Did not see action during the 2012 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.
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.
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