Athletics News

  • Jackson, Hensley and Alonzo Earn Week 7 NCATA Honors
    March 22, 2019
    The National Collegiate Acrobatics & Tumbling Association (NCATA) announced its week seven award winners this afternoon, with Oregon’s Casi Jackson earning athlete of the week honors. Baylor’s Joie Hensley was named the specialist of the week, and Hannah Alonzo was named freshman of the week for the third-straight week.
  • Week 7 Roundup: Busy Weekend Wraps Up Week 7
    March 20, 2019
    Week 7 Roundup: Busy Weekend Wraps Up Week 7
  • Rezendes, Duval and Alonzo Earn Week 6 NCATA Honors
    March 15, 2019
    The National Collegiate Acrobatics & Tumbling Association announced its week six awards winners on Friday morning, with Converse’s Taylor Rezendes earning top honors as the Athlete of the Week. Quinnipiac’s Carly Duval was also named the Specialist of the Week, and Hannah Alonzo garnered freshman of the week honors for the third time this season.
  • Week 6 Roundup: Quinnipiac, Converse and Limestone Pick Up Wins Over The Weekend
    March 12, 2019
    Quinnipiac, Converse and Limestone pick up wins over the weekend.
  • East Stroudsburg Adds Acrobatics & Tumbling, Becomes 29th Member
    March 11, 2019
    East Stroudsburg University President Marcia G. Welsh, Ph.D., announced Monday the addition of women’s acrobatics and tumbling as the institution’s 22nd intercollegiate sport. East Stroudsburg in an NCAA Division II institution that competes in the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC).
  • NCATA Announces Week 5 Award Winners
    March 08, 2019
    The National Acrobatics & Tumbling Association (NCATA) announced its week five award winners on Friday afternoon, with Baylor’s Ashley Echelberger earning Athlete of the Week, while teammate Joie Hensley was named the Specialist of the Week. Azusa Pacific’s Hannah Alonzo was also honored as the freshman of the week for the second time this season.
  • Faustino, Coon, and Boothe Earn Week 4 NCATA Honors
    March 01, 2019
    The University of Oregon took two of the top three honors as the NCATA announced its week four award winners this afternoon. Oregon’s Yeelena Faustino was named the Athlete of the Week, while teammate Payton Coon earned Specialist of the Week honors. Converse’s Dominique Boothe was named the Freshman of the Week.
  • Week 4 Roundup: National Championship Rematch Highlights Busy Week
    February 26, 2019
    The fourth week of the NCATA season was highlighted by a 2018 National Championship rematch and seven top-10 teams were in action.
  • Lacewell, Kyle, and Reynolds Earn Week 3 NCATA Honors
    February 21, 2019
    The University of Oregon’s Addie Lacewell has been named the NCATA Athlete of the Week, while Fairmont State’s Kelsey Kyle and Catherine Reynolds were honored as the Specialist of the Week and Freshman of the Week for their performances during week three of the NCATA season.
  • NCATA National Championship Tickets On Sale Now
    February 19, 2019
    Baylor University is set to host the 2019 NCATA National Championships at the Ferrell Center in Waco, Texas on April 25-27 and tickets are now on sale for all sessions.
  • Week 3 Roundup: Top 5 Matchup Highlights Week 3 Slate
    February 19, 2019
    Eight teams were in action during the third week of the NCATA season, including a matchup of top-five teams, and the first tri-meet of the 2019 season.
  • Gray, Naples and Alonzo Earn Week 2 NCATA Honors
    February 14, 2019
    The National Collegiate Acrobatics & Tumbling Association announced its week two awards on Thursday evening, with Baylor’s Ceara Gray earning top honors as the Athlete of the Week. Fairmont State senior Karah Naples was named the Specialist of the Week, and Azusa Pacific’s Hannah Alonzo garnered Freshman of the Week accolades.
  • Chowan Adds Acrobatics & Tumbling, Becomes 28th Member
    February 08, 2019
    The Chowan University Department of Athletics in conjunction with the Office of the Chancellor and the Office of the President at Chowan University is excited to announce the addition of Acrobatics & Tumbling as the 20th varsity sport and 11th women's varsity sport in the athletic department.
  • NCATA Announces Week 1 Award Winners
    February 07, 2019
    Baylor's Hope Bravo and Joie Hensley, and King's Claire Guittard earned week one accolades from the National Collegiate Acrobatics & Tumbling Association (NCATA), as announced the association's awards committee on Thursday afternoon. Bravo was named the NCATA Athlete of the Week, while Hensley and Guittard earned Specialist and Freshman of the Week honors for the first week of the season.
  • Pate To Lead UMHB Acrobatics & Tumbling Program
    February 07, 2019
    The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor Acrobatics and Tumbling program has its first head coach with the announcement of the hiring of Courtney Pate to lead the program.
  • 2019 NCATA Season Begins This Weekend
    February 01, 2019
    The 2019 Acrobatics & Tumbling season will get underway this weekend with four meets taking place from Saturday afternoon-Tuesday evening. The season will begin on Saturday at 2 p.m. when the Senators of Davis & Elkins host Georgetown and West Virginia Wesleyan in a tri-meet.
  • Coker College Becomes 27th Member of NCATA
    January 31, 2019
    Coker College is pleased to announce the addition of Acrobatics and Tumbling as its 25th varsity sport beginning in 2019. Coker becomes the 27th member of the National Collegiate Acrobatics & Tumbling Association.
  • NCATA Announces Preseason Top 10, Baylor Takes Top Spot
    January 30, 2019
    Four-time defending National Collegiate Acrobatics & Tumbling Association (NCATA) National Champion Baylor University has been voted No. 1 in the 2019 Preseason Top 10, the association announced on Wednesday morning. The preseason rankings are voted on by the association’s 22 head coaches.
  • Mulkey, Acrobatics & Tumbling Featured on This Week's WeCOACH Podcast
    January 17, 2019
    The National Collegiate Acrobatics & Tumbling Association’s Director of Expansion Felecia Mulkey sat down with Megan Kahn on this week’s episode of the WeCOACH Podcast. Mulkey is an eight-time NCATA National Champion, and is currently the head coach at Baylor University.
  • Mary Hardin-Baylor Becomes 26th Member of NCATA
    January 03, 2019
    The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor will add Acrobatics and Tumbling as a varsity sport for the 2019-20 academic year, Vice-President for Athletics Randy Mann announced on Thursday morning.
  • NCATA Programs Sign 128 Student-Athletes During November
    December 20, 2018
    Programs from the National Collegiate Acrobatics and Tumbling Association (NCATA) have announced the signing of 128 student-athletes during the first month of the 2019 open signing period, welcoming a group of student-athletes spanning 29 states. The new open signing period began in November and will run through August for NCATA programs.
  • Allie Williams Named Head Coach at Saint Leo
    November 26, 2018
    Saint Leo University Vice President and Director of Athletics Francis X. Reidy, named Allie Williams as the first head coach for the University's 21st intercollegiate athletics program, Acrobatics & Tumbling.
  • NCATA Announces 2019 Schedule, Season Begins on Feb. 2
    September 21, 2018
    The National Collegiate Acrobatics & Tumbling Association today announced its schedule for the 2019 season, which will begin on Sat., Feb. 2 in Elkins, W.Va. with a tri-meet. The NCATA will open the 2019 season with 22 members competing in 67 meets across the country. Five first-year programs will begin competing this season, including Arizona Christian, Belmont Abbey, East Texas Baptist, Limestone and Urbana.
  • Kara Christian Tabbed as First Head Coach at Erskine
    September 12, 2018
    Erskine College Director of Athletics Mark Peeler has named Kara Christian the first head coach of the newly added Acrobatics & Tumbling program at EC.
  • Felecia Mulkey Named to Baylor's Senior Administrative Team
    August 07, 2018
    Eight-time NCATA National Champion will serve as head coach and SWA at Baylor University.
  • Goulding Named Head Coach at Glenville State
    July 20, 2018
    Glenville State College announced the hiring of Melanie Goulding as the new head coach of the Lady Pioneers Acrobatics & Tumbling program
  • Saint Leo Announces Addition of Acrobatics & Tumbling
    July 16, 2018
    SAINT LEO, Fla. – Saint Leo University President Dr. Jeffrey D. Senese and Director of Athletics Francis X. Reidy have announced the addition of acrobatics & tumbling to Saint Leo University's intercollegiate athletics program. The Lions will begin competition in 2020, as a nationwide search for the program's inaugural head coach is underway.
  • Bravo, Alonzo Shine at 2018 USA Gymnastics Championships
    July 11, 2018
    A pair of National Collegiate Acrobatics & Tumbling Association (NCATA) student-athletes turned in top three finishes at the 2018 USA Gymnastics Championships last week, including Baylor senior Hope Bravo and incoming Azusa Pacific freshman Hannah Alonzo.
  • NCATA Member Institutions Announce Summer Camp Details
    May 17, 2018
    The National Collegiate Acrobatics and Tumbling Association (NCATA) summer schedule has started to ramp up as nine member institutions have announced details for their upcoming summer camps. Continue to check this link throughout the summer as more camps are announced!
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