College Gym News photographer Emily Howell-Forbes and editor in chief Elizabeth Grimsley have already shot a couple dozen meets between the two of them. This season, we take a walk down memory lane and share some of their favorite photographs from the last few years.
This week we selected our favorite reaction shots. Who doesn’t love those?
Freshman Jojo Warga from Ohio State celebrates after her floor routine at the 2021 Big 10 championship. (Photo/Emily Howell-Forbes)
UCLA’s Norah Flatley reacts to Nia Dennis’ floor routine during the 2020 matchup against Utah. Dennis eventually fake-fainted after seeing her score of 9.975 while Nicki Shapiro joined in on the fun trying to revive her. (Photo/Emily Howell-Forbes)
Iowa freshman Adeline Kenlin celebrates at the 2021 Big 10 championship. (Photo/Emily Howell-Forbes)
Maddie Karr, a former Denver gymnast, at the 2019 NCAA national championship. The Pioneers had qualified to the final for the first time. (Photo/Emily Howell-Forbes)
Utah’s graduate Kim Tessen and current assistant coach Garrett Griffeth during the meet against UCLA in 2020. In one of the most exciting matchups of the season, Utah ultimately won by half a tenth points. (Photo/Emily Howell-Forbes)
Isis Lowery, a former Oregon State gymnast, jumps up with her teammates after a hit bar routine during the 2020 season. (Photo/Emily Howell-Forbes)
Oklahoma alum Jade Degouveia and current junior Olivia Trautman celebrate after their routines, on their way to helping the Sooners to the national title in 2019. (Photo/Emily Howell-Forbes)
Minnesota freshman Mya Hooten at the 2021 Big 10 championship. The Gophers won their first Big 10 title since 2006. (Photo/Emily Howell-Forbes)
The Michigan team at 2019 Big Fives. (Photo/Emily Howell-Forbes)
Katie Bailey from Lindenwood at the 2019 USAG National Team Finals. She would score a 9.975 on beam to help her team to the title and a final score of 196.375. (Photo/Emily Howell-Forbes)
Scott Wilson, assistant coach at Ball State, during the 2019 MAC championship. (Photo/Elizabeth Grimsley)
The Florida team reacts to the floor performance of former Gator great Alicia Boren. (Photo/Emily Howell-Forbes)
Georgia’s Alyssa Perez-Lugones after floor during a meet against Oklahoma in 2019. (Photo/Elizabeth Grimsley)
Schyler Jones, former gymnast at Texas Woman’s, during the 2018 USAG national team final. (Photo/Elizabeth Grimsley)
Photos by Emily Howell-Forbes and Elizabeth Grimsley; captions by Christina Marmet
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