Position
All-around
Height
5'0
Class
Senior
Hometown
Cincinnati, Ohio
High School
Connections Academy

2019 First-Team Regular Season All-American (UB)
2019 All-SEC
2019 SEC Specialist of the Week (vs. Georgia)
2018 First-Team All-American (UB)
2018 First -Team Regular Season All-American (UB)
2018 All-SEC
2018 SEC Specialist of the Week (at NC State, at GymQuarters/vs. TWU)
2017 First-Team All-American (UB)
2017 First-Team Regular Season All-American (UB)
2017 SEC Uneven Bars Champion
2017 All-SEC
2017 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2016 Second-Team All-American (UB)
2016 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

Regarded as one of the best bars workers in school history … Wrapped up her career as a six-time All-American on uneven bars … Her 13 bars titles ranks in the top-10 in school history … Owned a perfect 10.0 on bars … Won LSU’s first SEC Uneven Bars Championship in more than 20 seasons in 2017 … Graduated in August 2019 with her degree in sport administration.  

SENIOR SEASON (2019)
Returned to the lineup at NCAA Championships and scored a 9.875 on floor in both NCAA Semifinal I and the team final … Also scored a 9.875 in the semifinal and 9.90 in the championship on bars … At SEC Championships, scored a 9.95 on bars and 9.90 on floor to lead LSU to a third-straight title … Put up a 9.975 in the fifth spot of the Tigers’ bars lineup at Arizona … Scored a 9.95 in the fifth spot of the lineup against Oregon State … In her return to competition, scored a perfect 10 on bars against Georgia … The score marked the first by any gymnast in the SEC in 2019 … Missed meets at GymQuarters and Arkansas and at home against Missouri with an injury … Earned a 9.90 on bars against NC State … Competed on bars after minimal training during the week due to an illness and scored a 9.875 at Alabama … Set a season high with a 9.95 against Florida … Finished with a 9.925 on bars to earn her 12th career title on the event at Auburn … Earned the vault title with a score of 9.90 in her season debut against Cal. 

JUNIOR SEASON (2018)
A mainstay in the fifth spot of LSU’s bars lineup and competed on floor at the end of the season … Earned All-America honors in the regular season and at NCAA Championships … Also earned All-SEC honors for the second-straight year … Scored a 9.90 or higher in 12 of 16 meets, including the final six meets of the season … Scored a 9.9125 in NCAA Semifinal I and closed out her junior season with an incredible performance on bars for a 9.95 … Tallied a 9.95 at the NCAA Raleigh Regional … Scored a 9.90 on bars and 9.875 on floor at SEC Championships … Once again matched her career high on bars with a 9.975 against Arizona … Named the SEC Specialist of the Week for the second time in 2018 after tying her career high with a 9.975 at NC State … Posted a 9.90 on bars and 9.95 on floor for the event titles at Georgia … Scored a 9.95 on bars and 9.875 on vault at GymQuarters … Put together outstanding performances with a career high on bars (9.975) and floor (9.95) for event tiles against Texas Woman’s … Won the bars title with a 9.875 at Missouri … Returned to the floor lineup for the first time in almost a year against Kentucky and scored a 9.875 … Also tied her then career high on bars with a 9.95 … Posted a 9.90 on bars against Alabama … Set a new career high on vault with a 9.925 and posted a score of 9.875 on bars at Florida … Tied her then career high on vault with a 9.90 in the second spot of the lineup against Arkansas.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2017)
Earned First Team All-America honors during the regular season as well as at NCAA Championships … The Tigers’ anchor on bars … Competed on vault, bars and floor for a majority of the season before primarily focusing on bars in March … Posted a 9.925 at Semifinal II and 9.90 at the NCAA Super Six … After coming back from a minor knee injury without regularly practicing for two weeks, Priessman anchored the Tigers’ bars lineup with a career high 9.95 to win the SEC Championship …. Tied for the bars title with a 9.925 against Florida … Won the bars title in the anchor spot with a 9.925 at Auburn … Set a career high on bars with a score of 9.95 to win the title against George Washington and Iowa … Won bars with a 9.90 at Arkansas … Earned a 9.875 on floor and a pair of 9.85s on vault and bars against Missouri … Made the lineup in three spots at Kentucky where she won the bars title with a 9.925 and finished with scores of 9.85 on vault and 9.875 on floor … Performed on vault and bars against Texas Woman’s where she finished with scores of 9.85 on each event … A large part of LSU’s lineup at Alabama in the second spot on vault and anchor of bars … Totaled a new career high on vault with a score of 9.90 against the Crimson Tide in just her third career vault performance … Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll for a second consecutive year.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2016)
Earned Second-Team All-America honors on bars after scoring a 9.8875 at NCAA Semifinal I … Competed on vault in the season opener against Oklahoma and again vs. Kentucky … Performed on beam against Oklahoma … Posted season highs of 9.775 on vault against OU, 9.925 on bars against Kentucky and at Texas Woman’s and 9.725 on beam vs. OU … Won her first career individual title with a 9.925 in her first official bars routine as a Tiger against Kentucky … Her 9.925 tied the LSU record for the highest score in a gymnast’s first official bars routine as Katherine Hilton tallied a 9.925 in her first bars routine vs. Denver on Jan. 31, 2003 … Suffered her foot injury in warmups prior to the Georgia meet (2/13) and returned to action at Texas Woman’s … Tallied a 9.90 on bars to tie for second at the NCAA Athens Regional (4/2) … Named to the SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll.

CLUB/HIGH SCHOOL
One of the nation’s top gymnasts as a senior international elite competitor … Spent most of her club career at Cincinnati Gymnastics Academy (CGA) training under coach Mary Lee Tracy … Ended her club career at Perfection Gymnastics School under coach Enrique Trabanino … Suffered setbacks with injuries in the final years of club gymnastics … Established herself as a premier gymnast early in her club career by winning the all-around at the 2010 Nastia Liukin Cup … In the 2012 club season she took first place on vault at the Junior Pacific Rim Championships, first place in the all-around at the Jesolo Trophy competition and first place on floor and the all-around the Junior Visa (now P&G) Championships while finishing second on vault and bars at Visas … In 2011 she won vault, bars, floor and the all-around at the Japan Junior International, captured the vault title at the Visa Championships and placed second on floor … Graduated from Connections Academy.

PERSONAL
Full name is Alexis Amber Priessman … Goes by Lexie … Born Jan. 23, 1997 in Cincinnati, Ohio … Daughter of Kraig and Vickie Priessman … Has one brother, Nicholas, and two sisters, Jenna and Leah … Her brother Nick played baseball at Eastern Illinois University … Majoring in sports administration.

PRIESSMAN’S CAREER HIGHS
Vault: 9.925 (1-12-18 at Florida)
Bars: 10.000 (3-1-19 vs. Georgia)
Beam: 9.725 (1-9-16 vs. Oklahoma)
Floor: 9.950 (twice; Last: 2-23-18 at Georgia; First: 2-18-18 vs. TWU
All Around:

PRIESSMAN’S CAREER INDIVIDUAL TITLES
Vault: 3
Bars: 13
Beam: 0
Floor: 2
Total: 18
 

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