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Illinois women's gymnastics rides momentum going into double header weekend

Giana O'Connor on the bars during the match against Michigan at Huff Hall on January 22, 2016. Michigan won 196.825 to 195.15.

By Tyler Fedak

February 25, 2016

Tweet: @IlliniWGym the Illini have high energy going into their two competitions this weekend #IlliniPrior to last weekend’s matchup against Michigan State, the Illini hadn't put everything together in competition. Then, against the Spartans, Illinois went out and performed a program...

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

Senior Gymnast Jordan Naleway, the

April 15, 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 ...