Michigan State's gymnastics team celebrated its 2015 season on Friday evening with the annual team banquet
The Spartans will travel to Ames, Iowa to compete at Iowa State Region in the 2015 NCAA Regional Championships.
Sixty-eight Spartans student-athletes were recognized for having a 3.0 or better GPA.
The Spartans earned a No. 5 seed in the Iowa State Region of the 2015 Regional Championships
Senior Alina Cartwright led the Spartans on vault, bars and beam at the 2015 Big Ten Championships
Michigan State Gymnastics takes on Denver in celebration of the 2014 Senior Class!
MSU Gymnastics vs. Pittsburgh - 2014 Alumni Day
MSU Gymnastics takes on Illinois in the 2014 home opener at Jenison Field House.
2015: Named First-Team All-Big Ten ... Named Academic All-Big Ten ... Voted Most Valuable Gymnast by the team ... Received Coaches Award ... Earned five all-around crowns on the season, alongside nine additional event wins ... Ranked in the top 25 nationally all-around throughout the entire 2015 season ... Finished 23rd in the national all-around poll with a 39.345 RQS ... Posted an all-around career-high 39.475 at Minnesota (1/24) ... Marked a career-best 9.900 on floor at Iowa (1/18) and tied it at Illinois (2/20) ... Set a career-high 9.825 on vault against Minnesota (1/24) ... Won bars at the home opener against Minnesota (1/24), tying her then-career-high 9.900 ... Won bars at Illinois (2/20) with a career-high 9.925 ... Tied her season-high 9.900 on beam at Towson (2/27).
2014: Placed in the top three in the all-around competition in five meets, winning the crown three times ... Qualified for the NCAA Regionals for the second-straight season...Notched a career-high all-around score of 39.400, a career-high score of 9.800 on vault, set a season best of 9.900 to win the balance beam and a season-high of 9.875 on bars at the B1G Quad Meet (March 15)... Tied a season high of 9.825 on floor at the NCAA Regionals (April 5)... Finished first in the all-around against Pittsburgh on (Jan. 18), Western Michigan (Feb. 21), and at Texas Woman's Tri-meet (March 9)...Also earned individual wins on bars and beam vs. Pittsburgh (Jan. 18)...Placed first on the balance beam at Western Michigan (Feb. 21)...Tied for first place on the bars against Southeast Missouri (March 7).
2013: Placed top-three 11 times on the season...Recorded a season-high of 9.750 on vault at Nebraska (Jan. 19)...Tied for second in the all-around competition at Iowa (Feb. 8) with a score of 38.925...Notched a 9.850 on floor facing Ohio State (Feb. 16) for second place...Compiled a season-high of 9.850 on floor against Ohio State (Feb. 16)...Placed third on bars posting a 9.900 at Penn State (Feb. 23)...Tied for first place on balance beam at Penn State (Feb. 23) tallying a 9.925 to tie for ninth in the MSU record book for individual balance beam performance... Saw an all-around season-high of 39.325 at Penn State (Feb. 23) finishing second...Set a season-best of 9.900 on bars at Penn State (Feb. 23) and Big Ten Championships (March 23)...Named Big Ten Gymnast to Watch at the beginning of the season.
Prior to Michigan State: Graduated from Spruce Creek High School with summa cum laude honors... Member of ACE Gymnastics for 15 years coached by Ray Gnat, Joan Gnat, Beth Martin and Jon Lee... Named MVP senior year (2012)... Qualified to Nastia Cup twice, placed 11th the second time... Awarded third on beam at 2012 Nationals.
Personal: Born July 17, 1994...Daughter of Jim and Sharon Burt...Plans to major in kinesiology.