Julia Meyer
Julia Meyer
Year: Junior
Hometown: Granite City, IL
High School: Metro East Lutheran
Position: All-Around

As a Sophomore in 2011: Competed on both the bars and beam for the Bears this season … Earned ECAC All-Academic honors and was an NACGC/W Academic All-American …  Posted a season-high score of 9.725 on the bars, twice, and recorded a season/career-high 9.775 on the beam in a meet against New Hampshire and Central Michigan.

As a Freshman in 2010: Was named her team’s Rookie of the Year … Qualified to the USAG Collegiate Nationals on the beam and was a first alternate on bars … Was a bars and beam specialist for the Bears and posted consistent scores throughout the year … Earned a career-high 9.8 in a meet at Alaska Anchorage (2/21) and also scored a career-high 9.725 on the beam that day as well.

Before Brown: A three-year Level 10 competitor ... Placed fourth on bars and beam at the 2007 State Championship and earned first on the beam at the 2008 State Championship ... Qualified to Regionals all three years and was an alternate for Nationals in 2007 & 2009 ... Earned second place on the beam at the 2009 Regionals, first on beam in 2008 and second on the beam in 2007 ... Was named a WCGC Team Captain ... Also was a Valedictorian, National Honors Society Vice President, Student Council President, Class Vice President, Scholar Bowl Team Captain, SADD Executive Board Officer, Silver Medallion Award recipient, Illinois State Scholar, Presidential Academic Award, US Army Reserve District Scholar Athlete, and received the US Navy Scholastic Award.