Melissa Mann
Melissa Mann

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
North Vancouver, B.C.

High School:
Sentinel Secondary High School

Height:
5-4

Position:
All-Around

08/14/2012

Redbird Gymnastics Earns Academic Honors

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

06/29/2012

ISU Student-Athletes Earn Valley Academic Honors

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

03/27/2012

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.

03/23/2012

Redbirds Travel to Illinois-Chicago for MIC Championship

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

03/04/2012

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.

01/08/2012

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."