LSU is welcoming two freshmen this year: Rebecca D’Antonio of Cypress Pointe Gymnastics and Bailey Ferrer of Brandy Johnson’s, who will join the Tigers in January.
Name: Rebecca D’Antonio
Club: Cypress Pointe Gymnastics
Best event(s): Floor
Rebecca D’Antonio is a 2018 Junior Olympic qualifier in the Senior E division, where she finished fifty-third in the all around. She qualified to J.O.s at the Region 8 Championships, where she won bronze in the all around. Rebecca won gold on floor and in the all around at the 2018 Princess Classic, and gold on beam and floor at the CPG Classic.
Name: Bailey Ferrer
Club: Brandy Johnson’s Global Gymnastics
Best event(s): Vault
Bailey Ferrer is a former U.S. junior elite gymnast. As an elite, she competed at the 2014 Secret U.S. Classic, where she was thirtieth in the all around, and at the 2014 P&G Championships, where she ended twenty-ninth in the all around. As a level 10 gymnast, she had an excellent 2017 season. She won gold on vault, beam and floor at the Florida State Championships, and gold on vault at the Region 8 Championships. She qualified to the Junior Olympics, where she won bronze on vault and in the all around in the Junior F division. Bailey is joining LSU a year early and she will be a January starter.