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Marissa Rojas

Class Sr.
Hometown Canton, Mich.
High School Michigan Connections Academy
Marissa Rojas - Women's Gymnastics - University of Iowa Athletics

2024

  • Competed in all 12 meets on bars and beam
  • Scored 9.800 or higher eight times throughout the season
  • Made her 2024 vault debut at Big Ten Championships (3/23) scoring 9.800, career-high.
  • Had one top-three finish on beam at Minnesota (1/22) scoring a season-high 9.875
  • Matched her career-high on bars scoring 9.825 against Southern Utah (1/26)
  • Academic all-Big Ten
  • Letterwinner

2023

  • Competed in 11 of 12 meets.
  • Scored a career-best 9.825 on bars at Rutgers (2/18), tying for ninth place.
  • Scored a season-high 9.900 on balance beam against Iowa State (3/4), tying for fifth place.
  • Placed second on bars scoring a 9.800 and tying for sixth on balance beam after posting a 9.825 against Michigan State (2/11).
  • Scored seven 9.800 or higher on balance beam and had four 9.800 or higher on bars.
  • Spring semester Dean’s List
  • Academic All-Big Ten
  • Letterwinner

2022

  • Competed in all but three meets during the regular season
  • Won beam title at Michigan State (1/22), scoring a career-best 9.925
  • Tied for fourth on floor at Rutgers (2/11), scoring a season-best 9.875
  • Tied for third on bars at Iowa State (3/4) with a 9.750
  • Had a season-best 9.800 on bars at NCAA Regional Final (4/2).

2022 Honors

  • Big Ten Freshman of the Week on Jan. 25
  • WCGA Scholastic All-American
  • Named to Dean’s List during both fall and spring semesters.

High School

  • Two-time regional and national qualifier
  • Placed eighth in all-around at nationals in 2021, finishing with a 38.375
  • Finished second on floor at 2021 regionals (9.6) and posted four top-three finishes at state, placing second on bars (9.6) and vault (9.6) and third in all-around (37.850) and beam (9.4)
  • Competed at the 2021 Women’s Development Program National Championships, placing seventh on bars (9.700) ninth on beam (9.475) and eighth in all-around (38.375)
  • Finished fifth in all-around at Region 5 Regional Championships, tying for second on floor (9.600), fifth on bars (9.525), tied for sixth on vault (9.450) and seventh on beam (9.250)
  • Won the all-around at the MAG Classic in Motown
  • Has won eight all-around titles since 2014
  • Career bests including 9.6 (floor), 9.75 (vault), 9.65 (beam), 9.75 (bars) and 38.375 (all-around)
  • Club team was Michigan Academy of Gymnastics
  • National Honor Society
  • Coaches were Kamilia Gotcheva and Stoytcho Gotchev.

Personal

  • Born April 28, 2003
  • Daughter of Ricardo and Claudia Rojas
  • Has two siblings, Hannah and Ricky
  • Majoring in health and human physiology.

Career Bests

Event Score Opponent Date
Vault 9.675 vs. Eastern Michigan 1/8/22
Bars 9.850 at Big Ten Championships 3/18/23
Beam 9.925 at Michigan State 1/22/22
Floor 9.875 at Rutgers/vs. Kent State/vs. Ursinus 2/11/22
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