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Tuesday, 19 October 2010 10:49

2011-12 Stepp to NIU

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Amanda Stepp, L10 from All American Flames Gymnastix in Michigan, has committed to NIU for the 2011-12 season.  Amanda was the 2010 state and regional vault champ.  She also placed 3rd on floor at regionals.  At the NIT she tied for 2nd on vault and finished 7th in the AA.

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Monday, 18 October 2010 17:28

World Championships: Men's Team, Day 1

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The US men's squad, filled with current and former NCAAers, is in second place after the first six subdivisions of the men's team preliminary competition.  With some of the top teams like China left to go, the team is in a very good position to qualify for finals.   The team was led by OU grad Jonathan Horton, who ranks 2nd AA behind the reigning World Champion Kohei Uchimura.   Horton was joined by former Sooners Chris Brooks and current star Steven Legendre, who are chasing event final sports on HB and FX, respectively.  Ohio State's Brandon Wynn and Michigan's Chris Cameron.  NCAAers (current and former) also excelled for other countries, including Stanford Eddie Penev (competing for Bulgaria) and former PSU star Casey Sandy (competing for PSU).  Link:  USA Gymnastics Story and Results
Monday, 18 October 2010 11:23

2011-12 Repp and Jones verbal to TWU

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TWU has two more commits for the 2011-12 season: Kayla Jones, L10 from International Gymnastics in North Carolina and Stephanie Repp, L10 from Gold Cup in New Mexico.  Jones finished 47th AA at JO Nationals in 2009. Repp finished 2nd AA and 1st BB at her 2010 state meet; 10th AA at regionals; and 11th AA at the 2010 NIT meet.

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Sunday, 17 October 2010 17:19

World Championships: Women's Qualifications

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The US is in third after the Qualification round, just behind Russia and China.  Several future/former collegians contribute to the US effort:  Florida's MacKenzie Caquatto and UCLA signee Mattie Larsen both competed all around, while former Brown athlete Alicia Sacramone made two event finals.  DU grad Jessica Lopez also did well, placing 15th in the AA.  Stanford's Kristina Vaculik led Canada to a 13th place finish, and is the 2nd reserve for the AA final while teammate Nicole Pechanec led the Czech squad with team-high scores on two events.   

Link:  Results from Team

Wednesday, 13 October 2010 04:55

TWU Coach to Retire after 2011 season

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Frank Kudlac has announced that 2011 will be his final season. 

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Tuesday, 12 October 2010 20:18

2012-13 Dotson to WMU

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Miya Dotson, L10 from Oalkand Gymnastics in Michigan, has verballed to WMU.  She turned in a string of top 10 finishes during the 2010 season and placed 11th AA at states and 17th AA at regionals.

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Monday, 11 October 2010 20:05

2012-13 Abrams to Ohio St.

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Rachel Abrams, a Level 10 from Rowland/Ballard Gymnastics in Texas has committed to Ohio State for 2012-13. Abrams is the Texas 2010 uneven bars state champion. During the regular 2010 season, Abrams turned in (2) top all-around honors at the Heart of Texas Invitational (1st UB/FX; 2nd V/BB) and Svetlana Invitational (1st V/UB; 2nd FX) and (3) second place AA finishes including the Houston National Invitational where she took the top spot in vault, bars and beam.

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Monday, 11 October 2010 14:40

Towson adds Jim Hayes to the coaching staff

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Jim Hayes brings coaching experience from URI and MIT.

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Sunday, 10 October 2010 23:01

Stanford, Michigan Top Men's Preseason Poll

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Stanford tops the 2010-2011 Men's Preseason Coaches' Poll, as published by Troester Gym Info.  Stanford received 7 first place votes, the same as Michigan, which is listed as #2.  OU picked up two first place votes to rank third.  The defending National Champion Wolverines nipped the Cardinal for the title last season.    

Sunday, 10 October 2010 17:28

2011-12 Bigras to Iowa

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Emily Bigras, High Performance Sr. from Ontario, Canada has committed to Iowa.  At the 2010 Canadian Nationals, she competed in the National Open session, finishing 11th AA (7th UB) on Day 1 preliminary session and 10th AA (6th BB) in the All Around/Event Finals.  At the Wild Rose International Invitational, she finished 10thAA (2nd UB) in the Sr. Challenge session.

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Friday, 08 October 2010 11:51

Commonwealth Games: UIC Frosh Wins Bronze on BB

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UIC Frosh Cynthia LeMieux-Guillemette, representing Canada, captured her third Bronze of the Games, placing 3rd on BB.  She won a Bronze on UB and in the team competition, while placing 8th AA.  UIC frosh teammate placed 5th on BB while sharing a team bronze.  Earlier in the week, Yale frosh twins Nicole and Tabitha Tay competed for Singapore, placing 18th and 20th in the AA final, respectively.  

Link:  Results

Thursday, 07 October 2010 17:02

2012-13 Kanewa to OU

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Maile'ana Kanewa, L10 from The Gym Academy in Minnesota, has verballed to OU.  She had a strong 2010 season, highlighted by 1st place AA wins at the Winterfest (swept all events), Sand Dollar (1st V/UB/FX), Chicago Style (1st V/FX), and the Twin City Classic (1st BB/FX).  She finished 4th AA at her state meet, 3rd AA (1st V/FX) at regionals and 13th AA at JO Nationals.  She finished 8th AA at the 2009 JO Nationals.

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Thursday, 07 October 2010 12:33

Commonwealth Games: UIC Frosh Wins Bronze

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At Day 1 of the Event Finals of the Commonwealth Games, UIC frosh Cynthia LeMieux-Guillemette won a Bronze on the UB.  

Link:  Results 

Wednesday, 06 October 2010 22:38

2011-2012: Stover to William and Mary

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Brandy Stover has committed to William and Mary for 2011-2012, according to a site submission.  She trains as a L10 at SIGS.  At the 2010 Region V L10 Regionals, she placed 5th on BB and 18th AA. 

Link:  YouTube.com Channel

Wednesday, 06 October 2010 22:31

Commonwealth Games Update

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The Commonwealth Games are in full force, with Lauren Mitchell of Australia leading an Aussie sweep of the AA medal.  Australia also won the team title.  UIC frosh Cynthia Lemieux-Guillemette placed 8th AA.   In the Men's competition, Ohio State commit Misha Koudinov of New Zealand placed 6th AA.  Link:   Results
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