Melissa Mann
Melissa Mann


North Vancouver, B.C.

High School:
Sentinel Secondary High School




Redbird Gymnastics Earns Academic Honors

Six Redbirds were recognized individually for their hard work in the classroom.


ISU Student-Athletes Earn Valley Academic Honors

A total of 205 Redbird student-athletes were named to the MVC Honor Roll.


Redbirds Send Two Gymnasts to the NCAA Regional

The Illinois State gymnastics team sends two all-around gymnasts and two alternates to the NCAA Champaign Regional.


Redbirds Travel to Illinois-Chicago for MIC Championship

Illinois State will take on Midwest Independent rivals for the annual MIC Championship


The Redbirds Fall to Northern Illinois, Despite Season High Scores

Illinois State recognizes seniors on Sunday afternoon for their last home meet in Horton Field House.


Illlinois State vs. Ball State

Illinois State Gymnastics vs. Ball State (1/8/12)

2012 Season: Competed consistently in every meet on balance beam and once on floor exercise... charted a season-high score of 9.825 on balance beam against Michigan State (Jan. 28)... was selected as an alternate in the NCAA Regional on the balance beam

2011 Season: Consistently competed on the balance beam ... charted a season-high 9.800 on the beam twice (Feb. 11 and Feb. 18).

2010 Season: All-Midwest Independent Conference First-Team Selection ... chosen as alternate for the NCAA Regional on the balance beam ... charted a career-high 9.850 on the balance beam at the Missouri Cat Classic (Feb. 26) ... against UW-Oshkosh and Winona State (Jan. 31), scored a career-high 9.700 on the vault ... named to the AFNI Athletics Honor Roll.

2009 Season: Named to the All-Midwest Independent Conference First-Team Selection ... competed on the vault and balance beam ... missed two meets due to illness ... set a career-best on the vault with a score of 9.675 against Central Michigan (Jan. 9) ... tallied another career-best on the balance beam against UIC (Feb. 25) with a score of 9.825 ... participated in the floor routine throughout the season, scoring a career-best 9.500 against SEMO (Jan. 4) ... placed second on the balance beam at the MIC Championships ... named to the AFNI Honor Roll.

Sentinel Secondary School: Competed with Flicka Gymnastics ... competed at Nationals eight years in a row ... devoted the past year to train for the Elite Canada ... from the same club team as former ISU gymnast Cheryl Berezan.

Personal: Born: June 14, 1989 ... daughter of Jim and Pamela Mann ... major: biochemistry and molecular biology ... favorite quote: "One day your life will flash before your eyes, make sure it's worth watching."