Duckworth's debut marked the first time in 36 years that Alabama gymnastics has started a season with a new head coach
ALABAMA HIGHLIGHTS: 2014 | Sophomore HONORS -- SEC Academic Honor Roll ... VAULT -- went in the Tide's competitive vault lineup at the Ozone Collegiate Classic with a 9.850, a score she matched at the Quad Meet ... UNEVEN BARS -- made her debut in the Tide's competitive uneven bars lineup in the season opener against Missouri ... FLOOR EXERCISE -- made her debut in the Tide's competitive floor exercise lineup in the season opener against Missouri.
2013 | Freshman HONORS -- SEC Academic Honor Roll ... VAULT -- Made her debut in the Tide's competitive vault lineup against UCLA, earning a 9.800 ... posted a career-best 9.875 on the vault at LSU ... UNEVEN BARS -- Exhibitioned on the uneven bars at Georgia and Florida and against Auburn and UCLA ... made her debut in the Crimson Tide's competitive lineup at Arkansas with a 9.775 on the uneven bars ... FLOOR EXERCISE -- Exhibitioned on the floor exercise at Missouri to open her Alabama career ... IN THE CLASSROOM -- Earned Dean's List honors (3.5 or better grade point average) in the fall.
PREP HIGHLIGHTS: Coached by former Alabama All-American Dara (Stewart) Lowery as well as John Lowery and David Hill at JamJev Gymnastics ... double-medalist at the 2011 U.S. Junior Olympic National Championships ... finished second on the floor exercise and third on the vault at the 2011 J.O. National Championships after posting three top-10 finishes at the same meet in 2010 ... five-time competitor at the U.S. Junior Olympic National Championships ... won four events, including the all-around, at the 2011 Region 8 Championships, and was second on the balance beam ... won all four events and the all-around at the 2011 Alabama State Championships ... graduated with a 3.5 grade point average.
PERSONAL INFORMATION: Full Name: Carley Victoria Sims ... daughter of Pam and Carl Sims ... brother - Bryant Felder ... sister - Brianna ... advertising major ... born Jan. 5, 1994.