Alyssa Arana, Leyva Gymnastics, is a former Hopes and Junior elite competitor. Last season she qualified for L10 regionals, competing two events. This season she has especially flourished on bars, winning the title in each of her meets. That includes a 9.95 score at the Tim Rand Invitational.
In an announcement yesterday, Natalie Wojcik was named the 2022 AAI Award winner.
TWU won the USA Gymnastics Collegiate Nationals on Saturday, posting a 196.025 to defeat Air Force's 195.65. This was TWU's 12 National Title. Lindenwood was 3rd at 194.6 and Brown 4th at 193.3.
On Sunday, SEMO's Anna Kaziska won BB and tied for the FX title with TWU's Isabel Goyco. On VT, Yale's Raegan Walker took the title. A pair of SEMO athletes tied for the top spot on UB: Jolie Miller and Lindsey Ockler.
Brown and TWU advanced from Session 2 of the USA Gymnastics Collegiate Nationals. Yale was third 194.025 and host Cornell 4th at 192.05. Cornell's Sydney Beers posted the higher AA of the day with a 39.125. The team finals are Saturday and the Event Finals are Sunday.
Air Force posted a 194.55 to win the afternoon session at the USA Gymnastics Collegiate Nationals (W). Lindenwood posted a 193.8 to hold off SEMO's program record on BB and take the 2nd slot in Saturday's finals. West Chester was not far behind with a 193.425 to finish 4th. Air Force frosh Genevieve Sabado posted a 38.95 in the AA to lead the field in Session 1.
Link: SEMO Release
Mia Nelson, American Gymnastics of Long Beach, qualified to nationals last year. This season she has won nearly all the vault titles across her meets and she placed 5th AA at her recent state meet.
Madison Vitolo, North Stars Gymnastics, qualified to Nationals last year. She recently placed 3rd AA at her state meet and qualified to regionals. Except for her first meet of the season, she has placed no lower than 4th AA this year.
The NCAA has confirmed the full list of Individual AA and Event Qualifiers to the 2022 Nationals.
Stanford posted an NCAA high 424.25 to defeat host OU's 417.3 and win the MPSF Championship. Cal was third at 392.4 and Air Force 4th at 388.05. Stanford's two-time NCAA Champ Brody Malone won the AA with an 85.95. He also won the HB with a big 15.15. Teammates Ian Gunther (R) and Colt Walker (PB) led Cardinal sweeps of those events. Cardinal Bryan Perla won FX while teammate Khoi Young won PH. In his collegiate debut, Taylor Burkhart won the VT.
Link: OU Release
Michigan picked up three event title at the Big Ten Conference Championships, with Jacob Moore earning his second title, Evgeny Siminiuc winning PB and AA Champ and Big Ten Gymnast of the Championships Paul Juda taking the HB. Chase Clingman of PSU won the PH, Ashton Anaya of Illinois won the Rings and Ohio State's Kameron Nelson won the VT.
Link: Mich Release
Navy posted a 401.75 to win the ECAC Championship. Springfield was 2nd at 387.05, W&M third at 385.25 and Army 4th at 384.85. Navy's Isaiah Drake led the way, winning the AA with an 81.65, winning titles on PB and HB along the way. Navy's Josh Williams won FX while teammate Dan Clark won PH. Midshipman Connor Van Loo added a win on VT. For W&M, Christian Marsh won R.
Utes Maile O'Keefe and Kara Eaker posted back-to-back 10s on their final event, BB, to help the Utes secure a spot at Nationals. Utah edged Bama 198.2 to 198.175. MSU was 3rd at 197.65, with Stanford 4th at 197.25. Ute Grace McCallum shared the top mark on BB with Bama's Makarri Doggette. Mcallaum also tied with five others for the top mark on FX: teammate Sydney Soloski, Bama's Lexi Graber and Emily Gaskins, Stanford's Kyla Bryan and MSU's Skyla Schulte. Bama's Lilly Hudson and Kaylee Quinn tied for the top mark on VT.
OU won the Norman Regional with a strong 198.25. The Minnesota Gophers secured their 2nd straight National berth with a 197.725. Cal was third at 197.3 and Arkansas managed a 196.675. The Sooners were led by wins from Danielle Sievers on UB and Ragan Smith on BB. Teammate Olivia Trautman tied on VT with Minnesota's Maddie Quarles at 9.975. Gopher Mya Hooten won the FX while teammate Ona Loper was the top AAer at 39.7.