Lincoln, Neb. - Head coach Dan Kendig and the Nebraska women's gymnastics team announced the addition of four multi-talented recruits for the 2014-15 season. Grace Williams, Kamerin Moore, Danielle Breen and Sean Tafuri will join NU next year, rounding out the Husker roster and giving them increased depth and different skill sets to utilize in their lineups.
“We could not be more excited about our incoming class of 2014,” head coach Dan Kendig said. “All four of them are going to be able to come into our program and instantly make a difference and get into some lineups. They each have great strengths and we cannot wait for them to join our Husker family.”
Michigan native, Grace Williams is a level 10 gymnast who trains with the Geddert's Twistars under head coaches John and Kathyrn Geddert. In 2011, she took home the Nastia Liukin Supergirl Cup with her outstanding performance in the all-around. Williams was the 2012 JO National all-around champion. She took home the title by placing second on bars and beam, third on vault, and a fifth place on floor.
Video: 2012 JO Nationals
Fellow Geddert's Twistar, Kamerin Moore is also joining the class of 2014. Moore is a two-time JO National Qualifier and three-time US National Qualifier. In 2008 and 2009 she was a member of the Junior US National Team where she competed in three different international competitions, and won nine total medals. At the 2012 Level 10 Regionals, she earned gold medals on vault, uneven bars, balance beam and in the all-around competition.
Video: Twistars Invitational 2012: Floor
A level 10 gymnast from Iowa, Danielle Breen trains with Triad Gymnasts under head coaches Donna and Tom Moretti. Breen is a three-time JO Nationals qualifier and in 2013 she placed 13th overall in the all-around. Also in 2013 at the Bravo Classic Danielle she added two titles on vault and floor.
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2013 JO Nationals: Floor
Sean Tafuri, a level 10 gymnast from Los Angeles, Calif. has trained at All Olympia Gymnastics center. In 2012 at the JO National Invitational Tournament Tafuri took the vault title, placed fourth on bars, and fifth on floor which gave her third in the all-around competition. With her strong vaulting skills, she added the Level 10 Regional Vault title.
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