Alina Cartwright
Alina  Cartwright

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Naperville, Ill.

High School:
Neuqua Valley

Height:
5-5

Club Team:
Legacy Elite


03/04/2015

Michigan State Welcomes No. 19 Arizona, Eastern Michigan

The Spartans return home for Senior Night; honoring Alina Cartwright, Ashley Noll and Ashley Stevenson

02/27/2015

Spartans Secure 196.275 in Quad Meet Victory

Michigan State marked team event wins on bars, beam, and floor while stealing individual event honors on bars, beam, floor and all-around

02/25/2015

Spartans Head to Towson for Quad Meet

Michigan State faces Towson, Yale, and Rutgers in its second quad meet of the season

02/22/2015

Michigan State Sweeps All Four Event Titles in Victory Over UIC Sunday

Spartans capture team wins on all four events in 194.850-191.150 victory over University of Illinois-Chicago, while winning three of the four individual honors

02/20/2015

Spartans Post Season-High 196.325 against No. 13 Illinois

The Spartans achieve season-high team scores on floor and beam in 196.500-196.325 loss to Illinois

03/03/2014

MSU Gymnastics vs. Denver - Senior Night

Michigan State Gymnastics takes on Denver in celebration of the 2014 Senior Class!

01/28/2014

Michigan State vs. Illinois

MSU Gymnastics takes on Illinois in the 2014 home opener at Jenison Field House.

2014: Voted First-Team All-Big Ten...Placed in the top three in the all-around competition in seven meet, winning the title on three occasions... Matched a career high of 9.950 on vault against Penn State (Jan. 25)... Notched a season-high bars score of 9.800 at Southeast Miss. State (Mar. 7) and at the B1G Quad Meet (Mar. 15)...Matched a career best of 9.900 on beam at the B1G Quad Meet (Mar. 15)... Compiled a career-high score of 9.875 on floor against Penn State (Jan. 25) and at Texas Woman's Tri-meet (Mar. 9)... Earned an all-around career high of 39.375 at the B1G Quad Meet (Mar. 15)... Finished eighth in the region and tied for fifth in the conference on vault... Tied for 31st in the nation for all-around...Named Big Ten Gymnast to Watch.

2013: Placed top three in an event 13 times on the season...Earned first place on vault against Western Michigan (Jan. 12) after posting a 9.900...Marked a season-best of 9.825 on bars against Minnesota (Feb. 1)...Tied for first on vault posting a 9.825 against Iowa/UIC (Feb. 8)...Took first in the all-around competition, compiling a 39.075 against Ohio State (Feb. 16)...Posted a career-best of 9.850 on the balance beam against Michigan (March 2)...Registered a career-high 9.950 to tie for second on vault at Denver (March 16) and to tie for third place in the MSU all-time record book...Earned a career-high of 39.125 in the all-around competition at Big Ten Championships (March 23).

2012: Made her collegiate debut in a scrimmage against Western Michigan, competing in the all-around...Recorded a personal-best 9.775 score on the bars on six different occasions this year, including at the 2012 NCAA Auburn Regional...Posted career and season-high scores on the vault (9.800) at UAA and on the beam (9.775) vs. Western Michigan...Earned her first uneven bars title with a 9.775 vs. Illinois State...Earned her first top-three placement on the vault with a 9.725 at Iowa.

Prior to Michigan State: Attended Neuqua Valley High School with an expected graduation date of June 2011 ... Competed at Legacy Elite under the direction of Jiani and Yuejiu Wu ... Competed Level 10 in 2010 ... Finished eighth in the all-around, third on the floor and sixth on the vault at the 2010 Junior Olympic Nationals ... Won the vault at the 2010 regionals, to originally earn an alternate spot for the Junior Olympic Nationals ... Placed first on the vault and third on the floor at the 2010 state championships ... Competed Level 9 in 2007, 2008 and 2009 ... Finished first on the vault and third in the all-around at the 2009 state championships ... At the 2009 regionals, placed first on the beam, floor and in the all-around ... Won the vault and the all-around crown at Level 9 Easterns.

Personal: Born July 9, 1993 in Naperville, Ill. ... Daughter of Lavada & Marc Cartwright ... Majoring in advertising.