Megan Alvarez
Megan  Alvarez

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Villa Park, Ill.

High School:
Willowbrook HS

Club:
Illinois Gymnastics Institute


2012 Season:
Did not see action during the 2012 season.


2011 Season:

Made her Golden Gopher debut on the road against Michigan State on Jan. 22 where she earned 8.925 on the uneven bars • Set her career-high bars score of 9.550 against Air Force on Jan. 29.


High School/Club:
A 2010 graduate of Willowbrook High School • Trained at Illinois Gymnastics Institute under coach Todd Gardinier • A member of the team that won the 2009 Junior Olympic Level 10 Illinois State Meet, where she placed seventh in the all around • Went on to the 2009 regional meet where she finished ninth on beam and 16th in the all around • A J.O. National Championship qualifier at level 9 in 2007.


Personal:
Was on the honor roll throughout high school and ranked in the top five percent of her high school class • A Civitas Social Studies Honor Society Member, and has helped to coordinate community service events through Relay for Life • Plans to major in kinesiology • The daughter of Ernie and Dolly Alvarez • Has two older brothers, Jonathan and Ian • Enjoys long bike rides, fishing with her dad and brothers, traveling and spending time with family and friends.

MORE HEADLINES

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The University of Minnesota women’s gymnastics team enters the season ranked No. 27 in the NACGC/W Preseason Poll and No. 6 in the Big Ten Conference Preseason Coaches’ Poll.

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11/30/2017 - W. Gymnastics

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