Women's Gymnastics
Alex Hyland - Women's Gymnastics - University of Kentucky Athletics


  • height 5-5
  • class Senior
  • Hometown Foxborough, Mass.
  • High school Foxborough HS

2019 (Senior): Named second-team NCAA All-American on beam and all-around … Named second-team WCGA Regular Season All-American all-around … Named SEC Co-Scholar Athlete of the Year, All-SEC and WCGA Scholastic All-American … Named to SEC Winter Sports Academic Honor Roll … Scored 9.8625 on vault, 9.7125 on bars, 9.8625 on beam, 9.8625 on floor and 39.300 all-around at NCAA Championships on April 19 … Earned two first-place finishes on vault … Earned two first-place finishes on bars … Earned three first-place finishes on beam … Earned two first-place finishes on floor … Earned three all-around first-place finishes … Tied career-high 9.925 on vault in first-place finish at Georgia on Feb. 15 … Scored career-high 9.925 on bars at Georgia on Feb. 15 … Scored career-high 9.925 on floor twice … Scored career-high 39.600 on all-around in NCAA Athens Regional final on April 6 … Scored 9.850 or better on vault 11 times … Scored 9.800 or better on bars 10 times … Scored 9.900 or better on beam six times … Scored 9.900 or better on floor six times.

2018 (Junior): Finished second at NCAA Regional with 9.9 on vault … All-SEC with 9.9 on vault … Finished regular season 18th in all-around RQS with 39.425 … Had season-high on beam and won event against Ohio State … Tied eighth-best all-around score in program history against Mis- souri (39.575), – Won beam title with 9.925 at Alabama … Shared beam title against Georgia with 9.875 … Won first ever vault title with a career best 9.925 at LSU … Competed in all-around for first time at Auburn, scored a 39.225

2017 (Sophomore): Won a share of the SEC Beam Title and was named All-SEC after 9.950 at SEC Championships … Named a 2017 regular season All-American because of her beam RQS … Finished 13th in the nation in beam RQS with 9.915 … Averaged 9.894 on beam in 2017, the fourth best in the nation … Led UK in beam score nine times … Qualified for NCAA Championships as an individual with a 39.300 at the NCAA Regionals in Seattle … Had seven beam titles in 2017, at EMU (9.875), at Ball State (9.9), at Georgia (9.925), vs. Alabama (9.950), at Maryland (9.9), vs. Arkansas (9.9) and at the SEC Championship (9.950) … Won an all-around championship vs. Arkansas (39.325), a floor title at EMU (9.850) and a bars title at EMU (9.825).

2016 (Freshman): All-SEC team … SEC All-Freshman Team … Individual Qualifier for NCAA Championships after earning the all-around title at the NCAA Regional at Tuscaloosa (39.175) … Competed in all 13 meets for the Cats … Competed as an all-arounder in five meets and the NCAA Championships … Scored a 39.038 in the all-around at the NCAA Championship, scoring a 9.825 on balance beam for her best rotation of the meet … Vaulted at 11 meets … Posted a season-best 9.8 on vault three times: on Excite Night against Ball State (1/8), against Missouri (2/12) and at West Virginia (2/21) … Competed on uneven bars in 10 contests … Scored a season-best 9.9 at home against Florida (3/4) … The 9.9 was the highest score on bars for UK all season … Competed on balance beam in all 14 contests … Scored 9.9 or higher on three occasions, including a season-best 9.925 at Arkansas (2/26) … Competed on floor on 12 occasions … Scored a season-high 9.875 on Senior Night against Iowa State (3/11) … Also scored a season best 39.3 in all-around against Iowa State in one of her six all-around appearances … Claimed six event titles during her freshman year with five on balance beam and the all-around title at the NCAA Regional in Tuscaloosa (4/2) … Posted a 9.65 on vault, 9.85 on bars, 9.85 on beam and 9.825 on floor at NCAA Regional … Led UK a team-best eight times on balance beam … Also led team on uneven bars three times and floor twice … Six event titles tied for second most on the team that season … Accounted for five of UK’s top 10 balance beam scores and two of the top 10 floor scores … Helped Kentucky to the second and third highest team scores in program history against Arkansas (196.7) and Florida (196.65) in back-to-back weeks.

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