Three gymnasts from the Striver's Gymnastics Team captured National Titles this past weekend at the YMCA Gymnastics National Competition held in Savannah, Georgia. The Team acquired 29 individual medals. The Team had 14 gymnasts compete in the competition.
Sophia Pollman , XCel Gold Gymnast, captured the gold medal on the uneven bars with a score of 9.35 making her the first Striver Gymnast to earn back to back National titles for the team. Last year Pollman captured the gold on the vault with the exact same score of 9.35. Pollman also medaled 5th in the All-Around 34.625 and 6th on floor with a 9.20.
Emily Ulberg, Level 3 Gymnast medaled in the top three on every event! Ulberg captured her first National Title on the Balance Beam 9.325. Ulberg earned a silver medal on Bars 8.875, vault 9.225 and the All-Around 36.425. Ulberg took a bronze medal on the Floor 9.0. Ulberg is the first Striver Gymnast to place in the top three on every event.
Reetika Jandu, Level 4 Gymnast grabbed her first Title on vault scoring a 9.50.
Abby Hocevar, Level 3 Gymnast brought home the bronze on Balance Beam 9.2 and on Vault 9.05.
Miya Eliyah, Level 3 Gymnast, earned silver on the Floor 9.4 and medaled in 4th place on Vault 9.0, Bars 8.925 and the all-around 35.975!
Emma Reichel, Level 3 Gymnast captured the silver on beam 9.2, bronze on the vault 8.95 and medaled 5th on bars 8.35 and in all around 34.60
Alexis McCarthy, Level 3 Gymnast earned silver on the Beam 9.15
Alexa Nelson, Level 4 brought home bronze on Bars -8.825 a medal for 6th on Beam-8.8, medal for 7th on floor-8.875 and 4th place medal in the all around 35.15 -4th!
Jenna Seiler, Level 7 Gymnast, medaled 8th on bars with a 8.3
Jackie Mosgaller, Level 7 Gymnast, medaled 6th on bars 8.6
Allyson Dickson, Level 7 Gymnast, medaled 8th on vault 9.12 and 8th on beam -8.825
Abby Theide, Level 7 Gymnast, medaled 7th on bars!
Placing in the top ten for the team but being edged out of a medal were Kelsey Christiansen, Level 3 Gymnast who placed 7th on the bars and floor, 8th in the all around and 9th on beam and vault. Ellie Helm, XCel Platinum Gymnast, placed 9th on the vault.
The Striver's Gymnastics Team is coached by Head Coach, Nikki Pollman, Amy Gamble Mikki Rankin, Gerritt DeJonge and Deb Christiansen.