The SAMMYS were handed out for academic, athletics and community service excellence.
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.
Taylor Chan finished tied for 6th on the floor and tied for 11th on the vault.
The four Spartans will compete on individual events throughout the meet.
SJSU: Third year at San José State.
2018: NCAA Salt Lake City Regional event specialist on beam…qualified with a 9.820 RQS on beam…first team All-MPSF on beam…finished second on beam at the MPSF Championship with a career-high 9.875…also scored a career-best 9.875 to win the beam title in a meet at Utah State with Sacramento State in January…scored a 9.800 or better on beam in six meets…also competed in 11 meets on bars…tied her career high with a 9.825 at the MPSF Championships.
2017: Competed in all 11 meets on bars and 10 meets on beam…averaged 9.593 on bars and 9.533 on beam…named MPSF Specialist of the Week after receiving a 9.825 on bars and a 9.800 on beam against Utah State…won a share of her only beam title of the season with a season-best 9.850 against Sacramento State…added a 9.825 on beam at the MPSF Championships…on bars, had a season-best 9.825 at California and against Utah State…added a 9.750 at the NorCal Classic and the MPSF Championships.
2016: Did not compete in a meet for the Spartans.
CLUB: Competed for Edge Gymnastics in Dublin, Calif., for coaches Kristin Shawler and Ben Corr…tied for second on the beam and was third on the floor, fourth on the bars and fifth in the all-around at the 2015 Level 10 state championships…tied for second on beam at the 2013 Level 10 state championships…won the 2012 Level 9 all-around state championship, the Level 9 floor title at regionals and qualified for the Level 9 Western Championships…during the 2015 season, won the all-around at the Great West Gym Fest and the bars title at the Black Tie meet.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from San Ramon Valley High School in Danville in 2015.
PERSONAL: Majoring in business with an emphasis in management…2017 & 2018 Arthur Ashe, Jr. Sports Scholar honoree…two-time NACGC/W Scholastic All-American…San José State Dean’s Scholar…two-time Academic All-MPSF honoree…father, Steven, is the creative director at a KRON television station…younger sister, Skylar, was Level 8 gymnast at Edge Gymnastics…likes going to the beach and hanging out with family and friends…Stephanie McKay Relova was born in Hayward, Calif.
|Bars||9.825||at California, Washington, January 21, 2017|
|9.825||Utah State, March 6, 2017|
|9.825||at MPSF Championships, March 24, 2018|
|Beam||9.875||at Utah State, Sacramento State, January 19, 2018|
|9.875||at MPSF Championships, March 24, 2018|