Sarah Shaffer

AA | R-Junior | 5-9 | Tyler, Texas | Texas East Gymnastics

  • 2018 SEC Freshman of the Year
  • Three-time SEC Freshman of the Week
  • All-SEC, All-Freshman team in 2018

Personal Bests
VT: 9.875, at Oklahoma, March 12, 2018
UB: 9.900, at Florida, Feb. 23, 2018
BB: 9.900, at Arkansas Tri, March 16, 2018
FX: 9.950, at Arkansas Tri, March 16, 2018
AA: 39.425, at Arkansas Tri, March 16, 2018

As a Redshirt-Freshman (2018)
SEC Freshman of the Year, All-SEC Team and All-SEC Freshman Team for her performance at the SEC Championships on March 24 … At the meet she scored a 9.850 on vault, a 9.825 on uneven bars and a 9.850 on floor exercise … She was named SEC Freshman of the Week (Jan. 15) after her performance at Kentucky on Jan. 12 and for a second-time on Feb. 2 … At Florida on Feb. 23 she set a personal-best 9.925 on floor exercise at the time and tied her personal-best 9.875 on vault and 9.900 on uneven bars …. Scored a personal-best 9.950 on floor exercise and tied a personal-best 9.900 on balance beam at the Arkansas-Tri Meet on March 16 en route to a personal-best 39.500 in the All-Around competition leading to her being named SEC Freshman of the Week for a third time on March 20 … The 39.500 all-around score is the highest by a freshman at Arkansas … At the NCAA Regionals on April 7 she scored a 9.850 on vault, a 9.825 on uneven bars and 9.900 on floor exercise to help Arkansas advance to the NCAA Championships … Scored a 9.8250 on vault, a 9.8625 on bars and a 9.7875 on floor at the NCAA Championships.

As a Freshman (2017)
Suffered a preseason elbow injury.

Prior to Arkansas

Competed for Texas East Gymnastics … Has competed at Level 10 since the beginning of 2012 … At the 2015 Texas State Championships was floor exercise (9.775) champion and balance beam (9.6) runner-up … Qualified for the 2015 Region III Championships … Was uneven bars (9.7) champion at the 2012 Region III Championships.

High School
Graduated in the top 10 percent of her class from Robert E. Lee High School in Tyler, Texas.

Born on Nov. 12, 1997 … Volunteers with the Junior Symphony League in her hometown … Plans to major in business.

2019 Performances 

Jan. 5Oklahoma9.75009.77509.72509.900039.1500
Jan. 12 at Arizona9.82509.75009.75009.825039.1500
Jan. 18at Kentucky9.77509.77509.07509.800038.4250
Jan. 26Metroplex Challenge9.82509.82509.8750
Feb. 1at Georgia9.82508.85009.8500
Feb. 8Alabama
Feb. 15at Auburn9.87509.87509.8750
Feb. 22LSU9.80009.87509.6000
Mar. 1Florida9.85009.77509.8750
Mar. 8Elevate The Stage9.77509.82509.9000
Mar. 16Arkansas Quad9.85009.87509.8500
Mar. 23SEC Championships9.67509.90009.8500
April 4NCAA Regionals9.82509.82509.8500
April 19NCAA Championships
Season Average9.8029.7369.5179.83638.908

2018 Performances

Jan. 5at LSU9.6008.4009.7259.70037.425
Jan. 12Kentucky9.8759.8009.8009.85039.325
Jan. 19at Missouri9.7259.8009.8259.87539.225
Jan. 26Georgia9.8759.8759.7009.90039.350
Feb. 2at Alabama9.7259.8259.9009.90039.350
Feb. 9Auburn9.8509.9009.1259.90038.775
Feb. 16GymQuarters9.8259.8509.675
Feb. 24at Florida9.8759.9009.6009.92539.300
Mar. 2Arizona9.8509.8759.925
Mar. 9at Oklahoma9.8759.8259.875
Mar. 16Denver | Iowa State9.8259.8259.9009.95039.500
Mar. 24SEC Championship9.8009.7759.1009.85038.525
April 8Regionals9.8509.8259.900
April 20NCAA Championships9.82509.86259.7875