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Olivia Dunne Parties After LSU Gymnastics Wins SEC Championship: ‘CHAMPS BABYYY’

The gymnast and her team are now one step closer to a national championship

<p>Olivia Dunne/Instagram</p>

Olivia Dunne/Instagram

  • Olivia Dunne and the LSU Tigers are SEC champs

  • The team took first place on Saturday at the conference championships in New Orleans

  • Now, the Tigers move on to regional competition next week in Arkansas

Olivia Dunne is celebrating LSU’s “purple reign”!

The NIL star and decorated gymnast, 21, and the Tigers won the SEC championship for the fifth time in school history on Saturday, and Dunne posted the proof in a carousel of happy images on Instagram.

“100% chance of purple reign💍☔️” Dunne wrote alongside the snaps, which featured the New Jersey native holding and kissing the championship trophy, while surrounded by her teammates amid a flurry of confetti.

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On TikTok where she has nearly 8 million followers, Dunne shared more videos from the successful weekend at the Smoothie King Center in New Orleans, including footage of her routines as well as a dance party in the Tigers’ locker room.

Related: Olivia Dunne Says a Security Guard Now Travels with Her and LSU After Crowd Incident Last Season (Exclusive)

“SEC CHAMPS BABYYY,” Dunne captioned one post.

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LSU freshman Konnor McClain earned a perfect 10 on the balance beam, while Haleigh Bryant won the all-around with a score of 39.800 over the weekend in New Orleans, according to ABC affiliate WBRZ-TV.

The team is now one step closer to a national championship, where they’ll be the top seed beginning April 4 in Fayetteville, Arkansas in the NCAA Regional second round, the school announced on X Monday.

For Dunne, the result comes less than a year after she pledged to share her success in the NIL arena.

Related: Olivia Dunne Unveils New Initiative to Share Her 'Knowledge' and Help Female Athletes with NIL Deals

As the highest paid NCAA female athlete, Dunne announced last summer the launch of The Livvy Fund, which will “provide opportunities exclusively to female athletes at LSU,” according to a press release.

The influencer is currently worth an estimated $3.6 million, edging out Iowa basketball star Caitlin Clark, whose NIL valuation is $3.1 million, according to the On3 NIL list

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