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Randi Lau
Randi Lau

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Honolulu, Hawaii

High School:
Myron B. Thompson

Last College:
LSU

Height:
5-0

Event:
AA

Club Team:
Kokokahi Gymnastics


04/17/2014

Evening Session Awaits No. 15 Lions at NCAA Championships

Nittany Lions look to advance to their first Super Six in school history on Friday at the Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex

04/17/2014

Evening Session Awaits No. 15 Lions at NCAA Championships

Nittany Lions look to advance to their first Super Six in school history on Friday at the Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex

04/05/2014

Birmingham Bound: No. 15 Nittany Lions Earn Berth to NCAA Championships

Nittany Lions finished second at the University Park Regional to earn a berth at the NCAA Championships; Their 17th appearance in school history.

04/04/2014

No. 15 Nittany Lions Hosts NCAA Regional Championships

Nittany Lions host six-team field inside Rec Hall at 4 p.m. on Saturday, April 5

03/14/2014

Big Ten Quad Meet Awaits No. 15 Nittany Lions

Penn State looks to claim a share of the Big Ten regular season title with a victory in Ann Arbor

Randi Lau

Event Score Date Site/Opponent
All-Around 38.875 4/20/12 at NCAA Championships
Vault 9.925 3/8/13 Alabama Dual
Balance Beam 9.825 3/16/12 at West Virginia Dual
Uneven Bars 9.850 3/16/12 at West Virginia Dual
Floor Exercise 9.825 2/10/12 at Florida Dual


2012-13 (Louisiana State University)
Attended LSU for two years and competed in gymnastics...Made touches on the vault, uneven bars, balance beam and floor exercise during her time at LSU...Also competed in the all-around...Won three vault titles and one title on the balance beam while with the Tigers...Set a career-best on the vault with a score of 9.925 twice; vs. Alabama (3/8/13) and at Auburn (2/22/13)...Owns a career best on the uneven bars at 9.825, doing so vs. West Virginia (3/16/12) and at Florida (2/10/12)...Notched a career-best score of 9.850 on the balance beam; vs. West Virginia (3/16/12), vs. North Carolina State (3/2/12) and against Alabama (2/24/12)...Posted her career-best score of 9.825 on the floor exercise at Florida (2/10/12)...Scored a career-best 38.875 at the NCAA Championships (4/20/12).

Gymnastics Background
Trained at Kokokahi Gymnastics under coaches Bruce Burns and Suzie Gamble ... Competed as a level 10 gymnast in 2010 and 2011 ... Three-time U.S. Nationals qualifier and three-time J.O. National Championships qualifier ... Captured the beam title and finished third in the all-around at the 2011 Region 2 Championships ... Member of the U.S. National Team as a junior international elite competitor in 2008 after placing fifth on beam and eighth in the all-around at the Visa Championships ... Graduated a year early from Myron B. Thompson Academy in Honolulu, Hawaii ... Member of the National Honor Society in high school.

Personal
Born is Randi Kili Lau in Honolulu, Hawaii on March 1, 1994...Daughter of Robert and Susan Lau...Has one younger sister, Taylor, and one younger brother, Robby...Intends on majoring in communication arts and sciences...Names fishing, tennis, surfing and baking cupcakes as her hobbies, The Eagles, Bruno Mars and Blake Shelton as her favorite entertainers, psychology as her favorite subject, the Miami Heat and San Francisco 49ers as her favorite sports team and Andre Agassi as her favorite athlete...Says Hawaiian fare is her favorite type of food, "The Hunger Games" and "The Giving Tree" are her favorite books, "Suits", "White Collar" and "Hart of Dixie" are her favorite television shows, "The Little Rascals" and "Mr. and Mrs. Smith" are her favorite movies, Dave Franco is her favorite actor, Emma Stone is her favorite actress and Lahina Maui in Hawaii is her favorite place to visit.

Why Penn State
"I chose Penn State because when I visited campus I fell in love with the family atmosphere and the cohesion of the team and coaches."

Coach Thompson on Lau
"Randi transferred to us from LSU after competing in every regular-season meet last season for the Tigers. She is a former elite gymnast who excels on every event, but she is best known as an outstanding vaulter. Randi will see action for us in every meet with a strong chance of competing as an all-arounder every weekend."
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