2017 Nastia Liukin Cup Series: Week 2 Qualifiers

By Elizabeth Grimsley


 Week two of the Nastia Liukin Cup series has concluded with seven new qualifiers being added to the mix that will compete for the title March 3 in Newark, N.J. Competitors at Brestyan’s Invitational, Lady Luck Invitational, CGA Coaches’ Spectacular, Legacy Elite Winter Classic, Star Struck Invitational and Tampa Bay Turners Invitational performed for a chance to advance.
Brestyan’s Invitational

  • Junior: Nicole Riccardi
    • Infiniti Elite
    • 36.675
    • 2016 J.O. Nationals: 56th AA
    • 2015 Region 6 Regionals: 1st AA, UB, BB, FX
    • Committed to college? Uncommitted

Lady Luck Invitational

  • Junior: Quinn Smith
    • Arizona Sunrays
    • 37.800
    • First year level 10
    • 2016 Westerns: 1st UB, 4th VT, 5th AA
    • Committed to college? Uncommitted
  • Senior: Cristal Isa
    • Gymcats
    • 38.050
    • 2016 J.O. Nationals: 2nd UB, BB, 5th AA, FX
    • Committed to college? Arizona

CGA Coaches’ Spectacular

  • Junior: Lillian Lippeatt
    • Cincinnati Gymnastics
    • 37.400
    • 2016 J.O. Nationals: 40th AA
    • Committed to college? Uncommitted

Legacy Elite Winter Classic

  • Senior: Andrea Li
    • Legacy Elite
    • 38.275
    • 2016 J.O. Nationals: 2nd AA, BB
    • 2016 Nastia Cup: 1st AA, UB, BB
    • Committed to college? California

Star Struck Invitational

  • Senior: Natalie Wojcik
    • Stallone Gymnastics
    • 37.725
    • 2016 J.O. Nationals: 2nd AA, VT, BB, 3rd FX, 4th UB
    • 2016 Nastia Cup: 1st BB, 4th AA, FX
    • Committed to college? Michigan

Tampa Bay Turners Invitational

  • Junior: Teagan Torgerud
    • Orlando Metro
    • 37.750
    • Did not compete in 2016
    • 2015 Region 8 Regionals: 18th AA
    • Committed to college? Uncommitted
Next weekend, gymnasts competing at two different competitions will vie for a spot at the Cup with two junior positions and one senior spot up for grabs. Stay tuned for more updates on the series or check out all the qualifiers thus far on our Events page.

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