Crimson Tide gymnasts Becca Alexin, Marissa Gutierrez, Ashley Sledge, Ashley Priess and Ricki Lebegern all earned degrees this year
Alabama Highlights: 2009 -- JUNIOR Earned first-team All-American honors on the balance beam ... earned second-team All-American honors in the All-Around and floor exercise ... Scholastic All-American ... SEC Academic Honor Roll ... second-team All-SEC ... scored a season high 39.450 in the all-around during the preliminaries of the NCAA Championships and at Penn State ... scored 39.4 or better seven times during the season, including the last six meets of the season ... went in the all-around in 14 of 15 meets ... led the Crimson Tide with 60 routines in competition ... scored 9.85 or better 45 times during the season ... scored a season high 9.9 on the balance beam during the prelims of the NCAA Championships and at Penn State ... scored a season high 9.875 on the vault during both rounds of the NCAA Championships and against LSU and again vs. Stanford ... posted a career-high 9.875 on the uneven bars against Denver from the leadoff spot ... earned Dean's List (3.5 or better GPA) honors for both the fall and spring semesters ... inducted into Golden Key honor society ... named to the SEC Community Service Team for the second year in a row ... earned the inaugural David DeSantis Community Service Award ... voted team captain by her teammates.
2008 -- SOPHOMORE Scholastic All-American ... SEC Vault and Balance Beam Champion ... All-SEC ... SEC Academic Honor Roll ... named to the SEC's 2008 Community Service Team ... scored a career-best 9.95 to win a share of the SEC vault championship ... scored a season-best 9.9 to earn her second SEC balance beam title ... scored a career-best 9.925 on the floor exercise against Auburn ... scored a career-best 9.85 on the uneven bars against Auburn, a score she matched at the NCAA SC Regional ... won four individual titles ... earned Dean's List (3.5 or better GPA) honors for the spring semester.
2007 -- FRESHMAN SEC Balance Beam Champion with a career high 9.925 ... led Alabama in nine events, winning six individual titles ... scored a career all-around high of 39.475 against LSU, including a career high 9.925 vault and a 9.9 balance beam score ... led Alabama in the all-around against Georgia and won the all-around at Arkansas ... posted a 9.875 to share top honors on the balance beam at Arkansas ... scored a career high 9.9 on the floor exercise against Kentucky and matched that score against UCLA ... won the vault to open the season, against Oklahoma with a 9.85, and to close the regular season, at Auburn with a 9.9 ... scored a career-high 9.825 on the uneven bars against UNC and at Auburn ... earned Dean's List honors for the fall and spring semesters after posting a 3.6 grade point average in the fall and a 3.866 GPA in the spring ... Scholastic All-American ... SEC Academic Honor Roll.
PREP HIGHLIGHTS: Member of the U.S. Junior Olympic National Team ... finished fourth in the all-around and third on the vault at the 2005 Level 10 National Championships ... trained at Capital Gymnastics National Training Center where she was coached by Tatiana Perskaia, Victor Vectrov and Marina Gerom ... second in the all-around and the balance beam at the 2006 Junior Olympic National Championships ... won the all-around, vault, uneven bars and balance beam at the 2006 J.O. Region 7 Championships as well as taking second in the floor exercise ... won the all-around at the 2006 Excalibur Cup ... fourth in the all-around at the 2005 J.O. Nationals ... won the vault, uneven bars and balance beam and took second in the all-around at the 2005 J.O. Region 7 Championships ... won the all-around and vault at the 2005 Maryland Classic ... won all four apparatus and the all-around at the 2005 Winter Island Getaway Invitational and the 2004 World Class Invitational ... National Honor Society.
PERSONAL INFORMATION: Full Name: Erica Leigh Lebegern ... daughter of William and Jamie Lebegern ... brother - Terry ... sister - Sophie ... born December 12, 1987.