Madison Kocian does not like to wait.
“I’m typically an impatient person,” the sophomore said.
Kocian had shoulder surgery in August. The doctors told her to take it easy with her recovery. Even UCLA gymnastics coach Valorie Kondos Field wasn’t sure how much Kocian would be able to contribute this season, especially on the uneven bars – the event that places the most stress on the shoulders.
“When she said she wanted to be competing on three events in six months, we were like,...