Bridgeport, Walters look to defend titles at 2015 USA Gymnastics Women's Collegiate National Championships this weekend
posted on 04/07/2015

INDIANAPOLIS, April 7, 2015 – The Palestra at the University of Pennsylvania will play host to the 2015 USA Gymnastics Women's Collegiate National Championships in Philadelphia, Pa., April 10-12. The three-day meet will feature athletes from 12 colleges and universities, with eight competing in the team competition. The University of Bridgeport looks to earn its seventh-straight team title, and Brown University’s Diana Walters is returning to defend her all-around crown.

In 2014, Bridgeport won the team title for the eighth time, with Texas Woman’s University and Seattle Pacific University finishing second and third, respectively. The returning individual event champions are: Maria Hundley, Seattle Pacific, vault, uneven bars (tied) and balance beam; and Caitlin Perry, University of Bridgeport, floor exercise (tied).

The schools competing in the team competition are: Brown University, Lindenwood University, Seattle Pacific University, Texas Woman’s University, U.S. Air Force Academy, University of Bridgeport, University of Pennsylvania and Yale University. Schools with athletes competing for an event or all-around title only are: Centenary College of Louisiana, Cornell University, Southern Connecticut State University and West Chester University. Bridgeport has won the team title the last five years, and tied with Cornell in 2009.

The complete field for the championships is listed below.

The championships begin on Friday at with two sessions of team preliminaries and the all-around finals, 2 p.m. (Air Force, Brown, Lindenwood, TWU) and 7 p.m. (Bridgeport, Penn, Seattle Pacific, Yale). Team finals will start at 7 p.m. ET on Saturday, and Sunday’s individual event finals are scheduled for 1 p.m. ET.

Live scoring is available by clicking here.

Tickets may be purchased online or at the event. Tickets are available as all-session tickets (30-$60), along with individual sessions, including tickets for the team and individual finals, which are $15 or $20 per session. Group tickets are available. For ticket information or questions call 215-898-6151 or email tickets@pobox.upenn.edu.

The USA Gymnastics Collegiate Championships is for Division I, II and III schools with less than seven-and-a-half full scholarships.

2015 USA Gymnastics Women’s Collegiate National Championships field

Brown University, Providence, R.I.
Anya Barca-Hall
Regan Butchness
Stephanie Choo
Alexandra Chretien
Renee Edelman
Danielle Hoffman
Corey Holman
Tori Kinamon
Maggie McAvoy
Jorden Mitchell
Caroline Morant
Anya Olson
Claire Ryan
Diana Walters
Brooke Williams

Centenary College, Shreveport, La.
Megan Desjardins
Sylvia Keiter
Allison Scates
Kellie Slater
Noel Stubbs
Ashley White

Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y.
Alicia Bair
Alexandra Bourgeois
Kaylie Cronin
Joy Gage
Anna Huang
Elana Molotsky
Sara Schupp
Courtney Spitzer
Julohn Teixeira
Samantha VanderPutten
Maia Vernacchia
Christine Wong

Lindenwood University, St. Charles, Mo.
Lauren Cartmell
Trystien Charles
Dani Fumagalli
Shaylyn Garay
Lena Gillis
Courtney Heise
Aubree Horn
Valeri Ingui
Kayla McMullan
Olivia Oswalt
Hannah Rector
Kierstin Sokolowski
Rachel Zabawa

Seattle Pacific University, Seattle, Wash.
Brittany Atchison
Breanna Beltran
Paige Blaneyv Sydney Clark
Shannon Escarra
Lauren Glover
Ariana Hargerv
Kristi Hayashida
Maria Hundley
Cara Lord
Alexa Okamura
Rain Sullivan
Tracie Villanueva
Amanda Willingham
Renee Zografos

Southern Connecticut State University, New Haven, Conn.
Kathleen Aberger
Alexandra Avendano
Meghan Cole
Rachel de la Torre
Jenny Kaufman
Kasey Kilmurray
Samantha Menichini
Rotem Porat
Nicole Pruchnik
Taylor Rohrbaugh
Christine Volz

Texas Woman’s University, Denton, Texas
Courtney Cochefski
Ashlynn Gibson
Spencer Jones
Kayla Jones
Schyler Jones
Alyssa Kelly
Madison Kremer
Brandi Lazarus
Mallory Moredock
Madison Nettles
Stephanie Repp
Katie Simpson
Abigail Versemann
Taylor Vincent

U.S. Air Force Academy, USAF Academy, Colo.
Casey Bell
Joey Ching
Lindsay Ebel
Darby Germain
Anne Graft
Chelsea Grimison
Shannen Kelly
Jamie Lewis
Emily Martin
Kim McRobbie
Sarah Neumann
Julia Sebben
Al Stych
Jessica Wallander
Hannah Wilken
Kara Witgen

University of Bridgeport, Bridgeport, Conn.
Linda Brostowski
Kelsey Campbell
Carol Chiles
Briana Comport
Margaret Cortese
Randi Cutolo
Rachel DiCarlo
Bethany DiCarlo
Caylee Ford
Alexa Fredrick
Chisaki Hagata
Amber Hill
Cheyenne Keller
Kim Kunert
Christine Liautaud
Gaby Lopez
Kailey Morrissey
Caitlin Perry
Brianna Quinn
Kaila Schaeffer
Kimberly Stewart
Hannah Tapio
Hope Tralli
Aliaksandra Tsikhanovich

University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Makeda Constable
Megan Finck
Jill Fordiana
Rachel Graham
Amber Hu
Kyra Levi
Wynne Levy
Carissa Lim
Emily Paterson
Allison Podsednik
Kaitlyn Reskowski
Amanda Schlaefer
Elyse Shenberger
Emily Shugan
Jennifer Silver
Morgan Venuti
Amber Woo

West Chester University, West Chester, Pa.
Lauren Bilenki
Rachel Blair
Meghan Brannon
Madison Brent
Meghan Chan
Jacklyn Clark
Samantha Engle
Emily Harrison
Alyssa Holt
Lyndsay Knapp
Patricia Konschak
Cecelia Lorenzen
Melissa Prisco
Cassandra Ringer
Katelyn Roland
Selena Swanger
Kristen Torres
Majesta Valentine
Rose Wortman

Yale University, New Haven, Conn.
Anella Anderson
Allison Bushman
Brianna Chrisman
Joyce Li
Katherine Lucas
Anna Merkuryev
Camilla Opperman
Megan Ryan
Sloane Smith
Brittney Sooksengdao
Morgan Traina
Kacie Traina
Tatiana Winkelman