2012 First-Team All-American (VT, AA)
2012 First-Team All-SEC
2012 Freshman All-SEC
2012 SEC Freshman of the Week (vs. Kentucky, vs. Alabama, vs. West Virginia)
One of the nation's elite all-arounders ... Returning First-Team All-American and First-Team All-SEC competitor ... Expected to continue her role as a high-end performer as a sophomore.
FRESHMAN SEASON (2012)
Captured First-Team All-America honors on vault (9.925) and the all-around (39.475) at the NCAA Championship Semifinal I (4/20) ... Won the all-around in Semifinal I with the 39.475 and finished tied for seventh at the championships ... Finished seventh on vault with a 9.7313 at the NCAA Individual Event Finals (4/22) ... Became the seventh freshman in LSU history to earn First-Team All-America distinction, joining Jeanie Beadle (1977), Sandra Smith ('80), Jennifer Wood ('93), Shanyn MacEachern ('99), Lauren Companioni (2002) and Susan Jackson ('07), and Courville is one of only three LSU freshmen to earn multiple First-Team All-America honors, joining Smith (VT, FX) and Wood (VT, UB) ... She is the first LSU gymnast to achieve First-Team All-America status in the all-around as a freshman ... Led the team with 17 individual titles with seven on vault, four in the all-around, and two each on bars, beam and floor ... Won all-around titles vs. Kentucky (2/3), at Washington (2/17), vs. Alabama (2/24) and vs. West Virginia (3/16) ... Posted season highs of 9.95 on vault, 9.90 on bars, 9.925 on beam, 9.90 on floor and 39.500 in the all-around ... Finished the season ranked No. 3 nationally on vault with a 9.930 RQS, No. 8 in the all-around with a 39.450 RQS, No. 19 on floor with a 9.890 RQS and No. 24 on bars with a 9.875 RQS ... Earned First-Team All-SEC and Freshman All-SEC honors by placing third in the all-around at the SEC Championship (3/24) with a 39.450 ... Third-place all-around finish at the SEC Championship is the best for an LSU gymnast since Susan Jackson tied for second in 2009 ... Named SEC Freshman of the Week after she won the all-around against Kentucky, Alabama and West Virginia ... Her 9.925 on beam against Kentucky (2/3) is the first time an LSU freshman has scored at least a 9.925 on beam since Lisa Rennie earned a 9.95 at the SEC Championship on March 20, 2004 ... Posted 18 scores of 9.90 or higher and scored at least one 9.90 or better in 12 of 14 meets ... Led the team with a 9.862 vault average, 9.845 bars average and 39.263 all-around average ... One of only six LSU gymnasts to score at least two 9.95's on vault in a career.
Coached by former LSU national champion Susan Jackson at Louisiana Gymnastics Training Center ... Competed as an elite gymnast throughout her club career, most recently as a senior international elite gymnast ... Was a three-time qualifier for the Visa Championships (U.S. National Championships) ... Only competed once in 2011 to focus on her collegiate career, but she earned second place in the all-around, bars and beam at the Metroplex Challenge ... Finished 10th in the all-around at the 2010 Visa Championships ... Placed second in the all-around at both the 2010 Texas National Elite Qualifier and the 2010 Florida National Elite Qualifier, and she captured the beam titles at both meets and won the vault and floor titles at the Texas meet ... Earned a spot on the Junior U.S. National team in 2007 after placing fifth in the all-around at the Visa Championships ... Member of the National Honor Society in 2008 and 2009 ... Attended University Laboratory School in Baton Rouge where she was awarded for the most community service hours as a junior.
Full name is Rheagan Reneé Courville ... Born March 26, 1993 ... Daughter of Aaron and Bridget Courville ... Has one younger brother, Ryan ... Plans to major in business ... Chose to attend LSU because of the academic support and athletic excellence.
COURVILLE'S CAREER HIGHS
Vault: 9.950 (twice; Last: 1-28-12 at Georgia)
Bars: 9.900 (3-2-12 vs. NC State)
Beam: 9.925 (twice; Last: 2-10-12 at Florida)
Floor: 9.900 (four times; Last: 3-16-12 vs. West Virginia)
All-Around: 39.500 (twice; Last: 3-16-12 vs. West Virginia)
COURVILLE'S CAREER INDIVIDUAL TITLES