Addy De Jesus has committed to transfer to UCLA for next season, according to her Instagram. She'll be a junior. Earlier in May, she was dismissed from the Nebraska squad for a violation of team rules. Two of her former teammates are transferring to two other schools. UCLA has some 2020-2021 recruits, including Jordan Chiles, who have announced an intent to defer entry in order to train for the Olympics, leaving some potential gaps.
Brown will welcome eight newcomers for 2020-2021: Asta-Solilja Farrell, Charlotte Introcaso, Lauren Kramer, Ali Lowe, Paige Richter, Lara Swords, McKenna Weiner and Angela Xing. The commits of Farrell, Introcaso, Lowe, Richter and Weiner were covered previously.
Penn has promoted former Assistant and Quaker standout Kirsten (Strausbaugh) Becker as the new Head Coach. She's been an assistant for the last five years. Former Head Coach John Ceralde resigned on March 19th.
Link: Penn Release
Asta-Sollilja Farrell, a L10 from Chelsea Piers, has committed to Brown for 2020-2021. In 2019, she placed 40th AA and tied for 9th on UB at the Level 10 Junior Olympic Nationals. She was also 8th AA at the Region VI Regionals in 2018.
Lauren Miller, a L10 at Buckeye, has committed to LIU for 2020-2021. She qualified to the Region V L10 Regionals in 2018 and 2019. In 2020, she placed 2nd in her session at the Metroplex Challenge. Note: This post was corrected after the inital post.
Alaska-Anchorage announced the signing of Montana Fairbairn, Jessica Johnson and Emily Walker for 2020-2021. Johnson's commit was covered previously.
Fairbairn hails from Alberta, where she competed L10. She was the FX champ at the Canada Winter Games. She placed 15th AA in the Senior 16+ Level 10 division at the 2019 Canadian Championships. Link: Video
Walker is a Senior High Performance (elite) gymnast from Marian, in Saskatchewan. She placed 12th AA at the 2019 Canadian Championships. She also finished 13th AA earlier this year at the Elite Canada meet. Link: Video
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