GYM MAC Champions
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Jessi Buis
Position: All-Around
Height: 5'3"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Holland, Mich.
High School: West Ottawa
Club: Champion Gymnastics USA
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2014: Second Team All-MAC, MAC Specialist of the Week, NCAA Regional Quailifer (vault) ... collected team award as Gymnast of the Year & Outstanding Gymnast on vault ... finished first or runner-up on vault in all six MAC meets, winning four … finished first or second on vault in 9 of 10 overall meets and finished no lower than 4th ... took second at No. 11 Arkansas and fourth at No. 18 Penn State, both of which were multi-team meets ... during MAC season, also won beam once and placed second two other times and had a runner-up finish on floor with a career-best 9.825 (in her first season on floor) ... MAC vault and beam scores were counted towards team total in 6 of 6 meets, and floor routine was used in 5 of 6 ... tied career-high with 9.875 on vault (team season high, ties third highest in WMU history) and had a career-high 9.775 on beam ... tied for 13th at NCAA Baton Rouge Regional with a 9.825.

2013: Became the fourth MAC vault champion in school history, after scoring a career-high 9.875 at conference championships (3/23) ... MAC All-Tournament Team selection ... competed in all nine regular season meets, as well as MAC Championships on vault and was in balance beam lineup every meet but the first of the season ... finished first on vault in two meet regular season meets and runner-up in five others ... scored a 9.800 or better on vault in seven of 10 total meets ... twice scored a 9.700 on beam ... season averages were 9.723 on vault and 9.450 on beam.

Personal: Daughter of Tom and Bonnie Buis ... has two younger siblings, Taylor and Tommy ... born on Nov. 2, 1994 ... studying pre-nursing, carrying a 3.81 GPA.

Notable: Mother, Bonnie (maiden name Boggiano), is a former Bronco gymnast and 2006 inductee of the WMU Athletic Hall of Fame ... competed at WMU 1987-88, 90-91 ... won MAC title on floor exercise in 1987, helping WMU win team championship ... was MAC Senior Gymnast of the Year in 1991 and a two-time All-MAC honoree (1987, 1991).

 

Buis' Career Highs
Vault: 9.875 (2x, Last: at Central Michigan, 3/15/14)
Beam: 9.775 (at Eastern Michigan, 2/15/14)
Floor: 9.825 (vs. Ball State, 2/9/14)

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