Seventy-seven days ago, back on Nov. 11, 2020, Utah gymnastics coach Tom Farden could not have been happier.
His program had just secured the signatures of Olympic hopefuls Kara Eaker and Grace McCallum, world champions of the same caliber as Utah superstars MyKayla Skinner and Ashley Postell.
Farden could scarcely contain his excitement.
“This is a very special recruiting class,” he told the Deseret News. “Couldn’t be more proud of a group effort in getting these athletes, these world champions, to commit.”
That special recruiting class just got even better.
On Wednesday, Junior Olympic uneven bars national champion and Utah native Sage Thompson signed with the Red Rocks, becoming the third member of Utah’s 2021 recruiting class.
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