Recruiting Roundup: October 2021

Welcome to your monthly recruiting news. Take a look at all NCAA commits, top club meet results and training updates for the past month in college gymnastics recruiting. Additionally, check out how this month’s commits changed their teams’ class rankings.

Team Class Ranking Tracker

In the class of 2022, Michigan climbed up the rankings from No. 14 to No. 4 thanks to the commitment of 5-star recruit Paige Thaxton. LSU moved up from No. 9 to No. 8 after the commitment of 4-star Ashley Cowan. Unranked Rutgers is now No. 25 thanks to the commitment of 4-star recruit Nailah Adams.

Committed Tracker

  • Utah State commit Riley Sorrell, in the class of 2023, is training a full-twisting double pike on floor.

Uncommitted Watch

  • Raleigh Moore, in the class of 2023, is training a double Arabian off bars.
  • Jackie Patterson, in the class of 2023, is training a cat leap into side aerial to knee on beam.
  • Elliot Goldsmith, in the class of 2023, is training a Yurchenko 1.5 and a Yurchenko half on pike off on vault.

Elite Corner

  • Florida freshman Leanne Wong won a silver medal in the all around and a bronze medal on floor at the world championships. Florida commit Kayla DiCello won bronze in the all around.
  • Danyella Richards, in the class of 2023, represented Jamaica at the Central American Championships.

Interviews

  • Lily Smith chatted with us about her commitment to Alabama and the importance of a family feeling in her life.
  • Kylie Coen talked to us about her commitment to LSU and her new nickname Ceaux Ceaux.

Commits (Class of 2022)

GymnastNCAA TeamClub GymPersonal BestsVideosSocial Media and News
Chelsea BoyerAir ForceDocksiders, MDVT: 9.500
UB: 9.425
BB: 9.275
FX: 9.600
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Riley HendersonAir ForceCrenshaw Athletic Club, TXVT: 9.325
UB: 9.325
BB: 8.550
FX: 8.700
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Emily Wisehart
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Air ForceGold Medal, AZVT: 9.850
UB: 9.350
BB: 9.475
FX: 9.700
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Kenna GeibelBall StateStallone, PAVT: 9.700
UB: 8.775
BB: 8.450
FX: 9.525
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Zoe Middleton
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Ball StateFirst State, DEVT: 9.850
UB: 9.575
BB: 9.800
FX: 9.825
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Olivia RickleBall StateIntegrity, OHVT: 9.500
UB: 9.200
BB: 9.550
FX: 9.600
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Alauna SimmsBall StateGym Center of Chattanooga, TNVT: 9.400
UB: 9.250
BB: 8.625
FX: 9.350
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Sarah CoghlanBoise StateByers, CAVT: 9.475
UB: 9.475
BB: 9.500
FX: 9.675
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Anna FergusonBoise StateSalcianu, NVVT: 9.050
UB: 8.825
BB: 9.025
FX: 9.500
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Kylee HambyBoise StateDynamo, OKVT: 9.600
UB: 9.650
BB: 9.375
FX: 9.400
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Sydney LeitchBoise StateAzarian, CAVT: 9.300
UB: 8.550
BB: 8.150
FX: 7.900
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Bri DuffyBrownAll Pro, MDVT: 0.000
UB: 7.100
BB: 0.000
FX: 0.000
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Elaina GrecoBYUBrestyan’s, MAVT: 9.350
UB: 9.325
BB: 9.575
FX: 9.325
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Madison Raesly-Patton
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BYU (previously committed to Nebraska)Denton, TXVT: 9.775
UB: 9.725
BB: 9.725
FX: 9.675
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Michaela DeFranciscoCornellWorld Class, NYVT: 9.325
UB: 8.700
BB: 8.975
FX: 9.000
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Emily JoyceCornellXtreme, COVT: 9.400
UB: 9.175
BB: 9.175
FX: 9.650
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Morgen ShamboCornellAirborne, COVT: 9.500
UB: 9.625
BB: 9.650
FX: 9.525
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Cami WhitakerCornellGym-Nasti, ILVT: 9.475
UB: 8.950
BB: 9.300
FX: 9.325
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Priya KarleEastern MichiganMetro South, MAVT: 9.725
UB: 8.900
BB: 9.625
FX: 9.650
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Lily MartinezHamlineAbove the Bar, TXLevel XB
VT: 9.500
UB: 9.400
BB: 9.500
FX: 9.600
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Avery ChambersIowaBalance Institute, ILVT: 9.750
UB: 9.425
BB: 9.425
FX: 9.550
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Bailey LibbyIowaIowa Gymnastics Academy, IAVT: 9.125
UB: 8.250
BB: 8.725
FX: 9.500
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Reagan LoftisIowa StateEmpire, TXVT: 9.175
UB: 9.125
BB: 9.450
FX: 9.550
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Kennedy BowenKent StateStallone, PAVT: 9.475
UB: 9.025
BB: 9.300
FX: 9.425
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Zoe RankinKent StateCentre Elite, PAVT: 9.600
UB: 9.525
BB: 9.350
FX: 9.475
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Nya Kraus
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LindenwoodGymnastics Adventures, CanadaInstagramInstagram
Alexa HenshawLIUGalaxy, NYVT: 9.650
UB: 9.375
BB: 9.550
FX: 9.350
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Annalisa PageLIUNiagara, NYVT: 9.475
UB: 9.400
BB: 9.375
FX: 9.175
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Isabella SavinoLIUAce Gymnastics, MIVT: 9.575
UB: 9.075
BB: 9.025
FX: 9.450
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Ashley Cowan
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LSU (previously committed to Missouri)Bull City, NCVT: 9.725
UB: 9.850
BB: 9.700
FX: 9.750
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Paige Thaxton
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MichiganMichigan Academy of Gymnastics, MIVT: 9.875
UB: 9.800
BB: 9.625
FX: 9.675
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Emalee FrostNebraskaLet It Shine, TNVT: 9.250
UB: 9.675
BB: 9.550
FX: 9.750
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Samantha Nokes
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New HampshireNational Elite, TXVT: 9.650
UB: 9.750
BB: 9.125
FX: 9.275
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Kiera O’SheaNorthern IllinoisAll Around, IL VT: 9.675
UB: 9.275
BB: 9.050
FX: 9.475
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Abbey BunchRhode IslandPaulding, GALevel 9
VT: 9.350
UB: 8.950
BB: 9.175
FX: 9.125
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Nailah Adams
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RutgersPearland Elite, TXVT: 9.850
UB: 9.800
BB: 9.400
FX: 9.875
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Harmony WebsterRutgersGeorgia Elite, GAVT: 9.200
UB: 9.250
BB: 9.225
FX: 9.675
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Amanda ScheuermanTempleAction, NJVT: 9.225
UB: 9.425
BB: 9.550
FX: 9.325
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Lauren GreeneTowsonApex, VAVT: 9.200
UB: 9.375
BB: 9.250
FX: 8.900
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Rylin ZimmermanSac StateDynamic, WAVT: 9.700
UB: 9.075
BB: 9.600
FX: 9.650
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Sydney CrouchSEMOAmerican Twisters, FLVT: 9.550
UB: 9.600
BB: 9.150
FX: 9.675
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Jehaan PoonjaUC DavisGymnastics Olympica, CAVT: 9.375
UB: 9.575
BB: 9.600
FX: 9.600
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Val HurtadoUrsinusLong Island, NYLevel 9
VT: 9.050
UB: 9.100
BB: 9.100
FX: 9.150
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Molly CampbellUW-Eau ClaireSolid Rock, NEVT: 9.150
UB: 8.350
BB: 9.275
FX: 9.175
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Ava ObermollerUW-Eau ClaireAmerican Gold, NDVT: 9.250
UB: 9.175
BB: 8.725
FX: 9.050
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Renata StefaniukUW-La CrosseBalance Institute, ILVT: 9.050
UB: 8.350
BB: 8.600
FX: 9.450
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Hunter MatulkaUW-La CrosseOmega School of Gymnastics, NEVT: 9.150
UB: 7.800
BB: 9.225
FX: 9.475
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Heidi BenningfieldUW-StoutElevate, MOVT: 9.375
UB: 8.550
BB: 9.300
FX: 9.100
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Caitlin McWilliamsWashingtonIncline, COVT: 9.250
UB: 9.525
BB: 9.100
FX: 9.650
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Cameron JoyceWest ChesterPittsburgh Northstars, PAVT: 9.375
UB: 8.500
BB: 9.400
FX: 9.250
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Macarthy KeaneWest ChesterJohns Academy of Gymnastics, CTVT: 0.000
UB: 8.725
BB: 9.125
FX: 0.000
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Makenna KingWilliam & MaryIndiana Elite, INVT: 9.450
UB: 9.075
BB: 9.050
FX: 9.425
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Michelle NgoWilliam & MaryElevate, CAVT: 9.375
UB: 8.850
BB: 9.300
FX: 9.450
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Lily WalkerWilliam & MaryGold Medal, AZVT: 9.500
UB: 9.125
BB: 9.400
FX: 9.525
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Meredith DonovanYaleBIG, ILVT: 9.550
UB: 9.200
BB: 9.525
FX: 9.525
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Lauren HoltYaleGTC-Rochester Hills, MIVT: 9.475
UB: 9.625
BB: 9.350
FX: 9.650
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Commits (Class of 2023)

GymnastNCAA TeamClub GymPersonal BestsVideosSocial Media and News
Gabriella BingerAir ForceColorado Aerials, COVT: 9.400
UB: 9.650
BB: 9.400
FX: 9.650
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Jamison Sears
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AlabamaWorld Class, VAVT: 9.800
UB: 9.700
BB: 9.700
FX: 9.775
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Lily Smith
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AlabamaSilvia’s, PAVT: 9.850
UB: 9.775
BB: 9.825
FX: 9.975
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Sophie DerrArizonaWOGA, TXVT: 9.850
UB: 9.775
BB: 9.825
FX: 9.975
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Sophia MaiselArizonaWorld Champions, TXVT: 9.550
UB: 9.525
BB: 9.400
FX: 9.475
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Abigayle Martin
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ArizonaPearland Elite, TXVT: 9.600
UB: 9.600
BB: 9.525
FX: 9.500
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Anya Pilgrim
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FloridaHill’s, MDInstagramInstagram
Holly Snyder
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GeorgiaDocksiders, MDVT: 9.750
UB: 9.750
BB: 9.675
FX: 9.775
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Paige WillsIowa StateParkettes, PAVT: 9.700
UB: 9.800
BB: 9.300
FX: 9.350
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Cadence Gormley
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KentuckyVirginia International, VAVT: 9.725
UB: 9.825
BB: 9.750
FX: 9.550
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Cecily Rizo
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KentuckyTexas Dreams, TXVT: 9.625
UB: 9.775
BB: 9.500
FX: 9.625
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Kylie Coen
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LSUEmpire, TXVT: 9.775
UB: 9.950
BB: 9.750
FX: 9.950
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Leah MillerLSUJPAC, INVT: 9.650
UB: 9.375
BB: 9.150
FX: 9.825
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Zoe Miller
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LSUWorld Champions, TXVT: 9.750
UB: 9.825
BB: 9.550
FX: 9.625
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Lauren BrendlingerMarylandCapital, VAVT: 9.650
UB: 9.200
BB: 9.175
FX: 9.575
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Natalie MartinMarylandBuckeye, OHVT: 9.725
UB: 9.675
BB: 9.525
FX: 9.475
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Olivia BurnsNebraskaXtreme, MOVT: 9.700
UB: 9.550
BB: 9.450
FX: 9.425
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Isabel Sikon
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NebraskaJ & R, TXVT: 9.650
UB: 9.400
BB: 9.375
FX: 9.475
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Hannah Scheible
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OklahomaAll American Flames, MIVT: 9.650
UB: 9.675
BB: 9.750
FX: 9.950
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Caitlin Smith
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OklahomaWorld Champions, TXVT: 9.800
UB: 9.925
BB: 9.625
FX: 9.900
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Keira Wells
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OklahomaJAG, KSVT: 10.000
UB: 9.600
BB: 9.775
FX: 9.700
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Olivia Buckner
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Oregon StateOlympus, UTVT: 9.750
UB: 9.700
BB: 9.600
FX: 9.750
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Emily ToddPittsburghThe Academy, Great BritainInstagramInstagram
Kayla ReingoldSan Jose StateGymnastics Olympica, VT: 9.350
UB: 9.325
BB: 9.675
FX: 9.350
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Brinlee ChristensenSouthern UtahOlympus, UTVT: 9.650
UB: 9.600
BB: 9.800
FX: 9.550
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Elizabeth Gantner
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Utah (previously committed to Georgia)JPAC, INVT: 9.850
UB: 9.800
BB: 9.700
FX: 9.850
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Riley SorrellUtah StateSonshine, NCVT: 9.625
UB: 9.450
BB: 9.475
FX: 9.425
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Kristin Lin
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WashingtonAirborne, CAVT: 9.825
UB: 9.625
BB: 9.675
FX: 9.900
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