Elexis Edwards


Player profile

  • Year Senior
  • Hometown Richmond, Va.
  • Last School Monacan HS
  • Height 5-5

Career Honors

  • Academic All-Big Ten (2021, 2022)
  • OSU Scholar-Athlete (2021, 2022)
  • WCHA Scholastic All-American (2021)
  • Second Team All-Big Ten (2022)

Junior (2022)

  • Finished 15th on vault at the NCAA Championship meet, scoring a 9.8625
  • Earned a spot in the national championship meet after tying for first at the Auburn regional with a career-high vault score of 9.950
  • Collected seven even titles, including three on vault, three on floor and one on uneven bars
  • Hit career high marks on each event she competed in, including on vault (9.950), bars (9.925) and floor (9.925)
  • Won the vault title in the first two meets of the year, first at Arkansas (Jan. 7) and then against Denver (Jan. 14)
  • Finished the year with the Buckeyes’ highest scores on vault (9.950) and floor (9.950)

Sophomore (2021)

  • Appeared in seven out of eight meets for the Buckeyes as an all-around competitor
  • Recorded her individual best against Rutgers taking first in vault (9.875)
  • Registered two career highs on bars (9.825) against Rutgers and floor (9.850, 2x) against Rutgers, Big Five Meet
  • Registered a team-high on vault (9.850) in Big Ten Championships
  • Tied her career-mark with a score of 9.850 on floor and tied for third on vault (9.850), leading the Buckeyes to the Sweet 16
  • Earned a team-high score at NCAA Regional finals on vault (9.850)

Freshman (2020)

  • Appeared in two meets for the Buckeyes
  • Shined in her collegiate debut with a 9.925 on vault to claim a first-place finish
  • Registered a 9.850 on vault to take third against Arizona and Bridgeport

Prior to Ohio State

  • Trained at Virginia International Gymnastics
  • Three-time Junior Olympics national qualifier; placed second in the all-around in 2016, also finishing second on beam and floor as well as third on vault along the way
  • Competed at the 2016 Nastia Liukin Cup, finishing sixth in the all-around
  • Placed second on floor at the 2015 JO Nationals