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Alecia

Farina

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All-Around
Height: 5'4"
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Broadview Heights, Ohio
High School: Brecksville-Broadview Heights

Bio

As a Freshman (2017): Competed in all 13 meets on vault and bars and in 12 on floor ... became an all-around competitor, competing in the all-around and on beam in six meets ... qualified for NCAA Regionals on floor ... earned a 9.850 on bars vs. Alaska, Arizona and Minnesota (1/14), winning the event title ... notched a 9.825 on bars and 9.800 on floor at Penn State (1/21) ... posted 9.825s on bars and floor at Iowa (1/29) ... posted a 9.825 on bars and 9.900 on floor vs. Michigan (2/5) ... scored a 9.800 and won the bars title vs. Rutgers, Penn and Yale (2/11) while also earning a 9.825 on floor ... tallied a season-high 9.900 on bars to win the event title at the George Washington Pink Meet (2/17) while also earning a 9.800 on floor ... competed in the all-around for the first time vs. Kentucky, Penn and William & Mary (2/19), winning the bars (9.825) and floor (9.875) titles ... tallied a season-high 9.925 on floor vs. West Chester, William & Mary and Temple (2/24), winning the event title ... earned a 39.100 in the all-around vs. West Virginia and Iowa State (2/26) ... notched a season-high 39.225 in the all-around with a 9.800 on beam and 9.825s on bars and floor vs. William & Mary, New Hampshire, West Chester and Temple (3/1) ... earned a 9.800 on floor at the B1G Five meet (3/11) ... posted a season-high 9.850 on vault at the Big Ten Championships (3/18) ... competed at the NCAA Gainesville Regional on floor, earning a 9.750.

Before Maryland: Only gymnastics in Ohio high school history to receive a perfect 10 on vault, which she did three times ... finished second on floor, 10th on vault and 23rd in the all-around at the 2016 U.S. Junior Olympic National Championships ... holds 15 gold medals and four silvers, making her the most decorated gymnast in Ohio high school history ... won the Ohio High School Athletic Association titles on vault, beam, floor and all-around in 2016 ... placed third on beam at 2014 Level 10 Junior Olympic National Championships ... two-time Cleveland.com Gymnast of the Year ... owns four of the top-five all-around finishes in Ohio high school state tournament history ... set the all-around state tournament record with a 38.775 in 2015.

Personal: Daughter of Rick Farina and Kim Giaimo ... has five brothers, Jake, Matt, Ricky, Billy and Nate ... most interesting accomplishment was being featured in Sports Illustrated's Faces in the Crowd ... if she could play another sport at Maryland, it'd be volleyball ... favorite pregame meal is PB&J ... wants to be a physician's assistant.


FARINA'S CAREER HIGHS
Vault: 9.850 (at Big Ten Championships, 3/18/17)
Bars: 9.900 (vs. George Washington, Iowa, William & Mary, Pitt, 2/17/17)
Beam: 9.800 (2x, last vs. West Virginia, Iowa State, 3/1/17)
Floor: 9.925 (vs. West Chester, William & Mary, Temple, 2/24/17)
All-Around: 39.225 (vs. William & Mary, New Hampshire, West Chester, Temple, 3/1/17)
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2017 Gymnastics Intro Video
2017 Gymnastics Intro Video
Maryland Five Meet