FORT WORTH, Texas – LSU gymnasts Haleigh Bryant and Aleah Finnegan, who combined for a total of eight All-American honors and were the top two performers in Thursday’s NCAA semifinals, both earned All-America honors in the all-around on Friday.
Bryant scored a 39.6875 in the all-around, while Finnegan scored a 39.650. Bryant also received All-America honors on beam, vault, bars and floor and Finnegan on bars and floor.
The pair helped lead LSU to the NCAA Championship at 3 p.m. Saturday at Dickies Arena. It will be the ninth trip the finals for the Tigers and first since 2019.
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Bryant finished as the top all-arounder in the Session 1 with her score of 39.6875, which marked the second-highest score at NCAA Championships and the best in a semifinal in school history. Her score placed her third nationally between both sessions.
Bryant, a junior, also picked up All-America honors on vault, vars, beam and floor to earn five honors on the day and became only the second gymnast to earn All-American honors in all four events and the all-around. She is tied for fifth in school history with 17 All-America honors in her career with nine this season marking the most by an LSU gymnast.
Finnegan also earned All-America honors on bars and floor to move her career total to six honors.