Wednesday, 10 August 2011 17:25

Rutgers Hires Bolen as Assistant

Rutgers has hired Kera Bolen, a former Oregon State athlete and volunteer assistant, as an assistant coach.

Link:  Oregon State Release

Tuesday, 09 August 2011 17:10

2012-2013: Aucoin to New Hampshire

Kelsey Aucoin has committed to New Hampshire for the 2012-2013, according to her club.  The L10 trains at Metroplex.  At the 2011 Region 3 L10 Regionals, she competed just two events, VT and FX, but won both.  She also finished 13th AA at Regionals in 2010. 

Link:  Personal Website

Thursday, 04 August 2011 21:08

2012-2013: Barrett to Denver

Emily Barrett, a L10 at Bart Connor Gymnastics in Norman, Oklahoma, has committed to Denver.  At the 2011 L10 Junior Olympic Nationals, she placed 37th AA.  She finished 28th AA at Nationals in 2010.

Link: Channel

Tuesday, 02 August 2011 18:21

2011-2012: Lutz Signs with Towson

Towson announced another signing during the late period:  Samantha Lutz, a L10 from Elite Energy in Tennessee, has signed with the Tigers.  In her first season as a L10, she qualified all the way through to the L10 Nationals, where she tied for 48th AA.  In 2010, as a L9, she placed 1st AA, UB, and FX at the Level 9 Eastern Nationals. 

Link:  Towson Release

Tuesday, 02 August 2011 18:18

Nilson Named Assistant at TWU

Josh Nilson has been named an assistant at TWU.  He comes to the Pioneers from USU, where he speant three years as an assistant.

Link:  USU Release

Tuesday, 02 August 2011 11:01

2012-2013: Chuang to Stanford

Melissa Chuang has committed to Stanford, according to her club.  She trains at Airborne Gymnastics in nearby Santa Clara.  She tied for 15th AA and 10th on BB at the 2011 L10 JO Nationals, Sr. B.  She was 47th AA in 2010 and 35th AA in 2009.   

Link:  Airborne Web Site and Channel

Tuesday, 26 July 2011 09:50

Annual Scholarship Survey in Progress

Our annual survey of college coaches is in progress.  The survey takes a snapshot of the available scholarships for the next two recruiting years.  Results will be posted in the "Commits" summary for each year:  2012-2013 and 2013-2014.

Coaches:  Check your inbox for our survey or submit your responses directly by email, phone or FAX.

Monday, 25 July 2011 10:14

Iowa State Hires Two Assistants

Iowa State has announced the hiring of Kristen Maloney and Katie Minasola as assistants.  Olympian and former UCLA star Maloney was an assistant coach at UNH last season.  Katie (nee Teft) Minasola has been asssistant at Michigan State.

Link:  Iowa State Release

Saturday, 23 July 2011 20:49

Raisman Wins CoverGirl Classic

Alexandra Raisman of Brestyan's won the AA title at the CoverGirl Classic on Saturday night.  Chellsie Memmel of M&M was 2nd AA. Earlier in the day, Kyla Ross of Gym Max won the junior title. 

UCLA grad Anna Li competed on UB, hitting her new skills but coming off on the low bar as she prepped for her stalder hecht.  Casey Jo Magee, the ex-Arkansas star, competed extremely well but just missed qualifying to the Championships on all four events (she previously qualified in three).  Florida sophomore MacKenzie Caquatto hit her UB and BB routines well, scoring over 14 points on each.  NU incoming frosh did well on three events, qualifying for the VISA Championships on three events.  However, UW incoming  frosh Jaclyn McCartin was injured on VT and was carried off the floor. 

Link:  USA Gymnastics

Thursday, 21 July 2011 07:29

Air Force (W) Welcomes Five

Air Force welcomed five cadets to the start of basic training:  Elaina Cammarata, Lindsay Ebel, Kim McRobbie, Alexandra Stych and Jessica Wallander.  The commits of Cammarata, McRobbie and Stych were covered in prior news items. 

Ebel is a L10 from the Colorado Aerials.  At the 2010 Region III L10 Regionals, she placed 10th AA.  She also tied for 44th AA at the 2009 L10 JO Nationals.  Link: Channel

Wallander is a L10 from Metroplex.  In 2009, while at Texas Dreams, she tied for 10th on UB and 23rd AA at the L10 JO Nationals.  After missing 2010, she competed on two events at Regionals in 2011.  Link:  VT in 2011

Link:  Air Force Release

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