Georgia gymnastics signee Natalie Vaculik will enroll at UGA this fall and compete for the Gym Dogs in 2015, head coach Danna Durante announced on Monday. Vaculik, a member of the Canadian national team, signed with the Gym Dogs in April.
Vaculik placed first on bars at the Elite Canada competition earlier this year and finished second while leading Canada to a second place finish at the 2013 Massilia Open in France. She was fifth at the Massila Masters international competition.
‚ÄúI‚Äôm excited to be at UGA this fall because I really love the atmosphere inside and out of the gym,‚Äù Vaculik said in a news release. ‚ÄúI‚Äôm very much looking forward to training with my teammates and contributing to the team as a Gym Dog.‚Äù
Vaculik also placed fifth on bars at the Cottbus World Cup in Germany in March and finished second in the all-around at the 2013 Canadian Championships. She trained at Gemini Gymnastics and was coached by Elena Davydova and Valery Yachybekov.