National Gymnastics Foundation Collegiate Gymnastics grants

Good news. :-)

Collegiate Gymnastics Association: subsidizing the cost of the Nissen-Emery Trophy …

University of Oklahoma: funding to use an equipment podium at the 2015 Men’s NCAA Gymnastics championships

University of California – Berkeley … donation to the Hal Frey Scholarship Endowment and providing funds to replace aging equipment

Big Ten Gymnastics Championships: providing a grant to help support the Big Ten Gymnastics Championships for both men and women …

National Gymnastics Foundation awards grants to support collegiate gymnastics

UCLA superstars

See them on UCLA’s twitter.

Bridgeport 7th Div II title

The University of Bridgeport tallied 195.225 points on the way to capturing its seventh consecutive ECAC Division II Women’s Gymnastics Championship on Saturday afternoon at Southern Connecticut State University. The Owls placed second with 191.875 points, while West Chester University finished third with a mark of 190.600.

Senior Sasha Tsikhanovich (Marysville, Ohio) was named the 2015 ECAC Gymnast of the Year for the Purple Knights after capturing first place finishes on bars, floor and the all-around. Tsikhanovich put together top scores of 9.875 on bars, 9.975 on floor and a total of 39.325 in the all-around. …

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195.225 would beat a LOT of Division I teams. :-)

I couldn’t find Sasha’s 9.975 Floor routine on YouTube.

Click PLAY or watch some of her Bars on YouTube.

late twisting Yurchenko

This is awesome.

Click PLAY or watch Sachi Sugiyama on instagram.

 
Here’s another one on YouTube. Can you think of anyone who twists later than Sachi?

via @GymCastic

2015 Men’s Collegiate National Championships

What is it?

At the men’s USA Gymnastics Collegiate Championships, the team and all-around competitions are divided into two categories, varsity and collegiate club.

The varsity competition is for Division I, II or III, four-year institutions with gymnastics as a varsity sport that provide two or less full scholarships as well as the military academies, and the collegiate team category is for two-year or four-year degree-granting schools with gymnastics as a club sport.

The individual event finals feature gymnasts from both the varsity and collegiate club divisions. …

USAG – USAF’s Ramos wins three event medals at 2015 USA Gymnastics Men’s Collegiate National Championships

Varsity Division
1. U.S. Air Force Academy, 432.850
2. U.S. Naval Academy; 412.450
3. College of William and Mary, 410.100
4. Springfield College, 402.400

Collegiate Club Division
1. Arizona State University, 404.800
2. Temple University, 401.900
3. University of Washington, 400.350
4. Southern California United, 375.450

Air Force
Air Force

USAG – USAF, ASU win team titles at 2015 USA Gymnastics Men’s Collegiate National Championships

Josh RamosBacked by the second-highest team score in Academy history, the Air Force men’s gymnastics team captured its sixth straight USAG national team title …

Highlighted by an Academy record performance on the parallel bars from senior Josh Ramos, Air Force swept the top-two placements on five of the six events. Ramos finished nearly a point ahead of the field on the parallel bars, as he tallied a 15.600 to shatter the previous program standard and record the fourth-highest score in the nation so far this season. …

Air Force Claims Sixth Straight USAG National Title

NCAA Regionals set

All 6 competitions are scheduled for April 4th.

Teams in bold are expected to get through to Nationals. We can expect at least one upset. Perhaps 2 or 3 this season.

SEMIFINAL 1
OKLAHOMA REGIONAL:
[1] Oklahoma
[12] Oregon State

[13] Penn State
Southern Utah
Missouri
NC State

AUBURN REGIONAL:
[5] Alabama
[8] Auburn

[17] Minnesota
Iowa
Maryland
George Washington

IOWA STATE:
[4] LSU
[9] Nebraska

[16] Denver
Washington
Michigan State
Iowa State

SEMIFINAL 2
WEST VIRGINIA REGIONAL:
[2] Florida
[11] Stanford

[14] Illinois
Arkansas
New Hampshire
West Virginia

OHIO STATE REGIONAL:
[6] Michigan
[7] UCLA

[18] Arizona
Central Michigan
Kentucky
Ohio State

CAL REGIONAL:
[3] Utah
[10] Georgia

[15] Boise State
Cal
Utah State
BYU

Balance Beam Situation has commentary.

Here’s the official NCAA announcement which includes Individual Event specialists and All-Around competitors from the rest of the NCAA teams.

Finally, here’s the “bracket“. The Road to Nationals. :-)

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Florida – what went wrong?

Check out highlights and postmeet interviews from the 2015 SEC Championship. The Gators finished in 3rd place and Bridget Sloan had a perfect 10.0 score on bars!

Click PLAY or watch it on YouTube.

(via College Gymnastics Board)