Melena Purvis

2016-2017 Season (captain)

Grade :  Graduated 2017              Age : 17

Favorite Event : Bars or Floor, because I like to tumble and I like flyaways off the bars.
Least Favorite Event : Beam, because it is scary.
Most Memorable Gymnastics Moment : When Emily wiped out on a turn on beam.
Why do I love Gymnastics : Because I have  done it since I was little, I have lots of friends on the team, and it is different than any other sport.
Goal : Uprise, full
Favorite Gymnast:  Laurie Hernandez
In My Free Time : Gymnastics  (I have no free time)
Interesting Facts About Me : I’m really good at corn mazes
Something Funny, Interesting or Odd : I rescued a baby duck last year.
Favorite TV Show : NCIS & Quantico.
Favorite Subject : Anatomy
What I want to do when I grow up : FBI agent or animal cruelty officer.
Favorite Color : PINK
Facts About My Gymnastics Career : I have been in gymnastics since I was 4 years old, a kip was my hardest skill to get, a flyaway was my easiest skill to get.

Personal Stats:

2016-17 Season : Sr. – captain
  • OHSSGGCA Scholar-Athlete Award
  • Competed on Team at State Championship
  • District Runner-Up Team Member
  • NLL Champion Team Member
2015-16 Season : Jr.
  • NLL Champion Team Member
2014-15 Season : So.
2013-14 Season : Fr.
2014-2015 Season
Freshman 2013-2014 Season