Women's Gymnastics

CallyNixon

  • height 5-3
  • class Freshman
  • Hometown Miami
  • Major Social Work
  • High school South Dade Senior HS

2021 (Junior): Named SEC Specialist of the Week on March 2 … Named WCGA Scholastic All-American … Named to SEC Winter Sports Academic Honor Roll … Competed in every meet of season … Earned four first-place finishes on vault … Tied best individual bars score in program history with career-high 9.975 in first-place finish versus LSU on Feb. 26 … Scored career-high 9.875 on beam in tie for first-place finish versus Arkansas on Feb. 12 … Scored 9.900 or better on vault five times … Scored 9.850 or better on bars eight times … Scored 9.825 or better on beam twice.

2020 (Sophomore): Named to SEC Winter Sports Academic Honor Roll … Competed in every meet of season … Scored 9.850 on vault in tie for first-place finish versus Illinois on March 6 … Tied career-high 9.900 on bars twice … Scored career-high 9.875 on vault at Auburn on Feb. 7 … Scored 9.850 or better on vault five times … Scored 9.850 or better on bars five times.

2019 (Freshman): Named to SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll … Competed as individual on bars at NCAA Championship on April 19 … Competed in every meet of season … Scored 9.800 on bars in tie for first-place finish versus Arkansas on Jan. 18 … Scored season-high 9.900 on bars twice … Scored 9.875 or better on bars six times … Scored 9.725 on beam three times.

Personal: Club gym is International Gymnastics Training Center … Parents’ names are Lynn and Calvin … Sister’s name is Tatyana … Favorite television series is “Rise” … Favorite movie is “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” … Favorite professional sports team is Green Bay Packers … Favorite athlete is Rachel Garrison … Favorite hobbies are eating and sleeping … Favorite foods are salmon and mashed potatoes … Favorite place on campus is her apartment … Career goal is to get her master’s degree in social work and to live life like it’s golden … Biggest accomplishment was being safety patrol captain … Why she chose to be a Kentucky Wildcat: “Because Kentucky is the best program in giving opportunities and helping you succeed in all aspects.”

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