Michelle Shnayder
Michelle Shnayder
Year: Junior
Hometown: Lincolnshire, IL
High School: Stevenson
Position: All-Around

As a Sophomore in 2012: Competed all-around for the Bears this season and qualified for the USAG Collegiate Nationals in the all-around …  Was the team’s Most Valuable Gymast … Earned Second Team All-ECAC honors after posting a 9.80 on the floor to finish fifth overall … Named the ECAC Gymnast of the Week on March 7 after combining for a career-high 38.825 in the all-around, while also posting a career-high on vault (9.775) … Was an ECAC All-Academic Team selection. 

As a Freshman in 2011: Made a huge impact on the Bears in her rookie season … Qualified to compete in the USAG Nationals on the floor exercise and was named a First Team USAG All-American after earning a 9.7 … Named a NACGC/W Academic All-American and selected to the ECAC All-Academic Team … Earned ECAC Rookie of the Week honors after post a personal best score on the beam on March 12 with a 9.750 to help Brown break a school record on the event with a 48.8 … She registered a career-high 9.825 on the floor during the Ivy Classic and also in a meet against Bridgeport … Also posted a career-high 9.675 on the vault.

Before Brown: A four-year Level 10 competitor and three-time JO National Qualifier for the Buffalo Grove Gymnastics Center ... In 2010, earned personal bests of 9.725 on vault, 9.125 on bars, 9.475 on beam, 9.6 on floor and 37.650 all-around ... Placed second all-around and first on floor at the Illinois State meet, earned seventh all-around at Region V Championships and
finished 14th all-around at the women's Junior Olympic National Championships ... In 2009, finished 17th all-around at the JO National Championships ... Also a Level 9 National Qualifier in 2006 ... Member of the National Honors Society, Gold Honor Roll, was an Illinois State Scholar, AP Scholar with Honor, and was selected to the National Society of High School Scholars.