Ruby Harrold

SOPHOMORE • AA • 1L • bristol, england • gordano sixth form • the academy

A fantastic performer who has competed at the highest level of gymnastics for several years … Performed in 13 meets on bars and in three of four postseason meets on vault … Earned spots on both the All-SEC and All-SEC freshman teams after an outstanding performance at the SEC Championship … A two-time member of the Great Britain Olympic Team, serving as an alternate on the 2012 team and part of the five-gymnast squad on the 2016 team.

Held an important spot in LSU’s bars lineup throughout her first season in Baton Rouge … Also performed on vault and floor … Gained experience with performances in the second spot of the bars lineup and fourth spot of the vault lineup in both the NCAA Super Six and Semifinal II … Earned a 9.875 on bars at the NCAA Lincoln Regional ... Stuck her 1.5 vault in the fourth spot of the Tigers’ lineup for a new career-high score of 9.95 at the SEC Championship (3/18) ... Named to both the All-SEC and All-SEC freshman team for her efforts on vault ... Matched her then career high on vault with a 9.925 against Florida (3/5) ... Stuck her vault for a 9.925 against George Washington and Iowa (2/19) ... Added a 9.875 on the road at Arkansas... Won the first individual title of her career with a 9.875 on bars against Missouri... Earned a score of 9.825 on bars in her first meet on the road at Kentucky... Made her collegiate debut against Texas Woman’s and totaled scores of 9.85 on bars and floor … Earned a spot on the SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll.

Trained as a senior international elite gymnast for coaches Liz Kincaid and Nia Edwards at The Academy … A two-time Olympic Team member for Great Britain who served as an alternate on the 2012 squad and part of the official five-gymnast team on the 2016 squad … A member of the Great Britain team that won the team silver medal at the 2016 European Championships … Captured the bronze medal on bars and beam at the 2016 British Championships … A member of the Great Britain squad that took home the bronze medal at the 2015 World Championships in Glasgow, Scotland … Competed for Team England at the 2014 Commonwealth Games where she won team gold and captured the all-around silver medal and bars bronze medal individually … Won the silver medal on bars at the 2013 Doha World Cup … A 2013 World Championships finalist on bars after placing seventh overall in the event … Graduate of Gordano School and Sixth Form.

Born June 4, 1996 … Daughter of Terry Harrold … Has two sisters, Caitlin and Melissa … Born in Stevenage, England but calls Bristol home ... Majoring in kinesiology.

Bars: 1
Total: 1

Ruby’s strongest event is uneven bars and her experience as an international gymnast representing Great Britain adds a sure quality to our lineup. She trains in the all-around, and we feel like she can make a contribution in every event.
— D-D Breaux


Vault: 9.950 (3-18-17 at SEC Championship)
Bars: 9.875 (five times; Last: 4-1-17 at NCAA Lincoln Regional; First: 1-20-17 vs. Texas Woman’s)
Floor: 9.850 (1-20-17) vs. Texas Woman’s