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



02/16/2015

Gymnastics Moves Up to No. 5 Nationally

The Crimson Tide is ranked second on the floor exercise and junior Lauren Beers is second in the all-around

02/09/2015

Alabama Gymnastics Ranked Sixth Overall, Second on the Floor Exercise

The Crimson Tide, ranked second on the floor exercise, fifth on the vault, seventh on the balance beam and 12th on the uneven bars, faces the No. 12 Boise State Broncos on Friday

02/06/2015

Gymnastics Beats Auburn, 197.325-196.825

Lauren Beers leads the Tide to victory.

01/30/2015

Gymnastics Wins at Kentucky, 196.700-195.625

01/23/2015

No. 7 Gymnastics Beats No. 1 Florida, 197.400-196.800

Junior Lauren Beers, who went in the all-around for the first time in her Crimson Tide career, scoring a 39.500, won the uneven bars for the third week in a row with a career-best score of 9.9

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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