2012 Cerise began the season as the lead-off to the vault lineup setting a season-high of 9.625 in a win over Stanford (1/27/12) ... served most of the season as the alternate to the vault lineup performing exhibitions on the event seven times with a top score of 9.775 against UCLA (2/17/12) ... moved into alternate role on floor late in the season and performed exhibitions three times with a best of 9.45 ... performed an exhibition on beam in season-opener scoring 9.575 ... trains all four events ... "hit" 3-3 competitive routines on the season.
Pre-Oregon State Cerise finished sixth in the all-around at the 2011 Junior Olympic National Championships and won the national title on the vault ... third in the all-around at the 2010 J.O. National Championships and made the J.O. National Team ... also finished third on beam and fourth on vault in 2010 at J.O. Nationals ... finished second in the all-around at the 2011 Region 1 Championships and first on beam ... at 2010 Region 1 Championships finished first on bars, beam, floor and all-around and second on vault ... trained at Wildfire Gymnastics under coaches Tom Wakeling, Rhonda Schwandt and Rick Watson.
Personal Born in Huntington Beach, California ... daughter of Lisa and Michael Witherby ... has one brother, Graham ... lists her biggest athletic thrill as "competing at J.O. Nationals" ... chose OSU "for its really good academics and gymnastics team. I love the campus and the OSU community."