Taylor Bennion
Taylor  Bennion

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Murrieta, Calif.

High School:
Vista Murrieta HS '16

Height:
5-5

Event:
AA

Major:
Cognitive Science

Club:
SCEGA


HIGH SCHOOL/CLUB: Graduated form Vista Murrieta HS in 2016... Competed for Southern California Elite Gymnastics Academy for 13 years, including Level 10 for the last three... Tied for third in the all-around and finished among the top six on vault, bars and beam at 2014 Junior Olympics NIT... Two-time Region 1 qualifier at Level 10... Won Level 9 bars title at state, region and Westerns in final season before moving up.


PERSONAL: Born in Corona, Calif.... Majoring in cognitive science...  Parents are Yvette & Robert Bennion... Oldest of three siblings, along with Madison (14) and Rileigh (8)... Career plans are to become a speech therapist; ironically, her favorite academic course was American Sign Language... Great great niece of Mervyn Bennion, captain of the U.S.S. West Virginia, who saved his crew during the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor and posthumously received the Medal of Honor.