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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...

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

By Tyler Fedak

March 16, 2016


Filed under Sports

name staff writerThe 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 runnin...

Illinois women’s gymnastics produce new season-high total, sweep doubleheader weekend

By Tyler Fedak

February 29, 2016


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Tweet: @IlliniWGym boast new season-high total (196.525) and garner 8 event titles from weekend wins #IlliniThe Illinois women’s gymnastic team’s season carried the high energy from the win against Michigan State into this weekend’s doubleheader versus Iowa State and Lindenwood.On Senior nIght, sen...

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

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

By Tyler Fedak

February 25, 2016


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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...

Illini women's gymnasts show off choreography skills

Illini women's gymnasts show off choreography skills

By Tyler Fedak

February 25, 2016


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Tweet: @IlliniWGym Gymnasts participate in LipSync Challenge #IlliniSinging and dancing are great outlets to express creativity and bring people together. For Illinois' women's gymnasts, the dancing part is second nature. But when it comes to singing, those who can, do and those who can’t, lip-sync...

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...

No. 19 Illinois to face an undefeated No. 18 Minnesota

By Tyler Fedak

February 4, 2016


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Tweet: No. 19 @IlliniWGym look to jump ahead No.18 Gophers in national rankings #IlliniThe Illini had a poor start in the bars and vault rotations last week against Penn State. Illinois relied heavily on their beam and floor rotations to get the win, setting season high scores in both events. “At Michiga...

Illinois women's gymnastics squeaks passed Penn State

Illinois women's gymnastics squeaks passed Penn State

By Tyler Fedak

February 1, 2016


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The No. 19 Illinois women’s gymnastics meet against Penn State on Friday night in State College, Pennsylvania, was settled by less than one point.ssIllinois (2-2, 2-1 Big Ten)ss started out this Big Ten matchup competing on the uneven bars. Junior Mary Jane Horth performed her third 9.900 routine of ...

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...

No.17 Illinois women's gymnastics falls to No.3 Michigan

No.17 Illinois women's gymnastics falls to No.3 Michigan

By Tyler Fedak

January 24, 2016


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In its first home meet of the season, No. 17 Illinois women’s gymnastics fell to No. 3 Michigan 196.900-195.150ssCompeting on home turf was a helpful change of atmosphere for Illinois.“We always love being back in Huff,” said junior Mary Jane Horth. “Seeing familiar faces out in the crowd is so nice and...