Illinois has announced the addition of Mia Takekewa, Julia Waight, Olivia O'Donnell and Maggie Lampsa for 2019-2020. The commits of all four were covered previously. They join signees Lexie Powe, Arayah Simons and Mia Townes. Unfortunately, O'Donnell will likely sit out her first season due to a knee injury suffered in April.
ASU has promoted Kristina Baskett to an assistant coach. Baskett had served as a volunteer assistant the last two seasons. The fromer Ute standout was an NCAA champion and 12-time All-American. She has also been active as a stunt double, Cirque performer, model and actress.
Army (M) has hired Evan Eigner as an assistant coach. He had been an assistant at Temple (M) and Maryland (W). He was also a competitor for Ohio State for two season and Temple for two more. His father Fred Turoff was Head Coach at Temple and a USA Gymnastics Hall of Fame member.
Link: Eigner Release
Laney Madsen has committed to UCLA, according to her Instagram. The champion cheerleader started gymnastics in 2014 and now competes as an elite for Bulgaria. She trains at Gym-Max in Southern California and has competed as an elite and L10 in the US. She graduates in 2019 but has been attempting to qualify for the Qlympics. She missed World's last year after being injured shortly before the competition.
Rutgers has added six more athletes to their 2019-2020 incoming class, in addition to the previously announced Jenna Ferguson and Hannah Joyner. They are: Kaitlyn Bertola, Jordyn Duffield, Lizzy Henshall, Alexis Rogers, Julia Volpe and Jordyn Zieden-Weber. The commits of Duffield, Henshall and Volpe were covered previously.