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Tuesday, 05 October 2010 20:31

Auburn announces the hiring of Jenny Rowland

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Auburn has hired Jenny Rowland as an Assistant Coach.  She coached at OU from 2001 through 2006 and she has served as a judge nationally and internationally.

Official Announcement

Tuesday, 05 October 2010 20:07

2012-13 Kmieciak to OU

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Keeley Kmieciak, L10 at Phenom Gymnastics in Illinois, has verbally committed to the University of Oklahoma.  Kmieciak has turned in two consecutive knock out seasons, winning nearly all of her meets in 2009, including a first place sweep at JO Nationals.  Highlights of a stellar 2010 season include a perfect 10 on vault at the Bravo Classic, a first place sweep at the Big Dream Classic, first place finishes on vault in all of her meets through regionals, and many other individual event wins.  She placed 16th AA at JO Nationals (7th V; 4th FX).

Video of her 10.0 vault

 

Monday, 04 October 2010 16:49

Lorenzen Named Associate Head Coach at ASU

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Mike Lorenzen has been named Associate Head Coach at ASU, according to a school release.  Previously, he was an assistant at Stanford for five years, and a Head Coach at Iowa. 

Link:  ASU Release

Sunday, 03 October 2010 20:03

2012-13 Divino to SUU

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Baylie Divino, L10 from Olympus Gymnastics in Utah, has committed to SUU for the 2012-13 season.  In 2010 she finished 1st AA (1st BB/FX; 2nd V/UB) at the Utah state meet and 16th AA (4th V) at regionals.  She finished 19th AA (8th UB) at the 2009 NIT.

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Saturday, 02 October 2010 11:20

Talk Back: Site Suggestions

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Saturday, 02 October 2010 09:51

2012-13 Musto to PSU

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Sammie Musto, L10 from Atlantic Coast Gymnastics in New Jersey, has committed to PSU according to a submission from her family.  Musto turned in first place AA finishes last season at the Rutgers Color Games (1st V/BB), the Maryland Classic (1st V/BB), the PKI (1st V/UB/BB), Gasparilla (1st V/UB/BB), and the Winter Bowl (swept all events).  She qualified to the Nastia Luikin Supergirl Cup where she finished 8th AA.  She placed 1st AA at her state meet, 1st AA (1st UB) at her regional meet and 3rd AA (1st BB) at JOs.

Video

Friday, 01 October 2010 18:03

2012-13 Holmes to MSU

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Brittany Holmes, L10 at Geddarts in Michigan, has accepted an offer from MSU according to a post on the Region 5 Facebook page.  Holmes turned in consistent top five finishes in most of her meets last season.  She finished the season with a 2nd AA (1st BB) finish at her state meet, a 1st place (1st BB) finish at her regional meet, and a 17th AA (7th BB) finish at JOs.

Videos

 

Tuesday, 28 September 2010 14:35

Cal Cuts Men's and Women's Gymnastics

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In a sad day for collegiate gymnastics, Cal has announced it has cut it's men's and women's gymnastics programs, in an announcement made this afternoon.  The cuts come despite over 100K raised on behalf of the men's program, and a pledge of support from USA Gymnastics.  Baseball, women's lacrosse and men's rugby were also cut.  118 male athletes, including 19 in gymnastics, will be affected.  45 women are impacted, 15 in gymnastics.   Men's rugby has been singled out for special treatment, retaining special status as a varsity club support. 

More information to come, after the chancellor's press conference at 2:30 pm PDT.

Link:  SF Chronicle and Cal Statement

Tuesday, 28 September 2010 04:56

2012-13 Farley to PSU

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Shealyn Farley, L10 from Prestige Gymnastics in Pa., has committed to PSU according to a site submission.  She has an outstanding 2010 season, placing 1st AA at The Blackeyed Susan (1st UB/FX), The Chicago Style (1st place sweep), The Buckeye Classic (1st V/BB), and her state meet.  She placed 3rd AA at regionals and 2nd AA (1st BB) at JOs.

Video

Tuesday, 28 September 2010 04:45

2012-13 Sheppard to Michigan

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Austin Sheppard, L10 from Golden Grip in Texas, has committed to Michigan for the 2012-13 season.  She produced a string of top five AA finishes at her meets throughout the regular season in 2010, including a near sweep (1st AA; 1st V/UB/FX) at the Rose City Classic.  At her state meet, she finished 3rd AA, but picked up wins on vault (9.8) and beam.  She placed 5th AA (1st FX) at regionals and 7th AA at JOs (2nd FX; 3rd V).

Bio

Video

Tuesday, 28 September 2010 04:34

2012-13 Beers to Bama

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Lauren Beers, Sr. Elite from Southern Tier Gymnastics in New York, has committed to Alabama according to a post on her web site.  Her 2010 meet results include a 1st AA finish (1st BB/FX) at the Sand Dollar and 1st AA (1st BB) at the Sand Dollar Elite Qualifier; a AA (BB/FX at the Buckeye Classic (L10) and a 3rd place finish (1st V) at the Buckeye Elite session; a 12th AA finish at the Covergirl Classic; and a 15th AA at US Nationals.
Official Web Page
Monday, 27 September 2010 17:36

2011-2012: Straub to Towson

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A L10 at Galaxy in New York, Diona Straub, has committed to Towson for 2011-2012.  Straub placed 9th AA at the 2010 Region VI L10 Regionals.  She also placed 9th AA at the 2008 Level 9 Eastern Nationals. 

Link:  YouTube.com Channel

Monday, 27 September 2010 17:31

2012-2013: Alotta to PSU

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Parkette L10 Taylor Alotta has reportedly committed to Penn State, according to a site submission.  Alotta placed 3rd AA in her division at the JO National Invitational Turnament, after a 10th place AA finish at Regionals.  She also placed 10th at Regionals in 2009.
Monday, 27 September 2010 17:26

2012-2013: Demers to Auburn

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Lexus Demers has committed to Auburn for 2012-2013, according to her club.  The L10 at Midwest Gymnastics (MN) won the FX title at the 2010 L10 Nationals, Junior D division. She also placed 14th in the AA.  In 2009, competing in the Junior C division, she tied for 21st AA and tied for 7th on BB. 

Link:  YouTube.com Channel

Tuesday, 21 September 2010 04:29

2011-12 Guyer to SJSU

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Cami Guyer, L10 from Gymnastics East in Washington has committed to San Jose State University. Cami’s 2010 season consisted of a 2nd place AA at Sand Dollar meet in Orlando, 4th place AA at the Boise State Open, 2nd place AA at Washington State meet, 2nd place AA at Regionals, and 22nd AA at JO Nationals.

Video

Sunday, 19 September 2010 09:12

2011-12 Witt to PSU

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Alexandra Witt, L10 from LaFleurs Tampa Gymnastics in Florida has committed to PSU.  Witt turned in top 10 finishes in all of her meets throughout the 2010 season, including a 1st place sweep at her state meet, a 5th place finish at regionals and an 8th place finish at JO Nationals (4th UB, 7th FX).

Video

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