Aug. 8, 2011
Seven UCLA gymnasts were named NACGC/W Scholastic All-Americans for 2010-11, the most by a Bruin team since eight gymnasts were honored in 2004.
Three of UCLA's 2011 seniors received Scholastic All-America honors - Talia Kushynski (3.74 gpa) for the third consecutive year, Allison Taylor (3.87) for the second-straight year, and Brittani McCullough (3.67) for the first time in her career.
Rising seniors Danielle Greig (4.0) and 2011 Pac-10 uneven bars co-champion Aisha Gerber (3.73) were honored for the second-straight year. Sophomores-to-be Rachel Luba (3.78) and 2011 NCAA beam champion Samantha Peszek (3.60) received their first career nods.
The NACGC/W Scholastic All-America team acknowledges gymnasts who carry a 3.5 or higher GPA during the school year.
NACGC/W Scholastic All-Americans
Aisha Gerber - 3.73, World Arts and Cultures
Danielle Greig - 4.00, Physiological Science
Talia Kushynski - 3.74, Sociology
Rachel Luba - 3.78, Pre-Business Economics
Brittani McCullough - 3.67, Nursing
Samantha Peszek - 3.60, Undeclared
Allison Taylor - 3.87, Sociology