Ten Razorbacks Named WCGA Scholastic All-Americans

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Ten members of the Arkansas gymnastics team have been recognized as 2018-19 Scholastic All-Americans by the Women’s Collegiate Gymnastics Association (WCGA).

Arkansas’ 10 honorees matches its highest total of scholar athletes in program history, also reaching 10 in 2015. The Razorbacks were one of 31 teams with more than 56 percent of student-athletes on their teams with a 3.5 grade point average or higher and one of three in the SEC, checking in with a clip of 66.7 percent.

The 10 Scholastic All-Americans include: Makenzie Anderson, Sophia Carter, Amanda Elswick, Kailey Gillings, Kennedy Hambrick, Sydney Laird, Bailey Lovett, Sydney McGlone, Kirby Rathjen and Jessica Yamzon. It’s the second honor for Anderson (2017), Carter (2018) and Laird (2018).

In order to receive the award from the WCGA, student-athletes had to maintain a 3.5 GPA for 2018-19 academic season.

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