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Illinois women’s gymnastics compete in first session of Big Ten Championships

Illinois women’s gymnastics compete in first session of Big Ten Championships

By Tyler Fedak

March 16, 2016


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The Big Five Meet last weekend in Columbus, Ohio, prepped the Illinois women’s gymnastics team to take on the real deal— the Big Ten Championships.Last weekend, Illinois went up against Nebraska, Michigan State, Maryland and Ohio State at the Big Five Meet. The Illini were in the running t...

Confidence is key for Illini women's gymnastics going forward

Confidence is key for Illini women's gymnastics going forward

By Tyler Fedak

February 18, 2016


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The Illinois women’s gymnastics team hits the road this weekend to take on its final Big Ten opponent of the regular season.The Illini have had an unsuccessful past two weeks, racking up two conference losses against Minnesota and Iowa. A prominent factor in the losses is the absence of Illinois al...

Illinois women's gymnastics looking to rise above .500 against Penn State

Illinois women's gymnastics looking to rise above .500 against Penn State

By Tyler Fedak

January 27, 2016


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Jacob Lee has ramped the Illinois women’s gymnastics team’s practices this week.Illinois has racked up early-season losses against Missouri and Michigan, and a win against Rutgers.ss The coaches are running multiple lineups a week to make sure the gymnasts can perform in the high-stress environment t...

Foley and Hodan reunite with Illinois women’s gymnastics

Foley and Hodan reunite with Illinois women’s gymnastics

March 17, 2015


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Heather Foley was in Chicago for her 18th birthday — Aug. 15, 2012 — and in a couple of days, she would head down to Champaign to begin her freshman year of college. But that day ended up more than just a birthday. Foley checked her phone: she had a text from Bridget Hodan that read, “I committed...

Illinois women’s gymnastics looks to grab win over Minnesota

Illinois women’s gymnastics looks to grab win over Minnesota

February 5, 2015


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The Illinois women’s gymnastics team is coming off its best meet of the season thus far, but the gymnasts are still focused on improving for Saturday’s home meet against Minnesota. Despite scoring a season-high in last weekend’s win at Huff Hall, the Illini still made mistakes, so they aren’t s...

Illinois women’s gymnastics fails to break Michigan’s winning streak

January 26, 2015


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The streak lives on. In Illinois’ case, however, that isn’t a good thing. The No. 11 Illinois women’s gymnastics team traveled to Ann Arbor, Michigan, on Sunday to take on conference rival No. 4 Michigan. The Illini entered the meet with hopes of ending their losing streak to the Wolverines, but ...

See treats judges, teammates to perfect performance

See treats judges, teammates to perfect performance

February 26, 2014


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Editor’s note: The Daily Illini sports desk sits down Sunday nights and decides which Illinois athlete or coach is our Illini of the Week. Athletes and coaches are evaluated by individual performance and contribution to team success. It starts with a few steps, and then a little hurdle jump for he...