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.
In the last event, as Bama took to the floor routine and in the third of rotation, Makarri Doggette went and took the floor, showing her beautiful talents. In the last seconds of her routine, after one of her last tumbling pieces, Doggette took a hard fall that she couldn’t get back up from.
The Alabama gymnastics team comes off their first win heading into the Iron Bowl meet versus Auburn Friday. The Tide posted their season high overall score, a 197.650, against the Kentucky Wildcats. That meet was also their first home meet of the season. Alabama head coach Dana Duckworth was happy with the gymnasts performance against the Wildcats going into Friday's meet.