Suni Lee made history Friday night, performing the first-ever Nabieva in collegiate gymnastics.
The Olympic all-around gold medalist debuted the difficult release skill on uneven bars for a score of 9.875.
pure happiness. 😭❤️ https://t.co/oaIgf6LQ7T— Sunisa lee (@sunisalee_) February 26, 2022
pure happiness. 😭❤️ https://t.co/oaIgf6LQ7T
Lee went on to score a perfect 10 on the balance beam, her second top score of the season and first in front of Auburn fans.
SUNI LEE SCORES HER FIRST COLLEGIATE PERFECT 10 ON BEAM 🔥🔥 pic.twitter.com/Bys8UkDqZg— ESPN (@espn) February 26, 2022
SUNI LEE SCORES HER FIRST COLLEGIATE PERFECT 10 ON BEAM 🔥🔥 pic.twitter.com/Bys8UkDqZg
The freshman’s dominant performance led Auburn to a team score of 197.925, defeating Kentucky, who finished the night with a 197.150 score.
Lee is now only the second Auburn gymnast to score two perfect 10s in a single season, joining Becky Erwin, who managed the feat in 1993.