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Illinois women’s gymnastics head to Big Five Meet

March 10, 2016

Tweet: [email protected] prep for Big Ten Championships with Big Five Meet #IlliniThe season may be nearing its end for the Illinois women’s gymnastics team, but with two conference meets and the national...

Illinois women’s gymnastics wins ninth straight Illinois Classic

Illinois' Sunny Kato performs a routine on the balance beam during the State of Illinois Classic at Huff Hall on Saturday, March 5, 2015. The Illini claimed victory for the ninth consecutive year with a total of 195.425 over Northern Illinois (194.225), UIC(192.625) and Illinois State (191.500).
March 6, 2016

The Illinois women’s gymnastics team hosted the Illinois Classic on Saturday, defending a title it’s held for eight years.The team carried the momentum from its three-meet winning streak into the matchup...

No. 22 Illinois women’s gymnastics look to defend Illinois Classic title

March 2, 2016

Tweet: @illiniWGym Illini hope to win Illinois Classic for ninth consecutive year #illiniThe Illinois women’s gymnastics team returns to Huff Hall on a three-game winning streak to defend a title its...

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

February 29, 2016

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...

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.
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...

Illini women's gymnasts show off choreography skills

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.
February 25, 2016

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...

Illinois women's gymnastics squeaks passed Penn State

Sunny Kato on the balance beam during the match against Michigan at Huff Hall on January 22, 2016. Michigan won 196.825 to 195.15.
January 31, 2016

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...

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

Illinois' Mary Jane Horth performs a routine on the balance beam during the meet against Minnesota at Huff Hall on Saturday, February 7, 2015. The Illini won 195.775-195.375.
January 24, 2016

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...

Illinois women’s gymnastics trio compete at Nationals, O’Connor named All-American

Illinois' Giana O'Connor lifts off from the vault during the meet against Minnesota at Huff Hall on Saturday, Feb. 7. The Illini won 195.775-195.375.
April 20, 2015

Three Illinois women’s gymnasts competed at the NCAA Championships on Friday at the Fort Worth Convention Center in Fort Worth, Texas. Sophomore Mary Jane Horth, junior Giana O’Connor and senior Sunny...

Three individuals to represent Illinois women’s gymnastics at Nationals

Illinois' Mary Jane Horth performs a routine on the balance beam during the meet against Minnesota at Huff Hall on February 7. The Illini won 195.775-195.375.
April 16, 2015

The Illinois women’s gymnastics team won’t be competing at the NCAA Championships for the first time in three years, but three of its gymnasts will. Head coach Kim Landrus wanted her team to qualify...

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”...

Illinois women’s gymnastics season ends at Morgantown Regional

Illinois' Sunny Kato performs a routine on the balance beam during the meet against Minnesota at Huff Hall on Saturday, February 7, 2015. The Illini won 195.775-195.375.
April 6, 2015

The Illinois women’s gymnastics team had been working toward one goal all season: a third-straight trip to NCAA Nationals. All Illinois had to do to make that dream a reality was finish in the top two...

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