The Alabama-Arkansas meet marks gymnastics’ Academic Achievement Night, during which the Tide will not only celebrate its 3.8 team grade point average, but they will honor local elementary school students who have made the A/B honor roll
It marked the Crimson Tide's second win in three days and third meet in eight days
ALABAMA HIGHLIGHTS: 2015 | Sophomore Honors – Second Team Balance Beam All-American … Scholastic All-American … SEC Academic Honor Roll … All-SEC … Overall — after competing just twice in the Tide’s competitive lineup as a freshman, competed 44 routines for the Tide in 2015 ... Vault — competed on the vault in all 15 meets, posting a career-best 9.9 at Arkansas ... Uneven Bars — competed 14 times on the uneven bars during the season, including a career-best 9.9 against Auburn ... Balance Beam — competed on the balance beam in all 15 meets, posting a career-best 9.925 at Georgia ... led off Alabama’s SEC balance beam rotation, the Tide’s first rotation of the meet, with a 9.9, earning All-SEC honors in the process ... won the balance beam against Auburn with a career-best 9.9 ... second on balance beam at the NCAA Auburn Regional Championship with a 9.9 ... In The Classroom — earned a place on the President’s List (4.0 grade point average) for the fall semester. ... earned Dean’s List (3.5 or better GPA) honors for the spring semester … carries a cumulative 3.961 GPA into her junior year.
2014 | Freshman Honors — Scholastic All-American … Vault — posted a 9.875 in her first vault in the Tide’s competitive lineup against Stanford ... Uneven Bars — made her debut in the Crimson Tide’s competitive lineup on the uneven bars at LSU ... Balance Beam — went exhibition on the balance beam at the Quad Meet … In The Classroom — earned a place on the President’s List (4.0 grade point average) for the spring semester.
PREP HIGHLIGHTS: Graduated early from the University of Nebraska Independent Study High School and joined Alabama in January of 2014 ... coached by Mario and Cheryl Gonzalez at Courthouse Gymnastics ... placed 15th in the all-around at the 2010 VISA USA Championships ... 2010-11 USA National Team member ... graduated high school with a 4.17 cumulative grade point average ... National Society of High School Scholars ... selected for the National Academy of Future Physicians Medical Scientists Award of Excellence.
PERSONAL INFORMATION: Full Name: Keely Lynne McNeer ... daughter of Cyndy and Mike McNeer ... chemical engineering major … born April 11, 1996.