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 Bridget Carreiro
Bridget Carreiro

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Lexington, Ky.

High School:
Apponequet Regional H.S.

Height:
5-2

Event:
All Around

Club:
Brestyans


  • 2009 SEC Academic Honor Roll

Carreiro at Photo Day

2009 (1st Year Grad): Became a solid member of the Kentucky beam line-up, competing in 11 meets for the Wildcats ... Notched a career-high 9.9 at Alaska-Anchorage in March ... Her career-best mark on the beam helped the program to its third-best beam score in Kentucky history, a 49.300 ... Averaged a 9.700 for the year ... Competed on floor twice against Arkansas and again in a tri-meet vs. Georgia and Centenary.

2008 (Senior): Performed primarily on the balance beam for UK ... Earned a season high 9.65 on the balance beam against SEMO, helping to beat the Redhawks on that event, 48.275-47.600 ... Also earned a career high floor exercise score of 9.525 in exhibition at the Texas Woman's Quad.

2007 (Junior): Competed in 12 meets for the Wildcats during her inaugural season with Kentucky ... Specialized in the beam, averaging a 9.581 score on the apparatus with a season-best score of 9.775 at Nebraska on March 23.

At Western Kentucky: Competed on the women's diving team for the Hilltoppers and was one of the top performers in school history ... Holds the school-record score on the 3-meter springboard (6) with a 287.40 ... Has the second-best score in WKU annals on the 3-meter (11) with a 437.30 ... Also ranks in the top five in school history on the 1-meter springboard in both dual and championship competitions ... Was the Sun Belt Conference runner-up on the 1-meter while taking third on the 3-meter and led Western Kentucky to the conference championship as a freshman ... Three-time Sun Belt Diver of the Week.

Pre-College: Competed for Brestyans American club as part of her 10 years in gymnastics ... Was a three-year Level 10 Regional Qualifier and took fifth place on beam at the 2005 Level 10 nationals ... In diving, was a three-year starter at Apponequet Regional, where she was an all-American her senior year ... Was a record holder in the six and 11 meter dive and runner-up in the all-state championships.

Personal: Full name is Bridget Mae Carreiro ... Parents are Antonio (Sr.) and Maureen ... Has two brothers, Antonio Jr. (22) and Thomas (19), as well as a sister, Caitlin (24) ... Sister attended Kentucky ... Brother Antonio is on the crew team at Massachusetts Maritime Academy ... Born on Nov. 23, 1986 at Freetown, Mass.

Collegiate Bests
Balance Beam: 9.900 atAlaska-Anchorage (3/13/09)
Floor Exercise: 8.950 vs. Arkansas (2/6/09)

Season Averages

Season VT UB BB FX A-A
2007 - - 9.581 - -
2008 - - 9.851 - -
2009 - - 9.691 8.700 -

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