USA Gymnastics Women’s Collegiate National Championships head to University of Bridgeport
posted on 03/29/2019

INDIANAPOLIS, March 29, 2019 – The 2019 USA Gymnastics Women’s Collegiate National Championships is heading to University of Bridgeport (Conn.). Held at the Wheeler Recreation Center from April 12-14, the three-day championships features gymnasts from 13 colleges and universities and will determine the national team, all-around and individual event champions and medalists.

The 13 schools and universities represented are: the U.S. Air Force Academy; Brown University; Centenary College; Cornell University; Lindenwood University; Seattle Pacific University; Southeast Missouri State University; Southern Connecticut State University; Texas Woman’s University; University of Bridgeport; University of Illinois–Chicago; Wester Chester University; and Yale University. The eight schools participating in the team competition are Air Force, Bridgeport, Cornell, Lindenwood, TWU, UIC, West Chester, and Yale.

The competition schedule is:

  • April 12, all-around finals, and team and individual event qualifications, 2 p.m. ET and 7 p.m. ET
  • April 13, team finals, 7 p.m. ET
  • April 14, individual event finals, 1 p.m. ET

The team and athlete rotation has been finalized, with Air Force, Lindenwood, West Chester and Yale competing at 2 p.m., and Bridgeport, Cornell, TWU and UIC taking the floor at 7 p.m. Tickets are available online and prices for each of the four sessions are: April 14, general public, $15, and senior citizen and youth (5-18), $10. For more information, go to Bridgeport.universitytickets.com/w.

The top eight teams, based on the NCAA national qualifying score, qualify to the USA Gymnastics Collegiate National Championships, with the highest-scoring Division II or Division III institution nationally, according to the NCAA NQS, receiving an automatic berth. The top 16 individual qualifiers on each event who are not on a qualifying team earn berths to the championships. The top two teams from each of the two qualification sessions advance to the team finals. For the individual event finals, the top five gymnasts plus ties from each session, with a maximum of three per school, qualify to the event finals.

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

Based in Indianapolis, USA Gymnastics is the national governing body for gymnastics in the United States. The organization is committed to creating a culture that encourages and supports its athletes and focuses on its highest priority, the safety and well-being of the athletes. USA Gymnastics has taken specific, concrete steps to strengthen its safe sport policies and procedures. Former gymnast and business executive Li Li Leung is the new president and chief executive officer of USA Gymnastics. The organization’s disciplines include men’s and women’s artistic gymnastics, rhythmic gymnastics, trampoline and tumbling, acrobatic gymnastics and gymnastics for all (formerly known as group gymnastics). For more complete information, visit usagym.org.

2019 USA Gymnastics Women’s Collegiate National Championships
Gymnasts competing in individual events

All-around
Darian Burns, Seattle Pacific University
Anna Kaziska, Southeast Missouri State University
Kendall Sanders, Centenary College
Tavia Smith, Centenary College
Hannah Stahlbrodt, Southern Connecticut State University
McKenna Zimmerman, Seattle Pacific University

Vault
Gabrielle Adams, Southeast Missouri State University
Cami Bea, Centenary College
Tiffany Coleman, Southern Connecticut State University
Mei Li Costa, Brown University
Jadacie Durst, Seattle Pacific University
Alyssa Gardner, Brown University
Julia Green, Brown University
Gabrielle Henchman, Brown University
Mackenzie Slee, Southeast Missouri State University
Lena Worth, Seattle Pacific University

Uneven bars
Xian Baumgartner, Centenary College
Mei Li Costa, Brown University
Alana Fischer, Southeast Missouri State University
Jacqueline Kutcher, Southern Connecticut State University
Noely Macias, Southern Connecticut State University
Emma Hansen, Brown University
Kate Nelson, Brown University
Sophia Petrillo, Brown University
Itzia San Roman, Seattle Pacific University
Caroline Warren, Brown University

Balance beam
Cami Bea, Centenary College
Rose Domonoske, Brown University
Morgan Gatewood, Southern Connecticut State University
Julia Green, Brown University
Emma Hensen, Brown University
Navia Jordan, Centenary College
Cassidy Jung, Brown University
Keara Loughlin, Southern Connecticut State University
Miyuki Matsune, Seattle Pacific University
Jordan Peloquin, Southern Connecticut State University

Floor exercise
Cami Bea, Centenary College
Keylea Brothers, Southern Connecticut State University
Kyla Chan, Seattle Pacific University
Jadacie Durst, Seattle Pacific University
Julia Green, Brown University
Navia Jordan, Centenary College
Mackenzie Slee, Southeast Missouri State University
Jordan Peloquin, Southern Connecticut State University
Sophia Petrillo, Brown University
Kylie Reese, Seattle Pacific University