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Mickell Merrell Athlete Profile

Mickell Merrell

Positions: Vault, Floor, Bars Height: 5-2 Roster Years: 2009-2012 Hometown: Pleasant Grove, UT Last School: Pleasant Grove High School


  • Daughter of Paul and Jodi Merrell
  • Has two brothers and two sisters
  • Honor roll all four years of high school
  • Senior class president
  • Enjoys outdoor activities
  • Loves working with and coaching little children in gymnastics

Before BYU

  • Club Level 10 from 2005-2008
  • Attended All American Gymnastics for 15 years
  • Made it to regionals the past seven years 
  • On the regional team for two years
  • Regional competitor for seven years
  • Two-time Level 10 all-around state champion
  • Floor state champion for three consecutive years


Career Highs:

Vault: 9.825 vs. USU/SUU 2/25/12
Floor: 9.850 vs. Utah 3/18/11

2009 | Freshman Year

  • Competed in every meet on floor and all but one meet on vault as a freshman
  • Led the Cougars once on the floor
  • Steadily progressed throughout the season on vault, culminating in a career-best 9.650 against Utah in the last meet of the year
  • Topped 9.700 on floor three times
  • Recorded a career-best 9.775 on floor at the Utah Quad meet to lead the Cougars

2010 | Sophomore Year

  • Competed in every meet for BYU on floor
  • Scored a team-high and personal career-best 9.800 on floor against Denver and Utah State (2/5)
  • Received a 9.600 or higher nine times throughout the season

2011 | Junior Year

  • Posted a career-high 9.800 on vault four times against LSU (2/4), TWU (2/11), Arizona (2/26) and SUU (3/7) 
  • Finished the sesaon ranked 19th on vault in the North Central region

2012 | Senior Year

  • Competed in every meet for the Cougars
  • Posted a career-high score of 9.825 on vault against SUU and Utah State (2/25)
  • Recorded season-high 9.825 on floor twice against SUU (3/19) and Boise State (3/23)