Lora Leigh Frost competes on the floor exercise

Alabama sophomore Lora Leigh Frost warming up before Friday's meet against LSU. (Copyright photo by Brett Hudson)

Alabama sophomore Lora Leigh Frost warming up before Friday’s meet against LSU. (Copyright photo by Brett Hudson)

TUSCALOOSA, Alabama — Sophomore Lora Leigh Frost took another step in her return from injury by competing as an exhibition performer in the floor exercise in Alabama’s 196.575-195.525 win Friday over LSU.

The Decatur Heritage Christian Academy graduate went through her routine for officials but it wasn’t one of the six that had the potential to score for the team total.

“Lora Leigh kind of crunched her ankle before Christmas break and she’s just now getting started, getting back,” Tide coach Sarah Patterson said. “She has some harder tumbling, but I just thought, ‘I want to get her out there, get her in the exhibition spot for some experience,’ see how she did and she did a great job.”

Patterson saw great progress out of Frost, but said she hopes to work on her energy toward the end of the routine.

Contributed by Brett Hudson

We have some video highlights from Frost’s routine as seen from press row. (Admittedly, it’s not the best seat in the house for the floor exercise.)

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