The MPSF Champions honored all academic and athletic award winners.
The SAMMYS were handed out for academic, athletics and community service excellence.
The three gymnasts represented San José State Saturday at the regional meet.
Katie Won, Taylor Chan and Rachel Heinl will represent the Spartans.
Taylor Chan was named the MPSF Freshman of the Year, while Shella Martinez received the MPSF Assistant Coach of the Year award.
SJSU: First year at San José State.
2017: NCAA Seattle Regional floor competitor…alternate selection for the beam…advanced to regionals with a 9.880 RQS…averaged 9.844 on floor…2017 MPSF Freshman of the Year…first team All-MPSF on vault and floor… seven-time MPSF Freshman of the Week honoree…won a share of the MPSF Floor Championship with a 9.875 to tie Alexis Brown of UC Davis…won at least a share of seven floor titles including six consecutive in February and March…competed on floor in 12 meets…season-high 9.925 in a home meet against Utah State…10th gymnast in school history to score a 9.925 on floor…also competed on vault and beam in 11 meets for San José State…season-best 9.800 on vault in two meets – Utah State and at Arkansas with Centenary…finished fifth on vault at the MPSF Championships with a 9.750…had a 9.700 or better on vault in 10 meets…tied for third on beam at the MPSF Championships with a school-record tying 9.900…scored a 9.800 or better on beam in four meets…tied for first on beam with teammate Stephanie Relova with a 9.850 in a home meet with Sacramento State…also won a beam title with a 9.850 against Utah State.
CLUB: Trained and competed for TAG Gymnastics…received the 2016 Sandra Hartley National Stream Athlete of the Year Award from Gymnastics BC…award presented to the highest-ranked National Novice or Open gymnast who trains in and competes for British Columbia…qualified for the Canadian National Championships for seven years (2010-16)…finished first on floor, third on bars and fourth in the all-around at the 2016 Canadian JO Level 10 Championships…eighth on vault at 2015 Canadian National Champions as her team finished third (Team BC)…fifth in all-around, fourth on beam and seventh on floor at 2015 Canadian National Championships…fifth on vault at 2014 Canadian National Championships…won vault at the 2013 Combs la Ville International Meet in France.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Centennial Secondary School in 2016.
PERSONAL: A kinesiology major…likes swimming and drawing…Taylor Louise Chan was born in Bunaby, British Columbia.
|Vault||9.800||Utah State, March 6, 2017|
|9.800||at Arkansas, Centenary, March 10, 2017|
|Beam||9.900||MPSF Championships, March 18, 2017|
|Floor||9.925||Utah State, March 6, 2017|