Emma Malabuyo Commits To UCLA

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Junior International Elite Emma Malabuyo announced her verbal commitment to UCLA on social media. A two-year U.S. National Team member, Malabuyo trains at Texas Dreams in Coppell, TX under coaches Kim Zmeskal Burdette and Chris Burdette


Her sweet caption reads,

EXCITED, PROUD, THANKFUL. Today I verbally committed to attend UCLA on a full ride athletic scholarship!!! EXCITED for the opportunity to compete college gymnastics in the future. THANKFUL to all the colleges that expressed interest in me. PROUD to join the Bruin family! I have amazing coaches who continue to push me to be my best, and a supportive family who encourages me every day. I am so thankful to them! And Thankful to God for these blessings

In 2017, Malabuyo earned two international assignments and competed at the International Gymnix in Montreal and the City of Jesolo Trophy in Italy. At both competitions, Malabuyo helped team USA win gold and at Jesolo, she placed third all-around. We featured Malabuyo and Texas Dreams in our Beyond the Routine documentary in 2016. Watch the episode with Malabuyo here.

Malabuyo is expected to graduate from high school in 2021 and would join the Bruins that fall. Junior elite Emily Lee also recently committed to UCLA for the 2021-2022 freshman class.

While Malabuyo still has an exciting elite career ahead of her, we're thrilled she's decided to continue her career in NCAA! 

Utah Red Rocks Preview Gives Glimpse Into 2018 Season

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Utah hosted their annual Red Rocks preview at the Huntsman Center on Friday night in front of 5,100 adoring fans on Friday. All 12 Utes on the roster showed at least two events and Co-head Coach Tom Farden was pleased with the performances he saw. Watch routine videos from the exhibition HERE.

Highlights From 2017-2018 NCAA Preseason Previews

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The 2018 NCAA gymnastics season kicks off next month, but fans were treated to a sneak peek at what the top programs are working on in various preview meets this past weekend. 

Ivana Hong Among Five Newly Elected To USA Gymnastics Athletes’ Council

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Five athletes have been added to the USA Gymnastics Athletes’ Council, elected by the national team members of each discipline. Each discipline has two members, and the new athletes will be on the council for four years beginning in January 2018.

Complete 2018 NCAA Meet Schedule

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View the complete schedule for 2018 NCAA competitions below.

Head Coach Kristi Ewasko's Contract Not Renewed For SEMO Gymnastics

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Release via SEMO Athletics

2018 Pac-12 Conference Season Preview

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The Pac-12 is packed with talent, and the conference will surely field a great battle this season for the top spot. Utah is the reigning Pac-12 champion and the team will need to be at its best this year to repeat with all the outstanding talent in the conference.

Bylaw Amendments Adopted By USA Gymnastics Board Of Directors

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Led by president and CEO Kerry Perry, USA Gymnastics has made official amendments to their bylaws after the changes were passed by the board of directors on December 9. 

Top 5 NCAA First-Meet Matchups For 2018 Season

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The start of the 2018 NCAA season is right around the corner, with teams and fans eagerly awaiting the first matchups of the year. The first official week of competition begins right after New Year's Day, kicking off on Friday, January 5.

Simone Biles Becomes Honorary Texans Cheerleader

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The sweet, sweet power of Twitter never fails to make dreams come true far and wide. A few weeks ago, Simone Biles let the world know that being an NFL cheerleader would be the most fun. Next thing we all know, it's Miss Biles on the sidelines during Sunday's game! 

Oklahoma No. 1 In 2018 NCAA Coaches Poll

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The results are in from the 2018 NCAA Women's Preseason Coaches Poll, and Oklahoma sits on top with 33 first-place votes.