MSU Gymnastics Holds Annual Green and White Scrimmage
EAST LANSING, Mich. – The Michigan State gymnastics team will hold its annual Green and
White meet on Sunday, Dec. 2, at 1 p.m. at third floor practice arena in Jenison Field House.
This event will be the first opportunity for the public to view the 2013 season routines.
Spartan gymnastics returns nine members from the 2012 season including Taira Neal who was
honored as second team All-Big Ten last season. Neal was also nominated by her teammates
to serve as captain this season. Other returners from the previous season are Gillian Carr, Alina
Cartwright, Dani Levy, Kelsey Mazur, Ashley Noll, Alex Pace, Ashley Stevenson and Carson
This season there will also be eight fresh faces on the MSU gymnastics roster. Jodi Andrews,
Lisa Burt, Nicola Deans, Kate Filosi, Taylor Gantz, Brittany Holmes, Kelsey Thomas and
Christine Wilson join the team as freshman for the 2013 season.
Levy will be captain of the green team while Neal will serve as captain of the white team.
The scrimmage will be free of charge. Food and other donations are encouraged for the family
that MSU gymnastics has adopted during the holiday season.
Guest celebrities judging the event will include Harriett Dean, the president of the Gymnastics
Booster Club, and a surprise representative from Auto-Owners Insurance. Michigan State
gymnastics head coach Kathie Klages will also be judging the event.
The Green and White will head to Ann Arbor, Mich. for its final exhibition event facing
Michigan on Friday, Dec. 7, at 7 p.m.