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Illinois has announced that Jay Santos has been named Associate Head Coach of the women's team.  Santos joined the staff last season.

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Thursday, 21 July 2011 07:29

Air Force (W) Welcomes Five

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Air Force welcomed five cadets to the start of basic training:  Elaina Cammarata, Lindsay Ebel, Kim McRobbie, Alexandra Stych and Jessica Wallander.  The commits of Cammarata, McRobbie and Stych were covered in prior news items. 

Ebel is a L10 from the Colorado Aerials.  At the 2010 Region III L10 Regionals, she placed 10th AA.  She also tied for 44th AA at the 2009 L10 JO Nationals.  Link:  YouTube.com Channel

Wallander is a L10 from Metroplex.  In 2009, while at Texas Dreams, she tied for 10th on UB and 23rd AA at the L10 JO Nationals.  After missing 2010, she competed on two events at Regionals in 2011.  Link:  VT in 2011

Link:  Air Force Release

Thursday, 21 July 2011 05:35

2012-13 O'Connor to Illinois

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Giana O'Connor, L10 from Gymnasti in Illinois, has committed to Illinois according to an announcement on her club's website.  She placed 4th AA (1st UB) at her 2011 state meet and 11th AA at Regionals.

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Wednesday, 20 July 2011 20:23

2012-13 Rice to Stanford

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Taylor Rice, L10 from Gymcats in Nevada, has accepted a scholarship to Stanford according to her clubs Facebook page.  Rice placed 2nd AA (1st V/FX) at her 2011 state meet, 9th AA at regionals and 5th AA (1st UB/BB) at the NIT.

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Wednesday, 20 July 2011 16:26

Dan Miller joins Nebraska Coaching Staff

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Dan Miller has been named Assistant Coach at Nebraska, replacing Tim Garrison and rounding out the NU coaching staff.  Miller comes to NU after a long and successful career coaching L10 and elite gyms at the club level.

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Sunday, 17 July 2011 19:07

2012-13 Teet to CMU

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Karlee Teet, L10 at CGI in Colorado, has committed to CMU according to a site submission.  She placed 9th AA at her 2011 state meet and qualified to regionals where she placed 15th AA

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Friday, 15 July 2011 16:42

2011-12 Schumacher to join Ball State Team

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Brooklyn Schumacher, L10 from Bart Conner Gymnastics in Oklahoma, has committed to Ball State.  Schumacher placed 3rd AA (1st V) at her state meet this season, and then went on to finish 8th AA finish at regionals and 11th AA at the NIT.

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Friday, 15 July 2011 15:52

Lindenwood University Adds Women's Gymnastics

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Lindonwood University has announced the addition of Women's Gymnastics, starting with the 2012-2013 season.  In 2013-2014, they will be competing as a Division II program.  Head Coach Gretchen Goerlitz comes to LU after two years at Centenary.  The former USU and DU competitor got her master's at TWU.  In a release, Goerlitz said, “I’m honored to be the first head women’s gymnastics coach at Lindenwood University, to be joining the ranks of such an ambitious athletics department, and to be a part of the history of building a new and strong gymnastics program,” said Goerlitz. “I cannot think of a better university to be adding the sport of gymnastics. It is truly a great time to be a part of Lindenwood and specifically the athletic department as it paves new paths down the road of excellence.”

Link:  Release

Friday, 15 July 2011 15:44

2011-2012: Nickels to SEMO

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Nicole Nickels, a L10 at Xtreme in Missouri, has committed to SEMO, according to a site submission.  Nickels placed 33rd AA at the 2011 L10 JO Nationals, Sr. C. She was 38th AA in 2010.

Thursday, 14 July 2011 16:52

Ball State Adds Three

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Ball State announced that Caroline Fiscus of Gym Dandy's in Pennsylvania, and Alexis Moore of Gedderts in Michican will join Samantha Santos this fall at Ball State.  Santo's commitment was previously reported.

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Tuesday, 12 July 2011 05:09

Kentucky coaching staff in place

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Chuck Dickerson will remain on staff.  Mary McDaniel makes the move from McCrackens Gymnastics to an assistant coach position.

Announcement

Monday, 11 July 2011 20:03

2013-14 Rott to Auburn

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Mary Jane Rott, L10 at Rising Stars in Minnesota, has committed to Auburn.  She had a strong 2011 season, placing 1st AA at the Winterfest (1st UB/BB), Winter Challenge (1st V/UB/FX), and Magical Challenge (1st V/UB/BB/FX).  She placed 8th AA at her state meet, 1st AA (1st FX) at regionals, and 12th AA at JO Nationals.

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Monday, 11 July 2011 04:44

Men's VISA Qualifier Results

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29 Men qualified for the VISA Championships out of this past weekend's qualifier.  Among collegians, Mel Anton Santander led the way in 3rd place while former teammate Chris Cameron as 2nd.  Edward Mesa won the meet.  Seung Tai Lee of Ohio State was 4th, while Kyle Bunthuwong of Cal was 5th. 

Link:   Results

Sunday, 10 July 2011 11:21

2012-13 Metcalf to UW

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Sheridan Metcalf, L10 at Desert Devils in Arizona, has committed to Washington.  This past season, she swept her session at her state meet, winning the all around title and all events.  She placed 6th AA at regionals and 10th AA at JO Nationals.

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Wednesday, 06 July 2011 19:28

AU Adds Director of Gymnastics Operations

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Auburn has added Dawn Schueller as Director of Gymnastics Operations.  She is a former volunteer assistant.

Link:  AU Release

Wednesday, 06 July 2011 19:27

UCLA Adds Two to Coaching Staff

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UCLA has announced several changes to their coaching staff:

Randy Lane returns to UCLA after stints at MSU and UF. 

Amy Smith joins the staff as a volunteer assistant.  She was an assistant last at Missouri

Chris Waller has been promoted to Associate Head Coach from Assistant Head Coach.

Link:  UCLA Release

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