Megan Shupe Pessoa
All Around 0
Salt Lake City, 
Last School
Cottonwood High School
Roster Years


  • Parents are Paul and Janie
  • Has three brothers and one sister
  • Began gymnastics at the age of 12
  • Enjoys performing on the vault the most because she says it is all about power
  • Likes snow skiing and water skiing
  • Majored in speech language pathology and audiology
  • Married to Fernando Pessoa who competed for the BYU volleyball team

Before BYU

  • Graduated from Cottonwood High School
  • Level 8 State Champion
  • Finished sixth at Level 8 regionals
  • Took 3rd place at Level 9 State Championships
  • Level 7 Summer Games champion


Season Highs:

Year: Vault:
2002 9.800
2003 9.825
2004 9.875
BYU Hall of Fame

Freshman Year

Sophmore Year 2002

  • Competed on vault in every meet of the season
  • Scored a career-high 9.800 in four of the final five meets of the season
  • Injured her ankle on vault at Utah, but returned only two weeks later to score yet another 9.800 at the South Central NCAA Regional meet
  • Academic All-American
Junior Year 2003

  • Competed on vault in every meet of the season
  • Scored a career-high 9.825 twice, once against Kentucky (2/28) and SUU (3/25)
  • Academic All-American
Senior Year 2004

  • Missed just one meet
  • Posted a career-high 9.875 on vault against Utah State (3/12)
  • Academic All-American
Graduate Year

Redshirt Year

Medical Redshirt Year