Nicole Rogalski, L10 at 10.0 Gymnastics in Mass., has committed to Minnesota. Nicole has competed at Level 10 since the 2011 season. She qualified to the NIT in 2011 and to JOs in 2012 and 2013. Last season she was crowned state bars champ and regional bars and beam champ. In her first early season meet this season, she placed 5th AA at the Pilgram Harvest Invitational.
Ryan Stach, L10 from Galaxy Gymnastics in N.Y., has reportedly verballed to Minnesota. In 2013, she picked up the state floor champ title and went on to win floor and vault at regionals. She qualified for the NIT. She just competed her first meet of the 2014 season, the Balloon Classic, winning the beam and floor titles.
Courtney Cowles, L10 at New England Gym Express in Connecticut, has committed to Arizona. Last season she won her state bars title. At regionals, she placed 6th AA and earned a trip to JOs.
Kynsee Roby, L10 at Chow's in Iowa, has committed to Nebraska. Last season she nearly swept the events at her state meet, winning the all around, bars, beam and floor. She won beam at regionals and her 7th place AA finish qualified her to JOs.
Bowling Green will welcome five gymnasts for 2014-2015: Morgan Denlinger, Taylor Livingston and Shannon Goniwiecha signed NLIs while Kylie Bosco and McKenna Schoenberger will walk on. The commits of Livingston, Goniwiecha and Bosco were covered in prior news items.
Denlinger is a L10 at Prestige Gymnastics. At the 2012 L10 JO Nationals, she placed 35th AA.
Schoenberger trains as a L10 at Maple City Gymnastics. At the 2013 Region V L10 Regionals, she placed 23rd AA. She also placed 12th AA at Regionals in 2012.
Link: BGSU Release
As expected Bailey Gardner, Ciara Gardner, and Hanna Hitchcock signed NLIs with Minnesota. The commits of all three were covered in prior news item. As previously reported, Rachel Rowland will be a walkon. In addition to that quartet, local product Abby DeMuse will also be a walkon.
DeMuse is a L10 at Classic City. In 2012, she placed 49th AA at the Level 10 JO Nationals.
Penn State has signed Quest Hayden and Colin Coates.
Hayden is a Junior National Team member who placed 1st on HBm 3rd on FX and 3rd AA at the 2013 P&G (US) Championships. His father and uncle were well known members at the US National level. He trains at his family's gym, the Hayden's International Gymnastics Academy.
Coates trains at the Parkettes. He finished 13th AA in the 16 year old division at the 2013 JO Nationals.
Link: PSU Release
Ball State has named Justin Wolford as an assistant. Wolford has spent the last three years as Head Coach at Flights. He was also an assistant at CMU in 2007.
Link: Ball State Release