Elevate The Stage: JO To NCAA Gymnasts

Elevate the Stage is a podium-style gymnastics competition for NCAA and J.O. teams, and FloGymnastics is excited to again bring you live coverage of the meets in the 2019 season.

The competitions in 2018 featured some of the best club gymnasts across the country, and many of them are moving on to compete in NCAA this season. There are even a few gymnasts who competed in JO at Elevate the Stage in 2018, and will be competing at Elevate the Stage meets in 2019, but this time for their NCAA team.

Sterlyn Austin | Georgia

Austin competed at the 2018 Elevate Augusta competition representing her club team Georgia Elite. She won floor and placed third all-around with a strong 37.175. A powerful gymnast, Austin competes a Yurchenko full on vault and a tuck full-in on floor. This year she concluded her J.O. career at nationals where she also scored a 37.175, for 29th all-around. 

Claire Gagliardi | Ohio State

Olympic Dreams gymnast Gagliardi competed at the 2018 Elevate Toledo meet where she won bars with a 9.55 and posted a great 9.625 on vault. She went on to win the 2018 Ohio state meet with a 37.375. A five-year level 10 gymnast, Gagliardi qualified for JO Nationals four of those years. 

Ashley Hofelich | Michigan State

We saw Hofelich at Elevate Toledo where she won all-round with a huge 38.15 and also won vault, beam, and floor. She competed a strong Yurchenko full to earn an impressive 9.8, and notched 9.625s on beam and floor. A five-year level 10 gymnast from Oakland Gymnastics Training Center, Hofelich has competed at JO Nationals the past two years, scoring in the 37s both years.

Don't miss the 2019 Elevate the Stage competitions with the following NCAA teams: Iowa, Maryland, Michigan State, Nebraska, Penn State, Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio State, Rutgers, Arkansas, Georgia, Alabama, and Auburn.

Brenna Dowell, Oklahoma Aim To Bounce Back After 'Shocking' UCLA Defeat

The end seemed inevitable. 

When the University of Oklahoma women’s gymnastics team entered the 2018 NCAA Super Six, they were the odds-on favorite to win their fourth national championship since 2014 and third in a row.

USA Gymnastics Names Biles, Hurd & 4 More To 2018 World Championships Team

Interview: Riley McCusker - Day 2, 2018 US Championships

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USA's Nominative Team For The 2018 World Championships

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Great Britain Names 2018 World Championships Team

Press release via British Gymnastics:

Ellie Downie, Becky Downie, Kelly Simm, Georgia-Mae Fenton and Alice Kinsella will be the Great Britain women’s team for the forthcoming artistic gymnastics World Championships.

Corinne Bunagan To Represent Philippines At Worlds

Interview: Philippine Senior Elite Corinne Bunagan, ENA Gymnastics

For the first time in three years, the Philippines will be represented in the biggest gymnastics competition of the year. New Jersey native Corinne Bunagan of ENA Paramus will compete at the 2018 World Championships in Doha next month. She received the opportunity after proving herself to be a reliable competitor at the 2018 Asian Games.

U.S. Men's Team Announced For 2018 World Gymnastics Championships

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Led By Hunter Dula, Utah Adds Top JO Talent For 2019 NCAA Gymnastics Season

Now that first official practices are underway at many schools, we’re continuing our series on the new additions to NCAA gymnastics team rosters, highlighting the Utah Utes today. Similar to LSU, the team have only lost two key competitors to graduations, Tiffani Lewis and Maddy Stover. Lewis was an important competitor for the team on vault, bars, and floor, while Stover was one of the team’s top beam workers. 

Valorie Kondos Field To Retire As UCLA Gymnastics Coach After 2019 Season

Longtime UCLA gymnastics head coach Valorie Kondos Field, better known as Miss Val, announced this morning that she will retire from her position after the 2019 NCAA season. While this is news for most, the fan-favorite coach made the decision years ago.