Women's Gymnastics

Abbie Leber
Abbie Leber


Bellbrook, Ohio

High School:



Gymnastics Training Center of Ohio


2010 - Freshman: Did not compete due to injury.

High School/Club: Seven-time regional qualifier ... 2009 Ohio state champion on vault ... Placed second on beam, floor exercise and in the all-around at the 2009 State Championships ... Took second on uneven bars at the 2007 Ohio State Meet ... Was also a member of the high school varsity diving team ... Competed for Gymnastics Training Center of Ohio ... Was coached by Allan Powers.

Personal: Born Dec. 17, 1990 ... Daughter of Gene and Connie Leber ... Says she chose Illinois because of "the family atmosphere and the connection between all the girls and the coaches." ... Earned an honors diploma in high school and was a member of the yearbook staff ... Was a 2008 Student Ambassador to China ... Major is advertising.

The Leber File
Being a Fighting Illini means: Being a part of something that just keeps getting bigger and bigger
What I've learned from Coach Bob: Always say hello
Favorite floor music: NFL theme song
Favorite movie: Four Brothers
Favorite sports team: Cincinnati Reds
If I was on a reality show it would be: Dancing with the Stars
Person I would most like to spend a day with: Shawn Johnson
Pre-meet superstitions: I always wear my purple and white fuzzy socks. I also always wear pink and green rubber bands on one grip, and blue and orange on the other
Three words that describe me: Compassionate, introspective, bubbly

Updated June 2010