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Lexie Priessman
Player Profile:
Lexie Priessman 2335743
Position: All-Around
Height: 5'0"
Class: Junior
Experience: 2 Letters
City/State: Cincinnati, Ohio
High School: Connections Academy
Club: Cincinnati Gymnastics Academy/Perfection
Major: Mass Communication
Born: 01/23/1997

2017 First-Team All-American (UB)
2017 First-Team Regular Season All-American (UB)
2017 SEC Uneven Bars Champion
2017 All-SEC
2017 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2016 Second-Team All-American (UB)
2016 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

One of the top bars performers in the nation who can compete in the all-around as a junior … Is a three-time All-American on uneven bars … Won LSU’s first SEC Uneven Bars Championship in more than 20 seasons in 2017.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2017)
Earned First Team All-America honors during the regular season as well as at NCAA Championships … The Tigers’ anchor on bars … Competed on vault, bars and floor for a majority of the season before primarily focusing on bars in March … Posted a 9.925 at Semifinal II and 9.90 at the NCAA Super Six … After coming back from a minor knee injury without regularly practicing for two weeks, Priessman anchored the Tigers’ bars lineup with a career high 9.95 to win the SEC Championship …. Tied for the bars title with a 9.925 against Florida ... Won the bars title in the anchor spot with a 9.925 at Auburn ... Set a career high on bars with a score of 9.95 to win the title against George Washington and Iowa ... Won bars with a 9.90 at Arkansas ... Earned a 9.875 on floor and a pair of 9.85s on vault and bars against Missouri ... Made the lineup in three spots at Kentucky where she won the bars title with a 9.925 and finished with scores of 9.85 on vault and 9.875 on floor ... Performed on vault and bars against Texas Woman’s where she finished with scores of 9.85 on each event ... A large part of LSU’s lineup at Alabama in the second spot on vault and anchor of bars ... Totaled a new career high on vault with a score of 9.90 against the Crimson Tide in just her third career vault performance … Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll for a second consecutive year.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2016)
Earned Second-Team All-America honors on bars after scoring a 9.8875 at NCAA Semifinal I … Competed on vault in the season opener against Oklahoma and again vs. Kentucky … Performed on beam against Oklahoma … Posted season highs of 9.775 on vault against OU, 9.925 on bars against Kentucky and at Texas Woman’s and 9.725 on beam vs. OU … Won her first career individual title with a 9.925 in her first official bars routine as a Tiger against Kentucky … Her 9.925 tied the LSU record for the highest score in a gymnast’s first official bars routine as Katherine Hilton tallied a 9.925 in her first bars routine vs. Denver on Jan. 31, 2003 ... Suffered her foot injury in warmups prior to the Georgia meet (2/13) and returned to action at Texas Woman’s … Tallied a 9.90 on bars to tie for second at the NCAA Athens Regional (4/2) … Named to the SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll.

CLUB/HIGH SCHOOL
One of the nation’s top gymnasts as a senior international elite competitor … Spent most of her club career at Cincinnati Gymnastics Academy (CGA) training under coach Mary Lee Tracy … Ended her club career at Perfection Gymnastics School under coach Enrique Trabanino … Suffered setbacks with injuries in the final years of club gymnastics … Established herself as a premier gymnast early in her club career by winning the all-around at the 2010 Nastia Liukin Cup … In the 2012 club season she took first place on vault at the Junior Pacific Rim Championships, first place in the all-around at the Jesolo Trophy competition and first place on floor and the all-around the Junior Visa (now P&G) Championships while finishing second on vault and bars at Visas … In 2011 she won vault, bars, floor and the all-around at the Japan Junior International, captured the vault title at the Visa Championships and placed second on floor … Graduated from Connections Academy.

PERSONAL
Full name is Alexis Amber Priessman … Goes by Lexie … Born Jan. 23, 1997 in Cincinnati, Ohio … Daughter of Kraig and Vickie Priessman … Has one brother, Nicholas, and two sisters, Jenna and Leah … Her brother Nick played baseball at Eastern Illinois University … Majoring in sports administration.

PRIESSMAN’S CAREER HIGHS
Vault: 9.900 (1-13-17 at Alabama)
Bars: 9.950 (twice; Last: 3-18-17 at SEC Championship; First: 2-19-17 vs. GWU/Iowa
Beam: 9.725 (1-9-16 vs. Oklahoma)
Floor: 9.875 (twice; Last: 2-3-17 vs. Missouri; First: 1-27-17 at Kentucky)
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PRIESSMAN’S CAREER INDIVIDUAL TITLES
Bars: 7
Total: 7

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