Bethany Little
Bethany Little

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Franklin, Tenn.

High School:
Beech

Height:
5-3

Club Team:
Let It Shine Gymnastics


2007: Received Academic All-Big Ten and NACGC/W All-Academic accolades ... Appeared in two meets as a junior ... Posted a 9.575 on the vault and a 9.325 on the uneven bars in her season debut against Ohio State and Illinois-Chicago (Jan. 27) ... Tied a career high on the bars at the State of Michigan Classic (Feb. 3), finishing in a tie for fourth with a 9.800.

2006: Competed in every meet except season opener vs. Kentucky ... Registered 9.725 on vault and 9.525 on bars at Ohio State on Jan. 21 ... Finished third on vault (9.850), a career and season-high, at the Feb. 3 State of Michigan Classic ... Scored third on vault (9.700) and second on bars (9.750) at Ball State on Feb. 10 ... Earned 9.800 on vault vs. New Hampshire on Feb. 18 ... Career and season-high on bars (9.800) at Northern Illinois on March 5 ... Competed on vault (9.750) and bars (9.675) at the Big Ten Championships ... At Regionals, competed on vault (9.750) and bars (8.600).

2005: Competed in eight meets as a freshman for MSU ... Opened career with a 9.800 on vault on Jan. 7 quad-meet ... On Jan. 15 at Arizona, posted a season-high (9.850) on vault, capturing first-place in the event ... Posted a season-high (9.800) to finish second on bars vs. Ohio State on Jan. 22 ... Finished second on vault, with a 9.750 vs. Northern Illinois on Jan. 30.

Prior to Michigan State: Competed as a Level 10 gymnast for Let It Shine Gymnastics for coaches Tim Richards and Mandy Pavolick ... Participated in Level 10 gymnastics at the 2001-04 Regional Championships ... Garnered a fourth-place finish on the vault, fifth on bars and 10th all-around at the 2004 Regional Championship ... Posted a third-place finish on the beam and eighth all-around at the 2003 Regional Championship ... Attended the 2003 National Championship ... Participated in Level 9 gymnastics at the 2000 Regional Championship competition ... Earned two varsity letters as a member of her high school track team.

Personal: Born March 20, 1986 in Houston, Texas ... Daughter of Debbie and Terry Williams ... Majoring in social work.