Lauren Williams - Gymnastics - Arkansas Razorbacks

Lauren Williams

AA | Junior | 5-3 | Rogers, Ark. | Aspire Gymnastics

Personal Bests
VT: 9.950 at Fayetteville Regional Semifinal, April 4, 2024
BB: 9.875 at Alabama, January 19, 2024
FX: 9.950 (8x), last vs Auburn, Jan. 26, 2024

Sophomore Season (2024)
Appeared in every vault and floor lineup for Arkansas in season and seven times on beam… Scored 9.900+ seven times on vault and earned six event titles… Earned a vault mark of 9.850 at SEC Championships for All-SEC honors, the third of her career and second on vault… Got a new career high of 9.950 in the Fayetteville Regional Semifinal on April 4, the highest score of the session… Finished the season as Arkansas’ highest ranked vaulter with an average of 9.883… Went 9.900+ on floor nine times, six times a 9.950 with four floor titles… Ranked second in floor average for Arkansas with a 9.921… Earned SEC Specialist of the Week honors on March 12 after recording matching 9.925s on vault and floor against No. 1 Oklahoma on March 10… Went six straight meets of 9.925+ on floor from February 17 to March 15… Finished second among Gymbacks in floor average on the season, and 9.945 was also good for 20th nationally… Made her Arkansas beam debut on Jan. 12 and competed beam six more times after that, with a personal best of 9.875 at Alabama on Jan. 19

Freshman Season (2023)
NCAA Championships individual qualifier on vault… All-SEC and All-SEC Freshman honoree on vault and floor… Appeared in all of Arkansas’ 12 vault and floor lineups and twice on beam… Scored 9.850+ on vault in eight of 12 appearances… Scored 9.900+ on floor eight times… Tied for the team’s highest vault NQS of the season with a 9.880… Led Arkansas with three floor titles on the season… Four-week streak of 9.9+ from 1/13-2/3… Led Arkansas with a team-high NQS of 9.920 on floor… Got her first career event title on Jan. 13 with a score of 9.900 on floor… Earned Arkansas’ first SEC Freshman of the Week honors since 2018 after posting career highs of 9.925 on vault (third place) and 9.950 on floor (second place) in the team’s victory over LSU, in which Arkansas also earned a new program record score of 197.475… Earned her fourth consecutive score of 9.900+ on floor and a new career high of 9.950 against Florida on Feb. 3… Matched her high of 9.950 on floor on Feb. 17 at Kentucky, good for a share of second place… Earned her first career vault title at Georgia with a score of 9.850 on March 5… Earned a career high 9.700 on beam at SEC Championships on March 18… Scored 9.900 on both vault and floor in consecutive meets at SEC Championships on March 18 and the Norman Regional on March 30… Qualified to nationals as an individual with a score of 9.900 at regionals, the highest of the session… Was Arkansas’ first freshman individual qualifier since 2017, first vault specialist since 2014, first freshman specialist since 2010… Scored a 9.825 on vault in Fort Worth and tied for 40th

Prior to Arkansas
Trained at Aspire Gymnastics in Bentonville, Ark., the program’s first in-state recruit in over 10 years… Swept the podium at 2022 Arkansas state meet, winning each event and all-around with new career high vault (9.900), floor (9.675) and all-around (38.400) scores.. 2022 regional floor champion with a score of 9.575, along with second and third place finishes on beam and vault… Placed seventh on vault and 15th all-around at 2022 Development Program Nationals… 2019 Arkansas state vault and floor champion and placed third all-around… Her mother, Theresa, was a diver at Arkansas and father, Bruce, was a strength coach in the athletic department.