PITTSBURGH, Pa., Aug. 24, 2014 – Following the conclusion of the women’s gymnastics competition at the 2014 P&G Gymnastics Championships, USA Gymnastics named the members of the 2014-15 U.S. Women’s Senior National Team, as well as the U.S. Team for the 2014 Senior Pan American Championships, Aug. 27-Sept. 1, in Toronto, Ont., Canada. The winners of the women’s annual awards were also announced: Simone Biles of Spring, Texas/World Champions Centre, Athlete of the Year; Lexie Priessman, Cincinnati, Ohio/Precision, Sportswoman of the Year; and Aimee Boorman of World Champions Centre, Coach of the Year.
U.S. Senior National Team
Alyssa Baumann, Plano, Texas/WOGA
Simone Biles, Spring, Texas/World Champions Centre
Madison Desch, Blue Springs, Mo./GAGE
Brenna Dowell, Odessa, Mo./GAGE
Amelia Hundley, Fairfield, Ohio/Cincinnati Gymnastics
Madison Kocian, Dallas/WOGA
Ashton Locklear, Huntersville, N.C./Everest Gymnastics
Maggie Nichols, Little Canada, Minn./Twin City Twisters
Kyla Ross, Aliso Viejo, Calif./Gym-Max
MyKayla Skinner, Gilbert, Ariz./Desert Lights
The Senior Pan Am Championships is the qualifying event for the 2015 Pan American Games in Toronto. The dates for men’s and women’s gymnastics are Aug. 27-Sept. 1. Seven women named to the U.S. Team are: Baumann, Desch, Hundley, Kocian, Locklear, Nichols and Skinner.