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Leah MacMoyle
Leah MacMoyle

Leah MacMoyle

VT, FX | Junior | 5-1 | Hope, N.J. | North Stars Gymnastics

#RazorFacts

  • SEC Academic Honor Roll (2016)

Personal Best
V:
9.900, vs. Alabama, Jan. 16, 2015
UB:
9.825, at Auburn, Feb. 3, 2017
FX: 9.875, vs. Georgia, Jan. 15, 2016

As A Junior (2017)
Made her career debut on uneven bars and scored a season-best 9.800 on vault against Missouri on Jan. 13… Scored a career-best 9.825 on uneven bars at Auburn on Feb. 3… Matched her season best on vault with a 9.800 against Florida on Feb. 17… Won her first career individual event title, tying for first place on vault with a season-best score of 9.825.

As A Sophomore (2016)
Vault score counted towards team total in 6-of-7 performances … Led off vault lineup in all seven of her meets … Had season high of 9.875 on vault at Alabama on Jan. 22 … Had two floor exercise scores count towards team total … Had career high of 9.875 on floor exercise vs. Georgia on Jan. 15 … Unable to compete in final six meets due to a foot injury.

As A Freshman (2015)
Featured in 10 vault rotations … Started her career with a personal-best 9.900 on the vault in the home opener vs. No. 6 Alabama … Scored a 9.8-or-higher on seven routines … Score counted on all 10 of her vaults … Averaged a 9.825 on the vault.

Prior to Arkansas

Club
Competed with North Stars Gymnastics Academy … Junior Olympic NIT Qualifier (2010) … Junior Olympic National Qualifier (2013, 2012, 2011) … New Jersey State Champion in the vault and floor exercise in 2012 and the vault in 2011 … Region 7 Champion in vault in 2012 and both vault and floor exercise in 2011 … Holds Personal bests of 9.80 on the vault and floor with a 9.625 on the bars and a 9.65 on the balance beam. She also has a personal best mark of 38.30 in the all-around.

Personal
Born on Nov. 27, 1995 in South Korea … Daughter of Scott and Myong Suk MacMoyle … Has three older brothers, David, Jonathan and Benjamin … Majoring in sports management.

2017 Performances

  VaultBarsBeamFloorAA
AVERAGE9.7529.466
Jan. 7at UCLA9.725
Jan. 13Missouri9.8009.000
Jan. 20at Georgia9.6759.625
Jan. 27Alabama9.7509.675
Feb. 3at Auburn9.8009.825
Feb. 10LSU9.7759.750
Feb. 17Florida9.8009.700
Feb. 25at Michigan State9.6009.775
Mar. 3at Kentucky9.7009.575
Mar. 10San Jose State, Centenary9.8258.875
Mar. 18SEC Championship9.7758.850
Apr. 1NCAA Regional9.8009.475

2016 Performances

  VaultBarsBeamFloorAA
AVERAGE9.7939.585
Jan. 2Cancun Classic9.825
Jan. 15Georgia9.7759.875
Jan. 17Oklahoma9.8259.6
Jan. 22at Alabama9.8759.8
Jan. 29Auburn9.759.85
Feb. 5at LSU9.75
Feb. 12at Florida9.758.8
Feb. 19at Maryland
Feb. 26Kentucky
Mar. 4at Missouri
Mar. 11Utah State
Mar. 19SEC Championship
Apr. 2at NCAA Regionals

2015 Performances

  VaultBarsBeamFloorAA
AVERAGE9.825
Jan. 9at Oklahoma
Jan. 16Alabama9.9
Jan. 23at Auburn9.775
Jan. 31Metroplex Challenge9.75
Feb. 6Florida9.875
Feb. 13Home Tri Meet9.85
Feb. 20at Kentucky9.825
Feb. 27Missouri9.8
Mar. 7at Georgia
Mar. 13UCLA9.775
Mar. 21SEC Championship9.85
Apr. 4at NCAA Regionals9.85

What do you love most about gymnastics? How competitive and challenging of a sport it is and the fact that I get to flip around and learn new skills.

What was the best moment of your athletic career? Coming back from an injury in my senior year of high school, competing for the first time in Barnhill and setting a personal record.

Why did you choose to come to Arkansas? When I came to visit it was a home away from home already! I loved the campus and the gymnastics facility. Having older club teammates who attended the U of A for gymnastics always came home with amazing stories that made me fall in love with Arkansas.

What’s the best thing about being a Gymback? Having a group of sisters I never had and representing the U of A.

What are your personal and team goals this season? Team goal is to make Super Six. Individual goal is to compete all around.

What are your favorite events? Floor and vault.

If you could play any other sport, what would it be? Golf, because it’s one of the things my dad and I would do for fun.

What do you like to do in your free time? Cooking, fishing and playing with my niece and nephew.

If you could travel anywhere in the world, where would you go? I would travel around Europe and Asia.

Can you play any instruments or have any other hidden talents? My mom taught me how to play the piano and I’ve played ever since.

If someone walked into your dorm room, what’s the first thing they would notice? A ton of pictures of my niece from when she was a baby.