Stanford tops the Men's Preseason Coaches' Poll, as published by the College Gymnastics Association. They earned 17 of 20 first place votes. Second is OU, which has been hit hard by graduation and injury. They had two first place votes. Michigan was 3rd with one first place vote. The full poll is below:
Oklahoma tops the Women's Preseason Coaches' Poll, as compiled the Women's Collegiate Gymnastics Association (WCGA). They captured 1,813 points and 36 first place votes. LSU was 2nd at 1,755 (11 1st place votes), and Florida is 3rd (2). UCLA is just 9 points behind Florida in 4th, with Utah in fifth, closely followed by Michigan and Denver (1).
Michigan just missed the 196 mark with a 195,.975 to win an exhibition quad meet with CMU (194.5), WMU (193.4) and EMU (192.4). Michigan frosh standout Sierra Brooks won UB and the AA (39.425). Teammate Natalie Wojcik won the BB and FX. For CMU, frosh star-to-be Hannah Demers won VT and placed 2nd AA (39.3).
Ball State has signed Marisol Perez-Banus for 2020-2021, expanding their class to four. She's a native of Chile who trains in Ohio, with elite experience representing Chile at the Pan Am Games and at the World Challenge Cup.
Arizona has announced the addition of six newcomers for 2020-2021: Bailey McCabe, Caroline Herry, Madison Courney, Courtney Tsunoda, Elena Deets and Jessica Castles. All commits were covered previously.
Grace Johnson from Emerald City Gymnastics has committed to OSU. She gathered a number of event wins throughout her 2019 season, but competed three events at her state meet, finishing in the top four on each.
NIU has announced the signing of Olivia Lynd, Isabelle West, Grace Humphrys, Alyssa Al-Ashari and Kendall George for 2020-2021. All five commits were previously reported.
Link: NIU Release
Lia Kmieciak, a L10 at Phenom, has committed to CMU for 2021-2022, per the Region5Insider. In 2019, she tied for 10th on VT and 13th AA at the Level 10 Junior Olympic Nationals. She was also 14th AA at Regionals in 2018.
Langley has filled coaching positions at USAF for the past several seasons.