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Illini women's gymnastics peaks at Big Tens, fails to reach Nationals

By Ashley Wijangco

May 10, 2015

The Illinois women's gymnastics team had one target all season long: to place in the top 10 at NCAA Championships. The Illini failed to reach that goal, but sophomore Mary Jane Horth felt the season still went wellmp."We put together some great meets this season and had a lot of learning experiences," Hort...

Illinois women’s gymnastics heads to Big Ten Championships

Illinois' Kelsi Eberly performs a routine on the floor during the match against Penn State at Huff Hall on February 1.

March 19, 2015

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...

Sophomore Illinois women’s gymnasts overcome difficulties to make impact

Illinois' Mary Jane Horth performs a routine on the balance beam during the match against Penn State at Huff Hall on Saturday, February 1, 2015.

February 3, 2015

Sophomore Erin Buchanan looked to her left while answering a question. She spotted her teammate and classmate Mary Jane Horth messing around on a men’s apparatus after a Tuesday practice. “What is she doing? P-bars?” Buchanan said with a laugh. Appropriately, Buchanan made the observation upon being...

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

Illinois' Kelsi Eberly performs her floor routine during the meet against Michigan, at Huff Hall, on Friday, Feb.7, 2014 The Illini lost 195.800-195.575

January 22, 2015

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 golf duo to compete at regionals

May 8, 2014

Freshman Stephanie Miller was in her dorm room with her roommate, freshman gymnast Sarah Lyons, when the NCAA announced the team and individual qualifiers for golf Regionals. The two student-athletes were watching the Golf Channel awaiting results for the Illinois women’s golf team. The team itself w...