Bailey Abernathy
Bailey  Abernathy

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Denver, Colo.

High School:
Colorado Academy

Club:
Colorado Gymnastics Institute


03/23/2016

Gophers Earn Academic All-B1G Laurels

The Big Ten Conference has recognized 69 student-athletes from the University of Minnesota as Academic All-Big Ten honorees.

03/23/2016

Gophers Earn Academic All-B1G Laurels

The Big Ten Conference has recognized 69 student-athletes from the University of Minnesota as Academic All-Big Ten honorees.

08/19/2014

Gophers Earn NACGC/W Academic Honors

Four Minnesota women's gymnasts received NACGC/W Academic Awards Tuesday

01/13/2014

Gophers Trek West to Face No. 20 Washington

No. 14 Minnesota faces its first ranked opponent of the season

01/10/2014

Gophers Kick Off 2014 With Home Tri-Meet

Minnesota will start its regular season at the Sports Pavilion against Air Force and Lindenwood

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2017 | SENIOR SEASON
Placed fifth on floor with a 9.900 at B1G Championships • Competed on vault and floor at the Big Five Meet • Named B1G Co-Event Specialist of the Week after her performances against BYU • Recorded personal record on floor with a 9.950 against BYU • Won event title on floor with a 9.875 at Best of Minnesota Meet • Tied for second on vault with a 9.850 at Denver • Tied for third on floor with a 9.850 vs. Nebraska • Placed second on floor with a 9.850 against Illinois • Named B1G Event Specialist of the Week after her performances against Ohio State • Recorded personal record on vault with a score of 9.925 vs. Ohio State • Tied for first on vault with a score of 9.775 vs. Michigan State • Placed first on floor with a 9.875 and tied for second on vault with a 9.800 at Maryland Quad • Named B1G Event Specialist of the Week after her performances against Denver • Recorded a 9.900 on floor to tie for first, and scored a 9.800 on vault in the season opener vs. Denver. 

2016 | JUNIOR SEASON

Named NACGC/W Scholastic All-American • earned Academic All-Big Ten honors • notched a 9.800 on floor and a 9.7125 on vault at NCAA Championships • tallied a 9.875 on vault and a 9.850 on floor at NCAA Regionals • notched a 9.800 on vault and a 9.850 on floor at Big Ten championships • notched a 9.800 on vault and a 9.850 on floor at Big Ten championships • tallied a 9.900 on vault at the Big Five qualifier • finished second on vault with a 9.900 and scored a 9.850 on floor at Air Force • notched a 9.825 on both vault and floor at Denver • competed on vault and floor in the Best of Minnesota meet • earned second on vault with a 9.825 and competed on floor at Iowa State/Air Force • placed second on vault with a 9.850 and tallied a 9.850 on floor at Nebraska • placed first on floor vs. Illinois with a 9.800 • tied for third on floor (9.775) at Ohio State • tallied a 9.800 on vault and floor vs. Michigan State • scored a 9.675 on vault and a 9.800 on floor vs. Maryland • notched a 9.800 on vault vs. Iowa State.

2015 | SOPHOMORE SEASON 
Scored a 9.675 on vault at Maryland.

2014 | FRESHMAN SEASON
Did not compete during the 2014 season.

HIGH SCHOOL/CLUB
2013 graduate of Colorado Academy • honors student • member of the Spanish Honor Society • three-year Level 10 gymnast who trained at Colorado Gymnastics Institute with current gopher gymnasts Lindsay Mable and Rachel Rowland • was a two-time Junior Olympics National Invitational Tournament qualifier, taking third on floor in 2012 • placed second on beam and third in the all-around at the 2012 Alamo Classic • won the vault title and finished second in the all-around at the 2013 St. Louis Classic • was the 2013 Level 10 Colorado State vault champion while finishing as the runner-up on both beam and in the all-around.

Personal
Daughter of Brett and Lauren Abernathy • has one older brother (Connor) • majoring in physiology with a minor in Spanish.

Bailey Abernathy's Season Highs 
Event Vault Bars Beam Floor All-Around
2017 9.925* --- --- 9.950* ---
2016 9.900 --- --- 9.875 ---
2015 9.675 --- --- --- ---

MORE HEADLINES

Gophers Set for NCAA Regional

3/29/2017

Minnesota will continue tradition this weekend at its 22nd-straight NCAA Regional appearance. The Golden Gophers will face No. 2 LSU, No. 11 Boise State, No. 14 Nebraska, No. 25 Arizona...

Gophers Qualify for NCAA Regionals

3/20/2017

The University of Minnesota women’s gymnastics team has qualified for NCAA Regionals for the 22nd-straight year.

Gophers Place Eighth at B1G Championships

3/18/2017

Minnesota scored a 195.175 in the first session at the 2017 Big Ten Women's Gymnastics Championships to finish eighth out of the ten conference programs.

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