Position
Vault/Floor Exercise
Height
4'11
Class
5th-year Senior
Hometown
Ocean Springs, Miss.
High School
Ocean Springs HS
Major
Environmental Engineering
Experience
4L

2021 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2019 Second-Team All-American (VT)
2018 SEC All-Freshman
2018 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

Elected to return to Baton Rouge for her fifth season of competition … An All-American on vault with a powerful Yurchenko 1 1/12 … Known for her engaging performance on floor … Owns career highs of 9.95 on vault and 9.925 on floor.

SENIOR SEASON (2021)
Competed in all but one meet in 2021, providing consistency on both vault and floor … Scored a 9.875 on vault and 9.90 on floor at NCAA Semifinal II … At the NCAA Regional in Salt Lake City, scored a 9.875 and 9.85 on vault and 9.90 and 9.85 on floor … Posted a 9.90 on vault at SEC Championships and in the regular season finale against Missouri … Earned a 9.90 on floor in three-straight weeks against Alabama, Kentucky and Missouri … Scored a season high 9.925 on vault against Florida … Set a career high on floor with a 9.925 against Georgia … Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll.

JUNIOR SEASON (2020)
Competed in the first four meets of the season before suffering an injury while competing on floor at Florida … Scored a 9.875 on vault against the Gators before going out … Scored a career high 9.95 on vault for the event title against Auburn … Also scored a 9.80 on floor against the Tigers … Posted a 9.875 on vault at Georgia … In the season opener against Arizona, scored a 9.85 on floor and career high 9.90 on floor.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2019)
A part of LSU’s lineup in 16 of 17 meets … Posted a powerful 9.8875 in the NCAA Team Final … Earned her first All-America honor after scoring a 9.8875 in NCAA Semifinal I … Scored a 9.85 in the NCAA Regional Final on vault … Returned to the floor lineup and scored a 9.85 on both nights of the NCAA Regional … Matched her career high on vault with a 9.95 at Arizona … Set a season high with a 9.90 against Oregon State on vault … Scored a 9.875 on vault at Arkansas and against Georgia … Set a season high on vault with a 9.90 against Missouri … Scored 9.85 on vault and earned a 9.80 on floor against NC State … Bounced back on vault with a 9.825 and scored a 9.775 on floor at Auburn … Returned to the vault and floor lineup to start the season against Cal … Earned a 9.850 on floor in the third spot of the lineup against the Bears.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2018)
Competed in all but one meet on vault and nine times on floor during her debut season … Had her best performances in postseason, including at the NCAA Super Six with a 9.95 on vault to set a career high … Scored a 9.85 at NCAA Semifinal I … Set a then career high with a 9.90 at SEC Championships to earn SEC All-Freshman team honors … Matched her career high with a 9.90 on vault at NC State … Drilled her vault at Florida in the second week of the season for a 9.90 … Scored a career high of 9.875 on floor against Alabama, at the Metroplex Challenge, at Missouri, and at home against Texas Woman’s … Named to the SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll.

CLUB/HIGH SCHOOL
Competed at Laniers in Ocean Springs, Mississippi … Level 10 gymnast who earned wins on all four events and in the all-around in 2015 and finished top-two on all four events in 2016 … Competed at the Region 8 Championships and earned multiple top-15 finishes, highlighted by a 12th-place finish on vault in 2015.

PERSONAL
Full name is Sarah Elizabeth Edwards … Born Sept. 23, 1998 … Daughter of Scott and Renee Edwards … Plays the violin … Chose LSU because of the athletics and academic success … Knew she wanted to go to LSU since her first camp as a Level 5 gymnast … Majoring in environmental engineering.

EDWARDS’ CAREER HIGHS
Vault: 9.950 (twice; Last: 1-17-20 vs. Auburn; First: 4-21-18 at NCAA Super Six)
Bars:
Beam:
Floor: 9.925 (1-22-21 vs. Georgia)
All-Around:

Career Titles
Vault: 1
Floor: 1
Total: 2

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