Iowa State edged host NC State, with GWU coming in third. Michelle Shealy led Iowa State, winning the AA with a 38.875. NC State frosh Diahanna Ham won the UB. Teammate Jacquelyn Holmes won the UB. For GWU, Leslie Delima won the BB.
Iowa signed four gymnasts for 2010-2011, as just announced in a recent press release: Emily Bigras, Sydney Hoerr, Jessica Morreale and Sarah Wolford. The commits of all four were covered in prior news items.
Link: Iowa Release
Lindsay Mable, L10 from Colorado Gymnastics Institute, has committed to Minnesota. She had a strong 2010 season, finishing in the top three AA at most of her meets, including a 3rd place finish (1st BB/FX) at the NIT. She recently finished 1st AA (1st BB/FX; 2nd V/UB) in her session of the Sand Dollar meet.
Six gymnasts have committed to Cornell University during the early decision process and were accepted by the school in December. We previously reported the commitments from Taylor Madison and Corinne Weyrauch. Joining them on next year's team are:
Stanford retains the top spot this week in the Troester.com GymInfo National Rankings but only leads the FX as a team. Cal holds the lead on two events, PB and HB. #3 Illinois leads the tough PH, while OU leads vault. PSU is the top Rings squad. With a light weekend of competition, there were very few changes.
In the individual standings, Glen Ishino of Cal remains the top AAer and the top HB worker. OU's Jake Dalton is tied with Stanford's Eddie Penev for the VT lead and also leads PB, while teammate Steven Legendre leads the FX. Illinois' Daniel Ribeiro leads the PH while Ohio State's Brandon Wynn leads the Rings.
Link: Troester.com GymInfo
Florida continues to hold the top spot in the Troester.com GymInfo women's rankings. Florida continues to hold the top spot on each event, except for BB, where Stanford leads. UGA's Lindsey Cheek still holds the top AA spot, although she did not do the AA this weekend. She also holds the top spot on UB. Kyndal Robarts of Utah remains the top vaulter. Oregon State's Leslie Mak took over sole possession of 1st on BB this week. Stanford's Ashley Morgan remains the leader on FX.
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Link: Troester GymInfo
Cal earned a win over Alaska-Anchorage Sunday afternoon. Cal frosh Dallas Crawford posted a meet high 9.775 to win the UB while teammate Mariesah Pierce won the FX. Cal's Madisyn O'Brien won the AA. For UAA, Kaelei Spoor won the BB while Kelsey Fullerton and Shake Sanders tied for the VT title.
Link: Cal Release
Illinois State put a scare into #24 DU, but the Pioneers held on for a win. Brianna Springer led the way for DU, winning the AA with a 39.225 and scoring a win on UB and a tie for 1st on VT with teammatte Melodie Pulgarin Linero. Illinois State's Hannah Deutsch won BB while teamamte Erica Schick won the FX.
Link: Illinois State Release
Frosh Erin Machado won the FX while teammates Danielle Reibold and Katie Lawrence picked up wins on UB and BB respectively. UNH's Austyn Fobes and Bridgeport's Monica Mesalles tied for the VT title, but it was Mesalles who came out on top in the AA.
Link: UNH Release
Ohio State posted a new season high, doing so on the road. Colleen Dean of the Buckeyes set a new personal best in the AA with a 39.225 win. Dean also tied for the UB title with teammate Rebecca Best. Frosh Melanie Shaffer of the Buckeyes won both VT and FX while classmate Sarah Miller won the BB.
Link: Ohio State Release
Penn State led the way with a 351.8 as they defeated Army and host Temple's season high 341.4. PSU was powered by a new school record on the PH (59.1), led by Felix Aronovich's 15.1.
Link: Temple Release