Kaylyn Mintz, Superior Gymnastics Academy, has committed to Ohio State. She qualified to JOs in 2019, finishing 24th AA. She had two big AA wins in 2020 at the Atlanta Crown and the Chicago Style.
Leah Smith, a L10 who now trains at the World Champions Centre, has changed her commit from Cal to Washington for 2021-2022. She was formerly training at AIM Athletics. In 2019, she won the Region III L10 Regional AA title and tied for 15th AA at the Level 10 Junior Olympic Nationals. She also tied for 5th on VT and 7th on BB. This past season, she won AA at her session at the Yellow Rose Invitational, the Excalibur Cup and the Metroplex Invitational.
More sad news, as we are now down to 16 men's teams. Due to COVID related revenue losses and a projected deficit of $60 to $75M, Iowa has made a decision to terminate Men's Gymnastics at the end of the 2020-2021 season. They will also cut M&W's swimming and men's tennis.
Link: Iowa Letter
Deana Sherameta, a L10 from Galaxy, has committed to GWU for 2022-2023. At the 2019 L10 Junior Olympic Nationals, she placed 8th on FX and 31st AA. She also tied for 10th on BB and 22nd AA in 2018.
Reese Drotar, a L10 from Airborne, has committed to Cal for 2022-2023. She came back this season after a knee injury to win the UB and AA titles at the Pacific Classic. She also won BB and tied for 1st on UB at her session of the Metroplex Challenge. She placed 7th at the 2018 Region I L10 Regionals.
Arizona has announced the addition of Halli Mayberry and Taylor Raskin to the 2020-2021 roster. The commits of both athletes were covered previously.
UAA has announced a decision to terminate Gymnastics, Men's Hockey and men's and women's skiing after this current season. The decision must be ratified by the Board of Regents in their September meeting. A period of public comment is available, and the team is organizing actions to protest the decision.
We previously announced her commitment to Arkansas.