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  1. Favorite Viral NCAA Gymnastics Routines Of 2021

    Favorite Viral NCAA Gymnastics Routines Of 2021

    May 3, 2021

    NCAA gymnastics gained more recognition in the past years in large part thanks to some memorable college routines going viral. The first routine to really go viral was LSU Gymnast  Lloimincia Hall's floor routine in 2014, but arguably the queen of the viral routine is UCLA’s Katelyn Ohashi, whose moonwalking helped make her floor routines from both 2018 and 2019 spread like wildfire- her 2019 routine currently has 161,708,668 views on the UCLA Athletics youtube page. Though the 2021 season was a unique one with less of an audience, it was no exception in producing viral routines.
  2. Ana Padurariu: The Benefits Of Remaining Poised & Patient

    Ana Padurariu: The Benefits Of Remaining Poised & Patient

    Mar 22, 2021

    Who could forget the 2018 World Championship beam final? It was a competition where world-class gymnasts were either falling off or precariously hanging onto the apparatus. But Ana Padurariu, a first-year senior from Canada, sailed through every skill with crisp connections and confidence, including a difficult side aerial to two layout step-outs. 
  3. Six Finalists Named For The 2021 AAI Award

    Six Finalists Named For The 2021 AAI Award

    Mar 17, 2021

    Every year American Athletic, Inc. (AAI) presents the distinguished AAI Award to the most outstanding senior female gymnast in the country. 
  4. Margzetta Frazier Goes Viral With Janet Jackson Inspired Floor Routine

    Margzetta Frazier Goes Viral With Janet Jackson Inspired Floor Routine

    Feb 12, 2021

    Following fellow UCLA gymnast Nia Dennis’ viral floor performance less than three weeks ago, junior Margzetta Frazier’s floor routine is circling online. From Women’s Health, to Yahoo! Life, PopSugar, LA Times, Huffington Post, USA Today and many more, everyone is watching her latest routine that scored a 9.925 on February 10th against BYU. 
  5. Nia Dennis Goes Viral For Her Jaw-Dropping Floor Performance

    Nia Dennis Goes Viral For Her Jaw-Dropping Floor Performance

    Jan 25, 2021

    Everyone's standard of what "going viral" exactly means is different these days, but I think it's safe to say that when ESPN, Janet Jackson, Women's Health, Sports Center, BET, Karamo, Oprah Magazine, the LA Times, CNN, Billboard, and countless others repost your routine, you've done it. 
  6. UCLA Gymnastics Ushers In New Era With Olympians Kyla Ross & Madison Kocian

    UCLA Gymnastics Ushers In New Era With Olympians Kyla Ross & Madison Kocian

    Dec 16, 2019

    In less than a month, the UCLA women's gymnastics team will begin the 2020 season, and many of the gymnasts will be entering their first season without longtime head coach Valerie Kondos Field. The reigning Pac-12 champion UCLA Bruins will start 2020 in their home state at the California Grand Invitational & Collegiate Challenge.
  7. Oklahoma Caps Incredible Season With An NCAA Title

    Oklahoma Caps Incredible Season With An NCAA Title

    Apr 21, 2019

    In the inaugural Four on the Floor final of the NCAA Women's Gymnastics Championships, the Oklahoma Sooners won the team title and are back on top after scoring a huge 198.3375. The LSU Tigers had another runner-up finish and earned their highest NCAA Championship score with a 197.8250 ahead of last year's champion UCLA Bruins, who were in third with a 197.5375. The Denver Pioneers concluded their season with a fourth-place finish, their best ever final ranking in program history, with a 197.0000.
  8. UCLA, LSU, Oklahoma & Denver Advance To 2019 NCAA Finals

    UCLA, LSU, Oklahoma & Denver Advance To 2019 NCAA Finals

    Apr 20, 2019

    After placing in the top two in their respective semifinals, UCLA, LSU, Oklahoma, and Denver have qualified to the first Four on the Floor NCAA Women's Gymnastics Championship final. In semifinal I, UCLA finished in first with a 197.6750, and LSU finished in second with a 197.5125. In semifinal II, Oklahoma won with a 197.8500 while Denver came in second with a 197.0375.
  9. UCLA & Michigan Qualify To NCAA Championships

    UCLA & Michigan Qualify To NCAA Championships

    Apr 7, 2019

    Finishing in the top two in the final round of competition at the Ann Arbor NCAA women's gymnastics regional championship, reigning national champion UCLA and reigning Big Ten champion Michigan have qualified for nationals. 
  10. Alabama, Michigan, UCLA & Nebraska Advance To Ann Arbor Regional Final

    Alabama, Michigan, UCLA & Nebraska Advance To Ann Arbor Regional Final

    Apr 6, 2019

    After two sessions of competition Friday, Alabama, Michigan, UCLA, and Nebraska advanced to the final round of the NCAA regional in Ann Arbor by placing in the top two in their respective sessions. Alabama and Michigan finished 1-2 in the first session, while UCLA and Nebraska came out on top in the second session. 
  11. Michigan Hosts Reigning NCAA Gymnastics Champions UCLA At Regionals

    Michigan Hosts Reigning NCAA Gymnastics Champions UCLA At Regionals

    Apr 1, 2019

    This year marks the first in the revamped NCAA women's gymnastics postseason format, beginning with three days of competition at four regional sites, one being Ann Arbor, Michigan. 
  12. Valorie Kondos Field To Retire As UCLA Gymnastics Coach After 2019 Season

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

    Sep 20, 2018

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

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

    Jun 8, 2018

    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.
  14. The Road To NCAAs: UCLA's Kramer Enjoying The Journey

    The Road To NCAAs: UCLA's Kramer Enjoying The Journey

    Apr 12, 2018

    Gracie Kramer burst into the UCLA floor lineup this season after just one routine on floor last season. Her feisty, sassy routine has been in the first or second spot in the lineup in 11 of 13 meets. One of the highlights of her routine comes in her opening combination pass—a front handspring-front double full-punch front that lands precariously close to the edge of the floor. 
  15. Recapping The Action: Field Set For NCAA Championships

    Recapping The Action: Field Set For NCAA Championships

    Apr 9, 2018

    All six of the top-seeded teams moved on easily from their respective regionals. Oklahoma hit the 198 mark for the eighth time this season, and Maggie Nichols scored the only 10.0 of the weekend—her fourth of the year on balance beam, in front of a hometown crowd in Minneapolis.