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Graduate Student
Evergreen, Colo.
High School
Colorado Connections Academy
5280 Gymnastics

2023 Winter SEC Academic Honor Roll
2022 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2021 WCGA All-American (UB)
2021 WCGA Academic All-American
2020 First Year SEC Academic Honor Roll 

Competed all four events for the Tigers and appeared in the all-around 11 times this year… Averaged a 9.754 on vault, 9.807 on bars, 9.816 on beam, 9.893 on floor, and 39.382 in the all around for the season… Made her first appearance in the all around this year against No. 12 Missouri, scoring a 9.875 on vault, a 9.775 on bars, a 9.700 on beam, and a 9.875 on floor to notch a score of 39.225… Matched her career high all-around of 39.525 at No. 5 Auburn… Also recorded a season high 9.925 on vault against Auburn… Scored a season high of 9.875 on bars on three separate occasions against No. 1 Oklahoma, No. 23 Arkansas and No. 17 Georgia… Posted a career high 9.975 on floor on senior night and the regular season finale against West Virginia… Competed on vault in every competition and in all but one on bars and floor… Had eight scores of 9.900+ or higher on floor this year… Earned her season high of 9.875 on beam in four meets… Named to SEC Academic Honor Roll.

Debuted the season in the all around against Centenary, where she matched her career high of 9.950 on bars and earned scores of 9.825 on vault, 9.800 on beam, and 9.725 on floor… Averaged a 9.700 on vault, 9.867 on bars, 9.763 on beam, and 9.850 on floor for the season… Earned a 9.925 against Auburn in the Tigers win over the No. 6 team in the PMAC, matching her career high… Put together a top performance at the TWU quad meet with a score of 9.900 on bars… Finished the season with an average score of 39.138 on all around… Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll.

Averaged a 9.856 on bars and 9.861 on floor … Her season culminated with an All-America honor on bars at NCAA Championships … Scored a 9.90 on bars, 9.8875 on floor and 9.8375 on vault in NCAA Semifinal II … Posted an all-around score of 39.500 at the NCAA Regional Final, highlighted by a 9.90 on floor … Scored a 9.875 on bars and floor and 9.85 on vault in the NCAA Regional Second Round … at SEC Championships, scored a 9.925 on vault and matched her career high with a 9.925 on floor … Set career highs of 9.95 on vault and 9.925 at Arkansas … Put together the top performance of her career against Florida with a 9.925 on vault and career highs of 9.95 on bars and 9.925 on floor … In her all-around debut against Auburn, scored a career high 39.525 … Scored a career high 9.925 on floor, 9.875 on beam and 9.90 on vault … Scored a 9.925 on bars at Arkansas … Set a then career high of 9.90 on floor against Georgia … Selected as a WCGA Academic All-American.

Competed on bars and began to find her own on the event before the season was cut short due to COVID-19 … Was in the lineup on bars for nine meets … Scored a career high 9.95 at the GymQuarters invitational … Also scored a 9.80 or higher in five other meets … Named to the First Year SEC Academic Honor Roll.

Competed for 5280 Gymnastics in Colorado … Placed third on the uneven bars at the 2015 P&G Championships … Placed fourth on the all-around at the 2016 American Classic … Placed third on the uneven bars at the 2016 Secret U.S. Classic … Placed first on the all-around and second on the uneven bars at the 2017 U.S. Classic … Finished third on the uneven bars at the 2018 American Classic … Placed second on the uneven bars at the 2018 GK U.S. Classic … Placed 5th on the uneven bars, 9th on the all-around at the 2018 U.S. Gymnastics Championships … Placed first on the all-around and uneven bars at the 2018 Voronin Cup … Earned first-team and placed second on the all-around and uneven bars, third on the floor exercise at the 2019 Gymnix International in Montreal, Canada … Two-time member of the U.S. National Team.

Full name is Yelena Aleksandrovna Shchennikova … Born May 12, 2001 … Parents are Alex and Katia … Has two sisters, Polina and Kristina … Her sister Polina competed at Michigan … Majoring in interdisciplinary studies.

Vault: 9.950 (2/26/21 at Kentucky)
Bars: 9.950 (Three times; First: 2/14/20 at Gymquarters; Last: 1/7/22 vs. Centenary)
Beam: 9.925 (2/26/21 at Kentucky)
Floor: 9.975 (3/10/23 vs. West Virginia)
All-Around: 39.525 (Twice; First: 2/5/21 at Auburn; Last: 2/10/23 at No. 5 Auburn)

Vault: 2
Bars: 4
Beam: 1
Floor: 1
All-Around: 2
Total: 10

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