MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. – Central Michigan gymnastics coach Jerry Reighard announced the signing of three student-athletes to National Letters-of-Intent today.
The Chippewas signed Bryttany Kaplan (Parker, Colo.), Jodie Plescow (Clinton Township, Mich.) and Miranda Wieczorek (Orland Hills, Ill.) to its 2014-15 class.
“I feel this is the class that will be able to break through and get our team to the NCAA National Championships,” Reighard said. “I think the strengths of our current group along with the abilities of these incoming student-athletes will make us very balanced and competitive for years to come.”
Parker, Colo./Chaparral High School
Adrenaline Gymnastics Academy
2013 level 10 National Invitational Tournament qualifier … two-time Region 3 level 10 qualifier (2012, 13) … Finished 12th in the all-around and fifth on vault at the 2013 regionals … Colorado level 10 state qualifier in 2012 and 2013 … won vault at the 2013 state meet while also taking second in the all-around and third on floor … took third on bars and seventh in the all-around at the 2011 USA Gymnastics Open Championships … two-time level 9 Western National Qualifier (2010 & 2011) … at the 2011 Region 3 level 9 Championships, took first on vault, second on bar, second on beam and first in the all-around … was the Colorado level 9 state champion on vault, bars, floor and in the all-around … currently has a 3.8 grade-point average … choose CMU because the combined overall academic, sports, and local community was a perfect match with what I was looking for.
Clinton Township, Mich./Chippewa Valley HS
Hunts Gymnastics Academy
Finished third on vault and bars and fourth in the all-around at the 2013 level 10 Michigan state meet … took fourth on beam at the 2013 level 10 regionals … won level 10 beam at the 2013 Courtney Kupets Pink Invitational … was the level 9 national vault champions in 2012 while also finishing second in the all-around and third on beam … won the all-around and took third on vault, bars and floor at the 2012 level 9 regional meet … choose CMU because of the hard work and dedication put into the gymnastics program.
Orland Hills, Ill./Victor J. Andrew HS
Two-time level 10 national qualifier … at the 2013 level 10 regional championships, took second on beam, third on floor and eighth in the all-around … finished 10th on beam and 15th in the all-around at the 2013 level 10 Illinois state championships … completed at the 2013 J.O. National Championships … currently has a 3.8 grade-point average … choose CMU because the campus was amazing, and the coaches and gymnasts were very friendly.