Junior • AA • 1L • plano, texas • Plano east hs • woga
A talented competitor on all four events … Will push for a spot in the lineups as a junior after missing the first half of her sophomore season with an injury.
SOPHOMORE SEASON (2016)
Suffered a foot injury in fall practice and missed the first portion of the season ... Performed an exhibition routine on beam at Texas Woman’s (3/12) ... Provided depth on all four events but especially beam late in the season.
FRESHMAN SEASON AT PENN STATE (2015)
Competed in 10 of Penn State’s 11 meets … Saw action on all four events and competed in the all-around in the first four meets of her career … Posted career highs of 9.90 on vault, 9.85 on bars, 9.90 on beam, 9.825 on floor and 39.100 in the all-around … Won two individual titles, capturing the vault title with a 9.875 vs. Maryland (1/24) and the floor title with a 9.80 in a quad meet vs. Cornell, New Hampshire and Rutgers (1/10) … Competed on vault, bars and floor 10 times and beam four times … Scored a 9.825 or higher eight times, including five times on vault … Transferred to LSU after the season and enrolled in fall 2015.
Trained at World Olympic Gymnastics Academy (WOGA) under coaches Laurent Landi and Cecile Canqueteau-Landi … Four-time Junior Olympic Nationals qualifier …Won the Region 3 bars and beam titles and was the Texas State Champion in the all-around in 2014 … Captured the bars and all-around titles at the Region 3 Championships in 2013 … Attended Plano East High School.
Full name is Lauren Marie Li … Born Nov. 22, 1995 in Dallas, Texas … Calls Plano, Texas home … Daughter of Forest and Norma Li … Has two younger sisters, Lianna and Lindsey, and one younger brother, Lenneth … Her father was a collegiate athlete in China, competing in gymnastics, swimming and track.
LI’S CAREER INDIVIDUAL TITLES (All at Penn State)