Greater Evansville Sports

Hall of Fame Inductee

Breasha Pruitt

Category:  Gymnast
Year Inducted:  2018

Pruitt has been a role model to the youth. She is the only athlete for gymnastics who has served on the US National Team, who has won a NCAA award for gymnastics as well as reached the highest level in Gymnastics as an Elite gymnast in the tristate area. She is giving back by opening her own facility to provide opportunities for young girls and boys to train in a safe and fun environment. Pruitt is a National Bar Champion along with other National titles and believes she provides hope to the young athletes and knows that if she did it, it’s possible for anyone to do it. Breasha is honored to work with the youth and be an example that Dreams do come true.

Accomplishments:

Over the course of Gymnastics career starting in level 4 to Elite has won over 400 medals

1996 Level 10 Indiana State Uneven Bars 1st place Champion
1996 Level 10 Indiana State Beam 1st place Champion
1996 Level 10 Indiana State Floor 1st place Champion
1996 Level 10 Indiana State Vault 2nd place Champion
1996 Level 10 Indiana State All -Around 1st place Champion

1996 Level 10 Region 5 Floor 1st place Champion
1996 Level 10 Region 5 Uneven Bar 1st place Champion
1996 Level 10 Region 5 Vault 3rd place Champion
1996 Level 10 Region 5 All- Around Champion

1996 Level 10 Junior Olympic 1st place National Uneven Bar Champion
1996 Level 10 Junior Olympic 2nd place Team Member ( Region 5)
1996 Level 10 Junior Olympic 9th place All- Around

1996 Level 10 Region 5 International Marseilles France Qualifier
1996 Received Proclamation Award from Glenn Johnson, former Mayor of Henderson KY

Two- Time US National Team Member
1997 Junior Elite Qualifier for USA Championships ( age 11)
1997 Junior Elite 4th place Vault John Hancock US Championships
1997 Junior Elite 4th place Bars John Hancock US Championships
1997 Junior Elite 15th place All- Around John Hancock US Championships
1997 Junior Elite US National Team Member

1998 (Elite) American Classic, Orlando, Fla. 2nd place Uneven Bar Champion

1998 Junior Elite US Nationals John Hancock Championships 4th place Uneven Bars
1998 Junior Elite US Nationals John Hancock Championships 9th place All- Around
1998 Junior Elite US National Team Member

1999 Junior Elite Australia Qualifier
1999 Junior Elite France Qualifier

2002 Full Ride Scholarship University of Georgia
2003 NCAA 3rd place Team Award ( University of Georgia)

2010 Henderson County Hall of Fame Recipient
2018 Region 5 Hall of Fame Athlete Nominee ( Sep 16th 2018 Winners will be selected)