NCAA Women's Gymnastics NLI Signing Week for the Class of 2012!

NCAA Women's Gymnastics NLI Signing Week for the Class of 2012!
The official early period for signing a National Letter of Intent for Gymnastics started on November 9th and will run through the 16th. It's an exciting day for athletes around the world to "make it official" with their college of choice. These signings, in addition to another set in the spring, will comprise the incoming class of 2012-2013. 
Below is a comprehensive list of the female gymnasts who have signed NLI's for women's gymnastics thus far. Click the gymnast's name to watch their videos. We'll continue to update this page throughout the signing period.

Illinois Gymnastics Institute (IGI) Class of 2012 Recruits

Lauren Beers - Elite from Wyalusing, Pennsylvania/Southern Tier - 2-time Visa Championships qualifier
Carley Sims - L10 from Birmingham, Ala./JamJev Gymnastics - 2nd on FX & 3rd on VT at 2011 JO Nationals

Lauren Beers signs with Alabama


M'rcy Matsunami- L10 from Omaha, Neb./Premier Gymnastics- 2-time qualifier to JO Nationals, 5th on UB, 11th in AA at 2011 JO Nationals

Heather Elswick - L10 from Austin, TX/Capital Gymnastics - 8th on FX & 16th AA at 2011 JO Nationals
Erin Freier- L10 from Diamondale, MI/Geddart's Twistars- 1st on UB at 2010, 2011 JO Nationals, 8th on BB at 2011 JO Nationals
Lily Hardin- elite qualifier from Frisco, TX/WOGA

Shelby Edwards- L10 from San Tan Valley, AZ/Carter Gymnastics Academy- 2011 Arizona JO Gymnast of the Year, 2009 L10 National Team member, 2nd AA at 2009 JO Nationals, former elite
Lexi Mills- L10 from Frisco, TX/WOGA- 4-time JO Nationals qualifier, 1st on BB at 2010 JO Nationals
Jessie Sisler- L10 from Sloughhouse, CA/Technique Gymnastics- 3-time JO Nationals qualifier, 9-time State champion
Christina Wood- L10 from Mesa, AZ/Desert Devils- 2-time JO Nationals qualifier

Alexandra Cope- L10 from Allentown, PA/Parkette's Gymnastics- 2-time JO Nationals qualifier
Kristine Levin- L10 from Frisco, TX/WOGA- 2-time JO Nationals qualifier
Stephanie Miceli- L10 from Bethpage, NY/Gold Medal Gymnastics Center- 2nd on BB, 5th on FX, 6th in AA at 2011 JO Nationals
Risa Perez- L10 from Las Vegas, NV/GymCats Gymnastics- 3rd on UB, 7th on BB, 8th in AA at 2011 JO Nationals

Caitlin Atkinson - Elite from Houston, TX/Cypress Academy 
Lexus Demers - L10 from Blaine, Minn./Midwest Gymnastics - 2010 JO National Champion on FX. 
Keara Glover - L10 from Oklahoma City, Okla./Dynamo Gymnastics - 7th on BB at 2011 JO Nationals, 4th on UB at 2010 JO Nationals, Region 3 Champion in AA & BB.
Kathryn Kluz - L10 from Wixom, Mich./Oakland Gymnastics - 2nd on VT & 7th AA at 2011 JO Nationals, Region 5 Champion on VT. 
Kelsey Kopec - L10 from Alpharetta, Ga./Ultimate Gymnastics - 6th AA at 2011 JO NIT Championships, Region 8 Champion on FX
Kara Koster - L10 from Aurora, Ill./Illinois Gymnastics Institute

Kathryn Kluz signs with Auburn

Krystine Jacobsen -  Level 10 from Norfolk, Va./Excalibur Gymnastics  
Maddie Krentz - Level 10 from Phoenix, Ariz./Arizona Sunrays
Katrina Carpenter-
L10 from Fredrick, MD/Fredrick Gymnastics Club- JO Nationals qualifier
Alyssa Nocella-
L10 from Gilbertsville, PA/Silvia's Gymnastics

Makenzie Johnson
- L10 from 
Summer Raymond - L10 from Utah/Olympus Gymnastics
Emily Vidmar - L10 from California/Wildfire Gymnasitcs

Emily Vidmar signs with BYU

Serena Leong - L10 from San Ramon, Calif./Edge Gymnastics - 40th AA at 2011 JO Nationals

Lexi Lajeunesse - L10 from Houston, TX/Stars Gymnastics

Lexi Lajeunesse


Khadijah Hudson- L10 from Hebron, KY/Perfection Gymnastics
Kimberly Ebeyer- L10 from Greenwood, IN/Wright's Gymnastics

Bridgette Caquatto - Elite from Naperville, Ill./Legacy Elite Gymnastics - USA National team member, 2011 Pan American Games All Around, Uneven Bars, and Team Champion. Her older sister and fellow US National team member, Mackenzie Caquatto is currently a sophomore on the UF team. 
Bianca Dancose-Giambattisto - Elite from Chateauguay, Quebec, Canada/Gym Richelieu - member of the Canadian national team. Represented Canada at the 2010 World Championships in Rotterdam. First on uneven bars and third in all-around in 2011 Canadian Championships. 
Rachel Spicer - L10 from Allen, TX/Metroplex Gymnastics - 2010 Level 10 AA National Champion, JO National team member, won every event at the 2011 Texas State Championships. 3rd AA at 2011 Nastia Liukin Supergirl Cup. 

US national team member & 2008 Olympian Bridget Sloan of Sharp's Gymnastics signed with Florida last year but chose to defer until 2012 so will join the Gators with the above class. 

Missing from the signing announcement was 2011 World Team Champion and Floor bronze medalist
Alexandra Raisman. She announced her verbal commitment to UF in this interview

L to R: Caquatto, Dancose-Giambattisto, Spicer sign their NLI's to Florida

Brandie Jay - Elite from Ft Collins, CO/GK's Gymnastics  - USA National Team member, 2011 Pan American Games team Champion and individual champion on vault, 3rd on vault & 7th on bars at the 2011 Visa Championships, 2010 JO 
National Champion for All Around and Vault, and 2nd on FX. 
Brittany Rogers - Elite from Coquitlam, British Columbia - 2nd on VT at the 2011 World Cup in Croatia, 19th AA & 7th on VT at 2009 World Championships
Anysia Unick - Elite from from Calgary, Canada/Stampede City Gymnastics - Nadia Comaneci Invitational AA Champion, 2011 Woga Classic FX Champion 
Heather Foley - L10 from Pewaukee, Wis./Salto Gymnastics - 8th on BB at 2011 JO Nationals 
Giana O'Connor - L10 from Streamwood, Ill./Gymnasti Gymnastics Club - 3rd on BB at 2010 JO Nationals, 2010 Region 5 Champion in AA, BB, & FX

Amanda Mohler- L10 from Tinley Park, Ill./United Gymnastics Academy- 8th AA at 2010 NIT
Sarah Fisher- L10 from Davie, FL/Park Avenue Gymnastics Club- 2011 JO Nationals qualifier
Danci Cha- L10 from Milmaukee, WI/Lafleur's Academy of Gymnastics- 2010 NIT qualifier, 17th AA at 2011 JO Nationals

Alie Glover - L10 from Florida/US Gold - 2nd AA at 2011 Region 8 Championships

Kristen DeCosta - L10 from Dallas, Texas/Metroplex Gymnastics 
Sammie Pearsall - L10 from La Grange, Ill./IGI - t1st on BB, 6th AA & t7th on UB at 2011 JO Nationals
Annie Glasenapp - L10 from Mahtomedi, Minn./Flips Gymnastics - 2-time Region 4 Champion (BB & FX) 
Erin Lewallen - L10 from Houston, Texas/Champion Gymnastics
Sara Townsend - L10 from Illinois/Legacy Elite Gymnastics

Erin Lewallen of Houston signs with Iowa State

Britney Ranzy
- Transfer from Oregon State, will join the team for the 2012 season as a sophomore after receiving a Southeastern Conference Financial Aid agreement - former Elite & Olympic Trials participant. As a freshman at OSU, she won 2011 NCAA Regional titles on vault and floor. 
Randii Wyrick - L10 from Las Vegas, Nev./Brown's Gymnastics - National Champion on vault & 4th on UB at 2011 JO Nationals, 2010 JO National Team member

Haley Jones - L10 from West Chester, Pa. - 2011 JO NIT Champion on Beam
Kathy Tang - L10 from Agawam, Mass./Daggett's Gold Medal Gymnastics - 2nd AA at 2011 JO Nationals, JO National team member, 2010 NIT All Around Champion

Austin Sheppard - Elite from Dallas, Texas/Golden Grip -  member of the Hungarian National team and finished 11th on vault at the 2011 World Championships in Tokyo. In 2010, she finished 2nd on FX, 3rd on VT & 7th AA at JO Nationals
Morgan Smith - Elite from Clermont, Fla./Brandy Johnson's - member of the USA national team from 2008 - 2010. 5th on BB & 6th on UB at the 2010 Visa Championships, member of the US team who won gold at the 2010 Trofeo Citta di Jesolo in Italy. 2nd on UB & 6th AA at 2009 Visa Championships

Lisa Burt- L10 from Port Orange, FL/ACE Gymnastics- 3-time JO Nationals qualifier, 5th on BB at 2011 JO Nationals
Nicola Deans- L10 from Mississauga, Ontario/Team Futures- competed at the 2011 Elite Gym Massilia in Marseilles, France
Kate Filosi- L10 from Killingsworth, CT/Gymnastics Express- 3-time JO Nationals qualifier
Brittany Holmes- L10 from Lansing, MI/Twistars Gymnastics Club- 2-time JO Nationals qualifier, 7th on BB at 2010 JO Nationals

Kelsy Landreth - L10 from Missouri/Show-Me Gymnastics
Landreth will graduate a semester early and join the Tigers for the 2012 season
Blaire Elmore- L10 from Houston, TX/Champion Gymnastics Academy- 4th on FX, 5th on BB, 7th in AA at 2010 NIT
Miranda Eubank- L10 from Louisville, KY/Champion Gymnastics

Kelsy Landreth (center) with her club teammates

Madeline Hanley - Elite/L10 from Danielsville, Pa./Parkettes - 3-time Visa Championships qualifier, 6th on UB at 2011 JO Nationals
Sarah Lokos - L10 from Gaithersburg, Md./Hills Gymnastics - 5th AA at 2010 JO Nationals, 8th on UB at 2011 JO Natioanls, 3-time defending Maryland State AA Champion, 2-time defending Regional AA Champion
Lindsey Mable - L10 from Aurora, Colo./Colorado Gymnastics Institute - 2011 Region 3 AA, VT, BB, & FX Champion, 2nd on FX at 2010 JO Nationals
Hanna Nordquist - L10 from Otsego, Minn./Twin City Twisters - 3rd on BB & 11th AA at 2011 JO Nationals, 2011 Region 4 AA, UB, BB, & FX Champion 



Lexi Cappalli - L10 from Kildeer, Illinois/IGI 
- 2nd on VT & 5th AA at 2011 Region 5 Championships
Josselyn Mackey - L10 from Lee's Summit, Mo./Xtreme Gymnastics - 6th on BB at 2011 JO Nationals
Sarah Peterson - L10 from Huntington, N.Y./Mid Island Gymnastics


Maile'ana Kanewa - L10 from Duluth, Minn./The Gymnastics Academy - JO National team member, 3rd AA at 2011 JO Nationals
Keeley Kmieciak - L10 from Naperville, Ill./Phenom Gymnastics - JO National team member, Five-time JO National Champion in 2009, 2nd AA at 2011 JO Nationals
Haley Scaman - L10 from Riverside, Ill./IGI - JO National team member, Three-time JO National Champion, 2nd AA at 2011 JO Nationals

L to R: Kmieciak, Kanewa, Scaman

Rachel Abrams- L10 from Kingwood, TX/Rowland Balland Gymnastics
Maggie Dunn- L10 from Attleboro Falls, Mass./Ace Gymnastics- 6-time JO Nationals qualifier, 8th on FX at 2011 JO Nationals
Audrey Tolbert- L10 from Fredrick, MD/Fredrick Gymnastics- 3-time JO Nationals qualifier, 9th on UB at 2011 JO Nationals

Erika Aufiero - L10 from Sparks, Nev./Delchev's Gymnastics - 2011 Region 1 & JO NIT Champion on bars
Sarah Marquez - L10 from San Jose, Calif./Airborne Gymnastics - L9 National Champion
Nicole Turner - L10 from Colleyville, Texas/Top Flight Gymnastics & Texas Dreams - State Champion on FX (routine video)
Jaime Wright - L10 from Coeur d'Alene, Idaho/Northwest Gymnastics Academy - 2011 Region 2 AA Champion, 3rd on UB at 2011 JO Nationals

Taylor Alotta - L10 from Easton, Pa./Parkettes Gymanstics - 1st AA at 2011 Region 7 Championships
Shealyn Farley - L10 from Landisville, Pa./Prestige Gymnastics - 2010 JO National Champion on beam & 2nd AA. 
Samantha Musto - L10 from Franklinville, N.J./Zappa Athletics Center - 2010 JO National Champion on beam & 3rd AA
Lisa Soto- L10 from Weddington, NC/Southeastern Gymnastics- JO National Qualifier 2010, 2011
Lindsay Offutt- L10 from Commerce Township, MI/Oakland Gymnastics- NIT FX champion 2011 

Jenna Williams - L10 from New Jersey/Will-Moore - 8th AA & 1st on UB at 2011 Regional Championships


Allison Bellingham - L10 from Irvine, Calif./South Coast Gymnastics 
Alyssa Kaschak - L10 from Allen, Texas/Metroplex Gymnastics
Marissa Unpingco - L10 from Martinez, Calif./Edge Gymnastics

Melissa Chuang - L10 from Cupertino, Calif./Airborne Gymnastics - 10th on BB & 15th AA at 2011 JO Nationals
Taylor Rice - L10 from Henderson, Nev./Gymcats - 
two top-10 national all-around finishes

Baylie Divino - L10 from Olympus Gymnastics

Heyli Huiner - L10 from Winfield, Ill./Illinois Gymnastics Institute
Taylor Penzien - L10 from Ray Township, Mich./Olympia Gymnastics Academy


Taylor Baron- L10 from Walnut Creek, CA/Liberty Gymnastics Center
Dani Judal- L10 from Antelope, CA/Byers Gymnastics Center- tied for 6th on BB at 2011 JO Nationals
Katy Nogaki- L10 from Villa Park, CA/Wildfire Gymnastics- 2011 NIT qualifier
Stephanie Stamates- L10 from Alamo, CA/California Gymnastics Academy- tied for 4th on BB at 2011 JO Nationals, 2nd on FX and 9th in AA at 2010 NIT
Jamie Yamashita- L10 from San Marcos, CA/Sounthern California Elite Gymnastics Academy- 7th on VT, 9th on FX, 12th in AA at 2010 NIT

Katy Nogaki signs her NLI.

Sophina DeJesus - Elite from Temecula, Calif/SCEGA - a 2009 U.S. National Team member and three-time U.S. Championships qualifier
Danusia Francis - elite from Kenilworth, England/Heathrow Gymnastics Club - member of the 2011 British World Team which finished 5th in the World Team Finals, 2010 World team alternate, 2-time defending British beam Champion
Missing from the list is JO National Champion Asi Peko from Brown's. Peko verbally committed to UCLA.

Danusia Francis mails her NLI to LA. Photo from @uclagymnastics twitter

Breanna Hughes - L10 from Champlin, Minn./Twin City Twisters - JO National team member, three-time J.O. national runner-up on uneven bars, 4th AA at 2011 JO Nationals
Haley Lange - L10 from Bellevue, Wash./Auburn Gymnastics Center 

Michelle Yasukochi - L10 from Carlsbad, Ca./Seawind Gymnastics

Eliza Barach - L10 from Albany, N.Y./World Class Gymnastics - 11th on FX at 2011 JO Nationals
Sheridan Metcalf - L10 from Mesa, Ariz./Desert Devils - 8th on bars and 10th AA at 2011 JO Nationals.
Allison Northey - L10 from Sammamish, Wash./Gymnastics East - 6th on BB & 7th on FX at 2011 JO Nationals

Gina Costa - L10 from Los Altos, Calif./Airborne Gymnastics - 
Jaida Lawrence - L10/elite from Rocky Hill, Conn./New England Gymnastics Express - member of the 2011 Jamaican World Team in Tokyo, 4-time JO Nationals qualifier

Jessi Buis- L10 from Holland, MI/Champion Gymnastics- 2nd on VT at 2011 NIT
Miya Dotson- L10 from Northville, MI/Oakland Gymnastics- 2011 JO Nationals qualifier
Kayla Weber- L10 from Plymouth, MI/Olympia Gymnastics

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