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Illinois women’s gymnastics heads to Big Ten Championships

Illinois women’s gymnastics heads to Big Ten Championships

March 19, 2015


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The Illinois women’s gymnastics team has concluded its regular season and is set to begin its postseason with the Big Ten Championships on Saturday at the Crisler Center in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Coming off a first-place finish at the Big Five Meet last week, senior Kelsi Eberly knows her team is lo...

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

March 3, 2015


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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 hopes to break 29-year losing streak against Michigan

Illinois women’s gymnastics hopes to break 29-year losing streak against Michigan

January 22, 2015


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Last February, the Illinois women’s gymnastics team came up just short — 0.226 points to be exact — of defeating Michigan and ending its losing streak against its conference rival. Illinois’ losing streak against Michigan stands at 43 meets, including head-to-head meets, Big Ten Championships,...

Illinois women’s gymnastics has historic season

May 14, 2014


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The Illinois women’s gymnastics team defined its season as “limitless” prior to its start, and that attitude paved the way to a year filled with breaking records and making history. Illinois opened its season with its highest season-opener score of a 195.325 in a victory over Michigan State on Jan....

Illinois women’s gymnastics returns to Minneapolis for Regionals

Illinois women’s gymnastics returns to Minneapolis for Regionals

April 3, 2014


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The No. 11 Illinois women’s gymnastics team last competed at Minneapolis on Jan. 25, where it suffered its first loss of the season against a lower-ranked Minnesota team. The Illini will be back in Minneapolis this Saturday for NCAA Regionals, and they will be a No. 2 seed for the first time in school...

Illinois women’s gymnastics set to face No. 2 Oklahoma

Illinois women’s gymnastics set to face No. 2 Oklahoma

February 27, 2014


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The Illinois women’s gymnastics team will have a lot of work to do against No. 2 Oklahoma in Norman, Okla., on Friday. Oklahoma has displayed their talent this season with an average score of 197.411. The Sooners have also posted the highest team total of all NCAA womens teams with a 198.175. In fact, t...