Christina Desiderio, an elite from Parkettes, has announced her intention to start at LSU a year early. She'll be a big boost for the Tigers this season, as they look to replace some major lineup holes caused by graduation.
Natalie Vaculik, Caroline Bradford and Jasmine Arnold were dismissed from the team at the end of last season. They were invited back by the new coaching staff. Bradford declined the offer and decided to retire.
Brandon Ngai, Chandler Eggelston and volunteer assistant coach Jordan Valez has qualified to the P&Gs.
Kinsey Davis of KPAC Gymnastics has committed to NU. Last season she placed 1st on bars and 2nd AA at her state meet. She placed 1st AA and swept the events at regionals. She had not completed the paperwork to drop back from elite, so she was competed only exhibition at JOs. Had her exhibition scores counted, she would have placed 1st on beam and 2nd AA.
A variety of men with ties to NCAA programs competed in the final qualifier for the 2017 P&G (US) Championships. Marvin Kimble won the senior division, with Minnesota incoming frosh Shane Wiskus 2nd.
Link: Results and Qualifiers
OU men's qualified one current team member and two graduated team members to the P&G Championships: Matt Wenske, Alex Powarzynski and Michael Reid
Dockendorf-Ruggiero was a Canadian National Team member, a UW team member and a coach at Seattle Pacific. At Utah, she will act as the team's choreographer.
Junior Elite Maeve Hahn has committed to Georgia. She trains at First in Flight Gymnastics in North Carolina. Last season she qualified to competed at the Secret Classic.
Vote for Florida's Alex McMurtry (winner for Women's Gymnastics) as she goes up against 9 others Sports Winners for the NCAA Elite 90 Award "Fan Favorite" contest. Voting starts at 10 am ET on Wednesday.
PSU's Noah Roberson (winner for Men's Gymnastics) did not advance past the Semi-Finals.
WVU has hired Shea Anderson as an assistant. She had been a volunteer assistant and part-time professor at EMU. She was also coaching at Integrity Gymnastics. She's a former ISU gymnast.