WACO, Texas – Baylor acrobatics & tumbling incoming junior-transfer Hope Bravo earned a spot to represent the 2017 USA Gymnastics Senior Elite Trampoline & Tumbling National Team at the World Championships on Nov. 9-19 in Sofia, Bulgaria.
Bravo will partake in the Team USA World Championships preparation camp on Oct. 31-Nov. 4 before heading to Bulgaria.
In July, Bravo was named to the 2017 USA Gymnastics Senior Elite Trampoline & Tumbling National Team and did well enough at the World Championships selection camp that was held on Aug. 31-Sept. 3 in Huntsville, Texas and the World Age Group selection camp in the same location on Sept. 7-10.
The Dallas native has already competed in several events as a member of Team USA, including the Winter Classic in Battlecreek, Michigan on Feb. 24-26, the Texas State Championships in April, the Regional Championships in May, the Elite Challenge in Colorado Springs, Colorado on May 18-21 and the Senior National Team Camp in Huntsville on May 25-28.
After spending two years at Navarro Junior College, Bravo joins the Bears for the 2018 season as BU looks to continue its run after capturing three straight National Collegiate Acrobatics & Tumbling Association (NCATA) national titles.