MEDIA INFORMATION Kendra Benak
Freshman 5-3 Traverse City, Mich. Grand Traverse Bay Gymnastics
Freshman 5-4 Lewisille, Texas Denton Gymnastics Academy
Club: As a level 9, she finished first on bars at the Eastern Nationals during her junior and senior seasons… Added a Nationals win in the all-around and regional victories on bars, beam, floor, and all-around…Took level 8 Regional titles on bars, floor, and the all-around… Earned the Strongest Kid Award through the YMCA… Member of Grand Traverse Bay Gymnastics, coached by Jennifer, Gina, Kelly and Betsy Van Deinse…Graduated in the top 2% of her class with a 3.96 GPA.
Club: Competed in the Junior Olympic National Invitational…Regional and State competitor…Member of the National Honor Society…Career-best scores of 9.375 (vault), 9.850 (bars), 9.675 (beam), 9.700 (floor), and 38.375 (all-around)…Graduated in the top 7% of her class with a 3.89 GPA. Personal: Born Sept. 26, 1997…Daughter of John and Stephanie Dennis…Majoring in Biomedical Sciences.
Personal: Born Feb. 10, 1998…Daughter of Kevin and Shonda Benak…Currently undecided on a major.
Freshman 5-3 Zephyrhills, Fla.. Tampa Bay Turners
Freshman 5-2 Crystal Lake, Ill. Crystal Lake Gymnastics
Club: Junior Olympic National Team member in 2016… Eastern National bar champion in 2011…Career-best scores of 9.625 (vault), 9.675 (bars), 9.350 (beam), 9.550 (floor), and 37.525 (all-around)…Graduated with a 3.95 GPA. Personal: Born March 12, 1998…Daughter of Chuck and Stacy Miller…Majoring in Wildlife Biology.
2017 GYMNASTICS GUIDE
Club: Member of two-time state-champion team in 2015-16…Took first on floor, second on vault, and sixth in the all-around…Regional qualifier, placing fifth on floor and seventh on beam. Personal: Born November 17, 1997…Daughter of Michael and Lisa Rumford…Majoring in Exercise Science.