2013 NACGC/W Scholastic All-American
2013 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll
Athletic sophomore who will push for a spot in the lineup for all three events she trains … Saw action on beam in exhibition routines as a freshman … Adds quality depth on vault, beam and floor … Fantastic student who earned Scholastic All-America honors and a spot on the SEC Academic Honor Roll.
FRESHMAN SEASON (2013)
Did not compete in a lineup during the season but saw action in several meets by performing exhibition routines … Performed exhibition beam routines at Alabama (1/18), at Missouri (2/8) and at North Carolina State (3/15), and her season high was a 9.70 at NC State … Named a NACGC/W Scholastic All-American and a member of the SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll.
Trained at Northshore Gymnastics for coaches Minnie Nunez, James Guidry and Bruce McGartlin … A four-time J.O. Nationals qualifier … Qualified to regionals six straight years from 2007-12 … Finished second on vault, beam, floor and the all-around at the 2012 Region 8 Championships … Swept all individual titles, including the all-around, at the 2012 North Shore Classic, Gumbo Cup, Atlanta Centennial Classic and Louisiana State meet … Placed third on beam and eighth in the all-around at the 2011 Regional meet … Attended Lakeshore High School where she graduated with top honors with a 4.5 grade point average.
Full name is Michelle Renee Gauthier … Born December 27, 1993 in Vacaville, Calif. … Calls Mandeville, La. her hometown … Daughter of Sue Gauthier and Mark Gauthier and step-daughter of Sam Miano … Has an older brother, Michael Gauthier, and two sisters, Maria Miano and Katie Miano … Plans to major in kinesiology … Chose LSU because of her affinity for the university and the gymnastics program.
GAUTHIER’S CAREER HIGHS
Beam: 9.700 exhibition (3-15-13 at North Carolina State)