Name: Ella Burgess
Club: Florida Elite
Best events: Vault, beam and floor
Ella Burgess of Florida Elite has committed to Alabama and will join the Crimson Tide in January 2020, right on time for the beginning of season.
Ella began competing as a Level 10 gymnast in January 2016. In 2018, she won bronze on beam at the Florida State Championships and tied for fourth place also on beam at the Region 8 Championships. In 2019, her best competitive season, she won gold in the all around, on vault and beam, and silver on floor at the State Championships. And she later tied for gold on beam, silver on vault and bronze on floor at Regionals. Ella’s struggle on bars unfortunately prevented her from qualifying at the Junior Olympics.
Her gym wrote on Instagram: ‘We are incredibly proud to announce that Ella Burgess has committed to the University of Alabama! We are thrilled and could not be more excited to watch her continue her gymnastics career at Alabama beginning January 2020! ROLL TIDE!❤️🐘’.