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Last Week in College Gym: September 4

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.

Top Storylines

Utah Conducting Review of Program After Allegations

The University of Utah has launched an outside review of its gymnastics program after allegations of verbal and emotional abuse by head coach Tom Farden.

Other Newsworthy Items

  • Addison Fatta announced she will be deferring Oklahoma until next season to focus on finishing her elite career.
  • Denver announced the promotion of Mia Sundstrom to assistant coach.
  • Arizona extended the contract of head coach John Court through 2026.
  • Temple’s Lauryn Morris announced her medical retirement. 

Training Updates

  • Several West Virginia athletes are working new skills on beam. Rising junior Sierra Muns is working a back handspring + scale + side aerial connection and rising sophomore Miranda Smith is working layout step-out + layout step-out. Her classmate Carlee Nelson is working a front aerial + back handspring + back handspring series. Incoming freshman Jurnee Lane is training a front toss + back handspring.

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Article by the editors of College Gym News

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