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Kayla Williams
Kayla Williams

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Huntington, W.Va.

High School:
Huntington

Height:
5-2

Event:
All-Around

Experience:
2L

Club Team:
Cincinnati Gymnastics Academy



10/24/2014

Record Crowd on Hand as Goblins Win Alabama Gymnastics Ghosts and Goblins Intrasquad

It marks the ninth time in 11 years that the Goblins have come out on top in the annual event

10/21/2014

Gymnastics Hosts Annual Ghosts and Goblins Intrasquad Friday

Fans will be admitted to Coleman Coliseum at the southeast corner (the UA Law School side of the Coliseum) starting at 6:15 p.m. and the competition starts at 6:30 p.m. Seats are limited

09/15/2014

Gymnastics Honored with SEC Championship Rings on Saturday

The 2014 team received their SEC Championship rings during halftime of the Alabama-Southern Mississippi football game in front of 101,821 fans

08/01/2014

11 University of Alabama Student-Athletes Slated for Commencement Saturday

Ryan Kelly will be one of 15 members of this year Crimson Tide football squad that will suit up for fall camp with a degree already in hand

05/01/2014

The Battle Plan

This has been the most difficult week of the 13 months I have been at the University.

03/11/2013

Kayla Williams Recaps LSU/Previews Oklahoma

Kayla Williams Recaps LSU/Previews Oklahoma

ALABAMA HIGHLIGHTS:
2015 | Senior
Graduated in August 2014 with a Bachelor's degree in public relations ... pursuing a Master's degree in sports management.

2014 | Junior
HONORS -- Team Captain ... Scholastic All-American ... SEC Academic Honor Roll ... IN THE CLASSROOM -- Earned a place on the Dean's List (3.5 or better grade point average) for the fall and spring semesters ... carries a cumulative 3.697 GPA into her senior year.

2013 | Sophomore
HONORS -- First Team Balance Beam All-American ... Scholastic All-American ... First Team All-SEC ... NCAA Tuscaloosa Regional Vault Champion ... SEC Academic Honor Roll ... VAULT -- Won the NCAA Tuscaloosa Regional Vault title after posting a 9.925 ... won the vault at LSU with a career-best 9.975, the highest score for the Tide on any event in 2013 ... tied her season-best of 9.975 on the vault at the SEC Championships, taking second place and earning All-SEC honors in the process ... won the vault against Oklahoma with a 9.95 from the leadoff spot ... tied for first place on the vault with a 9.925 in the Tide's first meet against LSU ... part of the competitive vault lineup in the last 13 meets of the season ... BALANACE BEAM -- Shared top honors on the balance beam at the NCAA Championships Semifinals with a score of a 9.900 ... posted a career-best 9.925 on the balance beam at the SEC Championship ... won the balance beam with a 9.900 against Kentucky ... competed on the balance beam at every meet of the season ...IN THE CLASSROOM-- Earned President's List honors with a perfect 4.0 grade point average in the fall ... earned Dean's List honors (3.5 or better GPA) in the spring ... maintains a 3.7 career GPA.

2012 | Freshman
Second team Balance Beam All-American ... Scholastic All-American ... SEC Academic Honor Roll ... scored a career-high 9.9 on the vault at the NCAA Championships Super Six Team Finals ... scored a career-high 9.9 on the balance beam against North Carolina ... tied her career high of 9.9 on the balance beam in both the semifinals of the NCAA Championships and the NCAA Super Six Team Finals ... earned Dean's List honors (3.5 or better grade-point average) for the spring semester.

PREP HIGHLIGHTS:
2009 World Vault Champion ... member of the United States 2009 World Championship team ... coached by Mary Lee Tracy at Cincinnati Gymnastics Academy, the same gym that produced Alabama All-American Ashley Priess ... won the vault at the USA Junior and Senior National Championships as well as the World Championships in 2009 ... three-year member of the Region 7 All-Star team ... won the Junior Olympic National all-around, floor exercise and vault titles in 2009 ... National Honor Society.

PERSONAL INFORMATION:
Full name: Kayla Rose Williams ... daughter of Elizabeth and William Williams ... graduated with a Bachelor's degree in public relations in August 2014 ... pursuing a Master's degree in sports management ... born May 8, 1993.


     
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