Leah Gneco of Galaxy Gymnastics has committed to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill for the 2018-19 season.
Gneco began competing as a Level 10 gymnast in the fall of 2014, and since then she has competed at two New York State Championships, two Region 6 Championships and two Junior Olympic National Championships. In 2015, at the State Championships, she was fourth in the all around, tied for fourth on vault and was fifth on beam. At Regionals, she was fourth on beam and floor and sixth in the all around. She then qualified to the Junior Olympics, where she finished forty-second in the all around. In 2016, she again competed at the State Championships, where she won silver on floor and in the all around and tied for bronze on vault. She later qualified for Regionals, where she finished fourth in the all around and fifth on bars and floor. She completed her season at the Junior Olympics, where she was thirty-ninth in the all around and twenty-second on beam. In 2017 she competed only at the Magical Classic, where she won a silver medal on bars and a bronze medal in the all around.