Katie McNamara, a L10 from Waller's GymJam, has committed to Washington for 2020-2021. She's a two-time JO National qualifier who tied for 22nd AA in 2018. She also won the SoCal L10 State AA title in 2019.
Nicki Shapiro quit the sport after her freshman season. She started training again this summer and has earned a spot on the UCLA roster for the upcoming season.
Haley Tyson, a L10 from Phenom, has committed to Minnesota for 2021-2022, according her Instagram and the region5gyminsider. She's a two-time L10 JO National Team Member ('17, '18) who finished 8th AA, 6th(t) on UB and 8th on VT at the 2019 JO Nationals. She was also the FX co-champ in 2018.
Gabrielle Stephen, a L10 from MEGA, has committed to Michigan State, according to an instagram post and the region5gyminsider. At the 2019 Level 10 Junior Olympic Nationals, she finished 3rd on UB, 4th(t) on VT and 22nd(t) AA. She also tied for 28th AA in 2018.
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DU has confirmed the addition of Amoree Lockhart and will also welcome Victoria Fitts for the 2020 season. Both will graduate early and join the team in December. Fitts is an in-state L10 from Premier who was previously published as a 2020-2021 commit.
Simone Biles won two more gold medals to bring her career total to 19 as the World Championships concluded. Her 25 overall medals are the most by any gymnast, male of female. AU commit Sunisa Lee won the silver on FX. Utah commit Kara Eaker was 4th on BB while UCLA commit Brooklyn Moors was 7th on FX. On the Men's side, former NCAA Champ (Michigan) Sam Mikulak was fifth on HB. Former Illini All-American Tyson Bull of Australia was 7th.
Simone Biles hit a nearly perfect Amanar to win her 22nd World Championship medal and her third Gold of the championships. Oregon State commit Jade Carey won the silver. On UB, AU commit Sunisa Lee won the broze. Belgium's Nina Derwael won the Gold.
Russia's Nikita Nagornyy won the 2019 Men's World AA title in Stuttgart today. Teammate Artur Dalaloyan was 2nd, while the Ukraine's Oleg Verniaiev was 3rd. Former NCAA champ and Michigan star Sam Mikulak was leading by a small marging at the midway point but fell off the PH to finish 7th. Former NCAA champ and OU star Yul Moldauer was 16th.
Simone Biles of the US, as expected, won the AA gold (her fifth AA gold) with a 58.99. She posted the highest scores of the day on VT, BB and FX, and the 3rd highest on UB. China's Tang Xijing was 2nd and Russia's Angelina Melnikova was 3rd. AU commit Sunisa Lee was 8th after problems on UB and ULCA commit Brooklyn Moors was 14th.
Russia outpaced China to win the Men's World Team Title. Japan was third. The US was greatly improved from their struggles in prelims, posting fourth with a quintet of former and current NCAAers (Trevor Howard - ex PSU, Sam Mikulak - ex Michigan, Yul Moldauer - ex OU, Akash Modi - ex Stanford, Shane Wiskus, Minnesota).
Led by Simone Biles' 59.766, the US women overcame two major mistakes to win the gold medal by 5.801 points over Russia. Italy scored a historic bronze, counting just one fall. The US squad features Oregon State commit Jade Carey, AU commit Sunisa Lee and Utah commits Kara Eaker and Grace McCallum. Canada, featuring Bama star Shallon Olsen and UCLA commit Brooklyn Moors, finished 7th.