Just going to the NCAA National Championships for your sport is a big deal for any college athlete. If you can come home with something you’ve been working for since before you were in grade school, it’s that much sweeter. Arizona GymCat Sirena Linton did just that in Fort Worth on Thursday when her score qualified her for recognition as a second-team WCGA All-American on the balance beam.
“That’s always been a dream of mine to become an All-American,” Linton said. “I always joke with Taylor (Spears), and I tell her that I want my picture on the wall next to hers in our gym because we put our All-Americans up.