Julianna Cannamela


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.

Competed on vault in seven meets … Set a season high of 9.875 in the leadoff spot against New Hampshire (3/10) … Totaled a 9.85 at Arkansas (2/10) … Posted scores of 9.825 on vault against SEC foes Georgia and Auburn as well as in the tri meet against George Washington and Iowa.

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.

Julianna has really matured in the gym and in the classroom. Her ability to work within the culture of our team is outstanding. She comes in the gym every day with the most positive and refreshing attitude. She is fun to work with in the gym. We are really looking forward to having her back in good health.
— D-D Breaux


Vault: 9.900
  (twice; Last: 4-16-16 at NCAA Super Six; First: 4-2-16 at NCAA Athens Regional)
Bars: 9.850
  (2-26-16 at Florida)
Beam: 9.850
  (4-16-16 at NCAA Super Six)
Floor: 9.050
  (1-14-16 vs. NC State at Lady Luck Invite)