GYM MAC Champions
Lauren Bledsoe
Position: All-Around
Height: 5'5"
Year: Senior
City/State: Shelby Township, Mich.
High School: Eisenhower
Club: Olympia Gymnastics Academy
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2013: Competed on vault and floor in all nine regular season meets, as well as MAC Championships ... also competed once on balance beam for first time in career ... took first on vault twice ... won floor twice and had two runner-up finishes ... scored a 9.800 or better five times on vault ... scored a 9.900 on vault for second time in career, tying the second best score in school history, against Northern Illinois (3/10) ... twice had a season-best 9.875 on floor ... had a top-10 finish at the MAC Championships, placing eighth on floor with a 9.850 ... had season averages of 9.640 on vault and 9.655 on floor.

2012: Named Academic All-MAC, maintaining 3.76 GPA and earned MAC Gymnast of the Week honors (2/27) ... competed in every meet on vault and floor exercise, and appeared on bars three times ... had season averages of 9.794 on vault and 9.781 on floor, with regional qualifying scores of 9.840 on vault (fourth best in MAC) and 9.805 on floor (eighth best in MAC) ... qualified and competed at NCAA regionals on vault ... won nine individual titles during the season, including seven of 12 regular season meets on vault, as well as two on floor, also finished runner-up on floor on five occasions ... tied the second-best score on vault in school history with a 9.900, and tied third-best score on floor with a 9.900, recording both in the same meet and helping WMU break team vault record, earning MAC Gymnast of the Week honors ... had a top-10 finish at the MAC Championships, placing 10th on floor, scoring a 9.825.

2011: Earned NACGC Academic honors ... competed in all 12 meets on vault ... made the uneven bars lineup in nine meets and floor lineup 11 ... had season averages of 9.650 (V), 9.517 (UB) and 9.618 (FX) ... was an alternate for floor exercise for the Tuscaloosa Regional ... had season high scores of 9.800 (V), 9.775 (UB) and 9.825 (FX) ... had two first place finishes, three second place finished and three third place finishes ... tied for first on vault with a 9.750 at UIC (1/17) ... placed first on floor vs. Northern Illinois with a 9.800 and second on vault with a 9.800 (2/13) ... scored 9.800 or better four times on floor, twice recording a 9.825 ... recorded a 9.775 on vault and 9.825 on floor at the MAC Championships.

Club/Junior: Level 10 gymnast at Olympia Gymnastics Academy ... took second on beam with a 9.475 and second in all-around 37.150 at 2010 Michigan state meet ... added a second place finish on the floor, going 9.550 and a fourth place finish on the vault, scoring a 9.500 ... took third on bars, 12th in all-around and team placed second at the 2010 USAG Nationals ... placed third on the vault, bars and in the all-around in the 2009 Junior Olympic Regional ... went on to compete at the Junior Olympic Nationals, posting best finish on the vault, taking 23rd, and finished in the top 50 in all three other events ... finished third at the junior nationals in 2008 as a Level 9 gymnast.

Personal: Daughter of Jeffry and Leslie Bledsoe ... mother is a gymnastics coach ... has one brother, Cory ... born on Jan. 7, 1992 ... majoring in interdisciplinary health services ... maintains a 3.73 GPA.


Bledsoe’s Career Highs
Vault: 9.900 (2x, Last: vs. Northern Illinois, 3/10/13)
Bars: 9.775 (2x, last: at Central Michigan, 2/20/11)
Beam: 8.900 (vs. Michigan State, 1/12/13)
Floor: 9.900 (vs. Ball State, 2/26/12)