LSU Gold
Position
All-Around
Height
5'5
Class
Senior
Hometown
Evergreen, Colo.
High School
Colorado Connections Academy
Club
5280 Gymnastics
Experience
3L

2022 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2021 WCGA All-American (UB)

2021 WCGA Academic All-American
2020 First Year SEC Academic Honor Roll

A reliable all-around gymnast for the Tigers … Earned her fist All-America honors in 2021 on bars … Competed in every meet on vault and bars in her sophomore season.

JUNIOR SEASON (2022)
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.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2021)
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.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2020)
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.

PRIOR TO LSU
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.

PERSONAL
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.

 

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