Michigan State was represented by three Spartans at Alabama for NCAA Regionals.
Lisa Burt, Alina Cartwright and Taira Neal travel to Alabama to compete in NCAA Regionals.
Burt, Cartwright and Neal will compete at NCAA Regionals on April 6.
Neal and Burt named to the All-Championship Team.
Gymnastics Big Ten Championships will occur at Jenison Field House on Saturday, 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.
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