Heather Elswick

VT, UB, FX | Senior | 5-4 | Austin, Texas | Capital Gymnastics


  • All-SEC Team (2015)
  • SEC Community Service Team (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017)
  • SEC Academic Honor Roll (2014, 2015, 2016)
  • SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll (2013)
  • Won Three Event Titles (2 VT, 1 FX)

Personal Bests
VT: 9.950, vs. Alabama, Jan. 16, 2015
UB: 9.725, vs. Missouri, Feb. 27, 2015
FX: 9.925, vs. Alabama, Jan. 16, 2015

As A Redshirt Senior (2017)
Named to the SEC Community Service Team for the fourth consecutive year… Returned to the lineup on floor against UCLA on Jan. 7, after missing the 2016 season due to injury… Led the team and scored a season-best 9.850 on floor against Alabama on Jan. 27… Matched her season best with a 9.850 on floor against Florida on Feb. 17… Scored a season-best 9.875 on floor and made her season debut on vault at Michigan State on Feb. 25… Won her first vault title of the season, the third of her career, with a season-best 9.825 on Senior Night against Centenary and San Jose State on March 10… Also scored a 9.850 on floor exercise in her final regular-season routine in Barnhill Arena… Scored a 9.800 on vault at the SEC Championship on March 18.

As A Senior (2016)
Unable to compete due to a preseason wrist injury … Named to the SEC Community Service Team.

As A Junior (2015)
All-SEC member … Won two event titles with her vault win against defending SEC champion, Alabama, and a floor exercise title at No. 24 Kentucky … Set a personal-best in all three events she competed in … Scored a career-best 9.950 on the vault against No. 6 Alabama to win her second career vault title … Also collected a personal-best 9.925 on the floor exercise against the Crimson Tide to help Arkansas score a school record 49.600 in the rotation … Scored a career-high 9.725 on the uneven bars against No. 23 Missouri … Won her first career floor exercise title at No. 24 Kentucky … Finished in a tie for first on the floor exercise in the afternoon session of the SEC Championship with a 9.900 to earn her first career All-SEC honor … Finished in a tie for eighth on the vault at the NCAA Morgantown Regional with a 9.9 … Scored a 9.8-or-higher on every floor exercise routine and had four 9.9-plus routines on the floor … Collected a total of 22 9.8-plus routines in three events and eight 9.9-plus scores … Scores counted on 28 of her 34 routines … Counted on every vault and floor exercise routine … Featured in every vault and floor exercise lineup and nine uneven bar rotations … Averaged a 9.867 on the floor, a 9.852 on the vault and a 9.644 on the bars.

As A Sophomore (2014)
Record two scores of 9.80 plus in her events twice … Set a season-bests on the vault against Auburn … Set a career-best mark on the floor with a score of 9.85 in the NCAA Fayetteville Regional … Score counted in eight of the 11 vault routines … Counted eight of nine scored during the season on the floor … Named the SEC Community Service Team.

As A Freshman (2013)
Earned a spot in the vault and floor lineups as a true freshman … Score counted on the vault in 13 competitions … Set a career-high score of 9.90 in the vault, which she set twice on the year (Auburn, Alabama) … Scored a career-best 9.85 on the floor twice in the season (Florida, Missouri) … Won her first event title in her second-ever meet at Kentucky with a score of 9.825 to lead the U of A rotation … Her second score of 9.90 in the vault helped the Razorbacks collect the third-highest scoring meet in program history … Scored a 9.85 on the floor against top-ranked Florida in just her fourth career meet … Made both of her scores count in the vault and floor at the Corvallis NCAA Regional to help Arkansas advance to their sixth straight NCAA Championship.

Prior to Arkansas

A two-time Level 10 national competitor and a top 10 national performer for Capital Gymnastics in Austin, Texas … Won the floor at the 2012 Level 10 Region III meet and also finished third in the all-around, fourth on the vault, seventh on the beam, and eighth on bars in the event … Finished in a tie for fourth on the floor at the 2012 Texas state meet, sixth on the vault, ninth in the all-around, 10th in bars, and 13th on the beam … Won the vault and finished third in the all-around at the 2012 Alamo Classic … Placed eighth at the 2011 J.O. National Championships on the floor and 16th in the all-around … Finished fourth in the all-around at the 2011 Region III meet and fourth in the vault at the 2011 Texas state meet … Won the vault at the 2011 Fiesta Jam and Alamo Classic, and second in the vault, and third in the all-around at the WOGA meet … Competed for Olympic Hills Gymnastics from 2007-10 … In 2010 finished third on the vault at the Region III meet, and second at the Ricky Deci Invitational … Placed fourth in the all-around at the 2010 Rose City Classic … Won the floor and was second in the vault at the 2009 Texas state qualifying meet, and placed fourth at the 2009 Texas state finals.

High School
Attended Westlake High School in Austin, Texas … A member of the National Honor Society.

Born June 22, 1994 … Daughter of Michael and Kathleen Elswick … Majoring in kinesiology (Applied exercise science).

2017 Performances

Jan. 7at UCLA9.700
Jan. 13Missouri9.800
Jan. 20at Georgia9.750
Jan. 27Alabama9.850
Feb. 3at Auburn9.800
Feb. 10LSU9.825
Feb. 17Florida9.850
Feb. 25at Michigan State9.7259.875
Mar. 3at Kentucky9.5509.750
Mar. 10San Jose State, Centenary9.8259.850
Mar. 18SEC Championship9.8009.650
Apr. 1NCAA Regional9.8259.850

2015 Performances

Jan. 9at Oklahoma9.859.6759.8
Jan. 16Alabama9.959.659.925
Jan. 23at Auburn9.89.6759.875
Jan. 31Metroplex Challenge9.8759.825
Feb. 6Florida9.99.875
Feb. 13Home Tri Meet9.859.9
Feb. 20at Kentucky9.7759.4259.85
Feb. 27Missouri9.7759.7259.875
Mar. 7at Georgia9.99.79.825
Mar. 13UCLA9.8259.6759.9
Mar. 21SEC Championship9.8259.79.9
Apr. 4at NCAA Regionals9.99.5759.85

2014 Performances

Jan. 10Home Tri Meet9.7759.8
Jan. 17at Missouri9.759.8
Jan. 24at Alabama9.7259.825
Jan. 31Auburn9.8259.85
Feb. 7LSU9.89.825
Feb. 14at Florida9.6759.825
Feb. 21Kentucky9.725
Mar. 1at Georgia9.759.775
Mar. 8at Nebraska
Mar. 14Oklahoma9.8
Mar. 22SEC Championship9.7759.475
Apr. 5NCAA Regionals9.759.875

2013 Performances

Jan. 11Georgia9.8259.5759.675
Jan. 18at Kentucky9.8259.359.4
Jan. 25Denver9.759.575
Feb. 1Florida9.8259.85
Feb. 8at Auburn9.99.775
Feb. 15at LSU9.7259.775
Feb. 22Alabama9.99.8
Mar. 1Home Quad Meet9.859.85
Mar. 9at Minn. Quad Meet9.859.525
Mar. 17at UCLA9.8259.775
Mar. 23SEC Championship9.8259.1
Apr. 6at NCAA Regionals9.859.825
Apr. 19vs. NCAA Session II9.859.625

Career Event Titles