Last Updated on August 15, 2023 by Robert C. Hoopes
LSU Gymnastics alumna Sarah Edwards recently celebrated a remarkable achievement as she earned her second degree in the illustrious Pete Maravich Assembly Center. Hailing from the beautiful coastal town of Ocean Springs, Mississippi, Edwards completed her Master’s of Business Administration (MBA) amidst much excitement and applause.
Edwards’ journey towards her MBA was preceded by her initial academic milestone – a bachelor’s degree in environmental engineering, which she obtained in May 2022. As a testament to her dedication and commitment, Edwards balanced her rigorous gymnastics training while pursuing her undergraduate studies.
During her time at LSU, Edwards competed for the LSU Gymnastics team for an impressive five seasons, starting in 2018 and concluding in 2022. Throughout her career, she showcased her exceptional skills as a consistent competitor on vault and floor exercises. In her final season with the Tigers, she made a lasting impact by competing in every meet and appearing in every vault lineup.
Edwards’ stellar performances on the mat earned her career highs of 9.975 on floor and an impressive 9.950 on vault. Her exceptional talent also garnered recognition, as she received All-American honors on vault in 2019. Edwards proved to be not only an outstanding athlete but also a dedicated scholar, as she earned recognition as a three-time SEC Academic Honor Roll member during her time at LSU.
For those looking to stay updated on the latest news and events surrounding LSU Gymnastics, following the team on social media platforms like Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook is highly recommended. By doing so, fans and enthusiasts can keep a finger on the pulse of the program and show their support for athletes like Sarah Edwards.
As Sarah Edwards celebrates the successful completion of her Master’s degree, she leaves behind a remarkable legacy on the mat and as an accomplished scholar. Her journey serves as an inspiration to aspiring gymnasts and students alike, reminding them that with determination and dedication, one can achieve success both in their athletic pursuits and academic endeavors.