Unfortunately, both Men's and Women's Gymnastics programs at UIC will be cut at the end of this season. Both teams were reportedly informed this morning, and it's now been confirmed. We'll bring you more information as it becomes available, including any efforts to save the programs.
Josh Yee is a former OU gymnast.
Erika Penamante from Legacy Elite has committed to Iowa. She placed 4th AA at her 2018 state meet. She placed 1st on beam and 1st AA regionals. She picked up a national beam title and placed 7th AA at JOs.
Caroline Herry from Texas Dreams has committed to Arizona. Last season she picked up the state floor title (5th AA). Her 7th place finish at regionals earned her a spot at JOs where she finished 6th AA.
Kaitlyn Betts joins Illinois staff as a volunteer assistant coach. She was a gymnast at USU and a volunteer coach at Michigan.
Jr. Elite Olivia Greaves has committed to Florida. She competes for MG Elite Gymnastics. This season she finished 1st on bars and 4th AA at the American Classic. She placed 9th AA at the GK US Classic and 6th AA at Nationals.
USAG Bio with video links
Morgan Bixler has transferred to Illinois following two seasons as a vault specialist at Maryland.
Cassi Barbanente from Palmer's Gymnastics has committed to ASU. She is a 2018 regional bars champ (5th AA) and she placed 2nd on bars and 4th AA at JOs.
Alyssa Worthington from Aim High Gymnastics has committed to New Hampshire. In her first season at L10, she finished 6th AA at her 2018 regional meet. She finished 39th AA at JOs.
We previously announced her commitment to Temple.