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Olivia Carisella
Olivia Carisella

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
New Orleans, La.

High School:
Baton Rouge Episcopal

Height:
5-2

Event:
All-Around

Experience:
2L

Club Team:
Elite Gymnastics



05/02/2014

58 Student-Athletes Slated for Commencement Including 11 All-Americans

That total includes 11 who earned All-America honors during their Crimson Tide career and three that earned one of the NCAA's highest academic honors

10/25/2012

Gymnastics Starts Packed Weekend with Ghosts and Goblins Intrasquad Friday

The Crimson Tide will also be a part of Friday night's Homecoming pep rally as well as Saturday's Homecoming parade and autograph session

09/27/2012

Gymnasts Receive NCAA Championship Rings Saturday

It will mark the 11th time that coaches Sarah and David Patterson have led one of their teams out onto the field for a championship ring ceremony

07/12/2012

Gymnastics Places Four on First-Year SEC Academic Honor Roll

The Tide's four rookies joined 13 upperclassmen on the list giving Alabama 17 gymnasts on the 2011-12 SEC Academic Honor Roll, the best total in the league

04/25/2012

Alabama Athletics Leads the SEC Winter Academic Honor Roll with 48 Student-Athletes

It marks the third time in four years that the Crimson Tide has led the SEC Winter Honor Roll

ALABAMA HIGHLIGHTS:
2012 | Sophomore Earned a place on the SEC Academic Honor Roll for the second year in a row.

2011 | Freshman SEC Academic Honor Roll ... earned Dean's List honors (3.5 or better grade point average) for the spring semester.

PREP HIGHLIGHTS:
Coached by Johnny Moyal and Jessica Connor at Elite Gymnastics ... prior to Hurricane Katrina, was coached by Larisa and Anatoly Ivanov ... five-time Junior Olympic National Championship qualifier ... finished seventh in the all-around and fifth on the floor exercise at the 2010 Junior Olympic National Championships ... took ninth on the floor exercise and 10th on the vault at the 2009 Junior Olympic National Championships and finished 15th in the all-around ... Region 8 all-around champion in 2006 and 2009 ... took second in the in the all-around at the 2008 Region 8 championships ... won the vault uneven bars and floor exercise at the 2009 Region 8 championships ... graduated from Baton Rouge Episcopal School.

PERSONAL INFORMATION:
Full name: Olivia Dianne Carisella ... daughter of Dianne and Jim Carisella ... brother, the late Jay Carisella, ran track and cross country at Northeastern University ... food and nutrition major ... born January 29, 1991.

     
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