Women's Gymnastics


Macy Hyatt
Macy Hyatt

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Atlanta. Ga.

High School:
Kennesaw Mountain

Height:
5-7

Event:
UB, BB

Club:
Gymnastics Academy of Atlanta

03/14/2013

#17 Illini To Compete in State of Illinois Classic

Illinois looks to win their sixth straight in annual event

03/10/2013

#19 Illini Deliver Win on Senior Day, Sweep Events

Illinois scores a 196.3 for the second time this weekend

03/08/2013

#19 Illini Take on Mizzou Then Return for Senior Day

Weinstein, Gill, Hyatt and Kantecki to be honored

03/08/2013

Trio of All-Arounders Guide #19 Illini to Victory

Illinois scores second highest team total of the season with a 196.300

01/07/2013

2013 Women's Gymnastics Season Preview

Blend of youth and experience starts Illini ranked No. 18 in preseason poll

01/14/2012

Minnesota Meet 1/14/12

Photos from the Illinois women's gymnastics meet vs. Minnesota

01/09/2012

2011 Mixed Pairs

Photos of women's gymnastics at the 2011 Mixed Pairs exhibition meet.

AT ILLINOIS

2013 - Senior: Did not compete.

2012 - JUNIOR: Competed twice in the lineup on bars ... Tied for first on bars at the season-opening meet vs. Minnesota with a 9.775 to earn her first career event title ... Matched season-high 9.775 on bars at the Big Ten Championships ... Academic All-Big Ten selection.

2011 - Sophomore: Competed on bars at seven meets and counted her score each time ... Earned a runner-up finish at Michigan State with a career-high 9.850 on bars ... Posted a 9.800 on bars at the Big Ten Championships, helping Illinois notch its top event score.

2010 - Freshman: Competed on vault once before suffering a season-ending elbow injury.

High School/Club: Two-time Junior Olympic National Qualifier ... Five-time Region VIII qualifier ... Was the Georgia state champion on floor in 2008 ... Placed fourth on uneven bars and ninth on vault at the 2007 JO National Championships ... Took first place on vault and uneven bars and third in the all-around at the 2007 Regional Championships ... 2007 Georgia state champion on uneven bars and vault ... Competed for Gymnastics Academy of Atlanta ... Club coaches were Jacobo Giron and Irina Podgornaya.

Personal: Born May 27, 1991 ... Daughter of Greg and Judy Hyatt ... Says she chose Illinois because "it is the perfect home away from home with outstanding academics and a terrific coaching staff." ... Was the Algebra III Student of the Year and won her high school's physics award for the highest grade in all physics classes of the semester ... Majoring in Community Health.

Macy's Career Highs

Vault: 9.600 - (at Nebraska, 1/15/10)

Bars: 9.850 - (at Michigan State, 2/25/11)

Individual Titles

Bars: 1

Total: 1


The Hyatt File

My best memory as an Illini: Making nationals

What I've learned from Coach Landrus: It is all about the process.

Being a Fighting Illini means: Being apart of a program that continuously makes history by dedicating all of my hard work and time, along with my surrounding Fighting Illini, in and out of the gym into bettering ourselves

Unique/quirky habit of one of your teammates: Sarah has to lock her car until it beeps three times.

Which teammate would you want with you if you were stranded on an island: Jaclyn

Craziest/most outgoing teammate: Amber

First impression when you met your team, has it changed: Fun, Caring and Loving, No

Favorite event: Bars

Favorite Illini athlete (not on your team): Austin Tiestma (Football)

Favorite activity outside gymnastics: Homework!

Favorite thing to do on the quad: Watch the squirrels

Favorite road trip item/activity: Playing games with my teammates

Favorite Fierce Five Gymnast: Gabby Douglas

Favorite all-time gymnast: Alicia Sacramone

Favorite sports team: Atlanta Braves

Favorite movie: What to Expect When You're Expecting

Favorite movie quote: "You can't sit with us!" Mean Girls

Favorite TV show: So You Think You Can Dance

Favorite place to travel to for a meet: Down South

Pre-meet superstitions: Must braid Elise's hair

Plans after Illinois: Coach gymnastics and attend PA school

Met anyone famous?: Usher

One thing you've dreamt about doing: Singing

If the gymnastics team were to get their own reality show, what would be the name of it: Real World/ Kenney Gym

If you could perform one of your routines anywhere on campus, where would you go? The quad

What movie role would you like to act in: Burlesque

Actress I would want to play me in a movie about my life: Jessica Alba

One thing I can't go a day without: Coffee

Name something most people don't know about you: I can sing.

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