Emma Morgenthaler was born on December 17, 2001. She trains at Metropolitan Gymnastics in Washington. She will graduate from high school in 2020.
Emma began competing in 2009 as a level four. She placed in the top ten at the Fall State Championships. She finished second all-around at the 2010 State Championships. She moved up to level five in the fall where she placed first on beam and second all-around at the Fall State Championships. She quickly advanced to level six for the spring 2011 season. Emma moved up to level seven for the 2012 season. She won the all-around at the Roaming Gnome Invitational. She finished in the top ten at the State Championships. As a level eight in 2013, Emma finished third all-around at the Arizona Grand Invitational and Battle in Bellevue meet. She placed in the top ten at the State Championships. She had her best meet of the season at Regionals, breaking the 37 barrier, for an eleventh place finish in the all-around.
In 2014, Emma competed level nine. She won vault at the National Judges Cup and San Diego Classic. at the State Championships, she placed first on vault and eighth all-around. Emma also finished first on vault and eighth all-around at Regionals. At Westerns, she finished seventh all-around. In 2015, Emma finished second all-around and first on vault at the Rock and Roll Classic. She won vault, beam, floor and the all-around at the Roaming Gnome Invitational. She placed third all-around at the WOGA Classic. At the Battle in Bellevue meet, she finished first on vault and third all-around. Emma finished first on beam, third on vault and fifth al-around at the State Championships. At Regionals, she finished first on beam, third on vault and third all-around. Emma concluded her season at Westerns by placing fourth on vault, sixth on beam, sixth on floor and fourth all-around!
Emma began competing level ten in 2016. She won vault at the Chows Challenge. She won beam, floor and the all-around at the Great West Gym Fest. She finished first on vault and second all-around at the State Championships. At Regionals, she won vault and the all-around! Emma placed ninth on vault and 29th all-around at JO Nationals. During the 2016-2017 season, Emma finished first on bars at the Holiday Express meet. She won vault at the Battle in Bellevue. She won all five gold medals at the Roaming Gnome Invitational. Emma placed second on vault at the Charleston Cup. She placed first on vault and second all-around at the Cascadian Team Challenge. Emma finished second on vault, beam and the all-around at the State Championships. She finished first on vault and third all-around at Regionals. At JO Nationals, she placed ninth on vault and 36th all-around.
2017: JO Nationals- 9th VT, 36th AA
2017: L10 Regional VT Champion
2016: JO Nationals- 9th VT, 29th AA
2016: L10 Regional VT & AA Champion
2016: L10 State VT Champion
2015: L9 Westerns- 4th VT, 6th BB, 6th FX, 4th AA
2015: L9 Regionals- 1st BB, 3rd AA
2015: L9 State & Regional BB Champion
2014: L9 Westerns- 7th VT
2014: L9 State & Regional VT Champion
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