Alexis Ortega of LaFleur’s Gymnastics has committed to North Carolina State University for the 2019-20 season.
Ortega began competing as a Level 10 gymnast in 2016. That year, she competed at the Florida State Championships on all apparatuses but beam, and tied for fourth on floor exercise. She qualified to her first Region 8 Championships, where she tied for ninth on both beam and floor and for tenth in the all around. She was named an alternate to the Junior Olympic National Championships. In 2017, she had an outstanding State Championships, where she won gold in the all around and on bars, tied for silver on vault and won bronze on beam. She qualified to the Region 8 Championships, where she tied for silver on beam, was fourth on vault and fifteenth in the all around.