Utah’s junior Makenna Merrell got married last July and is now known as Makenna Merrell-Giles.
Merrell married boyfriend Matthew Giles on 14 July 2017 in her home town, Pleasant Grove, Utah.
Merrell announced their engagement on Instagram last March, when she posted a picture of herself wearing her new engagement ring and passionately kissing her fiancé.
On her wedding day, Makenna was wearing a beautiful white lace dress with a train, while Matthew was wearing a black suit and a pink tie. Makenna’s flower bouquet was also made of white and pink roses.
Makenna Merrell-Giles is entering her junior year at Utah. She has had an outstanding career so far. She is a three-time NCAA All-American, a two-time All-Pac-12 Conference and a NACGC Scholar All-American. She has a career highs of 9.950 on floor, of 9.900 on beam and vault, and of 9.875 on bars. Her best all around score is a 39.475, which came against UCLA on 18 February 2017.
(A previous version of this article was published on WOGymnastikA).