Vault, Balance Beam, Floor Exercise
Mandeville, La.
High School
Lakeshore HS

2016 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2015 NACGC/W Scholastic All-American
2015 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2014 NACGC/W Scholastic All-American
2014 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2013 NACGC/W Scholastic All-American
2013 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

Superb teammate who provided outstanding depth on beam and floor during her career … Posted career highs of 9.875 on both beam and floor … A four-year member of the SEC Academic Honor Roll and a three-time Scholastic All-American … A catalyst of unprecedented success at LSU as she was part of three Super Six teams, four NCAA regional champion teams, the two highest team finishes in program history and record-breaking home crowds.

Performed on beam five times this season and also performed one exhibition floor routine in the season opener against Oklahoma (1/9) … Shattered her career high on beam with a 9.875 vs. Arkansas (2/5) … Also competed on beam against Kentucky (1/22), at the Metroplex Challenge (1/30), at Florida (2/26) and vs. Alabama (3/4) … Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll for the fourth consecutive season.

Competed on floor at Centenary (3/13) and tallied a 9.875 that counted toward the team’s event total … Provided outstanding depth on beam and floor throughout the season … Earned a spot on the SEC Academic Honor Roll for the third straight season and claimed Scholastic All-America honors.

Led off the beam lineup and scored a 9.700 at Georgia (1/17) … Performed exhibition beam routines against Centenary (1/10) and Missouri (2/28) … Tallied a 9.80 in her beam routine in the season opener against Centenary and a 9.775 versus Missouri … Earned a spot on the SEC Academic Honor Roll for the second straight season and claimed Scholastic All-America honors.

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 … Majoring in kinesiology … Chose LSU because of her affinity for the university and the gymnastics program.

Beam: 9.875 (2-5-16 vs. Arkansas)
Floor: 9.875 (3-13-15 at Centenary w/New Hampshire)


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