Ona Loper
Ona  Loper


Bluffton, S.C.

High School:
May River High School

Competed all-around • had season cut short due to injury • made collegiate debut with a 9.775 on vault and a 9.850 on beam in THE season opener • competed all-around for the first time against Michigan State and recorded 39.100, including a 9.900 on vault and floor • posted a career-best 9.925 on floor at Nebraska • tied her career-best 39.100 in all-around competition against Illinois with a 9.900 vault and a 9.800 on floor • had a 9.900 on vault, a 9.850 on beam and a 9.850 on floor at Mardi Gras Invitational.

Graduated as the Salutatorian from May River High School • a 2016 and 2017 Georgia state champion on all-around and floor • a 2014, 2015 and 2017 Region 8 floor champion • won the 2017 Region 8 all-around and vault championships as well • a four-time Junior Olympic national qualifier • took second place on beam in the 2016 Junior Olympics • a 2017 Junior Olympic floor champion.

PERSONAL: Born April 12, 1999 • daughter of Stephen and Patricia Loper • has one brother (Henri) and one sister (Charlotte) • enjoys photography, volunteering, baking and reading outside of gymnastics.

Ona Loper's Season Highs 
Event Vault Bars Beam Floor All-Around
2018 9.900* 9,700* 9.850* 9.925* 39.100*


All-Around with Mary Korlin-Downs

All-Around with Mary Korlin-Downs

6/18/2018 - W. Gymnastics

Mary Korlin-Downs recently started a summer internship with the Minnesota Medical Device Center. We caught up with her on all things summer, internship and gymnastics.

Gophers Set Attendance Records in 2018

Gophers Set Attendance Records in 2018

5/21/2018 - W. Gymnastics

The Gophers set regular season (3,112) and postseason (4,728) attendance records in 2018.

That's a Wrap! 2018 Banquet

That's a Wrap! 2018 Banquet

4/29/2018 - W. Gymnastics

The University of Minnesota women’s gymnastics program celebrated the 2018 season with their annual team banquet on Sunday.

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