Golden Gophers Lexy Ramler (St. Michael, Minn.) and Ona Loper (Bluffton, S.C.) each won a national title at the 2017 Women’s Junior Olympic National Championships this past weekend in Indianapolis, Ind.
Ramler competed all-around in the Senior F Division, and tied for seventh with a score of 38.275. By event, she tied for tenth on vault (9.725), shared 38th on uneven bars (9.100), won the title on beam with a 9.800 and tied for fifth place on floor (9.650).
Loper finished fifth in the all-around competition with a 38.300 in the Senior E Division. By event, she tied for fourth on vault (9.775), placed 30th on uneven bars (9.350), tied for 13th on beam (9.450) and claimed a share of gold on floor with a 9.725.
Ramler, Loper and Lexi Montgomery (The Colony, Texas) will join the team on campus this fall.
By The Numbers: 2017
Take a look back at highlights from Minnesota Women's Gymnastics 2017 season by the numbers.
Incoming Gophers Win JO National Titles
Lexy Ramler (St. Michael, Minn.) and Ona Loper (Bluffton, S.C.) each won a national title at the 2017 Women's Junior Olympic National Championships.
Gophers Celebrate 2017 Season
Minnesota recognized team accomplishments and award winners at the annual banquet, celebrating the 2017 season.