Early Signing Period List: NLIs Inked For 2018-2019

Christy Ann Linder

Top gymnasts from across the country and beyond have made their verbal commitments official and signed their National Letters of Intent (NLI) for the 2019 season.

See the list of gymnasts who signed below. The press releases are linked to the names of each school.

Updated as of 11/16

2018-2019 NLI Signees

ALABAMA

Griffin James
Asia Dewalt
Shallon Olsen
Emily Gaskins

ARIZONA

Kennedi Davis
Asia DuVernay
MacKinzie Kane
Alivia Kendrick

ARIZONA STATE

Stephanie Tripodi

ARKANSAS

Amanda Elswick
Kennedy Hambrick

AUBURN

Derrian Gobourne

BALL STATE

Marinia Livelsberger
Marissa Nychyk
Julia Wiest
Sandra Elsadek

BOISE STATE

Hope Masiado
Alexis Stokes
Sami Smith

BOWLING GREEN

Tess Muir

BYU

Sadie Miner
Lexi Griffith
Rebekah Bean

CAL

Maya Bordas
Milan Clausi
Talitha Jones
Abi Solari

CENTRAL MICHIGAN

Alaina Kosto
Morgan Tong
Sierra DeMarinis

DENVER

Maddie Quarles
Alexandra Ruiz
Alexis Vasquez

EASTERN MICHIGAN

Charlotte Reynolds
Carly Kosanovich
Brooke Hylek
Karalyn Roberts

FLORIDA

Leah Clapper
Sydney Johnson-Scharpf
Nya Reed
Savannah Schoenherr

GEORGE WASHINGTON

 Deja Chambliss
Simone Banen
Olivia Raymond
Paige Apperson

GEORGIA

Samantha Davis
Rachael Lukacs
Mikayla Magee
Megan Roberts
Abbey Ward

ILLINOIS

Mallory Mizuki
Shaylah Scott
Erin Weisel

IOWA

Alexandra Greenwald
Bridget Killian
Lauren Guerin
Jax Kranitz
Allie Gilchrist
Mackenzie Vance

IOWA STATE

Phoebe Turner

KENTUCKY

Josie Angeny
Cally Nixon
Arianna Patterson
Ella Warren

MICHIGAN

Abby Brenner
Abby Heiskell
Maddie Mariani
Natalie Wojcik

MICHIGAN STATE

Sydney Ewing

MINNESOTA

Tiarre Sales
Kaitlyn Higgins
Abbie Nylin

MISSOURI

Frances Bidwell
Hannah McCrary
Mya Mulligan

NC STATE

Katie Cox
Meredith Robinson

NEBRASKA

Abigail Johnston
Sarah Hargrove
Megan Thompson
Kaylee Quinn

NEW HAMPSHIRE

Hannah Baddick
Hailey Luie
Mariella Miele

NORTH CAROLINA

Emery Summey
Drew Aldridge

OHIO STATE

Claire Gagliardi
Kaitlyn Gilson
Colby Miller
Miriam Perez

OKLAHOMA

Allie Stern
Olivia Trautman

OREGON STATE

Leah Bivrell
Jade Carey
Madison Dagen

PENN STATE

Melissa Astarita
Dymiana Cox

PITTSBURGH

Katie Chamberlain
Caitlyne Kline
Olivia Miller
Kiley Robatin

SACRAMENTO STATE

Karissa Hoffman
Amber Koeth
Destiny Watley

SAN JOSE STATE

Tia Gin
Carli Orcutt

SEMO

Anna Kazinska
Emma LaPinta

SOUTHERN UTAH

Caitlin Kho
Karley McClain
Shylen Murakami
Rachel Smith

STANFORD

Grace Waguespack
Madison Burnette
Morgan Hoang
Wesley Stephenson
Evelyn Micco

TWU

Ellie Ambs
Sadie Bish
Domi Bonzagni
Isabel Goyco

UC DAVIS

Liah Bosworth
Cortney Cunningham

UCLA

Margzetta Frazier
Sekai Wright

UTAH

Cristal Isa
Adrienne Randall
Hunter Dula
Lauren Wong

WASHINGTON

Talia Brovedani
Madeline McLellan
Meaghan Ruttan

WEST VIRGINIA

Esperanza Abarca
Mackenzie Black
Kendra Combs
Rachel Hornung

Event Finals Qualifiers - 2018 Junior Pan American Championships

Christy Ann Linder

Below are the gymnasts who qualified for the individual event finals at the 2018 Junior Pan American Championships, in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The finals will be held Friday, June 15. The top eight gymnasts on each event, with a maximum of two gymnasts per country, qualify for event finals. 

USA, Bowers Strike Gold At 2018 Junior Pan Am Championships

USA Gymnastics

Press release below via USA Gymnastics:

2019 Nastia Liukin Cup Series Qualifying Meets Announced

Patrick Gorski-USA TODAY Sports

Press release below via USA Gymnastics:

Wong, Bowers Lead Top USA Junior Women In The 2018 Pan American Champs

Christy Ann Linder

The 2018 Junior Pan American Championships takes place this week, with competition starting on June 13 and concluding on June 15 in Buenos Aires. The event includes a team final, all-around final, and event finals for both the men and women. Team USA is sending top juniors Jordan Bowers, JaFree Scott, Tori Tatum, and Leanne Wong. 

Team USA Set For Junior Pan American Championships

Team USA is set to compete at the Junior Pan American Championships this week in Buenos Aires. The men's and women's competition will be held June 13-15 and consists of a team competition as well as individual all-around and event competitions.

A New Mentality For Kyla Ross In UCLA's Title-Winning Season

Kyla Ross has competed on some of the biggest stages in elite gymnastics—the Olympic Games in London, the World Championships in Belgium and China. She was a two-time world all-around medalist and was the silver medalist at back-to-back national championships.

Opinion: The Engaged, Strategic Leadership That USA Gymnastics Needs

© Jeff Curry-USA TODAY Sports

For over a year now, USA Gymnastics has been operating in a state of turmoil from the backlash of Larry Nassar’s horrific crimes. What started as the largest sex abuse scandal in sports history has evolved to show major flaws in the way that the national governing body for gymnastics is run. They have been through a wave of resignations at the highest levels: the president of USAG, the national team coordinator, and the senior vice president of the Women’s Program, to name a few. 

Utah To Host 2018 American Classic And Hopes Classic

Press release below via USA Gymnastics.

More Difficulty Leads To Consistency For Nebraska's Sienna Crouse

Nebraska Athletics

Sienna Crouse’s favorite event is vault.

Most Difficulty In The 2018 NCAA Super Six: Vault Edition

Alonzo Adams-USA TODAY Sports

In our fourth and final installment on the most difficulty in the 2018 NCAA Super Six, we are taking a look at vault. Specifically, we're analyzing which teams had the most 10.0 start value vaults. In 2016, the Yurchenko full was devalued to a 9.95 start value, and many teams since then have reacted by upping the difficulty of the vaults their gymnasts compete. We have seen more Yurchenko 1.5s and even Yurchenko doubles.