Emily Lee, junior elite from West Valley Gymnastics, has committed to UCLA. She competed at the 2016 Secret Classic and placed 9th on beam. She also competed at te 2016 P&G Championships and qualified to event finals on beam, placing 7th.
As we finish our post-NCAA "detox", it's time to look forward to the next season. Here's a few observations and a look forward to next season, including some thoughts on the upcoming code revision.
Here' are some additional Men's signees for 2017-2018, at Army and Navy:
Army - Joseph Minus, Capital Gymnastics
Navy - Collin Dipietro, Capital Gymnastics
Navy - Max Gerber, Hotshots
Navy - Travis Keller, Capital Gymnastics
Navy - Jason Kushy, Parkettes
Navy - Ryan McVay, Extreme Gymnastics
Ashley Albrecht, a L10 from LEGA, has signed with UIC. The L10 placed 10th AA at the 2016 L10 JO Nationals. She also recently won her L10 Regional meet, winning VT and FX in the process.
Charlotte Tishkoff of Gold Medal Gymnastics in Arizona has committed to Western Michigan. She is a Level 10 who placed 1st on floor and 2nd AA at her 2017 state meet. She placed 11th AA at regionals.
Sofia Gonzalez of Gym-Max, Rebecca Karlous of South Coast Gymnastics, and Kendal Poston of Azarian Gymnastics will walk on as part of the incoming class. Competition results for Bonalez and Karlous are sparse. Poston placed 7th AA at the SoCal meet this season and 4th AA at Regionals. Poston also tied for 18th AA at the 2016 JO Nationals.
Jazmyn Foberg will graduate early and join Florida for 2017-2018, according to her club's Instagram and a release from Florida. The elite was a US National Team member and was the US junior champion in 2014. She committed to Florida originally in 2014.
Nicole Webb, another 2018 commit, will also graduate early and join the Gators in the Fall.
Florida's Alex McMurtry has been named the Honda Sports Award winner for Gymnastics. The Honda Award is given to the top student-athlete in each sport. At the end of the season, one winner from all sports will be selected as the Collegiate Woman Athlete of the Year and the winner of the Honda Award.
Taylor Dittmar, L10 at World Class in Illinois, is set to join the Utah State team next season. She qualified to nationals in 2016. This season she finished 15th AA at her state meet and 15th AA at regionals.