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Junior Alabama gymnast Kiana Winston recognized by SEC for third time this season

Alabama is third seed in SEC Gymnastics Championships on Saturday

Alabama’s Kiana Winston was the named the Southeastern Conference Specialist of the Week, her third SEC honor this season. Previously she twice earned SEC Gymnast of the Week.
The junior from Fort Worth, Texas, posted career-best marks in both her routines against the Iowa State Cyclones last Friday. She earned a 10.0 from one judge and a 9.95 from the other to score a career-best 9.975 on the way to winning the balance beam. She also scored a career-best 9.9 on the vault to start the meet.
With the regular season behind them, Winston and her teammates travel to Jacksonville, Fla., this week for the Southeastern Conference Championships. Alabama is in the evening session on Saturday, March 18 at 6 p.m. EDT.
The Crimson Tide is ranked sixth in the nation this week, which is good for third seed in the SEC behind Florida and LSU.


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