Aggies outduel Hornets, 194.525-194.400, in first of two 2018 home-and-home meetings
HIGH SCHOOL/CLUB: Graduated summa cum laude from Presentation HS in 2017... Competed for Airborne Gymnastics from 2009 through 2017... Began Level 10 gymnastics in 2014, reaching Region 1 championships each year since... Finished T10th, T4th, 5th and 8th on floor at regional from 2014 through 2017, respectively... Also placed T5th on vault at 2017 regional, weeks after winning state title in that event.
PERSONAL: Born in San Jose, Calif... Majoring in neurobiology, physiology & behavior... Parents are James & Elizabeth Landess... James graduated from UC Davis in 1982... Older of two sisters, along with Amelia (13)... Career highlight was winning vault, bars and all-around titles at 2015 NorCal state meet... Top three bucket-list items: work on a film set, skydive, and visit her grandparents' birthplace in China.