The MSU gymnastics team held its annual team banquet on Sunday (April 29).
Spartans score 194.050 at 2012 NCAA Regional
The Spartans head to Auburn, Ala. for seventh straight NCAA appearance.
Forty-nine Spartans student-athletes were recognized for having a 3.0 or better GPA.
Score 194.675 at Big Ten Championship
2011: Academic All-Big Ten ... Earned second-team All-Big Ten honors ... Placed first at three competitions, while finishing second at five and third at five ... Recorded a career-best 9.875 on the uneven bars vs. Iowa, Michigan & Western Michigan, as well as at West Virginia and against Illinois ... Placed in the top-three on the uneven bars in 10 of 12 meets ... Won her first career uneven bars title during the opening meet of the season ... Her second uneven bars win occurred the following weekend at West Virginia ... Placed second on the uneven bars at Pittsburgh (9.750) ... Season best on the balance beam was recorded at Western Michigan with a 9.750 ... Recorded a 9.850 on the floor against Illinois for a season-and career-high mark ... Placed third overall on the uneven bars with a score of 9.850 at the Big Ten Championships ... Finished as the top Spartan in the beam with a season-best 9.750 (11th) and in the floor with a 9.825.
2010: Academic All-Big Ten ... Competed on the beam at Michigan for her first event of the season ... Recorded a career-high balance beam score of 9.800 against New Hampshire ... Tied her career-best on the uneven bars at UCLA when she posted a 9.800 ... Posted a season-high mark of 9.800 on the floor exercise against Oklahoma ... Competed in the uneven bars, balance beam and floor exercise lineups for the Spartans at both the Big Ten Champions and the NCAA Regional Championships.
2009: Recorded two top-three finishes ... Competed on uneven bars in 12 meets ... Made her collegiate debut on bars vs. Michigan, Illinois and Western Michigan, recording a team-high 9.750 (Jan. 9) ... Performed on balance beam for the first time at Penn State (Jan. 24) ... Competed on floor exercise for the first time in her career at Ohio State (Jan. 31) ... Performed on vault at Pittsburgh (Feb. 20) for the first time in her career, and picked up her first career top-three finish, taking third place on bars. Also, registered a 9.800 on uneven bars, a career-high ... Finished third in the all-around vs. California and Ball State (March 8), and tallied a career-high 38.275 in the all-around, performing in the event for the first time in her career. Also posted a career-high 9.725 on vault ... Recorded a career-high 9.775 on balance beam and a 9.825 on floor exercise at New Hampshire (March 15) ... Performed on uneven bars, balance beam and floor exercise at the Big Ten Championships (March 21) ... Performed in the all-around at the NCAA Central Regional (April 4).
Prior to Michigan State: Four-time Level 10 National Qualifier (2005-2008) ... Finished 26th in the all-around in 2005, 12th in 2006, fourth in 2007 and fifth in 2008 ... Recorded a sixth place finish in bars in 2006, third place in 2007 and second in 2008 ... Eighth in beam in 2007 ... Junior Olympic National Team member in 2007 and 2008 ... Level 9 Eastern National Qualifier in 2003 ... Named an Illinois State Scholar and on the high honor roll all four years of high school ... Member of the United Gymnastics Club for coach Glen Willmeng.
Personal: Born Nov. 3, 1989 in Hazel Crest, Ill. ... Daughter of Joe and Berni Berg ... Has two sisters, Gina and Christina, and a brother, Brett, who attends MSU ... A pre-med major.