At the end of the celebration, as the pep band played, the gymnasts danced and sang along with the Alabama fight song as the air was filled with confetti
ALABAMA HIGHLIGHTS: 2011 - JuniorNCAA Floor Exercise Champion ... won Alabama's 22nd individual NCAA title with a 9.9375 on the floor during individual event finals ... First team All-Around, Vault, Uneven Bars and Floor Exercise All-American, pushing her career total to eight ... Scholastic All-American ... finished first on the floor exercise, seventh on the vault and 15th on the uneven bars at the NCAA Championships Individual Event Finals ... First team All-SEC ... SEC Academic Honor Roll ... won the NCAA Tuscaloosa Regional balance beam title with a 9.95, the highest score of any regional ... won the balance beam and floor exercise at the SEC Championships with matching 9.925s ... ranked No. 1 in the nation during the season on the balance beam ... named SEC Gymnast of the Week after a career night against Kentucky, posting career-best scores in the all-around (39.675), uneven bars (9.925) and floor exercise (9.950) and winning the all-around, bars, beam and floor... tied her career-best scores of 9.925 on the vault and balance beam at Georgia ... anchored Alabama's balance beam lineup in all 14 meets ... competed 52 routines during the season, scoring 9.9 or better 20 times - four each on the vault and uneven bars, seven on the balance beam and five on the floor exercise ... won 13 individual event titles - one each in the all-around and on the vault, three on the uneven bars, five on the balance beam and three on the floor ... named the Crimson Tide's co-captain along with Kayla Hoffman ... earned Dean's List (3.5 or better grade point average) honors for the spring semester.
2010 -- Sophomore First team All-American in the all-around, vault and balance beam ... second team All-American on the uneven bars ... 2010 NCAA Lexington Regional all-around, vault and uneven bars champion ... SEC Gymnast of the Week (2/16) ... SEC Academic Honor Roll ... posted a career-high 39.625 to win the all-around against Florida ... won the vault with a career-high 9.925 at Penn State, a score she matched against Florida ... won the first collegiate all-around title of her career at Auburn to open the season ... won 10 event titles ... scored a career-high 9.9 on the uneven bars against Arizona, a score she matched at Oklahoma and at the NCAA Regional.
2009 -- Freshman Freshman All-SEC ... SEC Academic Honor Roll ... posted a career-high score of 39.450 in the all-around during the NCAA Super Six Team Finals ... scored a career-high of 9.875 on the uneven bars at the SEC Championships ... posted career-high marks of 9.925 on the floor exercise against Stanford ... made her all-around debut against Auburn ... scored a career-high of 9.9 on the vault against Auburn from the leadoff spot, a score she matched against Stanford ... led Alabama on the balance beam at Georgia with a career-high 9.9, a score she tied at Penn State ... scored a career-high 9.875 on the uneven bars at the SEC Championships ... competed in the Tide's lineup 52 times, including the vault, uneven bars and balance beam in every meet ... won six events during the season ... scored 9.9 or better eight times ... earned Dean's List (3.5 or better GPA) honors for the spring semester.
PREP HIGHLIGHTS: Coached by Bill and Donna Strauss, John Holman and Robin Netwall at Parkettes ... a Senior International Elite, she finished sixth in the all-around, fourth on the uneven bars and fifth on the balance beam at the 2007 USA Championships ... took seventh on the balance beam at the 2007 DTB Pokal World Cup meet in Stuttgart, Germany ... competed in the USA/Belgium dual meet in 2003, helping the United States to the win and taking the bronze medal in the all-around and floor exercise and silver medal in the balance beam ... helped lead the U.S. to team gold against Japan in 2002.
PERSONAL INFORMATION: Full Name: Geralen Joni Stack-Eaton ... daughter of Susan Stack and the late Jon Eaton ... brother, Ryan ... sister, Melissa telecommunications and film major ... born October 25, 1989.