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Robyn Bernard

Robyn Bernard

AA | Jr. | 5-7 | Silver Spring, Md. | Sherwood High

Coaches believe she possesses the talent and skill to score well on all four events … should transition easily into a leadership role as a junior … confidence allows her to compete improved gymnastics and focus on small details … counted on as a consistent vaulter … will be ready to compete in the all-around, should the need arise … one of the most mature student-athletes on team … potential is limitless … fantastic practice habits help her excel on meet day.  

2015-16 Sophomore

• NACGC/W Scholastic All-America
• Academic All-Big 12 Gymnastics First Team
• Competed in all 12 meets as a two-event specialist on vault and uneven bars
• Finished fifth on the team with 261.4 points
• Set career highs on vault (9.875) and bars (9.775)
• Did not drop a score on bars
• Scored a career-high 9.875 on vault at No. 4 Alabama (2/14) and finished in third place, her first career podium finish
• Hit for a career-high 9.775 on bars against Ohio State and Bowling Green (3/6)
• Finished with season averages of 9.733 on vault and 9.683 on bars 

2014-15 Freshman

Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team
Competed in all but one meet and saw time on vault, uneven bars and balance beam
• Finished seventh on the team with 192.75 points
• Scored 9.75 or better on vault five times
• Earned five top-10 finishes, including a second-place finish on vault at Pitt (2/28) with a 9.775 mark
• Appeared in the bars lineup six times and did not drop a score
• Was first Mountaineer to compete in 2015, as she opened the beam rotation at Maryland (1/9)
• Tallied 9.8 in vault debut at Ohio State (1/17)
• Earned a career-high 9.7 on bars at New Hampshire on Feb. 8
• Scored a career-best 9.825 on vault at the 2015 NCAA Morgantown Regional Championships (4/4)
• Finished with season averages of 9.73 on vault, 9.564 on bars and 9.5 on beam 

Club Gymnastics

• Four-year level 10 gymnast at Hill’s Gymnastics
• Four-time Junior Olympic National Championships qualifier
• Finished first on vault, second in the all-around and on bars and seventh on floor at the 2014 Level 10 Junior Olympic National Championships
• Placed ninth in the all-around and on vault and beam at the 2014 Region 7 Championships
• Won beam and finished second in the all-around and on bars at the 2012 Maryland State Championships 

Personal

• Daughter of Ed and Jacqueline Bernard
• Has one brother
• Birthday is March 9
• Member of the Science Honor Society, Art National Society and English National Society at Sherwood High
• Majoring in exercise physiology
• Dean’s List
• Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll
• Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll 
Year Meets AA Total Points
2017
13 0 301.9
2016 13 0 261.4
2015 11 0 192.75
Career 37 0 756.05
 
 
Career Highs
Vault 9.875 at Alabama (2/14/16)
Uneven Bars 9.825
vs. Denver, Temple and Towson (1/2917) 
2017 NCAA Morgantown Regional Championships (4/1/17) 
Balance Beam 9.5 Three times in 2015
Floor Exercise 9.825 vs. Denver, Temple and Towson (1/29/17) 

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Meet the Gymnasts: Robyn Bernard

By Alyssa Cantisani | December 28, 2016

Junior Robyn Bernard competed in all 12 meets as a two-event specialist as a sophomore on vault and uneven bars. She also received NACGC/W Scholastic All-America honors last year and finished fifth on the team with 261.4 points.

Tumblers' Tales: Certain Ease

By Shannon McNamara | March 04, 2016

Confident. Poised. Calm. Reliable. Cool. When fans of the No. 25-ranked West Virginia University gymnastics team look up sophomore Robyn Bernard on the Mountaineers’ roster page at WVUsports.com, none of the aforementioned qualifiers are listed to describe the Silver Spring, Maryland, native. Yet, they are at the tip of coach Jason Butts’ tongue each time he talks about his multi-event contributor.