Priess-Johnston will be formally introduced in a press conference on Friday. She becomes the seventh head coach in program history and just the third 1979. Priess-Johnston is a two-time national SEC Champion and made All-SEC three times during her college career at The Capstone.
The Crimson Tide gymnastics team came up short in the NCAA National Championship Semifinals Thursday afternoon. For the semifinals, there are six judges with the highest and lowest scores being dropped. The other four scores are then averaged.
Alabama gymnastics advances to the NCAA National Championship semifinals with a second place finish in the Seattle Regional Finals. The Tide scored a 198.175 which is the second highest score in program history. They had eight scores of 9.950 with seven different gymnasts scoring them. Lilly Hudson scored two 9.950s Saturday night. Alabama gets a couple weeks off from competition before traveling to Ft. Worth, TX for the Championship Semifinals on April 14.