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WVU Gymnastics Has 10 Scholastic All-Americans, Tying Program Record

WVU Gymnastics Has 10 Scholastic All-Americans, Tying Program Record

Gymnastics News Network By:  Eileen Patchey   10 West Virginia University gymnasts were named Scholastic All-Americans for the 2016-17 academic year, matching the program record first established in 2007 and again earned in 2011. Since 1987, Mountaineer gymnasts have earned 130 NACGC/W Scholastic All-America awards.  As a team, WVU ranked No. 25 nationally and tops among Big 12 schools with ...

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Boise State Gymnastics Second Highest GPA In The Nation

Boise State Gymnastics Second Highest GPA In The Nation

Gymnastics News Network By:  Eileen Patchey Boise State gymnastics  finished the 2016-17 academic year with a team grade point average (GPA) of 3.8593, giving them the second-highest team GPA among women’s gymnastics teams in the country according to the National Association of Collegiate Gymnastics Coaches/Women (NACGC/W).   The team GPA is the highest in program history, beating out last year’s ...

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Utah Gymnastics Boasts Eight Scholastic All-Americans

Utah Gymnastics Boasts Eight Scholastic All-Americans

Gymnastics News Network By:  Eileen Patchey Eight members of the 2017 Utah gymnastics team were named Scholastic All-Americans by the National Association of Gymnastics Coaches (NACGC). Utah’s Tiffani Lewis and Maddy Stover are now three-time NACGC Scholastic All-Americans.  Joining them are Shannon McNatt and Sabrina Schwab, who both finished the year with 4.00 cumulative GPAs and are on the team ...

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US Classic Boasts Large Junior Gymnast Roster

US Classic Boasts Large Junior Gymnast Roster

Gymnastics News Network By:  Eileen Patchey   A total of 73 athletes from 25 states will compete in the junior and senior elite sessions of the US Classic on July 29th at the Sears Centre in Hoffman Estates, Illinois.  This competiton is the final opportunity for female gymnasts to qualify for the 2017 P&G Championships to be held August 17-20th ...

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Rhythmic Gymnast Laura Zeng Places Seventh At World Games

Rhythmic Gymnast Laura Zeng Places Seventh At World Games

Gymnastics News Network By:  Eileen Patchey   US Rhythmic gymnast Laura Zeng scored a 15.350 and placed seventh in the ball final at the 2017 World Games in Wroclaw, Poland.  Zeng, a 2016 Olympian and three-time U.S. rhythmic champion, advanced to the ball final by placing eighth in the qualification round. Zeng suffered an unfortunate neutral deduction of .600 in ...

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Michigan Gymnast Artz Named In 103rd Class of Big Ten Medal of Honor

Michigan Gymnast Artz Named In 103rd Class of Big Ten Medal of Honor

Gymnastics News Network By:  Eileen Patchey The Big Ten Conference recently celebrated its 103rd class of the esteemed Big Ten Medal of Honor.  The prestigious award was established in 1915 and was the first award in intercollegiate athletics to demonstrate support for the educational emphasis placed on athletics. The Big Ten Medal of Honor is awarded to one male and ...

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Norah Flatley Retires From Elite Gymnastics

Norah Flatley Retires From Elite Gymnastics

Gymnastics News Network By:  Eileen Patchey Elite gymnast Norah Flatley has announced that she will no longer be competing  at the elite level.  Flately will continue train at Chow’s Gymnastics in Iowa, and will return to JO level 10 in preparation for joining UCLA in 2018. Flatley qualified to Junior International Elite status in 2013 having no previous Hopes or ...

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Snider Hosts First Gymnastics Camp at Pitt

Snider Hosts First Gymnastics Camp at Pitt

Gymnastics News Network By:  Eileen Patchey Head Coach Samantha Snider has announced her first gymnastics camp as the leader of the Panthers program, scheduled for July 25-27 in Trees Hall on the University of Pittsburgh campus.  Participants will be instructed on all four events, as well as dance and trampoline.  There will also be an open gym and recreational activities to balance ...

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Florida Gymnast Alex McMurtry Advances to Finals of NCAA Elite 90 Fan Favorite Contest

Florida Gymnast Alex McMurtry Advances to Finals of NCAA Elite 90 Fan Favorite Contest

Gymnastics News Network By:  Eileen Patchey   Florida Gator gymnast Alex McMurtry has advanced to the final round in the NCAA Elite 90 Fan Favorite contest!  Voting is open until 8 pm ET TODAY, Thursday, July 20th so please get your vote in NOW! Here’s the  link where you can vote (1x day): http://on.ncaa.com/Elite90 We’d love to hear about your ...

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Nebraska Gymnast Danielle Breen CoSIDA Second-Team All-American

Nebraska Gymnast Danielle Breen CoSIDA Second-Team All-American

Gymnastics News Network By:  Eileen Patchey   The College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) recently announced its at-large teams awards, and Nebraska gymnast Danielle Breen earned second-team Academic All-America honors.  Breen, from Ames, Iowa,  becomes the 328th CoSIDA Academic All-American across all sports at Nebraska, a mark that leads the nation. Breen is majoring in accounting, and she carries ...

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