MSU improved its vault score for the third consecutive meet.
Spartans hit the road for the first time in 2018.
Freshman Lea Mitchell claimed the all-around title for the Spartans.
Junior Roya Shirley captures the all-around title with a 39.075.
2018 Season Opener Preview
2017: All-Big Ten Championship team selection... Tied a personal record of 9.900 on beam vs. then ranked no. 21 Arkansas... Tied her career high on bars of 9.900 against Iowa (1/13)... Finished first on bars four times this season... Won an event title in beam against then ranked no. 21 Arkansas (2/25)... Finished second on beam against UIC (1/6) and third on beam against Minnesota (1/20)... Scored a 9.800 on bars at NCAA Regionals in Champaign, Ill. (4/1).
2016: Received an exhibition score of 9.450 on beam and an exhibition score of 9.600 on bars against Iowa (1/15) ... Officially competed for the first time and scored a 9.675 on bars at Minnesota (1/23) ... Made her official Spartan debut on beam (9.275) against Rugters, Towson and Pittsburgh (1/30) ... Notched a 9.825 on bars at Michigan (2/14) to tie for third in the event ... Earned a 9.825 on bars vs. Illinois (2/19) to place fourth on the event ... Posted a 9.650 on beam at Illinois State with UW-Stout and Western Michigan (2/28) and a 9.775 on bars ... Garnered a 9.800 on bars and a 9.725 on beam at Cal with Southern Utah and Lindenwood (3/4) ... Collected a 9.875 on bars to tie for second, as well as a 9.750 on beam at Boise State (3/6) ... Shared the title on bars with a career-best 9.875 and impressed with a career-best 9.900 on beam at the Big Five meet (3/12) to tie for third ... Tied her career best with a 9.900 at the Big Ten Championships at Nebraska (3/19) to tie for third overall and earn a spot on the All-Big Ten Championships Team.
2015: Made her Spartan debut at Rutgers (1/31), scoring a 9.200 on beam ... Set a career-best 9.850 on beam against Arizona, Bowling Green and Eastern Michigan (3/6), winning the event for the first time in her career ... Tied her career-high 9.850 on beam at the Big Five Meet (3/14).Prior to Michigan State: Graduated from Our Lady of Mount Carmel in 2014... Named Athlete of the Year in 2013... Received four awards for best dance choreography at Canadian National Championships... Competed on the 2013 Canadian National Open Team - placed first all-around as team and individually... Daughter of Steve and Esta Lemon... Majoring in Kinesiology.