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
Amanda Ruble has announced her commitment to Western Michigan. Amanda is a level 10 competing for Oakland Gymnastics in Michigan. In 2012, she finshed 1st AA and 1st on beam at L9 Easterns. Last season she qualified for the NIT and finished 5th AA.
Anne Marie Neggia of North Stars in N.J. has committed to Penn. Last season, in her first year at level 10, she qualified through her state and regional meets to JOs. In 2012, she placed 10th AA at the Eastern L9 Championships.
Emerald City Gymnastics in Washington has announced Mary Jacobsen's commitment to Oregon State. Mary finished 2nd AA at her 2013 state meet At regionals she finished 2nd AA and 1st on bars and floor. She finished 18th AA at JOs.
Marissa Oakley, L10 at Phenom in Illinois, has committed to Georgia. Marissa is a three time JO qualifier. Last season she won her regiona's all around and the bars titles. She went on to finish 5th AA at JOs.
Michigan State has signed Gabriella Douglas and Hailee Westney for 2014-2015 and expect to welcome walkon Victoria Huehn as well. The commits of Douglas and Huehn were covered in prior news item.
Westney trains at Future Gymnastics in Canada and competes at the National Open level. At the 2013 Canadian Championships, she placed 1st AA, 1st on BB, 2nd on UB and 2nd on FX in the 16 yr+ division at the National Open level. In 2012, as a senior high performance athlete, she placed 13th AA in the prelims.
Link: MSU Release