USU Gymnastics Inks A Canadian Duo Thursday

first_img FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailLOGAN, Utah-Thursday, Utah State gymnastics announced the signing of a pair of Canadian gymnasts to a national letter of intent, per a statement from head coach Amy Smith.Grace Rojas and Maddie Straker each come to Logan from Toronto, Ontario while Rojas is a level-10 gymnast and Straker is an elite gymnast from Manjaks Gymnastics of Mississauga, Ontario, a Toronto suburb.Rojas competed well at the 2018 Ontario Provincial Championships at Amherstburg, Ontario in April, as well as the 2018 Canadian Championships at Waterloo, Ontario this past May, finishing third and sixth in the all-around in these meets, respectively.In 2017, Rojas was the all-around Ontario championship gymnast and captured fifth place in the 2017 Canadian Championships.She graduated from Toronto’s Silverthorn Collegiate Institute and plans to major in business at Utah State.Straker placed 12th in the all-around and sixth on bars at the 2018 Canadian Championships, while finishing third in the all-around at the Canadian Championships of 2016.At Elite Canada 2017 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Straker placed sixth in floor.Straker is a 2018 graduate of Silverthorn Collegiate Institute and plans to major in visual art at Utah State.Rojas and Straker have doubled Smith’s recruiting class, as previously she inked Glory Yoakum of Marvel, Texas and Caitlin Gray of Newington, Conn. June 21, 2018 /Sports News – Local USU Gymnastics Inks A Canadian Duo Thursday Tags: Amy Smith/Caitlin Gray/Canadian Championships/Glory Yoakum/Grace Rojas/Maddie Straker/Silverthorn Collegiate Institute Brad James Written bylast_img

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