Thursday, 15 November 2018 06:26

2021-22 Kara Eaker to Utah

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Kara Eaker has announced her commitment to Utah.  The senior elite from GAGE placed 4th AA (1st BB) at the 2018 American Classic, 16th AA (5th BB) at the US Classic and 7th AA at US Championships (9th UB, 2nd BB,  5th FX).  She wsa 6th AA at the World…
Wednesday, 14 November 2018 19:48

LSU Signs Four

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LSU has announced the signing of Bailey Ferrar, Kiya Johnson, Kai Rivers and Caitlin Smith in a series of tweets.  The commits of all four were covered in previous news items.  Ferrar will start with the Tigers in January while Johnson will graduate a year early. Link:  LSU Twitter Link: …
Wednesday, 14 November 2018 13:13

TWU Signs Five

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TWU has signed five athletes for 2019-2020:  Beth Lazarus, Daisy Woodring, Kyla Podges, Maddie Griffith and Mara Johnson.  The commits of Podges, Griffith and Johnson were covered previously.
Wednesday, 14 November 2018 12:25

PSU (W) Signs Three

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PSU has signed Amy Bladon, Bella Romagnano and Cassidy Rushlow to NLIs for 2019-2020.  Link:  Combined Release
Wednesday, 14 November 2018 10:14

SEMO Signs Three

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SEMO has signed Dahlia Solorzano-Caruso, Jordan Jones and Mallory Desch to NLIs for 2019-2020.
Wednesday, 14 November 2018 08:38

Florida Signs Payton Richards

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Florida has confirmed the signing of Payton Richards, a L10 from Aerials.  A three time JO National Team member, she finished 4th AA, 3rd(t) on FX, 4th(t) on UB and 9th(t) on BB at the 2018 L10 Junior Olympic Nationals.  In 2017, she tied for the BB JO National title,…
Tuesday, 13 November 2018 19:48

2020-2021: Johnston to WVU

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Kelly Johnston, a senior high performance (elite) gymnast from Manjak's in Canada, has committed to WVU for 2020-2021.  At the 2018 Canadian Championships, she placed 2nd on VT and 18th AA.  Link: Videos
Saturday, 03 November 2018 10:54

World Championships: Event Finals

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Former NCAA champ and Michigan star Sam Mikulak won the bronze on High Bar to win his first every individual medal in major international competition.  Epke Zonderland of the Netherlands won the Gold.  Mikulak also placed 4th on the PB, which was won by Zou Jingyuan of China.  Florida commit…
Friday, 02 November 2018 10:34

World Championships: Event Finals, Day 1

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Alabama's Shallon Olsen won the silver medal for Canada on Vault at the event finals of the 2018 Doha World Gymnastics Championships.  Simon Biles of the US won the Gold.  OU's Yul Moldauer placed fourth on the FX while teammate and former Michigan star Sam Mikulak was 4th on PH…
Thursday, 01 November 2018 08:12

World Gymnastics Championships: Women's AA Final

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Simone Biles fell on vault (sat down the Biles) and on BB but still won the Gold Medal at the World Championships, by a large margin.  Japan's Mai Murakami edge Florida commit Morgan Hurd for the silver (Hurd fell on BB). Link:  Results
Wednesday, 31 October 2018 10:16

World Championships: Men's AA Final

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Russia's Artur Dalaloyan and China's Xiao Ruoteng tied for first place in a thrilling final, with Dalaloyan winning the tiebreaker to become the 2018 World AA Champion (Men's).  Ex-Michigan star and former NCAA champion Sam Mikulak was in third heading into high bar, but problems on the event left him…
Tuesday, 30 October 2018 10:03

World Championships: Women's Team Final

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The US Women overcame a few mistakes to easily win the team title at the 2018 Doha World Championships.  Simone Biles, Kara Eaker, and Florida commits Morgan Hurd and Riley McCusker joined with Utah commit Grace McCallum to defeat Russia, 171.629 to 162.863.
Monday, 29 October 2018 14:23

World Championships: Men's Team Final

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The US Men placed fourth in the Men's Team Final, just missing a spot at the 2020 Olympics.  They will have another shot next year.  In a thrilling finale, China edged Russia by the narrowest of margins, posting a 256.634 to Russia's 256.586.  Japan was third at 253.744, with the…
Sunday, 28 October 2018 11:55

World Championships: NCAA Related Athletes in Prelims

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Past, present and future NCAAers were in action at the World Gymnastics Championships in Doha this weekend.  Here's how they fared in the preliminary rounds:
Saturday, 22 September 2018 20:44

US Names Men's World Championships Squad

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The USA has named the Men's squad for the 2018 Doha World Championships.  All five have NCAA ties.
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