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Aja Sims
Aja Sims

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Orlando, Fla.

High School:
William R. Boone

Height:
5-2

Event:
All-Around

Experience:
1L

Club Team:
Brandy Johnson's Global Gymnastics



10/24/2014

Record Crowd on Hand as Goblins Win Alabama Gymnastics Ghosts and Goblins Intrasquad

It marks the ninth time in 11 years that the Goblins have come out on top in the annual event

10/21/2014

Gymnastics Hosts Annual Ghosts and Goblins Intrasquad Friday

Fans will be admitted to Coleman Coliseum at the southeast corner (the UA Law School side of the Coliseum) starting at 6:15 p.m. and the competition starts at 6:30 p.m. Seats are limited

09/15/2014

Gymnastics Honored with SEC Championship Rings on Saturday

The 2014 team received their SEC Championship rings during halftime of the Alabama-Southern Mississippi football game in front of 101,821 fans

04/27/2014

Gymnastics Holds 2014 Medalist Club Awards Banquet

04/19/2014

Gymnastics Finishes Fourth at the 2014 NCAA Championships

The Alabama gymnastics team finished fourth at the NCAA Championships with a score of 197.550

ALABAMA HIGHLIGHTS:
2014 | Freshman
HONORS -- Scholastic All-American ... NCAA Seattle Regional Balance Beam Champion ... All-SEC ... SEC All-Freshman Team ... SEC Freshman of the Week (2/18) ... UNEVEN BARS -- scored a career-best 9.950 on the uneven bars at the SEC Championships ... BALANCE BEAM -- competed on the balance beam in all 14 meets during the season ... scored a career-best 9.950 on the balance beam at home against Auburn ... FLOOR EXERCISE -- scored a career-best 9.925 on the floor exercise at home against Stanford ... IN THE CLASSROOM -- Earned a place on the Dean's List (3.5 GPA or better) for the spring semester ... carries a cumulative 3.732 GPA into her sophomore year.

PREP HIGHLIGHTS:
Graduated early from William R. Boone High School to join Alabama in January of 2014 ... coached by Kelly Pitzen and Brandy Johnson at Brandy Johnson's Global Gymnastics ... member of the USA Junior Olympic team in 2011-12 ... an uneven bars skill, "The Sims" is named for her ... 2012 JO National all-around, uneven bars and balance beam champion ... accepted into the Law Magnet Program in high school ... graduated with a 4.7 cumulative grade point average.

PERSONAL INFORMATION:
Full Name: Aja Monet Sims ... daughter of Daisy Canady and Clinton Sims ... sister - Leslie Canady ... exercise science major ... born Oct. 4, 1995.

     
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