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Illinois women’s gymnast LeDuc earns Big Ten Gymnast of the Week

Illinois women’s gymnast LeDuc earns Big Ten Gymnast of the Week

Mike Gasick, Assistant sports editor
January 17, 2017
Filed under Gymnastics, Sports, Women's Sports

After her performance in the Illinois women's gymnastics home opening meet, the Big Ten named Lizzy LeDuc Big Ten Gymnast of the Week. The sophomore competed in the all-around, floor, vault and beam against Rutgers, Eastern Michigan and UIC at Huff Hall. LeDuc posted a 9.850 on the vault and a... Read more »

Men’s gymnastics opens its season with some friendly competition

Men’s gymnastics opens its season with some friendly competition

Tatiania Perry, Staff writer
December 5, 2016
Filed under Gymnastics, Gymnastics, Men's Sports, Sports, Women's Sports

A day of light, friendly competition is the only way to characterize the Illinois men’s gymnastics Orange and Blue Exhibition meet. The men split into two teams —  Orange and Blue — then combined with the women who did the same to form hybrid teams. The competition consisted of four rotation... Read more »

Orange and Blue exhibition brings camaraderie to Huff Hall

Orange and Blue exhibition brings camaraderie to Huff Hall

Danielle Williams, Contributing writer
December 5, 2016
Filed under Gymnastics, Gymnastics, Men's Sports, Sports, Women's Sports

The Illinois women’s gymnastics team started its season off with the Orange and Blue exhibition at Huff Hall this weekend. Many Illini fans came out on the snowy Sunday to watch the women’s and men’s teams have a friendly competition against each other. Both were combined, and the Orange team ... Read more »

Illinois women’s gymnastics ready for its season to begin

Illinois women’s gymnastics ready for its season to begin

Danielle Williams, Contributing writer
December 2, 2016
Filed under Gymnastics, Sports, Women's Sports

The Illinois women’s gymnastics team is looking to turn in another successful season. The Illini did not qualify to the Big Ten Championships last season, but they had many individuals recognized with awards at the end of the year. Graduated gymnasts Giana O’Connor, Sunny Kato and ... Read more »

Meet your new Illinois athletic director: Josh Whitman

Michal Dwojak, Staff writer
February 18, 2016
Filed under Baseball, Basketball, Basketball, Cross Country, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Golf, Gymnastics, Gymnastics, Soccer, Softball, Sports, Swim & Dive, Tennis, Tennis, Track & Field, Track & Field, Volleyball, Wrestling

Now that the University of Illinois has announced that Josh Whitman will be the school’s next athletic director, it’s a good time to learn who the new leader of Illinois athletics is. Whitman’s ties to Illinois started in 1997 when he first lined up at tight end for Ron Turner. He finish... Read more »