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Friday, 13 November 2009 14:18

Illinois State Signs Bossle

Illinois State, as expected, signed Jenna Bossle.  Her commit was covered in a prior news item.

Link:  ISU Release

Friday, 13 November 2009 14:11

California Signs Two (W)

California has announced the signing of Alicia Asturias and Dallas Crawford.  Crawford's commit was covered in a prior news item.

Asturias is a L10 at Technique in Rancho Cordova.  At the 2009 L10 Nationals, she placed 12th AA and 6th(t) on VT in the Senior A division.  In 2008, she placed 10th AA at the Region I L10 Regionals.

Link: Cal Release

Link:  Asturias YouTube.com Channel

Friday, 13 November 2009 13:55

UCLA Signs Four

UCLA has announced the signing of Olivia Courtney, Mattie Larsen, Samantha Peszak, and Syndey Sawa.  Peszak's commit was covered in a prior news items.  The year of entry for each of the athletes was not specified.

Courtney is a senior international elite who trains at Orlando Metro.  In 2009, Courtney won the Cover Girl Classic, but did not compete at the VISA Championships.  She placed 10th AA at the 2008 Olympic Team Trials.

Larson is a senior international elite who trains at All Olympia.  She placed 7th AA at both the 2008 VISA (US) Championships and the 2008 US Olympic Team Trials.  This past season, she won the BB and FX titles at a World Cup event in Montreal.

Sawa is the 2009 Canadian National AA Champion.  She is also the reigning champion on the UB and a two-time World Championships competitor.  In 2008, she finished 5th AA and 3rd on FX at the Canadian Championships.

Links:

Courtney Videos on YouTube.com

Sawa Videos on YouTube.com

Larson Videos on YouTube.com

Friday, 13 November 2009 13:53

Washington Signs Two

As expected, Washington has signed Lara Albright and Aliza Vaccher.  Their commits were covered in prior news items.

Link:  UW Release

Friday, 13 November 2009 03:17

San Jose State Signs Two

San Jose State has announced the signing of Cassandra Harrison and Allie Myers, according to a school release.  Harrison's commit was covered in a prior news item.

Myers is a L10 at Desert Lights.  At the 2009 Region I L10 Regionals, she placed 13th AA in the Senior A division.

Link:  Release

Friday, 13 November 2009 03:08

Frey Signs with Minnesota (M)

Matt Frey has signed with Minnesota, according to the Bradenton Herald.  Frey, who trains at South Florida, placed 40th AA at the 2008 Junior Olympic Nationals.

Link:  Newspaper

Link:  YouTube.com Channel

Friday, 13 November 2009 03:00

Florida Signs Six, Two to Start in January

Florida has signed six athletes, with two ready to compete during the 2010 season.  Mackenzie Caquatto, Kytra Hunter and Alaina Johnson are three senior international elites who will start in 2010-2011.  They will be joined by local L10 Brittney Noble.  Their commits were covered in prior news items.  In addition, Liz Green and Marissa King will start in January, bolstering the Gator squad for this season.  Green's commit was covered previously, and there was some uncertainty which athletes were going to join for the 2010 season.

King is an elite gymnast on the British National team.   A 2008 Olympian, she was the 2009 British National champion on VT.  She was also 3rd AA, UB and FX at the same competition.  She also competed at the 2007 and 2009 World Championships.

Link:  UF Release

Link:  YouTube.com Search on Marissa King

Thursday, 12 November 2009 13:19

2010-2011: Key Signs with Alaska

Morgan Key, a L10 at Texas East, is heading to Alaska.  At the 2009 Region III L10 Regionals, she finished 10th AA and 2nd(t) on FX in the Senior C division.

In the same article, clubmate Alana Johnson signed her NLI and confirmed an intent to start next season.

Link:  Article, including signing ceremony video

Link:  YouTube.com

Thursday, 12 November 2009 13:14

2010-2011: Brady Signs with SEMO

Erin Brady, a L10 at Oshkosh, has signed with Southeast Missouri State, according to the Northwestern newspaper.  At the 2009 L10 Nationals, she placed 20th AA and 9th(t) on VT.  In 2008, as a Junior D, she tied for 25th AA and placed 9th on FX.

Link:  Newspaper

Thursday, 12 November 2009 13:12

Minnesota Sign Two

Minnesota has announced the signing of Dusti Russell and Kayla Slechta, as expected.  You can use the search function to read more about them on this site.
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