AS A JUNIOR (2016): Competed in all 11 meets as a beam and floor specialist… Recorded a career-high 9.750 on floor at the MIC Championships on March 19… Tied her career-high 9.750 on beam at Western Michigan (March 8) and placed fifth… Earned a 9.725 on beam at both the Denver Quad (Feb. 27) and the Illinois Classic (March 5)… Tied for fourth at Northern Illinois with a 9.625 on beam… Tied for sixth on floor against Lindenwood on Feb. 22 with a score of 9.700… Notched a 9.650 on floor at Western Michigan (Jan. 9) and again against Alaska (Feb. 14).
AS A SOPHOMORE (2015): Tied for second on beam following a career-high 9.750 performance against Western Michigan (Feb. 8)... Matched her career-high on floor (9.725) at the MIC Championships on March 21... Earned a career-high 9.425 on vault while also earning seventh on beam (9.675) and tying for fourth on floor with a 9.675 against Southeast Missouri (March 15)... Scored a 9.625 on floor against Eastern Michigan (Feb. 15)... Earned a 9.675 on floor at the Illinois versus Michigan meet (Jan 31).
AS A FRESHMAN (2014): All-State and All-Conference Academic Team member ... Scholastic All-American honoree ... rotated between vault, beam and floor in nine meets ... scored 9.700 on floor in her first meet as a Flame against Arizona (Jan. 11) ... tied for second on beam (9.675) and took fifth place on floor (9.725) against Lindenwood (Jan. 26) ... produced a season-high 9.725 on beam against CMU, EMU, and Illinois State (Feb. 1)
PREP AND PERSONAL: Graduated from East Greenwich Public High School (R.I.) ... at Level 10 for the 2012-13 season, finished second AA at the local meet, sixth AA at the Manhattan Classic, ninth AA and beam finalist at the Heartland Classic, seventh AA at state, 10th AA at regionals and 12th AA at the NIT National Qualifier ... during 2011-12, came in first AA at the local meet, third AA at the Boston Classic and petitioned at the regional qualifier ... for 2010-11 at Level 9, went third AA, first on vault, third on beam and third on floor at regionals and second AA, second on beam and first on floor at state ... involved in concert band and dance ... biggest athletic thrill to date is competing in the 2013 National Invitational Tournament and placing 12th ... born Oct. 29, 1994, in Warwick, R.I. ... daughter of Joseph and Catherine DeCesare ... has four siblings, Caite, Thomas, Caroline and Mara ... currently enrolled as a Kinesiology major
CAREER BESTS Vault: 9.425- Southeast Missouri (March 15, 2015) Beam: 9.750 - Western Michigan (Feb. 8, 2015), Western Michigan (March 8, 2016) Floor: 9.750 - MIC Championships (March 19, 2016)