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Alexis Traylor

Player Profile


St. Charles, Mo.

High School:
Lutheran High of St. Charles

Student Assistant Coach

Season Outlook: "We are very proud of Alexis, she has matured as an student-athlete beyond her years. This year will be very exciting for her, we look to her for outstanding leadership and a floor and balance beam anchor." Coach Farden

2004: NCAA Regional qualifier in the floor exercises...All-Conference selection...Scored a career-high 9.950 in floor vs. Centenary, which ranks fifth all-time...Against Missouri she recorded a 9.925 in floor, which ranks seventh all-time...Also posted career-high on the vault (9.600) and a season-high on the beam (9.825) against Missouri...Served as one of the team's three captains...NCAA Leadership Nominee...Southeast Scholar Athlete.

2003: At the Midwest Independent Championships set career-high with a 9.850 on the beam...Scored a season-high 9.875 in floor against Illinois State.

2002: Missed season due to injury.

Personal: Born on 1/8/83...Daughter of Joseph and Nancy Traylor...Sister Allyson is a member of the Sugarbears dance team at Southwest Missouri State...Majoring in management information systems...Favorite athlete is Florence Griffith-Joyner...Chose Southeast because it was close to home and provided a good college atmosphere...Recruited by Missouri, Illinois, Northern Illinois, Illinois State and Texas Women's University.

Prep/Club: State Champion...Level 10 Regional qualifier...5-time Junior Olympic qualifier...Coached Bill Hopkins, former Southeast Gymnastics Coach...Competed in track...Honor roll student.

Meet A Redhawk:


Alexis Traylor
Nickname: Lex
Birthday: January 8, 1983
Hometown: St. Charles, Mo.
Parents: Nancy and Joseph Traylor
Major: Management Information systems

Q & A With Alexis Traylor

At what age did you start gymnastics? 3 years old
How did you become involved in gymnastics? The doctor thought I was hyper and it would use up some energy.
What is your favorite event? Why? Floor. I like to dance and show off my dancing abilities.
Why did you choose Southeast for gymnastics? Everyone seemed genuine and had a personality I liked.
What has been your most memorable moment gymnastics moment at Southeast? Traveling with the team to the University of Florida.

My Favorite...

color: Yellow
food at 7 a.m.: Cold pizza
place you have ever visited: Chicago
event: Floor
restaurant: Macaroni Grill
fruit: Bananas
candy: Jolly Ranchers
movie: Major Payne
board game: Life
frozen yogurt flavor: Raspberry
cartoon character: Sponge Bob
shade of fingernail polish: Clear

Little-Known Facts:

One thing I cannot live without... God
Song I sing in the car... "Go DJ" by Lil Wayne
I like to cook... Anything and everything
Pairs of shoes I own... 7
Book on nightstand right now...Buyer's, Renter's, Freeloader's
Last movie that made me cry... Mona Lisa Smile
Minimum prep time in the morning... 15 minutes
If I could be anyone or anything it would be... Myself
Teammate I think would be on Fear Factor... Jen Kaye
Teammate most likely to marry a millionaire... Katie Bloom

Alexis Traylor



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