Consistent competitor who will be a valuable asset on bars, beam and floor in her junior season.
SOPHOMORE SEASON (2019)
Scored a 9.8625 on beam in the NCAA team championships … Delivered crucial performances on bars and beam during the NCAA Second Round and Regional Final ... Scored a 9.825 on bars in the second round and 9.85 on beam in the final ... In her first performance at SEC Championships, she scored a 9.85 on beam ... Scored a 9.875 on beam to once again tie her career high and made her first career appearance on floor and score a 9.80 at Arizona ... Matched her career high on beam with a 9.875 against Oregon State ... Posted a 9.875 on beam at Arkansas ... Scored a 9.85 on beam and led off bars with a 9.80 against Missouri ... Set a career high on beam with a 9.875 at Kentucky ... Inserted into the opening spot of bars and also competed on beam against NC State ... Set a new career high on bars with a 9.825 and matched her high on beam with a 9.80 at Alabama ... Set a then career high on beam with a 9.80 against Florida ... Appeared against an SEC opponent for the first time at Auburn on bars and beam ... Made her first official appearance in the season opener against Cal on bars and beam.
FRESHMAN SEASON (2018)
Listed as an alternate in many meets on beam and bars … Did not compete.
A former elite and Level 10 gymnast who trained at Orlando Metro … 2015 J.O National Championship participant also competed at 2013 P&G Championships and the 2013 Nastia Liukin Cup … Earned top-10 finishes on beam, floor and the all-around at the 2015 championship … Finished sixth on bars and 10th in the all-around at the Nastia Liukin Cup.
Full name is Bridget Alice Dean … Born Dec. 2, 1998 … Daughter of Tom and Kim Dean … Has one brother, Tommy … Father played football at Ole Miss … Chose LSU because of the family atmosphere and because it feels like home … Majoring in interdisciplinary studies.
DEAN’S CAREER HIGHS
Bars: 9.850 (1-25-19 at Alabama)
Beam: 9.875 (four times; Last: 3-15-19 at Arizona; First: 2-8-19 at Kentucky)
Floor: 9.800 (3-15-19 at Arizona)