Sierra Ponder
Sierra Ponder
Height: 5-0
Year: So.
Hometown: Loganville, Ga.
Events: AA
Previous School: South Gwinnett HS

2018 Freshman Season: Received Second Team All-America accolades from USA Gymnastics for finishing with a season high 9.800 on bars at the USAG Championships April 13… Competed in 11 meets on the year on bars, also appearing on vault and floor… Took second on bars with a 9.750 at Illinois State March 4… Placed third on bars with a 9.525 against Alaska-Anchorage February 11… Has a season high on vault of 9.375 at the Midwest Independent Conference Championships March 23 and a 9.725 on floor at the Texas Woman’s Quad February 25.

Prior to Centenary: Competed for head coaches Amanda Cain, Annette Kaiser, and Judy Prestigiacomo at Georgia Gymnastics Academy... A regional qualifier from 2012-2017, won both on and in the all-around at the Atlanta Paw’s for a Cause Meet in 2017... At USA Gymnastic Region 8 Championships, finished sixth on vault, 15th on bars, and 17th on vault.

Career best scores are:

  • Vault: 9.85
  • Bars: 9.425
  • Beam: 9.0
  • Floor: 9.425
  • All-Around: 36.9

Throughout her high school career achieved Honor Roll status.

Personal: Birthdate is February 3... Daughter of Anthony and Tracey Ponder, she has one brother, Antonius... Majoring in psychology.


Hobbies: Listening to music, drawing, and riding horses

Favorite Athlete: Dominique Dawes