2017 Nastia Liukin Cup Series: Recap

By Elizabeth Grimsley

After a hard fought competition, Kai Rivers (future LSU gymnast) and Carly Bauman (future Michigan gymnast) claimed senior and junior titles, respectively, at the 2017 Nastia Liukin Cup. Overall, Michigan recruits had a strong showing with two finishers in the top five on the senior side to go along with Bauman’s junior win.
Full results, including the college, if applicable, of each finisher, is listed below.

  1. Kai Rivers (LSU)
  2. Rachael Lukacs (Georgia)
  3. Andrea Li (California)
  4. Natalie Wojcik (Michigan)
  5. Abby Heiskell (Michigan)
  6. Abigail Brenner (Michigan)
  7. Rylie Mundell (Denver)
  8. Lynnzee Brown (Denver)
  9. Anastasia Webb (Oklahoma)
  10. Rachael Flam (Stanford)
  11. Cassie Stevens (Auburn)
  12. Nevaeh DeSouza (California)
  13. Gabryel Wilson (Michigan)
  14. Cristal Isa (Arizona)
  15. Amoree Lockhart (Oklahoma)
  16. Mikayla Magee (Utah)
  17. Jaedyn Rucker (uncommitted)
  18. Makarri Doggette (Alabama)

  1. Carly Bauman (Michigan)
  2. Rose Casali (Denver)
  3. Lali Dekanoidze (uncommitted)
  4. Gabrielle Gallentine (uncommitted)
  5. Abigail Mueller (uncommitted)
  6. Sophia Groth (uncommitted)
  7. Lillian Lippeatt (uncommitted)
  8. Colbi Flory (UCLA)
  9. Emma Pritchard (uncommitted)
  10. Nicole Riccardi (uncommitted)
  11. Quinn Smith (uncommitted)
  12. Jacey Vore (uncommitted)
  13. Gillian Rutz (uncommitted)
  14. Nicola St. Louis (uncommitted)
  15. Mia Falcone (uncommitted)
  16. Elizabeth Gantner (uncommitted)
  17. Kennedy Quay (uncommitted), Teagan Torgerud (uncommitted)
The American Cup also took place the following day with two NCAA recruits competing for Team USA. Oklahoma’s Ragan Smith won the cup while future Gator Rylie McCusker finished fifth.

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