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Last Week in College Gym: December 28

There’s a lot that happens on the gymternet each week. So much so that it can be hard to keep track of it all. From training updates and COVID news to recruiting rumors and coaching announcements, we don’t blame you for missing some important points here and there.

But that’s where we come in. Last Week in College Gym is your one-stop shop for all the important headlines from the previous week in college gymnastics. No matter if you’re taking a social media break, went on vacation or just don’t have the capacity to follow every single gymnast, team and fan, we have you covered.

Newsworthy Items

  • Recent Iowa signee Kendall LaPlante announced she will be joining the Hawkeyes early for the 2021 season.
  • Utah State senior Leighton Varnadore recently graduated with her undergraduate degree in kinesiology and health science. She is now working toward receiving her masters in sports management. 
  • Freshman Courtney Blackson was absent from Boise State’s recent intrasquad on Dec. 20. 

Training Updates

  • Denver senior Lynnzee Brown showed a sky-high double layout on floor, a very good sign for her comeback from Achilles surgery in the spring.
  • Arkansas junior Kennedy Hambrick showed a Yurchenko one and a half vault on the team’s Instagram Story.

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