Lexie

Priessman

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All-Around
Height: 5'0"
Class: Senior
City/State: Cincinnati, Ohio
High School: Connections Academy
Club: Cincinnati Gymnastics Academy/Perfection
Major: Mass Communication
Experience: 3 Letters

Bio

2018 First-Team All-American (UB)
2018 First -Team Regular Season All-American (UB)
2018 All-SEC
2018 SEC Specialist of the Week (at NC State, at GymQuarters/vs. TWU)
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 also compete in the all-around when fully healthy … Is a five-time All-American on uneven bars … Her 11 bars titles ranks in the top-10 in school history … Won LSU’s first SEC Uneven Bars Championship in more than 20 seasons in 2017.

JUNIOR SEASON (2018)
A mainstay in the fifth spot of LSU’s bars lineup and competed on floor at the end of the season … Earned All-America honors in the regular season and at NCAA Championships … Also earned All-SEC honors for the second-straight year … Scored a 9.90 or higher in 12 of 16 meets, including the final six meets of the season … Scored a 9.9125 in NCAA Semifinal I and closed out her junior season with an incredible performance on bars for a 9.95 … Tallied a 9.95 at the NCAA Raleigh Regional … Scored a 9.90 on bars and 9.875 on floor at SEC Championships … Once again matched her career high on bars with a 9.975 against Arizona … Named the SEC Specialist of the Week for the second time in 2018 after tying her career high with a 9.975 at NC State … Posted a 9.90 on bars and 9.95 on floor for the event titles at Georgia … Scored a 9.95 on bars and 9.875 on vault at GymQuarters … Put together outstanding performances with a career high on bars (9.975) and floor (9.95) for event tiles against Texas Woman’s … Won the bars title with a 9.875 at Missouri … Returned to the floor lineup for the first time in almost a year against Kentucky and scored a 9.875 … Also tied her then career high on bars with a 9.95 … Posted a 9.90 on bars against Alabama … Set a new career high on vault with a 9.925 and posted a score of 9.875 on bars at Florida … Tied her then career high on vault with a 9.90 in the second spot of the lineup against Arkansas.

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: 9.925 (1-12-18 at Florida)
Bars: 9.975 (three times; Last: 3-17-18 vs. Arizona; First: 2-18-18 vs. TWU)
Beam: 9.725 (1-9-16 vs. Oklahoma)
Floor: 9.950 (twice; Last: 2-23-18 at Georgia; First: 2-18-18 vs. TWU
All Around:

PRIESSMAN’S CAREER INDIVIDUAL TITLES
Vault: 2
Bars: 11
Beam: 0
Floor: 2
Total: 15

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