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Women’s gymnasts win decisive season opener

January 20, 2015

Only one week separated the Illinois women’s gymnastics team’s season opener and home opener, but that didn’t stop the gymnasts from making significant gains in their 196.175-192.775, home-opening win over Rutgers. “They touched well, and went out and competed with confidence,” head coach Kim ...

Illinois women’s gymnastics has historic season

May 14, 2014

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....

Freshmen lead Illinois women’s gymnastics to 11th-place finish at nationals

April 21, 2014

The Illinois women’s gymnastics team failed to reach its season goal of placing in the top 10 at the NCAA Championships in Birmingham, Ala. The team placed 11th overall, but its final score of 195.800 marked the highest nationals score in program history. “We came ever so close to it,” head coach Kim Landrus ...

Illinois women’s gymnastics takes 11th at Nationals

April 19, 2014

The Illinois women's gymnastics team ended its season with an 11th-place finish at nationals Friday. Its final score of 195.800 was the first score below a 196 since Feb. 28, when it competed against Oklahoma. The Illini competed Friday afternoon at the Birmingham Civic Center in Birmingham, Ala. T...

Illinois women’s gymnastics finishes second at Big Ten Quad Meet

Illinois women’s gymnastics finishes second at Big Ten Quad Meet

March 17, 2014

The No. 14 Illinois women’s gymnastics team scored a 196.875 to take second place at the Big Ten Quad Meet, allowing the team to accomplish its goal of making the evening session at the Big Ten championships. The evening session typically features the best teams in the conference, and the winner of the...

Illinois women’s gymnastics scores all-time high in win over Lindenwood

Illinois women’s gymnastics scores all-time high in win over Lindenwood

March 10, 2014

Senior Amber See completed her floor routine, and the meet was over. Excitement came pouring out of the Illini women’s gymnasts, as evidenced by See’s facial expressions. She was jumping up and down as the team all rushed to her.  The Illini made history Saturday evening in their 197.100-194.450...

See treats judges, teammates to perfect performance

See treats judges, teammates to perfect performance

February 26, 2014

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...

Illinois women’s gymnastics go undefeated in doubleheader weekend

Illinois women’s gymnastics go undefeated in doubleheader weekend

February 24, 2014

The Illinois women’s gymnastics team grabbed two wins over the weekend. It began with a win at Friday’s State of Illinois Classic in Normal, Ill. Then, the Illini returned home Sunday and scored 196.775 to defeat Central Michigan and Ohio State. The first-place finish at the Classic was Illinois’ sev...

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