2016 USAG Women's Collegiate National Championships

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The field to contest the 2016 USA Gymnastics Women's Collegiate Gymnastics National Championships was announced last Monday. The 2016 Championships, which are being hosted by Lindenwood University will take place from the 8th to the 10th of April at Hyland Arena in St. Charles, Missouri. Competition is set to be fierce between the host and reigning National Champions - Lindenwood University and the top seeded University of Bridgeport which won six straight National crowns from 2009 to 2014. Three Individuals have qualified to contest the All Around - West Chester University's Selena Swanger and Majesta Valentine and Centenary College's Ashley White. 

Two semifinals will take place on the first day of competition with the top two teams from each semifinal advancing to the Team Final on the Saturday. The All Around competition will be decided on the first day of the National Championships whilst the top five individuals on each event from the each of the Friday sessions will advance to the Event Finals on the Sunday. 

FRIDAY, 8TH APRIL:
SEMIFINAL I - STARTS AT 2PM C.T.
  • STARTING ON VAULT:
    • 4 - Seattle Pacific University
    • Morgan Venuti (Senior, University of Pennsylvania) - Vault, Uneven Bars, Floor Exercise
    • Kelly Tan (Junior, University of Pennsylvania) - Balance Beam
    • Ally Podsednik (Sophomore, University of Pennsylvania) - Vault
    • Meghan Brannon (Senior, West Chester University) - Uneven Bars
    • Rose Wortman (Sophomore, West Chester University) - Balance Beam 
    • Alex Hartke (Sophomore, University of Pennsylvania) - Floor Exercise
  • STARTING ON UNEVEN BARS:
    • 5 - Cornell University
    • Noel Stubbs (5th Year Senior, Centenary College) - Vault, Uneven Bars, Balance Beam
    • Megan Desjardins (Senior, Centenary College) - Balance Beam, Floor Exercise
    • Kellie Slater (Senior, Centenary College) - Vault, Floor Exercise
    • Elyse Shenberger (Senior, University of Pennsylvania) - Uneven Bars
  • STARTING ON BALANCE BEAM:
    • 1- University of Bridgeport 
    • Majesta Valentine (Junior, West Chester University)
    • Nicole Pruchnik (Senior, Southern Connecticut State University) - Vault, Balance Beam, Floor Exercise
    • Alyssa Hult (Senior, West Chester University) - Uneven Bars
  • STARTING ON FLOOR EXERCISE:
    • 8 - U.S. Air Force Academy
    • Alexandra Avendano (Sophomore, Southern Connecticut State University) - Vault, Floor Exercise
    • Kasey Kilmurray (Sophomore, Southern Connecticut State University) - Uneven Bars
    • Rotem Porat (Junior, Southern Connecticut State University) - Balance Beam
    • Emily Paterson (Senior, University of Pennsylvania) - Vault
    • Kathleen Aberger (Sophomore, Southern Connecticut State University) - Uneven Bars, Balance Beam
    • Abigail Bensley (Junior, Southern Connecticut State University) - Floor Exercise 
SEMIFINAL II - STARTS AT 7PM C.T.
  • STARTING ON VAULT:
    • 2 - Lindenwood University
    • Ashley White (Sophomore, Centenary College)
    • Lindsey Mathis (Freshman, West Chester University) - Vault, Uneven Bars
    • Navia Jordan (Freshman, Centenary College) - Balance Beam, Floor Exercise
  • STARTING ON UNEVEN BARS:
    • 6 - Texas Woman's University 
    • Samantha Engle (Junior, West Chester University) - Vault
    • Kyra Levi (Sophomore, University of Pennsylvania) - Uneven Bars, Floor Exercise 
    • Lindsay Knapp (Senior, West Chester University) - Balance Beam, Floor Exercise 
    • Maia Curry (Freshman, West Chester University) - Vault
    • Amber Hu (Senior, University of Pennsylvania) - Uneven Bars, Balance Beam
  • STARTING ON BALANCE BEAM:
    • 3 - Brown University 
    • Selena Swanger (Junior, West Chester University)
    • Rachel de la Torre (Senior, Southern Connecticut State University) - Vault, Uneven Bars
    • Rachel Graham (Junior, University of Pennsylvania) - Balance Beam, Floor Exercise
  • STARTING ON FLOOR EXERCISE:
    • 7 - Yale University
    • Kylyn Dawkins (Freshman, Southern Connecticut State University) - Vault
    • Jennifer Rochefort (Senior, Southern Connecticut State University) - Uneven Bars, Balance Beam
    • Carissa Lim (Senior, University of Pennsylvania) - Floor Exercise
    • Tiffany Coleman (Freshman, University of Pennsylvania) - Vault
    • Emily Loughery (Freshman, West Chester University) - Balance Beam, Floor Exercise

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