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Alex Witt
Alex  Witt

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Odessa, Fla.

High School:
Steinbrenner

Height:
5-4

Event:
V, UB

Club Team:
LaFleur's Gymnastics


04/25/2015

No. 22 Women's Gymnastics Holds Annual Awards Banquet

Nittany Lions set school record for team score at a Big Ten Championships in 2015

04/04/2015

No. 13 Women's Gymnastics Finishes 2015 at NCAA Regional Championships

Tsang posts a fifth place showing in the all-around with a 39.100

03/23/2015

No. 13 Women's Gymnastics Heads to Oklahoma for NCAA Regional

Nittany Lions will make 34th straight NCAA Regional Championship appearance in Norman, Okla.

03/21/2015

Tsang Named Freshman of the Year, Helps No. 11 Lions Place Fourth at B1G Championships

Tsang becomes fourth Nittany Lion to earn Big Ten Freshman of the Year

03/14/2015

No. 12 Women's Gymnastics Finishes Second at B1G Five Meet

Tsang finishes third, Sanabria-Robles fourth in all-around

CAREER BESTS

Event Score Date Site/Opponent
Vault 9.800 3/2/12 vs. Michigan and UNC
Uneven Bars 9.875 2/28/14 Bridgeport, W. Mich & Yale

2014 (Junior Year)
Competed on uneven bars in six of the team's 14 meets, including the NCAA Regional Championships and at the NCAA Championships...Missed the first eight meets of the season due to a thumb injury... Named Academic All-Big Ten...Ranked tied for second on the team on the uneven bars...Scored 9.675 on the uneven bars at the NCAA Championships (4/18)...Placed second and scored a career-best 9.875 on the uneven bars in her return from injury against Bridgeport, Western Michigan and Yale (2/28)...Tallied a 9.850 on the event in the NCAA Regional (4/5) and scored 9.800 at the Big Ten Championships (3/22)...Scored 9.775 on the uneven bars at New Hampshire with Bridgeport and George Washington (3/8) and at No. 8 Michigan with Iowa and No. 13 Minnesota (3/15).

2013 (Sophomore Year)
Competed in four of the team's 12 meets... Competed on vault and uneven bars...Earned Academic All-Big Ten...Posted a season-best score of 9.725 on vault twice; vs. Ohio State (2/2) and in a tri-meet at Denver with Lindenwood (1/5)...Scored 9.700 on vault twice; vs. Iowa, Pitt and Penn (3/9) and at UIC (1/12)...Posted a career-best score of 9.650 on the uneven bars in a tri-meet at Denver with Lindenwood (1/5).

2012 (Freshman Year)
Competed in five of the team's 12 meets... Competed on vault...Earned a career-high score of 9.800 vs. Michigan and North Carolina (3/2)....Boasted a score of 9.725 on vault at Ohio State (2/25) and vs. New Hampshire (1/15).

Gymnastics Background
Competed for LaFleur's Gymnastics in Tampa, Fla. under the direction of Jeff Lafleur, Amanda Stroud and Billy West...Missed her senior season due to injury...Placed first on the uneven bars at the 2008 State meet ...Won floor exercise at the 2009 State meet...Finished eighth in the all-around, seventh on the floor exercise and fourth on vault at the 2010 Junior Olympic Nationals...Member of the National Honor Society and Florida Bright Futures at Steinbrenner High School.

Personal
Born Alexandra Nicole Witt in Tampa, Fla. on May 19, 1993...Daughter of Jeffrey and Barbara Witt...Has one brother, Ryan...Majoring in kinesiology...Names playing the violin and outdoor activities as her favorite hobbies, Two Door Cinema Club and Foster the People as her favorite entertainers, biology and kinesiology as her favorite subjects, the Tampa Bay Lightning as her favorite pro sports team and Dominique Moceanu as her favorite athlete...Says frozen yogurt and cupcakes are her favorite food, The Hunger Games series as her favorite book, " The Real Housewives " as her favorite television show, and Chicago and California are her favorite places to visit.

Why Penn State?
"The reason I chose to attend Penn State is the combination of amazing academic and athletic opportunities. There is so much love and support for this University everywhere you look, on and off campus."

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