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Randi Lau
Randi Lau

Class:
Senior

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

CAREER BESTS

Event Score Date Site/Opponent
All-Around 39.225 1/18/14 Cornell, SEMO & UIC
Vault 9.925 3/8/13 Alabama Dual
Balance Beam 9.825 3/16/12 at West Virginia Dual
Uneven Bars 9.875 3/8/14 at New Hampshire Quad
Floor Exercise 9.900 4/5/14 NCAA Regional

2014 (Junior Year)
Competed in 13 of the team's 14 meets, including the NCAA Regional Championships and at NCAA Championships...Made touches on the vault, uneven bars, balance beam and floor exercise...Also competed in the all-around in nine meets...Earned Big Ten Gymnast of the Week on Jan. 6...Ranked tied second on the team on the balance beam, tied for third on the floor exercise and tied for fourth on the vault...Made touches on the vault (9.750), balance beam (9.100) and floor exercise (9.825) at the NCAA Championships (4/18)...Tied for second in the all-around in the season opener at Iowa State (1/5; 38.825) and finished second in the all-around vs. Cornell, Southeast Missouri and UIC (1/18), scoring a career-high 39.225...Also topped the 39.000 mark in the all-around vs. Illinois (2/15; 39.175), against Nebraska (2/8; 39.100) and at Ohio State (2/1; 39.000)...Posted a season-best vault of 9.875 at New Hampshire with Bridgeport and George Washington (3/8)...Won the vault with a 9.825 in the season opener at Iowa State (1/5)...Scored 9.850 on the vault three times; NCAA Regional (4/5), at Rutgers with Temple and Ursinus (2/22) and at Ohio State (2/1)...Set a season-high on the uneven bars at 9.775 at Ohio State (2/1) and vs. Cornell, Southeast Missouri and UIC (1/18)...Set a new career-high of 9.875 on the balance beam to finish fourth at New Hampshire with Bridgeport and George Washington (3/8)...Scored 9.800 on the balance beam four times; NCAA Regional (4/5), at No. 8 Michigan with Iowa and No. 13 Minnesota (3/15), vs. Illinois (2/15) and vs. Cornell, Southeast Missouri and UIC (1/18) to finish second...Notched a career-best score of 9.900 on the floor exercise at the NCAA Regional (4/5)...Scored 9.875 three times on the season; at New Hampshire with Bridgeport and George Washington (3/8), vs. Illinois (2/15) and Cornell, Southeast Missouri and UIC (1/18), placing third in all three meets...Won the floor exercise with a 9.825 at Kentucky with Ball State and West Virginia.

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."

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