U.S. women’s team nominated for Team USA’s Best of April Award
posted on 05/02/2018

© Ricardo Bufolin

INDIANAPOLIS, May 2, 2018 – The U.S. women’s team from the 2018 Pacific Rim Championships has been nominated for the U.S. Olympic Committee’s Team of the Month for April. Fans can vote for the gold medal-winning squad at TeamUSA.org/Awards through midnight Monday, May 7.

The U.S. women’s team won its 10th straight Pacific Rim Championship this past weekend in Medellin, Colombia, by a 15-point margin. Grace McCallum of Isanti, Minn./Twin City Twisters, and 2017 World all-around champion Morgan Hurd of Middletown, Del./First State Gymnastics, finished first and second, respectively, in the senior all-around competition. In the junior meet, Jordan Bowers of Lincoln, Neb./Solid Rock Gymnastics, and Kayla DiCello of Boyds, Md./Hill's Gymnastics, also grabbed gold and silver in the all-around standings. Rounding out the team were Jordan Chiles of Vancouver, Wash./Naydenov Gymnastics, who was the gold medalist in the senior vault and floor exercise finals, and junior Sunisa Lee of St. Paul, Minn./Midwest Gym Center, who won silver medals in the vault, balance beam and floor exercise.