Your 2016 NCAA Individual Event Champions in Videos

by | Apr 16, 2016 | Articles


We, gym nerds, have said goodbye to event finals at the Women’s NCAA Gymnastics Championships. This year, individual event champions were crowned based on the scores from the semifinals, where six judges watched 70+ routines over the course of one day. Obviously, this new format made direct comparison of routines much more difficult.

Some people love the new format. Other people hate it. And still others just don’t care.

Whether you love it, hate it, or are indifferent, here are the 2016 individual event champions. Let us know what you think of the winning routines and the new format in the comments below. And, of course, feel free to tell us who was robbed of a title.

The 2016 Vault Champions: 9.950

Brandie Jay, Georgia

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Katie Bailey, Alabama

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The 2016 Uneven Bars Champions: 9.950

Brittany Rogers, Georgia

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Bridget Sloan, Florida

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The 2016 Beam Champions: 9.950

Bridget Sloan, Florida

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Danusia Francis, UCLA

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The 2016 Floor Champion: 9.950

Nina McGee, Denver (and Denver’s first NCAA Champion)

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  1. Greg

    Just in case you forgot, the Olympic Test Event is currently running in Rio, the whole world is watching it, so sorry to say it directly, but nobody really cares about the US NCAA (except maybe some US fans) !

    • Jess

      Yes because it’s impossible for gymcastic to cover more than one meet at a time! Go eat a bag of dicks.

      • Bean

        Go eat a bag of dicks…the new Gymcastic Tshirt! Please make this happen Jessica!!

    • Jess

      Chill out. gymcastic can cover more than one meet at a time.

    • Megan

      Gymcastic, take note, if Greg doesn\’t care about it you should NOT be covering it, regardless of whether you are covering the things Greg does care about such as the Test Event (which you have been covering on the podcast and keeping up with on Twitter). I\’m not sure why you didn\’t realize you needed to consult Greg before posting an article about a major gymnastics event, but let this be a lesson to you.

  2. Jess

    On a totally superficial note I am loving Nina Mgee’s sparkle headband. NEW TREND SPOTTED.

  3. Susie

    Lol there are plenty of people who care about NCAA…Clearly you’re not on Twitter!

  4. Melanie

    Ashleigh Gnat did a double twisting yerchenko and got 2nd at semifinals and Katie Bailey did just a half and won vault national champion. I think that was what everyone was afraid of when the half was overlooked in the code. I sure hope that grievous error is corrected for next year. Seems quite unfair to Ashleigh who is going for the much harder vault.

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