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UF Gymnastics: Trinity Thomas is SEC Gymnast of the Week

Gator sophomore Trinity Thomas is the Southeastern Conference Gymnast of the Week after tallying the nation’s top all-around total of the weekend (39.775) and posting her second consecutive balance beam 10.0. It is her fourth straight SEC Gymnast of the Week honor and fifth of 2020.

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Press release from UF Athletic Association

It is four straight Southeastern Conference Gymnast of the Week honors for Florida sophomore Trinity Thomas after her performance last Friday in No. 2 Florida’s win at then No. 17 Auburn.

This is her fifth SEC Gymnast of the Week recognition of 2020 and eighth of her Gator career.

Thomas’ All-Around Win:

*       Turned in the nation’s leading total for the weekend (39.775), claiming her fifth all-around win of the season in Florida’s win at then No. 17 Auburn last Friday.

*       The nation’s No. 3 all-around total has been turned in three times this season – all by Thomas. It stands as Thomas’ collegiate best.

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*       Her five appearances among the season’s top-12 totals leads the nation’s all-arounders.

*       Turned in her second consecutive 10.0 on balance beam. Second in Florida history to post multiple 10.0 marks on the event. One of three 2020 gymnasts in nation with 10.0 on multiple events.

*       Also used marks of 9.95 to win bars and floor at Auburn.

*       20 event titles in 2020 and 46 for collegiate career. Fourth Gator to earn 40 or more career event titles as a sophomore

*       Current Road to National rankings – all-around (No. 4), balance beam (No. 1) and floor exercise (No. 1).

UP NEXT FOR THE GATORS:

It’s another top-10 match-up when No. 8 Alabama visits for the 14th edition of Gators Link to Pink. The teams put aside their school colors to wear pink to show their support for the fight against breast cancer.

When:                    Friday, Feb. 21 at 5:45 p.m. ET (Note the early start!)
Venue:                   Exactech Arena at the Stephen C. O’Connell Center
Television:           SEC Network
Video:                    SEC Network
Promotions:        First 3,000 fans get a Link to Pink t-shirt
Gators Link to Pink poster available to first 1,000
Tickets:                 Reserved – $8
                                General admission – $5 (adult); $1 (youth 12 & under)
                                UF Students w/ Gator1 ID – free
                               

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