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.
Katie Won is making her third appearance at an NCAA Regional.
SJSU: Second year at San José State.
2018: NCAA Salt Lake City Regional qualifier on vault and floor…qualified on vault with a 9.820 RQS and on floor with a 9.890 RQS… first team All-MPSF on vault, floor and in the all-around…won the vault title in the final home meet of the year with a 9.875…career-best 9.900 on vault at UCLA in March…scored a 9.800 or higher on vault in eight meets…scored a 9.900 on floor in the past four meets…scored a 9.800 or better in all 11 meets on the floor…competed in the all-around in all 11 meets…won the all-around title at UCLA with a 39.125 and placed third at the MPSF Championships with a 39.175…season-best 9.750 on bars in a home meet with Boise State and Iowa State…best score on beam was a 9.850 at the MPSF Championships.
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…would like work the massage therapy field…MPSF All-Academic Scholar-Athlete…likes swimming, drawing, traveling and going to museums…Taylor Louise Chan was born in Bunaby, British Columbia.
|Vault||9.900||at UCLA, March 13, 2018|
|Bars||9.750||Boise State, Iowa State, Feb. 9, 2018|
|Beam||9.900||MPSF Championships, March 18, 2017|
|Floor||9.925||Utah State, March 6, 2017|
|All-Around||39.175||at MPSF Championships, March 24, 2018|