Emma Malabuyo Pulls Out of Nationals Competition

6331942B-275F-4B13-93D4-15304DEE5372Future Bruin Emma Malabuyo has pulled out of the U.S. Championships competition this weekend due to a back injury, according to Chros McDougall from TeamUSA.org, who spoke with Malabuyo on the day of podium training.

Malabuyo plans to return to camp in September where she will do four watered down routines. After that, she plans on doing four full routines at worlds camp and has hopes to make the worlds team.

Videos of Margzetta at Podium Training in Boston

UCLA Freshman, Margzetta Frazier, is currently in Boston preparing to compete at the U.S. Championships this weekend. Frazier is representing UCLA at the championships alongside coaches Jordyn Wieber and Chris Waller. Frazier has also been sporting UCLA leotards from this past season.

USA Gymnastics has posted videos of Frazier on bars and floor during podium training. You can watch them below!

 

UCLA Bruins to Compete at NCAA Meet in Anaheim in January

Gold Medal Gymnastics is teaming up with the California Grand Invitational to host an NCAA meet in Anaheim, Calif. in January. Amanda Borden announced the meet this morning on Twitter.

The four teams competing at the meet will be the UCLA Bruins, the Cal Bears, Michigan State University and UC Davis. More information will be provided when it becomes available.

UCLA Competes at Columbus, Ohio Regional this Saturday

The UCLA Bruins are the number one seed going into the Columbus regional on Saturday.

The meet is scheduled at 3 p.m. Pacific Time and will be live-streamed online at OhioStateBuckeyes.com.

There will be individual streams for each of the events so you don’t miss a single Bruin routine. The links for each apparatus are listed below.

Vault
Bars
Beam
Floor

The Bruins will begin the meet on floor exercise, with their final apparatus being the balance beam in rotation five. The team will conclude the meet on a bye in rotation 6.

Bruins Competing at Masters Classic on Sunday

Via ESPN.com

The Bruins are heading to Lincoln, Neb. on Sunday, Mar. 4 to compete at the Masters Classic against three other teams; No. 16 Nebraska, No. 23 Iowa State and Kent State.

The meet will be streamed live online at huskers.com at 2 p.m. CT / 12 p.m. PT. Live stats will also be available.

The Bruins will begin the meet on the balance beam and will finish on the uneven bars. Nebraska, as the host team, will begin the meet on vault and continue in Olympic order. Kent State will begin on the uneven bars and Iowa State will begin on floor exercise.

Meet the Seniors After the Meet on Sunday!

meet vs oregon stateThe Senior gymnasts will be signing autographs after Sunday’s meet against Oregon State, which starts at 3:00 p.m. Sonya Meraz, JaNay Honest, Peng-Peng Lee, Rechelle Dennis and Pua Hall will be attending the meet and greet which begins shortly after the meet.

Doors will open at 2:00 p.m. with the pre-meet entertainment beginning at 2:40 p.m.

The first 1,000 fans inside Pauley Pavilion will receive free reusable UCLA Gymnastics water bottles, in support of this week’s Green Meet.

A performance by Le Petit Cirque will follow the meet, so be sure stay in your seats after the final rotation!

The meet will be broadcast live on Pac-12 Network.

Meet the Juniors at Sunday’s Meet Against Utah!

The Junior gymnasts will be signing autographs after Sunday’s meet against Utah, which starts at 5:00 p.m. Macy Toronjo, Brielle Nguyen, Stella Savvidou and Katelyn Ohashi will be attending the meet and greet which begins right after the meet.

Doors will open at 3:45 p.m. with the pre-meet entertainment starting at 4:40 p.m. The national anthem will be sung by America’s Got Talent‘s Calysta Bevier.

This meet is also an appreciation meet for the first responders. First responders are being given four free tickets to the meet, so spread the word!

Hope to see you there!