Height: 5'1"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Coral Springs, Fla.
High School: Marjory Stoneman Douglas


As a Sophomore (2017): Competed in all 13 meets on bars and nine meets on beam ... posted a 9.750 or higher on bars in 10 meets, including three 9.800s or higher ... reached 9.750 or higher on beam five times ... earned the bars title with a 9.800 in the season opener vs. West Virginia (1/8) ... notched a 9.750 on bars and 9.700 on beam at Penn State (1/21) ... earned a career-high 9.850 on bars vs. Michigan (2/5) ... earned a 9.800 on bars at the GW Pink Meete (2/17) ... posted a 9.750 on on bars in four straight meets including the Maryland Quad Meet (2/24), WVU Tri Meet (2/26), Maryland Five Meet (3/1) and B1G Five (3/11) ... tallied a 9.800 on beam at the WVU Tri Meet (2/26) ... notched a season-high 9.825 on beam at the Maryland Five Meet (3/1).

As a Freshman (2016): Competed in six meets on bars and five meets on beam ... posted a season-high 9.850 on beam and 9.675 on bars against Penn State (2/22) ... notched a 9.725 on beam at George Washington (2/28) ... tallied a 9.725 on beam in the Maryland Five Meet (3/6) while tying her career high on bars with a 9.675.

Before Maryland: Competed for American Twisters for 10 years ... 2014 Junior Olympics national beam champion ... 2014 Junior Olympics uneven bars silver medalist ... AP Scholar Award recipient ... member of National Honors Society, MV Alpha Theta, Key Club and Science National Honors Society in high school.

Personal: Born July 15, 1997 ... daughter of Robert Merino and Mary Anne Amrinas ... has one sister, Skylee ... came to Maryland for the prestigious academics ... wants to be a surgeon ... majoring in biology.

Bars: 9.850 (vs. Michigan, 2/5/17)
Beam: 9.850 (vs. Penn State, 2/22/16)

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