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Naleway's love for gymnastics and team keeps her involved

Naleway's love for gymnastics and team keeps her involved

By Ashley Wijangco

March 13, 2016

Tweet: Former #Illini gymnast Jordan Naleway finishes time with @IlliniWGym as student assistant coach | LinkThen-senior Jordan Naleway felt a wave of sadness as the Illinois women's gymnastics team prepared for its final rotation Feb. 27, 2015.She was set to lead off on floor, but this wasn't just an...

Naleway finishing her time as “mom” for the Illinois women’s gymnastics team

Naleway finishing her time as “mom” for the Illinois women’s gymnastics team

April 14, 2015

Jordan Naleway earned her first varsity letter — commemorating her first collegiate season — at the 2012 Illinois gymnastics awards banquet. But that night, Naleway was also deemed the next “mom” of the women’s gymnastics team. Then-senior Hannah Welker had a gray “Illinois Mom” t-shirt ...

O’Connor ties Illinois all-around record, Weinstein returns

March 3, 2015

Junior Giana O’Connor checked her phone after leading the Illinois women’s gymnastics team to a second-place finish at the Masters Classic in Lincoln, Nebraska, on Sunday afternoon. She had a congratulatory text message from former Illini gymnast Alina Weinstein. O’Connor had just tied Weinstei...

Illinois women’s gymnastics looks to grab win over Minnesota

Illinois women’s gymnastics looks to grab win over Minnesota

February 5, 2015

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

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 ...

Gymnastics begins season at Orange and Blue meet

Gymnastics begins season at Orange and Blue meet

December 8, 2014

It was an afternoon of introductions, competition and humor Sunday at Huff Hall as the Illinois men’s and women’s gymnastics teams made their season debuts at the Orange and Blue Exhibition. Gymnasts were divided into Team Orange and Team Blue, matched up in four rounds of five head-to-head competitions in each ro...