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University of Florida gymnast Morgan Frazier left her hometown of Orlando in December of 2012 to start training with the UF gymnastics team. Only 17 when she enrolled at UF, college was a big change for her.
“It’s definitely not like high school. Everything is much faster—it took me awhile to get used to it, but now I feel pretty confident in it,” said Frazier.
Frazier, however, took no time getting comfortable with her new team.
“I love being on a team where everyone just loves each other. We’re just one giant family, and the coaches are amazing—I just love everything,” said Frazier.
A Florida native, Frazier dreamed of coming to the University of Florida since she was young. Now as an athlete for Florida, she is still excited to run out of the Gator head for competitions or doing the Gator chomp during floor routines.
When asked what she is most proud of so far in her gymnastics career, Frazier did not even hesitate.
“Receiving a scholarship to Florida, I’m definitely most proud of that,” said Frazier. “I absolutely love being a Gator.”
However, Frazier will not let her past accomplishments stand in the way of her goals, as she looks forward to the rest of her time as a University of Florida gymnast.
“My number one goal is to help my team win another SEC championship,” said Frazier. “Actually, forget that; it is to win another national championship.”