Briley Casanova
Briley  Casanova

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Dallas, Texas

High School:
Spring Creek Academy

Height:
5-1


02/28/2015

Wolverines Celebrate Seniors with 197+, Victory over N.C. State

Women's Gymnastics Celebrates Seniors with 197+, Win over N.C. State

01/31/2015

Trio of All-Around Career Highs Propels Michigan Past No. 7 Huskers

Trio of All-Around Career Highs Propels Women's Gym Past No. 7 Huskers

09/04/2014

My Michigan: Winning

My Michigan: Winning

04/20/2013

Maize & Blue Falls One Spot Shy of Advancing to NCAA Finals

Women's Gymnastics Falls One Spot Shy of Advancing to NCAA Finals

04/18/2013

The Long Road Back: How the Wolverines Returned to Power in 2013

Long Road Back: How Women's Gymnastics Returned to Power in 2013

At Michigan ... All-Big Ten Championships Team (2015) ... Big Ten Championships runner-up (2015: BB) ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement (2014).

Junior (2015) ... All-Big Ten Championships Team ... Big Ten Championships runner-up (BB) ... Arguably team's most versatile athlete. Performed at least four routines on every event and performed two or more routines in nine meets ... Hit 27-of-28 routines; suffered fall in very first event of the season (UB at Georgia on Jan. 10), but hit every routine after that ... Recorded the eighth-highest single-season scoring average on balance beam in program history (9.827) ... Championships ... NCAA Championships (April 17): Scored 9.850 on floor exercise, 9.825 on balance beam and 9.800 on uneven bars ... NCAA Columbus Regional (April 4): Scored 9.850 on floor exercise, 9.825 on balance beam and 9.800 on uneven bars ... Big Tens (March 21): Tied for second on balance beam (9.900). Scored 9.850 on uneven bars and 9.825 on floor exercise ... Regular Season ... Tied for balance beam titles vs. Nebraska (Jan. 31) and vs. North Carolina State (Feb. 28).

Sophomore (2014) ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement ... Championships ... NCAA Championships (April 18): Scored 9.200 on BB ... NCAA Athens Regional (April 5): Scored 9.725 on BB ... Regular Season ... UCLA/Utah (March 7) ... Won BB (9.950) ... BYU/Kent State (Feb. 28): Won BB (9.850) ... Perfect 10 Challenge (Feb. 21): Scored 9.825 on BB ... Nebraska (Feb. 14): Scored 9.750 on BB ... Illinois (Feb. 7) ... Scored 9.750 on balance beam ... Michigan State (Jan. 31): Made season debut in the sixth spot of the balance beam lineup, tying for fifth (9.775).

Freshman (2013) ... Championships ... NCAA Semifinals: Scored 9.750 on balance beam ... Regionals: Competed on beam (9.725) ... Big Tens: Competed on both beam (9.675) and floor (8.450) ... Regular Season ... Iowa State: Tied for fourth on floor exercise (9.850) and also competed on balance beam ...UCLA Quad: Competed on beam (9.800) and floor (9.850) ... Michigan State: Tied for third on floor exercise (9.875) and also competed on balance beam ...West Virginia Quad: Competed on beam (9.825) and floor (9.825) ... Ohio State: Tied for first on beam with a season high of 9.875, and also competed on vault (9.750) ... Penn State: Competed on beam (9.700) and floor (9.875) ... Minnesota Quad: Competed on vault (9.825) ... Illinois: Competed on vault (9.750) ... Nebraska: Competed on vault (9.725) ... Cancun Classic: Collegiate debut; tied for fifth on vault (9.775).

Prep ... Spring Creek Academy (2012).

Club/Junior ... WOGA ... U.S. Junior National Team (2008-09) ... took eighth in the all-around and fourth on floor exercise at the 2008 U.S. Classic ... finished fifth on balance beam and 12th in the all-around at 2008 Visa National Championships ... scored three top-10 finishes at 2012 J.O. National Championships, winning the vault title, finishing sixth in the all-around and eighth on uneven bars in the "Senior B" division ... competed at 2008 Massilia Cup (France), taking first on vault in the preliminaries ... also competed at 2009 Junior Japan International, winning a bronze medal in the all-around.

Personal ... Briley Estee Casanova was born November 17, 1994 ... daughter of Bev and Zelda Casanova ... enrolled in School of Literature, Science and the Arts ... open major.

Career Bests

Event Score Date
Vault 9.825 1/26/13, at Minnesota Quad
Uneven Bars 9.850 3/21/15 at Big Ten Championships
Balance Beam 9.950 3/7/14, vs. Utah/UCLA
Floor Exercise 9.875 2/16/13, vs. Penn State
All-Around

 



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