Elizabeth Sander
2016-17 Gymnastics
Omaha, Neb.
Millard West HS
Nebraska Gold Gymnastics
Elizabeth Sander

2016 Freshman Season: Competed in the first meet of the season with a 9.500 on beam, 9.050 on floor and 9.000 on vault... Named an MIC Scholar Athlete and an NACGC/W Scholastic All-American.


Prior to Centenary:

Elizabeth competed for Nebraska Gold Gymnastics and head coaches Barb Bottieri and Andi Molina. Honors include:

  • Regional Qualifier 2010, 2012, 2013
  • Western National Qualifier 2012
  • 2013 Chicago Style Beam Champion
  • 2013 Regional Runner-Up on beam

Elizabeth is the daughter of Mike and Penny Sander and has one sister, Emily. While at Millard West HS, she was both a four-time Honor Roll and Academic Letter recipient as well as a Student Council and Spanish Honor Society member. She is the recipient of the Nan Christian scholarship at Centenary and is majoring in biology and occupational therapy.

Why Elizabeth chose Centenary: I chose Centenary because of the strong biology department, the small campus and small class sizes, and of course, the wonderful people involved with the gymnastics program.