Meet the Wildcats: Aubree Rosa
LEXINGTON, Ky. – In preparation for the Blue/White Scrimmage on Dec. 13, UKathletics.com presents “Meet the Wildcats,” an opportunity for you to get to know a little more about the 2016 Kentucky Gymnastics team. Today’s Meet the Wildcats features freshman Aubree Rosa.
Aubree Rosa, a freshman from Covina, Ca., enters 2016 after finishing in first-place on balance beam, uneven bars, and all-around at the Gliders Invite and wins in the all-around and on floor at the Lady Luck Invitational in 2014. She competed at J.O. Nationals in 2014 and 2013, along with the Region 1 Championships in 2014, 2013, and 2012. A graduate of Charter Oak High School, Rosa claimed a state title on floor, a runner-up finish in the all-around, and a third-place finish on beam in 2012.
Here’s a bit more on Aubree:
Birthplace: Covina, Ca.
Parents: Alex & Vikki
Siblings: Caleb & Jared
Twitter Handle: @aubree_rosa
Instagram Handle: @aubreeee_15
Nickname(s): Aub & Aub-Dawg
Get to Know Aubree in Competition
What I like the most about Coach Garrison and the staff … They continue to help me become the best athlete that I can be.
My goals this season are … To give nothing less than my best and to help the team achieve our goals.
I chose UK because … In my heart it was where I felt I needed to go.
I want to improve my … Everything! I can always improve something.
I try to model my competition style after… Aly Raisman because she always looks confident and seems to enjoy what she does.
My most memorable moment as a gymnast was … Signing my National Letter of Intent.
Aubree Outside of Competition
My favorite band/musical artist … One Direction
My pre-meet superstition is … I always watch “Stick It” and “Facing the Giants”.
If I had a derby horse I would name it … Lightning McQueen
My favorite place on campus is … My dorm.
My favorite book is …. The Fault In Our Stars
My favorite movie is … Hunger Games
The most famous person I have ever met was … Aly Raisman
The Wildcats kick off the 2016 season with the Blue/White scrimmage on Sun., Dec. 13 at 2 p.m. The scrimmage will serve as a preview to the 2016 season, with the season opener Excite Night set for Fri., Jan. 8 against Ball State at 7 p.m. All home meets will be held in Memorial Coliseum.