. Beyond leading the league this season, Alabama also leads the SEC all-time with 242 honors since the award's inception in 1984
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.