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Chanen Raygoza
Chanen  Raygoza


Upland, Calif.

High School:
San Dimas




Club Team:
Wildfire Gymnastics

Communication Arts and Sciences


Tsang Snags Career-Best on Senior Day, Impresses on Vault


Eight Nittany Lions Garner Academic Honors

National Association of Collegiate Gymnastics Coaches/Women (NACGC/W) honored eight Nittany Lions for academic success in 2016-17


Six Nittany Lions Garner NACGC/W Academic Honors

National Association of Collegiate Gymnastics Coaches/Women (NACGC/W) honored six Nittany Lions for academic success in 2015-16


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


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




Event Score Date Meet
Vault 9.850 3/12/16 Big Five Qualifier
Uneven Bars 9.900 3/14/15 Big Five Qualifier
Balance Beam 9.850 3/12/16 Big Five Qualifier

2017 (Junior Year)

Big Ten Distinguished Scholar...Academic All-Big Ten...Competed in seven meets on the uneven bars during the 2017 season...Opened the year with a 9.650 on the uneven bars at Illinois (1/29)...Posted a sixth-place finish on the uneven bars against Michigan State with a score of 9.800 (2/4)...Tallied a season-best score of 9.825 to place fourth on the uneven bars at Penn Quad Meet (3/5).

2016 (Sophomore Year)
Academic All-Big Ten...Appeared in the uneven bars and the balance beam lineup in 11 of 12 meets...Championship season: At the Big Ten Championships (3/19), Raygoza tied for 25th on the balance beam with her score of 9.750...Raygoza competed in the NCAA Regional Championships (4/2), tying for 19th on the uneven bars (9.825)...Regular season: In the season-opener against North Carolina State, Raygoza competed on the uneven bars, earning a 9.825, placing third overall (1/9)...Against Nebraska (1/16), Raygoza tied for third place on the uneven bars (9.825)...Against Illinois (1/29), she captured her first career uneven bars title (9.900)...Against Michigan State (2/6), she tied for third on the balance beam (9.800) and she finished third on the uneven bars (9.850)...In the season’s first quad meet against Alabama, Cornell and Denver (2/20), Raygoza competed for the first time on vault in 2016 scoring a 9.750 placing 13th...Against Big Ten opponent Maryland (2/22), Raygoza earned a career-best on the vault (9.800) to tie for second...Against Southern Connecticut, Temple, West Chester and West Virginia (2/26), she placed 10th on the uneven bars with a 9.750...At Arizona State (3/4), Raygoza finished second on the uneven bars (9.825), placed seventh on the balance beam (9.725) and took eighth on the vault (9.750)...At the Big Five Qualifier (3/12), Raygoza tied for fifth on the uneven bars (9.850), tied for ninth on the vault with a career-best 9.850 and tied for 14th on the balance beam with her career-best 9.850.

2015 (Freshman Year)
Competed in six of the team's 12 meets, including the NCAA Regional Championships ...Missed the first two meets of the season due to injury (foot)...Competed on the uneven bars in all five meets and competed on the vault once. Championship Season: Competed on the vault and uneven bars at the Big Ten Championships (3/21)...scored 9.800 on the uneven bars and 9.725 on the vault...Scored 9.800 on the uneven bars at the NCAA Regional Championships (4/4). Regular Season: Competed on the vault for the first time in her career at West Virginia (3/8) and scored 9.575...Also exhibitioned on the vault in a quad-meet vs. Brockport, Iowa State and Penn (2/28)...Set a career-best of 9.900 on the uneven bars to finish fourth overall at the B1G Five Meet (3/14)...Scored 9.850 on the event at West Virginia (3/8)...Also scored 9.650 at Pittsburgh (2/21) and 9.600 in a quad-meet vs. Brockport, Iowa State and Penn on the uneven bars....Performed exhibition routines on the event vs. Maryland (1/24), No. 24 Michigan State (2/7) and No. 24 Ohio State (2/14).

Gymnastics Background
Trained at Wildfire Gymnastics with Rick Watson, Tom Wakeling, Rhonda Schwandt-Haffman, Stephanie Calvert and Whitney Watson...Competed as a Level 10 gymnast from 2008-14...Was a Junior Olympic National Team member, two-time VISA U.S. National qualifier and a Junior International Elite gymnast...Missed her junior and senior seasons due to injury...Won the Region 1 Championship on the uneven bars and in the all-around in 2012...Placed 12th at the 2012 Junior Olympic Nationals in the all-around...Placed third in the all-around at the 2011 Junior Olympic Nationals, placing fourth on vault, fifth on the uneven bars and ninth on the floor exercise...Was the 2011 Region I all-around runner-up and won the title on vault and floor exercise.

Born Chanen Aubre Raygoza in Pomona, California, on March 14, 1996...Daughter of Joe and Sheryl Raygoza...Lists cooking and baking as her hobbies, Hunter Hayes as her favorite musical entertainer, English as her favorite subject, the Los Angeles Dodgers as her favorite professional sports team and Peyton Manning as her favorite athlete...Says ice cream is her favorite food, “Spongebob Squarepants” is her favorite television show, “Star Wars” is her favorite movie, Will Ferrell is her favorite actor, Melissa McCarthy is her favorite actress and Bora Bora is her favorite place to visit...Majoring in communication arts & sciences.

Why Penn State?
"I chose Penn State because it offers everything that I am looking for in a University."


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