Position
All-Around
Height
5'3
Class
Junior
Hometown
Detroit, Mich.
High School
Detroit Country Day School
Major
Liberal Arts
Experience
2L

Powerful gymnast who trains in all four events … Owns career highs of 9.90 on vault and bars and 9.95 on beam … Returning to competition in 2022 after sitting out 2021 with an Achilles injury.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2021)
Missed the season after suffering an Achilles injury in Fall 2020.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2020)
Consistent performer on vault and bars during her debut season … Scored a 9.95 in her first career performance on beam at Georgia … Also earned a 9.875 in the leadoff spot of vault against the Bulldogs … Posted a 9.825 on bars and 9.85 on beam against Auburn … Put together three strong routines on the road against No. 2 Florida with a career high 9.90 on vault, 9.85 on bars and 9.85 on beam … Recorded a 9.80 on vault and bars against Alabama … Scored a career high 9.90 on bars against Oregon State … Put up a 9.875 and 9.85 on vault and bars at the GymQuarters Invitational … Also scored a 9.85 on vault and 9.825 on bars against Kentucky … In the final meet of the season at TWU, scored a 9.85 on vault and 9.80 on bars.

PRIOR TO LSU
Attended Detroit Country Day School… Placed second on the all-around at the 2014 J.O. Championships … Placed first on the all-around, vault, and floor exercise at the 2015 J.O. Championships … Placed first on bars and second on vault at the 2016 J.O. Championships … Placed first in the all-around at the 2017 Nastia Liukin Cup… Placed first in the all-around, vault, and uneven bars, third on the floor exercise at the 2017 J.O. Championships … Placed third on the all-around, uneven bars, and Floor Routine at the 2018 J.O. Championships … Placed first on the uneven bars, second on the all-around at the 2019 J.O. Championships.

PERSONAL
Full name is Kai Hadiah Rivers… Born November 26, 2000… Parents are Emanuel Rivers and Kandis Kumasi… Has one brother, Khalil Rivers, who played football at Oberlin… Says she chose LSU because she “loved the athletics atmosphere and loved how people cared for [her].” … Plans to major in liberal arts.

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