LSU Gold
Position
All-Around
Height
5'1
Class
Senior
Hometown
Athens, Ga.
High School
North Oconee HS
Club
Georgia Elite Gymnastics
Experience
3L

2023 CSC Academic All-District
2023 Winter SEC Academic Honor Roll
2022 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2021 SEC Vault Champion

2021 All-SEC
2021 SEC All-Freshman Team
2021 First-Year SEC Academic Honor Roll

JUNIOR SEASON (2023)
Competed in every meet for the Tigers in 2023 and appeared in the all-around twice against No. 2 Florida and West Virginia …averaged a 9.844 on vault, 9.628 on bars, 9.818 on beam, 9.850 on floor, and 39.025 in the all around for the season…opened her season with a 9.850 on vault and  9.750 on bars against No. 3 Utah…Posted a career high on beam with a 9.925 against No. 12 Kentucky…Her first all-around appearance of the season came against No. 2 Florida, where she scored a 9.875 on vault, a career high 9.900 on bars, and a pair of 9.825s on beam and floor to set a career high all-around score of 39.425…scored a season high 9.925 on vault, 9.850 on beam and a 9.825 on floor against No. 9 Alabama…Earned a career high 9.925 on floor in the regular season finale against West Virginia… Scored her third 9.900 on vault for the season as she led the squad off at the NCAA Championship Final…  SECAcademic Honor Roll member… Named to CSC Academic All-District Team.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2022)
Competed on vault, bars, and floor for the Tigers… Earned her season high of 9.775 on floor in the season opener against Centenary… Posted a season high of 9.875 on vault twice against No. 8 Alabama and at the TWU quad meet… Her 9.875 at the TWU quad meet recorded a career high for the sophomore… Also set a career high on beam with a 9.825 against No. 10 Kentucky… Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2021)
Competed on vault for the Tigers in every meet … Scored a 9.80 or higher in all but one meet, her collegiate debut … Scored a perfect 9.95 on her Yurchenko Full at SEC Championships to finish first … It marked the 13th SEC title on vault in school history … In NCAA postseason, she scored a 9.8125 in NCAA Semifinal II, 9.875 in the NCAA Regional Final and 9.825 in the NCAA Regional Second Round … Posted a 9.875 in the regular season finale on vault … In road meets at Kentucky and Alabama, scored a 9.925 and 9.825 on vault respectively … Scored a 9.85 on vault against No. 1 Florida … Earned a career high 9.875 in her first collegiate floor routine and 9.90 on vault at Auburn … Scored a 9.80 on vault against Georgie and Arkansas … Scored a career high 9.825 as a last-second replacement on beam at Arkansas … Named to the First-Year SEC Academic Honor Roll.

CLUB/HIGH SCHOOL
Trained at Georgia Elite Gymnastics … 2019 J.O. National Champion participant also competed at 2017 P&G Championship and 2017 U.S. Classic … Earned top-10 finishes on vault and in the all-around at the 2019 championship … Finished seventh on bars at the U.S. Classic and ninth in the all-around at both the U.S. Classic and the P&G Championship

PERSONAL
Full name is Elena Makenzie Arenas … Born August 31, 2001 … Daughter of Pete and Kim Arenas … Has three siblings, Isabel, Ava, and Alex … Father played baseball and mother was a gymnast at UGA … Chose LSU because it felt like home … Majoring in Business

ARENAS’ CAREER HIGHS
Vault: 9.950 (3/21/21 at SEC Championships)
Bars: 9.900 (2/17/23 vs. No. 2 Florida)
Beam: 9.925 (1/13/23 at No. 12 Kentucky)
Floor: 9.925 (3/10/23 vs. West Virginia)
All-Around: 39.425 (2/17/23 vs. No. 2 Florida)

ARENAS’ CAREER INDIVIDUAL TITLES
Vault: 2
Bars: 0
Beam: 0
Floor: 0
Total: 2

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