Hawk Item… Working with team as administrative assistant following career-ending injury.
2013… Academic All-Big Ten honoree… competed in the all-around eight times… posted a career-high 39.350 in the all-around against Minnesota, finishing second… was the Hawkeyes’ lead scorer on vault, winning the title in victory against Iowa State with a career-best and team season-high 9.925… won the bars title with a career-high 9.875 against Michigan State and Illinois-Chicago… scored a career-best 9.825 on beam twice against Penn State and Illinois… earned a career-high 9.900 on floor against Michigan State and Illinois-Chicago, tying for first place.
2012… Named Big Ten Freshman of the Week (1/9/12) after leading the GymHawks with top-10 finishes on vault (9.80), floor (9.775), and all-around (38.950)… competed in every meet, appearing in the all-around on 12 occasions… earned a career high of 9.80 on the vault against Minnesota… scored a career best 9.825 on the bars against Minnesota… posted a career high 9.800 on the beam against Texas Women’s, BYU, and S.E. Missouri… scored above a 9.70 on the floor exercise nine times, marking a career high of 9.850 against Penn State… tied for 15th in the all-around at the Big Ten Championships, posting a career high 39.025.
High School… Represented Canada at the 2010 World Championships and 2010 Commonwealth Games… competed at 2010 Canadian Championships Senior, finishing 11th in the all-around and eighth on floor… finished eighth in the all-around at 2009 Elite Canada Senior… competed at 2008 Canadian Championships Senior, finished eighth in the all-around and seventh on floor… competed at 2007 Elite Canada Senior, finishing sixth in the all-around, fourth on bars, fourth on beam and eighth on floor… 2007 Pan American Games competitor… competed at 2007 Canadian Championships Senior, finishing first on floor and 10th in the all-around… competed at the 2007 L’International Gymnix Senior, finishing ninth in the all-around, sixth on beam and third on floor… trained at Bluewater Gymnastics Club in Sarnia, Ontario, Canada…coached by Dave and Liz Brubaker.
Personal… Parents are Dave and Shirley Willis… English and journalism major.
|Vault||9.925||vs. Iowa State||3/8/13|