BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The top-ranked Alabama softball team downed instate foe UAB, 8-4, Tuesday night…
Alabama's Sledge Gymnast Of Week
"I'm very proud of Ashley," Alabama Coach Sarah Patterson said. "Prior to the Auburn meet, we talked about working for those extra half-tenths in her routines. She did just that and went out and moved forward on all three events Friday night.'
Sledge posted season-best scores of 9.9 on the vault, uneven bars and floor exercise against Auburn, leading Alabama to a season-best 197.650. The Crimson Tide's total was the highest score in the nation last week.
The Fairview Heights, Ill., native's 9.9 on the floor exercise tied her career-high. Sledge's score on the floor helped push Alabama to a season-best 49.500 as a team. Her 9.9 on vault helped lead Alabama to a season-high 49.475.
Sledge and the rest of the No. 4 ranked Crimson Tide travels to Fayetteville, Ark. this week where they will take on No. 19 Arkansas on Friday at 7 p.m. CST. Alabama then returns home to face fifth-ranked UCLA on Friday, March 1 at 7:30 p.m. CST. Tickets are available now through the Alabama Ticket Office (205.348.2262) located in the lobby of Coleman Coliseum or online at RollTide.com.
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