Sunday, 01 May 2011 13:15

2011-2012: Yee to Join Illinois State

Megan Yee,  L10 at Naperville, will walkon to Illinois State for 2011-2012, according to her channel.  At the 2011 Region 5 L10 Regionals, she placed 20th AA in the Senior D division.  She was 25th at Regionals in 2011.     

Link: Channel

Thursday, 28 April 2011 12:44

Iowa State Awards Scholarships

Elizabeth Stranahan, junior next season, and Shea Anderson, a senior next season, both earned scholarships for the coming school year at Iowa State.  Both are former walkons, according to the Cylcone release.

Link:  Iowa State Release

Thursday, 28 April 2011 12:40

Garrison Named Head Coach at Kentucky

Tim Garrison has been named the new Head Coach at Kentucky.  He was an assistant at Nebraska since 2007.  Prior to that he was a coach at SCEGA.

Link:  UK Release

Wednesday, 27 April 2011 13:46

2011-2012: Illinois Signs Kato

Illinois has signed Sunny Kato, a L10 from Team OC in Southern California.  She recently competed on UB and BB at the 2011 Region 1 L10 Regionals, placing 5th on the former.  At the 2010 L10 Nationals, she placed 44th AA.  In 2006, she qualified as a junior international, and won the pre-elite division at the US Challenge.

Link: Channel and Illinois Release

Tuesday, 26 April 2011 15:12

2012-2013: Lawrence to WVU

Jaida Lawrence, a L10 from NEGX, has committed to West Virginia.  At the recent Region 6 L10 Regionals, she finished 2nd AA and 1st on VT in the Senior B division.  She also tied for 39th AA at the 2010 JO Nationals and was 32nd AA and 4th(t) on VT at the 2009 JO Nationals. 

Link: Channel 


Tuesday, 26 April 2011 14:57

WVU Names Head Coach

West Virginia has promoted current Associate Head Coach Jason Butts to be the new Head Coach at WVU.  He replaces Linda Burdette-Good, who is retiring.  He was named the Regional Assistant of the Year in 2009 and 2010.  A graduate of UGA, he will receive a master's from WVU in December. 

Link:  WVU Release

Missouri, in a release, confirmed the addition of Rebecca Johnson as a walk-on for 2011-2012.

Link:  Mizzou Release

Sunday, 24 April 2011 18:30

2012-2013: Webb to SUU

Stacie Webb has committed to Southern Utah, according to a site submission. At the recent 2011 Region 1 L10 Regionals, she placed 11th AA, 2nd on VT and 2nd on BB in the Senior A division.  At the 2010 L10 Nationals, she tied for 38th AA and 4th on BB.  The prior year, she placed 2nd AA at the Level 8 Regional meet.

Link:  Webb's Channel

Kent State Head Coach Brice Biggin was named Coach of the Year and assistants Sharon Sabin and Tom Ward were named Assistants of the Year by the NACGC/W.

Link:  Kent St Release

Monday, 18 April 2011 12:15

2011-2012: Washington Adds Two

Washington has announced the addition of two walkons for 2011-2012:  Madison Kratzke and Doris Lynk.  Both reportedly turned down scholarships to walk on to the Huskies.

Kratzke is a L10 from Seattle Gymnastics Academy.  At the 2011 Region II L10 Regionals held this past weekend, she placed 3rd AA, 1st on BB and 2nd on VT in the Senior C division.  She placed 12th AA and 4th(t) on VT at Regionals in 2010 and 5th AA, 2nd(t) on UB and 1st on VT in 2009.

Lynk, a L10 from Desert Lights, tied for 18th AA at the 2011 Region I L10 Regionals, after finished 3rd AA at her State meet.  She was also 18th AA in 2010.  

Links:  UW Release and

Kratzke 9.775 UB at Alamo  and Vault

Lynk's Channel

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