Friday, 16 September 2011 17:19

2013-2014: Allex to Utah

Taylor Allex, a L10 at Classic Gymnastics in Minnesota, has committed to Utah, according to her club's web site.  At the 2011 L10 Junior Olympic Nationals, she placed 5th AA, 2nd on UB, 6th(t) on BB and 10th(t) on VT.  She also tied for 22nd AA in 2010.

Link: Channel

Monday, 12 September 2011 20:04

NC State Hires Starkell as an Assistant

NC State has announced the hiring of former Illinois Head Coach Bob Starkell as an assistant.

Link:  NC State Release

Saturday, 10 September 2011 01:32

Ten Years Later, 9/11: Cline's Escape

Washington profiles senior Amanda Cline, who was staying with her family in the Marriott Hotel at the World Trade Center on September 11th, 2011.  For the first time, she tells the story of her day, which started with the first planning hitting the tower above their hotel room.  Read more at the UW website

It's been ten years since the tragic events of September 11th, 2001.   Today we honor the heroes of September 11th, 2001, including those who lost their lives. One of those people, Mari-Rae Sopper, closely touched the collegiate gymnastics community. As you may know, Mari-Rae Sopper was Head Coach of the University of California, Santa Barbara's women's gymnastics team. She was also a former standout collegiate gymnast and team captain for Iowa State. Many of you knew her in the capacity of coach, teammate, competitor, colleague and friend.

Friday, 09 September 2011 14:43

Ohio State Terminates Hamm

Ohio State has announced it has fired Men's assistant coach Paul Hamm.  Hamm was arrested over the weekend, after an alleged assault.

Link:  Ohio State Release

Thursday, 08 September 2011 11:44

2013-2014: Jimenez to Michigan

Megan Mercedes Jimenez has committed to Michigan for 2013-2014, according to her website.  The L10 and former junior international elite trains at Precision in Southern California.  At the 2011 Level 10 JO Nationals, she placed 4th(t) on BB, 10th(t) on VT and 14th AA.  In 2010, she placed 4th AA, 4th(t) on BB, and 6th(t) on VT at the JO National meet.  She then went on to finish 33rd in the junior international division at the VISA Championships. 

Link:  Jimenez' Web Site and Channel

Wednesday, 07 September 2011 22:56

2012-2013: Stover to William and Mary

Brittany Stover has committed to William and Mary for 2012-2013.  The L10 at SIGS placed 8th AA at the 2011 Region V L10 Regionals.  She placed 11th AA in 2009 at the L10 Regionals. 

Link: Channel

Wednesday, 07 September 2011 19:53

2012-2013: Edwards to Arizona

Shelby Edwards, a L10 from Carter's Gymnastics in Mesa, is sticking close to home and accepting a scholarship at Arizona.  This past season, she won the AA at the L10 States but did not compete at Regionals.  In 2010, she also won States and placed 5th AA and 1st on UB at the Region I L10 Regionals, but did not compete at Nationals.  The prior year, in 2009, she placed 2nd AA, 3rd(t) UB, 4th(t) on VT and BB, and 7th(t) on FX at the L10 Nationals.

Link:  Carter's Gymnastics 

Tuesday, 06 September 2011 12:52

Kent State Hires Ballard as Assistant

Craig Ballard has joined the staff at Kent State, according to a school release.  He had been an assistant at Bowling Green.

Link:  Kent State Release

Monday, 05 September 2011 09:21

2012-2013: Mohler to Illinois State

Amanda Mohler has committed to Illinois State, according to her club.  She's a L10 at United Gymnastics.  At the 2011 Region V L10 Regionals, she placed 16th AA, 4th on FX and 5th on BB.  She placed 10th at Regionals in 2010.

Link:  Club Website and Channel

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