The class attempts to define what leadership is and how each student-athlete can influence those around them in a positive way using their innate style and along with the skills they learn in the class
Alabama Highlights: 2009 -- Junior First-team All-American on the uneven bars ... scored 9.9 or better on three of four events during the NCAA Championships Super Six Team Finals ... won 16 events during the season, including the vault and floor exercise at the SEC Championships and the floor exercise at the NCAA Northeast Regional ... finished second in the all-around at the SEC Championships for the second year in a row ... scored 9.9 or better in 19 routines during season ... scored 9.9 or better on the floor exercise in nine of 13 meets ... scored a career-high 39.725 in the all-around against Auburn, the highest all-around score by a Crimson Tide gymnast since Jeana Rice scored a 39.850 at the 2004 SEC Championships ... scored a career-high 9.925 on the uneven bars against Auburn ... tied her career-high scores on the vault (9.95) and floor exercise (9.975) against Auburn ... Also tied her career-best score on the vault at the SEC Championships and on the floor exercise against Oklahoma and UNC ... went all-around 12 times ... competed on the vault and uneven bars in all 15 meets ... competed in 56 events during the season ... SEC Academic Honor Roll ... voted team captain by her teammates.
2008 -- Sophomore All-American on the floor exercise and second team All-American in the all-around and uneven bars ... posted the highest floor exercise score of the championships, a 9.95, during the NCAA Super Six Team Final ... posted five scores of 9.9 or better at the NCAA Championships, including a career-best 9.9 on the uneven bars during prelims ... NCAA South Central Regional Champion in the all-around, vault and floor exercise ... won 16 individual titles, including six in the postseason ... posted 20 scores of 9.9, including 11 on the floor exercise ... scored 39.4 or better in the all-around in every postseason meet ... scored a career-best 39.625 in the all-around to win the NCAA SC Regional ... SEC Vault, Balance Beam and Floor Exercise Champion ... All-SEC ... SEC Academic Honor Roll ... posted a career-best 9.9 to win the balance beam at the SEC Championships ... led Alabama with 58 routines for the season.
2007 -- Freshman 2007 NCAA Floor Exercise Champion ... sixth Alabama Gymnast to win an NCAA title as a freshman ... All-American on the floor exercise and second team All-American in the all-around ... ranked No. 1 in the nation on the floor exercise at the end of the regular season ... won the NCAA Central Regional Vault Championship with a 9.95 ... fifth in the all-around at the SEC Championships with a 39.5, earning second team All-SEC honors in the process ... won the all-around twice, at Auburn, tying her career best with a 39.525 and against LSU with a 39.5 ... ranked No. 1 in the nation in the all-around during the week of Jan. 29 ... won a Tide best 15 individual event titles during the season ... led Alabama on the floor exercise 10 times, winning it eight times - at the NCAA Championships and against Oklahoma, Auburn, Kentucky, UNC, LSU, UCLA and at Auburn ... posted the Tide's season best marks on the vault, 9.950 and floor exercise, 9.975 ... posted a career best 9.875 on the balance beam against UCLA ... named to the Dean's List for the summer semester after earning a 3.5 grade point average ... SEC Academic Honor Roll.
PREP HIGHLIGHTS: Coached by Magda During, Jill Cookingham, Valdi Kolasa and Wes Marutani at Arena Gymnastics ... second in the all-around and the floor exercise and third on the uneven bars and balance beam at the 2006 Parkettes Invitational ... won the all-around at the 2006 New Jersey Level 10 State Championships ... won the vault and floor exercise at the 2005 Twisters Invitational ... competed at the 2004 U.S. National Championships ... won the all-around at the U.S. Coaches' Cup ... won the vault at the 2004 Podium Meet ... ninth in the all-around at the 2004 U.S. Classic ... 2003 New Jersey Optional Athlete of the Year ... won the all-around at the 2003 U.S. Challenge ... ninth in the all-around at the 2003 Level 10 Nationals ... won the all-around at the 2003 Level 10 region 7 Championships and the 2003 Level 10 New Jersey State Championships ... four-year honor student ... National Honor Society.
PERSONAL INFORMATION: Full Name: Morgan Marie Dennis ... daughter of Al and Carla Dennis ... born October 1, 1988.