Women's Gymnastics

 Kayla Hartley
Kayla  Hartley

RS Senior

Versailles, Ky.

High School:
Woodford County



Legacy Gymnastics


61 Student-Athletes Set to Graduate

Commencement Ceremonies Saturday at Rupp Arena


Wildcats Rank Fourth on SEC Winter Sports Academic Honor Roll

65 UK student-athletes earn spots on honor roll


Waltz Qualifies for NCAA Championships as UK Sixth at Regionals

Sydney Waltz becomes UK's first NCAA Championships all-around qualifier since 2002


Kentucky Gymnastics Rallies to Upset No. 14 Arkansas

UK Posts Season High on Vault; Six Individuals Break or Tie Career Highs on Jenny Hansen Night


UK Beats Second Consecutive Ranked Team in Senior Night Win

Wildcats close home slate with 196.150 to down No. 22 California and Centenary


Gymnastics vs. Arkansas, 022015

Gymnastics beats No. 14 Arkansas by a score of 195.850 - 194.825 on Friday, February 20, 2015


UK Gymnastics vs Alabama

The UK Gymnastics team hosted Alabama for its DanceBlue Meet on Jan. 30, 2015 in Memorial Coliseum.


Excite Night, vs. LSU and Arizona State, 011615

The gymnastics team hosted Excite Night with Arizona State and LSU Friday, January 16, 2015, at Memorial Coliseum.


Gymnastics vs. Florida, 020714

Gymnastics hosts Florida at Memorial Coliseum on February 7, 2014

2013 All-SEC - Uneven Bars
2013 SEC Community Service Team

2013 (Junior):
One UK's most dependable contributors on multiple events ... All-SEC selection, and a member of the SEC Community Service Team ... Anchored UK on floor for the duration of the season producing multiple clutch performances to close out big wins ... Won five event titles during the season with three in consecutive weeks to close the regular season ... Produced three 9.9s on floor, including one at the SEC Championships to earn All-SEC recognition ... Season-best bars score 9.875 cane at Ball State ... Began the season competing four times on vault with a season-best 9.725 having come at Auburn.

2012 (Sophomore):
Solid season after missing her freshman campaign with an injury ... Performed on floor exercise in every event while also stepping into the bar lineup three times ... Got more consistent on floor as the season went on, posting a 9.8 or higher in four of the team's last eight meets ... Best meet of the year came against Alabama where she scored a career-best 9.9 to win the floor title ... The 9.9 score made her the 18th gymnast in school history to post a 9.9 or higher on the event ... Led Kentucky on floor four times during the season, winning three event titles on the event ... Ended the season with a 9.565 average on floor ... Posted a 9.558 average on bars with a season-best 9.7.

2011 (Freshman): Did not compete due to a foot injury, but was expected to provide depth on several different rotations, including uneven bars.

Pre-College: Level 10 gymnast out of the Legacy Gymnastics Club of Lexington, Ky., under coach Jason Hansell ... Finished second in the Kentucky State Championships last season and first at the state championships in 2007 ... Finished third at the Region Five meet in floor in 2010, while finishing 12th overall a the Regiona Five meet in 2008 ... Posted a fourth-place finish at the NIT Nationals in 2007 ... Completed the Yurchenko full this summer, adding it to her performance ... All-around athlete, competing in track and field in high school, placing fourth in the state in pole vault ... Member of the National Honors Society/Beta Club, Future Business Leaders of America, Fellowship of Christian Athletes .... Spent time volunteering in her community, helping with the Special Olympics.

Personal: Full name is Kayla Marie Hartley ... Parents are Glen and Kimberly Hartley ... Has an older brother, Mathew, 21 ... Mother played collegiate softball at Georgetown ... Graduated from Woodford County High School ... Native of Versailles, Ky.

Collegiate Bests
Uneven Bars: 9.7 vs. Oklahoma/Bowling Green State/Wisconsin-Oshkosh (1/7/12)
Floor Exercise: 9.9 vs. Alabama (2/10/2012)

Season Averages



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