| Olivia Vivian
Everyday Champion, Jan. 24, 2011 -- Olivia Vivian
Olivia Vivian is featured in the Corvallis Gazette-Times, Jan. 9, 2011
Olivia Vivian is featured in The Oregonian, March 31, 2011
2012 Season Stats - Vivian
2011 Season Stats - Vivian
2010 Season Stats - Vivian
2009 Season Stats - Vivian
2011 All-American First Team, Uneven Bars
2012 NCAA Auburn Regional Co-Champion, Uneven Bars
2011 Pac-10 Co-Champion, Uneven Bars
2012 All-Pac-12 First Team, Uneven Bars
2011 All-Pac-10 First Team, Uneven Bars & Balance Beam
Two-time Pac-10 Special Performance of the Week
2012 Pac-12 All-Academic Honorable Mention
2011 Pac-10 All-Academic Second Team
2010 Pac-10 All-Academic First Team
Everyday Champion (Jan. 24-31, 2011)
Olivia finished her career at Oregon State as an all-conference gymnast, earning All-Pac-12 First Team on the uneven bars ... 2012 NCAA Auburn Regional Co-Champion on bars ... scored season-high 9.95 on bars at Denver (3/10/12) including a 10.0 from one judge ... tied her career-high on beam with a 9.90 at Pac-12 Championships (3/24/12) ... also scored season-high of 9.85 on floor at Pac-12 meet ... tallied four event titles in 2012 and totaled 12 wins in her career ... "hit" 34 out of 37 routines in 2012 ... finished her career having "hit"114-122 (93.4%) of her routines.
Olivia enjoyed a spectacular season in 2011 earning All-America First Team honors on the uneven bars ... Pac-10 Co-Champion on the bars ... All-Pac-10 First Team on bars and balance beam ... scored 9.95 on bars at the Pac-10 Showcase (1/9/11) to earn Pac-10 Special Performance of the Week in the season's opening week ... set a career-best 9.975 on bars the following week against Ohio State (1/14/11) garnering the Pac-10 SPOW for the second straight week ... ranked No. 1 in the nation on bars for several weeks during the season ... tallied 9.90 on bars at NCAA Championships to tie for first in the semifinal and advance to Individual Event Finals ... scored 9.850 in Event Finals to finish tied for sixth overall ... scored a personal best of 9.90 on the beam at Pac-10 Championships (3/19/11) ... scored 9.875 on the floor exercise against LSU (1/7/11) to set career-high ... Pac-10 All-Academic Second Team ... "hit" 37 out of 39 routines.
Olivia became a key component to three lineups (bars, beam and floor) for the Beavers in her second season ... established career-high of 9.90 on the bars against Stanford (1/29/10) ... best meet came at UCLA (2/21/10) when she set career marks on beam (9.85) and floor (9.825) ... suffered a thumb injury during warm-ups at Ohio State (1/16/10) and was unable to perfom on the apparatus for two weeks ... Pac-10 All-Academic First Team ... "hit" 37 out of 38 routines ... won the 2010 all-around and balance beam titles at the Australian Level 10 National Championships in July ... spent part of her summer as a missionary in Indonesia, helping to build a retaining wall along a beach and providing food and clothing to local children.
Olivia struggled with injuries and illness as a freshman ... performed in only eight meets as a freshman and only on the uneven bars ... was limited during the preseason by a shoulder injury, but recovered in time to compete in the season opener at the Cancun Classic (1/2/09) ... injured her foot as she prepared for her mount at Arizona (1/23/09) and missed three more meets ... scored a season-high 9.85 at the Salbasgeon Suites Invitational (3/6/09) ... got sick the week of the NCAA Championships and was unable to travel with the team to Nebraska ... "hit" 6 out of 7 routines.
Competed for Team Australia in 2008 Olympics in Beijing ... helped Australia to a sixth place finish, its best Olympic finish in history ... trained with Gymnastics Australia under coach Martine George for five years ... veteran of national and international competitions, represented her country at 2005 and '06 world championships ... won the uneven bars title at 2006 Australian National Championships ... finished fifth on bars and sixth on beam at the Shanghai World Cup ... had a fourth place finished on bars at the Australia vs. China Apparatus Challenge in Melbourne ... earned a second-place finish in the all-around including an individual title on bars at the 2007 Chicago Style meet ... finished 12th on bars at the team World Championships held in Denmark in 2006 ... was 13th on bars at the 2005 individual World Championships in Melbourne.
Daughter of Gillian and Craig Vivian ... has one brother, Trent ... father, Craig, is a plumber ... mother, Gillian, is a real estate agent ... expected to graduate with a degree in New Media Communications and Communications in June ... wrote a column for The Daily Barometer, OSU's student newspaper as a freshman and sophomore.