Xian Baumgartner
Xian Baumgartner
Height: 5-5
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Albuquerque, N.M.
Previous School: Sandia HS


Prior to Centenary: Competed in club gymnastics for head coaches Lisa Gravelle and Giana Springer at G-Force Gymnastics in Albuquerque, New Mexico... Qualified for Regionals every year from 2011-2018... Awards include a Varsity Gymnastics Letter, Gymnast of the Year in 2018, recognition as Outstanding on Bars in 2016, and the Judges Choice Award at the 2018 PGA meet... Also placed on bars at Regionals in 2017.


High scores before coming to Centenary:

Vault – 9.2

Bars – 9.3

Beam – 9.35

Floor – 9.025

All-Around – 36.25


Academically, received the All-Academic Award and earned a Sports Medicine Varsity Letter after putting in more than 250 clinical hours.

Personal: Birthday is November 11... Xian is the daughter of Kasandra Carter-Baumgartner and Anthony Skrypka and has a brother, Zoe Baumgartner... At Centenary, majoring in biology.


What is your favorite event and why: My favorite event is beam because of the challenge of learning new tricks.

Why did you Choose Centenary: I chose Centenary because of the great opportunities available to me, both academically and athletically.