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Friday, 20 November 2009 02:21

Nebraska (M) Signs Four

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Nebraska's men's program has signed Wyatt Aycock, Preston Ellsworth, CJ Schaaf and Eric Schryver.

Aycock, from Orlando Metro, placed 5th AA at the 2009 VISA (US) Championships, in the Junior 16-18 division.  He also placed 2nd(t) on FX and 2nd on PH.

Ellsworth trains at WOGA in Texas.  He placed 22nd AA at the 2009 VISA Championships in the Junior 16-18 division.  He also placed 7th AA and 4th(t) on VT at the 2008 VISA Championships (Jr. 14-15).  Video on Gymnastike.org

Schryver trains with Ellsworth at WOGA.  He placed 11th(t) AA, 3rd(t) on HB and 6th on PH at the 2009 VISA Championships.  He was also 12th AA and 5th on HB at the 2008 VISA Championships.  Interview Video on Gymnastike.org YouTube.com Video

Schaaf trains at Cypress in Texas.  He placed 13th AA and tied for 3rd on HB with Schryver at the 2009 VISA Championships.  He was also 34th AA at the 2008 Junior Olympic Nationals.  PH Video at Gymnastike.org

Link:  NU Release

Friday, 20 November 2009 02:08

UC Davis Signs Three

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UC Davis has announced the signing of Madeline Kennedy, Kailyn Ono and Anna Shumaker. The commits of Kennedy and Shumaker were covered in prior news items.

Ono is a L10 who trains at the American Gymnastics Academy (CA).  At the 2009 L10 Nationals, she placed 50th AA in the Senior A division.

Link:  UC Davis Release

Thursday, 19 November 2009 14:32

TWU Signs Twins

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TWU has announced the signing of the Cochefski twins, as expected.  Their commit was covered in a prior news item.

Link:  TWU Release

Thursday, 19 November 2009 14:30

Nebraska (W) Sign Two

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NU has signed Jamie Schleppenbach and Emily Wong, as expected.  Both commits were covered in prior news items.

Link:  News Release

Thursday, 19 November 2009 13:13

Michigan (W) Signs Three

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Michigan announced the signing of Stephanie Colbert, Shelby Gies and Joanna Sampson.  All three commits were covered in prior news items.

Link:  UM Release

Thursday, 19 November 2009 07:28

UNC Signs Three

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North Carolina has announced the signing of Kristin Aloi, Emily Cornwell, and Alicia Cosentino.  Cosentino's commit was covered in a prior news item.

Aloi is a L10 who trains at High Point in North Carolina.  At the 2009 L10 Nationals, she placed 17th(t) AA and 4th(t) on BB in the Senior C division.  She was also 19th AA at the 2008 Region VIII L10 Regionals.

Cornwell trains as a L10 at Wright's in Indiana.  At the 2009 L10 Nationals, she placed 15th AA and 5th(t) on BB in the Senior B division.  Link:  Cornwell on YouTube.com

Link (corrected):  UNC Release

Wednesday, 18 November 2009 19:08

Seaman and Rew Sign with ASU

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Rew will join the team in January and Seaman will join the team next fall.

ASU Announcement

Wednesday, 18 November 2009 15:21

Ball State Signs Two

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Kayla Hani and Leah Wilson, both of Orlando Metro, have signed with Ball State.
BSU Announcement

Wednesday, 18 November 2009 14:02

Maryland Signs Four

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Maryland has signed four gymnasts to National Letters of Intent:  Katy Dodds, Elizabethe Manzi, Karen Tang and Ebony Walters.  The commits of Dodds, Manzi and Walters were covered in prior news items.

Tang is a L10 who trains at Daggett's.  She in the 2009 L10 National Champ on FX.  She also placed 6th(t) on VT and 14th(t) AA at Nationals.  She also tied for 20th AA, 6th on FX and 10th on VT at the 2008 L10 Nationals.

Link:  Maryland Release

Wednesday, 18 November 2009 06:46

UGA Signs Two

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As expected, Kaylan Earls and Cathrine Hires have signed with UGA

UGA Announcement

Wednesday, 18 November 2009 04:55

Minnesota (M) Signs Three

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Zack Chase, Matt Frey, and Steffen Beck have signed with Minnesota's men's team for the 2010-2011 season.

Minnesota Announcement

Tuesday, 17 November 2009 15:30

Rutgers Signs Two

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Rutgers has announced the signing of Louisa Leal and Alyssa Straub.  Straub's commit was covered in a prior news item.

Leal is a member of the Columbian National Team and a former Junior Elite AA winner in her country.  Competing L10 last season, she placed 13th(t) AA, 9th(t) FX and 10th on VT at the 2009 L10 Nationals, Junior D.  She trains at Gold for the Gold in New Jersey.

Link:  Rutgers Release

Link:  YouTube.com Channel

Tuesday, 17 November 2009 05:45

2011-2012: Sakai-Hart to DU

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Ellese Sakai-Hart has committed to Denver, according to a site submission.  The rising L10 from Airborne (CA) placed 7th AA, 2nd on VT and 2nd on UB at the 2009 L9 Western Nationals.  Also, in 2008, she placed 15th AA and 7th(t) on BB at Level 9 Western Nationals.

Tuesday, 17 November 2009 04:14

2010-2011: Davis to Towson

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Alexa Davis has signed with Towson for 2010-2011, according to an athlete submission.  A L10 at Central PA Gymnastics, she placed 36th AA at the 2009 L10 Nationals.  At the 2009 Level 9 Eastern Nationals, she placed 19th AA and 6th VT in the Senior B division.

Link:  YouTube.com

Tuesday, 17 November 2009 03:41

Illinois (M) Signs Two

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Illinois' Men's program announced the signing of CJ Maestas and Cameron Rogers.  Both are current members of the US Junior National Team.  Maestes just won the gold on Rings and silver AA at the 2009 Pan American Junior Championships.  In May, he won his second straight national title on Rings at the Junior Olympic Nationals.  He then finished 21st in the senior division of the VISA (US) Championships.  He also won PB.  In 2008, he placed 3rd AA at the JO Nationals.

Rogers won the AA, R and PB at the 2009 VISA (US) Championships.

Link:  Illinois Release

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