Leah  Lomonte
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Leah Lomonte

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Katy, Texas

High School:
The Village School

Height:
5-0

Event:
Bars

Club:
Champion Gymnastics Academy


07/24/2017

Five DU Gymnasts Named Scholastic All-Americans

Returning senior Lomonte earns 4.0 recognition

05/21/2017

Gymnastics Hosts Annual Awards Banquet

Karr, Ross share MVP honors as Pioneers celebrate 2017 season

05/08/2017

Butcher and Andison Earn MVP Honors at DU Awards Night

Women's lacrosse wins Gold Vest Award at 82nd Annual Student-Athlete Awards Banquet

04/14/2017

DU Breaks Program Records at NCAA Semifinals

Pioneers post record team score and on three events on Friday

04/13/2017

Lomonte Named Big 12 Scholar-Athlete of the Year

DU Gymnastics’ senior earns honor from Big 12 Conference

Career Highs:

Vault: 9.850 (at Southern Utah on February 14, 2014)
Bars: 9.900 (at home on March 4, 2017)
Beam: 9.950 (at BYU on February 7, 2015)
Floor: 9.800 (at Georgia on March 8, 2014)


Awards and Honors:

  • 2017 NACGC/W Scholastic All-American
  • 2017 DU Gymnastics Coaches' Award winner
  • 2017 DU Gymnastics Scholar-Athlete of the Year
  • 2017 Big 12 Gymnastics Scholar-Athlete of the Year
  • 2017 Academic All-Big 12 Team (first team)
  • 2017 Big 12 Event Specialist of the Week for the week of March 6
  • 2016 NACGC/W Scholastic All-American
  • 2016 DU Gymnastics Jack Pommerhn Spirit Award winner
  • 2015 NACGC/W Scholastic All-American
  • 2015 MRGC Academic All-Conference
  • 2015 DU Gymnastics Coaches' Award winner
  • 2015 MRGC First-Team All-MRGC on beam
  • 2015 MRGC Specialist of the Week for the week of February 8

2017:

  • Tied for 13th on bars at NCAA Regionals
  • Set career high on bars (9.900) on March 4
  • Returned to competition after missing all of 2016 with an injury, competing on bars in every meet

2016:

  • Did not compete due to injury

2015:

  • Tied for 29th on beam (9.625) at NCAA Regionals
  • Posted a new career high on beam (9.950 on February 7)
  • Won two beam titles
  • Competed on beam in every meet
  • Average scoring: 9.663 on bars, 9.652 on beam

2014:

  • Placed 30th on vault (9.750), 39th on bars (9.250) and 26th on beam (9.675) at Regionals
  • Finished tied for 18th on beam at the MRGC Championships (9.750)
  • Saw action in all 12 meets, performing six vaults, eight bar routines, 12 on beam and two on floor
  • Earned career-highs on vault and beam (twice) of 9.850, and on bars and floor of 9.800 in her rookie season
  • Individual event co-champion on beam at Southern Utah on February 14

Before Denver:

  • 2013 Junior Olympics national qualifier; placed 11th in the all-around
  • 2012 NIT all-around champion
  • 2012 NIT floor champion
  • 2012 and 2010 Champion Gymnastics team leader
  • 2011 Junior Olympics national competitor
  • 2011 Texas state floor champion
  • 2010 NIT vault champion
  • Participated in National Honor Society and Helping Houston' Homelessness
  • Awarded the Village High School Student Athlete Award in 2012

Personal:

  • Born March 13, 1995, in Houston, Texas
  • Has two sisters: Valerie (18) and Kelly (15)
  • Chose DU because it reminded her a lot of home, both academically and gymnastically. She attended a small private school her entire life, and DU felt comfortable; also because the campus is beautiful, the team and coaches are great.
  • Enjoys reading and spending time with friends
  • Psychology major