Maggie Ayers from Hanover Gymnastics has committed to PSU. This season she finished 6thAA at the prestigious Metroplex Challenge. She has racked up several top five all around finishes this season.
CMU has announced that Jerry Reighard has been placed on administrative leave pending an investigation. No further comment was provided. Christine McDonald will assume a lead role in the interim.
Former Michigan star Sam Mikulak won two events at the Men's Winter Cup event finals to lead all finishers. He won FX and HB. The Men's National team is comprised entirely of current or former NCAA gymnasts.
Kiley Schaefer, a L10 from Twilight in NJ, has committed to Cornell for 2019-2020. In 2018, she tied for 5th on UB and placed 17th AA at the Region 7 L10 Regionals. She was also 18th at Regionals in 2017.
Link: Official Website
OU holds onto the top spot in the Women's Nationals Rankings for the week of February 18th, as published by RoadToNationals.com. UCLA has moved into 2nd, with Florida 3rd. Utah is in 4th, but both LSU and DU are closing the gap.
Host Oregon State scored a Pac-12 victory over Cal, just missing 197 in the process. Beaver Kaitlyn Yanish won FX with a 9.95, the high score of the day. Teammate Mary Jacobsen tied with Cal's Toni-Ann Williams on VT. On UB, OSU's Marianna Colussi-Pelaez tied with Cal's Emi Watterson. On BB, Beavers Lacy Dagen and Maela Lazaro tied with Cal's Chelsea Shu for 1st.
Host LSU scored a big win over SEC rival Missouri. LSU swept the individual events: Sarah Finnegan won the AA (39.575) and tied for 1st on UB (with Bailey Ferrer and Ruby Harrold), on BB (with Sami Durante) and on FX (with Kennedi Edney & McKenna Kelley). Kelley also won the VT.
Host Lindenwood held off rival TWU in a close win Sunday. Lindenwood scored a narrow win, led by Courtney Mitchell's tie for 1st on UB (with TWU's Jenna Cashmore). TWU also scored wins from Hope Parkin on VT, Hunter Vincent on BB, Erin Alderman on FX and Bria Northrup in the AA (38.95).
Kent State posted a 195.8, the best score in the MAC this season, to win at BGSU. Kent State was paced by wins from Cami Klein on BB and Madison Trott and Dara Williams on UB. For BGSU, Jovannah East won the FX with a 9.975 and shared the VT title with Taylor Worthington.
Link: BGSU Release
West Chester rolled to an easy win at Ursinus. West Chester picked up wins from Brashlyn Johnson on VT, Myranda Marshall on UB, Yolanda Nodarse on BB, and McKenna Kissinger and Jessica Meakim on FX. Nodarse tied the school record on BB.
Link: West Chester Release
Host WMU broke 195 in a win over Towson. WMU was paced by Morgan Spence. Spence won UB and tied on FX with teammate Rachel Underwood en route to a 39.125 AA win. Underwood also tied on BB with Towson's Mary Elle Arduino. WMU's Shailyn St. Brice won VT.
Link: WMU Release