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Lisa Willis Athlete Profile

Lisa Willis

Lisa Willis
Position: All Around Height: 5-7 Roster Years: 2003-2007 Hometown: Albuquerque, NM Last School: La Cueva High School



Academic All-America

  • 2006 Academic All-American
  • 2004 Academic All-American
  • 2003 Academic All-American

Personal

  • Parents are Wayne and Amy Willis
  • Older brothers David, Scott and Brian are her heroes
  • Wayne is a pilot and a former football center for the USAFA and Amy is an interior designer and former FFA Queen
  • Graduated from La Cueva High School in top ten percent of class
  • Favorite event is floor because she loves to show off for the crowd

Before BYU

  • Attended Albuquerque Gymnastics School
  • 2002 Region III vaulting champion, second place in all-around, floor, beam
  • Junior Olympic National Qualifier in 2001 and 2002 for Level 10

Stats

Career Highs:

Bars: 9.850 vs. Utah 3/19/05
Beam: 9.875 vs. SMSU 2/17/07
Floor: 9.950 vs. Utah 3/19/04


2003 | Freshman Year

  • Competed in every meet on the bars and nearly every meet on beam and floor
  • Received a 9.925 on floor against SUU, USU and CMU (3/7)
  • Academic All-American

2004 | Sophomore Year

  • Competed in every meet on bars and floor
  • After exhibitioning in the third meet, competed on beam for the rest of the season
  • Scored record highs in all three events 
  • Academic All-American

2005 | Redshirt Year

  • Redshirted due to chronic fatigue

2006 | Junior Year

  • Competed in every meet on bars and beam and all but one on floor
  • Tied for team lead on beam with a season-high 9.825 against Utah State (1/20)
  • Tied season-best beam mark with against Utah (3/24)
  • Topped 9.800 on floor three times
  • Scored season-high 9.800 on bars against Boise St. (3/11)
  • Topped 9.700 on bars six times
  • Scored 9.725 on floor at Regionals
  • Academic All-American

2007 | Senior Year

  • Competed in every meet on bars and beam and all but two meets on floor
  • Recorded at least a 9.700 on bars in nine meets
  • Matched a season-high 9.725 four times on bars
  • Scored team's third-best mark of the season and career-high 9.875 on beam against Southeast Missouri (2/17)
  • Topped the 9.800 mark three times on beam
  • Recorded her second-best mark of the season on bars at Regionals
  • Tumbled to a 9.925, the second-best mark of her career, on floor in a tri-meet against Arizona and SUU (3/23)
  • Finished her BYU career with the fifth-highest floor score in school history and three 9.9-plus marks on floor