was the team’s co-captain.

2010 (Sophomore): Participated on both the uneven bars and the balance beam in all 13 meets during the season … Claimed three medalist honors on uneven bars and two first-place finishes on the balance beam … Posted a 9.850 score to finish first on the uneven bars against Ohio State … Recorded career-high 9.825 scores to grab medalist honors on the balance beam against Florida and Texas Woman’s … Registered UK’s top score on the uneven bars in five meets and charted the Wildcats best score on the balance beam during seven meets … Received the Most Outstanding Performer award for both the uneven bars and balance beam, and received the Best Teammate award at the end of year team banquet.

2009 (Freshman): Immediately fit into the uneven bars line-up, competing in 11 meets … Earned a season-high 9.775 during Senior Night against William & Mary, Ball St., UNC and Illinois … Had three outings on the balance beam, nabbing a season-best 9.800 against Alabama … Competed on the floor exercise four times with a season-high 9.800 against LSU.

Pre-College: Competed for coaches Martin and Stacy Parsley and Chuck Dickerson at Texas East Gymnastics … She is a three-time Junior Olympic national qualifier and the Texas state and regional all-around champions … Morris was the 2005 U.S. Challenge National All-Around champion, capturing the vault, bars and beam titles … Her 2007 regional all-around score of 38.900 was the highest-posted score in the United States for her age group.

Personal Information: Full name is Storey Lynn Morris … Born in Bedford, Texas … Parents are J.P. and Debbie Morris … Has three sisteres, Amber, 24, Summer, 22, and Cambri, 18 … Trained with Kentucky assistant coach Chuck Dickerson, a former coach at Texas East Gymnastics.

Collegiate Bests

Vault: 9.050 vs. Arkansas (2/6/09)
Uneven Bars: 9.900, twice, last vs. George Washington/Bowling Grenn (3/4/11)
Balance Beam: 9.850 at NCAA Regionals (Tuscaloosa, Ala.) (4/2/11)
Floor Exercise: 9.800 vs. LSU (1/23/09)

Season Averages

Season VT UB BB FX A-A
2011 9.735 9.450
2010 9.788 9.719
2009 9.050 9.520 9.392 9.518
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