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Kelsey Cofsky Earns EAGL All-Tournament 2nd Team honors at U Maryland
Kelsey Cofsky
Recipient of the John I. Heise, Jr. Scholarship (2011)

Competed on vault, bars and floor in all 13 meets...competed on beam and in the all-around in three meets...earned EAGL All-Tournament Second Team honors on bars and floor...placed in the top 15 on bars and top 20 on floor at the EAGL Championships...placed 17th on vault at the NCAA Fayetteville Regional...tied a career-high 9.850 on floor at the EAGL Championships...tied a career-high 9.825 on bars in a tri-meet against Rutgers, West Virginia and William & Mary (2/18)...scored a season-high 9.825 on vault at Penn State (3/17)...named to the EAGL All-Academic team for the third time...received the Leadership Award at the end of the season banquet.

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Thomas Goodell Helps NAVY in gymnastics meet
Thomas Goodell
Thomas Goodell, 19, of West Tisbury helped the U.S. Naval Academy's men's gymnastics team to a second-place finish this weekend in San Jose, California, at the All-Academy Men's Gymnastics Meet. The team score was (325.65), just behind the Air Force Academy (327.8). Third place went to West Point (317.6).

Thomas had personal best scores (at the NCAA Division I level) on rings, 13.75, which placed him seventh, and high bar, 12.6 (tenth). Although just a freshman, Thomas has consistently assisted his team's top four scores count in each event, on rings, parallel bars, and high bar, in three out of the four meets so far this season. Navy now ranks fourth in the nation. Navy participates in a meet this weekend at the College of William and Mary, in Williamsburg, Virginia.

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Rachel Magerer Ventures to Pitt University
Rachel Magerer
Freshman leader, Rachel Magerer will join the Pitt University gymnastics team in the Fall of 2012.
Dan Melzar Earns 2nd Team Academic All-American
Dan Melzar
In addition to being elected team captain, Dan has earned second team Academic All-American designation while majoring in kinesiology and health sciences with a concentration in pre-med and a minor in Hispanic studies...He knows his abilities and is a very solid competitor who can always be counted on when the going gets tough as evidenced by his having the top returning hit percentage from last year's team...Dan was our number ten team point scorer while competing on floor exercise, pommel horse and his best event vaulting where he competes a Yurchenko style vault... At the New England Sports Academy, he was coached by Levon Karakhanyan who also coached Dave Locke,  a two time USA Gymnastics Collegiate National Champion for the Tribe...Dan has a very positive presence in the gym as he has a good technical eye and is very generous in helping his teammates get better. He is also a certified gymnastics judge which brings an additional perspective to the gym...Dan will be taking on a bigger leadership role in the William and Mary community as a member of the Student Athletic Advisory Committee this year...In preparation for pre-medical post baccalaureate programs, Dan shadowed the chief of orthopedics at Children's Hospital in Boston and volunteered in the patient unit at the New England Baptist Hospital... Dan's parents are Ray and Eva Melzar.

Melzar's Career Highlights
Team Captain
Second-Team Academic All-American Scholar-Athlete (2009, 2010)

Melzar's Career Highs
FE - 13.85 at Navy Open 1/26/09
PH 13.1 - vs. JMU 3/22/09
V - 15.0 vs. Navy 3/6/11
Keelin O'Connell is a standout at Springfield College
Keelin O'Connell
Keelin O'Connell earns a 9.25 at Bulldog Invitational while competing on the Springfield College gymnastics team. Video



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Emily Paterson Joins UPENN
Emily Paterson
Emily Paterson will join the University of Penn, Division I, gymnastics program this fall.
Wolfgang Personeus Qualifies for 2012 JO National Level 9
Wolfgang Personeus
2012 JO National Level 9 Championship qualifier (age 11)
2011-2012 Future Star Nationals ranked 20th 11-yr

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Boris Rasin competes at NCAA gymnastics Championship
Boris Rasin
A former NESA gymnast (2005), Boris Rasin competed for the MIT gymnastics team and in 2009 was invited to the NCAA Men's Gymnastics Championship.

Rasin placed 10th in the all-around qualifier with a score of 79.050. He notched a 13.850 on the rings, a 13.600 on the vault, a 13.200 on the floor exercise, a 13.000 on the high bar, a 12.900 on the parallel bars, and a 12.500 on the pommel horse.

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Alexis Schupp Competes for Cornell University gymnastics
Alexis Schupp
Schupp was a starter on bars as a freshman in 2011, posting eight scores of 9.6 or better in her 12 competitions. She scored a 9.700 at the ECAC meet to take first and went 9.750 against Brown for a career high. Her 9.685 season average was the highest on the team. She is enrolled in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.

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Sara Schupp Begins Collegiate Career at Cornell University
Sara Schupp
Schupp qualified for the state championships eight times while competing for the New England Sports Academy. A four-time regional qualifier and 2008 state champion, she is a three-year Level 10 competitor.\

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Mike Sheehan Places 18th in International Grip Competition
Mike Sheehan
The International Grip Competition was held across 11 different countries including Australia, Russia, Finland, United Kingdom, and United States, with a total of 80 contestants.

The events were the competition standards of two hand pinch and overhand axle deadlift, along with the World of Grip half penny lift.

Position, points, name, weight class, pinch, axle, penny

18 229 pts. Michael Sheehan 105 kg, 200 / 362.69 / 25.5

For complete list of competitors visit: http://www.adamtglass.com/
Jason Shen Achieves NCAA National Championship
Jason Shen
A NESA former athlete (2004), Jason Shen claimed an NCAA National Championship on the University of Stanford gymnastics team in 2011.

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Griffin Silver will be participating in the Kellogg's Tour of Olympic Gymnastic Champions
Griffin Silver
Griffin Silver, who is a Future Star, level 7, on the boys gymnastics team, will be participating in the Kellogg's Tour of Olympic Gymnastic Champions at the TD Bank North Garden in Boston on November 11th. He sent in an audition video and was the boy chosen to join the Boston show. Very exciting for Griffin and NESA! Here is his audition video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XC_zWsMCSxQ&feature=em-share_video_user
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