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Gloria Johnson
Position: All-Around
Height: 5'3"
Class: Sophomore
Experience: 1 Letter
City/State: Baton Rouge, La.
High School: Dunham HS
Other College: Elite Gymnastics
Major: Merchandising
Born: 05/01/1990
Gloria Johnson Bio
Courtesy: LSUsports.net (@LSUsports)
Release: 08/23/2011

2010 Second Team All-SEC

Received a medical hardship and will not return to the team after a severe foot injury ended her junior season in 2011.

JUNIOR SEASON (2011)
Suffered a foot injury early in fall practice ... Had surgery before the season and redshirted.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2010)
Earned All-SEC Second Team honors for her 9.875 vault at the SEC Championship (3/27) when she finished tied for fourth ... Contributed all season on vault and beam where she ranked fifth on the team on vault with a 9.790 average ... Averaged a 9.652 on beam ... Tied her career high on vault with a 9.90 to help LSU upset No. 1 ranked Alabama on Feb. 5 and she also added a 9.80 on beam ... Set a new career high with a 9.85 on beam against Texas Woman's (2/12) ... Provided a solid performance at the NCAA Northeast Regional at Penn State (4/10) when she posted 9.80's on vault and beam ... Tallied seven scores of 9.80 or higher on vault and five on beam.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2009)
Was solid on vault and beam as she competed in both events all season and also saw time in the floor lineup ... Proved to be one of the Tigers' best vaulters as she averaged a solid 9.818 in the event which ranked fourth on the team ... Scored four straight 9.825's on vault to open her career ... Earned SEC Freshman of the Week honors twice in back-to-back weeks for her strong performances against Alabama (2/13) and North Carolina and Illinois-Chicago (2/20) ... Helped guide LSU to its first win at Alabama since 1976 and took home SEC Freshman of the Week honors by posting a 9.825 on vault and a season-high 9.825 on beam as well as a 9.775 on floor ... Earned Freshman of the Week honors against UNC and Illinois-Chicago by scoring career highs on vault and floor with identical 9.90 scores while also posting a 9.80 on beam ... Picked up her first career individual title with her 9.90 on vault against UNC and Illinois-Chicago ... Posted 12 scores of 9.80 or higher on vault, four of 9.80 or higher on beam and three on floor ... Scored a 9.85 on vault at both the SEC Championship (3/21) and NCAA Central Regional (4/4) and scored a 9.80 on vault at the Super Six (4/17) ... Tallied a 9.80 on floor at the regional.

CLUB/HIGH SCHOOL
Coached by Johnny Moyal at Elite Gymnastics ...Set the Louisiana all-time record for level 10 at the State Championship in 2007 ... Won multiple Louisiana state all-around titles ... Finished second at the regional championship in 2007 ... Captured the beam title at the 2007 Junior Olympic National Championship ... Competed as an international elite level during the 2005 season ... Won the all-around at the National Training Center qualifier ... attended The Dunham School in Baton Rouge, La.

PERSONAL
Full name is Gloria Alexandra Johnson ... daughter of Seth James and Isidora Johnson ... Has two sisters, Jamie and Nicole ... Born May 1, 1990 ... Majoring in Fashion Merchandising at LSU.

JOHNSON'S CAREER HIGHS
Vault: 9.900 (twice; last: 2-5-10 vs. Alabama)
Beam: 9.850 (2-12-10 vs. Texas Woman's)
Floor: 9.900 (2-20-09 vs. North Carolina/Illinois-Chicago)

JOHNSON'S CAREER INDIVIDUAL TITLES
Vault: 1
Total: 1

 

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