Women's Gymnastics


Alyssa Harmon
Alyssa Harmon

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Odessa, Fla.

High School:
Bishop McLaughlin Catholic

Height:
5-2

Event:
All-Around

2009 - Freshman: Did not compete due to injury.

High School/Club: Four-time Level 10 Regional qualifier ... Four-time Level 10 state qualifier ... Junior Olympic National alternate in 2005...Placed third on beam at the 2005 Level 10 Regionals ... Earned Tampa Bay Turners Most Outstanding Gymnast Award from 2001-2007 ... Coached by Brad Harris, Amy Schultess and Heather Breasbois.

Personal: Daughter of Jon and Cindy Harmon ... Says her biggest thrill in sports is "being offered a spot on the U of I gymnastics team" ... Member of the National Honor Society ... Majoring in Biology.

The Harmon File
I chose Illinois because: The academics are wonderful, the campus is beautiful, and the team is indescribable
Favorite athlete: Evan Longoria (Tampa Bay Rays)
Secret talent of one of my teammates: Hannah Welker is an amazing dancer
Favorite floor music: 80's disco dance music
Favorite TV show: Friends
One thing I can't go a day without: Laughing
Three words that describe me: Optimistic, loyal, determined

Updated January 2009

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