NCAA Gymnastics at University of Houston?

“Lindenwood was just a dream, and then it became a reality,” (Randy) Lane said of the Missouri university adding gymnastics at the Division II level for the 2013 season. …

It does seem crazy that Texas has no Division 1 NCAA Gymnastics team.

KJ Kindler, DD Breaux, Mary Lou Retton, Kim Zmeskal-Burdette, Nastia Liukin, Madison Kocian and Simone Biles have voiced support for a new NCAA team.

Lisa Bowerman, head coach at Texas Woman’s University, has perhaps a better perspective on the status of NCAA gymnastics in the state than anyone.

“Texas is a state with a lot of pride, and people want to stay here. Given that opportunity, a lot of them would stay here rather than accept an opportunity out of state,” she said. …

Emily Minehart fills us in on what’s happened so far:

Efforts Ongoing to Add Division I Gymnastics at the University of Houston

University of Houston NAIGC team. Image courtesy of Haley Poinsette.

Click PLAY or watch Houston grad Shannon Miller on Twitter.

@UHCougars @UHouston #NCAAgymnastics #GoCougars #TXUSAG #Region3Gymnastics

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Career gymnastics coach who loves the outdoors, and the internet.

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