Position
Vault
Height
5'0
Class
Junior
Hometown
Houston, Texas
High School
Ogburn School
Club
Stars Gymnastics
Experience
2L

2021 WCGA Academic All-American
2021 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2020 WCGA Academic All-American

Owns a powerful Yurchenko 1 ½ vault … A two-time WCGA Academic All-American … Entered campus in January 2020 as a mid-year enrollee.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2021)
Trained vault but did not appear in any meets … Selected as a WCGA Academic All-American … Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2020)
Competed in 10 of 11 meets in her debut season … Scored a 9.85 for a career high in the final meet of the season against TWU … Scored a 9.80 against Arkansas and at the GymQuarters Invite … Earned a 9.775 in her debut at Georgia … Also scored a 9.775 at Missouri and at Oregon State … Selected as a WCGA Academic All-American.

PRIOR TO LSU
Competed for Stars Gymnastics Training Center in Houston, Texas… Two-Time Junior Olympic Qualifier… Three-Time U.S. Classic Qualifier… Placed 3rd in the Floor Exercise, 5th in the Vault and 8th in the All-Around at the 2016 National Qualifier (Jr. Div.) … Placed 5th in the Vault and 6th in the All-Around at the 2017 Women’s Junior Olympic National Championships (Jr. D)… Placed 6th in the Vault at the 2019 Women’s Junior Olympic National Championships (Sr. C) … Enrolled a year early and began competing with the Tigers in January 2020.

PERSONAL
Full name is Madison Hanley Rau… Born December 8, 2001… Parents are Robbie and Tabatha Rau… chose LSU because of “the family atmosphere, everyone is also so welcoming and helpful” … Majoring in interdisciplinary studies.

RAU’S CAREER HIGHS
Vault: 9.850 (3-6-20 at TWU)
Bars:
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