Katie Won and Taylor Chan were named the Most Valuable Gymnasts for 2018.
Katie Won received her third consecutive honor, the most one student-athlete can receive from the MPSF.
The team recorded the best opening-meet score in school history.
The MPSF Champions honored all academic and athletic award winners.
For the third year in a row, a record-number of student-athletes are being honored for superior academic performance.
SJSU: Third year at San José State.
2018: Compete in five meets on floor and two meets on bars…scored a career-best 9.750 on floor in a home meet with Air Force, Central Michigan and Seattle Pacific…added a 9.725 on floor at UCLA…competed on bars in the first two meets of the season.
2017: Competed in nine meets for the Spartans whether on vault, bars and/or beam…performed on bars in nine meets…had a 9.500 average...season-best 9.850 at MPSF Championships…added a 9.775 in a home meet with Utah State…scored a 9.700 or better in six meets…vaulted twice during the season with a 9.725 at the NorCal Classic…also competed on beam at the NorCal Classic.
2016: Competed in three meets on vault and beam…season-best 9.750 on vault at Boise State with Southern Utah…added a 9.725 at home against Brown and UC Davis…season-high 9.650 on beam at UC Davis.
CLUB: Competed for Auburn Gymnastics Center in Auburn, Wash., for coach Brent Phelps…five-time Junior Olympic qualifier…finished 21st in the all-around at the 2015 Junior Olympics…won the bars and floor and finished second in the all-around at the 2015 Region 2 championships…won the all-around at the 2015 Chris Waller’s Heart of Champion and the All-American Invitational…finished second on the floor and third in the all-around at the 2015 Washington Optional state championships…tied for 12th on bars at the 2014 Junior Olympics.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Auburn Riverside High School in 2015.
PERSONAL: A communication studies major…would like to coach gymnastics after graduation…San José State Dean’s Scholar…NACGC/W Scholastic All-American…Academic All-MPSF honoree…likes swimming, cooking and volunteering…Kendal Madison Watts was born in Mount Vernon, Wash.
|Vault||9.750||at Boise State, Southern Utah, March 11, 2016|
|Bars||9.850||MPSF Championships, March 18, 2017|
|Beam||9.650||at UC Davis, February 5, 2016|
|Floor||9.750||Air Force, Central Michigan, Seattle Pacific, March 4, 2018|