58 Student-Athletes Receive Degrees in Spring Graduation
ALABAMA HIGHLIGHTS: 2013 | Junior Honors -- Second-Team Balance Beam All-American ... Scholastic All-American ... SEC Academic Honor Roll ... SEC Specialist of the Week (1/16) ... Uneven Bars -- Competed on the uneven bars in every meet of the season, posting a 9.875 or better in 10 of 14 meets ... tied her career-best of 9.9 on the uneven bars six times during the season including the SEC Championships and the NCAA Championships Super Six Finals ... won the uneven bars at Missouri and Arkansas ... Balance Beam -- Competed on the beam in every meet in 2013 ... earned a season-best 9.9 on the balance beam at Missouri and Arkansas and against Auburn ... won the balance beam at both Missouri and Arkansas this season ... Floor Exercise -- Was part of the competitive floor lineup in 13 of 14 meets ... Posted a 9.875 on the floor exercise at the 2013 NCAA Championships Super Six Finals ... shared first place on the floor exercise in the Tide's first meet against LSU with a career-best 9.900, a score she matched at LSU ... competed in the Tide's floor lineup for the first time since her freshman year in the season opener against Mizzou ... In The Classroom -- Earned Dean's List honors (3.5 or better GPA) in both the fall and spring. ... carries a 3.6 cumulative GPA.
2012 | Sophomore Second team Balance Beam All-American ... Scholastic All-American ... SEC Academic Honor Roll ... NCAA Seattle Regional Balance Beam Champion ... competed on the uneven bars in every meet of the season ... competed on the balance beam in 13 of 14 meets in 2012 ... tied her career best of 9.950 to win the balance beam title against North Carolina ... also won the balance beam against Florida ... posted a season-best 9.875 on the uneven bars against North Carolina ... earned Dean's List honors (3.5 or better grade-point average) for the fall and spring semesters.
2011 | Freshman First team Uneven Bars All-American ... Scholastic All-American ... finished third on the uneven bars at the NCAA Championships Individual Event Finals ... Second team All-SEC ... SEC All-Freshman ... SEC Academic Honor Roll ... finished second on the balance beam at the NCAA Tuscaloosa Regional and SEC Championships with matching scores of 9.9 ... named SEC Gymnast of the Week after scoring a career-best 39.450 in the all-around and 9.950 on the balance beam, winning both against LSU ... scored a career-best 9.875 on the floor exercise against LSU ... named SEC Freshman Gymnast of the Week after the Tide's meet at Georgia ... competed in the all-around in half of the Tide's meets during the regular season ... competed in 43 individual events during the season, posting five wins, including four balance beam titles and an all-around win ... scored a career-best 9.875 on the vault at Georgia ... scored a career-high 9.9 on the uneven bars in the semifinals of the NCAA Championships ... won the balance beam in her first meet for the Tide with a 9.925 against Penn State, the highest score on any event in the meet ... named to the Dean's List (3.5 or better grade-point average) for both the fall and spring semesters.
PREP HIGHLIGHTS: Coached by Kim Fuchs and Kami Claridge at Eagle Gymnastics ... three-year member of the U.S. National Team ... won the 2010 Level 10 national balance beam title and finished second in the all-around ... won the 2009 Level 10 national uneven bars title ... won the all-around title at the state and regional level in 2009 and was fifth nationally ... graduated from Blue Valley High School ... four-year member of the Principal's Honor Roll.
PERSONAL INFORMATION: Full name: Sarah Christine DeMeo ... daughter of Susan Lucas and Craig DeMeo ... sister - Allison ... stepsisters - Melissa, Lauren and Candice ... stepbrothers - Kyle and Connor ... interdisciplinary major ... born Jan. 29, 1992.