Sydney Soloski looks at the camera while doing choreography during her floor routine

Last Week in College Gym: November 14

There’s a lot that happens on the gymternet each week. So much so that it can be hard to keep track of it all. From training updates and COVID year announcements to recruiting rumors and coaching news, we don’t blame you for missing some important points here and there.

That’s where we come in. Last Week in College Gym is your one-stop shop for all the important headlines from the previous week in college gymnastics. No matter if you’re taking a social media break, went on vacation or just don’t have the capacity to follow every single gymnast, team and fan, we have you covered.

Newsworthy Items

  • The signing period for the class of 2023 began last week, with over a hundred future collegiate athletes making their college choice official. Catch up on all the signings here.
  • Pittsburgh announced the approval of its new facility that will begin being constructed this winter and is set to open in 2026.
  • Former Utah gymnast Sydney Soloski was on the SHIFT Movement podcast this week to discuss life after gymnastics and the challenges many student-athletes face when their athletic careers come to a close.
  • Air Force announced Anique Grenier as its new assistant coach. Grenier was a gymnast at Utah State and Southern Utah. She will primarily be overseeing bars and assisting with choreography.

Training Updates

  • Illinois State sophomore Julia Heiner showed a double layout dismount on bars and an upgraded side aerial to back handspring beam series. 
  • Michigan State sophomore Gabi Stephen was seen doing a double-twisting Yurchenko on Inside Gymnastics’ Instagram Story. 

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