2018 SEC All-Freshman
2018 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll
An important part of LSU’s vault lineup with a powerful Yurchenko 1 1/12 … Strong floor performer who saw action in nine meets.
FRESHMAN SEASON (2018)
Competed in all but one meet on vault and nine times on floor during her debut season … Had her best performances in postseason, including at the NCAA Super Six with a 9.95 on vault to set a career high … Scored a 9.85 at NCAA Semifinal I … Set a then career high with a 9.90 at SEC Championships to earn SEC All-Freshman team honors … Matched her career high with a 9.90 on vault at NC State … Drilled her vault at Florida in the second week of the season for a 9.90 … Scored a career high of 9.875 on floor against Alabama, at the Metroplex Challenge, at Missouri, and at home against Texas Woman’s … Named to the SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll.
Competed at Laniers in Ocean Springs, Mississippi … Level 10 gymnast who earned wins on all four events and in the all-around in 2015 and finished top-two on all four events in 2016 … Competed at the Region 8 Championships and earned multiple top-15 finishes, highlighted by a 12th-place finish on vault in 2015.
Full name is Sarah Elizabeth Edwards … Born Sept. 23, 1998 … Daughter of Scott and Renee Edwards … Plays the violin … Chose LSU because of the athletics and academic success … Knew she wanted to go to LSU since her first camp as a Level 5 gymnast … Majoring in environmental engineering.
EDWARDS’ CAREER HIGHS
Vault: 9.950 (4-21-18 at NCAA Super Six)
Floor: 9.875 (four times; Last: 2-18-18 vs. TWU; First: 1-19-18 vs. Alabama)