PSU has announced the hiring of Jeff and Rachelle Thompson to coach its women's gymnastics team.
Jessica Morreale, a L10 who trains at Energym, has reportedly committed to Iowa for 2011-2012. As a Senior A, she finished 20th AA and 4th(t) on UB at the L10 Nationals in 2010. In 2009, at the Region V L10 Regionals, she placed 12th AA, 2nd(t) on UB and 4th(t) on VT.
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Minnesota has confirmed the transfer Justine Cherwink. Her commit was covered in a previous news item. Cherwink will be a freshman in eligibility, as she spent the first year at TWU but trained with her club team.
Link: Minnesota Release
Boosters of Cal Men's Gymnastics have formed "Cal Gymnastics Forever Foundation" and will be meeting with the Chancellor on the 14th to present a business plan. They need your letters of support, and your donations. Thus far, they have raised pledges for over 25% of the operating budget and 200 letters of support. Click on the link to fill out an automatic letter generating tool.
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The Men's qualifier to the VISA (US) Championships were held this weekend, and 23 seniors and 9 junior advanced. A number of past, current and future collegians were in action. Jesse Silverstein won the senior division, while Daniel Potemski was the top junior.
Link: USA Gymnastics
Whitnee Johnson, L10 from Show Me Gymnastics in Missouri, has verballed to Kent State. She qualified to JOs from a 8th place finish at her state meet and a 6th place finish (1st V) at regionals. She finished 48th AA at JOs.