SOPHOMORE • AA • 1L • WAXHAW, NC • PARKWOOD HS • SOUTHEASTERN
Outstanding talent who competed in all four lineups as a freshman … Consistent performer on vault who competed in the leadoff spot in 2016 … Could push for a spot in any lineup as a sophomore.
FRESHMAN SEASON (2016)
Saw action on vault in 10 meets, competed on beam in eight meets, competed on bars in four meets and performed one floor routine … By the latter portion of the schedule she established herself as a mainstay in the vault and beam lineups … Leadoff performer on vault … Had her best meet of the season in the NCAA Super Six (4/16) when she posted a career-high 9.90 on vault and 9.85 on beam to help LSU become national runners-up, the best finish in school history … Also scored a 9.90 on vault at the NCAA Athens Regional (4/2) at Georgia … Posted a season-high 9.85 on bars in the win at Florida (2/26) … Averaged a 9.843 on vault, 9.663 on bars and 9.603 on beam … Tallied five scores of 9.85 or higher on vault.
Competed as a level 10 gymnast at Southeastern Gymnastics for coaches Ludmilla Shobe and Galina Meliakina … Five-time qualifier to the Junior Olympic (J.O.) National Championships … Finished in the Top 3 of the all-around in 10 of 11 meets in her final club season in 2015 … Captured the vault, beam, floor and all-around titles and finished second on bars at the 2015 North Carolina State Championships … Won the bars title and finished second on beam, floor and the all-around at the 2015 Region 8 Championships … Finished in the Top 6 in the all-around in eight of nine competitions in the 2014 season … Won the bars titles at the 2014 Region 8 Championships and the 2014 North Carolina State Championships … Her best result at JO Nationals came in 2012 when she placed second on bars, third in the all-around and eighth on beam … Attended Parkwood High School in Monroe, N.C.
Full name is Julianna Marie Cannamela … Born June 26, 1997 in Pineville, N.C. … Daughter of John and Dawn Cannamela … Has three brothers, John Jr., Jacob and Joseph … Majoring in mass communication.