Megan Alvarez
Megan  Alvarez


Villa Park, Ill.

High School:
Willowbrook HS

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.

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.


Ramler, Lu Bring in B1G Championship Hardware

Ramler, Lu Bring in B1G Championship Hardware

3/24/2018 - W. Gymnastics

Lexy Ramler was named the Big Ten Freshman of the Year and Ivy Lu scored a 9.950 on bars to tie for the Big Ten Championship bars title at the B1G Championships this evening.

Meet Preview: B1G Championships

Meet Preview: B1G Championships

3/22/2018 - W. Gymnastics

The No. 23 Gophers just landed in Champaign, Ill. in preparation of the Big Ten Championships. They will compete in the evening session on Saturday starting on vault at 7 p.m.

Trilingual Champion: Gymnast Ivy Lu

Trilingual Champion: Gymnast Ivy Lu

3/23/2018 - W. Gymnastics

Sophomore gymnast, Ivy Lu is a gopher to keep your eye on! She's ranked #1 in the country on uneven bars, but that’s nothing compared to her upbringing!

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