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Alexa Goldberg

Alexa Goldberg

AA | Sr. | 5-0 | Ivyland, Pa. | Council Rock High

Proved dependable as an all-around competitor in 2016 and could again see time in all four lineups … has transitioned into a team leader … confidence grows each season … one of the team’s top in-meet competitors … phenomenal bars routine is one of the highest scoring in nation … ranks No. 3 in program history with eight career bars scores of 9.9 or better … competes aggressively on all four events … dynamic on floor … steady, consistent beam worker … has a ‘wow’ factor … invested in team’s success.  

2015-16 Junior

• Joseph Medrick Award honoree as team’s top all-around gymnast
• Competed in all 13 meets, nine as an all-arounder, scored 39.0 or better six times and earned a team-best 447.9 points
• Finished the year ranked No. 44 nationally on the uneven bars with a 9.87 RQS
• Earned career highs on three events: vault (9.75), floor (9.95) and the all-around (39.325)
• Paced the team with nine event victories, pushing her team-best career total to 22
• Ranked second on the team with 21 podium finishes, pushing her team-best career total to 41
• Hit for 9.9+ on bars and floor a combined six times
Finished third in the all-around at No. 16 Denver (1/9) with a 38.975 score; finish included a third-place showing on bars (9.85)
• Reached the podium three times against No. 18 New Hampshire (1/17), winning the all-around (39.225), bars (9.9) and floor (9.95); the bars and floor marks were career highs
• Placed second in the all-around against William & Mary (1/24) with a 39.125 mark; also finished first on bars (9.875), second on beam (9.775) and third on floor (9.85)
• Paced the Mountaineers and finished second overall on bars at Iowa State (2/5) with a 9.825 mark
• Tied for third place on bars and floor at No. 4 Alabama (2/14) with 9.85 scores
• Returned to the all-around competition against No. 22 Kentucky (2/21) and finished second with a 39.2 score; day included a win on bars with a season-high 9.9
• Placed third at the Unite for Her Pink Invite (2/26) with a 39.1 score; also finished second on floor with a 9.9 score
• Earned second career all-around win with a career-high 39.325 score against Ohio State and Bowling Green (3/6); day included wins on bars and floor with matching 9.9 scores
• Scored 9.875 on bars and earned win against Pitt (3/11); also tied for floor win with 9.875 score
• Tallied a career-high vault score of 9.75 at Pitt (3/13)
• Paced the team on bars with a season average of 9.806 and ranked No. 2 with a 9.828 floor average; also earned season averages of 9.688 on beam and 9.62 on vault 

2014-15 Sophomore

• Enjoyed an extremely successful second campaign which saw her compete in 11 meets, two as an all-arounder, and finish with 321.7 points, the third-best total on the team
• Season point total pushed her past the career 500-point threshold
• Paced the team with 12 podium finishes, including a team-best eight victories, with seven wins coming on uneven bars
• Set career highs on all four events, as well as in the all-around
• Did not drop a score on bars or beam all season
• Earned 15 scores of 9.8 or better
• Scored below 9.85 on bars only three times
• Big 12 Gymnast of the Week (3/17)
• Opened season with an outright win on bars at Maryland (1/9) with a 9.85 score
• Tied for second on bars at No. 15 Ohio State with No. 5 Michigan (1/17) with a 9.875 mark
• Won bars outright against No. 23 Iowa State and No. 25 George Washington (1/25), scoring 9.85
• Made career all-around debut at NC State (1/31) and won bars with a 9.85 score
• Tallied 38.775 in second career all-around appearance and placed second overall against Denver (2/13); also won bars with a 9.875 score
• Scored 9.85 on floor and finished second in home quad-meet against Maryland, New Hampshire and Rutgers (2/22)
• Tied for bars win at Pitt (2/28) with 9.85
• Scored a career-best 9.95 on bars against No. 11 Penn State (3/8) and tied for the event win; the score ranks No. 2 in program history, and she was the first WVU gymnast to hit mark since 2008
• Earned three podium finishes against Penn and Cornell (3/14), taking the wins on bars (9.9) and beam (9.825) and finishing third on floor with a career-best 9.875 mark
• Tallied a career-high 9.85 on beam at the 2015 NCAA Morgantown Regional (4/4) and tied for 11th place
• Posted team’s top bars season average (9.825); also ranked No. 2 on beam (9.75) and No. 4 on floor (9.733)

2013-14 Freshman

• Competed in 11 meets with the team as a two-event specialist and also qualified for the NCAA Athens Regional Championships on the uneven bars
• Tallied 223.35 points, the fifth-best total on team
• Earned eight podium finishes, the third-best total on team, including five wins on bars
• Scored 9.8 or better on bars nine times
• Big 12 Newcomer of the Week (1/21)
• Opened Mountaineer career with a show-stopping routine at No. 21 Kentucky (1/10), scoring 9.925 on bars, the ninth-best mark in program history, and winning the event outright; the score was the team’s highest on the event since 2009
• In first career road meet, stuck bars routine at Maryland (1/17) for the event win
• Finished first on bars against NC State (1/26) with 9.825 score; also earned a 9.825 on floor
• Scored 9.8 on floor against George Washington and Towson (2/2) and tied for third place
• Tied for second on bars at Iowa State (2/7) with a 9.85 mark
• Victorious on bars against Pitt (2/14) with a 9.825 showing
• Took the bars win in the team’s upset victory over No. 22 Ohio State (3/2) with a 9.9 score
• Competed uneven bars as an individual qualifier at the NCAA Athens Regional Championships (4/5) and finished eighth with a 9.85 score, the fourth-best mark awarded
• Finished season ranked No. 50 nationally, No. 7 in the Big 12, with a 9.87 RQS
• Bars season average of 9.767 ranked No. 2 on team; also owned 9.65 season average on floor  

Club Gymnastics

• Level 10 gymnast at Central Bucks Gym
• Six-time Junior Olympics National Team qualifier
• Finished fourth on uneven bars at the 2013 Junior Olympics National Championships
• Placed fifth on vault and beam at the 2013 Region 7 Championships
• Finished first on bars and second in the all-around and on floor at the 2013 Pennsylvania State Championships
• Finished fourth in the all-around at the 2012 Region 7 Championships
• Won the uneven bars at the 2011 Region 7 Championships
• Finished second on the uneven bars at the 2011 Junior Olympics National Championships and 2011 Pennsylvania State Championships
• Finished second in the all-around at the 2012 and 2011 Pennsylvania State Championships 

Personal

• Daughter of David and Holly Goldberg
• Has one sister
• Birthday is July 11
• Attended Council Rock High North
• Majoring athletic coaching education
• Dean’s List
• Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll
• Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll 
Year Meets AA Total Points
2017 7 3 231.75
2016
13 9 447.9
2015 11 2 321.7
2014 12 0 223.35
Career 43 14 1,224.7
 
 
Career Highs
Vault 9.775 at Kent State (2/4/17)
Uneven Bars 9.95 vs. Penn State (3/8/15)
Balance Beam 9.85 2015 NCAA Morgantown Regional Championships (4/4/15)
Floor Exercise 9.95 vs. New Hampshire (1/17/16)
All-Around 39.325 vs. Ohio State and Bowling Green (3/6/16)

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