The Spartan victory was highlighted by several first-place finishes for the Green and White.
Michigan State opened the 2016 gymnastics season at the University of Arizona
2018: Academic All-Big Ten selection ... Competed for the first time in the 2018 season on Jan. 27 in the quad against Rutgers, Pitt & Eastern Michigan, posting a 9.875 on floor, tying for second ... Earned a 9.850 on floor against Penn State on Feb. 4, tying for third and earning her second-straight score of 9.800 or better ... Competed on floor at Michigan on Feb. 10, tallying a 9.700 in the event ... Posted a 9.800 on floor against Illinois on Feb. 17, marking the third time in four meets she has earned a 9.800 or better on floor ... Tallied a 9.750 on floor in quad meet at Iowa State with Minnesota and UW Stout on Feb. 23 ... Posted a 9.775 on floor (T-2nd) and a 9.800 on vault, tying for first place at UIC on March 4.
2017: Academic All-Big Ten selection ... Recorded a career-high of 9.750 on vault at Penn State (2/4) ... Placed third on vault with a 9.675 vs. UIC (1/6) and scored a career-high 9.725 on bars … Earned a score of 9.700 on vault vs. Iowa (1/13) ... Recorded a score of 9.725 on floor vs. Minnesota (1/20) ... Recorded a score of 9.775 in a quad meet against Rutgers, Cornell and Ursinus (1/28).
2016: Made her Spartan debut against Arizona (1/8), placing seventh on floor with a 9.725 ... Placed second overall on floor (9.800) against Iowa (1/15) ... Earned a 9.750 on floor at Minnesota (1/23) ... Collected a 9.725 on floor against Rutgers, Towson and Pittsburgh (1/30) ... Notched a 9.825 on floor against Penn State (2/6) to place fifth overall ... Impressed with a 9.750 on vault at Michigan (2/14) and a 9.850 on floor to tie for third ... Earned a career-high 9.900 on floor vs. Illinois (2/19) to tie for first in the event and earn her first career individual event title ... Tied for second on floor with a 9.825 at Illinois State with UW-Stout and Western Michigan (2/28) and posted a 9.725 on vault for the second straight week, just missing her career-high 9.750 ... Matched her season-best 9.750 on vault at Cal with Southern Utah and Lindenwood (3/4) and collected a 9.825 on floor ... Tied for third on floor with a 9.850 at Boise State (3/6) and garnered a 9.725 on vault ... Posted 9.825 on floor at the Big Five meet (3/12) to make it six straight meets with a 9.800 or better ... Scored a 9.850 on floor in her first Big Ten Championship meet (3/19).
Prior to Michigan State: Competed for High Point Gymnastics Center in North Carolina, where she was coached by Buddy Thorburn and Rob Travers ... Was homeschooled through Forest Trail Academy ... Participated in the 2013 Junior Olympic National Invitational Tournament, where she placed first on vault, third on bars, fifth on floor, and second all-around ... Competed in the 2014 Region 8 Regionals, where she placed fifth on floor ... Competed in the 2014 Junior Olympic National Invitational Tournament, placed seventh on vault, fourth on floor, and fifth all-around.
Personal: Majoring in Criminal Justice ... Daughter of Bill Hendershot ... Has one sister, Hope.