Rochelle Robinson
Rochelle Robinson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Chesapeake, Va.

High School:
Indian River

Height:
4-11

Club Team:
Ocean Tumblers



2009: A First Team All-Big Ten selection ... Ranked 21st nationally, fifth in the region and first in the Big Ten on uneven bars ... Tallied 10 top-three finishes, including six first place ... Captured seven top-three finishes on bars, including five first place honors ... Has 54 career top-three finishes, including 29 first place ... Tallied the team's top six scores on uneven bars, and registered eight of the team's 10 best scores on the event ... Scored a 9.800 or better on vault in nine of the 12 meets she competed in ... Notched a 9.800 or better on bars in 10 of the 13 meets she performed in ... Recorded a team-high 9.750 on uneven bars in quad meet against Illinois, Michigan and Western Michigan (Jan. 9) ...Set a new career-high on uneven bars with a 9.900 at the Chicago Style Invitational (Feb. 6) ... Tied her career-high on uneven bars at the Cat Classic (Feb. 27) ... Posted a season-high 9.875 on vault vs. California and Ball State (March 8) ... Led the team on vault and uneven bars at the Big Ten Championships, and tied for sixth overall on uneven bars with a 9.850 (March 21) ... Placed fourth on uneven bars and tied for eighth on vault at the NCAA Central Regional (April 4).

2008: Selected All-Big Ten Second Team ... Competed in all 14 meets for the Green and White, including participating in the all-around in five ... Recorded 22 top-three finishes, including a team-high 12 first-place ... Ranked 40th nationally on vault, and was ranked sixth on vault in the Big Ten ... Won the vault (9.800) in the season opener vs. Western Michigan (Jan. 11) ... Tied for the individual title on the vault (9.850) and bars (9.800) vs. Pittsburgh (Jan. 19) ... Tied for fifth on the bars at Michigan (Jan. 26) with a season-best 9.800 ... Scored team-high on the vault with a 9.900 to tie for third at the State of Michigan Classic (Feb. 2) ... Placed second on vault (9.850) and third on beam (season-high 9.800) against Maryland (Feb. 9) ... Won vault for the third time this season at Illinois (Feb. 16) with a 9.875 ... Posted a first-place finish on the vault for the second consecutive meet with a 9.850 at Iowa (Feb. 24), and tied a season-high on beam (9.800) ... Tied for first on the vault in a tri-meet with Ball State and Western Michigan (March 2) with a 9.850, tied for second on the bars with a 9.800 ... Won the all-around (39.325) and bars (9.875), and set career-highs in both against New Hampshire (March 9) ... Won or had a share of first in three events - vault (9.900, tied season-high), bars (9.825) and floor (9.825) at Auburn (March 14); Also placed second in the all-around (39.225) ... Won vault for the second-straight week and for the seventh time this season with a 9.850 at Arkansas (March 21); Also placed second in the all-around (39.250) and on bars (39.825) ... Tied for fourth on vault (9.850) and floor (9.850), and sixth on bars (9.850) at the Big Ten Championships (March 29) ... Qualified for the NCAA Championship with a fifth-place showing at the NCAA West Regional (April 12) in the all-around (39.025); Also tied for third on floor (tied season-high with 9.875) and tied for seventh on bars (9.825).


2007: A First Team All-Big Ten selection ... The only Spartan to qualify for the NCAA Championships (all-around); only the eighth non-alternate individual qualifier in Michigan State history ... Shared or won an individual event on 11 occasions - vault (7), floor exercise (2) and bars (2) ... In collegiate debut against Arizona (Jan. 12), placed third in the uneven bars with a season-best score of 9.850 ... Picked up her first individual titles in the next meet at Pittsburgh (Jan. 19), placing first on the bars, matching her career-high, and on the vault with a 9.850 ... Won the vault again at the Flip For The Cure Meet (Jan. 27) with a 9.950 ... Claimed three individual titles - the floor exercise with a career-best 9.925, the vault at 9.925 and the bars with a 9.825 - at the State of Michigan Classic (Feb. 3), earning her Big Ten Gymnast of the Week honors ... Named Co-Big Ten Gymnast of the Week the following week, after posting the first perfect 10 in Spartan history at the Fox Run Invitational (Feb. 10), en route to winning the vault ... It was only one of five perfect 10's on the vault in the nation ... Also second in the all-around (38.875) at Fox Run ... Finished second in the all-around (38.825) against Illinois (Feb. 17), including winning the vault (9.850) and tying for second in the floor exercise (9.800) ... Placed second in the vault (9.875) vs. Michigan (March 3) ... Won the vault (9.900) at No. 2 Florida (March 16) and also posted a career-best 9.825 on the beam ... Placed first on the vault for the second-straight week at Western Michigan (March 18) with a 9.875 ... Tied for first on the floor exercise in the regular season finale vs. NC State (March 23) with a 9.900 ... Finished second in the vault (9.875) at the Big Ten Championships ... Tied for eighth in the all-around with a season-high of 39.225 at the NCAA Central Regional; also tying for second on the floor (9.900) ... Finished 22nd in the all-around at the NCAA Championships with a 38.400.

Prior to Michigan State: Captured Junior Olympic National vault title in 2004 and 2006 ... Ninth-place finish on floor exercise at the 2004 Junior Olympic National Championships ... Level 10 competitor ... Trained at Ocean Tumblers Gymnastics under Diane Berry, Erin Berry, Rick Walker and Melissa Suter ... Qualified for 2006 Junior Olympic Championships ... Level 9 Eastern Nationals champion on the vault.

Personal: Born Aug. 29, 1988 in Virginia Beach, Va. ... Daughter of Ray and Gail Robinson ... Has two sisters, Jewel and Sabrina ... Has a niece, Aniya Skye ... Majoring in interdisciplinary studies in social science with a focus in human resources.