Savannah Schoenherr, L10 at Hill's in Maryland, has committed to Auburn. She finished
12th AA at the 2013 JO Championships and she is currently working towards qualifying Elite.
Former Missouri standout gymnast Adrianne Perry has joined the staff as a volunteer coach.
Three time NCAA champ and former Michigan star Sam Mikulak came from behind and captured the Men's AA title at the P&G Championships. The defending champion overtook John Orozco (2nd) and ex-OU star Jake Dalton (3rd). Donnell Whittenburg was 4th while Danell Leyva was 5th. Former OU star Alex Naddour was sixth.
Those six were named to the World Championships team, along with alternate Paul Ruggeri (ex Illinois, 7th AA).
Another ex OU star, Jonathan Horton, finished 8th, rebounding from a tough Day 1. Ex Ohio State star Brandon Wynn placed 9th AA while current Illini CJ Maestas was 10th. Horton, Wynn and Maestas will be joined by Marvin Kimble (Michigan), Sean Melton (Ohio State), and Eddie Penev (ex Stanford) on the Pan Am Games team. Stanford's Akash Modi will be the alternate.
UCLA commit Simone Biles won her 2nd consecutive US title this evening, capturing the AA over Kyla Ross. The World Champion was dominant throughout the competition, posting the top total on FX and VT. Ross had a strong 2nd evening, posting over a 60 after troubles on Day 1. She had the highest mark on BB. Ashton Locklear, a Florida commit, had the highest two day total on UB.
OU commit Maggie Nichols was third, while Florida commit Alyssa Baumann was fouth. Utah commit McKayla Skinner was fifth, ahead of Florida commit Amelia Hundley in sixth.
UCLA commit Macy Toronjo competed four events, while future teammate Felicia Hano was the only competitor to do three events. Right behind, leading the two event competitors, was future Bruin Madison Kocian. Another future UCLA gymnasts, Nica Hults, was 12th while OU frosh Brenna Dowell competed just one event.
Link: USA Gymnastics
WVU has added three gymnasts for 2014-2015: Brittney Harris, Audrey Tolbert and Jordan Gillette. Harris is a fifth year senior who competed for Pitt but has a season of eligibility remaining. Tolbert transfers to WVU from Ohio State. Gillette is a frosh, whose commitment was covered at the site last December.
Link: WVU Release