UCLA competed in the semifinals at the 2011 NCAA Championships (Photos by Heather Maynez)
Has hit 78 of 81 (96%) routines in her career ... Twenty-five of her 38 routines in 2012 scored 9.875 or higher, including all six at NCAA Championships ... Averaged 9.825 or better on vault (9.908), bars (9.849) and floor (9.873) ... Ranked in the Top 25 nationally on vault (tied for 7th) and floor (tied for 22nd) ... Earned three event titles on vault and two each on bars and floor ... Totaled 20 Top 3 finishes, including nine on vault ... Had UCLA's highest individual finish at the NCAA Event Finals, placing third on uneven bars ... First-team All-American on bars, second-team on vault and floor ... Won her second career Pac-12 vault title, sticking her vault for a 9.95 to tie for first ... Against Arizona State on Feb. 26, she set new career-highs on vault (9.975) and floor (9.95) and received a perfect 10 from one of the two judges on each event ... Scored 9.9 or better on seven of her last eight vaults and on all but two vaults in 12 meets ... Twice tied her career-high on bars this season with a 9.9 ... Competed on beam three times, with a high of 9.675 at Georgia Mar. 2 ... Scored 9.85 or better on floor in 10 of 11 meets and 9.9 or better in five times ... Earned first-team All-Pac-12 honors on vault and floor.
Pac-10 Freshman of the Year ... Second-team All-American on vault and floor ... Hit 42 of 43 routines on the year ... Averaged over 9.75 on every event and had five 39+ scores in the all-around in six meets ... Tied for sixth in the nation on vault in the final regular season rankings ... Set a new career-high in the all-around with a 39.5 to win the NCAA Athens Regional ... Had Top 5 event finishes at Regionals, tying for second on vault (9.9) and third on bars (season-high tying 9.9), placing fourth on floor (9.875) and tying for fifth on beam (9.825) ... Won Pac-10 titles on vault (career-high 9.95) and bars (tied for first with a career-high 9.9) ... Scored 9.9 on vault to tie for third at Cal State Fullerton and also scored 9.825 on beam and 9.775 on floor ... Tied her season-high on vault with a 9.925 to tie for first and set a new career-high on beam with a 9.9 on Mar. 6 ... Recorded season-high marks on vault (9.925) and floor (9.9) vs. NC State ... Won floor at the IGI/Chicago Style with a career-high 9.9 ... Won the all-around at Southern Utah with a 39.3 and also won vault (career-high 9.9) and beam (9.875 on her first beam routine of the year) ... Competed on three events at Utah, posting team-high scores on vault (9.875) and floor (9.85).
Three-year U.S. National Team member ... Trained at Orlando Metro under coaches Jeff Wood and Christi Barineau ... Placed 10th at the 2008 U.S. Olympic Team Trials ... Won the all-around and placed second on uneven bars and floor exercise at the 2009 CoverGirl Classic ... Seventh in the all-around at the 2007 Visa Championships ... Won a team gold medal and placed fifth in the all-around at the 2007 Junior Pan American Championships ... In 2008, won a silver medal in the all-around at the International Artistic Gymnastics Challenge in Belgium ... Placed first on floor and second on vault at the 2008 PAGU Individual Event Championships in Argentina ... Placed third in the all-around in a USA-France Friendly Exchange and fourth in a USA-Germany Friendly Exchange in 2009.
Lists her biggest athletic thrill as competing at the 2008 Olympic Trials ... States that UCLA was her dream school since the sixth grade ... Admires LA Laker guard Shannon Brown ... Favorite apparatus is floor exercise ... Parents: Ivory and Tonia ... Has an older sister, Crystal, who was a Level 10 gymnast and UCA Collegiate Champion in cheerleading ... Her father was a Golden Gloves boxing champion, and her aunt Zel was a Nebraska state champion in track and field ... Attended 10 different schools from pre-Kindergarten through 12th grade and graduated from Westfield HS in Chantilly, VA ... Full name is Olivia Chauntelle Fowler-Courtney ... Born March 26, 1992 in San Antonio, TX ... Political Science major.