Injury Updates

Keep track of your favorite gymnasts and when they’ll be back on the competition floor. Feel free to submit any updates you may have to our email.

Long Term | Short Term | Unknown | Retirement/Left Team

Long Term

Suffered season-ending injury, injury that requires major surgery or other debilitating injury that will take gymnast out of competition or training for a long period of time.

Alaska

  • Louisa Marie Knapp: ACL and double elbow surgery (12/23) (skills on tumble track 5/24 and training bars on multiple occasions over the summer)
  • Morgan Ross: ACL and MCL (1/18)

Arizona

Arkansas

Ball State

  • Sari Thaler: Shoulder surgery (11/7)

Bowling Green

  • Taylor Worthington: Achilles (surgery 12/20/17)

Brockport State

  • Gina Ferdinandi: ACL (via Instagram 2/4)

California

  • Victoria Salem: Heavy knee brace, ACL

Central Michigan

Florida

Hamline

  • Jada DeBoer: Achilles (via Instagram 2/7)

Kentucky

  • Arianna Patterson: Torn achilles sometime in September (confirmed via Instagram Story 11/14)

Illinois

  • Julia Hutcherson: Torn ACL (10/31)

Iowa State

Lindenwood

  • Georgina Harris: Achilles surgery December 2017 (training bars Fall 2018)

LSU

Michigan

Michigan State

  • Gabriella Douglas: ACL surgery (1/3) (tumbling onto mats, September 2018)

Minnesota

  • Casey Betts: ACL surgery (2/7) (training bars and basics on rod floor)

Missouri

Nebraska

New Hampshire

  • Kylie Kratchwell: Knee Surgery (via Instagram Story 10/2)

Northern Illinois

Oklahoma (men)

  • Gage Dyer: Surgery to remove calcification on bicep (11/20)

Oregon State

  • Alyssa Minyard: Torn Achilles (10/5)
  • Destinee Davis: Torn ligament in hand (via Instagram 10/19)

Pittsburgh

  • Katie Chamberlain: Unknown lower leg/ankle surgery (11/6)

Rhode Island College

  • Kyndel Yett: Torn Achilles (via Instagram 2/5)

Sacramento State

San Jose State

  • Michelle Shalit: Torn Achilles

Springfield College

  • Sara King: Unknown injury, out for season (1/19 via Instagram)

Stanford

  • Grace Garcia: Ankle surgery (seen in recent Stanford bars clips and learning a floor routine)
  • Aleeza Yu: Back issues

Towson

  • Emerson Hurst: labrum surgery (6/14 via Instagram). Seen on beam at Intrasquad (10/31)

UIC

  • Rylie Johnstone: Ankle Surgery (6/1)
  • Ashley Albrecht: Surgery to remove damaged bone in her leg/ankle (via Instagram Story, 6/20/18)

Washington

  • Geneva Thompson: Achilles 12/2017
  • Talia Brovedani: Torn ACL (10/20). Expected to be out 9 months.

Winona State

  • Hannah Norman: ACL (training bars as of 9/14)

Short Term

Minor injury that should only keep gymnast out of competition or training for a few weeks.

Alaska

  • Tere Alonso: Finger injury (via Instagram story 10/2)

Denver

  • Claire Kern: Rolled ankle at open house (10/12). Out of boot as of 11/20

LSU

  • Ashlyn Kirby: Minor elbow procedure

UCLA

Washington

  • Kristyn Hoffa: wrist surgery (Twitter, 5/9)
    • Wrist still in cast/brace as of 8/3

Unknown

Gymnast seen with unknown, unconfirmed injury and/or is out for an unknown period of time.

Arizona State

  • Mekayla Jones: Seen on crutches at Jan. 6 competition

BYU

Denver

  • Claire Kern: seen in a boot (10/12)

Eastern Michigan

  • Ciara Gresham: unknown surgery 2/21
  • Jeanai Scott: Surgery picture
  • Kara Roberts: In a boot on crutches (11/20)

Florida

Illinois

  • Malloy Mizuki: In Knee Brace. Didn’t show routines at intrasquad on 10/27

Kent State

  • Abby Fletcher: In a boot (via private Instagram 5/31)

Kentucky

Lindenwood

  • Nicole Baars: In a boot (but also not in a boot in a recent post so, unknown)

Maryland

  • Deanna Magro: Unknown lower leg surgery (via Instagram 4/25)
  • Sabriyya Rouse: Surgery
  • Amanda Bertorello: Unknown knee surgery (via Instagram Story 7/5/18)

Michigan

  • Emma McLean: Seen in boot (10/31)

Minnesota

  • Paige Williams: Toe surgery (via Instagram story 5/30/18)
  • Ivy Lu: Boot, still training bars (via Instagram story 10/18/18)

NC State

  • Olivia Hunter: Foot in boot (via Instagram 1/15)
  • Alexis Beucler: Arm in sling (via Instagram 9/5)

Nebraska

  • Anika Dujakovich: Unknown surgery (via Instagram Story 8/27). Seen back on beam 11/2018

Oregon State

  • Lena Greene: unknown (via Instagram Story 7/5)

Pittsburgh

  • Haley Brechwald: shoulder surgery (4/24). Seen on beam (10/22)

Rutgers

  • Chloe DeVriesKnee surgery (training vault and floor as of 7/16)
  • Erin McLachlan: In a boot (11/10) via Rutgers Instagram Story

Sacramento State

Southern Utah

  • Megan McBride: Injured vaulting (3/3)

Towson

  • Olivia Lubarsky: Seen on scooter at Jan. 26 competition

UCLA

  • Stella Savvidou: Third surgery on right wrist (10/1)
  • Sara Taubman: Wrist wrapped (11/18)
  • Sekai Wright: Seen on crutches and in a boot at UCLA intrasquad (11/18)

UIC

West Virginia

  • Kendra Combs: seen in full-length knee brace
  • Rachel Hornung: foot in boot

William & Mary

  • Lauren Winkler: Surgery (12/27)

Retirement/Left Team

Gymnast, who was on the roster the previous season, has announced retirement or has been removed from the roster.

Air Force

  • Chloe Camello: no longer on roster
  • Lynne Jad: no longer on roster

Alabama

Arizona

Arizona State

  • Averie Brook: no longer on roster

Arkansas

  • Lakin Legereit: no longer on roster
  • Ellie Wylie: no longer on roster
  • Kirby Rathjen: no longer on roster

Auburn

  • Telah Black: no longer on roster

Ball State

  • Madison Howell: no longer on roster
  • Tia Kiaku: transfer to Alabama
  • Deni Roller: Medical Retirement

Brown

  • Anne Christman: no longer on roster
  • Diana Manzano: no longer on roster

BYU

  • Allegra Clarkson: no longer on roster
  • Erin Hilton: no longer on roster
  • Lauren Love: no longer on roster
  • Savannah Maradiga: no longer on roster
  • Aspen Welch: no longer on roster
  • Jesse Westergard: didn’t take 5th year

Florida

  • Francesca Lawal: medical retirement

Georgia

  • Ashley Foss: medical retirement
  • Madison McPherson: medical retirement
  • Jordyn Pedersen: no longer on roster

Illinois State

  • Katey Digiacomo: no longer on roster

Iowa

  • Tessa Walsh: no longer on roster
  • Annabelle Moisier: no longer on roster

Iowa State

  • Emily White: transfer to North Carolina

Kent State

  • Alyssa Quinlan: no longer on roster

Kentucky

  • Erynne Allen: transfer to Penn State

LSU

  • Gracen Standley: no longer on roster

Maryland

  • Morgan Bixler: transfer to Illinois
  • Karrie Thomas: transfer to Oklahoma

Michigan

  • Polina Shchennikova: medical retirement, became student coach
  • Sam Roy: medical retirement, became student coach

Michigan State:

  • Brittini Chappell: medical retirement
  • Michelina Lupinetti: no longer on roster
  • Anne Maxim: transfer to Michigan
  • Isabelle Wittebort: no longer on roster

Minnesota

  • Julia Huebert: no longer on roster

Missouri

  • Alyssa Johnson: no longer on roster

Nebraska

  • Karley Hutchinson: no longer on roster
  • Torri Hutchinson: no longer on roster

New Hampshire

  • Juliana Belar: medical retirement, became student coach
  • Brittany Capozzi: no longer on roster
  • Nicole Lanouette: no longer on roster

North Carolina

  • Lauren Graham: no longer on roster
  • Emma Marchese: medical retirement
  • Selena Zhang: no longer on roster

Ohio State

  • Kaitlynn Hofland: didn’t take 5th year

Penn

  • Emma Cullen: medical retirement
  • Isabella Evan-Chen: no longer on roster
  • Kristen Ho: no longer on roster

Pittsburgh

  • Kensleigh Owens: no longer on roster
  • Halle Peele: Medical retirement

San Jose State

  • Stella Felice: no longer on roster
  • Leah Perrino: no longer on roster
  • Kendal Watts: no longer on roster

SEMO

  • Haven Haswell: no longer on roster
  • Kendall Rumford: medical retirement

Southern Connecticut

  • Gracie Hundley: no longer on roster

Southern Utah

  • McKenna Burnside: no longer on roster
  • Julianna Dahlke: no longer on roster
  • Amanda Wiltsie: no longer on roster

Temple

  • Kerra Masella: no longer on roster

UC Davis

  • Amanda Bowers: no longer on roster
  • Maya Burns: no longer on roster
  • Julia Samaniego: no longer on roster

UCLA

  • Sofia Gonzalez: no longer on roster
  • Rebecca Karlous: no longer on roster
  • Lilia Waller: no longer on roster

UIC

  • Amelia Rafferty: no longer on roster

Utah State

  • Jazmyn Estrella: transfer to Temple
  • Kiera Miller: no longer on roster
  • Logan Nugent: no longer on roster
  • McKinley Pavicic: no longer on roster

Washington

  • Haley Roy: no longer on roster
  • Hannah Willmarth: Transfer to Minnesota

Winona State

  • Alyssa Carroll: no longer on roster
  • Breanna Murray: no longer on roster
  • Bryanna Peterson: no longer on roster
  • Miranda Saathoff: no longer on roster
  • Samia Taylor: no longer on roster

Updated October 18, 2018