Johnson Named SEC Gymnast of the Week

by Brandon Berrio | Assoc. Director of Creative and Digital Content
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Johnson Named SEC Gymnast of the Week

BATON ROUGE – LSU freshman Kiya Johnson has been named the SEC Gymnast of the Week, the league office announced Tuesday. 

The Dallas, Texas native won three events in the Tigers’ victory over Auburn Friday night inside the Maravich Center. Johnson won the all-around, floor and beam titles with career highs. Johnson also finished second on vault with a career high 9.925. 

Already in 2020, Johnson has won seven titles with two in the all-around, two on vault, two on floor and one on beam. 

The eighth-ranked Tigers and Johnson will travel to Gainesville to take on No. 2 Florida at 6:30 p.m. CT Friday on the SEC Network. 

Fans can follow the Tigers on the team’s social media channels: @LSUgym on Instagram and Twitter, www.Facebook.com/lsugym and at YouTube.com/lsugymnastics.