Brenna Seeman | Posted: 11 Aug 2021 | Updated: 11 Aug 2021

10 Gymnasts receive WCGA Scholastic All-American awards

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BYU Women's Gymnastics

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio – The BYU gymnastics team had 10 gymnasts named Women's Collegiate Gymnastics Association Scholastic All-Americans, the association announced on Wednesday. 

To be named a WCGA Scholastic All-American, a gymnast must have a minimum of a 3.5 GPA for the 2020-2021 academic year.

The Cougars combined for a 3.25 GPA, while the 10 WCGA All-Americans earned a 3.5 or higher. 

Overall, the association had 58 teams and a record number of student-athletes (1,059) with a GPA of 3.5 or more. Last year there were 889 Scholastic All-America team members, making this the first time with more than 1,000 honorees.

This is the fifth year in a row Angel Zhong has been recognized. Abby Stainton, Helody Cyrenne, Jordan Danbury Matthews, and Abbey Miner Alder are four-time recipients while Rachel Bain Heaton and Brittney Vitkauskas have been named three times. 

2020-21 BYU WCGA Scholastic All-Americans

Rachel Bain Heaton 

Abby Beeston

Anna Bramblett 

Helody Cyrenne 

Jordan Danbury Matthews 

Lexi Mather 

Abbey Miner Alder 

Abby Stainton

Brittney Vitkauskas 

Angel Zhong


For the full list of student-athletes, view the attached official release below.