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

Arizona

Arkansas

Bowling Green

  • Taylor Worthington: Achilles (surgery 12/20)

Brockport State

  • Gina Ferdinandi: ACL (via Instagram 2/4)
  • Jamie Kogut: ACL (surgery 12/29)

BYU

  • Mackenzie Douglas: Ruptured Achilles mid-February

California

  • Victoria Salem: Heavy knee brace, ACL

Central Michigan

Florida

  • Sierra Alexander: Achilles (1/31)
  • Amanda Cheney: Knee injury as of 12/7, out two months

Georgia

Hamline

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

Iowa State

  • Sydney Converse: Torn Achilles (surgery 12/2)

Lindenwood

LSU

Michigan

Michigan State

Minnesota

Missouri

Northern Illinois

Rhode Island College

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

Sacramento State

Springfield College

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

Stanford

  • Kyla Bryant: Lower leg injury/surgery (4/16 via Instagram story)
  • Grace Garcia: Ankle surgery
  • Aleeza Yu: Back issues

UCLA

  • Rechelle Dennis: Torn Achilles (via 10/1 UCLA Snapchat)

Utah State

  • Logan Nugent: wheeling around on one-legged scooter, foot in boot (via 11/28 USU Snapchat)

Washington

  • Geneva Thompson: Boot + scooter at Purple & Gold (what looks like Achilles surgery pic on insta story)

West Virginia

William & Mary

Winona State

  • Hannah Norman: ACL 
  • Katie Pipp: ACL

Short Term

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

Bowling Green

  • Shannon St. Jean: Fasciotomy, plans to return to training within a few weeks. (via Instagram 1/5)

Michigan

  • Maddy Osman: Tweaked knee in December practice, will be out the “first month or so” of season per Bev Plocki

UCLA

Washington

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
  • Katelyn Lentz: seen on crutches and ankle heavily wrapped at 2/17 meet

Arkansas

Auburn

  • Cara Stricklin: Surgery picture (via Instagram 2/7)

Bowling Green

  • Randi Morris: unknown surgery

BYU

  • Melanie Lockhart: Knee brace
  • Lauren Love: Foot in a boot (via Instagram 1/22)

Denver

  • Claire Hammen: seen in a boot, on crutches, and with a scooter
  • Courtney Loper: has been MIA in training updates, potentially a knee brace, but seen walking; seen training in 2/19 Instagram story; exhibitioned on beam near end of 2018 season

Eastern Michigan

Illinois

  • Brittany Jones: unknown lower leg cast (via Instagram story 4/13)

Iowa

Kentucky

  • Mack Harmen: Knee brace and crutches as of 12/10 (via Kentucky Instagram Live)

LSU

  • Gracen Standley: unknown surgery (via Instagram Story 5/9)

Maryland

Michigan State

  • Anna Gamelo: Injured and restricted to conditioning (via Mike Rowe podcast 12/8)
  • Madison McHale: Foot in boot; training bars as of 1/22
  • Roya Shirley: Unknown, pulled from lineups week seven

Minnesota

NC State

  • Olivia Hunter: Foot in boot (via Instagram 1/15)

Nebraska

  • Megan Schweihofer: arm/elbow surgery (via Instagram Story 5/8)

Ohio State

  • Danica Abanto: Seen on crutches (via Jan. 13 competition – seen in knee brace via Feb. 7 Instagram post)

Pittsburgh

Rutgers

Sacramento State

Southern Utah

  • Morgan Alfaro: Seen injured at UW meet (3/3)
  • Megan McBride: Injured vaulting (3/3)

Towson

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

UCLA

  • Stella Savvidou: Thumb/hand brace (UCLA Snapchat 12/27 – not putting weight on it, one armed tumbling)

UIC

UW- Oshkosh

William & Mary

  • Lauren Winkler: Surgery (12/27)

Winona State

  • Samia Taylor: In boot (via Instagram 1/16)

Retirement/Left Team

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

Air Force

  • Natalie Hawthorne: No longer on roster
  • Tori Najaim: No longer on roster
  • Parrish Murphy: No longer on roster
  • Julia Sebben: No longer on roster

Alabama

  • Jenna Bressette: No longer on roster
  • Caitlin Cole: No longer on roster

Arizona

  • Shannon Farrell: No longer on roster, transfer to Rutgers

Arkansas

  • Leah Macmoyle: Medical retirement

Auburn

  • Sarah Garcia: Medical retirement

BYU

  • Emily Cannon: No longer on roster
  • Macie Miller: No longer on roster
  • Marielle Mitchell: No longer on roster

California

  • Alexandra Dudschus: No longer on roster, listed as team manager
  • Emily Howe: No longer on roster, listed as team manager
  • Mariah Peterson: No longer on roster

Central Michigan

Denver

  • Sam Ogden: No longer on roster

Eastern Michigan

  • Hollie Minichiello: No longer on roster

Florida

  • Abigail Hair: No longer on roster
  • Vanasia Bradley: Medically retired, serving as student coach

George Washington

  • Ryan Finkelstein: No longer on roster
  • Jenna Horner: Retired

Georgia

  • Caroline Bradford: Retired, moved into role as manager
  • Gracie Cherrey: Medically retired
  • Ashley Foss: Medically retired

Illinois

Iowa

  • Tessa Walsh: No longer on roster

Iowa State

Ithaca College

  • Mina Shernan: Retired/joined Ithaca College track and field team

Kent State

  • Darby Stanton: No longer on roster

Kentucky

  • Tatiana Bunch: No longer on roster
  • Bailey Stehler: No longer on roster
  • Marisa Varrone: No longer on roster
  • Sydney Waltz: Medical retirement

Lindenwood

  • Maria Bitner: No longer on roster

LSU

  • Kylie Moran: No longer on roster

Maryland

  • Rachel Gurnett: No longer on roster, listed as team manager
  • Jen O’Neill: No longer on roster, listed as team manager

Minnesota

Michigan State

Nebraska

  • Alexa Clark: No longer on roster
  • Megan Kuo: No longer on roster
  • Laura Oh: No longer on roster
  • Kami Shows: No longer on roster

Ohio State

  • Taylor Harrison: Medical retirement
  • Brittany Munn: No longer on roster
  • Jessica Stich: No longer on roster

Oklahoma

  • Megan Thompson: Retired/transfer to Missouri

Oregon State

  • Kaitlin Campbell: No longer on roster

Penn

  • Alberta Massey: No longer on roster
  • Emily Shugan: No longer on roster, listed as Student Assistant Coach

Penn State

  • Chanen Raygoza: No longer on roster, listed as team manager
  • Oni Timothy: No longer on roster, listed as team manager

Pittsburgh

  • Meagan Oscar: No longer on roster

Rutgers

  • Anne Marie Neggia: No longer on roster

Sacramento State

  • Megan Kyle: No longer on roster, listed as Student Assistant Coach

S.E. Missouri

  • Charlee Miller: No longer on roster

Southern Utah

  • Lillie Minor: No longer on roster

Springfield

  • Gianna DiPasquale: No longer on roster

Stanford

  • Dare Maxwell: No longer on roster
  • Caroline Spertus: No longer on roster

UC Davis

  • Taylor Bennion: No longer on roster
  • Miranda Holder: No longer on roster

UCLA

Ursinus

  • Jillian Falduto: No longer on roster
  • Courtney Pearson: No longer on roster

Utah

Utah State

  • Miranda Hone: No longer on roster
  • Melanie Oster: No longer on roster
  • Jessi Rondeau: No longer on roster

Washington

  • Emily Liddle: Medical retirement
  • Jennifer Oh: No longer on roster, now serving as team manager

West Virginia

  • Kelsey Sorrenson: No longer on roster

Western Michigan

  • Danielle Bisbikis: No longer on roster
  • Amanda Ruble: No longer on roster

Updated May 14, 2018.