2018 Fist-Team All-American (VT)
Fiery competitor able to earn a spot in any lineup … Captured her first All-America honors at NCAA Championships in 2018.
JUNIOR SEASON (2018)
Competed in 15 of 16 meets on vault in different spots of the lineup … Earned All-America honors on vault after scoring a 9.8875 in the fourth spot of the lineup at NCAA Semifinal I … Put up a 9.875 on vault in the NCAA Super Six … Scored a 9.90 on vault at the NCAA Raleigh Regional to tie her career high … Posted scores of 9.875 at the SEC Championship, at NC State, at home against Texas Woman’s and at the Metroplex Challenge … Inserted as the anchor of the floor lineup at the last minute and secured the win over Alabama with a career-high score of 9.875 in front of the largest crowd in school history.
SOPHOMORE SEASON (2017)
Competed on vault in seven meets … Set a season high of 9.875 in the leadoff spot against New Hampshire …... Totaled a 9.85 at Arkansas … 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.
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 … Leadoff performer on vault … Had her best meet of the season in the NCAA Super Six 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 at Georgia … Posted a season-high 9.85 on bars in the win at Florida.
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 interdisciplinary studies.
CANNAMELA’S CAREER HIGHS
Vault: 9.900 (four times; Last: 4-7-18 at NCAA Raleigh Regional; 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: 9.875 (1-19-19 vs. Alabama)