BRISTOL, Tenn. – Prior to the National Collegiate Acrobatics & Tumbling Association (NCATA) National Championship meet, the organization announced their All-America honorees, All-Academic team and Academic Honor Roll. Ashley Berlin earned All-America recognition and all-academic accolades while nine Tornado were named to the NCATA Honor Roll.
Berlin had a great senior season, setting a pair of school records in the tumbling event. She scored a 9.900 in the aerial pass, which qualified her for the NCATA Event Finals. The Surgoinsville, Tenn., native also set a school record in the open pass with a score of 9.775. Berlin also helped King set a program record with an acro heat 3 score of 9.80. Along with the All-America accolades, Berlin was one of eight to be selected to the NCATA All-Academic team with a GPA of 3.83.
She becomes the second Tornado to earn All-America honors as Sonia Stone was an NCATA All-American in 2016 and 2017.
The NCATA also announced their NCATA Academic Honor Roll and King had nine student-athletes earn recognition. Danielle Astigarraga, Berlin, Lindsay Bowles, Mattie Brown, Jenah Cooper, Maya Hines, Abigail Keith, Olivia Kincaid and Caroline Versluis all were honored.
All student-athletes with a 3.30 cumulative grade-point average will be honored each year for the NCATA Academic Honor Roll. All letter winners and active members of your roster are eligible for this honor.