Transferred to Penn State following the spring 2013 semester.
SOPHOMORE SEASON (2013)
A strong performer on vault who competed in eight of 15 meets during the season … Only saw action on vault during the year … Averaged a 9.897 on vault, tied for second on the team with Sarie Morrison … Captured two vault titles – at Auburn (2/22) with a 9.925 and at Kentucky (2/1) with a 9.90 … Earned a 9.90 or better in six of her eight vaults … Posted a career high 9.925 on vault twice – at Auburn and vs. Alabama (3/8) … Trained as an all-arounder and provided depth on bars, beam and floor … Missed the NCAA Championships for disciplinary reasons … Did not earn a letter.
FRESHMAN SEASON (2012)
A mainstay in the vault, bars and beam lineups, and she also competed on floor throughout the season … Earned season highs of 9.90 on vault against Washington and Seattle Pacific (2/17), 9.825 on bars (twice), 9.85 on beam (three times), 9.825 on floor at Florida (2/10) and 38.875 in the all-around at the NCAA Championships Semifinal I (4/20) … Saw action on bars in all 14 meets, while she competed on beam in 12 meets, vault in eight meets and floor in seven meets … Won two individual titles during the season – vault title at Washington with a 9.90 and the beam title versus West Virginia with a 9.85 … Competed in the all-around against Auburn (1/13), Iowa (3/9) and at the NCAA Championships … Earned 19 scores of 9.80 or higher during the season with six each on vault and bars, five on beam and two on floor … Had arguably her best meet of the season against Alabama (2/24) when she produced 9.85’s on vault and beam and a 9.80 on bars … A member of LSU’s outstanding freshman class that contributed greatly to the team’s success.
Trained at Kokokahi Gymnastics under coaches Bruce Burns and Suzie Gamble … Competed as a level 10 gymnast in 2010 and 2011 … Three-time U.S. Nationals qualifier and three-time J.O. National Championships qualifier … Captured the beam title and finished third in the all-around at the 2011 Region 2 Championships … Member of the U.S. National Team as a junior international elite competitor in 2008 after placing fifth on beam and eighth in the all-around at the Visa Championships … Graduated a year early from Myron B. Thompson Academy in Honolulu, Hawaii … Member of the National Honor Society in high school.
Full name is Randi Kili Lau … Born March 1, 1994 … Daughter of Robert and Susan Lau … Has one younger sister, Taylor, and one younger brother, Robby … Majored in child and family studies before transferring.
LAU’S CAREER HIGHS
Vault: 9.925 (twice; Last: 3-8-13 vs. Alabama)
Bars: 9.825 (twice; Last: 3-16-12 vs. West Virginia)
Beam: 9.850 (three times; Last: 3-16-12 vs. West Virginia)
Floor: 9.825 (2-10-12 at Florida)
All-Around: 38.875 (4-20-12 at NCAA Championship Semifinal I)
LAU’S CAREER INDIVIDUAL TITLES