Women's Gymnastics

 Montana Whittle
Montana  Whittle


Lincoln, Neb.

High School:
Lincoln Southwest HS



Nebraska School of Gymnastics


2015 CATSPY Awards Presented on Monday

Annual awards show held in Memorial Coliseum


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 Begins Season on West Coast

Preseason No. 25 Wildcats Will Face Two Ranked Opponents in Berkeley


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.

  • 2014, 2015 SEC Academic Team
  • 2015 SEC Community Service Team

2015 (Junior): Was named to the SEC Academic Team and selected to the SEC Community Service Team ... Competed in every meet for the Wildcats as a junior on balance beam and once on uneven bars ... Posted her first career event title at Missouri with a career-best 9.875 on balance beam on Feb. 6 ... Matched her career high with a 9.875 vs. Ball State and Pittsburgh on March 13 ... Added a 9.800 on balance beam at the NCAA Regionals to finish second on the team ... Recorded a 9.825 on beam vs. Alabama on Jan. 30 and again on Feb. 27 at Florida ... Was a consistent contributor on beam and scored a 9.750 or higher on seven occasions ... Stepped in on uneven bars with a 9.675 on Feb. 13 at Oklahoma.

2014 (Sophomore): Was named to the SEC Academic Team ... Competed in four meets on bars as a sophomore ... In her collegiate debut, posted a 9.775 on bars on Excite Night ... Recorded a 9.750 on bars at the SEC Championships and followed with a 9.650 at the NCAA Regionals.

2013 (Freshman): Did not compete in her freshman season, but did practice on uneven bars, balance beam and floor exercise.

Coached by UK head coach Tim Garrison, Rachel Garrison and Tanya Gifford at Nebraska School of Gymnastics ... Region Four Champion on uneven bars in 2011 and 2010 to go along with Regional Championship on floor exercise in 2010 ... Regional Champion on floor at 2009 Regionals ... Nebraska State Champion in all-around, beam, bars and floor in 2011 ... All-around and floor champion at 2011 Pink Invitational ... Placed second on beam and fourth in all-around at 2010 Regionals ... Western Nationals qualifier in 2010 and 2011 including fifth-place performance on bars and floor to go along with seventh in all-around .... Bars and beam champion at 2010 Dragons Invitational as well as second-place finish in all-around and floor ... Competed in diving as a junior at Lincoln Southwest High School ... Member of cheerleading team as freshman in high school ... Member of National Honors Society.

Personal: Full name is Montana Marie Whittle ... Parents are Carl and Paula Whittle ... Has a brother Ansel, who plays football and lacrosse at Endicott College in Massachusetts ... Native of Lincoln, Neb..

Career Highs:
Uneven Bars: 9.775, Jan. 10, 2014 vs. Ball State, Penn State, West Virginia
Balance Beam:
9.875, twice, last: March 13, 2015 vs. Ball State, Pittsburgh

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