Savannah Newsome, a L10 from Let It Shine, has committed to Lindenwood for 2020-2021, according to a site submission. She competed at the Region VIII L10 Regionals in 2019, placing 4th on the UB. She also finished 15th AA at the 2018 Regionals.
Link: Her Site
Ohio State's men's program has added Jamie Henderson as an assistant. The former OU athlete has been coaching at the club level since 2007, most recently at Stars.
Alyona Shchennikova origianlly committed to Michigan for the 2019-20 season, with plans to defer. She has changed that commitment to LSU. She is out of the current elite season due to a ruptured achilles.
OU has announced the promotion of Lou Ball and Tom Haley to Associate Head Coach. They've been working as assistants since 2007 for Head Coach KJ Kindler.
Former NCAA champ and Michigan star Sam Mikuak won his sixth US title, tying Makoto Sakamoto for the number of wins. Former NCAA champ Yul Moldauer was 2nd, with another NCAA champ, Akash Modi (former Stanford), in 3rd. Minnesota's Shane Wiskus was the top current collegian in 4th. Mikulak dominated, winning FX PH, PB and HB. Former Illinois standout Alex Diab won the Rings and Wiskus won the VT title.
Simone Biles leads the field after day 1 at the US Gymnastics Championships. She unveiled a new triple-twisting double back on FX, the first in competition by a woman. She was a little short on the landing and was pitched forward to her hands. On her other world-first, a double twisting double back after two bhs, she was near-perfect, with just a hop on landing.
OU's men's squad has announced that Valeriy Goncharov has joined the staff as an assistant. He's a 2004 Gold Medalist (PB) and a native of the Ukraine. He's been coaching at the Texas Academy for the last five years.
Boise State co-Head Coach Neil Resnick will retire after 12 seasons. Current co-Head Coach Tina Bird will take over as Head Coach for the upcoming season. Patti Resnick will continue to serve as an assistant coach.
Link: Boise St Release
Former NCAA champ and Michigan star Sam Mikulak took a big lead on Day 1 of the US Championships. He's chasing after his sixth title. He posted the day's top scores on FX, PB and HB, plus 2nd on PH.
Brown welcomes six frosh for 2019-2020: Abby Contello, Lauren Lazaro, Jasmine Lee, Lauren McKeown, Ella Poley and Carolanne Van Zandt. The commits of Lazaro, Lee and McKeown were covered previously.
W&M has promoted Kelsey HInton to Head Coach. She's been serving as an assistant coach for the last four seasons. She was a standout at NC State and a coach at Kidsport prior to coming to W&M.