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    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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