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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



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

01/19/2015

Gymnastics Ranked Seventh Overall, No. 1 on the Floor Exercise

The Crimson Tide is ranked No. 1 on the floor exercise and No. 2 on the vault going into Friday's 6:30 p.m. meet against No. 1 Florida

01/16/2015

No. 6 Gymnastics Falls at No. 12 Arkansas, 196.325-196.175

Razorbacks escape Crimson Tide by a small margin

01/15/2015

No. 6 Gymnastics Faces No. 12 Arkansas Friday in Fayetteville

The Crimson Tide's meet against Arkansas marks the Crimson Tide's first road meet of the 2015 season

01/12/2015

Gymnastics Sixth Nationally in First Regular-Season Rankings

The Crimson Tide is ranked second on the floor exercise, third on the vault and sixth on the balance beam

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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