Alexandra Theodorou from Desert Lights has committed to ASU. She placed 1st on vault, bars, floor and the all around at her 2018 state meet. She was 7th AA at regionals and 28th AA at JOs.
Brown has announced its freshman class of Mei Li Costa, Sophia Petrillo and Abby Walsh. Costa and Walsh were expected additions and their commitments were mentioned here in earlier postings. Sophia Petrillo competed for Brestyan's. She closed out her club career as state beam champ. She placed 2nd AA at regionals and 26th AA at JOs. Charissa Chou, who also announced a commitment to Brown, is not mentioned in Brown's current release.
Alona Kratzer, junior elite from Top Notch Training Center, has committed to Missouri. She recently competed at the American Classic and she is scheduled to compete at the US Classic later this month.
Jessie DeZiel, former NU gymnast, brings NCAA coaching experience from NU (student assistant) and Ball State (assistant coach).
Bella Salcedo from Texas Dreams has committed to Penn State. She qualified to the 2018 Nastia Liukin Cup and finished 1st on vault and 7th AA. She placed 1st on vault and 2nd AA at her state meet. She was 1st on bars and 1st AA at regionals. She ended the season with a 5th place finish at JOs.
Cornell welcomes six newcomers for 2018-2019: Valerie Aubley, Michelle Espinosa, Haley Kondo, Miranda Lund, Sara Maughan and Donna Webster. The commits of all but Espinosa and Webster were covered in prior news items.
Kathryn Thaler from Stars has committed to Nebraska. She had a strong finish to her 2018 season, placing 1st AA, 1st on bars and floor at her state meet. She placed 1st on bars and 2nd AA at regionals. She placed 15th AA at JOs. We originally had her committing to Rutgers.