Social Media Roundup: Glitter, Glam, & Gold At J.O. Nationals

Another year, another J.O. National Championships is in the books. An action-packed and exciting weekend in Indianapolis had tons to celebrate both on and off the floor. Clubs were sharing every day, all weekend long, and we were there for it! Check out some of our favorite posts from the bittersweet ending to J.O. season.

We know how much these girls sacrifice for their sport, like missing proms... but some don't have to! LaFleur's nailed it, taking their gymnasts out for dinner in their dresses because they missed prom for nationals!

Some of the girls from Legacy Elite rocked their future college teams' hats for the banquet!

Legacy Elite also set up their own glam station for the weekend, and it was fabulous. 

The bathroom shortcut should have been its own event...

Kalyxta Gamiao of Hawaiian Island Twisters showed off her amazing counter Kim:

Future Alabama gymnast Lexi Graber wrapped up her J.O. career and is looking more than pumped about her next steps!

She also proudly showed off her national champion moment... with an upside-down award, and it was perfect.

Nia Dennis, the 2017 J.O. national champion, was ALL hugs for her last go around.

Hawaiian Island Twisters had one packed weekend all summed up in their fun album.

Chow's with a national champion to celebrate!

ENA was showing their Region 7 pride all weekend!

The foam finger was an A-plus move by Region 1.

Check out results from J.O. Nationals here
Qualifiers: 2017 J.O. National Team

UCLA Wins Super Six After Clutch 10.0 At 2018 NCAA Championships

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After an incredible competition and a nail-biting ending, UCLA won their seventh national title with a 198.075 at the 2018 NCAA Championships in St. Louis, MO. The Bruins are one of only six teams that have ever won an NCAA title and this was their first since 2010. 

Nicole Lehrmann Looks To Lead OU To Three-Peat

OU Athletics

The Oklahoma Sooners will go for their third straight NCAA title tonight in the Super Six finals. Junior Nicole Lehrmann is part of a junior class that has never not hoisted the trophy at the end of the competition. Lehrmann contributed solely on bars and beam the past two seasons. 

Oklahoma, Florida, Utah Advance To Super Six At 2018 NCAA Championships

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Oklahoma, Florida, and Utah advanced to the Super Six after Semifinal 2 at the 2018 NCAA Championships.

UCLA, LSU, And Nebraska Qualify To Super Six At 2018 NCAA Championships

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UCLA, LSU, and Nebraska are the first three teams to secure their spots in the Super Six finals after Semifinal 1 at the 2018 NCAA Championships. Coming in, LSU, UCLA, and Alabama were the top-ranked teams but Nebraska was able to slide past Alabama with a fantastic showing on every event.

No Sophomore Slump For Utah's MyKayla Skinner

Utah Athletics

After an incredible freshman campaign, MyKayla Skinner kept the momentum going during her sophomore season. She has been a standout for Utah this season and finished the regular season ranked second in the all-around behind Maggie Nichols. 

NCAA Podcast - Kupets-Carter Bringing Georgia Back

Listen below to hear all about Kupets-Carter's first year as head coach, goals for nationals, and bringing on Suzanne Yoculan!

Lexi Graber: A Stronger Mindset For Alabama After Adversity

Christy Ann Linder

Alabama freshman Lexi Graber had a stellar weekend at regionals in Tuscaloosa with a season-best all-around score of 39.575. Graber has been a solid contributor for the Crimson Tide throughout the season despite an early injury scare in just her third competitive routine on vault against Georgia. 

Marissa Oakley Embraces Team At Georgia

Christy Ann Linder

Marissa Oakley has been a solid, consistent three-event gymnast for the GymDogs this season. Offseason shoulder surgery kept her from adding her full difficulty on bars right away, but by the middle of the season she had found a groove on bars and on balance beam. 

NCAA Weekend Is Here: Teams Arrive In St. Louis

Oklahoma Gymnastics Twitter

We're here in St. Louis to keep you up to date on the action and excitement of this weekend's NCAA championships!

Florida Freshman Alyssa Baumann: Adversity 'Has Only Made Us Stronger'

Carly Mackler - Florida Athletics

Alyssa Baumann spent 2017 rehabbing from elbow surgery instead of competing in Gainesville. The severe elbow injury had taken the former WOGA gymnast out of contention for the 2016 Olympic team. But Baumann hasn’t missed a beat since starting at Florida. She has competed on balance beam and floor exercise in every meet this season and has vaulted on four occasions.