Former US Senior National Team member Victoria Nguyen transfers from Georgia to Florida for the 2023 season.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Florida Gators gymnastics adds junior transfer and former US Senior National team member Victoria Nguyen (pronounced Win) to the 2023 roster.
Nguyen competed at Georgia in 2021 and 2022, primarily on uneven bars and balance beam.
“Gators Gymnastics is grateful that V has made the decision to finish her NCAA career with the Gators. We are excited to welcome this super talented and passionate new Gator to our family. Her work ethic and intrinsic motivation will only elevate our Gator standard both in and out of the gym,” Florida head coach Jenny Rowland said. “We look forward to seeing her thrive in Orange and Blue!”
Victoria Nguyen – Houston, Texas TW: @victoriavn21 IG: _victorianguyen
- 2016-17 US Senior National Team; 2014-15 US Junior National Team
- 2022 All-Southeastern Conference after turning top bars score (9.90) of SEC Championships’ opening session
- Opened collegiate career with uneven bars (9.95) and all-around (39.40) wins versus Missouri
- Set collegiate beam best (9,875) in 2022 Elevate Huntsville and matched mark later in same month at 2022 NCAA Regional Second Round
- Closed 2022 regular-season action with bars win (9.90) versus North Carolina
- Represented US at 2017 London World Cup, taking second in all-around
- Member of US team that won 2017 Jesolo Trophy; fifth on balance beam
- 2021 Women’s Collegiate Gymnastics Association (WCGA) Scholastic All-American
- 2022 SEC Winter Academic Honor Roll; 2021 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll
- Trained at Everest Gymnastics in North Carolina.
Other Future Gators:
Nguyen is the third gymnast joining the Gators for the 2022-23 season. Florida signed Kayla DiCello, the 2021 World Championships’ all-around bronze medalist, in the fall. A member of the US Senior National Team, DiCello traveled to the Tokyo Summer Olympics as a replacement athlete.
The Gators announced in February that Lori Brubach will join the team next season. A Level 10 gymnast from Apopka, Fla., Brubach won vault at five 2022 meets, including the Florida Level 10 Championships.