Meredith Sylvia was born in October in Tennessee to John and Kristin. She has two younger brothers, Ryan and Evan and two dogs, Brady and Bella. Currently, Meredith is a senior at Commonwealth Connections Academy. During her spare time, she likes playing piano & guitar, reading and painting.

Meredith started gymnastics at 18 months old in a Parent and Me class. At the beginning of her gymnastics career, she trained at Tataru's Gymnastics in Knoxville, Tennessee until the 2009 season. After Meredith's family moved to Allentown, Pennsylvania, she began training at Parkette's National Gymnastics Training Center.

As a level 4 gymnast in the fall of 2005, Meredith finished first on balance beam and in the all-around at the Music City Invitational. She won the vault title at the You're The One Invitational. She placed first on floor exercise and second in the all-around at the Level 4 State Championships. The next year, Meredith moved up to level 5. She finished first on balance beam, floor exercise and in the all-around at the Music City Invitational. She placed second in the all-around at the Level 5 State Championships.

In February of 2007, Meredith placed first on uneven bars, balance beam, floor exercise and in the all-around at the Buckeye Classic. Meredith competed as a level 6 gymnast in the fall. At the Intrigue Invitational, she placed first on uneven bars, balance beam and in the all-around. She won gold medals on uneven bars, balance beam and in the all-around at the Level 6 State Championships in November of 2007.

In 2009, Meredith competed as a level 7 gymnast. She placed first on uneven bars, balance beam and in the all-around at the Maryland Classic. At the Parkette Invitational, she won gold medals on vault, balance beam and floor exercise. The next day, she competed level 8, winning the balance beam and floor exercise titles. Meredith finished first on balance beam and in the all-around at the Excalibur Cup as a level 7. She finished first on vault, balance beam, floor exercise and in the all-around at the Sectionals. She competed at the Level 7 State Championships where she won gold medals on vault and balance beam and a bronze medal in the all-around. In the fall, she qualified for the National TOPs Testing.

Meredith moved up to level 9 for the 2010 season. She placed fourth in the all-around at the Maryland Classic. At the Parkette Invitational, she placed first on balance beam and second in the all-around. The next day, she competed level 10 where she won the balance beam title. Meredith placed second on floor exercise at the Fiesta Bowl Invitational and fourth in the all-around at the Excalibur Cup. In March, Meredith competed at the Gymnix International in Canada. She returned to level 9 for the rest of the season. She finished third in the all-around and first on balance beam at the Pink Invitational. At the Level 9 State Championships, she earned gold medals on floor exercise and in the all-around. In July, Meredith tested hopes pre-elite at the Elite Qualifier.

In 2011, Meredith started her season at the Maryland Classic where she finished first on balance beam and third in the all-around. She finished second in the all-around at the Parkette Invitational. At the Level 10 State Championships, Meredith won gold medals on vault, uneven bars, floor exercise and in the all-around. At the Level 10 Regionals, she placed first on balance beam and eighth in the all-around. Meredith qualified to junior international elite at the May Developmental Elite Camp. At the American Classic, she placed second on balance beam and floor exercise as well as fourth in the all-around. This qualified Meredith to the VISA Championships. She was unable to compete rest of the season due to hamstring injury.

Meredith started her 2012 season by finishing second on uneven bars and in the around at the Hill's Maryland Classic. She earned gold medals on uneven bars, balance beam and in the all-around at the Parkettes Invitational, qualifying to the Nastia Liukin Supergirl Cup in New York City. In February, Meredith traveled to Texas for the WOGA National Elite Qualifier where she finished sixth in the all-around as well as first on balance beam and floor exercise. At the Nastia Liukin Supergirl Cup, she finished third on uneven bars and eighth on floor exercise. In May, Meredith qualified to the VISA Championships after finishing first on floor exercise and in the all-around at the American Classic. In June, she traveled to St. Louis, Missouri for the VISA Championships, finishing 18th in the all-around and 12th on uneven bars.

In 2014, Meredith placed second in the all-around and first on vault and floor exercise at the Christmas on the Chesapeake. She won the vault title at the Hill's Maryland Classic. At the Parkettes Invitational, Meredith placed first on vault and uneven bars and second on balance beam. She did really well at the California Classic, finishing first on vault, floor exercise and in the all-around with a 37.225. At the State Championships, Meredith finished third in the all-around with a 37.625 and first on vault and uneven bars. She grabbed gold medals on vault, balance beam, floor exercise and in the all-around with a 38.650 at the Region 7 Championships. She qualified to the Junior Olympic Nationals in Jackson, MS where she finished sixth in the all-around with a 37.975. She also placed seventh on vault and ninth on floor exercise.

Currently, Meredith is preparing for the 2017 season as a level 10 gymnast. She trains about 36 hours per week at Parkette's National Training Center in Allentown, PA under coaches Bill & Donna Strauss, Robin Netwall, Joe Stallone and John Holman. Meredith is excited to join Auburn University gymnastics team in the fall of 2017.